Congratulations to the new Broward Chapter Executive Committee! Please welcome:
Chair Craig Tolz
Vice Chair Janice Nott
Treasurer Jeff Kiene
Secretary Catherine Uden
We’re still looking for a Volunteer Coordinator, so please contact Craig Tolz if you’re interested in learning more!
Join the Surfrider Foundation and Florida Coastal and Ocean Coalition on March 24th and 25th at the Florida Capitol for Florida Coasts & Oceans Day!
We’ll kick things off with a lobbying training session on March 24th from 6:00-7:30pm at 621 Gallery, followed by a reception and mixer at Grasslands Brewery!
On March 25th we’ll have educational displays from other environmental causes and will spend the day meeting with legislators and attending committee meetings, touring the capitol, and networking with other ocean champions from across the state!
Surfrider is all about grassroots volunteering, that means getting people involved in activities and outreach in our local community and state, and helping them take the lead on creating change! There’s always something you can do to help, and if you have a good idea or know of an opportunity, let us know. For volunteer opportunities contact the Executive Committee here!
We are actively looking for new members for our Executive Committee, and need new committee members to help lead beach cleanups, plan social events, or implement any other ideas you might have!
surf movie premier Expensive Porno Movie
live music by Brett Staska
Art by local surfing artists
Slave to the Wave, Surfy Birdy, Salty Sista, FrezzArt, Penny Lane LP, Patrick Robert Art, Alain Eagles Art, Fox House, Goldielockes Designs, Jeff Biege photography, The Clay Cache by Samantha McInnis, SurfThis, StaySea, Maytin Glass Studio, Blair Hess Project, The Silver Mermaids, Ryan Pinder, Tina Vanzwol, Sniptease, Luna Love, Paola Espitia Photography and more
Sponsors: 2nd St. Surf Shop, Kulcha Shok, BC SURF AND SPORT, Algae, Viking SurfSup, RK Ocean Gear, Surf World, Island Water Sports, Bird Surfboards
When: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Our chapter meetings are open to everyone so come out and have your voice heard…our oceans, waves and beaches need your help!
We always have a fun, social aspect to our meetings. Arrive a little early for drinks and mingle with your fellow Surfrider enthusiasts. Find out about what’s happening in our chapter and how you can get involved.
You do not need to be a Surfrider Foundation member, but it’s always encouraged. If you plan on attending one of our meetings, please help us stop climate change by reducing your carbon footprint by carpooling, taking public transit, bike, skateboard or walk. Climate change affects us all!
A recap of:
- A Conversation with Garrett McNamara Event held on August 27 and hosted by St. Thomas Aquinas Bienes Center of The Arts.
- Ocean Conservancy Coastal Cleanup held on September 20 at various location in Broward County.
- Chairperson Chelsea Wilder move to California
- Ft. Lauderdale North Beach Construction
- FAT Artfest / Art on The Slide fundraiser on September 27 at General Provisions Where: General Provision 525 NW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Florida When: Saturday September 27th 7pm till 12am during Fat Village Art Walk
- Florida Surfrider Conference November 7 -9 Melbourne, Florida
- Beach Cleanups – October, November and December in Dania Beach, FL with cleanup partners at South Plantation High School
- October is Raptober / Raptoberfest– Rise Against Plastics
- Surfrider Broward Chapter training September 30
Where: General Provision
When: Saturday September 27th 7pm till 12am during Fat Village Art Walk
The Return of Island Hoppers TV Kick Off Party
front area- surf video: ‘Groove Move’ and Island Hoppers Episodes
back area – skate video: ‘Scumbag ‘10 year anniversary’
Chris Beeman Slave to the Wave, Rachel DeJohn Surfy Birdy, Ben Hicks Fine Art, Rhee Polhamus, Alain Eagles Art, Thomas Frezza Frezz Art, Ryan Heigel SurfThis, Blair Hess Project, Pay Aponte, Beach Bum Art by Nicole Kinne, Holly Schaefer’s Clay Art
pop up shops
545 NW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Broward County participates in the annual International Coastal Cleanup, sponsored by the Ocean Conservancy. The Cleanup takes place in over 104 countries around the world and typically on the 3rd Saturday of September.
The next event is scheduled for Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 9 a.m. until noon. Please dress appropriately for the weather, either rain or shine, as we will only cancel the Cleanup due to a tropical storm system resulting in a Watch or Warning. Call 954-519-1270 for cancellation information.
To participate, bring a hat, gloves, sunscreen and water to one of the cleanup site locations identified on the map below.
Email email@example.com to register for this year’s cleanup event. Please include your name, contact information, organization, and number of attendees.
Ocean Conservancy Coastal Cleanup
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A Conversation with Garrett McNamara
Art Exhibit – Art on the Slide” Exhibit opens at 6pm
Conversation with Garrett McNamara begins at 7:30pm
Big Wave Surfing World Record Holder Garrett McNamara will provide special insight into the world of chasing big waves. He will discuss what it takes to be physically and mentally prepared and will show never-before-seen video footage of his surfing adventures. His one of a kind Mercedes-Benz designed surfboard will be on display and Garrett will also take questions from the audience.
The Slave to the Wave “Art on the Slide” art show features surfing art and photography of Chris Beeman (Slave to the Wave), Ben Hicks Fine Art, Rachel DeJohn (Surfy Birdy), Daniel Caldwell (danielcaldwellstudio.com), Alain Eagles Art, Chelsea Wilder & Thomas Frezza (Frezz Art), Patrick Robert Art, Tina Vanzwol (Gypsies of the Sea), Ryan Heigel (SurfThis!) & others.
The exhibit will be on display in the Bienes Center lobby starting at 6pm.
Seating in the theater will begin at 7pm and the conversation with Garrett McNamara
will begin at 7:30pm in the Bienes Center Theater.
Sponsored by: Body Glove, Slave to the Wave, Surfrider Foundation Broward Chapter,
Kulcha Shok Music, SurfSkate Industries and others!
There will also be Prizes and Giveaways from our sponsors!!
use the discount code for 20 % off ticket pricing: surfrider
4:30 Boardroom Bar will be our new meeting spot,
starting with this months meeting which is THIS WEDNESDAY at 7pm!
We will be holding elections. Please email us for more info if interested in a position and attend the meeting .
Boardroom Bar3343 NE 32nd St Fort Lauderdale, Florida
with Surfrider Foundation Broward Chapter
Day: Friday, June 20, 2014
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Place: Boardroom Bar3343 NE 32nd St Fort Lauderdale, Florida (727) 466-7149
Surf Movie, Raffle, Surfboard Raffle, 1/2 price drinks
International Surfing Day began in 2005 by the efforts of Surfing Magazine and Surfrider Foundation to give surfers from around the world a day to celebrate their sport and give back to the oceans and beaches.