Hi there! Here’s a recap from our meeting on December 5. Thanks to those of you who came out!

  • We have revitalized our list serve. If you haven’t gotten emails from us, you can sign up here.
    • We just sent an email out on Tuesday, if you didn’t get it, you can find that here
    • If you don’t get an email from us in the next month or two, please email volunteercoordinator@dc.surfrider.org and we can figure out what’s going on! 
  • Our membership drive is ongoing – it’s $25 to sign up to be a member and you can do so here
  • Shout out to Michelle for her wonderful presentation and head to joliekai.com for sustainable shopping! 
  • Upcoming events:
    • 12/7/19: Ocean Friendly Recruitment with Surfrider GWU
      • 1:00pm – 3:30pm, meet in Kogan Plaza, Ocean Friendly Restaurant Recruitment OFRs are a way for us to teach restaurants how to be more sustainable. We do this by meeting with dining establishments in the D.C. area to discuss Surfrider’s criteria for the OFR program. It’s a way for everyone to become more involved with Surfrider while also learning how to be more sustainable while eating out. 
      • RSVP to surfridergw@email.gwu.edu (also cc’ed here) 
    • 12/17/19: WAN Holiday Party – more information and tickets here
    • 1/8/20: DC Chapter Happy Hour – location and details TBD, check our website (we’ll also send an email reminder) 
    • 1/21/20: MLK Day Anacostia River Clean Up – more details here
    • 2/26-2/28/20: Hill Day Events – location and details TBD, check our website (we’ll also send an email reminder) 
    • 4/18/20: RIPPLE Fundraiser – SAVE THE DATE and please respond to this email if you’d like to join our planning committee. 
    • Dates not set, but upcoming: 
      • Surf Trip
      • Hands Across the Sand 
      • Clean-ups
      • Paddles 
      • Drain Marking