October 5, 2015

October Chapter Meeting


NEW LOCATION: Patagonia Georgetown!

It's time for the chapter's monthly meeting! All are welcome, whether you're a Surfrider member or not.

We'll be talking about the Fall OBX surf trip, DC's styrofoam ban, and activism opportunities. Come hang with your Surfrider buddies, talk waves, and grab a beer with everyone after the meeting!

Whether you're new to Surfrider or have been a member for decades, come connect with us on October 7th.

Posted by Surfrider Foundation - DC Chapter on Thursday, September 24, 2015

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Photo credit: Rachel Patterson

August 21, 2015

Endless Summer Luau in DC


Do you surf and live in DC? There’s a rare surf event happening in DC tonight, August 21.

The Surfing Heritage and Culture Center organized a Luau tonight to honor Endless Summer: https://surfingheritage.webconnex.com/SHACCNationalLuau

Lots of surf legends in attendance:
Bruce Brown, Robert August, Mike Hynson, Bob Bagley, Paul Strauch, Joey Cabell, Greg Noll, Fred Hemmings, Tom Morey (inventor of the Morey Bogey Board), PT Townend, Henry Ford, Jerricho Poppler, Mimi Munro,Bill Yerkes, Peter Pan, Dick Catri, Tony Caramanico, and Sean Slater.

Wingnut is the MC! Wingnut!

There is a silent and live auction with lots of boards and a Robert August Costa Rica Experience! Crew from Endless Summer will be on stage chatting about the movie.

August 5, 2015

August Chapter Meeting Tonight


Come to Lululemon in Georgetown TONIGHT, Wednesday, August 5, at 7pm for the chapter’s August meeting. This meeting is open to all, including non-members.

We’ll discuss chapter executive committee nominations, tabling opportunities for volunteers, OBX Fall surf trip, and more! As always, we’ll grab drinks after the meeting at a local establishment.

Facebook event: https://facebook.com/events/803406463113227
Meetup event: http://meetu.ps/2Kh1n1

July 17, 2015

David Stemper Memorial Cleanup 2015

Come join us for an Anacostia River cleanup in honor of Surfrider volunteer David Stemper at Bladensburg Waterfront Park this Saturday,July 18, 9:30am. Canoes will be provided for all volunteers. Supplies and refreshments will also be provided.

Be sure to dress appropriately for the weather and the strong likelihood of getting wet and muddy. Wear sunblock and a hat, bring a water bottle, etc.

This boathouse is located just north of the city, and is always an area in great need. Map on Facebook and Meetup.

Previous cleanups have unearthed hundreds of plastic bottles, chip bags, sport balls, shopping carts, car bumpers, and tires.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/722402851201883/
Meetup: http://meetu.ps/2KhcLb

Hope to see you there!

Not Our Ocean
July 8, 2015

Mobile activism: oppose the Hudson amendment

Write an email from your phone, help protect the Atlantic

Congressman Hudson (R-NC) wants to require the Department of Interior to include the Atlantic in its list of drilling locations, even if the DOI wishes to remove it from the list. (House Amendment 623 to HR 2822)

TODAY: write to your representative and ask them to oppose Hudson’s pro-drilling amendment (House Amendment 623 (code:A093)).

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