Monday, June 23, 2008

2008 Membership Drive is On!

The 2008 Membership Drive officially started this past weekend. From now until July 5th if you join or renew your membership making a special note to register with the Olympic Peninsula Chapter you will be entered to win a Rebel Longboard, two tickets to see Jack Johnson at the Gorge and more.

Enter to win by renewing or joining The Surfrider Foundation Olympic Peninsula Chapter and coming to the July 5th Surfing and Traditions Beach Cleanup. You MUST be present at the beach cleanup to be eligable.

To join or renew your membership, you can:
  • IN PERSON - pick up a membership application at NXNW in Port Angeles or Lost Mountain Surfshop in Carsborg where you can also submit your membership form.
  • ONLINE - Join or Renew online making sure you register with the Olympic Peninsula Chapter. Email your info to be entered.
You must be present at the July 5th beach cleanup at first beach La Push to win anything.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

International Surfing Day 6.20.2008

Come join the Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation at First Beach La Push Washington as we celebrate the longest day of the year with a free BBQ, party and outdoor big screen local surf movies. The following day we will start the summer off by doing a beach clean up and more BBQ ing. Please see attached flyer for schedule. We will also be kicking off our 2008 membership drive. Between now and July 5th turn in your membership application to an O.P.C. Surfrider member and you will be entered for a chance to win a new Rebel Surfboards longboard, 2 Jack Johnson concert tickets and more. You must be present at the beach clean up on July 5th to win.

For 2008, International Surfing Day has unveiled a new element; signature challenges. These “challenges” are micro-events that will take place on a local, regional, national and even global levels, and give ISD participants (that’s you!) the opportunity to compete against themselves and others in surfing and environmentally themed competitions.

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Surfing and Traditions is coming

Seems like the month of May just flew by. As June progresses we draw closer and closer to the big 4th of July Surfing and Traditions weekend event. Check out all of the latest details on the Surfing and Traditions website. As of our most recent chapter meeting in May there were still a few opportunities for volunteers.

Saturday, July 5th Surfrider Foundation Sponsored Beach Clean at 9:00 am. Location is in front on the camp ground, 1st beach La Push. Surf and Kayak camp for the local youth of La Push. Hosted by the Quileute Indain Tribe & Surfrider Foundation, this event will begin in the afternoon. The location is at the ball field, north end of La Push.

Sunday, July 6th Surfing competition at 8:00 am. The entry fee is $20.00 payable to Quileute Youth Program. With your entry into the contest you will be given a Surfing & Traditions t-shirt and an entry into a major raffle which includes prizes from great sport suppliers. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the competition.

Contact Leah Hornaday to confirm yourself as a volunteer