Category Archives: Events

Fisherman Island Clean Up

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By Ryan Miller, Surfrider Foundation, Virginia Beach Chapter volunteer Fisherman Island National Wildlife Refuge is a barrier island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, surrounded by the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Normally its gates are closed and beaches are not accessible to the public, for the protection of the natural habitats of its animals, including various birds and sea life…. Read more »

Surfrider VB goes to ECSC 2016

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Surfrider goes to ECSC 2016, Nick Gallegos For the first time in a while, Virginia Beach Chapter set up at the oldest surf contest on the east coast. From Thursday, August 25th to Sunday, August 28th, volunteers manned a tent on the beach and talked to ECSC visitors about Surfrider Foundation, Chapter activities, keeping beaches clean and Surfrider Youth Clubs…. Read more »

July Chapter Meeting Notes

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7/18/2016 – Croc’s 19th Street Bistro Intros EC, Members and Attendees EC Members present: Nick, Recep, Matt RAP Coordinator, Christina Trapani 9 additional attendees including 5 members 2016 Key Initiative Updates (10 minutes) Blue Water Task Force Testing still occurring twice a month at 4 beaches. Contact Shannon if interested in volunteering. Cigarette Litter Prevention Program 25 hotels participating. 14… Read more »

International Surfing Day 2016

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International Surfing Day 2016 turned into International SUP Day due to wild weather at the beach. 20-30 mph winds forced a change of venue from Croatan surfing beach to First Landing State Park at the Narrows for some SUP time for all. We were able to rent a few SUP boards at the last minute and give many people the opportunity… Read more »

Seatack OFG Dedication

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On April 22, 2016, Earth Day, Seatack Elementary School unveiled the Ocean Dance sculpture in their Ocean Friendly Garden. This piece of art was created by local artist Debra Chako along with the school’s 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. The entire school came outside for the dedication along with teachers past and present, local community and school leaders and members… Read more »

4/20 Fundraising Success

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On April 20th, the Virginia Beach Chapter held a fundraiser and tapping party at Gordon Biersch in Town Center. Our goal was to raise some funds for a “Not the Answer” gas-free Surfrider VB Vehicle. The silent auction was hopping, the games were spinning, the keg donated by Gordon Biersch ran out within the first hour (and it was yummy)… Read more »