Category Archives: Events

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 »

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

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 »

April 2016 Movie Night

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Point Break Movie Night, Recep Ugraskan On Thursday, March 31st, the Virginia Beach Surfrider Foundation hosted it’s first surf movie night for 2016. This event was held at local favorite brewery, Back Bay Brewing, 614 Norfolk Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451, from 6:30 to 10:30. The movie shown was the newly released version of Point Break, starring Luke Bracey as Johnny Utah, Edgar… Read more »

Solution 2 Ocean Pollution Summit

A Solution 2 Ocean Pollution Summit, Christina Trapani Seatack Elementary, an Achievable Dream Academy, is one of the Virginia Beach schools testing our pilot Youth Reusable Bag Program. Our chapter volunteers explained the issue of marine debris and the kids have spent the last several weeks studying plastic pollution and its effects on our waterways and marine life. On March 22nd,… Read more »