We had a great event this year. 28 volunteers donated 150 hours to make this event happen. With the generous support of Barefoot Wines who donated 100% of the wine for this event we were able to net $4000. This should help us fund this years Blue Water Task Force and other programs this year. A huge thanks goes to our lead organizers Jen Britt and Laura Neary, Barefoot Wine, and all the volunteers that set up and staffed the booth the entire weekend (Ted Brittsan, Ryan Cruse, Charlie Plybon, Vince Pappalardo, Delores Williams, Phil Barbour, Carolyn Potter, Curt Finnegan, Teresa Mealy, Karen Dichari, Parker Ogburn, Sara Brock, Ann Wales, Anna Eyman, Will Zander, Russell Clark, Lisa Wallace, Tomy Torres, Sage DeLuna, Heather Morijah, Christopher Maitlen, Leo Newberg, Jenny Getty, Stacy Galleher, Laura Stimely, Christy Steenkolk). Event Pictures
The Newport Surfrider Chapter will be hosting five sites in the 2015 SOLVE Spring Cleanup. The five sites are at Otter Rock, Beverly Beach, Agate Beach Wayside, Nye Beach, and Yaquina Bay. The date is March 28th from 10am to 1pm. Please go to the SOLVE Spring Cleanup website to sign up at your desired beach and find more details on that location (Tip: Filter on “Newport” as your city to see just the Newport sites).
See more pictures here.
January 17, 2015
8 Volunteers in 2 hours
7 bags — 150lbs
It was a wet and windy day for these 8 volunteers but they managed to collect 150lbs of debris off the beach North from the Nye Beach Turnaround as the South was flooded with water. Debris collection was focused on the cliff lines. A big . . . .