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December 17, 2015

2016 Kickoff Party!

Clear your calendar – It’s going down! The Surfrider Foundation 2016 Kick Off Party jams out on January 16th, and you’re invited to take part in the festivities. The Bends will be hosting a plastic-free straw night of fun and excitement with local bands Badda Skat, Oceanstone, and Irie Vibes.

On top of some of the best reggae in the local area we’ll be slinging a surfboard raffle, skateboard raffle and dozens of other prize raffles/ giveaways throughout the evening. Entry fee per person is a $5.00 donation per person at the door (raffle ticket for donation in general raffle), but you may donate more than once for additional raffle tickets and big ticket item raffles.

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August 25, 2015

Barefoot Beach Rescue- September 19th!


August 10, 2015

Save the Date: Barefoot Beach Rescue, September 19th

Celebrate International Coastal Cleanup Day with the Suncoast Chapter and Barefoot Wine & Bubbly! We’re hosting a beach cleanup extravaganza and an awesome after-party, hosted by our great friends at Barefoot Wine! Stay tuned for more details!

March 11, 2015

Florida Coasts & Oceans Day

Join the Surfrider Foundation and Florida Coastal and Ocean Coalition on March 24th and 25th at the Florida Capitol for Florida Coasts & Oceans Day!

We’ll kick things off with a lobbying training session on March 24th from 6:00-7:30pm at 621 Gallery, followed by a reception and mixer at Grasslands Brewery!

On March 25th we’ll have educational displays from other environmental causes and will spend the day meeting with legislators and attending committee meetings, touring the capitol, and networking with other ocean champions from across the state!

RSVP here!

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March 9, 2015

March Suncoast Surfrider Chapter Meeting

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Clear your calendar – It’s going down! The Suncoast Surfrider  Chapter Meeting kicks off on March 12th at 7:00 PM, and you’re invited to take part in the monthly meeting to discuss all things Surfrider. The St Pete Brewing Company, 544 1st Ave N, Downtown St Petersburg, is our meeting spot for a night filled with passionate individuals looking out for our lovely mother nature. Come one, come all, bring a guest, and hang loose.


– Current Happenings

– Rise Above Plastics Campaign

– Local Coalitions

– Volunteer Opportunities

– Future Events

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February 13, 2015

Welcome to the new Chapter Executive Committee!

Welcome to the newly elected Suncoast Chapter Executive Committee! We’re thankful for your leadership and stoked to see what you’re going to accomplish!

Chair Thomas Paterek
Vice Chair KC Cavanaugh
Treasurer John Kurz
Secretary Linda Bray
Volunteer Coordinator Ryan Druyor
Member at Large Scott Orsini
Member at Large  Ron Henkel

Please consider getting involved with our Chapter’s volunteer efforts! Reach out to us to learn how you can get involved and help protect our oceans, waves and beaches!

July 8, 2014

Surfrider Suncoast Chapter Monthly Meeting – July 10th


Hey Everyone,

Be sure to join us for our monthly Chapter meeting this Thursday, July 10th. We will meet at 7:00 at Ferg’s Sports Bar and Grill located downtown at 1320 Central Ave. near the Trop. Ferg’s is family-friendly and has great food and beverages at reasonable prices.

Items on the agenda include election of new board members, the latest information regarding Upham Beach, our new Sunset Beach surfcam advertising plans and upcoming events.

There’s a lot to be done and as an all-volunteer organization we need YOUR help to protect our breaks, beaches and surf so come out, meet some old friends and make some new ones!

Don’t come alone, bring a friend!

If you haven’t seen the cam yet go to: to check it out!


June 25, 2014

Check out our New Surf Cam on Sunset beach!

In cooperation with the Suncoast Surf Shop, the Suncoast Chapter of Surfrider has installed a really cool Surf Cam on Sunset Beach! We are very excited that we can check out the swell from near or far! Anyone interested in advertising on the site please contact us at! Surf Cam Website

June 25, 2014

Suncoast Surfrider Social at 7pm at Neptune Grill This Thursday!

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May 18, 2014


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