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Surfrider Foundation hosting beach cleanup Sat. Jan. 22

The Surfrider Foundation, with over 50,000 members, is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s oceans, waves and beaches for all people, through conservation, activism, research and education.

This Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 8am, come and join them to keep our beaches clean so we can all enjoy them to their fullest.

What: Beach clean-up

When: Saturday, January 22, 2011

Time: 8:00 am

Where: Lauderdale By The Sea – On Block North Of Commercial Pier – Villas By The Sea / Town Hall Parking Lot

These events are free and they supply the bags and gloves. It is an easy way to do something good for our beaches and ocean and to raise public awareness of issues like littering and protection of our marine resources. Students can receive community service hours credits for this activity.

MONTHLY BEACH CLEAN-UPS, a project of Surfrider Foundation, is coordinated locally by Surfrider Foundation Broward County Chapter.
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Lauderdale By The Sea will be conducting a Town Commission workshop on January 25, 2011 regulating recreational beach activities. The Commission invites all residents, condo owners, business owners and beach goers to attend this workshop as the town will review kite-surfing, skim-boarding, fishing and boating. For more information you can call or visit the city’s website.

What: Lauderdale By The Sea Workshop on regulating beach activities

When: Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Time: 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Where: Jarvis Hall, 4501 Ocean Drive (next to the Town Hall)

About Valerie J. Amor:
As an architectural consultant, LEED AP, LEED certification reviewer, real estate broker and AIA associate, Valerie J. Amor is dynamically engaged in sustainability and issues regarding the built environment. Actively participating in several local, county and national organizations and committees focused on sustainability issues, she is also owner/principal of Drawing Conclusions and founder/president of Green Collar Connection, companies engaged in sustainable design, real estate development, green job training and research. Knowledgeable and well connected she brings you timely and thoughtful articles. Reach her at .

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Posted by Valerie J. Amor on Jan 21 2011. Filed under Broward County, Emerging Green, Events, Local news, marine. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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