Surfrider Foundation Reminds Community about Paddle for Clean Water

Friday, 21 September 2007
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2007 Paddle for Clean WaterMembers from the Surfrider Foundation - Sebastian Inlet Chapter want to remind all watermen and women, as well beachgoers of all ages, that the annual Paddle for Clean Water is scheduled to take place this Sunday, September 23, 2007, at Jetty Park in Cape Canaveral.
2007 Paddle for Clean WaterSurfersvillage Global Surf News, 20 September, 2007 : - - Satellite Beach, Fla - Members from the Surfrider Foundation - Sebastian Inlet Chapter want to remind all watermen and women, as well beachgoers of all ages, that the annual Paddle for Clean Water is scheduled to take place this Sunday, September 23, 2007, at Jetty Park in Cape Canaveral.

The free event takes place from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.  Participants will paddle out past the jetty to form a circle of friendship designed to protest coastal polluters, including local gambling boats. Surfers, body boarders, paddle boarders, kayakers, rafters, boaters, fishermen, and all beachgoers are encouraged to attend.  Healthy snacks and drinks will be provided for paddlers, and t-shirts will be available for purchase with all profits going back to support Surfrider Foundation - Sebastian Inlet Chapter.

To encourage participation, Cocoa Beach Kayaking (321-784-4545) and Space Coast Kayaking (321-784-2452) are providing free kayaks for the Paddle for Clean Water.  Space is limited and reservations are required; call in advance to secure a kayak.

The event takes place at Jetty Park, located at 400 Jetty Road in Cape Canaveral. While the event is free, the park's standard $5.00 entrance fee applies. To find out more about the Surfrider Foundation Sebastian Inlet Chapter's Paddle for Clean Water.

About Surfrider Foundation
The Surfrider Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world's oceans, waves, and beaches for all people, through conservation, activism, research, and education. Represented by over 50,000 members and 60 local chapters in the United States, the Surfrider Foundation also has affiliations in Australia, Japan, France, Costa Rica, Argentina, Canada and Brazil.  The Sebastian Inlet Chapter covers all of Brevard County, from Playalinda Beach (part of the Canaveral National Seashore) in Titusville to Sebastian Inlet State Park.

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