Surfers and Windsurfers Unite to Keep Beaches Clean
By Katie McMillan
Surfers and windsurfers might not always come together in the water, but when it comes to cleaning up the beach they are a powerful team.
On Sunday March 20th, The Surfrider Foundation Maui Chapter and +H20, a collective of Maui windsurfers dedicated to clean water, will join forces for the “Lulu’s Lahaina Ukumehame” Beach Clean-Up.
This event takes place from 8am-11am and participants are asked to meet at the Surfrider Foundation booth at Ukumehame Beach at 8am. Lunch will be provided and 2011 Beach Clean Up t-shirts will be free to the first 100 attendees. Community Work Day donates supplies such as bags and gloves. It is suggested that participants also come prepared with a re-useable water bottle and sun protection.
As we all know, one beach clean up just isn’t enough. The Surfrider Foundation and +H20 will be conducting future clean ups on the third Sunday of each month. For more information contact The Surfrider Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 808-283-2470.
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