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Winter 14/15 Newsletter

Posted 5 days, 7 hours agoViewed 39 times

Well, the winter was horribly cold in Maine. Coldest February on record, ayuh. February was the coldest month — out of any month ever — on record for Bangor, where the average temperature was 6.1 degrees. What’s most notable about the record is how much it blew away the old record —2.3 degrees. Monthly records are typically are broken by...

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Save the Date!

Posted on 10/30/2014 at 08:46 amViewed 646 times

Hi everyone, well, we got it! We are now officially a non profit. Hallelujia! It seemed to take forever! Now we can get on with the big plan, more kids, more fun, more equipment! First, we want to start with a ginormous  “Hero Banquet” to thank all our volunteers. Without you all, there would be no event! Please join us to kick off the official...

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Special Surfer Night Procedures and Update for Waitlisters - August 19

Posted on 08/18/2014 at 08:42 pmViewed 757 times

Okay all you “Wait List” folks. Here’s the deal. We have about 80 boards, and maybe more. We have 100 kids on the original registration. Some kids don’t show up (as special parents, you know how complicated getting out the door can be). So, we get some no shows. Some kids just surf for a few minutes. Some surf as long as we let them! If you...

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Special Surfer Night Procedures and Update - August 19

Posted on 08/13/2014 at 01:18 pmViewed 756 times

Well, it’s that time of the month again! We need volunteers. We have 70 boards and 200 kids coming! Currently, we have 10 Special Ops volunteers, 4 dry helpers, 22 surfer volunteers and 41 wet volunteers. Wow THANKS! We need more. We LOVE OUR VOLUNTEERS! We’ll be raffling off a SUP to one of our lucky volunteers, so be sure to keep your eye in...

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Special Surfer Night Procedures and Update

Posted on 07/15/2014 at 10:58 amViewed 853 times

Hi Everyone! We have been working on some procedures to make this (rapidly growing) event run more smoothly. I guess we can’t wing it anymore. It feels like a big party, but it’s turning into a big production that needs a lot of organization and focus. So here we are… Please read the parts that apply to you, thanks. WEATHER UPDATES Please keep...

Special Surfer Night

Posted on 06/11/2014 at 03:22 pmViewed 992 times

If you’re volunteering and you read this, you can come straight to the beach at 5:00 or 5:30. If not, come to the shop at 5 for the lowdown. We’ll be assigning teams as people show up.   Hello, we are a week away from Special surfer Night, and I can’t tell you how excited, nervous (BUSY!) and grateful I am. We are looking forward to our biggest...

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Memorial Day Sale

Posted on 05/23/2014 at 07:12 pmViewed 879 times

Come on in this weekend for our Memorial Day Sale!  5 – 20% off on suits, apparel, boards, wetsuits & much, much more!

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Wine and Chocolate Event

Posted on 04/10/2014 at 02:33 pmViewed 1,032 times

Hello there! Well, it seems that now that Spring is in the air (I sure hope the atmospheric conditions got the memo) we should start to focus on SUMMER! We have new summer wear arriving daily (at least that’s what all those shipping notices in my email inbox are telling me, since I’m still in Costa Rica). Sooo, let’s all have a wine and...

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Swell Events for March

Posted on 03/22/2014 at 01:22 pmViewed 1,342 times

Well, the guys at Saco Design are after me to update the blog. I know, I know, what a slacker I’ve been! Last summer was a zoo and I think my brain has recovered.  We expanded the lessons to many new locations and offered a few new classes.  We offered a bunch of Stand Up Paddle  (SUP) clinics through many parks and rec departments. Check...

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Coming Attractions

Posted on 11/13/2013 at 01:07 pmViewed 1,824 times

Hello all, Well it’s been a while since the last newsletter (hopefully we’re getting you to open these by not bombarding you all the time!) Here’s what we have coming up: Movie Night s are BACK! New Carver Skateboards are IN! Chillfest Black Friday /Small Business Saturday Sale Prelude Party with K ennebunk River Band Friday...

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