Location:  Beachfly Brewing Co., Eau Gallie Blvd & A1A

Members present:  Approx. 30

Guest Speaker: Jim Mardulier, Cocoa Beach high school teacher

Cocoa Beach and all local schools  – A Day in the Life of the Lagoon (ADIL)

Presented by, Cocoa Beach JR/SR High

— Science teachers and students test water quality of the lagoon- Thursday, Oct 10   seeadifference.org

Campaigns:

Blue Water Task Force— 5th month of sampling. Joining up with Marine Resources Council and they will be testing 4 different sites

Ocean Friendly  Restaurants— Doubles has joined. Nomad’s new owners have joined.

Upcoming Events:

Surfrider Classic Surf Contest— Friday- Golf Tournament “Best Ball” 1-5

Kick off party Friday at 5:30- 9:00pm.  Food/Drink & live music

Friday night final call for contest due to storm

Contest 7:30-5:00pm   International Beach Cleanup  during contest at 9am-11am RESCHEDULED FOR 9/28/19

5:30 Contest Party/Dinner – Upper banquet room, Inlet Grill – Featuring Coastal Breed band.  Food and beer/wine free for contestants and $15 per non-contestants

Sunday 7:30-3  Surfrider Challenge- chapter challenge 12:30 Awards ceremony to follow – Upper Deck, Inlet Grill

Upcoming Beach Cleanups

International Beach Cleanup Day – Other locations

Canova Park Cleanup on Saturday 21st  Hosted by Beachfly Brewing Co.

1000 Islands Cleanup with CB 8-12  Coordinated by KBB

PT Day of Service Beach cleanup — October 12   9-11am –Free beer for those who participate!

Ocean Reef Beach Fest “ORB”–Hundreds of art vendors at Pelican Beachà Art Event on December 7 9-5pm  Need volunteers.

New Business:

Cocoa Beach Chapter Resolved and funds from their chapter were put together with Sebastian Inlet fundsà approx $5,000