Surfrider Foundation 25th Anniversary Gala

Surfrider Foundation 25th Anniversary Gala

WHAT: In celebration of their 25th anniversary, the Surfrider Foundation will host a star-studded gala on Friday, October 9, 2009.  During the event, which is hosted by Mark Hoppus, The Surfrider Foundation will present Incubus, Pearl Jam and David Chokachi with the Keepers of the Coast award, which is bestowed upon celebrities who have made significant contributions in helping the Foundation fulfill its mission. A special performance by musical super group Camp Freddy will close out the evening.

Additionally, the event will feature a live auction, showcasing one-of-a-kind art by some of the world's most revered contemporary artists, including Raymond Pettibon, Shepard Fairey and Thomas Campbell. Each of these artists created a commissioned piece depicting the world's most recognized (and in some cases threatened) surf breaks.

WHO: Tickets will be available to the general public, and will go on sale September 1.

WHEN: Friday, October 9, 2009
Live Art Auction:  5:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Event:  7:00 PM – 11:30 PM

WHERE: California Science Center's Wallis Annenberg Building
700 Exposition Park Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90037

Founded in 1984, the Surfrider Foundation has grown from a handful of surfers in Malibu, CA to a worldwide organization with over 50,000 members and 90 grassroots chapters.  With several hundred coastal victories under its belt, the Surfrider foundation has become the world's leading non-governmental organization dedicated to the protection of our planet's oceans, waves and beaches.