The California Surf Museum Is Making Surfing History! Be A Part Of It!

Oceanside, CA, April 29, 2008 – Come spend an enchanted evening andhelp create a beautiful museum for the world to enjoy! Join theCalifornia Surf Museum Inaugural Paddle Out Fundraiser dinner andauction on Thursday, May 8, 2008 from 5-10pm, at the elegant OceanHouse Restaurant in Carlsbad, CA. Music with SuperWave will fill theair, a fabulous Hawaiian-style buffet will be provided, and a live andsilent auction with MC Chris Cote (TransWorld Surf Editor-in-Chief),will make for a memorable night. Pioneers and legends of surfing willbe attending, to drop a few names…Reno Abellira, Schuyler McFerran(2007 Women’s World Longboard Champion), Bobby “Challenger” Thomas,Peter “PT” Townend (1976 World Surfing Champion), Shaun Tomson (1975Pipeline Master and 1977 World Surfing Champion), SIMA President DickBaker, Gidget, Carl and Jack “Woody” Ekstrom, Auguere brothers(Founders of Reef), LJ Richards (Oceanside surfing pioneer and US Men’sSurfing Champion), Linda Benson (Women’s World Champion), Julie Cox(Women’s World Longboard Professional surfer and Roxy team rider) andtoo many more to list! 

The auction item vault is growing daily and a few highlights are: 
·Rare Herbie Fletcher hand shaped and painted longboard
·Craig Hollingsworth custom shaped surfboard painted by WadeKoniakowsky
.Tahitian Pearl and Diamond necklace and earrings by KBrunini Jewels
· Surftech Dale Velzy Paddleboard
· Original artwork by Nathan Gibbs, Sally Taylor, WadeKoniakowsky and more
·   Tom Keck photo shoot
·Items from Hurley, Billabong, Island Influence and K-Five
·  Many more “surprise” items! 


Purchase your tickets now at Space is limited! Tickets for the event are $55 per person for members and $65 for non-members. Tickets at the door will be $75, if available. Thefunds generated from the Inaugural Paddle Out Fundraiser will help CSMprovide interior improvements to its new facility to showcase surfingfor decades to come. The new facility will allow CSM to expand theexhibit space, provide additional educational opportunities andincrease its needed archival space. Come be a part of making surfinghistory! 

The California Surf Museum serves as an international repository andresource center on the lifestyle sport of surfing through capturing,preserving and chronicling its art, culture and heritage for theeducation and enjoyment of future generations. 

The California Surf Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organizationlocated at 223 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054.