‘O-fishial’ August 2017 Newsletter Part 2

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‘O-fishial’ August 2017 Newsletter Part 2

Bonus Days and an Appreciation Prize Drawing

Win a $25 Visa Gift card in our “Bonus Day Volunteer Drawing!” -your name will be entered to win when you volunteer for one of the dates below. One winner will be drawn per day. Anyone from any department that volunteers will be entered to win. 

This is a special thank to those who give up their time on these days and events. 

Special Event and Bonus Drawing Days:
Monday, August 28 Bonus Day
Monday, September 4 Labor Day Bonus Day
Friday, September 8 Tall Ships Festival
Saturday, September 9 Tall Ships Festival
Sunday, September 10 Tall Ships Festival
Friday, October 27 Spooky Seas
Saturday, October 28 Spooky Seas
Wednesday, November 22 Bonus Day
Friday, November 24 Black Friday Bonus Day 
Tuesday, December 26 Bonus Day

*Dates are subject to change and more may be added later. The gift card may change from VISA to other local businesses 

Tall Ships Festival 2017

Volunteer Info Sessions this Week
Thursday, August 24 at 3 pm
Saturday, August 26 at 10 am

Thank you to those are helping with our Tall Ships Festival! We are still in need of as many Ocean Institute volunteers as possible; particularly on Sunday.

It’s an awesome event to come volunteer for and see. I highly recommend arriving before your shift or staying after to experience the festival.

Tall Ships Festival 2017 Volunteer signups are now LIVE! Signup today by clicking here! or copy and paste thing link into your browser http://signup.com/go/1S6syZ 

Coastal Clean Up

Saturday, September 16 
8:00 am

California Cleans Up!

On the third Saturday in September California cleans up! 

The Ocean Institute is proud to be an offical site for the California Coastal Commission clean up. The California Coastal Cleanup Day welcomes more than 60,000 volunteers who will pick up hundreds of thousands of pounds of trash and recyclables from beaches, lakes, and waterways each year. 

Plan to spend the day outside connecting with your community to celebrate California! 

Volunteers who cleanup with the Ocean Institute will receive free admission to our Ocean Education Center for the day. If you would like to register for Coastal Cleanup please click here

What to bring:

Sturdy shoes
Waiver (see attachment under “related links” on this page) 

*This event is part of the International Coastal Cleanup, organized by the Ocean Conservancy. California Coastal Cleanup Day is the largest volunteer event in the US and International Coastal Cleanup Day is the largest volunteer event on the planet! 


Ocean Institute is excited to announce a partnership with Scripsense. Scripsense is an organization that facilitates fundraising for nonprofits through everyday purchases. You will be receiving an email with more information or you can read more about it here