THE “FUTURE OF SURFING” PRESENTED BY RERIP IN HAWAII SATURDAY MAY 21, 2011

THE “FUTURE OF SURFING” PRESENTED BY RERIP IS COMING TO HALEIWA, HI Saturday MAY 21, 2011

Haleiwa, Oahu – For the past four years, Rerip has presented “The Future of Surfing” fund-raising event and surfboard swap, designed to advance sustainability in surfing while giving back to the community.  Rerip is pleased to announce “The Future of Surfing” fundraiser, co-hosted by the Yoganics yoga studio and benefiting the Ocean Girl Project Hawaii, will be  held in Haleiwa, HI.

The event is being held  May 21 2011 in the Yoganics back parking lot located at: 66-145 Kamehameha Haleiwa, Hawaii.

All attendees who donate a used but rideable surfboard receive a coupon valid for product from event sponsors.  Coupons are redeemable at vendor booths for art, shoes, clothing, gear, and other products.

Donated boards will be resold at the event with proceeds benefiting the Ocean Girl Project.  Local musicians, shapers, artists, vendors and environmentally minded organizations help make the day a true community event.  Attendees will also enjoy an fashion show hosted by Yoganics Haleiwa highlighting sustainable styles and fabrics.

“As we convert to non-profit status, we have solidified our mission to advance sustainability in the surf industry with a focus on reducing waste, reusing boards and expanding community outreach. By participating in this event, locals can show their support for environmental action and programs benefitting local youth.” says Aaron Taylor, Director of Local Promotions for Rerip

About Rerip

Rerip is an organization that works towards creating accountability, measurability, and sustainability in the surf industry.  By providing the best means for the resale of equipment; offering ideas and opportunities for recycling;spearheading Cradle to Cradle® practices; and giving back to the community through education and fundraising; Rerip.com is dedicated to finding new ways to reduce waste and harmful practices.

For more details contact: Colleen@oceangirlproject.com or Aaron@Rerip.com

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