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Blessing of the Waves

The Greater HB Interfaith Council
in concert with our partners,
especially The City of Huntington Beach presented:

2019 BLESSING OF THE WAVES

September 8, 2019
Upper Pier Plaza – Huntington Beach Pier
Program began promptly at 8:30 am
Family – Fun – Faith

WHAT A PROGRAM – ENTERTAINING, INFORMATIVE
AND ABOVE ALL – FAMILY FIRST

AS WE PAY TRIBUTE FOR A MOMENT
TO ONE OF OUR MOST PRECIOUS ASSETS -WATER
AND, A HUGE PADDLE OUT FOLLOWING EVENT

Historical Perspective:

– 7th BOTW – Dean Torrence, and a cast of Champion surfers, etc- lending talents, inviting surfers and ocean-loving people: Guest include Surfing icon “Fig” and Catholic Bishop of Orange Diocese Kevin Vann. www.takeonedigital.com/blessingwaves2012/Dean_Torrence.mp3

“BOTW” Priests, Rabbis, Imams, Ministers and non-denominational faith leaders gather in environmental solidarity bringing together thousands of surfers, ocean-minded people in spiritual appreciation for ocean..

…SAVE DATE: Sun, Sept. 8 – 8:30 to 10 am, H B, CA 92648 – Upper Pier Plaza Contact: HBNews1@aol.com

Multi-media…
1. Facebook:
www.facebook.com/pages/Blessing-of-the-Waves/219150350651

2. Voice of America Video:
Voice of America (VOA) official external broadcast institution of the United States government.
http://www.voanews.com/content/interfaith_worshipers_celebrate_sea_surf/1527835.html

3. Separate CBS piece:
http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=4680043n

4. BOTW: LA Times:
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2012/10/blessing-of-the-waves-merges-religion-surfing-at-beach.html

5. BOTW: Huffington Post:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/20/blessing-of-the-waves-huntingon-beach-interfaith-service_n_1988986.html

6. BOTW: Orange County Register:
http://www.ocregister.com/articles/ocean-320028-beach-together.html

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