2016 JMMF Benefiesta Galleries

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The Benefiesta at the Manhattan Country Club was a huge success as a fundraiser and friend-raiser, as all who were there can attest! We thank our incredible food and beverage sponsors for sharing their moveable feast, and all our guests and auction donors for coming together for an amazing cause. A big thank you to Chris McGee (Geeter) for keeping …






JMMF In San Diego Union-Tribune

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Surfing classes are open to injured Marines and veterans at Camp Pendleton’s Del Mar Beach. The Ocean Therapy Seminar for Marines provides one-on-one surfing lessons with professional surfers and instructors. The sessions give Marines a chance to learn how to surf and experience the therapeutic effects of the ocean. Many of the participants are challenged by symptoms related to post-traumatic …






Help JMMF Ride the Wave of Giving in 2016

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Dear Friends: Thanks to you, more than 500 Marines and their families had the chance to learn to surf, share their stories and experience the healing power of the ocean, all year-round. We gave surf lessons and Ocean Therapy to more than 100 Veterans from the West Los Angeles Veterans Hospital, including a memorable “all women’s vet group.” These Veterans …






Congrats to Debbie and Adam Goldberg of Fresh Brothers !

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Fresh Brothers Pizza’s Adam Goldberg and his daughter enjoy what’s best at the beach during the Jimmy Miller Fiesta Surf Contest on Oct. 4. On Oct. 8, Goldberg and his staff accepted the Best of Manhattan award at the Chamber of Commerce’s annual Best of MB dinner. –  Photo by Kevin Cody Congrats to Debbie and Adam Goldberg for being …






Thanks For Joining Us for the Jimmy 2015 Surf Fiesta!

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A big thank you for all who participated or came support us this year! A big thank you for all of our sponsors and prize donors! Here is the first gallery, from Steve Gaffney – more to come from our other photographers Kevin Cody, Gus McConnell and Chris Miller! If you see an image you want to download, select it …






Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race Commemorative Photo

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To promote Sunday’s Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race, from Catalina Island to the Manhattan Beach pier, local paddlers gathered at the Manhattan pier Monday morning for a restaging of a classic April 1987 photo of the South Bay’s then hottest surfers. Paddler Doug Weems (second from left in Monday’s photo) also appears in the early photo (third from left). Both photos …






1st ANNUAL SPROCKLANDER – AUGUST 29 – WATERMANS

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Join us for a celebration of fun, sun and friendship Saturday August 29, 2015, 2:00 PM Watermans Safe House- 22 Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach CA 90254 FEATURING: DJ RONNIE BRULAND + SPECIAL LIVE PERFORMANCE BY ED QUINN’S MAD THEORY $10 Cover Donation at door 1st Bud Light/Monster Slushie is FREE Special Hats & Coozies Available Bud Light & Monster Energy …