Jimmy Miller Foundation, LA Kings host vets for day of surfing in Manhattan Beach

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by Ryan McDonald Rough waters and overhead surf didn’t stop a group of military veterans from throwing themselves into the waves of El Porto this week, thanks to the Jimmy Miller Foundation and an assist from the Los Angeles Kings. The foundation hosted veterans from the West Los Angeles Veterans Hospital Groups Monday for a morning of ocean therapy. Instructors …






Remembering Ruth Phelps

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The Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation wants to recognize and celebrate the life of an amazing and generous lady, a true South Bay “local”. Ruth Phelps included the Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation in her will so we can continue to offer Ocean Therapy our veterans and children groups.   Ruth Phelps was born in Southwest Los Angeles on December 9, 1913, …






Camp Pendleton Ocean Therapy Oct 11

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All star cast included Peff Eick, Lt. Col. Steve Mount and 10 Marines, including 3 first timers! Laughter was the best medicine at this Ocean Therapy session.  See everyone at THE JIMMY on Sunday!   JMMF board member Andy Dellenbach coaches a first timer with guest instructors Brad and Jerry. Safety instructor Kyle demonstrates the way to stand on with …






Camp Pendleton with Stephan Jenkins

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(Here is a new article from GrindTV.com in which Sephan discusses his experience with JMMF) STEPHAN JENKINS donated time this week to the JIMMY MILLER FOUNDATION at CAMP PENDLETON in SAN DIEGO, where a number of wounded, ill or injured MARINES attached to the WOUNDED WARRIOR BATALLION were hosted. For each “Ocean Therapy” session, there is a discussion about a …






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 …