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iSurf Fundraiser

Surf School Holds Block Party for Scholarship Program


iSurf School, the Central Coast’s only women’s surf school, has announced the launch of its Watergirl Fund, a program that will provide scholarships for surf instruction to girls ages 5-15 and introduce surfing to those who otherwise couldn’t afford access to the sport.

iSurf has partnered with numerous area businesses to make the Block Party a reality. “We are completely humbled by the support of the community to make this event a major success,” said iSurf owner Alelia Parenteau. “It’s amazing to see how many people think this cause is important and see the value of this program and of surfing in general to the young girls in our community.”

The event, which will be hosted by the Valley Project and Pali Wine Co., will include a silent auction, raffle, music, a pig roast, and beer and wine. iSurf hopes to raise $15,000 to provide scholarships for up to 30 girls to attend the after-school program.

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iSurf School’s Block Party is on Sunday, August 17, 5-9 p.m., at Pali Wine Co. (116 E. Yanonali St.). Tickets are $30 in advance/$40 at the door — entry includes dinner and two drink tickets.

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