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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Originally published 11:34 a.m., May 5, 2014 Updated 11:34 a.m., May 5, 2014

The Dunes Center Celebrates 15th Year with Community Activities

In its 15th year of service to the central coast, The Dunes Center has a calendar filled with community activities, including the upcoming 15th anniversary party.


Guadalupe, CA – In its 15th year of service to the central coast, The Dunes Center has a calendar filled with community activities, including the upcoming 15th anniversary party. Celebrate the past 15 years of success and the exciting upcoming endeavors the Dunes Center anticipates in the coming years.

The 15th Anniversary Party will be taking place at the Dunes Center at 1065 Guadalupe Street in Guadalupe on Friday, May 15th at 6:30pm. The organization will be hosting a food/beverage pairing event. Tickets are $15 for 15 pairings. Funds raised will support the Dunes Center’s programs and activities. Tickets can be purchased at www.dunescenter.org or at the door.

While enjoying delectable bites and tasty beverages, reminisce about the past decade and a half by viewing photographs of Dunes Center’s past and present community programs and activities. The Dunes Center will also be unveiling future new permanent exhibit plans that will celebrate the Central Coast’s natural and cultural heritage located in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes. Event will include a silent auction and drawing.

The 15th anniversary comes on the heel of many other landmark events this year. The Dunes Center released a book written by local elementary school children, hosted the 2nd annual Huell Howser Memorial Nature Walk, released an iPhone dunes access app, and has successfully lead numerous hikes throughout the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes. The organization is also in the final stages of raising funds to excavate a sphinx from the site where Cecil B. DeMille filmed his famous 1923 The Ten Commandments.

For more information, please call 805-343-2455 or email

admin@dunescenter.org .

About the Dunes Center

The Dunes Center is a natural history museum in the heart of Guadalupe, CA that works to conserve the unique ecosystem of the local

dunes through education, research, and cooperative stewardship. Well known for its display of the Ten Commandments artifacts, the Dunes Center also offers a variety of guided community hikes, classroom education programs, and nature field trips that focus on the history of the area, as well as local flora and fauna.

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