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Sanctuary Sea Stars Brunch

Aug 30, 2019.

In celebration of the 27th anniversary of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation will host the inaugural Sanctuary Sea Stars Brunch Sunday, September 22 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM  (with VIP Coffee Hour from 9:00 to 10:00 AM) at the Sanctuary Beach Resort in Marina, California. Please join some of our community’s most influential luminaries for an engaging and educational event featuring brunch, champagne, awards presentations, and a live auction.

Foundation co-chairs Secretary Leon Panetta and ex-Santa Cruz Mayor Hilary Bryant will recognize our Marine Sanctuary’s stars–people/organizations who have contributed to the long-term health of the sanctuary. (See below for 2019 Honorees)

Buy tickets online: Brunch Tickets or send a check payable: “Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation,” indicate for “Sea Stars Brunch” and mail to: 35 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060.  Corporate sponsorships still available.  Sponsorship

For more information, contact Ginaia Kelly at Ginaia@marinesanctuary.org

The Sanctuary Sea Stars Brunch is a benefit for the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, raising funds for Sanctuary programs: Bay Net, Team OCEAN and Whale Rescue.

Don’t miss this opportunity to support the conservation, research and programs of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary!

2019 Honorees:

  • Research: John Ryan
  • Resource Protection: Lisa Emanuelson
  • Education & Outreach: Brian Nelson
  • Business & Tourism: Cass Schrock, Monterey Bay Kayaks
  • Panetta Sea Stars: PJ Webb

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