The Blue Friends Society

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The Blue Friends Society Defined:

The Blue Friends Society of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is an active social group of ocean conservation enthusiasts and LMC supporters who meet to network, educate, plan and promote conservation efforts.

Become a member of this dynamic networking social group of ocean conservationists and LMC supporters. The Blue Friends host parties and networking gatherings, plan great events, participate in beach clean-ups, enjoy the outdoors and more!


Lynne & Pete WellsPete and Lynne Wells
Blue Friends Society Co-chairs

Benefits Include:
* Official Membership Card
* Get free or reduced admission to 250 ASTC* organizations
* Exclusive Turtle Walk for Blue Friends members
* 10% discount at LMC Gift Shop
* Discount admission to LMC programs, summer camp & birthday parties
* Complimentary admission to six Blue Friends social events
* LMC Blue Friends name badge
* E-mail alerts on ocean conservation programs, sea turtle releases and breaking news
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For more information e-mail: bluefriends@marinelife.org,
or call 561-627-8280, ext. 103.

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Go Blue Lucheon

The Fifth Annual Go Blue Awards Luncheon
November 8, 2013 - PGA National Resort & Spa, Palm Beach Gardens
The Fifth Annual Go Blue Awards recognized individuals and organizations who are leading the community in practicing ocean conservation and are on the leading edge of going "Blue!".
Featuring keynote speaker, Jim Toomey, Executive Director of Mission Blue and Creator of Shermans Lagoon.


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More Event Information Here >>

Jim Toomey
Nominations for 2013 Go Blue Awards closed on August 26th.
The 5th Annual Go Blue Awards Luncheon will be held on Friday, November 8, 2013 at PGA National Resort & Spa.


Starting on July 15th, LMC will be accepting nominations for the 2013 Go Blue Awards, which are given annually to three individuals and a business that are making extraordinary contributions to promoting ocean conservation. Nominations can be made through September 1st. Finalists will be announced at a Blue Friends social being held in September.


We are thrilled to announce Jim Toomey as our 2013 guest speaker. For the past 13 years Jim Toomey has been creating the daily comic strip Sherman's Lagoon, which appears in over 150 newspapers in North America. Sherman's Lagoon is a combination of Toomey’s two lifelong passions: drawing and the sea. Toomey became a certified diver at the age of 12, and, as an adult, has logged dives all over the world, including Asia, Africa, the Mediterranean, Latin America, and extensively in the kelp forests of California.

Winners will be announced on November 8, 2013 at the 5th Annual Go Blue Awards Luncheon at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens.


View 2013 Finalist Bios Here >>
Congratulations 2013 Go Blue Awards Winners & Finalists!

Eleanor Fletcher Award:
- Dr. Guy Harvey (Award Recipient)
- Steve McCulloch
- Ken Nedimyer

Blue Ambassador of the Year:
- Evan Miller
- Christian, Derek & Landon
  Petrisko

- Dr. Kirt Rusenko (Award Recipient)
- Debbie Sobel

Blue Friend of the Year:
- Marty Baum (Award Recipient)
- Jodie Gless
- Scott & Karen Lamberson
- Amy Lesh
- Alessandra Medri
- Carly Mejeur

Blue Business of the Year:
- Coral Restoration Foundation (Award Recipient)
- Ocean Classrooms
- Pura Botanica
- REEF

 

For more information e-mail: bluefriends@marinelife.org,
or call 561-627-8280, ext. 103.

 

 
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