The event was held to continue efforts in establishing a trust for maintenance of the San Clemente Pier. PierPride sponsors gathered at Casa Romantica to celebrate the Pier and be recognized for their generosity, with hundreds lining the pier with lit cell phones to symbolize commitment to preserving the pier.
SHACC's First Annual Golf Surfari held at the San Juan Hills Golf Club on Sept 18. The tournament featured an awesome Live and Silent Auction, with items such as a Firewire Surfboard signed by Kelly Slater, fantastic trips, original artwork by Wade Koniakowsky and incredible hand-crafted putters by Master Shapers.
On August 4th, Lost Winds Brewery visited Casa Romantica, with co-owners Tim Burke and Andrew Mack, where they served up their delicious 'Tropiclemente IPA', packed with mango and passion fruit aromas, along with their 'San Clemente Session Ale', a lightly hopped, straw-colored Saison with clove and citrus-fruit esters.
On August 26, the OC Contemporary Gallery hosted the inaugural Celebration of San Clemente Lifestyle party. The event was sponsored by Fallbrook Winery, Drift Distillery, Lost Winds Brewery, Blackbird Pies and Manny Romero Professional Photography, with awesome music provided by The Justin's. Great food, wine, beer and cocktails were enjoyed.
The SCAA held a one day event on July 2, where all participants were given between 8 - 3 PM to paint, frame and wire their art. Judging took place at the San Clemente Art Gallery located at 100 North Calle Seville.
The Friends of San Clemente held their 7th annual golf tournament on June 23 at the SC Municipal Golf Course. Major sponsors included; CR&R, City of San Clemente, SDG&E, San Clemente Kiwanis, Wells Fargo Bank, Rainbow Sandals, Dana Wharf Sport Fishing, Allen Cadillac and John Dorey Family.
On July 26 & 27, T-Street held the Kolohe Andino Invitational and its annual Hurley Pro Trials, with Japanese pro Hiroto Ohhara and Floridian pro Evan Geiselman punching their ticket for the CT at Lowers. The two winners earned official wildcard berths into the Main Event this September.
Cory and Dr. Kristen Ritzau, along with their wonderful staff at Shoreline Dental, host 'Patient Appreciation Event' on June 17. Everyone in attendance enjoyed lots of good food, music, prizes, games and good vibes!