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February 19, 1993 | Greg Johnson / Times staff writer
Surf Industry Assn. Relocates: The Surf Industry Manufacturers Assn., a 4-year-old trade group, has relocated its headquarters to Corona del Mar from Dana Point. The new address: 3334 E. Coast Highway, No. 416, Corona del Mar, Calif. 92625.
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June 22, 1999 | LESLIE EARNEST, Leslie Earnest covers retail businesses for The Times. She can be reached at (714) 966-7832 and at leslie.earnest@latimes.com
Conservationist Richard Moretti, who opened the nation's only sea turtle hospital in Florida, will pick up an Environmentalist of the Year award July 30 when the Surf Industry Manufacturers' Assn.'s Environmental Fund holds its Waterman's Ball at the Ritz Carlton in Dana Point. The group, which holds the gala annually to raise money for environmental groups, will also honor surfing legend Gerry Lopez, an Oregon resident.
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June 6, 1994 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The timing couldn't have been worse when the Orange County Marine Institute unveiled its $7.5-million building plan in 1990. Southern California's economy was in a tailspin and contributions from real estate developers, long the county's main source of philanthropic contributions, were disappearing. But rather than waiting for developers to regain their financial health, the institute started knocking on doors of local companies with strong ties to the ocean.
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July 31, 1998 | ROSE APODACA JONES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As a sold-out swarm of 900 surfers, environmental supporters and their friends descend upon the grounds of the tony Ritz-Carlton hotel in Dana Point tonight to schmooze, rage and raise thousands of dollars for the ocean's health, Susan Crank can finally exhale a sigh of relief. Whether she does or not, of course, remains to be seen.
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June 26, 1994 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The timing couldn't have been worse when the Orange County Marine Institute unveiled its $7.5-million building plan in 1990. Southern California's economy was in a tailspin; contributions from real estate developers--long the county's main source of philanthropy--were dwindling. But rather than waiting for developers to regain their financial health, the institute started knocking on doors of local companies with strong ties to the ocean.
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June 22, 1999 | LESLIE EARNEST, Leslie Earnest covers retail businesses for The Times. She can be reached at (714) 966-7832 and at leslie.earnest@latimes.com
Conservationist Richard Moretti, who opened the nation's only sea turtle hospital in Florida, will pick up an Environmentalist of the Year award July 30 when the Surf Industry Manufacturers' Assn.'s Environmental Fund holds its Waterman's Ball at the Ritz Carlton in Dana Point. The group, which holds the gala annually to raise money for environmental groups, will also honor surfing legend Gerry Lopez, an Oregon resident.
NEWS
July 31, 1998 | ROSE APODACA JONES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As a sold-out swarm of 900 surfers, environmental supporters and their friends descend upon the grounds of the tony Ritz-Carlton hotel in Dana Point tonight to schmooze, rage and raise thousands of dollars for the ocean's health, Susan Crank can finally exhale a sigh of relief. Whether she does or not, of course, remains to be seen.
BUSINESS
April 25, 1991 | Chris Woodyard, Times staff writer
Trade Shows Endorsement: Action Sports Retailer, a trade magazine for the surf-wear and beach-related industries based in Laguna Beach, has signed an agreement for the endorsement of its twice-annual trade shows by the Surf Industry Manufacturers Assn. Under the arrangement, the magazine "agreed to recognize and support in principle SIMA" as an organization promoting the surf- wear industry, said the magazine's new publisher, Jenny Le Coq.
BUSINESS
June 26, 1994 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The timing couldn't have been worse when the Orange County Marine Institute unveiled its $7.5-million building plan in 1990. Southern California's economy was in a tailspin; contributions from real estate developers--long the county's main source of philanthropy--were dwindling. But rather than waiting for developers to regain their financial health, the institute started knocking on doors of local companies with strong ties to the ocean.
NEWS
June 6, 1994 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The timing couldn't have been worse when the Orange County Marine Institute unveiled its $7.5-million building plan in 1990. Southern California's economy was in a tailspin and contributions from real estate developers, long the county's main source of philanthropic contributions, were disappearing. But rather than waiting for developers to regain their financial health, the institute started knocking on doors of local companies with strong ties to the ocean.
BUSINESS
April 1, 1993 | Greg Johnson, Times staff writer
Surf and Stars: The Surf Industry Manufacturers Assn., which last year raised $50,000 for environmental groups, hopes to raise $60,000 at its upcoming Waterman's Ball, set for May 22 at California Scenario Sculpture Gardens in Costa Mesa. Proceeds from the surf industry's major social function will benefit the American Oceans Campaign in Santa Monica, the Orange County Marine Institute in Dana Point and the Surfrider Foundation in San Clemente.
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April 25, 1991 | Chris Woodyard, Times staff writer
Trade Shows Endorsement: Action Sports Retailer, a trade magazine for the surf-wear and beach-related industries based in Laguna Beach, has signed an agreement for the endorsement of its twice-annual trade shows by the Surf Industry Manufacturers Assn. Under the arrangement, the magazine "agreed to recognize and support in principle SIMA" as an organization promoting the surf- wear industry, said the magazine's new publisher, Jenny Le Coq.
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