Three and a half minutes of surfing at El Porto Beach in Manhattan Beach. A few fun waves were had by all the boys.
GrowingGreat hosted its fourth annual Healthy Living Festival Sunday, May 16, 2010 in Manhattan Beach. Attendees of all ages received tips from wellness experts, participated in interactive fitness challenges, sampled high-quality foods, and viewed the latest green products.
Dig 4 Kids and The Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation joined forces and pulled off a fantastic, family-friendly event that combined three exciting venues: surfing, volleyball (hence the Surf N Turf moniker), and most importantly, awareness and support for these two great organizations. The mission of Dig 4 Jimmy Surf N Turf event was simple: get surfers of all ability levels playing volleyball and vice versa while at the same time promoting healthy fun in the sun with friends and family. Mission accomplished!! The event was held at the Manhattan Beach Pier.
The Jeanne’s Journey Fundraiser raised funds and awareness for the Bordens mother who was diagnosed with cancer. Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova, Katherine Kelly Lang from “The Bold and Beautiful” and others came out to Manhattan Beach to show their support.
VOICE (Volunteers & Organizations Improving the Communitys Environment) and the City of Manhattan Beach hosted the annual Earth Day Celebration and Concert on Saturday April 17th at Polliwog Park in Manhattan Beach. The event included vendors, food trucks, games, bands, presentations and more.
The 2010 Manhattan Beach Women in Business Conference was held at Raleigh Studios. Linda LoRe, CEO of Frederick’s of Hollywood, was the keynote speaker. Debi Gutierrez, comedian and T.V. Show host kicked off the event. The conference is hosted by the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce.
The Annual Wells Fargo “Day at the Beach” was held at Manhattan Beach, CA. Eric Fonoimoana, Albert, & Tyra from Dig 4 Kids and both the USA Men’s National VB Training Team and AVP stars were all coaches. They hosted over 100 kids from the inner city for this event. For some of the young participants, this was the first time they experienced what the beach has to offer. A place that is fun, healthy, cost-free and far from the gang-infested streets they live in each and every day.
The Miss California USA contest came to the Shade hotel in Manhattan Beach for an event to prepare them for the Miss California contest. The ladies were treated to a red carpet photo shoot, hair and make-up vendors, stylist and more. We have interviews with Keith Lewis, executive director of Miss California USA and Nicole Johnson, Miss California USA 2010.
The Manhattan Beach Hometown Fair features “kid country”, local arts and crafts, Battle of the Bands, food/drink vendors, pay for games and activities, dunk booths, beer and wine gardens, pony rides and more.
The Manhattan Beach Hometown Fair is produced by an all volunteer board of twenty. This board of directors is a committed, hard-working, enthusiastic group of Manhattan Beach residents, some new to town, some long time residents and several that grew up attending the Fair and graduating from Manhattan Beach schools.