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Surfing Experience at the Jersey Shore
Please Note that this is not hosted by Philly Touch Tours or MeetUp for the Blind. The Vision Experience Foundation is hosting this event, please contact organizer Michael Benson, at the link later in this announcement. On Saturday, August 18, 2018, the Vision Experience Foundation will again present an opportunity for people who are blind and vision impaired to experience surfing at the Long Branch waterfront. Registration is open to those who are Blind, Legally Blind, and those diagnosed with a severe vision impairment. ​This will be an awesome day that will provide each participant to have a surfing experience. Feel the wind and ocean spray on your face, hear the beach and ocean sounds, taste the salt in the air and burn in your mind’s eye the excitement of riding the waves on a surf board. You will be instructed and have someone with you at all times to assist you as you experience the thrill of a lifetime. All is needed is you and your bathing suit. Expert surfers, water certified safety people as well as lifeguards will be on hand. Life jackets and surfboards will be provided. Registration is limited to 100 surfers so apply today. To register or for further information contact Michael Benson at: [masked] or visit: www.visualexperiencefoundation.org/surfer-registration WHEN & WHERE Date: August 18, 2018 rain date August 19, 2018 Time: Registration 8am -11am Surfing 10am to 1pm Great Lawn Fest 1pm to 4pm Location: North Beach, Long Branch, NJ

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This is a group for anyone in the local blind and visually impaired community. We know there are many issues to discuss, and much to do to help Philly become more accessible. We also want to have fun and plan some really exciting events that inspire and inform. It's all about getting together, making friends and sharing stories! Hope you will join us!

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