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March, 2016  // Posts published in March, 2016

25 Mar Uncategorized | Comments Off on Snakes and Social Media

Snakes and Social Media

Snakes and Social Media

I love spring on the beach. Fog, sun, hot, cold, empty beach, people. It’s a time of transition that doubles back on itself repeatedly. One day it’s cold and empty and foggy and the next it’s warm and there are a couple hundred thousand people swimming around. One thing that always entertains when the world […]

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18 Mar Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on TACP

TACP

TACP

On the beach we have a multitude of special events, many of which the general public is never aware. One of the most interesting one is a small one we’ve been helping to support for a couple of years. The TACP (Tactical Air Control Party) 24 Hour Challenge Fundraiser event is something that any sane […]

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11 Mar Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on Storm Scare

Storm Scare

Storm Scare

A pop up storm can cause us to walk a tightrope and really highlights the interdependence of the groups that care for and protect our beaches.   History shows us that a tide of more than 3.5 feet above average puts our lifeguard towers at risk, which potentially could cost several hundred thousand dollars. It’s […]

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04 Mar Uncategorized | Comments Off on Spring has Sprung!

Spring has Sprung!

Spring has Sprung!

One week from today the Spring Break Crowd will be arriving. But, in case you didn’t notice, no one notified the tourists or locals that the beach season hasn’t officially started yet. The past few weekends have seen big crowds on the seawall and some brave souls have already been getting in the water for […]

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