Surfline "Life Is A Wave, the annual fundraiser hosted by Save The Waves Coalition, once again rolled into downtown San Francisco last Friday, June 10th."
'The event, which has become an annual tradition converging environmentalism with surf culture, music, art, and heritage, raised $45,000 for Save The Waves' environmental programs, to further protect and preserve surfing coastline around the world.
'Nell Newman, founder of Newman's Own Organics and longtime Save The Waves supporter, was presented with the 2011 Wave Saver Award. "I'm honored to be a part of Save The Waves' mission to protect surfing areas around the world," said Newman. "It's important to me, as a surfer and someone who loves the outdoors, that we continue to cherish and protect these special places."'