Thursday, June 24, 2010

An Important Fund Raiser!

The OBPA (Outer Banks Preservation Association) is gearing up for its 3rd Annual “Stand in the Sand” fundraiser scheduled for Friday, June 25 from noon until dark at the Fessenden Center in Buxton.

Just like the two previous events, the fundraiser will sell dinner pork and chicken barbeque dinners, and will also feature guest speakers, music, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, beach access information booths, play area for children and several local artists.

It takes a lot of man power to make this event happen and there are many different types of jobs that need volunteers to fill. To find out what you can do to help, contact Greg at blufis@ Many hands make light work.

Stand in the Sand is one of our largest fundraisers of the year. All the money that the OBPA raises is used to pay all the legal challenges for maintaining reasonable beach access for everyone.

This fundraiser is always a fun-filled day for the community. Each one of us can be a part of preserving our beach heritage. The Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area is worth fighting for. Please help!

Even if you cant make it, to help preserve access to this countrys first National Seashore, The Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area which was established by the Congress as an area set aside for fun in the sun, not a wildlife preserve, you can help by donating to our legal fund established to protect your right to access ALL of these beaches All year round by visiting

If you can be there tomorrow, I'll see ya!

Tight Lines,


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