Coral Reef celebration
Reef Relief’s 24th annual membership meeting is Monday July 18 at the Pier House Caribbean Spa Room located at One Duval Street in Key West. This year’ presentations include the State of the Reef by Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Superintendent, Sean Morton, Long-Spined Sea Urchins by Dr. David Vaughn of M.O.T.E., Reef Resilience by Chris Berg of the Nature Conservancy, and Dr. James Porter’s presentation on the Recovery of Elkhorn Corals Following Hurricanes presented by Capt. Victoria Impallomeni-Spencer. There will also, be updates on Reef Relief programs and projects in the last year and Reef Relief’s businesses and volunteers of the year will be presented.
All members are welcome or you can join at the door. Go online, join by phone at (305) 294-3100, mail your check to Reef Relief, PO Box 430, Key West, Florida 33041-0430, or renew your dues at the annual meeting. Join us this evening as we celebrate our marine environment together as one Reef family united. We hope to see your there! Free food and a cash bar.
Sponsors include: Pier House Resort & Caribbean Spa, Key West Cakes, Coles Peace Bakery, Turtle Kraals, Half Shell Raw Bar, Alonzo’s Oyster Bar, the Café, Southernmost Hotel Collection, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Cafe, Olde Town Mexican Café, Key West Harbor Yacht Club and Salsa Loca for providing food.
Reef Relief is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to improving and protecting our coral reef ecosystem. Contact Reef Relief at (305) 294-3100.