Yearly Archives: 2009

A huge thanks to Justin Harris (@jharrisSC) for designing the event poster

If you haven’t heard about our Water the Future party yet, then you better get with it!  Next week (December 3rd to be exact), we will be hosting the WTF event to awareness about the issues threatening our rights to clean water.  All funds raised throughout the evening will benefit Charleston Waterkeeper’s efforts of defending our waterways from pollution.  To buy tickets, click here.

WTF Stencil 1Well we’ve finally set a date and location for our Water the Future fundraising event.  On December 3, 2009 from 7-11pm Charleston Waterkeeper will host the WTF (Water the Future) party.  Here’s a sneak peek into what’s in store for the event:

  • An inflatable video dome
  • Touch tanks featuring local marine life
  • Light hors d’oeuvres and food sponsored in party by New Belgium Brewing Company
  • Projected images and video of our waterways
  • Live music
  • DC based DJ duo, Live on Marz
  • Silent Auction

For a copy of the press advisory, click here.

Here are some details about the event:

WHO: Charleston Waterkeeper and the citizens of the Lowcountry

WHAT: Charleston Waterkeeper’s WTF Party, $20* Non-Members, $15* Charleston Waterkeeper Members (Tickets may be purchased ahead of time online… we’ll have that link up and running in no time!)

Ticket price includes live music, light hors d’oeuvres and beverages sponsored in part by
New Belgium Brewing Co.

WHEN: Thursday, December 3rd, 2009, 7:00pm – 11:00pm

WHERE: Eye Level Art Warehouse, 2143 Heriot Street, Charleston, SC 29403 (click here for a map)

WHY: The event’s goal is to introduce Charleston Waterkeeper to the local community, educate
the public about their rights to clean water and the issues that are infringing on those
rights, to engage the public and to encourage them to get involved with Charleston
Waterkeeper and to raise money for the organization’s efforts.

We’ll be tossing out more information and details about the event as it comes, so stay tuned.  When tweeting about the event, please use the #wtfchs hashtag…

The Coast Guard announced on Friday that they have completed their 10-day clean-up of an oil spill that was first reported on October 20, 2009.  The spill impacted Sullivan’s Island, Fort Sumter, Folly Beach, Kiawah Island, Seabrook Island and Edisto Island.

An investigation is still underway to determine the responsible party; we will make sure to keep you all informed as we hear more details.

For the Coast Guard’s press release on the matter click here.