Legendary surfer Robert “Wingnut” Weaver – star of “Endless Summer II” – was in town this week to participate in Robert August’s annual Surf n’ Turf. He popped in a few days earlier to enjoy the waves and party a little, and to show Erik Hedegaard of Outside Magazine what his life is like while visiting Tamarindo. Erik is writing a story on Wingnut that will be out in about three months.
The CEPIA organization, the beneficiary of the funds raised by the Surf n’ Turf, has opened a skate park in Liceo Villareal. Last week, an inauguration party was attended by all kinds of skateboarders.
Barry and Suzye Lawson’s annual Have A Heart Charity Golf Tournament was a booming success, one again raising money to support the students of local schools. The following are the winners of the tournament: 1st – Chris Fierbaugh, Mike Twigg, Kevin Fraga, Ken Newton; 2nd – Charles Fisher, John Logan, Joost Hauwert, Ricardo Canas; 3rd – Alex Bid Orini, Tony Fabrizzio, Lisa Garrett, Steve Cascante; 4th – Dave Turpin, Wayne Dains, Ron Waldie, Terry Olsen. Stay tuned to this column to see the amount of money raised.
There’s a really great recycling program that has started up in town. This one not only takes your paper, glass and plastic, but your batteries, cellphones, appliances, building materials, you name it. Interested in getting rid of some stuff? Call 2657-0032, 8941-7956 or 8749-6633.
–Ellen Zoe Golden
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