Celebrate your local ocean heroes
Come enjoy the bounty of our regional vineyards and flavors of our local craft beers. Savor a sumptuous seasonal buffet from Ella’s. Delight in the company of other ocean lovers. Raise a glass of champagne to the sea. Take home a treasure from our live auctions to benefit our beloved Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Do it all at the beautiful oceanfront Seymour Marine Discovery Center in Santa Cruz!
📅 September 23rd
Experience breathtaking views of Monterey Bay with a glass of wine and good company at the oceanfront Seymour Marine Discovery Center.
Join us in celebrating our 2017 achievements and our Monterey Bay’s very own Ocean Heroes!
Ocean Hero of the Year
Dr. Ed Thornton, champion of ending illegal sand mining along our Monterey Bay
Ocean Business of the Year
Patagonia Santa Cruz, champion of supporting marine conservation efforts around our Monterey Bay
Sanctuary Steward of the Year
Ali Eppy, champion volunteer and advocate for the health of our Monterey Bay Sanctuary
If you are unable to attend please give generously toward all that we do for our Monterey Bay Sanctuary