Celebrate Your Local Ocean Heroes

Toast The Coast 2017

You’re Invited to Toast The Coast!

📅 September 23rd

⏰ 6:00-9:30pm

Save Our Shores is excited to applaud our 2017 Ocean Heroes with you at our largest annual celebration on Saturday, September 23rd at 6:00pm. Raise a glass of champagne to the sea, savor a sumptuous seasonal buffet from Ella’s, listen to the soothing tunes from a live string duo, delight in the company of fellow ocean lovers and take home a treasure from our live auction to benefit your beloved Monterey Bay Sanctuary. Do it all at the beautiful oceanfront Seymour Marine Discovery Center in Santa Cruz!


Amazing venue

Experience breathtaking views of Monterey Bay with a glass of wine and good company at the oceanfront Seymour Marine Discovery Center.

Our ocean heroes

Join us in celebrating your 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


Soothing live music

Music played with love by string duo: Willy Juncosa (violinist) and Grace Worthington (Cellist) 🎶


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Maximize Your Impact 🌊

If you’re unable to attend you can still help us protect one of the world’s most diverse marine ecosystems!