Jake’s Del Mar Donates $3,000 to Friends Of The Powerhouse

November 18, 2015; For Immediate Release
Contact Maile D’Arcy, Board President, Friends of the Powerhouse
858.755.5220; info@friendsofthepowerhouse.org

jakesDel Mar, CA … The Friends of the Powerhouse nonprofit organization is delighted to accept a generous $3,000 donation from famed Jake’s Del Mar restaurant in support of its multifaceted efforts to preserve iconic local structures, create and renovate facilities, and ensure that the Del Mar beach and park areas can be accessed and enjoyed by all.

The donation emanates from proceeds of Jake’s Del Mar’s 33rd Annual Beach Fun Run, a 5K event held on November 7, 2015. The Friends of the Powerhouse is a long-standing beneficiary of Jake’s Legacy of Aloha program, which organizers say is “committed to helping ensure that the next generation respects and cares for our beaches and ocean, as well as one another.”

In addition to being an ongoing financial supporter of Friends of the Powerhouse, Jake’s hosts the group’s monthly meetings at its restaurant located at 1660 Coast Boulevard, Del Mar, 92014. (more…)

Del Mar’s Friends Of The Powerhouse Launches New Website — Invites People To “Make Their Mark” With A Naming Opportunity

November 18, 2015; For Immediate Release
Contact Maile D’Arcy, Board President, Friends of the Powerhouse
858.755.5220; info@friendsofthepowerhouse.org

Del Mar, CA … For years, one of Del Mar’s best-kept secrets – the Friends of the Powerhouse – has been quietly making a monumental impact on the beach-area amenities that are enjoyed by residents and visitors, and that add revenue and pride to the City of Del Mar.

Now, with the launching of its new website at www.friendsofthepowerhouse.org, this nonprofit reveals the many efforts made to preserve iconic structures, create and renovate facilities, and ensure the Del Mar beach and park areas can be accessed and enjoyed by all. It also offers ways for people to support the organization that enhances Del Mar’s exceptional quality of life.

unnamedThe website delves into the rich history of the original historic powerhouse, highlights the decades-long commitment of founders such as Barbara Harper (currently Vice President), and showcases the numerous ways in which it supports and promotes preservation, restoration and recreation. The results of its efforts can be seen in the widely used Powerhouse Park, Beach Safety/Community Center and surrounding facilities, and in community-friendly Lifeguard programs, including sand wheelchairs and the popular New Year’s Day Penguin Plunge. (more…)

Get in the Swim of Year-Round Del Mar Lifeguard Fun

In addition to protecting the public, the City of Del Mar’s Lifeguard Services offers an array of engaging and enriching community outreach programs. The nonprofit Friends of the Powerhouse (FOP) is pleased to support these Lifeguard programs as part of its commitment to ongoing beach community preservation and enhancement. Here is a look at annual and ongoing Lifeguard activities. For more information about these and other FOP-related programs and services, visit the website or info@friendsofthepowerhouse.org.

Events

Penguin Plunge

New Year’s Day, 11 am
17th Street Beach Safety Center
Join hundreds of your friends and neighbors as you ring in the New Year with a refreshing dip in the Pacific. Enjoy a post-plunge breakfast of coffee, juice and doughnuts. The Penguin Plunge is free and open to the public. (more…)