HANDS ACROSS THE SAND

Came to a Beach near you on June 26

To help with this effort, please contact Cathy Harrelson, 727-374-6312 , cathy_bam@earthlink.net; or Pat Kiesylis, 727-421-2746, goodpat@tampabay.rr.com


June 26, 2010 HANDS ACROSS THE SAND

From Frank Jackalone, Sierra Club: Here are the five most compelling youtube videos I've seen yet documenting the Hands Across the Sand worldwide mobilization.  Some will have you smiling and others will have you in tears. more


June 26, 2010 HANDS ACROSS THE SAND

In Tampa Bay there were 26 events planned.

The following are AERIAL PHOTOS COURTESY OF DORIAN PHOTOGRAPHERS, www.DorianPhotoInc.com -

VIEW ALL THE PHOTOS.

Hands slideshows wide better Quality: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEzwYCoUxKs

 

Hands zoom better quality: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wh5QbNAnaV8

 


 

EVENT INFORMATION-FIRST PHOTOS

 INDIA

NEW ZEALAND

The 900th Hands Across the Sand event organized was held on Repulse Bay in Hong Kong, China http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Repulse_Bay


HISTORY 

There are 901 total events organized today.

 

There are 797 events organized in the U.S.

 

There are events organized in 537 different U.S. cities.

 

There are events organized in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. (52)

 

There are 104 events organized outside the U.S.

 

There are events organized in 37 countries outside the U.S.

 

There are events organized in 95 cities outside the U.S.

 

The following countries are participating:

Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Belize, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Germany, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Spain, France, United Kingdom, Greenland, Greece, Croatia, Ireland, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Lebanon, Mexico, Malaysia, Nicaragua, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Panama, Peru, Poland, Sweden, Turkey, Tanzania, and South Africa

 

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Frank Jackalone

Senior Field Organizing Manager/ FL & PR

Sierra Club

111 Second Avenue, Suite 1001

St. Petersburg, FL 33701

                              (727)824-8813               

frank.jackalone@sierraclub


Hands Across the Sand is a statewide grassroots effort to show legislators at the state and Federal levels that Floridians will stand up to protect our coasts from the threat of offshore drilling. 

 

More news on the web:

**Read about our successful Hands Across the Sand Feb 13th effort

Suncoastsierra.org - Love Tourists Not Drilling

Love Tourists Not Drilling Coalition - on Facebook

Suncoast Sierra Club - on Facebook.

Sierra Club

For more information:

Cathy Harrelson, 727-415-8805, cathy_bam@earthlink.net  or

Pat Kiesylis, 727-421-2746, goodpat@tampabay.rr.com