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2014-02-25 12:25:44

COCOA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beach 'N Boards Fest returns to Cocoa Beach following a successful debut in 2013. The event, which is presented by Ron Jon Surf Shop, will be held at Shepard Park, 211 East Cocoa Beach Causeway in Cocoa Beach March 13-16, 2014. Beach 'N Boards Fest offers a variety of activities including a wide-range of professional board sports, surf movie nights, live music and a collegiate women's beach volleyball tournament hosted by the...

2013-07-22 12:23:10

COCOA BEACH, Fla., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1963, a gallon of gas cost 30 cents, the Beverly Hillbillies was the most-watched TV show and Ron Jon Surf Shop Cocoa Beach first opened its doors to surfers in Florida. Over the years, Ron Jon Surf Shop's Cocoa Beach location, with its colorful neon decor and larger than life surfboards and sculptures in the storefront, has become one of the "Must See" destinations for vacationers to Central Florida. In fact, millions of...

2013-02-27 12:25:25

COCOA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The first-ever Beach 'N Boards Fest, which is presented by Ron Jon Surf Shop and will be held in Cocoa Beach March 6-10, 2013, offers a variety of activities including an action-sports themed X-Dance outdoor film festival, diverse lineup of live musical acts, a collegiate volleyball tournament hosted by UCF and board sports. The Beach 'N Boards Fest will offer a wide-range of board sports in a competitive or exhibition format including surf,...

2012-08-08 10:22:52

COCOA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The first-of-its-kind surfing program started as a partnership between Special Olympics Florida and Ron Jon Surf Shop is entering its third year of successful competition. Ron Jon Surf Shop is now the official statewide sponsor of the Special Olympics Surfing Program. The Special Olympics-sanctioned surfing program, the first of its kind in the world, began in June of 2010 with a group of eight Special Olympics athletes in Cocoa Beach. Since...

2010-10-26 11:23:00

COCOA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Space, air, and sea will dominate the week of Oct. 25 on Florida's Space Coast as the last launch of Space Shuttle Discovery, Air Force Week, the Cocoa Beach Air Show and the docking of the noted luxury residential cruise ship, The World, occur within a one-week period. AIR FORCE WEEK Air Force Week starts Oct. 26th and is hosted by the city of Cocoa Beach. The Air Force chose two host cities for this year's Air Force Weeks - Cocoa Beach and...

2009-07-14 14:50:45

The U.S. Human Space Flight Review Committee says it will hold three public meetings this month that will be open to the public. The first meeting will be held July 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CDT at the South Shore Harbor Resort and Conference Center in League City, Texas, with the second session set for July 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT at the Davidson/U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. The third public session will be July 30 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT at the Hilton Cocoa Beach...