At their regularly scheduled meeting on February 10th at Pell Elementary School, the Newport City Council  will recognize Sib Abruzzi for his recent induction into the East Coast Surfing Hall Of Fame.

The resolution has been introduced by Councilor John Florez and states the following;

Abruzzi was inducted into the East Coast Surfing Hall Of Fame in January of 2016. The East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame is dedicated to the preservation of the history and heritage of East Coast Surfing and to enshrine forever the people who have been responsible for its development and growth, and to preserve, protect and record the legacy and historically valuable lore of East Coast Surfing.

The resolution will come before the Council at its regular meeting to be held on February 10, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. at the Pell Elementary School, the meeting is open to the public.

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