Vlad Ilinsky

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Diver Safety

  Lori Sherrill   PADI Course Director Lori has always had a passion for teaching others. Seeing the light shine as students understand the materials what made her an exceptional teacher for 38 years in the Whittier Pubic School District. Now retire, she continues to follow her passion, teaching and motivating students in a different classroom-under […]

Seas The Day SCUBA Shop

    Casey has an extensive SCUBA background spanning almost 40 years.  After working in several Dive organizations, Casey decided to take the plunge (pun?), and open his own shop, which he did in May of 2014.  Business has grown to the point where a larger facility was needed and in June of this year, […]

Why Diver’s Die

    Ken will be discussing why diver’s die?He will also be discussing Chamber Day and Eve 2017.           Ken Kurtis was kicked out of swim class twice by the time he was six. (He didn’t like putting his face in the water.) Hardly an auspicious start to a diving career. […]

Project Baseline

Project Baseline is a grassroots conservation initiative that aims to raise public awareness about the present and future state of aquatic environments through the power of photographs. Project Baseline works by organizing and mobilizing a global network of divers and water lovers alike to create a lasting visual legacy of underwater environmental conditions one photo […]

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

  Mike Schaadt, Director, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium   Mike Schaadt, a life-long Southern Californian, is Director of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium (CMA), which is owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, Recreation and Parks Department with support from FRIENDS of CMA.   Mike has been involved in formal and informal marine science education for […]

Dave Goodale- Memorial Service

    Dave Goodale “A Remberance, Celebration of Life and Memorial for our Beloved Member and Good Friend.”  R.I.P.- 1940-2016 Dave turned 76 in May of this year.  It wasn’t a particularly good last couple years for Dave.  He had cancer of the eye which was treated with aggressive radiation insertion into the eye.  He […]

Women’s Scuba Diving Hall of Fame

The Women Divers Hall of Fame Dedicated to Recognizing and Honoring the Contributions of Women Divers The Women Divers Hall of Fame™ (WDHOF) is an international non-profit professional honor society. WDHOF Members are the pioneers, leaders, innovators and world record holders throughout the international diving community. These areas of diving and undersea endeavors include: the Arts, Science, Medicine, […]

Sunken Mysteries of the West

Literally thousands of shipwrecks and sunken objects lay hidden beneath the waters of the Western States, from treasure-laden steam ships and antiquated submerged trains to forgotten sunken cities and World War II aircraft. In this program David Finnern travels beneath the waves and explores some of the enigmatic and time-obscured relics and historical treasures lost […]

Underwater and Videography

  Interested in underwater photography and or videography???  Our speakers for June are experts in both and will fill us in on some techniques, skills, equipment and how to’s of underwater imaging.  Nanette and Bil Van Antwerp are avid scuba divers who  travel all over the world in search of great diving. Luckily, they find […]

Green Abalone Restoration Project

      Our May Speaker is one of our very favorite Speakers, Nancy L. Caruso, Marine Biologist. She is quite a celebrity, not only locally, but all of Southern California, She will be speaking on the subject of the Green Abalone Restoration Project. Nancy is a Virginia native with  a B.S in Marine Biology […]

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