Ocean lovers will hold Hands Across the Sand this weekend in Florida and elsewhere

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Hands Across the Sand on Gandy Beach - Credit: Samuel Johnson / WMNF News.

This weekend, ocean lovers and opponents of fossil fuels will join hands in the annual Hands Across the Sand series of rallies; there are five locations around the greater Tampa Bay region on Saturday. Two will be in Pinellas County: Gandy Beach and Indian Rocks Beach; one in Sarasota; another in Englewood Beach and a fifth at Weeki Wachee Springs.

For a preview of what to expect WMNF interviewed Thomas Paterek, chair of the Suncoast Surfrider Foundation.

Here’s a link to previous WMNF News coverage of Hands Across the Sand

Here’s where you can find other Hands events in Florida

 

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