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Dick Baker paddle out set for May 31 at Doheny

By Tiffany Montgomery
April 29, 2009 4:07 PM

SIMA released the details of the public paddle out for Dick Baker today. Also, I am compiling a second page of tributes to Dick with messages I have recently received that I will post soon. Here is a link to the first page of tributes. 

Paddle out information from SIMA

The SIMA and surf industry families are deeply saddened by the recent passing of SIMA's longtime president, leader and guiding light, Dick Baker, after his two-year battle with cancer. The family appreciates the outpouring of love and support that have been expressed. A public Paddle Out has been planned in Dick's honor. Please find the basic information below:

PADDLE OUT SERVICE IN MEMORY OF DICK BAKER

WHEN:
Sunday, May 31 - 3:00 p.m.

There will be a traditional Paddle Out as well as a Circle Service on the beach at the same time. 

Following the service, guests are free to surf Doheny, picnic on the beach and in the large, shaded picnic area reserved for the Dick Baker Paddle Out. Festivities will continue until the sun sets.

WHERE:
Doheny State Park, Dana Point
Map, Directions, Parking and additional details will be supplied at a later date.

SENDING CONDOLENCES TO THE BAKER FAMILY:
In lieu of flowers, the Baker family appreciates any donations to be made to one of the following foundations in Dick's honor:

• SIMA Environmental Fund http://www.sima.com/charitable-funds/environmental-fund.aspx
Checks should be made payable to the SIMA Environmental Fund and mailed to:
SIMA Environmental Fund - Dick Baker Remembrance
8 Argonaut, Ste. 170, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

• SIMA Humanitarian Fund http://www.sima.com/charitable-funds/humanitarian-fund.aspx
Checks should be made payable to the SIMA Humanitarian Fund and mailed to:
SIMA Humanitarian Fund - Dick Baker Remembrance
8 Argonaut, Ste. 170, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

• The San Clemente Educational Foundation www.schsef.org
Donate online using the link above, or checks should be made payable to San Clemente Educational Foundation and mailed to:
San Clemente High School
P.O. Box 4538, San Clemente, CA 92674

Cards should be mailed to:
The Baker Family
c/o SIMA
8 Argonaut, Suite 170
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656


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