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Jackson Design and Remodeling Wins Three Master Design Awards

October 22nd, 2014 Posted by client news, Design, press release No Comment yet

(San Diego- October 22, 2014) – Jackson Design and Remodeling (JDR) announced today that the San Diego-based design and remodeling firm has won three Master Design Awards, the prestigious awards program for professional remodelers run by Qualified Remodeler Magazine. Each year hundreds of design firms submit their best projects across 23 categories. JDR’s wins came in the highly competitive categories of whole homes (less than $300,000), bathrooms (more than $75,000) and kitchens ($75,000 – $100,000). This is JDR’s sixth consecutive year receiving Master Design Awards for its work. Read more… (more…)

Lee and London Public Relations Client World Skateboarding Grand Prix's Winners at World Skateboarding Championships

Brazilian Kelvin Hoefler Edges Out Australian Tommy Fynn to Win World Skateboarding Championships at Kimberley Diamond Cup

October 5th, 2014 Posted by action sports, client news, festivals & events, general interest, press release No Comment yet

(Kimberley, South Africa – October 5, 2014) – The 2014 Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup concluded today in dramatic fashion. It was an all-out battle in the Street Championship Semi Finals with Nyjah Huston upset in the first round by the Netherlands’ Nassim Guammaz. Guammaz lost to Brazilian Kevin Hoefler in the third round. Hoefler would go on to battle with Australian Tommy Fynn in the Finals, just edging him out for the world title and $100,000 top prize. Read more… (more…)

Catch All the Action From the Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup in South Africa LIVE Webcast Oct 4-5

October 2nd, 2014 Posted by action sports, client news, festivals & events, press release No Comment yet

(Sacramento, CA- October 02, 2014) – World Skateboarding Grand Prix — the leading international skateboarding events management company — today announced the Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup, presented by Kumba Iron Ore, will be webcast LIVE online at www.KimberleyDiamondCup.com Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4 and 5. The event will also be broadcast live on Supersport, South Africa’s premier television network for sports coverage. Read more… (more…)

2014 Skateboarding World Championships Return to Kimberley, South Africa

September 25th, 2014 Posted by action sports, client news, festivals & events, press release No Comment yet

(Sacramento, Calif. – Sept. 25, 2014) – World Skateboarding Grand Prix – the leading international skateboarding event management company — today announced the street lineup for the 2014 Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup Presented by Kumba Iron Ore. Read more… (more…)

Lee and London Public Relations Client 2014 Skateboarding World Championships at Kimberley Diamond Cup

Skateboarding World Championships Return to South Africa

September 10th, 2014 Posted by action sports, client news, festivals & events, press release No Comment yet

(Sacramento, Calif. – Sept. 10, 2014) –World Skateboarding Grand Prix today announced the lineup for the Vert and MiniMega Skateboarding World Championships as well as the Women’s Street Skateboarding World Championships, three of the 10 official events that make up the 2014 Skateboarding World Championships returning to Kimberley, South Africa Oct. 2-5. Read more… (more…)

Lee and London Public Relations Client the San Diego Festival of Beer Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Special Coronado Brewing Co. Beer

Coronado Brewing Co. Creates Special Edition San Diego Festival of Beer Brew

August 14th, 2014 Posted by client news, festivals & events, press release No Comment yet

(San Diego, CA – August 14, 2014)San Diego Festival of Beer officials announced today that Coronado Brewing Company will release a special brew for the San Diego Festival of Beer’s 20th Anniversary. The limited edition beer, which Coronado Brewing has dubbed ‘SD Party Pilsner,’ is being brewed for keg release.  The brewery will also donate $1 of each pint sold on the evening of August 20th, to the San Diego Professionals Against Cancer (SDPAC), the nonprofit group that runs the annual San Diego Festival of Beer, to benefit local cancer charities. Read more… (more…)

Lee and London Public Relations Client Jackson Design and Remodeling Celebrates 25th Anniversary by Giving Back to San Diego Community in 25 Acts of Giving

25 Years in Business – 25 Acts of Community Service

August 8th, 2014 Posted by client news, press release No Comment yet

(San Diego, CA- August 8, 2014) –Jackson Design & Remodeling (JDR), an award-winning San Diego-based design and remodeling firm, is doing something a little unexpected this year to celebrate its 25th year in business. The company is giving back to the San Diego community in 25 ways. JDR’s staff came up with a list of 25 local services and organizations that meant something special to each of them, as a way to thank the city for its continued support throughout the years. With 14 acts already completed, the company is more than halfway to reaching its goal. Read more… (more…)

San Diego Festival of Beer Celebrates 20th Anniversary Sept. 19, 2014

July 7th, 2014 Posted by client news, festivals & events, press release No Comment yet

(San Diego, CA – July 7, 2014)San Diego Professionals Against Cancer today announced that the 20th anniversary of its annual fundraising event, the San Diego Festival of Beer, will be held Friday, September 19, 2014 from 6-11 p.m. at a new location on Broadway Pier.  Presented by San Diego Professionals Against Cancer, San Diego Festival of Beer guests can sample from nearly 60 breweries and 120 varieties of some of the nation’s best craft beer, enjoy live music, purchase food from San Diego food trucks and restaurants – all while raising money for local cancer charities. Read more… (more…)

Lee and London Public Relations Client Jackson Design and Remodeling Earns 5 ASID San Diego Design Excellence Awards

Jackson Design & Remodeling Earns Five San Diego ASID Design Excellence Awards

June 30th, 2014 Posted by client news, Design, press release No Comment yet

(San Diego, CA – June 30, 2014)Jackson Design and Remodeling (JDR) announced today that it has won five ASID (American Society of Interior Designers) San Diego Chapter Design Excellence Awards. Judged by its design-industry peers, the ASID Design Excellence Awards is one of the most prestigious and sought-after awards programs in the industry and, with 10other design awards already under their belt, JDR’s 2014 award winning streak grows to 15 and counting. Read more… (more…)

Doheny Surf Festival on board!

June 27th, 2014 Posted by action sports, client news, festivals & events, press release No Comment yet

Lee & London is stoked to announce new client  The Doheny Surf Festival presented by Subaru! Grab your boards and join us June 28-29th at the Doheny Surf Festival, Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, CA, for a weekend of family fun featuring surfing/tandem demos, live music – Common Sense, Trevor Green and Aloha Radio – and much more!  The annual event raises much-needed funds for California State Parks, including Doheny State Beach.

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Doheny Surf Festival Presented By Subaru Takes Over Doheny State Beach Next Weekend: June 28-29!

FREE Family-Friendly Event Celebrates Surf Culture, Raises Funds for State Parks

2014 Lineup Includes Surf Exhibitions, Hobie Alter Tandem Invitational, Vendor Village, Kona Brewing Liquid Lounge, Performances by Common Sense, Aloha Radio and Trevor Green!

(Dana Point, CA – June 19, 2014) The Doheny Surf Festival presented by Subaru is proud to announce its lineup for this year’s celebration of surf. The free, family-friendly event returns to Doheny State Beach June 28-29 to raise money for State Parks including Doheny State Beach. The 2014 event features a variety of surf exhibitions, contests, a vendor village, Kona Brewing’s Liquid Lounge, classic woody car show, music performances by Common Sense, Aloha Radio, Trevor Green, and more!

Produced by the Doheny State Beach Interpretive Association (DSBIA) and Utopia Entertainment, the 2014 sponsors include presenting sponsor, Subaru, and official sponsors Hobie, Kona Brewing Company, 100.3 The Sound, Utopia Entertainment, the City of Dana Point and California State Parks.

Beer Gardens: This year, Kona Brewing Company brings the islands to the Mainland in their Liquid Aloha Lounges, where they’ll be serving up favorites like Longboard Lager, Big Wave Golden Ale and the new Castaway IPA, daily until sundown.

Tandem Demonstrations: Festival attendees will have a rare opportunity to see tandem surfing up close and personal! Couples tandems teams from around the world will participate in this exhibition and showcase one of surfing’s most elegant forms.

Nose Riding Exhibitions: Finesse and footwork at its finest, this exhibition is an amazing display of balance and positioning – one of the sport’s true arts.

Longboard LagerLegends Expression Session: A rare opportunity for surf fans to get to see some true legends and even capture a few autographs.

Terry Martin Memorial Ride: This year, the festival will feature an interactive Terry Martin exhibition ride. On Saturday, June 28, at 1:00 p.m., the public is invited to bring a board shaped by Martin with them and join the exhibition ride. Advanced registration will be held at the HOBIE booth and a $20 donation is encouraged to support the “Sport of Kings” Foundation in memory of Martin.

60s Longboard Contest: Hosted by the Doheny Longboard Association, this contest is open to the public for anyone with a pre-1970s board.  You can also sign up for “Pick a Stick” should you not have the correct type of board.  Entry to the surf contest is $30.  For more information and to register, visit www.dohenylongboardassocation.org

Vendor Village: The 2014 Vendor Village features an art walk, more than 100 surf and beach vendors offering new wave-riding products, unique gift items, beach fashion wear, Surf Museum exhibits, food trucks and more. Vendor Village opens at 9am and closes daily at sundown.

Classic Woody Car Show: Over a dozen well-restored, mint-condition classic surf woodies will be on display as well as the all new Subaru sports models complete with racks and custom accessories. The old surf transportation meets the newest surf utility vehicles, sure to delight car lovers of all ages.

Surf Collector’s Alley: New this year, hundreds of vintage and collectible surf boards from across So Cal, and beyond, will be available for viewing and purchase.

Kids’ Area:  The family-friendly festival features a variety of educational and interactive games, displays and presentations from State Park staff teaching environmental awareness and respect for the ocean. There will also be a variety of free crafts including Lei making, airbrush tattoos and story time. Grab a blanket and join us for a special outdoor screening of the family-friendly film “Lilo & Stitch” on Sunday at sundown on the main lawn.

2014 Doheny Surf Festival Schedule
Saturday, June 28
Time Element Location
9:00am Hawaiian Blessing Beach
9:00am Vendor Village opens Main Lawn
9:00am Matt Akiona Beach
9:30am Story Time with Surfer Steve Kids’ Area
10:00am Longboard Lager Legends Expression Session Beach
10:00am – 3:00pm Airbrush Tattoos by Brynian Creations Kids’ Area
11:00am Tyler Warren Invitational – New School Beach
11:30am Kona Brewing Liquid Aloha Lounges Open Liquid Aloha Lounges
12:30pm Story Time with Surfer Steve Kids’ Area
1:00pm Terry Martin – Sport of Kings Beach
3:30pm Story Time with Surfer Steve Kids’ Area
4:00pm Trevor Green Performance Surf Fest Stage
5:15pm Aloha Radio Performance Surf Fest Stage
6:00pm Story Time with Surfer Steve Kids’ Area
6:30pm Common Sense Performance Surf Fest Stage
7:00pm Beer Garden closes
8:00 pm Vendor Village closes
 Sunday, June 29
Time Activity Location
8:00am Beach Contest Sign-Ups Beach
9:00am Vendor Village opens Main Lawn
9:00am 60’s Longboard Contest – Hosted by DLBA Beach
9:00am Story Time with Surfer Steve Kids’ Area
10:00am – 3:00pm Airbrush Tattoos by Brynian Creations Kids’ Area
11:30am Kona Brewing Liquid Aloha Lounges Open Liquid Aloha Lounges
12:30pm Story Time with Surfer Steve Kids’ Area
1:00pm Le Polynesia Surf Fest Stage
2:00pm Hobie’s Tandem Invitational Beach
2:30pm Waterhouse (band) Still Water Stage
3:30pm Story Time with Surfer Steve Kids’ Area
6:00pm Story Time with Surfer Steve Kids’ Area
7:00pm Beer Garden closes
8:00pm Vendor Village closes
Sundown Lilo & Stitch screening Main Lawn

Beach parking is $15.  For more information on the 2014 Doheny Surf Festival, visit our website at www.DohenySurfFest.com and follow us on social media on Facebook and Twitter.

About DSBIA (Doheny State Beach Interpretive Association):

DSBIA is a California non-profit, charitable corporation. They work cooperatively with California State Parks in support of interpretive and educational programs and are dedicated to the protection of the park’s beaches, facilities, marine refuge and its historical, cultural and social stories. This organization fosters a comprehensive stewardship of this unique recreational resource, with its historically important sites and environmentally significant setting. Their mission is to enhance the rich cultural and natural history of this magnificent coastal zone for the park’s main stakeholder groups, including surfers, cyclists, campers, hikers, Native Americans, the Military, environmentalists and others.

About Utopia Entertainment:

Utopia Entertainment Inc., with production offices in Studio City California, is a leading provider of entertainment solutions for clients around the globe. Its world-renowned design and production teams collaborate on community sized events ranging from parades, competitions, lifestyle festivals, and the recent Solar Decathlon at Orange County’s Great Park in Irvine, which drew more than 66,000 visitors. Utopia Entertainment’s Design, Partnership and Production, groups all focus on a singular goal: Providing “World Class” entertainment experiences for commercial applications worldwide.  For more information visit us on the web at www.utopiaworldwide.com.

 

Lee and London Public Relations Client Doheny Surf Festival Returns to Southern California June 28-29

Doheny Surf Festival Returns to Dana Point June 28-29

May 29th, 2014 Posted by action sports, client news, festivals & events, press release No Comment yet

(Dana Point, CA – May 29, 2014) The Doheny Surf Festival organizers today announced the Southern California surf festival will return to Doheny State Beach in Dana Point this summer. Presented by Subaru, the 2014 festival promises a jam packed weekend of activities for all ages to celebrate Doheny’ s legendary surf history while raising funds for local State Parks. The festival is FREE and open to the public and runs from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 28 and 29.  Read more… (more…)

Lee and London Public Relations San Diego Client Jackson Design and Remodeling Wins 3 Regional Chrysalis Awards

After Big Wins at NKBA and CotY Awards, Jackson Design & Remodeling Continues 25th Anniversary Winning Streak with Three Chrysalis Awards

May 19th, 2014 Posted by client news, Design, press release No Comment yet

(San Diego, CA – May 19, 2014) – San Diego remodeling firm Jackson Design & Remodeling (JDR), is proud to announce the company has won three regional Chrysalis Awards for Remodeling Excellence. JDR’s winning projects include the transformation of two kitchens and one bathroom representing a diverse range of design styles. The Chrysalis Awards are one of the most competitive awards programs in the design and remodeling industry. JDR’s wins were in the Southwestern division. Read more… (more…)

Lee and London Public Relations San Diego Client Jackson Design and Remodeling Announces Annual Blogger Award Winners

2014’s Best Blogs in the Design & Remodeling Industry: JDR Industry Blogger Award Winners Announced

April 19th, 2014 Posted by client news, Design, press release No Comment yet

(San Diego, CA) – April 19, 2014 – Jackson Design and Remodeling (JDR) is excited to announce the winners of the 2014 Design & Remodeling Industry Blogger Awards. The fifth annual blog competition featured 46 of the best blogs in the industry across six categories. This year’s voting was neck and neck, with winners determined by just a handful of votes in some categories. Read more… (more…)

It’s Back! KidsFest San Diego Returns to NTC Ingram Plaza May 17-18, 2014

March 17th, 2014 Posted by client news, festivals & events, press release No Comment yet

(San Diego, CA – March 17, 2014) KidsFest- San Diego’s wildly popular hands-on, creative festival for children and their families – announced today that the Festival will return May 17-18, 2014. Presented by the Chloe Nichols Foundation, KidsFest 2014 will transform the NTC Ingram Plaza in Point Loma into a wonderland of play, with activities designed to stimulate and celebrate the imagination. Read more… (more…)