On August 1st, 2015 the final Brendan Borek Surf Memorial will take place.

On August 1st, 2015 the final Brendan Borek Surf Memorial will take place. We want you to be here! Also on the schedule for that night is a revival of Avalon's Legendary Party "The Beef N' Beer."

We are making this announcement because we realize that many of you have obligations to fulfill and arrangements to make. This will allow everyone a sufficient amount of time for planning your trip to the Jersey Shore next August. We look forward to seeing all our friends, old and new, on the 30th Street Beach, Avalon, NJ for the "25th Brendan."

Brendan's Fund will continue to fulfill its mission of supporting children with cancer. The encouragement we have received over the years from our loyal friends has been exceptional and deeply appreciated.

We are looking forward to sharing memories and connecting with old friends.

Follow our Facebook Page "The Brendan Borek High Tides Memorial Fund" and our Website for more details on upcoming events. Contact us at: 609-967-0100 or bren@brendansfund.org.


Brendan Borek loved life, and life it seemed, loved Brendan. An avid surfer, gifted artist, and an agile soccer player, his teenage years mirrored life at its fullest.

Diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma (cancer of the bone) at 16, he vied against death with courage and dignity until the disease claimed him in December 1991.

Because Brendan touched the
hearts of many, the Brendan Borek High Tides Memorial Fund, Inc. (Brendan’s Fund) was established in 1992 by his family and friends. Visit the About Us section to find out more.

CLICK HERE DONATE OR CREATE A MEMORIAL

What’s New

Low Tide Beach Ride 2015

Tickets are now available for the 2015 Low Tide Beach Ride. You can buy your tickets by clicking here.

Low Tide Beach Ride 2015
Saturday, July 18 ~ 5:30-7:00pm
9th Street Beach, Avalon, NJ 08202

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25th Anniversary Reunion Beef & Beer Party

Tickets are now available for the 25th Anniversary Reunion Beef & Beer Party on Saturday, August 1. You can buy your tickets by clicking here.

25th Anniversary Beef & Beer Reunion Party
Saturday, August 1, 2015 ~ 6:30-10pm
Community Hall, 30th & Avalon Avenue, Avalon, NJ 08202
Catering by Williamson Catering & Bubba Dogs

Ticket pricing is as follows:
Adult: $20 ($25 at the door)
Children (6-12): $10 ($15 at the door)
Children (5 & under): free

Beef & Beer

10th ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT FOR BRENDAN’S FUND

THIS YEAR’S GOLF TOURNAMENT HELD ON MAY 1, 2015 AT THE STONE HARBOR GOLF CLUB RAISED OVER $10,000 FOR BRENDAN’S FUND. WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR ALL WHO CAME OUT TO TEE IT UP FOR PEDIATRIC CANCER.

MANY THANKS GO OUT TO LISA CINCOTTA, HER VOLUNTEERS AND TO THE STAFF OF THE STONE HARBOR GOLF CLUB.

SAVE THE DATE FOR NEXT YEAR! MAY 6, 2016.

2015 Artist & Friends Art Show

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE DATE FOR THE 2015 ARTIST & FRIENDS ART SHOW.

THE ARTIST AND FRIENDS ART SHOW WILL BE HELD ON JULY 28, 2015 FROM 6 – 9 PM. ONCE AGAIN THE AVALON YACHT CLUB WILL BE HOSTING OUR EVENT. THE AVALON YACHT CLUB IS LOCATED AT 7TH & THE BAY IN AVALON, NJ 08202. ADMISSION IS A DONATION OF $15 FOR ADULTS, $10 FOR CHILDREN 5 – 12. CHILDREN UNDER 5 ARE FREE.

THE ART SHOW HAS ALWAYS BEEN A BEAUTIFUL EVENING FILLED WITH PAINTINGS & PRINTS, PHOTOGRAPHY, SCULPTURE, POTTERY AND JEWELERY. FIFTY PERCENT OF THE ARTIST’S SALES ARE DONATED TO BRENDAN’S FUND.

IF YOU ARE AND ARTIST AND WOULD LIKE TO APPLY. PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW.

2015 Brendan Borek Registration Form-Art Show

Video of the 21st Annual Surf Memorial by Dave McCarty

Saturday, August 20, 2011, the 21st Annual Brendan Borek Surf Memorial was held at 30th Street in Avalon, NJ. One of the largest amateur surf contests on the East Coast, The Brendan Borek attracts thousands of people and is always a special day.

This year will be the 25th Anniversary of The Brendan Borek Surf Memorial. We hope to see all our friends old and new come out to celebrate with us on August 1, 2015. Following our Surf Memorial from 7 – 9 pm we will be holding the 25th Anniversary Beef and Beer Reunion Party at Community Hall. For more information please check back with our web site: www.brendansfund.org.

This film was concepted, filmed and edited by David Todd McCarty in conjunction with Hopping Frog Studios on two Canon DSLRs. For more information, including the music selections, see the end credits.

A special thanks to Mike Meyer who not only runs a great show, but is always so eager to help.

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