E-newsletter 90 Second E-update
June 21, 2012
A big challenge in Yosemite -- 3RIMS3DAYS – trekkers leave today!
3RIMS3DAYS trekkers leave today for 40+miles/14,000ft. elevation gain to "protect a national treasure"
You might have heard about the project already on TV this week! Click here to see this great coverage of "3RIMS3DAYS: trek to protect a national treasure." Citizen Voice has teamed up with Bayside Adventure Sports for 3RIMS3DAYS:Trek to Protect a National Treasure. Originally a vision of CV president Gary Dietrich whilehiking solo in Yosemite, trekkers are ready to hike Yosemite’s 3 rims - Half Dome, North Dome and Glacier Point in three consecutive days. Literally exercising Citizen Voice’s mission to protect all things vulnerable, trekkers willcover 40+ miles and over 14,000ft. in elevation gain experiencing firsthand our vulnerable created world at its core. The 3RIMS3DAYS team personal training hikes will finally pay off, as they arrive in Yosemite this evening, followed by an intense weekend of peaks, valleys and mountain cables. Wish them luck! Stay tuned as Citizen Voice will report on the trek’s outcome and host a special evening showcasing all the pictures, videos, stories and experiences from the adventure after returning. This event will be open to the public.
DKI golfs for CV's SAFELY OUT™ Project -- “18 Holes for Hope” in Chicago
North America's largest disaster restoration organization DKI donates 100% of their "18 Holes for Hope" golf tournament proceeds to CV's SAFELY OUT™ Project
At their annual meeting in Chicago in May, Disaster Kleenup International (DKI), North America's largest disaster restoration organization, announced Citizen Voice as their annual non-profit recipient for their “18 Holes for Hope" Golf Tournament for 2012 and beyond. Hosted at The Glen Club in Glenview, IL., this event included 18 holes of golf, lunch, prizes and more. All who attended said they had a fun-filled day and were interested in knowing more about the SAFELY OUT™ Project.Citizen Voice staff set up shop at hole 5 most of the day, greeting and thanking players for theirparticipation, and sharing what Citizen Voice is all about with DKI members, affiliates and sponsors. Participants from all across the U.S. were appreciative of CV's SAFELY OUT™ Project,each having someone in their community who could benefit from our work. CV president Gary Dietrich also spoke at several of the DKI conference's regional chapter meetings, and CV staff hosted a SAFELY OUT™ Project information table where lots of great connections with DKI members and affiliates were made.
The Citizen Voice team had a wonderful time in Chicago and is grateful for DKI’s ongoing support and commitment in saying “I’m In!” with SAFELY OUT™ Project.
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