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2012 Schedule Now Includes A Trip to Japan
THURSDAY, MARCH 08, 2012 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TEAM HIGHPOINT ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL 2012 CLIMB
Team HighPoint formed the non-profit 501(c)(3) 50 For Tibet fund raising project in support of The Rowell Fund For Tibet. They returned from Scandinavia in July where they successfully achieved four (4) new country international highpoints (Norway, Finland, Sweden & Denmark) from June 26th through July 10th. With the five (5) international country highpoints achieved in 2010, Team HighPoint has now accumulated nine (9) total international highpoints and 48 U.S. state highpoints (as well as Washington D.C.) since the project’s inception in June 2006. Since 50 For Tibet’s beginning in 2006, over 120,000 miles of travel have been logged and approximately $210,000 in donations have been raised to promote The Rowell Fund For Tibet (www.savetibet.org/about-ict/rowell-fund-tibet), an organization which provides grants to help preserve the threatened Tibetan culture.
Team HighPoint consists of John Jancik (Parker, Colorado), Terri Baker (Parker, Colorado), David Baker (Denver, Colorado) and Steve Gardiner (Billings, Montana). John and Terri, who originally met the late, legendary photographer and mountaineer Galen Rowell in 1995 as the three of
To learn more about Team HighPoint and its 50 For Tibet project, see the Team's website at www.50fortibet.org or contact John Jancik at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information about the Tibetan situation is available from the International Campaign for Tibet at www.savetibet.org or by phone at (202) 785-1515.
50 For Tibet was featured in a story aired by local Denver CBS network affiliate, KCNCTV, Channel 4 on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006.
by John at 09:53:35 pm
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