From our good friends at High Fives Foundation – HighFive!
4th Annual 3000 Words Photography and Philanthropy Event
at FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
[Truckee, CA) June 4, 2012 — The High Fives Non-Profit Foundation announces the 4th Annual 3000 Word Photography and Philanthropy Event at FiftyFifty Brewing Co. on Friday, June 29 from 5:00-11:00pm. An event unlike any other, 3000 Wordsshowcases the best in photography while raising money and awareness for the program services of the High Fives Foundation. A $10 door charge will include passed appetizers and entertainment.
Heralded photographers from the Lake Tahoe region and beyond will submit their best framed photographs in three inspirational categories: Winter, Human Power or Famous Mountain Landscapes / Eagles. These categories will represent the High Fives Foundation, Biking for a Better World and the Shane McConkey Foundation (respectively).
Attendees at 3000 Words will have a chance to not only vote on the best in show in each category but also to walk away with a timeless piece of art via the silent auction portion of the evening. Proceeds from the silent auction will benefit the High Fives Foundation, which will in turn make donations to the Shane McConkey Foundation and Biking for a Better World. Beginning at 10pm the classy affair will then ease into a dance party with beats supplied by the Silver Boombox Thief.
“FiftyFifty is thrilled to be hosting this event for the third year in a row. We are always blown away by the photography, and the level of support and philanthropy is truly inspiring.” – Alicia Barr (Co-Owner – FiftyFifty Brewing)
About High Fives Foundation:
High Fives Foundation is a Tahoe-based 501.c.3 non-profit organization dedicated to raising money and awareness for athletes who have suffered a life-altering injury while pursuing their dream in the winter action sports community.
About FiftyFifty Brewing Co:
FiftyFifty Brewing Co.: Find Your Balance. Located in Truckee at 11197 Brockway Road, between Hwy 267 and downtown Truckee. Open seven days a week from 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m., FiftyFifty serves both lunch and dinner to complement their variety of beers brewed on the premise. FiftyFifty also features a full bar, seasonal outdoor seating on the patio and live music and entertainment.
About Biking for a Better World:
At BBW, we see riding a bicycle as a fun and empowering activity, understood universally and adored around the globe. Our mission is to transform the act of pedaling into a force to make the world a better place. California 501.c.3 non-profit.
About the Shane McConkey Foundation:
The Shane McConkey Foundation was founded in recognition of the worldwide community of skiers, adventurers and everyday people who share a passion for life. The Foundation honors those who inspire positive change in the world and the life of others.