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Film Festival to Benefit Stroud Center and The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County

320 240 Stroud Water Research Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 17, 2012

CONTACTS:

Cat Stenta, Trail Creek Outfitters
302.530.0519 cewstenta@gmail.com, trailcreekout@msn.com

Brian Havertine, WH2P Marketing Communications
302.479.8332 or bjh@wh2p.com

WHAT: The Wild & Scenic Film Festival

HOSTED BY: Trail Creek Outfitters

WHEN:
Wednesday, February 22nd and Thursday, February 23rd, 2012
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Films begin at 7:30 p.m., different films each night
Light fare and beverages will be served.

WHERE:
Chester County Historical Society
225 N. High Street
West Chester, PA 19380

TICKETS:
The event is open to the public with tickets. All ticket sales are advance purchase only, $25 per night, $40 for both nights.

BENEFICIARIES:
All proceeds to benefit Stroud™ Water Research Center and The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County

West Chester, PA – The nationally acclaimed Wild & Scenic Film Festival will be hosted by Trail Creek Outfitters on Wednesday, February 22nd and Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 at the Chester County Historical Society. This is the fifth year for the film festival which is designed to educate, entertain and inspire through award-winning animations, documentaries and independent films. The event benefits Stroud Water Research Center and The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County.

The popular annual event has been hosted by Trail Creek Outfitters of Glen Eagle Square from its first year. It is presented nationally by Patagonia, Inc. and sponsored locally by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Triple Fresh Catering, Paradocx Vineyard, FarmTable Gathering, Whole Foods Market, and Exelon.

“This event helps support a local Chester County institution, Stroud Water Research Center, which is renowned worldwide for their excellence in research, education, and stewardship for fresh water resources around the globe. We are extremely pleased to host this film festival to benefit the outstanding work done by all the members of the center,” stated Brian Havertine, co-owner of Trail Creek Outfitters.

“Trail Creek Outfitters, as your local outdoor store, wanted to partner with an organization whose benefits stay in our own backyard and the mission of The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County is to ensure the perpetual preservation and stewardship of open space, natural resources, historic sites, and working agricultural lands throughout Southern Chester County. We are proud to be associated with such a dedicated group that shares our love of the outdoors and appreciates nature and wants to teach those values to the next generation,” stated Ed Camelli, co-owner of Trail Creek Outfitters.

Local sponsors include: Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Triple Fresh Catering, Paradocx Vineyard, Exelon, WH2P Marketing Communications, Whole Foods Market, FarmTable Gathering, SIW and others.

All ticket sales are advance purchase only, $25 per night, $40 for both nights. All proceeds benefit the Stroud Water Research Center and The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County.

For Ticket Sales:
Trail Creek Outfitters Glen Eagle Square Glen Mills, PA 19342 610-558-4006 Online: www.trailcreekoutfitters.com

MEDIA COVERAGE:
Media are welcome to attend but are asked to register by contacting Cat Stenta at 302-530-0519 or cewstenta@gmail.com

About Trail Creek Outfitters
For more than 29 years, Trail Creek Outfitters has supplied Delaware Valley outdoor enthusiasts who live to hike, ride, ski, bike, run and simply get outside, with the finest quality outerwear and gear. At its expanded location in the Glen Eagle Square Shopping Center, Trail Creek Outfitters proudly carries products from the following manufacturers: Patagonia, Arc’teryx, Merrell, The North Face, prAna, QuickSilver, UGG and more. For more information, please visit:www.trailcreekoutfitters.com.

About Stroud™ Water Research Center
Stroud Water Research Center seeks to advance knowledge and stewardship of fresh water through research, education and global outreach and to help businesses, landowners, policymakers, and individuals make informed decisions that affect water quality and availability around the world. Stroud Water Research Center is an independent, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. For more information, please visit: www.stroudcenter.org.

About The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County
The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County (TLC) was formed in August of 1995 by a group of concerned citizens as a non-profit, tax–exempt entity charged with quelling suburban sprawl by preserving the rural landscape and abundant natural resources in Southern Chester County. TLC accomplishes its mission by identifying and conserving land and historic sites, fostering environmentally sound stewardship practices, and educating the public on the value of open space, habitat and resource protection, and other quality of life issues. For more information, please visit: www.tlcforscc.org.

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