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Environmental Film Festival to Benefit the Stroud Center

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 29, 2009

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

WHAT: Trail Creek Outfitters to sponsor the nationally acclaimed Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival to Benefit Stroud Water Research Center on February 12th, 2009.

WHEN:
Thursday, February 12th, 2009
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Films begin at 6:30 pm
Refreshments by Talula’s Table

WHERE:
Unionville Elementary School
1775 W. Doe Run Road
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Avondale, Pa. – On Thursday, February 12th, 2009, the Stroud™ Water Research Center, will host the nationally acclaimed Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival. Presented nationally by Patagonia, Inc. and sponsored locally by outdoor gear purveyor, Trail Creek Outfitters, this environmental film festival is designed to educate, entertain and inspire. The evening of award-winning animations, documentaries and independent films will cover the gamut of environmental issues, and in keeping with the Stroud Water Research Center’s focus, will include several films based on the theme of fresh water.

“We’re lucky to have the Stroud Water Research Center in our back yard so sponsoring the environmental film festival is just our way of saying thanks and supporting their work,” said Ed Camelli, cofounder of Trail Creek Outfitters. “Their freshwater research and watershed education programs are important, not just to our community, but to the world at large.”

“We couldn’t be more thrilled that Trail Creek Outfitters approached us again this year to host The Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival,” said Lynn Biddle, Director of Development for the Stroud Water Research Center. “As the largest traveling festival of its kind in North America, it provides us with an incredible opportunity to introduce new audiences to what we do.”

Local sponsors include: Mayfly Club, SIW Vegetables, Trail Creek Outfitters, Talula’s Table.

Tickets are $15 and all proceeds benefit the Stroud Water Research Center.

MEDIA COVERAGE:

Media are welcome to attend but are asked to register by contacting Liz Brooking, Director of Communications & Marketing, at 610-268-2153 x 274 or lbrooking@stroudcenter.org.

About Trail Creek Outfitters: For more than 25 years, Trail Creek Outfitters has supplied Delaware Valley athletes who love to hike, ride, ski, bike, swim and simply get outside, with quality outerwear and gear. At its new location in the Eagle Glen Shopping Center, Trail Creek Outfitters proudly carries products from the following manufacturers: Patagonia, Arc’teryx, Merrell, The North Face, prAna, Mountain Hardwear, UGG and more. For more information, please visit: www.trailcreekoutfitters.com.