3000 Words ?Three Charities, Three Photos, 3000 words?Photo Contest/Silent Auction/Raffle/PartySaturday, June 26, (7pm) Fifty-Fifty Brewing Co. will host 3000 Words, a fundraiser to benefit the Shane McConkey Foundation, High Fives Non-Profit Foundation, and Biking for a Better World. All proceeds from the door, silent auctions, and raffle will be split between the three foundations.3000 Words, will include a cocktail & passed appetizer hour, silent auction and photo contest showcasing several local photographers. The photographers will be competing for best photo in each of three categories representing the charities; Winter (High Fives), Human Power (BFBW), and Shane McConkey (Make-a-Wish). Following the cocktail hour, there will be a raffle with many great prizes, gear, and vouchers from local businesses.7-9 pm: Cocktail hour ($10 includes passed appetizers from Fifty Fifty Brewing Co.)9-11pm: Viewing of silent auction and voting for photo contest ($5/ raffle ticket)11 pm: Silent auction closes11:30pm: Winners of silent auction announced/ Winners of Photography contest9pm-Close: Beats provided by Silver Boombox Thief3000 Words is poised to be an exemplary evening highlighting the best in photography and philanthropy that the Tahoe Region has to offer. We look forward to sharing this amazing evening with you!
Earlier tonight I read the news that Dave Mirra, legend and pioneer of the bmx community was found dead. This was a person who's life had a massive impact on my youth, and I felt the need to write something about it.