This was sent to us via our friends at High Fives Foundation.  If you can make it to this event, be there, should be an amazing evening! – Erme

June 9, 2011, (Truckee, CA) ? High Fives Non-Profit Foundation (Truckee, CA), Biking for a Better World (Olympic Valley, CA), and the Arne Backstrom Foundation (Olympic Valley, CA) proudly present 3,000 Words: A Night of Photography and Philanthropy, ?Three Charities, Three Photos, 3,000 Words? Thursday, June 30, (5pm) in Truckee, CA.

FiftyFifty Brewing Co. (Truckee, CA) will host 3,000 Words, a fundraiser to benefit the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation, Biking for a Better World, and the Arne Backstrom Foundation. Attendees will be able to bid on (via silent auction) and vote on their favorite photos (submitted by featured area photographers) in three inspirational categories:

Winter (High Fives Non-Profit Foundation)

Human Power (Biking for a Better World)

Famous Mountain Landscapes / Eagles (Arne Backstrom Foundation)

All proceeds from the door and silent auctions of the framed art will be split between the three foundations. 3,000 Words is poised to be an exemplary evening highlighting the best in photography and philanthropy that the Tahoe Region has to offer.

Event Information:

Date: Thursday, June 30, 2011

Time: 5pm – 2am

Venue: Fifty-Fifty Brewing Co. (Truckee, CA_

Cost: $10 / Entrance includes passed-appetizers (unlimited)

Silent Auction Picture Viewing Bidding / Voting: 5pm to 10pm?(Silent Auction closes at 10pm)

Music: Silver Boombox Thief 10pm to 2am

Drinks: Red Bull and Vodka Specials!

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. http://www.fiftyfiftybrewing.com

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. http://www.highfivesfoundation.org.

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. http://www.bikingforabetterworld.org

About the Arne Backstrom Foundation:

The Arne Backstrom Foundation is dedicated to providing opportunities for all children to engage in outdoor activities and environmental awareness. http://arnebackstrom.com/


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