2015 RIVER RENDEZVOUS
Join us for an evening of food, inspiration, and entertainment in support of cityWILD!
September 17, 2015 · 6:00-8:30pm
Denver’s City Park Pavilion
(York Street side next to Ferril Lake)
FEATURING KEYNOTE SPEAKER, JAMES EDWARD MILLS!
James Edward Mills is a freelance journalist and an independent media producer. In a career that spans more than 20 years he specializes in telling stories about outdoor recreation, environmental conservation, acts of charitable giving and practices of sustainable living. Working in the outdoor industry since 1989 as a guide, outfitter, independent sales representative, writer and photographer his experience includes a broad range of expeditions that include mountaineering, rock climbing, back-country skiing and kayaking.
His 2014 book The Adventure Gap chronicles the first-ever all-African-American summit attempt on Alaska’s Mount Denali. In this book, he creates a compelling case for all Americans to embrace their place in the great outdoors. James has also written for several publications including The Wisconsin State Journal, The Capital Region Business Journal, Madison Magazine, Madison Sports Monthly and Wisconsin Trails. He currently is a contributor to several outdoor focused print and online publications that include National Geographic Adventure, Rock & Ice, Alpinist, SUP Magazine, Paddle Sports Business, Sporting Goods Business, Elevation Outdoors, Women’s Adventure, WEND Magazine, The Clymb, High Country News, Park Advocate Magazine and Sierra Magazine.
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All net proceeds benefit cityWILD, a Denver-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization. cityWILD is a Colorado nonprofit organization that provides low-income and culturally diverse youth with outdoor and environmental learning opportunities, while promoting personal empowerment, leadership and community involvement.
For more information please contact Jes Ward, Executive Director, at 303-227-6862.