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john abbott <[log in to unmask]>
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john abbott <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 2 Oct 2006 13:04:43 -0500
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FYI...this will be an outstanding presentation...FREE!

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> From: Emily May Wellington <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Sun Oct 1, 2006  12:49:04 PM US/Central
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Kayaker Willie Kern presentation & FREE pre-show barbeque
> Reply-To: Emily May Wellington <[log in to unmask]>
> Thursday, October 5th at 5:00, come to a free barbeque to eat and meet
> big water expedition kayaker Willie Kern.
> Slideshow and films at 7:00 in CC Theater
> so that we can get a count and not waste food.
> Willie has landed first descents on the world's most remote rivers on 
> the planet in Norway, Nova Scotia, British Columbia, China and Tibet's 
> Tsangpo River...lauded as one of the most audacious feats in the 
> history of adventure sports. He is one of the most accomplished and 
> respected ambassadors to the whitewater paddling community, and has 
> dedicated his life to exploring the natural world from the seat of his 
> kayak. With decades of experience gathered from first descents on 
> nearly every continent, perhaps most notably a recent first descent 
> down Tibet's Yarlung Tsangpo, Willie is recognized internationally as 
> the voice on communication and safety on the river. His humble 
> presence and relentless passion have influenced river education, 
> instruction and conservation. Respected by generations of paddlers, 
> Willie is committed to spreading his knowledge and love of water as an 
> instructor for Tarkio Kayak Adventures. His determined and 
> conscientious environmental spirit has enabled Willie to join the 
> Nature Conservancy's Great Rivers Project, presently the largest 
> Eco-Tourism effort abroad. Proceeds to benefit river conservation.
> Any questions, please contact myself or Dan Scott ([log in to unmask])
> See you there!
> -- 
> 114 Buell St. #1
> Burlington, Vermont  05401
> "get 'er done"
John Abbott						    phone 	656.2060
Asst. Director of Student Life			    e-mail	[log in to unmask]
Outdoor Programs						fax	656.7731

Dept. of Student Life
University of Vermont
48 University Pl.
Burlington, VT 05405

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