November 25, 2013
—Go Ape will offer a $10 discount on tickets December 7 and 8; $10 from each ticket will be donated to the Montgomery Parks Foundation.—
SILVER SPRING, MD—Montgomery Parks, part of the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is pleased to announce the Go Ape Park Friends Fundraiser at Rock Creek Regional Park. On Saturday, December 7th and Sunday, December 8th Go Ape will offer a $10 discount on all tickets AND donate $10 from each ticket sold to the Montgomery Parks Foundation. Discount tickets are available online at www.goape.com or by phone at 1-800-971-8271 with the promo code “GIVERC.”
The Montgomery Parks Foundation (www.montgomeryparksfoundation.org) is a fundraising and support organization to Montgomery Parks. Funds raised by the Foundation support Montgomery County Parks facilities and programs.
“Go Ape has been a wonderful partner to the Montgomery Parks Foundation. In addition to providing park visitors with an exciting experience, they support our mission through fundraising events, park cleanups, re-plantings, and ticket donations to underserved and special needs communities,” said Debbie Rankin, Executive Director of the Montgomery Parks Foundation. “We greatly appreciate all that they do in support of parks. Their contributions enable us to further our mission to support Montgomery Parks.”
“As part of Go Ape’s mission to support the parks, we are happy to support organizations, like The Montgomery Parks Foundation, that are such worthwhile contributors to the preservation and sustainability of Rock Creek and other parks across the Maryland region. I hope that everyone will join us as we raise funds for The Montgomery Parks Foundation while enjoying this exhilarating outdoor adventure.” Dan D’Agostino, USA Managing Director.
Go Ape Park Friends Fundraiser
WHEN and WHERE
Saturday December 7th – Sunday December 8th, 2013Go Ape! Rock Creek Regional Park 6129 Needwood Lake Drive
Reservations are recommended through www.goape.com or call 1-800-971-8271. For the fundraising weekend, tickets are $10 off with promo code “GIVERC” plus $10 of every ticket will be donated.
About the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Montgomery Parks
Montgomery Parks manages more than 35,000 acres of parkland, consisting of 418 parks. Montgomery Parks is a department of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), a bi-county agency established in 1927 to steward public land. The M-NCPPC has been nationally recognized for its high quality parks and recreation services and is regarded as a national model by other parks systems. www.montgomeryparks.org
ABOUT GO APE USA (www.goape.com)
Go Ape is a highly interactive treetop adventure where participants are equipped with harnesses, pulleys and carabineers and receive a 30-minute training session before they are turned loose into the forest canopy. The courses feature a series of zip lines, Tarzan swings, rope ladders, bridges, swings, and trapezes. Catering to all skill levels, participants are encouraged to live life adventurously, push themselves, and turn “I can’t” into “I can.” To join the tribe, follow @GoApeUSA or visit the YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/goapeusa.
Editor’s Note: Media representatives are invited to take a complimentary swing through the Go Ape course during the 2013 season. All participants must receive a 30 minute training session, prior to starting the course. To book your complementary visit, please contact Carolyn Tunney at 443-365-0554.
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