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  • President Obama And First Family To Light The National Christmas Tree | National Park Foundation
    pianist Sara Bareilles Grammy award winning band Maroon 5 ten year old America s Got Talent soprano prodigy Jackie Evancho from rock group My Morning Jacket singer songwriter Jim James singer songwriter Ingrid Michaelson Miss America Caressa Cameron and Washington D C s own Duke Ellington School of the Arts choir And of course the night would not be complete without a special appearance by Santa Originally started by President Calvin Coolidge in 1923 this year s ceremony marks the 87th anniversary of the National Christmas Tree Lighting The annual event has become an American holiday tradition For more information about the 2010 National Christmas Tree Lighting visit www thenationaltree org The 2010 National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony is presented by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation and produced by Alex Coletti Productions The premier sponsor of this year s National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony is Underwriters Laboratories UL a leader in product safety testing and certification services for more than 116 years The premier sponsorship of the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony is part of a national safety campaign by UL to encourage families to Commit a Minute to Safety this holiday season You can learn more at www SafetyAtHome com ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System and its 393 National Park sites for the enjoyment education and inspiration of this and future generations The National Park Service works with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world For more information visit www nps gov ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION You are the owner of 84 million acres of the world s most treasured landscapes ecosystems and

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  • Ellen R. Malcolm And Bryan S. Traubert Appointed To National Park Foundation Board | National Park Foundation
    national parks for the generations to come Ellen R Malcolm is Chair of the Board of EMILY s List an organization to elect Democratic women to office which she founded in 1985 and lead for 25 years In addition Malcolm serves as Chair of the Board of the National Partnership for Women and Families She has served as a director and officer in several real estate development projects Malcolm holds a BA from Hollins University and an MBA from George Washington University Bryan S Traubert is a board certified ophthalmologist civic leader health expert and wellness advocate As President of the Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation PTFF which is dedicated to enhancing public education and quality of life in Chicago Dr Traubert has initiated programs to improve the fitness of young people He s chairman of the board of Marwen an organization which educates and inspires thousands of underserved Chicago children through the visual arts and serves on the board of the Noble Street Charter Schools a network of ten high performing charter high schools in Chicago He is President of the Chicago Park District one of the country s largest urban park systems a board member of Chicago Public Radio WBEZ and one of 28 distinguished presidentially appointed citizens responsible for recommending exceptional men and women to the President as White House Fellows ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION You are the part owner of 84 million acres of the world s most treasured landscapes ecosystems and historical sites all protected in America s nearly 400 national parks Chartered by Congress the National Park Foundation is the official charity of America s national parks We work hand in hand with the National Park Service to help connect you and all Americans to the parks and to make sure that they are

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  • National Park Foundation Announces 2010 National Park Holiday Celebrations | National Park Foundation
    Leo Manu Heavenly Voices Home for the Holidays Enjoy a free evening of festive Hawaiian music KANSAS Fort Larned National Historic Site Christmas Past visitors enjoy historic sounds of the season MARYLAND Thomas Stone National Historic Site 18th Christmas tour by candlelight MISSOURI Wilson s Creek National Battlefield hosts a memorial procession and illumination tour NEW JERSEY Thomas Edison National Historical Park Holidays at Glenmont Estate Visit the Glenmont Estate when it is dressed up for the holiday season including a tree banquet dinner and other decorations NEW YORK Saint Paul s Church National Historic Site features Christmas organ concerts NORTH CAROLINA Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site Christmas at Connemara features a festive celebration folk musicians and storytellers TEXAS Lyndon B Johnson National Historical Park Christmas at the LBJ Boyhood Home Relive a 1920 s small town Christmas WASHINGTON D C The Ellipse at President s Park Santa s Workshop Meet Santa and his elves in their workshop while listening to holiday music performances These and many other national parks offer an exceptional variety of holiday celebrations and festivities With lights music and holiday cheer to be found at many of the 393 national parks throughout the country there s no reason to miss out on the season s festivities For information on events in a national park near you please go to the full listing of national parks at National Park Foundation or the National Park Service About the National Park Foundation You are the owner of 84 million acres of the world s most treasured landscapes ecosystems and historic sites all protected in America s nearly 400 national parks Chartered by Congress the National Park Foundation is the official charity of America s national parks We work hand in hand with the National Park Service to connect

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  • CBS's "The NFL Today" To Feature Flight 93 | National Park Foundation
    game day broadcast will feature the Flight 93 National Memorial this Sunday November 28 Tune in for the feature segment between noon and 1 00pm Eastern Time to see this special story about creating one of America s newest national parks through the voices of Art Rooney II Rocky Bleier and family members of the 40 men and women on Flight 93 Join them in preserving this place for future generations by donating today For more information call 866 598 2122 Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now National Park News 25 New Projects Getting More Kids Adults 140 000 4th Graders To Visit Public Lands Than President Obama And First Family To Light Natio Read More Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967 Washed Long Sleeve T Shirt 28 99 Buy Now See More Products NPF Partners See All Partners Explore Explore Parks Find A Park National Park Week Find Your Park Expedition About Our Mission Our Partners

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  • National Park Service & National Park Foundation Announce | National Park Foundation
    Park in Washington D C The ceremony will usher in the holiday season in our nation s capital and can be viewed LIVE online at www thenationaltree org or on public television throughout the month of December Common Jackie Evancho and Jim James join previously announced artists including blues legend B B King Grammy nominated singer songwriter and pianist Sara Bareilles and Grammy award winning band Maroon 5 for the 87th anniversary of the event The star studded line up will offer a diverse and entertaining program of traditional holiday music and other surprises yet to be announced For more information about the 2010 National Christmas Tree Lighting visit www thenationaltree org The 2010 National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is presented by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation and produced by Alex Coletti Productions Underwriters Laboratories UL is the premier sponsor of the event ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System and its 393 National Park sites for the enjoyment education and inspiration of this and future generations The National Park Service works with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world For more information visit www nps gov ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION You are the owner of 84 million acres of the world s most treasured landscapes ecosystems and historic sites all protected in America s nearly 400 national parks Chartered by Congress the National Park Foundation is the official charity of America s national parks We work hand in hand with the National Park Service to connect you and all Americans to the parks and to make sure that they are preserved for the generations who

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  • NPS & NPF Announce 2010 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Performers | National Park Foundation
    November 7th by going to www thenationaltree org and following the link to the online ticket lottery application page at www recreation gov The National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony marks the opening of the four week event sponsored by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation the official charity of America s National Parks The lottery at www thenationaltree org will include 3 000 ticketed seats and 10 000 standing room tickets The website will contain all necessary information to apply for 2010 National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony tickets Additionally any ticket seekers without access to a computer may also call 877 444 6777 or for TDD 877 833 6777 beginning Friday November 5th through Sunday November 7th to place their names into the lottery For more information about the 2010 National Christmas Tree Lighting visit www thenationaltree org The 2010 National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is presented by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation and produced by Alex Coletti Productions Underwriters Laboratories UL is the premier sponsor of the event ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System and its 393 National Park sites for the enjoyment education and inspiration of this and future generations The National Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world For more information visit www nps gov ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION You are the owner of 84 million acres of the world s most treasured landscapes ecosystems and historic sites all protected in America s nearly 400 national parks Chartered by Congress the National Park Foundation is the official charity of America s national parks We work

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  • The North Face And The National Park Foundation To Support Our National Parks Through Facebook® Deals | National Park Foundation
    to easily find interesting and valuable offers in their community We couldn t be more excited to be working with our partners at the National Park Service and our friends at The North Face and Facebook to give people everywhere the opportunity to use this unique technology to support their parks said Neil Mulholland President and CEO of the National Park Foundation Together we are able to encourage people to get out and experience these treasured places use technology to share them with their family and friends and ultimately help strengthen our parks for the future As the official national charity for America s national parks the National Park Foundation is dedicated to connecting every person to their national parks and strengthening them for the future We are committed to educating and inspiring passion for the outdoors through enabling outdoor activity said Letitia Webster Director of Corporate Sustainability The North Face Working together with the National Park Foundation National Park Service and by using Facebook Places we are giving individuals and families more opportunities to discover National Parks to help achieve this very important goal The potential 150 000 raised will go to support critical Foundation programs ranging from educating youth about our national parks on critical topics including climate change to supporting national parks as they reach out to the diverse and underserved communities around them This new feature will give visitors a quick and easy way to start sharing their national park experience said National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis We appreciate that the Foundation and The North Face are working together to make checking in a show of support for national parks and look forward to welcoming first time and returning national park visitors as they check out and check in to these great places that all Americans own Users can search for the national park or The North Face retail store near them using the latest version of the Facebook for iPhone app or by visiting touch facebook com from their HTML5 enabled mobile device About The North Face The North Face a division of VF Outdoor Inc was founded in 1968 Headquartered in San Leandro California the company offers the most technically advanced products in the market to accomplished climbers mountaineers snowsport athletes endurance athletes and explorers The company s products are sold in specialty mountaineering backpacking running and snowsport retailers premium sporting goods retailers and major outdoor specialty retail chains About the National Park Foundation You are the owner of 84 million acres of the world s most treasured landscapes ecosystems and historic sites all protected in America s nearly 400 national parks Chartered by Congress the National Park Foundation is the official charity of America s national parks We work hand in hand with the National Park Service to connect you and all Americans to the parks and to make sure that they are preserved for the generations who will follow Join us in supporting your national parks this is your land www

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  • "9/11 Never Forget" Pin Available For Pre-Order | National Park Foundation
    Philadelphia based jeweler Steven Singer created a 9 11 Never Forget pin to benefit the Flight 93 National Memorial Campaign Since 2009 Mr Singer has sold over 20 000 pins 100 of the profits from the pins sold for 10 each will be donated to construction of the Memorial The 9 11 Never Forget pins will be available for shipment on August 1 2011 To pre order a pin today please click here to visit the Steven Singer Jewelers website Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now National Park News 25 New Projects Getting More Kids Adults 140 000 4th Graders To Visit Public Lands Than President Obama And First Family To Light Natio Read More Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967 Washed Long Sleeve T Shirt 28 99 Buy Now See More Products NPF Partners See All Partners Explore Explore Parks Find A Park National Park Week Find Your Park Expedition About Our Mission Our Partners Become

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