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  • Honor the Heroes of Flight 93 and Help Raise $93,000 by July 4th | National Park Foundation
    honor of these forty heroes As we think about Memorial Day and Independence Day this summer we want to remember the men and women of Flight 93 and the example they set for us all said John H Pinkerton chairman and CEO of Range Resources Corporation The story of Flight 93 is a lesson we can all learn from Range Resources is proud to help engage the American people in the process of building a national memorial to these brave men and women Memorial Match contributions to the Flight 93 National Memorial Campaign will support building the Memorial Over 17 million has been donated to the Campaign but additional gifts are needed to complete the entire vision for the Memorial The Flight 93 National Memorial will be the only 9 11 site that is a National Park Site meaning that it is owned entirely by citizens It will join 29 other memorials in the National Park System which help to commemorate ideals and lessons that are central to the American experience The World War II Memorial The Vietnam Memorial The Lincoln Memorial The USS Arizona Memorial Construction of the Memorial is currently underway and a dedication ceremony is planned for the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks in 2011 ABOUT RANGE RESOURCES CORPORATION Range Resources Corporation NYSE RRC is an independent oil and gas company operating in the Southwestern and Appalachian regions of the United States For more information please visit www rangeresources com ABOUT THE FLIGHT 93 NATIONAL MEMORIAL The Flight 93 National Memorial Campaign is working to preserve the courageous story of the passengers and crewmembers of Flight 93 and protect the place near Shanksville PA where their hijacked plane crashed on September 11 2001 It is believed that without the decisive action of the passengers and

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  • National Park Foundation Launches Disaster Recovery Fund | National Park Foundation
    as well as long term monitoring of the health of the damaged ecosystems donated funds will not reduce the financial obligation of those responsible for the spill This is a defining moment in the history of our national parks The public is eager to support their national parks and the National Parks Disaster Recovery Fund is an important way to take action said Neil Mulholland president and CEO of the National Park Foundation With an increasing number of natural disasters like flooding fires and hurricanes combined with man made catastrophes like the Gulf oil spill it is time that we move strategically to make sure that our national parks have the resources they need to recover To support this effort visit www nationalparks org or text PARKS to 90999 on your mobile device to make a 10 donation Funds raised between now and September 1 2010 will go directly to the impacted parks in the Gulf and support critical and immediate needs as well as sustained scientific study of maintenance of impacted ecosystems Parks in the projected path of the Gulf oil spill include Big Cypress National Preserve Biscayne National Park De Soto National Memorial Dry Tortugas National Park Everglades National Park Gulf Islands National Seashore Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve Padre Island National Seashore To learn more about ways you can help visit www nationalparks org or www helpparks org For information about the national parks response to the oil spill please visit http www nps gov aboutus oil spill response htm 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

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  • Unilever Awards $500,000 To The National Park Foundation To Bring "America's Best Idea" Grants To Underserved Youth Nationwide | National Park Foundation
    first protected by everyday citizens who loved these lands With these grants we re bringing new audiences into the parks so they can also develop a lifelong commitment to these incredible spaces At Unilever we work to create a better future every day said Fiona C Laird SVP Human Resources Communications Unilever Americas Our support of America s Best Idea Grants helps create a better future for both America s youth and our environment Some of the projects about to launch through the 2010 America s Best Idea Grants Include Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area The Back to the Land week long field school program will bring high school students from the nearby Crow Indian Reservation to witness their history through hands on experiences focusing on archaeological sites directly related to their ancestors Grand Teton National Park The Children in Nature Multicultural Engagement Program will engage under served Latino youth and provide leadership development mentoring or scaffolding opportunities and study of the area s natural resources St Croix National Scenic Riverway The In a New Light program will immerse at risk teens in the beauty of the park as they embark on a photographic journey taught by professional nature photographers A full listing of the current parks and others participating in the America s Best Idea grants is available here Additional support for the America s Best Idea Grants is generously given by The Ahmanson Foundation and other donors to the National Park Foundation About Unilever North America Unilever works to create a better future every day We help people feel good look good and get more out of life with brands and services that are good for them and good for others Each day around the world we serve over two billion consumers In the United States Canada and the Greater Caribbean Trinidad Tobago Dominican Republic Puerto Rico the portfolio includes brand icons such as Axe Becel Ben Jerry s Bertolli Blue Band Breyers Caress Country Crock Degree Dove personal care products Hellmann s Klondike Knorr Lipton Omo Popsicle Promise Q Tips Skippy Slim Fast Suave Sunsilk and Vaseline All of the preceding brand names are registered trademarks of the Unilever Group of Companies Dedicated to serving consumers and the communities where we live work and play Unilever employs more than 13 000 people across North America generating nearly 10 billion in sales in 2009 For more information visit www unileverusa com www unilever ca or www unilevercaribbean com 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 preserved for the generations who will follow Join us This is Your Land

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  • NationalAL Park Foundation Lauds Centennial Anniversary Of Glacier National Park | National Park Foundation
    While national parks are not immune to oil spills and other calamities both natural and man made they are places where we do our best to protect nature at its finest National parks like Glacier were created and have long been protected by citizens who took action to preserve these spaces for generations to come We congratulate the National Park Service and its partners whose celebration today reminds all of us that the parks are ours to enjoy and ours to safeguard in the next century and beyond The Glacier National Park Fund is a non profit that works on behalf of the park which was originally created by the National Park Foundation Since being designated as a unit of the National Park Service Glacier has also been designated an International Peace Park and a World Heritage Site by the United Nations More on Glacier National Park s centennial can be found here 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 preserved for the generations who will follow Join us This is Your Land www nationalparks org FACEBOOK http www facebook com nationalpark TWITTER http twitter com goparks 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

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  • 5,000 Teachers Register For National Park Foundation's Bryce Canyon Electronic Field Trip | National Park Foundation
    designed for students in 4th through 8th grades The response from teachers and educators nationwide to the Bryce Canyon Electronic Field Trip has been fantastic and there s still time to register said Neil Mulholland President and CEO of the National Park Foundation We believe that these field trips are a win win as they help connect kids to parks and help teachers provide rich learning experiences for their students free of charge The Foundation also announced today that seventeen students from schools surrounding Bryce Canyon National Park have been selected to host the show with Park Rangers Students were selected from Panguitch Elementary School and Panguitch Middle School in Panguitch UT and Bryce Valley Elementary School and Bryce Valley High School in Tropic UT To date schools in 46 states and Japan Canada Germany Cuba Italy and Switzerland have already signed up to participate in the program Educators wishing to sign up to participate can visit www brycecanyoneft org For more information about the National Park Foundation s EFT program visit http nationalparks org npf at work electronic field trip The Bryce Canyon EFT is being made possible in part through support from the George S and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation as well as the generous support of other donors to the National Park Foundation 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 preserved for the generations who will follow

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  • Macy's Extends Matching Gift Program Into May | National Park Foundation
    spring online fundraisers ever and we hope that all park lovers will consider making a small gift which will then be matched by Macy s This is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to double their support for our national parks ABOUT MACY S Macy s the largest retail brand of Macy s Inc delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at more than 800 locations in 45 states the District of Columbia Puerto Rico and Guam Macy s stores and macys com offer distinctive assortments including the most desired family of exclusive and fashion brands for him her and home Macy s is known for epic events like Macy s 4th of July Fireworks and the Macy s Thanksgiving Day Parade as well as spectacular fashion shows culinary events flower shows and celebrity appearances Building on a 150 year tradition Macy s helps strengthen communities by supporting local and national charities that make a difference in the lives of our customers 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 preserved for the generations who will follow Join us This is Your Land www nationalparks org FACEBOOK http www facebook com nationalpark TWITTER http twitter com goparks 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

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  • International Paper And National Park Foundation Launch Commemorative National Park Ecotainer Cups | National Park Foundation
    protect our national parks International Paper is launching a truly holistic project to support national parks said National Park Foundation President and CEO Neil Mulholland This effort is simultaneously raising needed funds to help protect America s parks and is also helping promote the range of amazing places for the public to visit all in an environmentally responsible way The national park ecotainer cups can be purchased for use by any national park concessionaire or other organization that would like to support the parks The national park ecotainer cups feature iconic national parks five hot cup designs and three cold cup designs The cups come in assorted sizes In conjunction with the launch of the national park ecotainer cup International Paper has recently partnered with the Grand Teton Conservation District to conduct a waste characterization study at the Grand Teton National Park The study funded in part by International Paper is aimed at identifying best practices in foodservice waste reduction and composting solutions in order to transfer that knowledge to national parks throughout the country The national park ecotainer cup is being used as part of the study Produced by International Paper the national park ecotainer cups use paperboard from the company s Riegelwood N C paper mill that is coated at its Prosperity S C extrusion plant and formed into cups at its Kenton Ohio foodservice facility For more information on the program or to order cups please visit ipfoodservice com About International Paper International Paper NYSE IP is a global paper and packaging company with manufacturing operations in North America Europe Latin America Russia Asia and North Africa Its businesses include uncoated papers and industrial and consumer packaging complemented by xpedx the company s North American distribution company Headquartered in Memphis Tenn the company employs about 56 000 people in more than 20 countries and serves customers worldwide 2009 net sales were more than 23 billion For more information about International Paper its products and stewardship efforts visit internationalpaper com About ecotainer International Paper s ecotainer family of products includes hot cups hot cup lids Cup Buddy sleeves cold cups and food containers ecotainer products meet the ASTM D6400 standard for compostability and are widely accepted by commercial composting facilities All ecotainer products are made from renewable resources such as Ingeo biopolymer from NatureWorks LLC a fully renewable plant based material and paperboard made with trees from responsibly managed forests that meet the Sustainable Forestry Initiative SFI standard 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 preserved for the generations who will follow Join us This is Your Land

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  • Karen Davis Joins National Park Foundation As Senior VP Of Development | National Park Foundation
    report to Mulholland Karen s experience combined with her entrepreneurial spirit made her the right person at the right time for the National Park Foundation said Mulholland From designing and implementing development campaigns for major mission driven institutions to recently completing the 50 million campaign for the Pearl Harbor Memorial Fund in partnership with the National Park Service Karen has proven to be a skilled and valued leader We are excited to have her onboard as we prepare for the next century of philanthropic support for our national parks Davis joins the Foundation most recently from Changing Our World Inc where her portfolio as the senior managing director included designing and implementing strategic fundraising programs for not for profit clients She has extensive background conducting feasibility studies designing and executing fundraising plans including donor cultivation stewardship programs major gift and corporate partner programs 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 preserved for the generations who will follow Join us This is Your Land www nationalparks org FACEBOOK http www facebook com nationalpark TWITTER http twitter com goparks 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

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