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PARKS IN FOCUS A FINALIST FOR SUMMIT HUT’S BANFF FILM FESTIVAL GRANT


Posted: 2/24/2012

You can help Parks in Focus win a grant from Summit Hut, a locally owned outdoor recreation store in Tucson, by voting online at the link below between now and March 18. Parks in Focus is a finalist for one of two grants that will be awarded in Tucson on March 24 as part of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, during its stop at the Fox Tucson Theatre.

Summit Hut is asking customers to choose the two winners of the grant via a vote in its two Tucson locations as well as voting via Summit Hut’s Facebook page.

Voting has started and will last through March 18th. The two winners will be announced at the Banff Film Festival on Saturday, March 24th.

The Udall Foundation wishes to thank Summit Hut for designating Parks in Focus as one of the finalists for the Banff Film Festival Grant!

You can vote for Parks in Focus here:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Stewart-L-Udall-Parks-in-Focus-Program/335797509345#!/photo.php?fbid=10150548935901787&set=a.10150548935336787.367549.84216381786&type=1&theater

Information on the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour brings Banff to audiences around the globe. Immediately after the Banff Festival ends in November, a selection of the best films go on tour across Canada, the United States, and internationally from Scotland to South Africa to China, Japan, New Zealand, Antarctica, and points in between. Each year, the films travel to 32 countries reaching more than 245,000 people at over 635 screenings.

Host organizations in each tour location choose a program that reflects the interests of their local audiences from a selection of films on exploration and adventure, culture and environment, and mountain sports.

The proceeds of many tour screenings benefit a local outdoor program, community cause, or a non-profit such as youth adventure and outdoor pursuit programs, search and rescue operations, climbing clubs, adaptive sport programs, conservation groups, and trail maintenance organizations.


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