July 26, 2011, (Truckee, CA) — The CR Johnson Healing Center (Truckee, CA) and the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation (Truckee, CA) present the CR Johnson Birthday Rafting Trip – Wednesday, August 10, 2011. The day will begin at the IRIE Rafting Co. headquarters (11253 Brockway Rd. Suite #103, Truckee, CA 96160) at 8:30am and conclude in the afternoon at the CR Johnson Healing Center (10775 Pioneer Tr. Suite #108, Truckee, CA). A limited edition CR Johnson t-shirt, rafting along the Truckee River (Boca to Floriston, CA), catered lunch from Full Belly Deli (Truckee, CA) and a soft opening viewing of the CR Johnson Healing Center will be included.
The High Fives Non-Profit Foundation has partnered with the Johnson family to carry on CR Johnson’s legacy through a scholarship dedicated to aiding injured athletes in their recovery. The CR Johnson Healing Center provides resources for athletes in recovery from sport related injuries and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Resources include: physical therapy, acupuncture, massage and more.
Local professional skier CR Johnson was born on August 10, 1983 and enjoyed an amazing career in the freeskiing community until his passing on February 24, 2010. His incredible energy led to a legacy of positivity and a sense of community that is embodied in the CR Johnson Healing Center.
· Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2011
· Time: 8:30am – 6pm
· Location: IRIE Rafting Co. and The CR Johnson Healing Center
· Cost: $50 (available through http://www.crjohnson.org/rafting.html, at the office or day of the event)
· Proceeds to benefit the CR Johnson Memorial Fund
· Includes: CR t-shirt, rafting w/ IRIE, catered lunch, viewing of CR Johnson Healing Center
About CR Johnson Healing Center:
The CR Johnson Healing Center provides resources for athletes in recovery from sport related injuries and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Resources include: physical therapy, acupuncture, massage and more. Located at 10775 Pioneer Trail, Suite #108 Truckee, CA 96161
About High Fives Non-Profit Foundation:
High Fives Foundation is a Tahoe-based 501.c.3 non-profit organization dedicated to raising money and awareness for athletes who have suffered a life-altering injury while pursuing their dream in the winter action sports community. www.highfivesfoundation.org.
About IRIE Rafting Co.:
From the Lower Truckee Gorge to the Middle Fork of the American, we've got the whitewater rafting trip to suit your style and your budget. Half-day Class III trip on the Truckee River with the family? No problem. Multi-day wilderness trip on the Carson River? Done. Full-day Class IV on the American River with the girls or boys? What are you waiting for?