3000 Words: A Night of Photography and Philanthropy

Posted By: The Ski Channel on June 9, 2011 1:52 pm

Three is definitely the magic number. High Fives Non-Profit Foundation (Truckee, CA), Biking for a Better World (Olympic Valley, CA) and the Arne Backstrom Foundation (Olympic Valley, CA) proudly present 3,000 Words: A Night of Photography and Philanthropy, “Three Charities, Three Photos, 3,000 Words.”  This amazing fundraising event will take place on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at FiftyFifty Brewing Co. in Truckee, CA.

There will be a silent auction where attendees will be able to bid and vote on their favorite photos being submitted by featured area photographers in three very inspirational categories from each foundation, respectively. Each photo will be framed and the bidder may take it with them that evening.

All proceeds from the silent bidding auctions and entrance fees will be shared by each of the three foundations. 3,000 Words will be a great philanthropic evening showcasing some of the best in photography in the Tahoe area. You don’t want to miss this!




The photo categories are:

Winter (High Fives Non-Profit Foundation)

Human Power (Biking for a Better World)

Famous Mountain Landscapes / Eagles (Arne Backstrom Foundation)

Here is all the detailed event information:

• Date: Thursday, June 30, 2011

• Time: 5pm – 2am

• Venue: Fifty-Fifty Brewing Co. (11197 Brockway Road, Truckee, CA)

• Cost: $10 / Entrance includes passed-appetizers (unlimited)

• Silent Auction Picture Viewing Bidding / Voting: 5pm to 10pm

(Silent Auction closes at 10pm)

• Music: Silver Boombox Thief 10pm to 2am

• Drinks: Red Bull and Vodka Specials!