National Recreation Organization Qualifies for Combined Federal Campaign

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April 14, 2009 6:00 AM
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POCATELLO, ID (April 14) — The BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) announced today that the United States Office of Personnel Management has granted the Coalition official status in the Combined Federal Campaign Charity List for 2009.

BlueRibbon will be listed under National/International Independent Organizations for charitable donations. This will make it much easier for employees of participating federal agencies to donate anytime to BRC.

For over 20 years, the BlueRibbon Coalition has promoted responsible use and stewardship of our public lands. Nationally recognized as the grassroots non-profit organization working for all trails and all types of recreation, BRC is a powerful advocate in educating the American public. Based in the concept of multiple-use, BRC walks the talk of its website, which is http://www.sharetrails.org.

Brian Hawthorne, BRC Public Lands Policy Director, noted that, "We empower our members to be meaningfully involved to help keep all forms of recreation alive and well, while taking care of our environment. Our mission, to preserve access for all, is more than a passion; it's a promise."

"We are proud to have our eligibility for donations through the Combined Federal Campaign officially recognized," said Greg Mumm, BRC Executive Director. "We look forward to this new way for folks to support our great Coalition."

All Federal employees, including military personnel, receive the Charity List for CFC, and BRC will be listed as: 11402 BlueRibbon Coalition.

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The BlueRibbon Coalition is a national recreation group that champions responsible recreation, and encourages individual environmental stewardship. It represents over 10,000 individual members and 1,200 organization and business members, for a combined total of over 600,000 recreationists nationwide. 1-800-258-3742. http://www.sharetrails.org

March 2, 2015 11:48 AM

BENICIA, CA (March 02, 2015) -- Cycle Gear, the country's largest retailer of motorcycle apparel and accessories, recently pledged $10,000 to the BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) in support of the organization's efforts to ensure continued access to public lands.

The donation highlights Cycle Gear's total fiscal commitment to the BRC Trail Access Fund for 2015. This is the 13th year in a row in which Cycle Gear matches club and rider donations-dollar-for-dollar-to the Fund (up to $10,000 per year).

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February 2, 2015 12:17 PM

BOISE, ID (February 2, 2015) -- When the snow clears in the coming spring, Wyoming riders will again enjoy the opportunity to traverse Trail 38 on the Bighorn National Forest, thanks to the Inyan Kara Riders-BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) legal effort. Trail 38, a 4.5 mile section of rare Wyoming single-track, was closed in the Spring of 2012 through a Tongue District Ranger letter purporting to change the Trail's designation to non-motorized. Following unsuccessful outreach and correspondence to the Forest Service, local riders contacted the BRC to evaluate their options.

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January 15, 2015 1:03 PM

POCATELLO, ID (January 15, 2015) -- The BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) would like to announce the continuation of its search for an Executive Director to lead the organization, which champions responsible use of public lands and land access for outdoor recreation nation-wide. We welcome all qualifying applicants.

The Executive Director is hired by the BRC Board of Directors and serves as a full time, salaried BRC  employee to execute the business of the BlueRibbon Coalition, excepting for those functions reserved for the Board in its by-laws.

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