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  • World Water Day 2015: A World Without Water

    World Water Day 2015: A World Without Water

    March 29, 2015 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Event time zone is GMT -5.0. Converted to your local time (GMT -5.0), this event will start at 2:00 PM and end at 4:00 PM
    Location: Woolly Mammoth TheatreMap
    World Water Day is an international day to celebrate freshwater. It is held annually, beginning in 1993 when March 22 was designated World Water Day by the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in 1993. In 2015, the UN has decided to focus on advocating for sustainable water development. Celebrate World Water Day 2015 by joining us for a creative interpretation of the theme of a World Without Water. Our event is intended to explore the motivations and consequences... of development - both sustainable and otherwise. An intermission will be held to highlight sustainable development technologies and efforts. moreless
  • 2015 Golf Outing

    2015 Golf Outing

    May 15, 2015 at 1:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Event time zone is GMT -6.0. Converted to your local time (GMT -5.0), this event will start at 2:30 PM and end at 8:30 PM
    Location: Woodland Hills Golf CourseMap
    The Nebraska Section of the American Water Works Association and Woodland Hills Golf Course have partnered to bring you the 2015 golf outing. Click here to download the flier for more information and the registration form. Details Tickets are $90.00 per individual or $360.00 per group of four Approximately $20.00 per entry will be donated to the Water For People. Registration Use the form on second page of the attached flier to register Send this form, with your check,... payable to NE-AWWA, to Christian New at Praxair, 3818 S 191st Street Omaha, NE 68130. You can also email the filled form to Christian_New@Praxair.com and pay online . Registration is open to the first 90 people who register Registration includes 18 holes, golf cart rental, flag prizes, and dinner after the event Deadline for registration is Friday, May 1, 2015. Sponsorships $150 per hole: A 12-inch x 18-inch sign will be displayed at a tee-box with your company name or logo We would greatly appreciate donations for flag prizes. You can also make a tax deductible donation to the Water For People. Your entire donation will go to the Water For People. Please make checks payable to NE-AWWA. Contact Patrick Harlan at 402-917-168 for more details NOTE In case of inclement weather, as determined by the course superintendent, the event may be rescheduled. moreless
  • TCS New York City Marathon 2015 Team Water For People

    TCS New York City Marathon 2015 Team Water For People

    November 1, 2015
    Event time zone is GMT -5.0.
    Location: Five Boroughs of NYCMap
    Water For People has been selected as a Community level charity partner for the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon happening on November 1, 2015. Become one of our TEN (10) team members and join us in running from Staten Island to Central Park, New York. Spots are first come first serve, email Michael Johnson (msj@bsjinc.com ) for a short application for one of our spots. Background The average person in developing countries dedicates hours of their day just collecting water, most... of them women and children. On November 1st, the Water For People team will mimic the hours required to collect water by running for hours to support projects that will bring safe and sanitary water to developing countries. The Plan Runners who join our team will receive the following perks: - A 16 week training guide to help you prepare for your marathon (beginner, moderate and advanced plans depending on your ability and goals) - Weekly newsletter with tips/advice from experienced runners of marathons and the NYC marathon - A running singlet to wear with pride for our team - Promotion of you and our team with all of our contacts in our industry, which will assist you to reach your goal - Tips and advice on how to meet your fundraising goal Requirements All runners will be required to fundraise through CrowdRise.org, which after joining our team we will create with and for you. Each individual will have a minimum fundraising goal of $2,500 to support Water For People programs worldwide. Each team member that meets the fundraising goal will have their registration for the marathon paid for by the charity as a way of saying thank you. We are now building our team. Email Michael Johnson ( msj@bsjinc.com ) to receive a short application to run with us. Spots will go fast! New York City Marathon History Since 2013, Water For People New York City Marathon team members have raised almost $40,000. The 2014 team, raised over $24,000 alone. Thank you to the 2014 Team Water For People which consisted of: Amy Rockhill, Anthony Tomasello, Donald Hughes, Eric Thornburg, Lisa McKeon, Mike DeCarlo, Rose Ann Harris, and Sue Dorsey...join our team for 2015 and this could be with you with your shiny new medal as well! Pictured: Eric Thornburg, Team Water For People 2014 Pictured: Mike DeCarlo, Team Water For People 2014 moreless