The U.S. National Whitewater Center to Host Earth Day Celebration

The USNWC will celebrate Earth Day with a number of activities and special offers Sunday, April 25th.

Charlotte, NC, April 24, 2010 --( The U.S. National Whitewater Center will be celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day 2010 on Sunday, April 25th with activities from 11:00 am- 2:00 pm. The USNWC will also be offering a special Earth Day AllSport Pass price of $40 for Sunday only.

The USNWC will be celebrating various ways to go green with exhibits from local organizations including the Goodwill and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services. The Goodwill will be hosting a computer drive where guests are encouraged to bring used electronics, including computers, printers, and monitors for donation. Electronics can be brought to the Goodwill trailer, which will be located at the front gate of the USNWC. Guests who donate these electronics Sunday will receive free day parking.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services will have a booth featuring their “Scoop the Poop” campaign. The booth will provide general information about water quality and the importance of picking up after your dog. The organization also encourages guests to bring their dogs to be photographed for their upcoming advertising campaign. They will be looking for the cutest dogs to use in the campaign that will begin in July 2010.

About The U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC)
The USNWC is the world’s premier outdoor recreation and environmental education center. Alongside mountain biking and running trails, a climbing center, mega zip line, and challenge course, the park’s unique feature is a multiple-channel, customized whitewater river for rafting and canoe/kayak enthusiasts of all abilities. The USNWC is only 15 minutes from downtown Charlotte and provides over 300 acres of woodlands along the scenic Catawba River. The USNWC has been designated as a U.S. Olympic Training Site by the United States Olympic Committee and hosts a variety of international competitions including the 2008 Olympic Trials.

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Macie Stratton