Protecting Wetland Habitat in North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – Orvis Charlotte is pleased to announce their “Giveback Days” event taking place throughout the month of September. The outdoor retailer is partnering with the Charlotte chapter of Ducks Unlimited, a nonprofit dedicated to the conservation of wetlands and associated upland habitats for waterfowl, other wildlife and people.

“The Charlotte chapter of Ducks Unlimited is important to the conservation efforts in the Charlotte region,” stated Trey Oliver, Orvis Charlotte store manager. “Clean water, healthy wildlife and wetlands are all vital pieces to a vibrant environment. We appreciate the volunteers and members that work hard each day to help protect and restore our resources for the next generation.”

In addition to a $2,000 cash donation from Orvis, the company is challenging their customers to give back, as well. During the month of September customers donating $10 or more will receive a $10 Orvis savings card (limit one per customer).

There will be an after-hours event in the Orvis Charlotte store, 6800 Phillips Place, on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, from 6-8 p.m. where the final donations will be awarded to the Charlotte chapter of Ducks Unlimited and partner groups will be raffling Orvis products to help raise additional funds. The public is invited to attend and there will be free refreshments and drawings for Orvis savings cards.

Orvis commits 5% of pre-tax profits to protecting and sustaining the natural world, not only now, but for all who follow.

For more information, please visit Orvis.com.

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Editor’s Note: For high-resolution photos, please contact Jessica Donahue – jdonahue@marshallpr.com.

About Orvis
Founded in 1856, Orvis believes the most meaningful experiences are created by sharing the love of nature and being inspired by its endless possibilities. Orvis pioneered the mail order industry in the United States, operates more than 80 retail stores in the U.S and the U.K. and maintains a network of more than 400 dealers worldwide as a trusted source of discovery and adventure in the natural world. Orvis promises to open the door to extraordinary outdoor experiences and to protect nature by committing 5% of pretax profits each year to conservation efforts worldwide.

Learn more at www.orvis.com.

Preserving the Quality of Fishing for Present and Future Anglers

DENVER, Colorado – Orvis Park Meadow and Orvis Cherry Creek are pleased to announce their “Giveback Days” events taking place throughout the month of September. The outdoor retailer is partnering with the Cutthroat Chapter of the Colorado Trout Unlimited organization, a nonprofit dedicated to education, as well as protecting and restoring the robust populations of native and wild cold-water fish.

“Orvis is excited to see the donation being used to support five scholarships to the Colorado Trout Unlimited Youth Camp,” stated Brian Young, Orvis Park Meadow fishing manager. “Not only does the camp provide kids the opportunity to get out into the fresh air but it also teaches them a new lifelong skill – fly fishing.”

Andy Dmohowski, fishing manager at the Orvis Cherry Creek store adds, “this camp also has a strong conservation component, which is a significant piece of outdoor education necessary to ensure the sustainability of the sport.”

In addition to a $2,000 cash donation from Orvis, the company is challenging their customers to give back, as well. During the month of September, customers donating $10 or more will receive a $10 Orvis savings card (limit one per customer).

There will be after-hours events at Orvis Park Meadow, 8433 Park Meadows Center Drive in Lone Tree, and at Orvis Cherry Creek, 2770 E Second Ave in Denver, Orvis stores on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, from 6-8 p.m. Final donations will be awarded to the Cutthroat Chapter, and partner groups will be raffling Orvis products to help raise additional funds. The public is invited to attend and there will be free refreshments and drawings for Orvis savings cards.

Orvis commits 5% of pre-tax profits to protecting and sustaining the natural world, not only now, but for all who follow.

For more information, please visit Orvis.com.

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Editor’s Note: For high-resolution photos, please contact Jessica Donahue – jdonahue@marshallpr.com.

About Orvis
Founded in 1856, Orvis believes the most meaningful experiences are created by sharing the love of nature and being inspired by its endless possibilities. Orvis pioneered the mail order industry in the United States, operates more than 80 retail stores in the U.S and the U.K. and maintains a network of more than 400 dealers worldwide as a trusted source of discovery and adventure in the natural world. Orvis promises to open the door to extraordinary outdoor experiences and to protect nature by committing 5% of pretax profits each year to conservation efforts worldwide.

Learn more at www.orvis.com.

Supporting Upgrades to the National Park’s Emergency Radio Systems

SEVIERVILLE, Tennessee – Orvis Sevierville is pleased to announce their “Giveback Days” event taking place throughout the month of September. The outdoor retailer is partnering with Friends of the Smokies, a nonprofit that assists the National Park Service to preserve and protect the Great Smoky National Park by raising funds and public awareness.

“The Friends of the Smokies are celebrating their 25th anniversary this year,” stated Tricia Maggard, Orvis Sevierville retail manager. “We are pleased our donation will be used to upgrade the park’s emergency radio system, which is a crucial piece of safety equipment every national park needs. We support the group’s ongoing commitment of enhancing Great Smoky National Park for future generations.”

In addition to a $2,000 cash donation from Orvis, the company is challenging their customers to give back, as well. During the month of September, customers donating $10 or more will receive a $10 Orvis savings card (limit one per customer).

There will be an after-hours event in the Orvis Sevierville store, 136 Apple Valley Road, on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, from 6-8 p.m. where the final donations will be awarded to the Friends of the Smokies and partner groups will be raffling Orvis products to help raise additional funds. The public is invited to attend and there will be free refreshments and drawings for Orvis savings cards.

Orvis commits 5% of pre-tax profits to protecting and sustaining the natural world, not only now, but for all who follow.

For more information, please visit Orvis.com.

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Editor’s Note: For high-resolution photos, please contact Jessica Donahue – jdonahue@marshallpr.com.

Photo Credits:
Bear and cub – Sam Hobbs
Big Creek September – Bob Carr

About Orvis
Founded in 1856, Orvis believes the most meaningful experiences are created by sharing the love of nature and being inspired by its endless possibilities. Orvis pioneered the mail order industry in the United States, operates more than 80 retail stores in the U.S and the U.K. and maintains a network of more than 400 dealers worldwide as a trusted source of discovery and adventure in the natural world. Orvis promises to open the door to extraordinary outdoor experiences and to protect nature by committing 5% of pretax profits each year to conservation efforts worldwide.

Learn more at www.orvis.com.

Keeping Natural Resources Natural

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Orvis Cleveland is pleased to announce their “Giveback Days” event taking place throughout the month of September. The outdoor retailer is partnering with Western Reserve Land Conservancy, a nonprofit dedicated to the protection and restoration of essential natural assets through land conservation.

“The Land Conservancy is dedicating resources to educating its community about the importance of the area’s vital natural resources,” stated Lee DeAngelo, Orvis Cleveland retail manager. “Protecting land and water is essential for recreation, especially for anglers, and we’re proud to help support their mission.”

In addition to a $2,000 cash donation from Orvis, the company is challenging their customers to give back, as well. During the month of September, customers donating $10 or more will receive a $10 Orvis savings card (limit one per customer).

The Western Reserve Land Conservancy, stretching from Sandusky Bay to the Pennsylvania border and from Lake Erie to Wayne County, was created in 2006 by the largest-ever merger of land trusts in the United States. Today, WRLC has been able to increase their initial 8,000 acres five-fold.

There will be an after-hours event in the Orvis Cleveland store, 28839 Chagrin Boulevard in Woodmere, on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. where the final donations will be awarded to the Western Reserve Land Conservancy and partner groups will be raffling Orvis products to help raise additional funds. The public is invited to attend and there will be free refreshments and drawings for Orvis savings cards.

Orvis commits 5% of pre-tax profits to protecting and sustaining the natural world, not only now, but for all who follow.

For more information, please visit Orvis.com.

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Editor’s Note: For high-resolution photos, please contact Jessica Donahue – jdonahue@marshallpr.com.

About Orvis
Founded in 1856, Orvis believes the most meaningful experiences are created by sharing the love of nature and being inspired by its endless possibilities. Orvis pioneered the mail order industry in the United States, operates more than 80 retail stores in the U.S and the U.K. and maintains a network of more than 400 dealers worldwide as a trusted source of discovery and adventure in the natural world. Orvis promises to open the door to extraordinary outdoor experiences and to protect nature by committing 5% of pretax profits each year to conservation efforts worldwide.

Learn more at www.orvis.com.

Supporting Second Chances

MANCHESTER, Vermont – Orvis Manchester is pleased to announce their “Giveback Days” event taking place throughout the month of September. The outdoor retailer is partnering with Second Chance Animal Center, a nonprofit dedicated to providing animals compassionate care, shelter and adoption services.

“Orvis is proud to support the Second Chance Animal Center,” stated Sarah Staib, Orvis Manchester men’s lead. “They have been an important community staple for almost 60 years, covering towns in Vermont, New York and Massachusetts. And many of their services are designed to keep animals in their home instead of having to be surrendered to the shelter.”

In addition to a $2,000 cash donation from Orvis, the company is challenging their customers to give back, as well. During the month of September customers donating $10 or more will receive a $10 Orvis savings card (limit one per customer).

There will be an after-hours event in the Orvis Manchester store, 4180 Main Street, on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. where the final donations will be awarded to the Second Chance Animal Center and partner groups will be raffling Orvis products to help raise additional funds. The public is invited to attend and there will be free refreshments and drawings for Orvis savings cards.

Orvis commits 5% of pre-tax profits to protecting and sustaining the natural world, not only now, but for all who follow.

For more information, please visit Orvis.com.

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Editor’s Note: For high-resolution photos, please contact Jessica Donahue – jdonahue@marshallpr.com.

About Orvis
Founded in 1856, Orvis believes the most meaningful experiences are created by sharing the love of nature and being inspired by its endless possibilities. Orvis pioneered the mail order industry in the United States, operates more than 80 retail stores in the U.S and the U.K. and maintains a network of more than 400 dealers worldwide as a trusted source of discovery and adventure in the natural world. Orvis promises to open the door to extraordinary outdoor experiences and to protect nature by committing 5% of pretax profits each year to conservation efforts worldwide.

Learn more at www.orvis.com.

Restoring the Reedy River for the Next Generation

GREENVILLE, South Carolina – Orvis Greenville is pleased to announce their “Giveback Days” event taking place throughout the month of September. The outdoor retailer is partnering with Friends of the Reedy River, the only local, volunteer-based nonprofit dedicated to preserving, promoting and restoring the Reedy River.

“Friends of the Reedy River are educating their communities about the importance of the area’s clean waters and working extensively to improve the quality of Greenville’s hometown river,” stated Christian Fichtel, Orvis Greenville retail manager. “A clean, healthy river ecosystem is an important resource for recreation, especially for anglers, and we’re proud to help support their mission.”

In addition to a $2,000 cash donation from Orvis, the company is challenging their customers to give back, as well. During the month of September customers donating $10 or more will receive a $10 Orvis savings card (limit one per customer).

There will be an after-hours event in the Orvis Greenville store, 1 N Main Street, on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, from 6-8 p.m. where the final donations will be awarded to the Friends of the Reedy River and partner groups will be raffling Orvis products to help raise additional funds. The public is invited to attend and there will be free refreshments and drawings for Orvis savings cards.

Orvis commits 5% of pre-tax profits to protecting and sustaining the natural world, not only now, but for all who follow.

For more information, please visit Orvis.com.

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Editor’s Note: For high-resolution photos, please contact Jessica Donahue – jdonahue@marshallpr.com.

About Orvis
Founded in 1856, Orvis believes the most meaningful experiences are created by sharing the love of nature and being inspired by its endless possibilities. Orvis pioneered the mail order industry in the United States, operates more than 80 retail stores in the U.S and the U.K. and maintains a network of more than 400 dealers worldwide as a trusted source of discovery and adventure in the natural world. Orvis promises to open the door to extraordinary outdoor experiences and to protect nature by committing 5% of pretax profits each year to conservation efforts worldwide.

Learn more at www.orvis.com.

Keep the Clinton River Watershed Pristine

ROYAL OAK, Michigan – Orvis Royal Oak is pleased to announce their “Giveback Days” event taking place throughout the month of September. The outdoor retailer is partnering with Clinton River Watershed Council, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting, enhancing and celebrating the Clinton River, its watershed and Lake St. Clair.

“Orvis is passionate about supporting this specific project because there are three designated trout streams within the boundaries of this watershed,” stated Jason Davis, Orvis Royal Oak store manager. “The donation will be used to improve in-stream and riparian river habitat within the Clinton River Watershed through the Clinton River Cold Water Conservation Project. It is vital to conserve and protect these waterways for the next generation of recreation, specifically anglers.”

In addition to a $2,000 cash donation from Orvis, the company is challenging their customers to give back, as well. During the month of September, customers donating $10 or more will receive a $10 Orvis savings card (limit one per customer).

There will be an after-hours event in the Orvis Royal Oak store, 29500 Woodward Ave., on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, from 6-8 p.m. where the final donations will be awarded to the Clinton River Watershed Council and partner groups will be raffling Orvis products to help raise additional funds. The public is invited to attend and there will be free refreshments and drawings for Orvis savings cards.

Orvis commits 5% of pre-tax profits to protecting and sustaining the natural world, not only now, but for all who follow.

For more information, please visit Orvis.com.

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Editor’s Note: For high-resolution photos, please contact Jessica Donahue – jdonahue@marshallpr.com.

About Orvis
Founded in 1856, Orvis believes the most meaningful experiences are created by sharing the love of nature and being inspired by its endless possibilities. Orvis pioneered the mail order industry in the United States, operates more than 80 retail stores in the U.S and the U.K. and maintains a network of more than 400 dealers worldwide as a trusted source of discovery and adventure in the natural world. Orvis promises to open the door to extraordinary outdoor experiences and to protect nature by committing 5% of pretax profits each year to conservation efforts worldwide.

Learn more at www.orvis.com.

Keep the White River Pristine

CARMEL, Indiana – Orvis Carmel is pleased to announce their “Giveback Days” event taking place throughout the month of September. The outdoor retailer is partnering with Friends of the White River, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting and promoting the continued improvement of the quality of the White River’s waters.

“Friends of the White River are educating their communities about the importance of the area’s clean, healthy ecosystem and are working extensively to improve river accessibility in Hamilton and Marion counties,” stated Jason Sandlewick, Orvis Carmel store manager. “Clean water is an important resource for recreation, especially fly fishing, and we’re proud to help support their mission.”

In addition to a $2,000 cash donation from Orvis, the company is challenging their customers to give back, as well. During the month of September customers donating $10 or more will receive a $10 Orvis savings card (limit one per customer).

There will be an after-hours event in the Orvis Carmel store, 14250 Clay Terrace Blvd., on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, from 6-8 p.m. where the final donations will be awarded to the Friends of the White River and partner groups will be raffling off Orvis products to help raise additional funds. The public is invited to attend and there will be free refreshments and drawings for Orvis savings cards.

Orvis commits 5% of pre-tax profits to protecting and sustaining the natural world, not only now, but for all who follow.

For more information, please visit Orvis.com.

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Editor’s Note: For high-resolution photos, please contact Jessica Donahue – jdonahue@marshallpr.com.

About Orvis
Founded in 1856, Orvis believes the most meaningful experiences are created by sharing the love of nature and being inspired by its endless possibilities. Orvis pioneered the mail order industry in the United States, operates more than 80 retail stores in the U.S and the U.K. and maintains a network of more than 400 dealers worldwide as a trusted source of discovery and adventure in the natural world. Orvis promises to open the door to extraordinary outdoor experiences and to protect nature by committing 5% of pretax profits each year to conservation efforts worldwide.

Learn more at www.orvis.com.

Keep the Chattahoochee River Pristine

ATLANTA, Georgia – Orvis Atlanta is pleased to announce their “Giveback Days” event taking place throughout the month of September. The outdoor retailer will once again partner with Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK) on the “Quality Hooch Campaign.” All proceeds will benefit CRK’s BacteriAlert program, which is responsible for monitoring equipment and testing of the Chattahoochee River. This campaign is a cross partnership between Orvis, SweetWater Brewing Company and CRK.

“Over the course of the last three years, the campaign has raised a total of $30,000,” stated Justin Powell, Orvis Atlanta fishing manager. “Chattahoochee Riverkeeper is the steward of clean water from the mountains in north Georgia to the Florida border, providing drinking water for more than five million people in the Chattahoochee River Basin. We’re proud to help further their mission.”

In addition to a $2,000 cash donation from Orvis, the company is challenging their customers to give back, as well. During the month of September, customers donating $10 or more will receive a $10 Orvis savings card (limit one per customer).

There will be an after-hours event in the Orvis Atlanta store, 3255 Peachtree Road NE, Buckhead Square, on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, from 6-8 p.m. where the final donations will be awarded to Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and partner groups will be raffling off Orvis products to help raise additional funds. The public is invited to attend and there will be free refreshments and drawings for Orvis savings cards.

Orvis commits 5% of pre-tax profits to protecting and sustaining the natural world, not only now, but for all who follow.

For more information, please visit Orvis.com.

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Editor’s Note: For high-resolution photos, please contact Jessica Donahue – jdonahue@marshallpr.com.

About Orvis
Founded in 1856, Orvis believes the most meaningful experiences are created by sharing the love of nature and being inspired by its endless possibilities. Orvis pioneered the mail order industry in the United States, operates more than 80 retail stores in the U.S and the U.K. and maintains a network of more than 400 dealers worldwide as a trusted source of discovery and adventure in the natural world. Orvis promises to open the door to extraordinary outdoor experiences and to protect nature by committing 5% of pretax profits each year to conservation efforts worldwide.

Learn more at www.orvis.com.

Keep the Buffalo Niagara Waterways Pristine

BUFFALO, New York – Orvis Buffalo is pleased to announce their “Giveback Days” event taking place throughout the month of September. The outdoor retailer is partnering with Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting and restoring the Buffalo and Niagara rivers, as well as surrounding waters.

“Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper is a member of the global Waterkeeper Alliance and has been instrumental in protecting the area’s clean water,” stated Adam Schroeder, Orvis Buffalo retail manager. “They have made great strides over the past five years and we’re proud to support their mission.”

In addition to a $2,000 cash donation from Orvis, the company is challenging their customers to give back, as well. During the month of September, customers donating $10 or more will receive a $10 Orvis savings card (limit one per customer).

There will be an after-hours event in the Orvis Buffalo store, 4545 Transit Road in Williamsville, on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, from 6-8 p.m. where the final donations will be awarded to Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper and partner groups will be raffling off Orvis products to help raise additional funds. The public is invited to attend and there will be free refreshments and drawings for Orvis savings cards.

Orvis commits 5% of pre-tax profits to protecting and sustaining the natural world, not only now, but for all who follow.

For more information, please visit Orvis.com.

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Editor’s Note: For high-resolution photos, please contact Jessica Donahue – jdonahue@marshallpr.com.

About Orvis
Founded in 1856, Orvis believes the most meaningful experiences are created by sharing the love of nature and being inspired by its endless possibilities. Orvis pioneered the mail order industry in the United States, operates more than 80 retail stores in the U.S and the U.K. and maintains a network of more than 400 dealers worldwide as a trusted source of discovery and adventure in the natural world. Orvis promises to open the door to extraordinary outdoor experiences and to protect nature by committing 5% of pretax profits each year to conservation efforts worldwide.

Learn more at www.orvis.com.