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.

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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.

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