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Fundraiser for the Rowell Award January 19

David BrowerOn January 19, 2005, please join the Rowell Legacy Committee at Marin's Headlands Institute for a reception and special screening of the film Monumental: David Brower's Fight For Wild America. This award-winning documentary by Bay Area filmmaker Kelly Duane chronicles the life of David Brower, an environmentalist who fought for the preservation of America's wild places. This event is a fundraiser for The Rowell Award for the Art of Adventure and is co-sponsored by the Rowell Legacy Committee and Yosemite National Institutes. Proceeds from the event will be used to endow the Rowell Award.

Monumental was completed with technical expertise from Galen Rowell and financial assistance from the late Brian Maxwell, a Rowell Legacy Committee member at the time of his death.

Date and Location: Wednesday, January 19, 2005 in the Sunset Room (Bldg. 1054) on the Headlands Institute campus, Marin Headlands, Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

Tickets: $50.00 per person (includes reception and admission to the film). Tickets will be sold at the door only if there are seats available.

Program Schedule

6:30–7:30 pm, Reception: Refreshments including wine and desserts will be served downstairs at the Sunset Room.

7:30 pm: Filmmaker Kelly Duane will introduce the 75-minute film and be available for a question and answer period following the screening. The film will be presented upstairs at the Sunset Room.

The evening will be emceed by Doug McConnell, Rowell Legacy Committee Co-Chair and host of KRON-TV's well-regarded and long running Bay Area Backroads.

For more information about Monumental, please click here.


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