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Old 09-06-2007, 08:19 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Cantina for the Con Official Press release:

This Dysfunctional Organization’s

“Cantina for the Con” takes the Rubicon by Storm!!!


Well, one more Labor Day weekend has come and gone, and once again, the Dysfunctional Rockcrawlers (also known as TDO) have made an impression on many folks with their Third annual “Cantina for the Con”.

If you have been under a rock for the last three years, then let me explain. TDO has, for the third year in a row, put together an event/fundraiser on the Rubicon trail to benefit the Rubicon Trail Foundation (RTF), a 501C3 non-profit that helps maintain and protect the Rubicon trail, and its surrounding areas. At this event TDO, and friends of the club, hold a raffle, and prepare tacos, and nachos in true cantina style. This year with the help of more vendors than you can count, TDO held a raffle with over $13,000 worth of prizes, and also prepared over 1400 tacos!!!!!

This year TDO also invited many vendors that wished to show their support of the trail to come out to the event, and set up a booth. This year vendors like AA fabrication, Jeepers Jamboree, Trail-Gear, MP trailers and truck bodies, Olympic 4X4, Pirate4x4.com, Robb’s Valley Resort, and Uncle Tom’s Cabin all showed up to show their support, show off their products to more than 2000 trail users, and most importantly, enjoy the company of friends while helping to support the greatest trail on earth.

This year we also had a volunteer booth set up to educate trail users on what the Draft Environmental Impact Study is all about; how it affects over 2500 miles of Forest service roads in El Dorado National forest alone; and how to write letters to the Forest Service explaining that these are the roads that we recreate on every year, and we will fight to keep them open!! With the help of these volunteers, there were 207 letters hand written to the El Dorado County Forest Service, and many more people than that were educated on what is going on in OUR forest.

All together, TDO, with the help of thousands of trail users, raised an amazing, almost astonishing, $22,194.05 that will be donated to the Rubicon Trail Foundation at their next meeting. So thank-you to everyone that helped make this event a huge success!! Including all the vendors that donated raffle prizes, all the clubs that showed up to help, including the Rubicon Rockheads, the Pirates of the Rubicon, the Rock Zombies, and the Contra Costa Jeepers, all had a hand in making this event a success!!
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Old 09-06-2007, 08:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That is amazing... Man, over 22 grand... You guys and gals truly do ROCK.
And the Tacos were better than ever... Congradulations...
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