Klean Kanteen Hosts Live Art at GoPro Mountain Games to Support American Rivers

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CHICO, Calif. (June 7, 2018) – Klean Kanteen, the leader in stainless steel reusable drinkware and the official sustainability partner of the 2018 GoPro Mountain Games, has teamed up with renowned artist and activist Sarah Virginia Uhl to create live artwork at this year’s event. Uhl will be painting water color scenes of iconic American riverways in celebration of the 50 anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, with proceeds going to American Rivers.

Sarah Virginia Uhl

Sarah Virginia Uhl

“The GoPro Mountain Games is one of our favorite festivals of the year and we have been longtime partners of the event,” said Melissa McClary, Field Marketing Manager. “This year, being the 50 anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, we were looking for a way to celebrate and support our country’s most beautiful waterways. Sarah is using her art to draw attention to the importance of these rivers and raise money to help protect them.”

Uhl will be in the Klean Kanteen booth in Vail Village Thursday through Saturday, painting and selling her art, with all proceeds going to American Rivers, a non-profit dedicated to protecting and restoring rivers and conserving clean water.

Join Klean Kanteen and American Rivers at Checkpoint Charlie stage for happy hour each day to enjoy live music. The first 50 people to purchase a draft beer each day will receive a free 50 Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act Klean Kanteen Steel Pint. During the Games, Klean is also providing filtered water stations strategically placed throughout the venue.

For more information about the GoPro Mountain Games visit https://mountaingames.com/

For more information about Klean Kanteen visit www.kleankanteen.com

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About Klean Kanteen
A leader in BPA-free, stainless steel drinkware and food transport, Klean Kanteen is family owned and operated, with distribution in 40-plus countries worldwide. With environmental stewardship and fair labor central to the company’s philosophy, Klean Kanteen is in business for good. Since 2008, Klean has donated over $2 million in sales to environmental organizations working towards positive change through 1% for the Planet. From non-profit partnerships to grassroots events, Klean works closely with values-aligned companies and organizations to support efforts toward health, the reduction of single-use plastic, and environmental education and awareness. In 2012, Klean Kanteen proudly became a B Corporation, certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. For more information, please visit www.kleankanteen.com.

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