Attention all Climbers:
The individual who raises the most in donations for Wilkes-Barre Fight for
Air Arena Climb will win an overnight stay at Split Rock Resort!
COMMUNITY FUND RAISERS:
EAT OUT AND SUPPORT THE CLIMB
Click on Bob Evans and Red Robins for more information about their special Community fund raiser.
Eat out on March 24th & 25th and help fight lung disease.
COMMUNITY FUND RAISERS:
Each year, too many lives are lost to lung disease and this is your chance to climb, raise money and make an impact in their honor. By joining the Fight for Air Arena Climb, you are making the commitment to fight lung disease so everyone can breathe easier- including you!
The climb will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at the Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702. Registration starts at noon and the climb begins at 1:00pm.
How to Register
You may register at any time on this website by clicking on one of the registration choices listed under "Sign Up" menu on the left or click here for downloadable registration form. In addition to the $25 registration fee, each participant is required to raise an additional $100 for the fight against lung disease. Participants who individually raise the minimum fundraising goal of $100 will receive a complimentary t-shirt.
Families, individuals and teams join together in a climb to raise awareness for the 35 million Americans who suffer from lung disease including asthma, COPD and lung cancer. Participants work together to raise valuable funds to continue the work of the American Lung Association to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.
Please join the Ricke Family Team (shown below) and the thousands of individuals across the nation who believe in the cause and climb to fight for air!
You can get involved by:
- Registering as a Team Captain
- Joining an existing Team as a new registrant
- Signing up as an individual registrant
- Sponsoring the event
- Joining the event planning committee
- Making a contribution supporting a registrant
Climb Route Map
Click here to see the inside of the arena and climb route. It's fun - you will be climbing up and down -and, all around the arena.
Click on the "Directions" link at the top of the left menu for directions to the climb. For more information, please contact Donna Ray-Reifler at 570-823-2212 or email@example.com.
Those looking for public transportation may go to http://www.lctabus.com to find the closest bus from your location to the Mohegan Sun Arena.
The Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza parking lot is located adjacent to the venue and is accessible via Highland Park Blvd. or Mundy St. The Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza offers free parking for participants of the walk from noon to 4:00pm.
The following two hotels will have a block of rooms set aside for March 23rd and March 24th, 2012 for participants who want to pay for overnight accomodations.
Hilton Garden Inn, Wilkes-Barre
242 Highland Park Blvd
Wilkes Barre Pa 18702
(they are right across from the Arena)
Fairfield Inn and Suites
880 Kidder St.
Wilke-Barre, Pa 18702
They are down the road from the arena about 1 mile?
They serve complimentary continental breakfast from 6:30 AM to 10 AM
Cut off reservation date for reduced rate at both hotels is Feb 18, 2012
Raising the $100 is easier than you think! It is as easy as asking 10 friends for $10. Coaching packets and trainings are available. You can fund raise online or click here to download a pledge form.
If your employer can help support you in your effort to fight lung disease - click here for more details on how they can become involved.
Please contact Donna Ray-Reifler at 570-823-2212 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law. The American Lung Association ® is a registered 501 (c) 3 organization. Please make checks payable to the American Lung Association and mail to:
American Lung Association
Attn: Donna Ray-Reifler
71 N. Franklin St., Rm 207
A fundraising packet is available to help you reach your fundraising minimum. Check out the "Fundraising Help" page on the main menu. If you need additional help in meeting the fundraising minimum requirement, please contact Donna Ray-Reifler at 570-823-2212 or email@example.com. We are happy to help coach and provide fast and efficient ideas to reach your fundraising requirement.
If you would like to submit a photo of a loved one to be displayed at our Tribute Flight
Email the photo and honorees name to: firstname.lastname@example.org