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Around the World for Life Hosts Houston Event Fundraiser at Baytown Airport

October 31, 2012

HOUSTON, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

    WHAT:     Around the World For Life will offer Houston-area children a day of learning about becoming
              a
             pilot at its free community-wide Come Fly with Us event.

    WHO:      Around the World for Life is an organization dedicated to helping children nationwide learn
              about general aviation while raising money to improve the quality of life for children with
              cancer and other life-altering diseases.

    WHEN:    Saturday, November 3, 2012
             11:00 AM - 2:00 PM CST

    WHERE:   Baytown Airport (HPY)
             5600 Barkaloo Road
             Baytown, Texas 77521

http://www.baytownairport.com

    CONTACT: Pre-registration is required.
             Christen Larsen, 281.910.0072
             christen.larsen@aroundtheworldforlife.org

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The Around the World volunteer team will be hosting a 45-minute ground school, aviation games, face painting and an opportunity for children to take flight with the Around the World pilots. All ages of children are welcome to attend and lunch will be provided by Chick-fil-A.

In addition, Around the World for Life will be raising money for its 2013 Around the World campaign. All funds raised from the event will go to Around the World for Life’s mission to bring the joy of flight to children who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity. With 24,906 miles around the world, supporters can donate in $10 a mile increments on the organization’s website to reach founder T.R. Wright’s goal of flying around the Earth.

LifeProof, a corporate partner for the 2013 Around the World campaign, will be present at the event demonstrating its LifeProof nüüd case for iPad and its uses in the aviation industry. LifeProof designs, manufactures and markets an entirely new category of products designed to give people more freedom from environmental constraints. Based in San Diego, LifeProof offers elegant and protective cases for Smartphones and Tablet PCs that enable full functionality and interactivity under any condition encountered in daily life. The registered brand name ‘LifeProof’ is inspired by the protection and fully functional convenient operation of the device in water, mud, dirt, or snow. For more information, visit www.lifeproof.com.

About Around the World for Life

Founded in 2011, Around the World for Life is a non-profit organization headquartered in Houston, Texas dedicated to educating children nationwide about all the incredible contributions general aviation and pilots make to society while raising money for children with cancer and other life-altering diseases. In fundraising efforts, Founder, T.R. Wright will fly around the world in 2013 based on a donation program of $10 per mile. Corporate partners include LifeProof, SPOT, iGov US and DIY Watermakers. For more information, visit www.aroundtheworldforlife.org or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/AroundTheWorldForLife

Note to Editors: This event may be rescheduled due to the weather.

SOURCE LifeProof


Source: PR Newswire