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Take a CR Johnson Birthday Rafting Trip on the Lower Truckee

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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; The CR Johnson Healing Center and the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation present the CR Johnson Birthday Rafting Trip. Wednesday, Aug. 10, 8:30 a.m. The day will begin at the IRIE Rafting Co. headquarters at The Rock, 11253 Brockway Road, Ste. 103, Truckee and conclude in the afternoon at the CR Johnson Healing Center, 10775 Pioneer Tail, Ste. 108, Truckee. A limited edition CR Johnson T-shirt, Class II-III rafting on the Truckee River Boca to Floriston run, catered lunch from Full Belly Deli and a soft opening viewing of the CR Johnson Healing Center will be included.

The High Fives Non-Profit Foundation has partnered with the Johnson family to carry on CR Johnsonand#8217;s legacy through a scholarship dedicated to aiding injured athletes in their recovery. The CR Johnson Healing Center provides resources for athletes in recovery from sport related injuries and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Resources include: Physical therapy, acupuncture, massage and more.

Local professional skier CR Johnson was born Aug. 10, 1983 and enjoyed an amazing career in the freeskiing community until his passing Feb. 24, 2010. His incredible energy led to a legacy of positivity and a sense of community that is embodied in the CR Johnson Healing Center.

Cost is $50, available at http://www.crjohnson.org/rafting.html, or at the office on day of the event.

The CR Johnson Healing Center provides resources for athletes in recovery from sport related injuries and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Resources include: Physical therapy, acupuncture, massage and more. Visit http://www.crjohnson.org.

High Fives Foundation is a Tahoe-based 501.c.3 non-profit organization dedicated to raising money and awareness for athletes who have suffered a life-altering injury while pursuing their dream in the winter action sports community. Visit http://www.highfivesfoundation.org.

From the Lower Truckee Gorge to the Middle Fork of the American, theyand#8217;ve got the whitewater rafting trip to suit your style and your budget. Half-day Class III trip on the Truckee River with the family? No problem. Multi-day wilderness trip on the Carson River? Done. Full-day Class IV on the American River with the girls or boys? What are you waiting for? Visit http://www.raftirie.com.

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