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Volunteer of the Month - Presented by Kokatat

Posted: 10/05/2011
by Jeffrey Paine

American Whitewater is pleased to announce the recipient of our October 2011 Volunteer of the Month award: Neal Dana!

Neal is an instrumental volunteer helping AW put on Gauley Fest. Each year, Neal offers up his electrical expertise helping us safely wire the Gauley Fest site for power. Since the festival site only features power supply boxes, this is no small feat. Neal oversees 1,000s of feet of electrical wire and hundreds of light and power sockets all put up within in a few days amongst 1,000s of paddlers. It's a tough job and one that is critical to helping AW put on its largest fundraiser of the year. Not only all that, Neal is an endlessly fun and positive guy amongst all the work he does for us. A perfect example of how lucky American Whitewater is to have such incredible volunteers.

In recognition of his efforts, Neal will be receiving a custom Destination Shirt from Kokatat! Thanks Neal!