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Dear ONE Producers, Childhood is often full of enjoyment and fearlessness.

Unfortunately for children facing severe ailments that isnt always the case. Their opportunities to play and run around are often replaced with hospital visits and feeling like they dont have a place to fit in. Camp Boggy Creek is a nonprofit organization that strives to provide retreats and summer camp adventures for children with chronic or life-threatening illnesses at no cost to families. The camp provides experiences that are memorable, exciting, fun, empowering, physically safe and medically sound. The camp spans 232 acres and includes a state-of-the-art medical facility called The Patch. The driving force of Camp Boggy Creek rests in the reliance on community volunteerism and donations. Volunteers at Camp Boggy Creek can partake in a variety of opportunities ranging from office administration to activity pals, and full-time employed doctors who commit their extra time providing health care to children attending the camp. Events such as the Challenge Ride and Ride for Children are also held to raise funding for the camp. We believe that the story of Camp Boggy Creeks volunteer opportunities and events committed to helping families in the Central Florida area would be a perfect fit for ONE. Your stories bring light to philanthropic organizations and encourage others to take part in the offered volunteer opportunities. Boggy Creek is an organization driven by volunteerism that dedicates its time to helping families with ill children all around the nation find a sense of relief in their complicated lives. Were offering Camp Boggy Creeks story exclusively to you, so we would need to know fairly soon if youre interested. We can assure you that Jacqueline Boykin, manager of events and community relations, and Kimmy Lamborn, assistant camp director, would cooperate fully with anyone you assign. We can also help you arrange interviews with families who have benefited from the opportunities provided by Camp Boggy Creek. Please let us know how we might help. Our direct phone line is 407-756-4217.

Sincerely, PUR 3100 Students

Camp Superstars
Jacqueline Boykin
Community Relations & Events Manager
Jacqueline Boykin worked 20 years in the corporate world doing sales and marketing. It wasnt until she decided to volunteer at Camp Boggy Creeks weekend retreat that she realized she wanted something more from her career than just a paycheck. Camp Boggy Creek helped Boykin realize she wanted to have some more meaning in her career, so after several volunteer opportunities, she was able to take her skills from sales and marketing and become the manager of events and community relations. Boykin describes her job as a full time gig, but she still spends time with her boyfriend and taking care of her dog, a stray that she rescued. Boykins favorite part of working at Camp Boggy Creek is having the ability to walk away from her desk and out to see more than 150 children whenever she chooses. Its a reminder of why she goes to work every day, to see lives changed and joy given. At Camp Boggy Creek, Boykin helps plan and implement events such as summer camp sessions for seriously ill children, family retreat weekends, and fundraising events such as the Bruce Rossmeyer Ride for Children. Boykin describes the Ride for Children as the event she enjoys playing a part in and planning the most. She loves to see Rossmeyers vision kept alive and to see giving at every level, from large sponsorships to men and women who have been taking the motorcycle ride for 19 years. Camp Boggy Creek is an organization that thrives on volunteers. With a staff of only 33 year round, Boykin offers from words of advice for anyone who would want to volunteer at Camp Boggy Creek: At Camp Boggy Creek, the economy doesnt impact a child being diagnosed with an illness. Volunteering will make a huge impact on lives.

Camp Superstars
Kimmy Lamborn
Assistant Camp Director
Kimmy Lamborn doesnt have any children of her own. She is a free spirited pottery enthusiast who enjoys traveling and making the world a better place one step at a time. So it was a surprise to family and friends when Lamborn decided to pack up her entire life in Delaware and move to Florida to work with sick children at Camp Boggy Creek. She knew she had a passion for children early in life. While attending a small college in Delaware, Lamborn volunteered at a flagship camp for Serious Fun Childrens Network. There, she worked hands-on with children who suffered from serious illnesses. When her time there was finished, they recommended she volunteer at Camp Boggy Creek a nonprofit organization who worked with kids in similar situations. So on a weekend in the spring of 2001 she drove to Florida and realized her calling. After a short time volunteering and a lot of determination, Lamborn was appointed as the assistant camp director. When asked why she loves being a part of Camp Boggy Creek, Lamborn responded with Something else happens here. Its a safe place for children to just come to camp and forget about their illnesses. As the assistant director, Lamborn does everything from administrative work to working one on one with children. Camp Boggy Creek offers a summer camp as well as weekend retreats at no cost to participating families. Its about making the world a better place. Lamborn didnt have a personal connection to Camp Boggy Creek before starting there. She just saw a population of people that needed someone on their side. Lamborn wouldnt change what she is doing for the world and it all started with a weekend volunteering. Without the hard work of doctors donating their personal time and strong community involvement, Camp Boggy Creek couldnt do the amazing things it does.

Event Fact Sheet


Spring 2013 family retreat weekends at Camp Boggy Creek
Title: Date: Location: Price: Event Description: There will be twenty disease-specific family retreat weekends where up to 32 campers bring their families with them. These sessions allow the campers siblings to join in on the fun, and the opportunity for parents or guardians to gather with others who are dealing with the catastrophic situations of having a child with a serious illness. Family retreat weekends provide a needed break for parents while giving them the peace of mind of knowing that their child is receiving the best of care. For seriously ill children, its a chance to be with other kids just like them. Spring 2013 family retreat weekends Jan. 18, 2013 April 21, 2013 30500 Brantley Branch Road, Eustis, FL 32736 Free

Camp Schedule: Jan. 18-21Spina Bifida (4day event) Feb. 1-3Diabetes Feb. 8-10Heart Feb. 15-17Cancer March 1-3Kidney w/ IBD, Immune Deficiency, Transplant March 13-17 Asthma & Airways (5day event) April 5-7Arthritis/ Rheumatic April 12-14 Craniofacial April 19-21 Sickle Cell

Friday-Monday (Monday, Jan.21 is MLK Day) Friday - Sunday Friday - Sunday Friday - Sunday Friday - Sunday Wednesday - Sunday Friday - Sunday Friday - Sunday Friday - Sunday

Contact:

Email us at: info@boggycreek.org Website: www.BoggyCreek.org

Mailing Address: Camp Boggy Creek 30500 Brantley Branch Road Eustis, FL 32736 Phone Numbers: Main Number: 352-483-4200 Toll Free: 866-Go-Boggy (866-462-6449)

Event Fact Sheet


Summer 2013 family retreat weekends at Camp Boggy Creek
Summer 2013 camp sessions June 8, 2013 Aug. 17, 2013 30500 Brantley Branch Road, Eustis, FL 32736 Free Title: Date: Location: Price: Event Description: During the summer, there are 8 or 9 weeklong sessions when campers with the same illness come together. The campers range in age from 7 through 16 and each session accommodates 130-150 children depending on the illness or disease group. Summer sessions provide a needed break for parents while giving them the peace of mind of knowing that their child is receiving the best of care. For seriously ill children, its a chance to be with other kids just like them. Each week includes full medical coverage with on-site professionals in the illness specialty being served.

Camp Schedule: June 8-14 June 18-22 June 26-July 2 July 6-11 July 15-20 July 24-29 Aug. 2-8 Aug. 12-17

Heart Arthritis/ Rheumatic/ IBD & Immune Deficiency Cancer South Bleeding Disorder/ Hemophilia & Rheumatic/Arthritis Epilepsy Asthma w/ Kidney, Transplant, Craniofacial & Spina Bifida Cancer North Sickle Cell

Saturday-Friday Tuesday-Saturday Wednesday-Tuesday Saturday-Thursday Monday-Saturday Wednesday-Monday Friday-Thursday Monday-Saturday

Contact:

Email us at: info@boggycreek.org Website: www.BoggyCreek.org

Mailing Address: Camp Boggy Creek 30500 Brantley Branch Road Eustis, FL 32736 Phone Numbers: Main Number: 352-483-4200 Toll Free: 866-Go-Boggy (866-462-6449)

Event Fact Sheet


3RD ANNUAL CAMP BOGGY CREEK CHALLENGE RIDE
3RD ANNUAL CAMP BOGGY CREEK CHALLENGE RIDE Sept. 7, 2013 8:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. 30500 Brantley Branch Road, Eustis, FL 32736 Title: Date: Time: Location: Event Description: The 3rd annual Camp Boggy Creek Challenge Ride will be held to benefit the lives of children with serious illnesses and their family members, who benefit from the joy of the life-enhancing camp experiences provided by Camp Boggy Creek. Cyclists will start and finish at Camp Boggy Creek in the 60-mile or 40-mile routes through scenic Lake County. For the recreational cyclist, participants can select the 15-mile Off-Road Ride through the Seminole State Forest adjacent to camp. The day will include breakfast at camp, stocked rest stops and SAG vehicles, along with a catered lunch for all cyclists and their guests.

Registration: Price of Registration:

Sept. 7, 2013 from 6:30 a.m. 7:45 a.m. 40-Mile: Off-Road Level 1: (15-Mile Off-Road route) $25.00 $25.00 60-Mile:$25.00 Off-Road Level 2:$10.00 (15-Mile Off-Road route. For ages 11 and younger)

Raising Donations: Riders must fundraise $250 to participate in the ride. If participants raise $450 prior to Aug. 1, 2013, they will be rewarded with an event jersey. Event Contact: Jacqueline Boykin 352-483-4121 jboykin@boggycreek.org

Media Advisory
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Attention: Assignment Editors/Reporters For Immediate Release

Hundreds of bikers ride in annual event to raise funds for chronically ill children
More than 500 motorcyclists will participate in 19th annual Ride for Children. Bikers will travel via police escort from Destination Daytona to Camp Boggy Creek in Eustis, Florida. While there, participants will enjoy a live and silent auction, music and lunch. All registration fees and donations will go to families at Camp Boggy Creek. Children facing chronic and life threatening illnesses are often confined to doctor visits and hospital beds. Ride for Children is an annual event created by Bruce Rossmeyer to raise money for such children to attend Camp Boggy Creek.

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Registration:

Registration for next years event opens on Nov. 30, 2012 and will be open until Oct. 4, 2013. Each registered motorcyclist will receive a donation website to raise money throughout the year. For information on fees and packages please visit http://www.boggycreek.org/rideforchildren.

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Saturday, Oct. 5 Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 Starts at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday Camp Boggy Creek is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a summer camp experience to children with chronic illnesses. The facility provides a state-ofthe art medical center equipped to handle almost any issues campers face. Camp Boggy Creek is free to participating families and is staffed by volunteer doctors and members of the community. Sock Hop Police Escorted bike ride from Daytona, Florida to Eustis, Florida. Auctions and raffle drawing Chicken or Steak lunch provided by Outback Steakhouse Apparel for VIP riders More than 500 riders lined up at Destination Daytona Sock Hop and party on Saturday night Riders being escorted by police to Camp Boggy Creek The Camp Boggy Creek camp and themed medical facility Riders interacting with staff and children at the lunch on Sunday Jacqueline Boykin - Manager of Events and Community Relations (352) 483-4121 or (352) 483-0589 jboykin@boggycreek.org

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News Release
Ride for Children to benefit Camp Boggy Creek
ORLANDO, Fla. (November 26, 2012)- Beginning Nov. 30, registration for the 19th annual Bruce Rossmeyer Ride for Children benefiting Camp Boggy Creek will open. On Oct. 7, 2013 more than 500 motorcyclists will leave Daytona and ride to Camp Boggy Creek in Eustis, FL. Within the previous years the Rossmeyer Ride for Children has raised more than $4,325,000 for Camp Boggy Creek. The funds allow families with children who suffer from chronic or terminal illnesses to enjoy retreats and summer camp adventures at no cost. Mr. Rossmeyer was introduced to the camp before it was opened by a friend. When he had an understanding about what the camp does for families, he created an event for motorcyclists to contribute to Boggy Creek. The motorcycle community is very philanthropic, the event just grew. Its impressive that the event continues to run even after Bruce Rossmeyer has passed, says Jacqueline Boykin, manager of events and community relations. Riders will make the no-feet-down ride to Camp Boggy Creek and will be treated to a buffet lunch donated by Outback Steakhouse, silent and live auctions, music and more entertainment. In addition, this year marks the first time that registrants can raise funds too. After registration, individuals will receive a personal fundraising webpage. All donations go directly to providing a one of a kind experience to Boggy Creek campers. Seeing the vision being kept alive, and witnessing every level of giving from the largest sponsors to the motorcyclists is the most rewarding part of the ride. Every dollar earned goes right back to these kids, says Kimmy Lamborn, assistant camp director. Camp Boggy Creek is a nonprofit organization that strives to provide retreats and summer camp adventures for children with chronic or life-threatening illnesses at no cost to families. The camp provides experiences that are memorable and medically sound. The camp spans 232 acres with a state-of-the-art medical facility called The Patch. The driving force of Camp Boggy Creek rests in the reliance on community volunteerism. Volunteers at Camp Boggy Creek can partake in a variety of opportunities ranging from office administration to activity pals, and full-time employed doctors who commit their extra time providing health care to children attending the camp.

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