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Rise Broadband Opens Nominations for 4th Annual Mountain Expedition for Veterans with Disabilities

Twelve Men/Women Will Be Chosen for Colorado Expedition led by No Barriers Warriors NonProfit

Fort Collins, CO, April 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the fourth year in a row, Rise Broadband, the nation’s largest fixed wireless broadband provider of Internet and digital phone service, is partnering with No Barriers to send twelve military veterans on the No Barriers Warriors Medicine Bow Range veteran expedition.

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“We are honored to again partner with No Barriers USA to actively help wounded veterans participate in this exceptional program,” said Stephen John, Senior Vice President Sales & Technical Operations at Rise Broadband.  

With Rise Broadband’s support, twelve nominees will be chosen for the fully-paid expedition in the Medicine Bow National Forest, located in Rise’s home state of Colorado from September 21-28, 2018. The week-long expedition includes off-site preparation and a 30-mile wilderness trek, designed to push participants physically and mentally while providing a foundation for stretching goals, facing adversity and leading/serving others. The program concludes with a team service project alongside Rise Broadband employees.  

Applications and nominations are now being accepted at: http://www.nobarriersusa.org/warriors/risebroadband

  • Nominees must be a veteran with verified service and a VA disability rating, who demonstrates the desire to overcome his/her barriers and live a life of purpose.
  • Rise customers are encouraged to nominate their family members, relatives or friends. Self-nominations are acceptable.
  • Deadline for all nominations is Sunday, June 10, 2018.
  • Nominees must live in CO, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MO, MN, NE, NV, OK, SD, TX, UT, WI, or WY.

No Barriers Warriors will review all nominations and participants will be announced by mid-July.

About Rise Broadband

Rise Broadband is the largest fixed wireless service provider in the US; offering affordable high-speed internet, digital phone and DIRECTV services across 16 states. Rise Broadband’s parent company, JAB Wireless, Inc., was established in 2006 and serves nearly 200,000 residential and business accounts in rural and suburban areas of the Midwest, Rocky Mountain and Southwest regions. The company, headquartered in Englewood, CO (metro Denver), has earned an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.  Additional information is available at www.RiseBroadband.com or by calling (844) 411-7473.

About No Barriers Warriors

No Barriers Warriors improves the lives of veterans with disabilities through transformative, curriculum-based expeditions in challenging outdoor environments. Each No Barriers Warriors expedition is designed to push veterans mentally and physically in some of nature’s more incredible wilderness settings. We create a safe space and encourage them to reflect on their past, recognize where they are in the present and then look with positivity to the future. The experience serves as a catalyst for change as veterans stretch their boundaries, innovate through adversity, and build lifelong rope teams. To learn more visit: www.nobarrierswarriors.org.

About No Barriers USA

What barriers do you face? This question lies at the heart of our organization. Whether in our personal lives, at work, or in our communities, we all face challenges that can prevent us from reaching our full potential. At No Barriers, we believe that what’s within you is stronger than what’s in your way. No Barriers empowers people of all walks of life to overcome obstacles, live a life of purpose, and give back to the world, all through our ground-breaking curriculum, the No Barriers Life. Learn more about No Barriers at NoBarriersUSA.org.

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Jaime Donnelly - Marketing Director
                    No Barriers
                    970-412-3653
                    jaime.donnelly@nobarriersusa.org
                    
                    John Toth - Warriors Director
                    No Barriers
                    970-484-3633 x 312
                    john.toth@nobarriersusa.org
                    
                    Richard Abels
                    Abels Communication Company
                    303-779-6292
                    rabels@AbelsComm.com
                    

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