Trade an old backpack for BCM Board Member Skip Yowell’s book in Berkeley

JanSport co-founder Skip Yowell will be road-trippin’ in the JanSport 1967 VW Bus to REI in Berkeley on December 5, 2009.

Who: JanSport co-founder Skip Yowell will be at REI in Berkeley to give away free signed copies of his book, a fun and inspirational memoir of his humble beginnings in Kansas and the building of JanSport, one of the world’s largest and most successful manufacturers of outdoor equipment.

What: Bring in an old JanSport pack to REI in Berkeley and receive a signed copy of Skip’s Book: THE HIPPIE GUIDE TO CLIMBING THE CORPORATE LADDER AND OTHER MOUNTAINS. The donated packs will be given to Big City Mountaineers, the nation’s leading volunteer organization devoted to mentoring urban teens during wilderness trips.  A donation of food or toys will also be accepted in exchange for an autographed book.

When: Saturday, December 5, 2009 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: The parking lot of REI located at 1338 San Pablo Ave in Berkeley, CA

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