Rise Broadband Opens Nominations for 2nd Annual Wounded Veterans Expedition

Rise Broadband Opens Nominations for

2nd Annual Wounded Veterans Mountain Expedition

Twelve Men/Women Will Be Chosen for Colorado Training Through No Barriers Warriors Non-Profit Program

DENVER [Business Wire] – April 19, 2016 – Rise Broadband, the nation’s largest fixed wireless broadband provider of Internet and digital phone service, has opened the nomination process to send twelve military veterans on the No Barriers Warriors’ Colorado Mountain Training Expedition.

“We are very proud to again underwrite and actively help wounded veterans participate in this exceptional No Barriers Warriors’ non-profit program,” said Jack Koo, Rise Broadband’s president and chief executive officer.

With Rise’s continued engagement, twelve nominees will be chosen for a fully-paid Mountain Training Expedition in Rise’s home state of Colorado from September 10-17, 2016. The week- long Collegiate Range program includes off-site preparation, a 20-mile wilderness trek, ropes course and strenuous climb; all designed to push participants physically and mentally while providing a foundation for stretching goals, facing adversity and leading/serving others.

Nominations are now being accepted at www.NoBarriersUSA.org/Warriors/Nominate/

  • Nominees must be a veteran 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 Wednesday June 15, 2016.
  • 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 early August.

About Rise Broadband
Rise Broadband is the nation’s largest fixed wireless Internet service provider; offering affordable high-speed broadband (Internet and phone) services in 16 states with speeds ranging between 3 Mbps and 1 Gbps. Established in 2005 as JAB Wireless, Inc., Rise serves nearly 200,000 residential /commercial accounts in rural and suburban areas throughout the Midwest, Rocky Mountain and Southwest regions. The company also offers DISH TV service throughout its coverage area. Rise Broadband is headquartered in metro Denver. For more information, visit www.RiseBroadband.com.

About No Barriers Warriors
No Barriers Warriors is a non-profit organization empowering disabled veterans and transitioning service members as well as survivors of the fallen to break through barriers, find their inner purpose and contribute their best to the world. Learn more at NoBarriersWarriors.org.

Rise Media Contact:
Richard Abels
Abels Communication Company
(303) 779-6292

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