Rise Broadband Opens Nominations for 3rd Annual Wounded Veterans Mountain Training Expedition

Twelve Vets Will Be Chosen for All-Expenses-Paid Colorado Program
Through No Barriers Warriors

DENVER – March 15, 2017 – 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 Rocky Mountain Veterans Expedition.

“We are honored to again work with No Barriers USA to actively help wounded veterans overcome obstacles and reconnect with their communities through this exceptional program,” said David Heimbach, Rise’s Chief Operating Officer.

With Rise Broadband’s continued engagement, twelve nominees will be chosen for the fully-paid Rocky Mountain Veterans Expedition in Rise’s home state of Colorado from September 23-30, 2017. The week-long expedition includes off-site preparation and a 40-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:

  • 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 accepted.
  • Nominees must live in CO, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MO, MN, NE, NV, OK, SD, TX, UT, WI, or WY.
  • Deadline for all nominations is Sunday, May 28, 2017.

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

About Rise Broadband
Rise Broadband is the largest fixed wireless internet service provider in the US; offering affordable high-speed broadband (internet and phone) services in 16 states. Established in 2005 as JAB Wireless, Inc., Rise serves nearly 200,000 residential and business accounts in rural and suburban areas throughout the Midwest, Rocky Mountain and Southwest regions. The company also offers DISH and DIRECTV service as well as PC Care; a one-stop resource for residential tech assistance. Rise is headquartered in Englewood (metro Denver), Colorado and more information can be found at www.RiseBroadband.com.

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

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