LEAF Partner Planet Connect Contest Finalists Announced!
Mar 29, 2011 10:00 AM ET
With the help of their judging panel, Planet Connect has selected the 15 finalists of the 2011 Get Green Video Contest, where they asked high school students to “Show Us Your Ocean Connection.”“We have been amazed at the creativity and wealth of environmental knowledge that students from around the nation have shown us,” said the team at Planet Connect. Read more at Volcom's New Future Blog... About L.E.A.F.:
L.E.A.F., Leaders of Environmental Action Films, an Inside the Outdoors Foundation project, is a group of individuals, organizations and companies that have come together to empower youth to become leaders in the environment, through the powerful art of film and technology. This created a library of creative and effective student public service announcements that can be utilized by non-profit environmental agencies for their local to global outreach campaigns. L.E.A.F. celebrity partners include Ed Begley Jr., Charles Hambleton and actress Tanna Fredrick. Volcom and etnies with Planet Connect are presenting partners with support from the City of Newport Beach, Newport Beach Film Festival, Inside the Outdoors Foundation, OC Parks, ESPN X Games, Alliance for Climate Education (ACE), American Renewable Energy Day (AREDAY), Participant Media’s Take Part, Firewire Surfboards, Wahoo’s Fish Taco, Festival of Children Foundation, Plastic Pollution Coalition, Environmental Media Associates (EMA), The Active Empire (Ate), Project Save Our Surf (PSOS), Kids vs. Global Warming, Imatter, UC Irvine Center for Educational Partnerships, Municipal Water District of Orange County, and others. For more information visit http://www.leaf-rocks.com. About Volcom:
Volcom is an innovative designer, marketer and distributor of premium quality young men’s and women’s clothing, accessories and related products. The Volcom brand, symbolized by The Stone, is athlete-driven, creative and forward thinking. Volcom has consistently followed its motto of “youth against establishment,” and the brand is inspired by the energy of youth culture. Volcom branded products are sold throughout the United States and internationally. Volcom’s news announcements and SEC filings are available through the company’s website at www.volcom.com VOLC12681