Croakies Announces Industry Happy Hour at Outdoor Retailer in Support of Parks4Kids Utah

July 20, 2017

JACKSON, Wyo. (July 20, 2017) – Croakies, manufacturer of industry-leading outdoor eyewear retention products, who is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year, announces an industry happy hour in support of Parks4Kids Utah to take place at the summer Outdoor Retailer show at booth #23027 on Day 1, July 26.

In conjunction with Outdoor Industry Association and the Outdoor Foundation, the event will serve as a fundraiser and community gathering for the industry, raising awareness for Parks4Kids Utah and helping inspire current and future generations of outdoor enthusiasts. In exchange for a $5 donation, attendees will receive an exclusive Parks4Kids Croakies retainer and unlimited beer refills, with 100% of the proceeds going directly to Parks4Kids Utah.

“Outdoor Foundation is grateful to Croakies for supporting our Parks4Kids Utah projects,” said Ivan Levin, Interim Executive Director, Outdoor Foundation. “Like so many Outdoor Retailer attendees, Croakies appreciates all that the Salt Lake City community and the people of Utah have done to support the show over the years – their generosity directly supports Utah kids getting outdoors on national public lands.”

The event runs from 4:30pm – 6:30pm, so come out, see the new gear, enjoy some beverages, and support Parks4Kids Utah at the Croakies booth.

“With this marking the final Outdoor Retailer in the state of Utah, we couldn’t think of a better way to invite the industry to the Croakies booth than to rally support for an exceptional project like Parks4Kids Utah, dedicated to inspiring the everyday adventurer in all of us for many generations to come,” said Chris McCullough, Croakies VP of Marketing.

To learn more about Croakies’ latest collection of eyewear retainers and outdoor lifestyle accessories, and to stay up to date on upcoming events and promotions in conjunction with the brand’s 40th Anniversary, croakies.com.


About Croakies

Often imitated but never duplicated, the original Croakies were invented in 1977 by a local ski patrolman from Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming. Today, Croakies is still proudly headquartered in the mountains of the American West, with most of its production in Bozeman, Montana. With Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks as a backyard, the brand’s inspiration remains unchanged: to create best-in-class retention products that inspire everyday adventure and provide comfort, style, durability, and functionality to active people of all ages. For more information about Croakies and its latest product line, please visit croakies.com or follow them on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter using @croakies. Croakies is part of the Hilco Vision portfolio of brands.

About the Outdoor Foundation

The charitable arm of Outdoor Industry Association, Outdoor Foundation is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to inspiring and growing future generations of outdoor leaders and enthusiasts. Through youth engagement, community investment, and participation research, the Foundation works with young leaders and partners to mobilize a major cultural shift that leads all Americans to the great outdoors.

About Outdoor Industry Association

Based in Boulder, Colo., with offices in Washington, D.C., Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is the leading trade association for the outdoor industry and the title sponsor of Outdoor Retailer. OIA unites and serves over 1200 manufacturer, supplier, sales representative and retailer members through its focus on trade and recreation policy, sustainable business innovation and outdoor participation. For more information, visit outdoorindustry.org or call 303.444.3353.

Media Contact:

Chris McCullough – Croakies VP of Marketing – chrism@croakies.com – (206) 450-7028