Beginning May 11th, Tennessee Riverkeeper will begin our Stand Up for Our Rivers, Explore the Tennessee River 2013: Stand Up Paddle Board Challenge. Sean Miller, owner of Miller Fitness has taken the challenge to paddle from Chattanooga, TN to the AL/MS state line on a Stand Up Paddle Board. Karen Thomas, board president of Tennessee Riverkeeper, will be joining Sean in a canoe with volunteers on this 250 mile trip to raise awareness about the pollution issues that the Tennessee River faces and what can be and is currently being done to improve the water quality. The fundraising goal, benefitting the non-profit organizationTennessee Riverkeeper, for this event is $10,000.00 ($10 for each square mile of the Tennessee River watershed). 

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