2002 Phoenix donation to go to Prescott Earth Day Network.

Series - Grand Am Cup
Event - United Auto 250 at Phoenix International Raceway
Team - Orison Marketing - Planet Earth Motorsports
Drivers - Shane Lewis and Joe Nonnamaker

Phoenix, AZ -- Planet Earth Motorsports will be donating 10% of the #43 Orison Marketing - Planet Earth Motorsports Corvette's prize winnings to the Prescott Earth Day Network. Last year the team won the Grand-Am Compact event at Phoenix. This enabled the team to donate 10% of the 1st PLACE winnings to the Prescott Earth Day Network.

"The Prescott Earth Day Network is a perfect example of the organizations that we like to work with," stated Planet Earth Motorsports founder Will Nonnamaker. "The group is based in the local area near our event at Phoenix International Speedway. The Prescott Earth Day Network's focus is on POSITIVE potentials to make our World a better place."

The Orison Marketing - Planet Earth Motorsports Corvette will be racing at the Speedway on Saturday - April 20th at 3 pm. Support for Planet Earth Motorsports' sixth campaign year comes from Evapo Rust, GOJO, Miracle Sweep, Orison Marketing, & US Filter.

Also on Saturday, April 20th will be the Prescott Earth Day Network' 3rd Annual Earth Day Community Celebration 2002 from 11am to 4pm at Granite Creek Park. Over one thousand people attended the celebration last year. The success of this event is based on the participating thirty five community organizations, and support from APS, EV Solar, New Frontiers Natural Foods, Open Space Alliance, Planet Earth Motorsports, Kestrel High School, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and Prescott College.

The Earth Day Community Celebration is a free, fun filled, all ages event which features local musical performances and speakers from the main stage, organization information tables, an awards ceremony from the Prscott Earth Day Network and the Yavapai County Fund for the Environment, and a parade. The event this year has expanded to include socially oriented organizations from Prescott and the surrounding area.

The mission of Prescott Earth Day Network is to celebrate the wonder and beauty of our magnificent Planet through education, music, and performance. To embrace the most diverse number of Prescott residents by raising the environmental consciousness of all participants and promoting a spirit of community through participation in local and global environmental concerns.

Infromation of Interest:

Orison Marketing, L.L.C. specializes in advanced environmental products and custom“ green programs”. Their unique approach to problem solving provides the customer with safe, effective, and economical long term solutions for cleaning, maintenance and corrosion related issues. Their services and products are utilized worldwide in the military, commercial industry, and retail.

Planet Earth Motorsports was founded in 1996 by Will Nonnamaker in an effort to educate the automotive industry about environmentally safe practices.

Phoenix Promotions is a professional race car preperation shop that has been racing in professional street stock endurance racing since 1984. The team has a record of thirty victories, twenty five pole positions, twenty two fastest race laps, four Manufacturer Championships, four Driver Championships, and four Team Championships. In addition to the #43 Orison Marketing Planet Earth Motorsports Corvette that competes in the Grand Sports I class of the Grand Am Cup, Phoenix Promotions is also repsonsible for the preparation of the HRPWorld.com Racing team that competes in the Sports Touring I and II class of the Grand Am Cup.

Websites of interest: www.orisonllc.com/ www.p-e-m.com/ www.grandamcup.com/ www.phoenixproracing.com/

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