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The Grassroots Outdoor Alliance congratulates Lillie Gilbert for the excellent profile in the Virginian-Pilot this week. Lillie Gilbert, Owner of Wild River Outfitters, has been working hard for her community with conservation, local stewardship and exploring the outdoors. The local outdoor shop has been serving the Virginia Beach area with quality outdoor gear and adventure trips. Lillie and Wild River Outdoors are proud members of the Grassroots Outdoor Alliance, a group of independent outdoor shops dedicated to the sustainability of the specialty outdoor channel.
Recently, The Virginian-Pilot profiled Lillie Gilbert and Wild River Outfitters, read more about Lillie here http://content.hamptonroads.com/story.cfm?story=135073&ran=134428
About Wild River Outfitters
Wild River Outfitters grew from backyard boat sales in 1976 with one employee, R.E.B. Stewart, to the incorporated storefront it is today. In 1979 R.E.B. asked paddlers Lillie Gilbert and Nancy Andrews if they wanted to become business partners as the little business grew. Along with hiker Bud Franklin, the 4 partners incorporated in 1980. Although we have grown over the years, our passion for the outdoors has never changed. We maintain the highest integrity in our business dealings and have a great reputation, nationwide. Give us a chance to help you enjoy the outdoors and encourage responsible stewardship of our environment. Lillie is the only original member of the group still employed by WRO.
About Grassroots Outdoor Alliance
The Grassroots Outdoor Alliance is a group of independent outdoor shops dedicated to the sustainability of the specialty outdoor channel and the quality of the outdoor enthusiast’s experience. We stand together to help facilitate a market for performance-oriented, revolutionary products, create a unified marketing presence for high quality, local outdoor specialists, and help protect and sustain the quality and access to the environment on a local, national and global level.