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The 24-hour lacrosse event will have the #1 ionized alkaline water at seven events in its cross-country tour

BALTIMORE (May 29, 2018) – This summer, Shootout for Soldiers (SFS) is teaming up with Essentia Water at events across the country. The Washington-based company, known for its proprietary process that produces ionized alkaline water, will keep players, spectators and volunteers hydrated at Shootout for Soldiers’ events. The partnership builds on the company’s passion for social good.

“I am so pleased and excited about the partnership between Shootout for Soldiers and Essentia Water,” said Merry Troper, executive director of Shootout for Soldiers. “Keeping attendees hydrated over the 24 hours is critical during our events so that SFS can achieve our mission of supporting Veterans through the game of lacrosse. I couldn’t be more grateful for their support and look forward to our partnership.”

“We are beyond excited to partner with Shootout for Soldiers,” said Antonio Torres, director of field marketing & events for Essentia Water. “Like SFS, we are passionate about helping people unlock their full potential to be the best version of themselves. We support their commitment to helping our nation’s heroes and are proud to partner with them to give back to those who served.”

Essentia will activate at seven events, including Atlanta (May 19-20), Baltimore (June 20-21), Washington D.C. (June 23-24), Philadelphia (June 26-27), Long Island, N.Y. (July 12-13), Murrieta, Calif. (August 11-12), and Seattle (August 18-19).

About Shootout For Soldiers:
Started by a group of high school students in Maryland, Shootout for Soldiers is a 24-hour lacrosse game benefiting our nation’s heroes. The mission of Shootout for Soldiers is to use the platform of lacrosse to engage communities with their local veterans and support their healthy and successful transition into civilian life by raising more than $2.5 million since its inception in 2012. To learn more, please visit or follow @SFSLacrosse on Twitter and @Shootoutforsoldiers on Instagram.

About Essentia Water, LLC:
The first ionized alkaline bottled water offered in the United States, Essentia’s philosophy is that a better you starts with a better water. Essentia is known for its unique ionization process which results in an alkaline water that is better at rehydrating1. Headquartered in Bothell, WA, Essentia Water, LLC pioneered ionized alkaline water in 1998 and the brand is now distributed widely across the United States. It’s the #1 alkaline water brand and the #1 selling bottled water brand in the natural channel2. To learn more about Essentia, please visit or connect with Essentia on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

1Results of a double-blind, placebo controlled clinical study with Essentia Water vs. a leading bottled water in healthy subjects over two hours following moderate aerobic exercise.
2IRI/SPINS/WFM P3 2018 Ending 3/25/18.


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