Burton Supports Women’s March On DC

by The Editors on January 19, 2017

Donna Carpenter, the CEO of Burton Snowboards, has decided to help out employees who are making their way to Washington DC for the Women’s March on Washington on January 21, 2017, according to a story in Cosmopolitan Magazine. Donna is giving employees who want to go two nights lodging and $250 cash towards travel. How’s that for support?

I knew there would be a lot of Burton women who were making the effort to get down to Washington,” Donna said. “They’re that type of people. We’re in Vermont, in Bernie-land. I had a lot of employees who were volunteering for Bernie [Sanders]. But it’s a long way from Burlington to Washington, D.C. For me, it’s all about numbers. What they need are numbers to make a point.

Not only does Burton live in Bernie-land, Bernie is like family to the company (literal family) so it makes sense. It will also be nice for everyone to get out in the streets of DC the day after Friday’s events. For more thoughts from Donna, click the link.

[Link: Cosmopolitan]

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done buying burton January 19, 2017 at 2:08 pm

Waste of time and money. Bernie supports ideology that would lead to Burton-like companies becoming state-owned entities with no incentive to create new technology. CEO is blind leading the blind

done buying burton January 19, 2017 at 2:16 pm

Burton CEO wants to support and respect women’s rights, but goes ahead and posts playboy pictures of nude women on their snowboards? This doesnt make any sense

Kevin Brough January 20, 2017 at 5:55 am

Here are a few who march for my daughter
She would if she could, you know it

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