Wisconsin’s Door County has long been on my radar. Anyplace that’s hailed as “The Cape Cod of the Midwest,” has got a lot to live up to. I wasn’t disappointed when I recently visited. Much of the Door Peninsula is rural with agriculture – farms, orchards, and wineries – and numerous little villages tucked into bays along the coastline.
Registration for Colorado Ski Country USA’s (CSCUSA) 5th and 6th Grade Passport Programs is underway for the 2015/16 ski season. The programs introduce fifth and sixth graders to skiing and snowboarding by giving fifth graders free access, and sixth graders discounted access, to 20 Colorado’s ski resorts.
Public relations industry leader Ed Lewi, founder of the New York Capital Region public relations agency that managed media relations for the XIII Olympic Winter Games, media relations and marketing efforts for The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) since the late 1970s, and produced the annual Albany Ski Show, has died. He was 81.
The snow's coming in less than 100 days. The colors are about to turn, so it's your last hurrah to jump in a mountain lake, hike high peaks with the pooch, cycle amid the wildflowers.
Northstar California Resort appointed Marcie Bradley as the resort’s senior manager of communications. Bradley will oversee all aspects of communications and public relations at Northstar – including strategic planning and resort messaging, development and management of media relations and will act as a key liaison between Northstar and community stakeholders.
Echo Mountain Resort has appointed Jace Wirth as the director of guest services. Wirth will oversee the resort’s marketing, sales, ski school and alpine racing team departments.
Northstar California Resort is the site of the Autumn Food and Wine Festival Fri., Sept. 11- Sun., Sept. 13. Connoisseurs of wine and cuisine delicacies can savor new flavors and expand their culinary knowledge on the mountain and in The Village at Northstar California. The three-day event is full of food-themed activities, events, expositions, seminars, and fun for the whole family.
The annual Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Induction Weekend is set for Sept. 18-19 in Ishpeming, Mich. Some 10 snow world legends will be inducted.
World champion ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson from Park City, Utah underwent knee surgery this week and will be out for the season. Hendrickson, who injured her right knee in a training accident in August 2013 leading up to the Sochi Olympics, reinjured the knee during jump training in June.
Sugarbush Resort has put together two golf deals at their Golf Club, designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. One is "$30 Thursdays" where foursomes can play for $30 per person after 11 a.m. on Thursdays. Be sure to mention “$30 Thursdays” when making the reservation; the $120 tee time fee also must be paid when making your reservation. It’s a savings as greens fees Mon.-Thurs. during prime or shoulder season run between $70-95 per person.