Go Pink with Waterville Valley on Superbowl Sunday, Feb. 5

By AlpineZone News |
Jan 28 2006 - 03:56 PM

WATERVILLE VALLEY, New Hampshire ??” Waterville Valley Resort is halfway to reaching its giving goal of $5000 to benefit the Boarding for Breast Cancer Foundation (B4BC) and their efforts to educate young women about the significance of early breast cancer detection and the importance of an active lifestyle. To date, 114 resort employees have pledged to donate 1 or more hours of their pay to benefit the cause of the B4BC. To raise additional funds, Waterville Valley will also host a pink rail jam and a pink auction on February 5.

Registration for the rail jam is from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. and includes a lift ticket, goodie bags stuffed with event sponsor swag and raffle ticket for a pink product toss at the end of the day. Competitors will have a meeting at 11 a.m. and the jam will kick-off at 12 p.m. The $40 registration fee, $25 for Threedom pass holders, will go towards the resort ?giving goal’ to be donated to the B4BC.

Pink auction tickets will also be sold throughout the day where guests can win product from event sponsors; Thule, Smith Optics, Oakley, Strawberries Music & Video, Dekal, Merrell, Eastern Boarder, Rugged Bear, Joe Boxer, Tanger Outlet Center, Clif Bar, Wigwam, Forum, Waffle Haus, Life is Good, NH Old School, Kiss 108, T-Bars at Waterville Valley and Volcom.

“The dedication of the employees at Waterville Valley has aided in surpassing our goal of 100 pledges to the Boarding for Breast Cancer foundation,” said Human Resources Director Scott Smith. “We still have some time left and hope to get every employee involved in this great snow sports driven organization.”

B4BC was started in 1996 by professional snowboarders Tina Basich and Shannon Dunn, Black Sun Productions owner Lisa Hudson and W.i.g. (Women in General) magazine publisher Kathleen Gasperini after friend Monica Steward passed away from complications of breast cancer after a two year battle.

For more information on going pink at Waterville Valley, visit www.waterville.com or call 1-800-GO VALLEY. For more info on Boarding for Breast Cancer, please visit www.b4bc.org.