Jiminy Peak to be Honored For "Green" Efforts at AltWheels Festival in Boston, MA

By AlpineZone News |
Sep 28 2007 - 08:41 PM

HANCOCK, Massachusetts — Jiminy Peak will be honored on Friday, September 28th as a recipient of a “Green Pioneer” award at the AltWheels Alternative Transportation & Energy Festival at City Hall Plaza in Boston, MA. Joseph O’Donnell, CEO of Boston Culinary Group and 50% owner of Jiminy Peak, will be on hand to receive the award from Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino and NPR correspondent Christopher Lyden.

The AltWheels Green Pioneer awards recognize regional leaders who are creating a greener future. Each awardee is a leader in efforts to reduce our reliance on oil and offer leadership for others to follow. The award ceremony is only one part of the east coast’s largest alternative transportation and energy festival. Last year more than 20,000 people attended.

Celebrating its fifth year, AltWheels continues to bring the latest in technology to the public where they can kick the tires of the latest in auto technology with more than 70 fuel-efficient vehicles, take a ride on electric bicycles, see bio-diesel vehicles, watch bio-diesel being made, view solar panels in action, learn more about how they can save energy and more.

Jiminy Peak is the largest ski and snowboard resort in Southern New England and the only mountain resort in North America to generate its own power using alternative wind energy. For more information, visit jiminypeak.com.