Two Family-Owned Companies with One Common Goal

By AlpineZone News |
Nov 30 2009 - 10:22 AM

HENNIKER, New Hampshire — Pats Peak, New Hampshire’s premier family snowsports destination, announces the fourth year of a partnership with Grappone Automotive Group, making Grappone Automotive the official dealership of the ski area.

“We are excited to continue our partnership with a local family-owned business. The partnership offers value to each organization while offering a quality product to consumers on all levels,” comments Kris Blomback, General Manager of Pats Peak.

This sponsorship gives both parties great visibility and further solidifies Grappone Automotive Group as the dealership of choice for snowsports enthusiasts and like-minded consumers. Under this partnership, Grappone Automotive Group continues to provide significant joint marketing and advertisement programs, as well as display vehicles for the ski area. During the month of November, Grappone Automotive will provide customers two Pats Peak Season Passes with every purchase. For more information on this promotion, go to

More about Grappone Automotive Group:

Grappone Automotive Group has been meeting New Hampshire’s automotive needs for over 85 years. Grappone Automotive is one of the largest privately owned companies in New Hampshire. Their unwavering work ethic and family ideals have made them successful and have enabled them to effectively adapt to a changing industry and economic climate. While they continually rededicate themselves to provide the very best in quality information, products, sales and services to their customers, their core values remain constant and unwavering. They’re building a better future for their customers, their Company and their community. That’s a Grappone Promise. Grappone Automotive Group is located at exit 12S off I-93 in Bow, NH, 800-528-8993,

More about Pats Peak:

Pats Peak is in its 47th consecutive ski and snowboard season under the Patenaude family ownership. Pats Peak has 22 well-groomed trails for all abilities, 7 gladed areas, 3 terrain parks, a snowtubing park, 10 high-capacity lifts, 100 percent snowmaking and some of the most challenging skiing in Southern New Hampshire.

Pats Peak has a Weekday Learn to Ski and Ride Program for more than 8,000 kids from over 100 local schools and a Weekend Learn to Ski and Ride Program for adults and children, on either Saturday or Sunday for seven consecutive weeks. There are more than 70 Adult/Corporate Racing teams in the Adult/Corporate Racing League. Many adults participate in the weekday Adult Ski & Snowboard Clinics, with half-day instruction, for all ability levels. Pats Peak has 100% of its trails and slopes lit for night skiing/riding and is one of the state’s most accessible learn-to-ski-and-snowboard mountains, with three separate beginner areas.

During the “Other Season of Pats Peak”, Pats Peak Banquet Center is the perfect location for wedding receptions, parties, company meetings, company outings, or any social gathering!

Pats Peak is located in Henniker, NH, just twenty minutes from Concord, forty minutes from Manchester, and ninety minutes from Boston. The latest information, snow conditions, photos and events are available at or call 1-888-Pats Peak (1-888-728-7732).