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Anonymous Participant Family Gives $10,000 Match to Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports to Use During Nationally Recognized #GivingTuesday Campaign on Dec. 2

KILLINGTON, Vt. (Nov. 21, 2014) – – For the first time, Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, the largest nonprofit in Vermont to provide sports and recreational programming on a daily, year-round basis for people with disabilities, will participate in the nationally recognized charitable giving campaign, #GivingTuesday on Dec. 2. It will harness the generosity of an anonymous Vermont Adaptive family participant, who has gifted a matching gift challenge of $10,000 to be used to leverage additional funds. The organization’s goal is to raise $20,000 during this campaign. MORE

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Kinney Subaru Keeps Its Love Local with Vermont Adaptive During the Seventh Annual “Share the Love” Event; For Every New Vehicle Purchased, $250 Will Be Donated to the Charity

KILLINGTON, Vt. (Nov. 6, 2014) – Kinney Subaru has selected Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports for the second year in a row as its sixth choice as a charitable beneficiary during Subaru of America, Inc.’s “Share the Love” event beginning in November. The two organizations have joined forces to raise money for sports and recreational programs for people with disabilities. MORE

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Vermont Adaptive Selected as One of Five Finalists in VSECU’s We Care 2 Program

KILLINGTON, Vt. (Jan. 23, 2014) -- – Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, the largest non-profit in Vermont to offer year-round sports and recreation statewide for people with disabilities, has been named one of five finalists in VSECU’s We Care 2 Program. VSECU, a credit union for all Vermonters, will donate $20,000 to two of the five finalists, based on credit union members voting for the charity of their choice. Vermont Adaptive is asking all VSECU members to support adaptive sports by voting for the organization when they receive their ballots. MORE

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UNITED STATES ASSOCIATION OF BLIND ATHLETES TO PARTNER WITH VERMONT ADAPTIVE SKI AND SPORTS FOR SEVENTH ANNUAL WINTER SKI FESTIVAL, FEB. 7-10

KILLINGTON, Vt. (Jan. 21, 2014) -- – The United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA), in partnership with Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, will host the seventh annual Winter Ski Festival at Pico Mountain in Killington, from Feb. 7-10. The event is the largest annual gathering in the United States of skiers who are blind and visually impaired. MORE

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Kinney Subaru Keeps Its Love Local with Vermont Adaptive During the Sixth Annual “Share the Love” Event; For Every New Vehicle Purchased, $250 Could Be Donated to the Charity

KILLINGTON, Vt. (Nov. 13, 2013) – – Kinney Subaru has selected Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports as its sixth choice as a charitable beneficiary during Subaru of America, Inc.’s “Share the Love” event beginning in November. The two organizations have joined forces to raise money for sports and recreational programs for people with disabilities. MORE

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$1.3 Million Andrea Mead Lawrence Lodge at Pico Mountain Slated to Open with Ribbon Cutting Nov. 8 and Public Open House Nov. 9

KILLINGTON, Vt. (Oct. 15, 2013) – Officials from Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports and the Pico Ski Education Foundation will officially open the doors to their new home, the Andrea Mead Lawrence Lodge at Pico Mountain, with a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. An open house will be held Saturday, Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. with a wine and cheese celebration at 4 p.m. Volunteers, athletes, local residents, state and local officials, donors, and the general public are invited to attend these events, which will showcase this first-of-its-kind in Vermont, state-of-the-art facility. MORE

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Bode Miller’s Turtle Ridge Foundation Donates $100,000 to Vermont Adaptive and the new Andrea Mead Lawrence Lodge at Pico Mountain

KILLINGTON, Vt. (Oct. 10, 2013) – Erin Fernandez, executive director of Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, the largest year-round organization in the state to offer daily adaptive sports programs to people with disabilities, today announced a partnership with the Turtle Ridge Foundation, in which the Foundation has donated $100,000 to the organization’s new permanent state headquarters at Pico Mountain. MORE

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New 5K Trail Run at Bolton Valley Ski Area Saturday, Aug. 31 to Benefit Adaptive Sports
100 percent of the proceeds from this Labor Day Weekend event will be donated to Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports

BOLTON, Vt. (July 30, 2013) – – The Nordic Trails at Bolton Valley Ski Area will be filled with trail runners on Saturday, Aug. 31, as the 1st Annual Bolton Valley 5K to Benefit Vermont Adaptive kicks off the Labor Day Weekend festivities at the ski area. Held last year as Run Strong Vermont, a fundraiser to benefit those rebuilding from Tropical Storm Irene destruction in the Waterbury area, the event will now benefit the state’s largest volunteer-based nonprofit serving sports and recreation to people of all disabilities, with many program locations including Bolton Valley. Monies raised will be used toward skiing and snowboarding programs with Vermont Adaptive. MORE

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Vermont Adaptive and the Pico Ski Education Foundation Unveil the New $1.3 Million Andrea Mead Lawrence Lodge at Pico Mountain in Honor of Skiing Icon

KILLINGTON, Vt. (Dec. 5, 2012) – Erin Fernandez, executive director of Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, the largest year-round organization in the state to offer daily adaptive sports programs to people with disabilities, announced today that in partnership with Pico Ski Education Foundation and the Andrea Mead Lawrence family, the organization’s new headquarters will be named the Andrea Mead Lawrence Lodge at Pico Mountain. The Lawrence family has committed to help raise $250,000 necessary to complete the $1.3 million facility. MORE

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Vermont Adaptive and the Pico Ski Education Officially Break Ground on New $1.3 Million Building at Pico Mountain

KILLINGTON, Vt. (Nov. 1, 2012) – – Erin Fernandez, executive director of Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, the largest year-round organization in the state to offer daily adaptive sports programs to people with disabilities, announced today that the construction crew officially broke ground on the organization’s new state headquarters at Pico Mountain on Monday. Robert Naylor, president and co-founder of Naylor & Breen and the construction manager of the project, along with officials from Vermont Adaptive, Killington Resort and the Pico Ski Education Foundation, made the recommendation to begin foundation work now, in order to complete the construction of the building by late Summer 2013. MORE

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Vermont Adaptive and the Pico Ski Education Foundation Announce Robert Naylor of Naylor & Breen Builders, Inc. as Construction Manager for Its New $1.3 Million Building at Pico Mountain

KILLINGTON, Vt. (June 19, 2012) – – Erin Fernandez, executive director of Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, the largest year-round organization in the state to offer daily adaptive sports programs to people with disabilities, announced today that Naylor & Breen Builders, Inc. of Brandon, Vermont has been selected as the construction manager for the organization’s new $1.3 million building and permanent home at Pico Mountain. Robert Naylor, president and co-founder of Naylor & Breen, will serve as the project manager. The PEAK lodge campaign at Pico Mountain is the first of three-phases of Vermont Adaptive’s Permanent Homes Campaign. MORE

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Killington Community Comes Together at Sushi Yoshi, Raising More Than $22,000 for Vermont Adaptive’s New Permanent Home at Pico Mountain

KILLINGTON, Vt. (March 30, 2012) – More than 200 people enjoyed friendship, community and a full all-you-can-eat sushi spread at a special benefit hosted by the owners and entire staff at Sushi Yoshi in Killington last week. More than 200 tickets were sold to the event at $100 a piece and all ticket sale proceeds were donated to the PEAK lodge campaign, a capital campaign that began last summer to raise funds for a new permanent home at Pico Mountain for Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports and the Pico Ski Education Foundation. The two non-profit organizations plan to break ground on the $1.3 million building later this summer. MORE

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Program Coordinator from Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports One of Six Selected to Attend the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver

(KILLINGTON, WARREN and BOLTON, Vt. – Jan. 28, 2010) – – U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, has announced that Maggie Burke, a program coordinator for Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, is one of six coaches and program leaders selected to attend the 2010 Paralympic Experience Vancouver, March 10-17, 2010, in Vancouver, Canada. MORE

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