Okemo Employees Volunteer for EpicPromise Week

20 September 2019
LUDLOW, Vt. – September 20, 2019 – Dozens of Okemo employees and their family members descended on Ludlow’s West Hill Recreation Area to paint, dig, build, rake and clear brush on Saturday, September 14. They all donated their time and skills as part of Vail Resorts’ annual EpicPromise Week.  
More than 75 employees, family members and community members made improvements to the popular recreation area located a short distance from Okemo. A total of 400+ volunteer hours resulted in a freshly painted and trimmed fieldhouse, the clearing of two walking trails and the construction of three wooden bridges along those trails. A new trail sign and horseshoe pits were also installed. Okemo’s Executive Chef Mark Wiegand, and members of his culinary team, rewarded the volunteers with a delicious chicken barbecue lunch at the West Hill picnic pavilion.
 
EpicPromise Week is Vail Resorts’ company-wide, annual volunteer week. Each year, more than 2,500 employees, friends and family members band together to complete volunteer projects in each of the company’s resort communities. Inspired by Vail Resorts’ value to “do good,” EpicPromise is the corporate responsibility platform of Vail Resorts focuse on creating a more promising future for communities where the company’s resorts are located, Vail Resorts’ employees and the environment. Vail Resorts collaborates with more than 250 organizations and in 2018 contributed $11.4 million in community grants. More than 5,000 employees donated 26,284 hours of company-sponsored volunteer time.
 
More information about EpicPromise is available at epicpromise.com.
 
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Media Contacts:
Bonnie MacPherson, bjmacpherson@vailresorts.com, 802-228-1947
Jeff Wise, jwise@vailresorts.com, 802-760-8100
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. Vail Resorts’ subsidiaries operate 17 world-class mountain resorts and three urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Crested Butte in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Perisher, Falls Creek and Hotham in Australia; Stowe and Okemo in Vermont; Mt. Sunapee in New Hampshire; Stevens Pass in Washington; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Vail Resorts owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.




 
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