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WINTERGREEN’S AWARD-WINNING SKI PATROL RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS
Adults and Youth Volunteers Sought

WINTERGREEN, Va.  (January 19, 2012) — The home of the “2011 Outstanding Ski Patrol in the Nation,” Wintergreen Resort, is recruiting volunteers for its award-winning Ski Patrol team.  

On February11 and 25, interested skiers will have the opportunity to ski with a Wintergreen Ski Patroller and experience firsthand exactly what a patroller does both on and off the slopes.  Minimum age to join the ski patrol is 15.  The Wintergreen Ski Patrol dedicates itself to ensuring the safety of the public using the mountain and serving the outdoor recreation industry by providing education, emergency care and safety services. 

Wintergreen’s Youth Patrol also is looking for interested skiers to join its mountain team and welcomes youth from 11-15 years of age to become part of the Youth Patrol.  Members receive basic first aid skills and CPR, ski the slopes for two hours on Saturdays. 

This month, Wintergreen Resort is recognizing Learn a Snow Sport Month and Ski and Snowboard Safety Week.  

For additional information about the Ski Patrol and Youth Patrol, visit www.wintergreenskipatrol.org

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About Wintergreen Resort: Wintergreen Resort is an 11,000-acre, four-season resort located in the Blue Ridge Mountains southwest of Charlottesville, Va. This beautiful hideaway is the ultimate vacation and conference spot, nearly 300 condominium-style accommodations; 45 holes of championship golf; snow skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing; an award-winning tennis program; a full-service, destination spa; 40,000 square feet of meeting and event space; and savory dining options. The resort is located adjacent to the Blue Ridge Parkway in beautiful central Virginia near Charlottesville, just 90 minutes from Richmond, Va., three hours from Washington, D.C. and Raleigh, N.C., five and a half hours from Philadelphia, and eight hours from Atlanta. For more information, guests can call (434) 325-2200 or visit the resort’s web site at www.wintergreenresort.com.

Media Contacts:
Dana Quillen
Wintergreen Resort 
(434) 325-8150
dquillen@wintergreenresort.com   
                
Karen Moraghan
Hunter Public Relations – East
(908) 876-5100
kmoraghan@hunter-pr.com