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Speaker Series

~Wintergreen Club Member Exclusive Event~ 

Wintergreen Resort presents this monthly forum to enhance the social and intellectually stimulating atmosphere that is unique to Wintergreen.

Listen. Learn. Engage!


An African Safari

Speakers: Poldi and Mark Ridge

Sunday, June 13
1 pm - 2 pm
The Crawford Room

Join Poldi and Mark Ridge for a visually exciting presentation of travel opportunities for our Members and their families. The event will take place in the Crawford Room, Mountain Inn. 

Register now - Event is for Wintergreen Club Members only and up to 2 guests

A Serving of Revenge

Book Launch of "A Serving of Revenge" 

Speaker: Morgan Armstrong and Wayne Dementi

Sunday, July 4
1 pm - 2 pm
Crawford Room

R. Morgan Armstrong, born in Martinsville, Virginia, was a prosecutor, trial attorney, and General District Court Judge there.  He attended Virginia Military Institute, received his BA degree from Duke University, and his law degree from the University of Richmond. During law school, he worked summers as a park ranger for the Army Corps of Engineers at Philpott Dam and during the summer of 1972 as a police officer for the City of Virginia Beach While a prosecutor, he helped organize and supervise a special police unit composed of state troopers, county deputies, and town police.  While a judge, he wrote the Unauthorized Practice of Law section of the Virginia District Court Judges Bench Book He joined the National Ski Patrol (NSP) in the fall of 1980. Armstrong served in every line officer position and most instructor positions.  He was elected director of the southern Division, then elected to two terms on the National Board of Directors for the NSP, chaired the Governance Committee, and in 2109 was inducted into the National Ski Patrol Hall of Fame. Upon his retirement from the bench, he moved to Wintergreen Resort with his wife, Jo Ann, and their dog, Bailey.  He enjoys working with the local ski patrol and writing. 

Register now - Event is for Wintergreen Club Members only and up to 2 guests. Every member that registers and attends the event will receive a signed copy of "A Serving of Revenge"


Exploring the Appalachian Trail 

Speaker: Mark J Wenger

Sunday, August 15
1 pm - 2 pm

Mark J Wenger is an architect by training and an outdoor enthusiast by passion.  Among his many pursuits is hiking and backpacking in the mountains of eastern United States which he has done for over 20 years.  Mark hails from Louisiana and came to Virginia many years ago in pursuit of graduate degrees at the University of Virginia and has stayed on in his adopted state of Virginia.  He not only hikes and backpacks but leads them as well.  He is active in the Appalachian Trail community having served several terms as president of the Tidewater Appalachian Trail Club and as executive director of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.  Finally, starting in 2003 and ending in 2011 he section hiked the entire Appalachian Trail.  He is here to spread the good news that with a minimum of equipment and some desire almost anyone can take up hiking and backpacking.  He will be sharing information and a great deal of show and tell so that you can get out there for some great fun on the trails.  

Register now - Event is for Wintergreen Club Members only and up to 2 guests


How to Appreciate Wine

Speaker: Luca Paschina

Sunday, September 19
1 pm - 2 pm
Shenandoah and Blue Ridge Rooms

Barboursville's resident winemaker since 1990, Luca Paschina of Piemonte holds the most diverse and extensive record of honors among all his peers in Virginia.

Register now - Event is for Wintergreen Club Members only and up to 2 guests


Why the Best are the Best

Speaker: Kevin Eastman

Saturday, November 20
5pm - 7pm
Mountain Inn Ballroom

Over his 40 years in the game at the collegiate and professional levels, Kevin Eastman has studied what makes the best the best – their habits, mindsets, strategies, and every day choices. 

Register now - Event is for Wintergreen Club Members only and up to 2 guests