Sugarbush Resort to Host Military Families for a Day for Skiing and Winter Fun

01/06/2017

Warren, VT (January 6, 2017) – January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, and with fresh snow on the ground, Sugarbush Resort is ready to host Post-9/11 Veterans, Service Members and their Families for a free day of skiing and riding on Sunday, January 8, 2017. The free day of winter fun is made possible through Sugarbush’s ongoing partnership with Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program. Sugarbush will provide equipment (including adaptive ski gear), instructors, lift tickets and lessons for all participants.

This event is part of Home Base’s Adventure Series, a series of free events throughout the year aimed at strengthening Military Family bonds before, during and after deployment. Veterans and their Families may explore a new sport, connect with other military families, and learn more about the clinical services, education, and research offered by Home Base.

“Sugarbush is committed to providing affordable, family entertainment and look forward to offering Veterans and their families the opportunity to enjoy our winter pastime at the resort on Sunday,” added Win Smith, President of Sugarbush Resort.

For more information on Home Base or Home Base’s Adventure Series, please visit the Home Base website or contact Cassandra Falone. Registration is from 8:00 – 8:30 AM, with a brief presentation around 8:30 AM. For day-of media coverage, members of the media should call John Bleh at 802-249-5774.

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About Home Base: Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program, is dedicated to healing the invisible wounds of war for Post-9/11 Veterans, Service Members and their Families through world-class clinical care, wellness, education and research. As a National Center of Excellence, Home Base operates the largest private-sector clinic in the nation devoted to healing invisible wounds such as post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, anxiety, depression, co-occurring substance use disorder, military sexual trauma and family relationship challenges. Since its inception, Home Base has served more than 11,000 Veterans and Family Members with care and support, trained more than 45,000 clinicians, educators and community members nationally and remains at the forefront of discovering new treatments-- ensuring a brighter future for the 21st century Warrior and Military Family. For more information please visit www.homebase.orghttp://www.homebase.org/

About Sugarbush: Sugarbush Resort is a four-season mountain resort overlooking the Mad River Valley of central Vermont. With unparalleled recreational opportunities including, skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, golf and more, Sugarbush offers guests an authentic Vermont experience. Anchored by Clay Brook Hotel and Residences, the Resort features several lodging options, shopping and multiple restaurants. For more information, visit sugarbush.com or call 800.53.SUGAR.