With natural snow already on Deer Valley’s peaks, temperatures dropping this week and plenty of snowmaking going on, Deer Valley Resort’s 2008/2009 winter season will commence this Saturday, December 6th. The Resort will kick off the season by celebrating the life of its founder, Edgar B. Stern Jr., who passed away in October at the age of 86.
The ceremony, “A Celebration of the Life of Edgar Stern,” is open to the public and will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 6th on the Snow Park Lodge (base area lodge) Plaza. Speakers will include Bob Wheaton, Deer Valley Resort president and general manager, Gil Williams, president of
The Snow Park Lounge will be re-dedicated and re-named this winter in honor of the Resort founder. The “Edgartini” will be the featured cocktail in the lounge that afternoon/evening, made Edgar’s favorite way – with Beefeater gin, straight up, extra dry, with a twist. From 3 to 6 p.m., featured entertainment in the Lounge will be the Salt Lake City Saints, also performing Dixieland Jazz. At 4:15 p.m., the
Thirty percent of ticket sales from Deer Valley Resort’s opening day will be donated (10% each) to the Stern family’s chosen charities:
...with a memo reference in the check "Alzheimer's
“The Alzheimer's Association”
...with a memo reference in the check "In memory of Edgar B. Stern, Jr."
…with memo reference on the check “In memory of Edgar B. Stern, Jr.”
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