FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Angel Fire Offers Unique Peer-to-Peer Lessons
Ski, Snowboard Lessons for Vets, by Vets at Military Winterfest
ANGEL FIRE, N.M. (Jan. 19, 2016) – This year organizers at the 2nd Annual Military Winterfest have expanded its unique Vet2Vet program that offers ski and snowboard lessons for vets, by vets. “We have several highly skilled ski and snowboard instructors who also have served in the Army, Air Force and Marines,” said Robin May, director of the Angel Fire Ski and Snowboard School. “Our veteran instructor team is ready to teach their fellow vets on a peer-to-peer basis. They have a unique perspective having served our country and teaching a sport that they love.”
Lessons and equipment are being offered to Military Winterfest registrants at half the regular price. Vet2Vet lesson reservations for every age and ability level are highly recommended and should be made no later than 48 hours before arriving. After booking lessons vets should meet in front of the Ski and Snowboard School sign at 9:45 a.m. or 1:45 p.m. ready to go, he said.
To book Vet2Vet lessons during one of the following three group sessions call (844) 218-4107.
Vet2Vet Group Instruction Schedule:
- Fri. Feb. 19, 2 – 3:45 p.m.
- Sat. Feb. 20, 10 – 11:45 a.m.
- Sat. Feb. 20, 2 – 3:45 p.m.
Additionally, vets with special needs are urged to sign up two-weeks in advance for Angel Fire’s Adaptive Program (844) 218-4107.
MILITARY WINTERFEST REGISTRATION DETAILS
To take advantage of the exclusive Military discounts and all Winterfest activities participants must register: Advanced Online Registration: $20 individuals, $30 families; Onsite Registration: $35 individuals, $45 families. Registration includes all activities all week long, including: the Saturday night dinner with live musical entertainment (seating limited); VIP access to all outdoor and indoor events; a VIP Gift bag; a collectable Military Challenge Coin, discounted lift tickets; half-priced equipment rentals and lessons. Register in advance at bit.ly/Military_Winterfest.
Active Duty, National Guard, Reserve, veterans, retirees, dependent families and Gold Star families are eligible to participate but must have a valid identification card or other proof of service. Veterans who are classified as 100% disabled get in for free to all Military Winterfest activities.
The registration fees paid when attending Military Winterfest 2016 are tax-deductible and directly supports the National Veterans Wellness & Healing Center which provides treatment for military individuals and families that suffer with Post Traumatic Stress — the “Invisible Wounds of War.”
Key partners in Military Winterfest 2016: National Veterans Wellness & Healing Center of Angel Fire, event host and organizer; the Angel Fire Resort, 5-star corporate sponsor; and funded in part by the Village of Angel Fire Lodgers Tax.
For updates see Facebook.com/MilitaryWinterfest.