Those who buy lift tickets on Mondays at Baldy Mountain Resort will also be giving back to local charities with the latest campaign Meaningful Mondays. Photo courtesy of Gary McBride

Baldy Mountain Resort gives a lift to charities

South Okanagan ski hill launches Meaningful Mondays

Baldy Mountain Resort is giving a lift to charities in the Okanagan-Boundary region.

The new campaign, called Meaningful Mondays, will see $2 from each lift ticket sold on Mondays until the end of February going back to local charities.

“This is our first season launching Meaningful Mondays, and we couldn’t be more excited to see how it works. These groups do amazing work for our region and we want to recognize that by helping them raise money and awareness,” said Baldy general manager Andy Foster.

Leading up to each Monday, Baldy will be working closely with each of the participating groups to get the word out so as much money as possible can be raised for the charity. As part of the program, each group will host informational displays and presentations on the mountain.

Related: Baldy Mountain Resort ready to celebrate opening day

On Jan. 14, Highway to Healing, a charity that assists families in Oliver who require medical care that is not locally available will be on the hill. Valley First — Feed the Valley will be the beneficiary on Jan. 28, followed by Southern Okanagan Secondary School on Feb. 4. The BCSPCA Okanagan/Similkameen branch will be on the hill on Feb. 11 and then on Feb. 25 Houdini the Great Horned Owl will visit the mountain for a presentation by the South OKanagan Rehabilitation Centre for Owls.

“We really see this as a model win-win-win for the industry where great causes get valuable exposure and fundraising. Skiers can feel great about their ski day and we can help a few more people than usual get up to Baldy to experience the magic of the mountains and cure their case of the Mondays,” said marketing co-ordinator Andrew Zwicker.

To report a typo, email: editor@pentictonwesternnews.com.


@PentictonNews
newstips@pentictonwesternnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Planned power outages coming in Penticton

Planned power outages will affect a portion of the city

Sedin twins, NHL ref among 2019 BC Hockey Hall of Fame inductees

Former Vancouver Canucks players Henrik and Daniel Sedin will be inducted this summer in Penticton

Okanagan city’s snow removal bylaw holding steady

Despite some last minute powderings Penticton snow removal budget remains strong

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Sunny days ahead

It’s beginning to feel like spring in Kelowna

Defiant vigil starts healing in New Zealand after massacre

Police say the gunman in the shooting that killed 50 acted alone

Avalanche control planned east of Revelstoke this afternoon

Highway 1 will be closed intermittently between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Marijuana production expansion proposed near Okanagan Rail Trail

A rezoning application from The Flowr Group will be presented to council today

Man enters unlocked B.C. home with knife, sexually assaults 22-year-old

Investigation ongoing after woman sexually assaulted in Greater Victoria early Sunday morning

Trudeau fills vacancy in cabinet with B.C. MP Joyce Murray

Murray, 64, was elected in 2008 and served previously as a minister in B.C.’s provincial government

Gunman kills 3 on Dutch tram; mayor says terror likely

Utrecht police release photo of 37-year-old man born in Turkey who is ‘associated with the incident’

Kelowna Muslim students hold vigil to support New Zealand victims

A vigil will be held Monday night at UBC Okanagan

Facebook announces changes to political advertising to meet new federal rules

Bill C-76 bans the use of money from foreign entities to conduct partisan campaigns

Most Read