Eagle County Employees at Vail and Beaver Creek Selected to Participate in Vail Resorts Epic Volunteers Program

13 May 2014
This spring and summer eight employees of Vail, Beaver Creek, and Colorado Mountain Express (CME) are participating in Vail Resorts Epic Volunteers program. Started in 2013 as a part of Vail Resorts Echo, Epic Volunteers developed from employee requests to have more robust volunteer opportunities. As a result, the program now provides up to 50 Vail Resorts employees each year with 40 hours of paid time off to volunteer for the charity of their choice, anywhere in the world.
The current Eagle County Epic Volunteers are supporting domestic and international organizations including the Colorado Trail Foundation, The Cycle Effect, the Betty Ford Children's Center, Camp Agape NW, Timmy Global Health, and Poured Out
  • Brittany Tartarilla– Vail Hospitality HR – The Betty Ford Children’s Center, healing and counseling for children whose parents are battling addiction.
  • Lauren Phillips– Vail Ski Patrol –Camp Agape, family camp counselor for cancer patients.
  • Kroger Schwartz– Vail Ski Patrol – Camp Agape, family camp counselor for cancer patients.
  • Jen Silva– Vail Ski Patrol – Timmy Global Health Dominican Republic, medical services trip.
Beaver Creek
  • Joseph Clark– Mountain Ops/Guest Services – Poured Out – Haiti, week-long mission to improve water filters that support at risk populations.
  • Curt Dodson– Mountain Ops/Guest Services – Poured Out – Haiti, week-long mission to improve water filters that support at risk populations.
  • Sandra Butler– Mountain Ops – Colorado Trail Foundation, build and maintain a section of the Colorado Trail near Buena Vista.
Colorado Mountain Express
  • Claire Christensen– CME Marketing – The Cycle Effect, enhance the lives of young women through mountain biking.
The next opportunity for Vail Resorts employees to apply for the Epic Volunteers program will be this summer. All full-time year-round and full-time seasonal Vail Resorts employees with 750 hours of service can apply. Through two application cycles each year, Epic Volunteers can work with the charity or project of their choice, domestically or abroad.

For more information about Vail Resorts Echo or the Epic Volunteers program, visit www.vailresortsecho.com.


Vail Resorts Echo
Corporate sustainability has always been fundamental for Vail Resorts. Through Vail Resorts Echo, our sustainability program, we hope to connect our communities to our efforts - from on the ground conservation programs to grants for local nonprofits and scholarships to local students. Aimed at both protecting the natural resources that surround the resorts and helping build stronger communities where our employees live and work, Vail Resorts Echo encompasses three core efforts: environmental stewardship, charitable giving and community engagement. Learn more about Vail Resorts Echo at www.vailresortsecho.com.
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Canyons in Park City, Utah; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.


Liz Biebl

Director, Brand Communications
Email: ebiebl@vailresorts.com
Phone: (303) 404-1831

Sara Lococo

Senior Communications Manager
Email: slococo@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970) 496-3210

Ashley L. Smith

Sr. Communications Specialist
Email: alsmith@vailresorts.com
Phone: 970 496 7402
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