The 5th Annual Boarding 4 Breast event held on Feb. 16 at Holiday Valley was, once again, a complete success. Imagine the perfect winter day - light snowfall, moderate temps and bright sunshine - we couldn’t have asked for better weather or better results.
It’s no secret that Holiday Valley Resort is rich in character. Countless front-line and behind the scenes employees work day in and day out to foster and create the culture that one would see each and every time they visit. One of these employees helping bring this character to life visually is staff videographer Ashley Baron, who films and produces videos for Holiday Valley. We were able to catch up with ‘Mini’ recently, so you could get to know the girl behind the lens cranking out these awesome videos …
Each month, Snowed-In focuses on an up-and-coming skier or snowboarder who comes to Ellicottville regularly to progress their talents. This month, we’re spotlighting a 7-year-old from Willoughby Hills, OH, a very young man who is constantly pushing himself to become a better rider. Introducing the “Youngest” Gun … Max Listati.
These past few winter months have yielded up-and-down weather, visiting faces both new and old, and another chapter written in Ellicottville’s storied history. Events such as Holiday Valley’s Boarding 4 Breast Cancer and HoliMont’s 50th Anniversary Gala show what people - both on the management and tourist sides - are made of. As fun as those events were, some of the best are yet to come. Although those upcoming aren’t all necessarily dedicated to a particular cause or charity, they still contain a certain uniqueness and tenacity to bring people in.
Shepherd's Pie with Guinness Stout ... This dish is quite simple in preparation. My version contains both ground Lamb and Beef; some recipes would call for diced meat not ground, or to use one or the other - Beef or Lamb. I believe the ground meat creates a unique texture to our meat pie, and the combination of the two meats is a pleasing medley for your taste buds.
For most people, losing weight is not as easy as “calories in, calories out”. Nor is energy a matter of more sleep or the latest “energy” product. There are many ways to approach weight loss and energy production depending on each person’s current health concerns, lifestyle considerations, financial accessibility, time, motivation, support system and tools. In this article, I will attempt to paint a picture of various options to provide your body with what it needs to experience “Happier Days”.
Inevitably, when what we believe changes or needs updating, it’s helpful to update our environment to reflect our own reinvention. Have you ever noticed how you start to feel comfortable and then life changes? Or what you thought was cool yesterday and looks great on you, is actually not so attractive on you today? It’s both a blessing and a challenge to be as author Ester Hicks says, “tapped in, tuned in and turned on”.