PAINT THE MOUNTAIN PINK &
THE JOE RIESLE MEMORIAL NASTAR RACE

Saturday & Sunday, February 8th & 9th

Hope for Strength  

PAINT THE MOUNTAIN PINK
Saturday, February 8th

 

JOE RIESLE MEMORIAL RACE
Sunday, February 9th

Join us for the 1st Annual Paint the Mountain Pink breast cancer awareness event. all are welcome to Paint the Mountain Pink for breast cancer awareness.

Guests, Skiers, Riders and Tubers are encouraged to dress in pink and participate in fun activities throughout the day. The first 200 lift ticket purchasers will receive a free pink headband, compliments of Shawnee Mountain. “Margaret” the Pink Fire Truck and the “Share the Love” Pink Subaru will both be on display in the ski area courtyard.

And in conjunction with Pocono Health Systems, the Hope for Strength Breast Cancer Fund is running a benefit raffle and prize winners will be drawn at 5 p.m. Prizes include a 2014/15 Shawnee Mountain Season Pass, a two-night stay at the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, and a FLOW snowboard with bindings.

Winners need not be present to claim prizes. For raffle tickets and additional information, e-mail cabowyer@ptd.net or call (570) 977-0872.

Visit the Hope for Strength website for more details and to get tickets to the Pocono Health Systems Hope for Strength Raffle!

 

Join the Race Against Cancer in the Joe Riesle Memorial NASTAR Race on Sunday.

Skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the Joe Riesle Memorial Ski Race Against Cancer. This annual race has been newly named in the honor Joe Riesle a longtime and beloved Shawnee Ski School Supervisor who passed away in February of 2012.

Using the NASTAR format, the intermediate-level course is set on the Upper Tomahawk Trail. The cost is $7 for two runs or $13 for five runs. A valid lift ticket is required for participation.

All race proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Non-skiers can contribute to the Ski Race Against Cancer by purchasing "In Honor Of" or "In Memory Of" donation cards at Guest Services or the Ski School Desk.

Joe Riesle
Who's Joe...
Joe Riesle was certified by the PSIA as a professional ski instructor for 30 years at Shawnee Mountain Ski Area.

 

How Can You Help?

NASTAR RACE GATE -
Purchase a race gate for the Joe Reisle Memorial NASTAR Race. A limited number of Race Gates are available for businesses and individuals to show their support for this cause on the course. Each participating individual or business will get to keep the gate after the race, along with a photo of the gate on the course. For more information or to purchase a gate, call 570-421-7231 ext. 254.

WEAR PINK & SHARE YOUR PICS -
Guests are encouraged to wear pink on Saturday and Sunday and upload their photos to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Upload them directly to our Facebook, use @SkiShawnee on Twitter or hashtag #ShawneeMt on Instagram.

CANCER RACE STICKERS -
Pick-up a Race Against Cancer sticker at the Ski & Snowboard School Desk. These UV and waterproof stickers will look great on your helmet, skis, board or bumper.

DONATION SLIPS -
Non-skiers can get involved and join the Race Against Cancer by purchasing an “In-Honor Of” or “In Memory Of” donation card at the Ski & Snowboard School Desk or Guest Services. Each card will be displayed throughout the base area to show your support. You can also make a donation at Petrizzo's Italian American Restaurant, The Minisink Hotel, Mignosi's Super Foodtown amd The Historic Tom X Pub.

 

THANK YOU TO OUR RACE AGAINST CANCER SPONSORS!

Learn more about becoming a sponsor by calling 570-421-7231 ext 254 or download the sponsorship form.


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- Jerry Prentiss

DOUBLE BLACK DIAMOND GATE SPONSORS

- Broken Leg Ski Club
- Coca-Cola
- Great Oaks Ski & Snowboard Club
- In Memory of Candy                   
- Kevin Shalit
- Lehigh Valley & Pocono Sports Extra
- McElory Family
- Metropolitan New York Ski Council
- Michael & Jennifer Calderone
- Mignosi Foodtown
- Minisink Hotel
- Nick & Barbara Fredericks
- Petrizzo’s Restaurant    
- Reinhardt Food Service
- Resort Beverage
- Santosha Bed & Breakfast
- Scagliotti Family
- Shawnee Mountain Guest Services
- Shawnee Mountain Ski Area Staff
- Shawnee Mountain Ski Patrol
- Ski & Snowboard School
- SKIwee 33
- Starting Gate Action Sports
- Stroudsburg Shop Rite
- Theresa & Leo Sullivan - NISI
- United Motor Parts


BLACK DIAMOND SPONSORS

- Furst Creative Design

BLUE TRAIL SPONSORS

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GREEN TRAIL SPONSORS

- Sarah Street Grill

BUNNY SLOPE SPONSORS

- NJ Skylands Visitor Magazine