From: Canyons Resort & Vail Resorts
To: Scott Jenkins,
Subject: Canyons Community News | June 2014
Date: Fri Jun 06 15:00:42 MDT 2014
Featuring Canyons engagement, employees and events
Featuring Canyons engagement, employees and events
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Canyons Resort
Local students learn about water conservation at 
Recycle Utah's 15th annual Water Festival earlier this spring. 
It's Grant Season!

Vail Resorts is now accepting grant proposals from youth and environmental nonprofit organizations located in Summit and Wasatch Counties. To apply, each organization must fill out an online application. Applications are due by Monday, August 4. 
Last year, Vail Resorts supported 26 Park City nonprofit organizations, most of which fit into our focus areas of youth programs and environmental initiatives.  
A local Giving Council will review all applications and award those which best fit our funding priorities in September.  

Nicky DeFord at 720-524-5020 with any questions or concerns. 
Employee Spotlight:
Margo Christiansen          
Sr. Manager of Communications

Two months into your job, where did you come from? I accepted my current role after working as Communications Director for the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association for seven years. The Team's headquarters is just down the road from Canyons, so I didn't come too far! 
Best part of your job so far? Seeing the commitment Canyons and Vail Resorts has to the community. The employees are passionate about giving back and their commitment to service is contagious. 
What gets you up in the morning and keeps you up at night? Coffee and coffee. 
How do you hope to spend the summer? Enjoying the miles and miles of trails Park City offers. 

Dream vacation starts tomorrow. Where are you going and who are your co-piolots? Half Moon in Jamaica with my family! Sand, sun and surf sounds really enticing. 

Canyons to Contribute 1,000 Volunteer Hours to WOW Trail 
Canyons is proud to support Mountain Trails Foundation's mission of maintaining 350+ miles of public trails in Park City. Through a $35,000 cash grant last fall and 1,000 hours of committed volunteer time this summer, we are thrilled to help complete the new WOW Trail from Park City to Herber a full year ahead of schedule. Five employee volunteer days are on the books thus far - be sure to say "hi" if you pass us on the trail!
Women's Giving Fund Exceeds Campaign Goal

Congrats to the Park City Community Foundation's Women's Giving Fund on its recent membership and endowment campaign. 

What is the Women's Giving Fund? One thousand women and girls joining forces with one another and donating $1,000 each to support Summit County women and children in need. 
What makes the Giving Fund unique? According to Katie Wright, Interim Executive Director, "It is forever. As an endowment, every contributor knows that their one-time donation will continue to support women's and children's causes year after year. Secondly, it is community. By creating a fund together, businesses like Canyons and individuals can make a significant impact. Every year, donors will meet and vote on one or two big grants." 

How is Canyons involved: Canyons has three Founding Members on the Giving Fund: Beth Lohman, Dana Edwards and Katie Christiansen. "It's an honor to be a part of a group of Park City women who are diverse in age and interests but share the common goal of wanting to make a difference in the lives of Summit County women and children. We're all looking forward to voting on the first round of grants and participating in upcoming Giving Fund service projects." 

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