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Jamie Hinz - 5TH ANNUAL TEDDY BEDROSSIAN SKI-A-THON

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BENEFITING: THE ELWYN FOUNDATION

EVENT: 5TH ANNUAL TEDDY BEDROSSIAN SKI-A-THON

EVENT DATE: Feb 28, 2015

Jamie Hinz

THE STORY:

What is the Teddy Bedrossian Ski-A-Thon?

A fun and exciting skiing, boarding, and tubing event that supports Elwyn, an organization at the forefront of developing unique, innovative services for people with disabilities.

When and Where is the Event?

The Ski-A-Thon is on Saturday, February 28,2015 at Bear Creek Mountain Resort in Macungie, Pa. Check-in is 8am - 11am. The Ski-A-Thon is from 9am - 11am followed by a Luncheon and Awards Ceremony beginning at 1pm.

What if I don't Ski or Board?

No problem! You can participate by taking a ski or board lesson or you can ride a tube at the tubing park. You can also do general fundraising and participate in the post-event luncheon.

Why Participate in the Event?

This event has been created in loving memory of Teddy Bedrossian, an 18-yr-old,  medically fragile boy who passed away of kidney failure. Unable to talk or hear, he brought an indescribable richness to those he met through acts of kindness and his contagious smile. He attended Elwyn, a unique non-profit organization that provides services to those with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities .Elwyn needs to build a new school at the cost of $15 million . This  Ski-a-thon will raise funds for the school in Teddy’s memory.

How Do I Register?

Set-up a fundraising page for yourself or a team by clicking the gray "Join the Event" button at the top of the page. Ask your friends to support you by posting to Twitter, Facebook or sending an email link.

Checks can be sent directly to Elwyn at the following address:  The Elwyn Foundation, Attention Shirley Kester 111Elwyn Road, Elwyn, Pa 19063

Each individual is asked to raise $150 to participate, each team of 4 is expected to raise $500 to participate.

What Prizes are Offered?

The individual, and the team of 4, who do the most runs in a 4-hour period receives an award. Other awards are for most funds raised, the most number of sponsors, the coolest team name, and the funkiest ski hat or helmet.. Prizes include lodging, lift tickets, gift cards, ski clothing ,and more. The real winners are Teddy’s friends with special needs!

Are Donations Tax Deductible?

Yes, Elwyn is a 501-C-3 organization. To learn more about Elwyn click here. For more information, contact Macaira Koch at macaira_koch@elwyn.org or 610-891-2297.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Wills Eye Hospital, Mid Atlantic Retina, Annsley Flanagan Stephanyzyn, Penne; Lions Eye Bank; Temple Ophthalmology Dept; Crozer Chester Healthcare System ; Riddle Memorial Hospital and IOP

Thanks so much for your support to build a new school for special needs children!

 

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