Archived Press Releases 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Ashli Mazer
724-329-6387
ashli.mazer@nemacolin.com


"BREAST WEEKEND EVER" RETURNS TO NEMACOLIN WOODLANDS RESORT
Weekend events to benefit Breast Cancer Research


FARMINGTON, PA (September 3, 2014) – Nemacolin Woodlands Resort once again is inviting guests and the local community to join their efforts in raising awareness and funds for breast cancer research. The weekend of September 26 through September 28 will mark the third year of the Breast Weekend Ever event, which has raised nearly $34,000 for the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer since 2012. The weekend will include a Golf Scramble, Fitness Extravaganza and luncheon event, with special guest speaker, Catherine Hill, Executive Director of the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer.

“Our Breast Weekend Ever event success is contingent on the support of our guests and our community,” explains Elaine McKulka, resort Retail Director. “Each year we continue to be overwhelmed by the growth of the event and the amount of money we are able to raise for a worthy cause.”

The weekend will kick-off on Friday morning at 8:00 a.m. with a Golf Scramble on The Links Golf Course. Golfers will compete for skill prizes as well as team awards, which include 2015 Links Memberships to the 1st place team. On Saturday, the action will heat up as local fitness instructors will present a Fitness Extravaganza featuring belly dancing and Zumba from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to raise additional monies for the foundation. Resort guests and local residents are invited to participate at the resort’s Panorama Pavilion.

The highlight of the weekend is a luncheon in the resort’s Marquis Ballroom on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. Festivities will include shopping, trunk shows, silent auction and an informal fashion show featuring local cancer fighters and survivors. During the luncheon, guests will be treated to guest speaker, Catherine Hill, who will share updates on breast cancer research. “We love that Nemacolin offers these unique and fun experiences to raise funds for breast cancer research,” explains Catherine Hill. “Our Vera Bradley retailers are the perfect ambassadors to help us bring more awareness and support to our corporate cause.” Michelle Wright, WTAE-TV Morning Anchor will act as emcee for the afternoon.

A portion of all weekend events and retail sales at Nemacolin’s Heritage Court Shoppes will also be donated to the foundation. Advanced reservations and ticket sales are available and encouraged. To inquire about weekend events and to make reservations, please contact Elaine McKulka at 724-329-6014. Nemacolin would like to thank Dermalogica and Ohiopyle Prints for sponsoring the event. A complete schedule of the weekend’s events is detailed at nemacolin.com.


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Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
Nemacolin is one of North America's premier resort destinations. Situated on nearly 2,000 acres, Nemacolin features 318 luxurious guestrooms, suites, townhouses and private luxury homes, including the AAA Five-Diamond, Falling Rock boutique hotel. In addition to the internationally acclaimed Woodlands Spa, the resort offers 36 holes of golf on two championship courses - the Pete Dye designed Mystic Rock and the traditional Links Course. Outdoor enthusiasts should visit our 30-station Shooting Academy, a sporting clays facility situated on 140 acres complete with a spacious lodge. Trail rides are available at the Equestrian Center, or for a more rugged trail experience, there’s the JEEP® Off-Road Driving Academy. Guests can test their luck at our Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin, featuring approximately 600 slots and 28 table games. As the seasons change, the Sundial Lodge kicks into high gear offering downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, and for an unexpected winter experience, visitors can enjoy dog sledding. Nemacolin also boasts an impressive collection of 15 restaurants and lounges, including the Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five-Diamond, Lautrec as well as a multi-million dollar art collection. For meetings and events, Nemacolin offers 32,000 square feet of meeting and banquet facilities including three ballrooms, a 200-seat lecture hall and 25 meeting rooms - making Nemacolin the ideal setting for functions ranging from weddings to sales meetings. For those guests arriving by air, our on-property private airfield with 3,900-foot airstrip is available. For additional information, please visit our website at nemacolin.com or call 866-399-6957. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-Gambler.

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