Archived Press Releases 2013

Ashli Mazer
Telephone:  724.329.6387  

“Breast Weekend Ever” Returns to Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
Nemacolin Plans Weekend Events and Hosts Co-Founder of Vera Bradley

FARMINGTON, PA (September 4, 2013) – Nemacolin Woodlands Resort once again joins forces with several business partners to help raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.  September 20 through September 22 will mark the second year of the Breast Weekend Ever event, which last year raised over $15,000 for the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer.  “We were so overwhelmed by the support and success of our inaugural event,” explains Elaine McKulka, resort retail director.  Nemacolin was awarded the 2012 Golden Tote Award from Vera Bradley in April, an award honoring exemplary support of the Vera Bradley Foundation. “Once our Breast Weekend Ever event was recognized amongst 3,000 retailers and 9 finalists, I just knew we had to plan a bigger and better event for 2013.”    

A 1:00 p.m. Golf Scramble on The Links Golf Course Friday brings a new component to the event and will kick-off the weekend.  Golfers will compete for skill prizes as well as team awards, which include 2014 Links Memberships to the 1st place team. Mike Wood Toyota in Uniontown, PA will provide a 2013 Toyota Camry prize for a hole-in-one giveaway.

Saturday brings a one, two punch and the action heats up as Zumba Fitness Instructors will present a Zumbathon at 10:00 a.m. to raise additional monies for the foundation.   Resort guests and local residents are invited to join in the fight and dance the morning away at the Panorama Pavilion.  A Mini Spa Afternoon presented by the Woodlands Spa and Dermalogica® rounds out the afternoon as guests are invited to the resort’s Grand Ballroom for mini manicures, pedicures and chair massages.
Sunday’s festivities include trunk shows, shopping, a Pick-a-Prize Auction and the highlight of the Breast Weekend Ever, a luncheon in Horizon Point at 1:00 p.m.  During the Luncheon, guests will be treated to an informal fashion show and special guests, Patricia Miller, Co-Founder of Vera Bradley and Catherine Hill, Executive Director of the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer.   “We’re delighted that Nemacolin is raising 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 Pink Glove Package representing discounted room rates has been created for the weekend and all events are offered à la carte as well. A portion of all weekend events and retail sales at Nemacolin’s Heritage Court Shoppes will also be donated to the foundation.  Luncheon tickets are available at the resort for $35.00. To inquire about weekend events and registration, please contact Elaine McKulka at 724-329-6014.  To reserve rooms, please call a Resort Sales Specialist at 866-399-6957. A complete schedule of the weekend’s events is detailed at

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Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
Nemacolin Woodlands is one of North America's premier resort destinations. Situated on 2,000 acres, the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star and AAA Four-Diamond resort features 318 luxurious guestrooms, suites, townhouses, and private luxury homes, including the AAA Five-Diamond, Forbes Five-Star, Falling Rock boutique hotel and clubhouse. 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.  For shooting of another sort, guests should visit our 35-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 18-mile Jeep® Off-Road Driving Academy.  For shoppers there are 14 specialty shops, plus nearby Uniontown boasts the ultimate outdoor store, Woodlands World.  As the seasons change, our ski facilities for both downhill and cross-country enthusiasts, snowboarders and snow tubers kick into high gear, or for a different winter experience enjoy a surrey ride or dog sledding.  Nemacolin Woodlands also boasts an impressive collection of 14 restaurants and lounges, and a multi-million dollar art collection.  For meetings and events, Nemacolin Woodlands offers 32,000 square feet of meeting and banquet facilities including four ballrooms, a 200-seat lecture hall, and 25 meeting rooms - making Nemacolin Woodlands 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 or call 866-399-6957.


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