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Archive for ‘March 2011’

SkiTrax Fantasy FIS World Cup 2010/11 Contest Winners and Final Standings

Toronto, ON – We’re very pleased to announce the winners and final standings for the international SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2010/11 Contest following another fantastic season of world-class racing. The grand prize winner, taking home a fabulous a Fischer xc ski package (valued at $1,100), is team Maffe, who held off the competition –

How love for this classic musical began for Tisha

When Tisha Kelemen was four she met Maria Von Trapp on a family holiday in Vermont. The Trapp family, made famous in the movie The Sound of Music, had moved to the US in the late 1930s and performed there as the Trapp Family Choir. By the mid-1960s Maria was widowed, and some of her

2011 Gear Test

Day 1: Early Buzz | Day 2: Snow Day | Day 3: Snow Day | Day 4: Standouts Last night’s party was one to remember. The powder day celebration started with a few casual beers in the jacuzzi. Testers sat shoulder-to-shoulder and recapped powder turns and the best gear of the day. Later, the beermingo

How Storytelling Can Spur Business Growth

In this article, you’ll learn… * The business impact that great storytelling can have * To connect intimately with your audience * To monitor and gauge the efficacy of your storytelling When you have a well-known and fabled story attached to your business, it should be easy to go out and succeed in social media,

Von Trapp kinsman accepts musical’s factual accuracies Grandson promotes family’s Vt. ski lodge, ‘The Sound of Music’

Sam von Trapp spends a lot of time explaining his family’s real legacy to people acquainted only with its Broadway and Hollywood versions. He loves telling the real story, but it’s still a tall order for the articulate grandson of Maria and Georg von Trapp, the governess and German U-boat commander whose story was launched

Vermont Chamber Connects Members, Legislators, and Vermont’s Culinary Artists at the Taste of Vermont

Taste of Vermont Legislative Reception – Tuesday, March 22, 2011 What: Taste of Vermont Legislative Reception Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 Time: 5 – 7 pm Place: Capitol Plaza, Montpelier Cost: Free Berlin – The Vermont Chamber of Commerce will present the annual Taste of Vermont Legislative Networking Reception at the Capitol Plaza, Montpelier on

von Trapp grandson finally embraces ‘The Sound of Music’

The East Valley is alive not with the sound of music, but with the arrival of a real-life member of the “Sound of Music” family. Sam von Trapp, grandson of the stern naval captain and flighty governess portrayed by Christopher Plummer and Julie Andrews in the 1965 film “The Sound of Music,” is in town

Mesa Mayor Scott Smith Proclaims March 20-26 “Sam Von Trapp Week”

REAL LIFE GRANDSON OF BARONESS MARIA AND CAPTAIN VON TRAPP – SON OF JOHANNES VON TRAPP (FEATURED IN THE FILM CLASSIC – THE SOUND OF MUSIC) Arrives in Mesa March 17 – 20 TO CELEBRATE THE 45TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SOUND OF MUSIC AT THE BROADWAY PALM DINNER THEATER! MESA, Arizona (March 17, 2011) —

A Visit to the Trapp Family Lodge

Though the focus of this Snow Business column is the Alpine glory of our nearby resorts — this week a focus on Nordic skiing takes center stage at the Vermont vacation oasis of the Trapp Family Lodge. The Trapp Family Lodge and Cross Country Ski Center is found just a few winding uphill miles form

Record Times Set In Catamount Trail Backcountry Ski Race

Forty-five adventurous skiers from throughout New England and New York stood on the starting line at Trapp Family Lodge for the 4th Annual Catamount Trail Backcountry Challenge Race and Tour on March 13th. As the valley residents were experiencing rain in the lower elevations, these hearty backcountry participants were treated to lightly falling snow and