|Message from our President|
Hello Fellow Skiers,
After a successful Club Ski Trip Kick-off Meeting in August and September’s Social Event at Miller’s Ale House, the Orlando Ski Club is back at Dubsdread Golf Course for the October 14th (Wednesday) Ski Trip Sale Meeting. All the ski trips are filling up fast. The Club has also had to get extra airline tickets and lodging for a few ski trips, such as Vail and Snowmass. I would expect that we will be soon seeing the “SOLD OUT” stamp on several ski trips really soon.
In October, there will be an opportunity to win 1 of 4 $100.00 Ski Trip Credits. Also, your (sometimes spaced out) President found a few donated items to give out as door prizes. I hope to see you there! For those who already signed up for a ski trip, please do not go into hiding. At the October meeting, you will get to meet some of your fellow trip participants. You obtain some comfort from each other, knowing it will be so many months before we can finally go skiing.
We skiers are not known for standing still. We are always looking for something new to do. Be it a new ski trial or path not yet discovered. Such is the attitude of our 2nd VP of Year Round Activities, Rhonda Ulmer. So far, the Club has two “non-ski” events planned. First, a few Club members are going to Truffles and Trifles, Thursday, November 12th, to try to do some gourmet cooking. Your Snow Dog is going to give it a try. However, I must admit the Dog is more of gourmand, than a gourmet cook. (FYI, a gourmand is someone who can only cook thing that is spelled with 3 letters, like, hen, cow and p-i-g “hog”.) With luck, the Snow Dog might be able to fix something “edible.” If not, the Dog is willing to eat your table scraps.
Next, a few of your fellow Club members are going to the Broadway play, “Kinky Boots”. We usually get together for lunch before or dinner after. As one of those who have been to each of these Club Broadway Events, this is always a great time. However, the Snow Dog needs to look up the story behind this play. Kinky Boots? What a title! It must be a play about a “wild shopping event” by some wicked ladies! (Who at least one of them the Dog needs to meet;-b.) How about joining us for this event? You can help me figure out the meaning to this title!
If you have a recommendation for other activities, please contact the Clubs’ 2nd VP, Rhonda at firstname.lastname@example.org .
I will keep this newsletter short. Hope to see each of you at the October Sales Meeting.
Wishing You Many Happy Dreams of Gently Falling Snowflakes, and Groomed Slopes!
Bob “Snow Dog” Mackey
Hurry, only four double occupancy rooms at Whistler Peak Lodge available.
One female and Two male roommates needed.
January 23- 30, 2016… Whistler/Blackcomb, British Columbia… Florida Ski Council Party Trip!
Price: $1,652 per person double occupancy price. Includes RT air to Vancouver, ground transfers, 2 FSC dinners, mt lunch, ski race, 6 nights lodging at Listel Hotel w/continental breakfast daily, conveniently located near the lifts & steps away from the heart of Whistler’s pedestrian village. Ride the Peak to Peak gondola! Last night stay in scenic Vancouver.
Debbie Ashworth 407/415-7387
One female and One male roommate needed.
We only have
9, woops now 7 spots left and after October 30 there will be “NO AIR” |Snowmass|
February 6 –13, 2016 …Snowmass, Colorado... Always a Favorite - Ski in/Ski out Property!
Price: $1,691 credit card; or $1,610check price per person double occupancy. Includes RT air into Aspen; ground transfers; 7 nights lodging at the always popular ski in/ski out, Top of the Village condos; pre-trip party & welcome party. Lift tix good for FOUR mts, at Snowmass ski 3,300 acres ranging from mild to wild w/lots of blue cruisers in between!
Terri-Lynn Smith 407/739-0440
Male traveler needs male roommate...full package spot available with air.
Contact Shelley for available options!
February 20 -27, 2016… Mt Bachelor, Oregon… FSC trip to Ski a Volcano!
Price: $1,622 credit card; or, $1,545 check price per person double occupancyIncludes RT air Orlando to Bend, ground transfers (20 mins), 7 nights lodging at Doubletree Hotel, two FSC dinners, Mt lunch & fun race. Hotel is just steps fr dining, drinking & shopping. Ski on light dry powder with diverse terrain. Multiple other activities available, plus sleep at low altitude!
Shelley Daniel 321/262-3694
|Zell am See|
March 4 – 14, 2016…Zell am See & Vienna, Austria … FSC European trip!
Price: $3,250 per person, double occupancy. Includes RT air Orlando to Munich; ground transfers; 6 nights at 4 star quaint family owned Hotel Romantik w/daily hot breakfast buffet & dinner in hotel; a Gala dinner in a CASTLE; Mt lunch & use of lovely pool/spa area. Plus 3 nights in Vienna @ 4 star hotel,including bkfast daily, ½ dy city tour w/guide, departing Budapest.
Kathryn Hardage (407) 341-3796
Only a few spots left for Big Sky!
March 19 – 26, 2016 Big Sky, Montana… Miz Moosie is back for the Magical Mindy Tour !
Price: $1,605 per person double occupancy. Includes RT air into Bozeman, 7 nights lodging at Huntley, Shoshone or Village Center, ground transfers, pre-trip & Wine/Cheese Welcome parties. Ski Big Sky & Moonlight Basin for combined 5,750acres of expansive space with minimal lift lines, an all-time favorite destination for OSC!
Mindy Boehm 407/855-5256
We have tickets for sale for Kinky Boots at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on February 28th.
One of the hottest Musicals on Broadway is touring for the first time and we’ve got tickets. Join us for a Performance of the Tony Award Winning Musical KINKY BOOTS. Written by Harvey Firestein with Music & Lyrics by Cindi Lauper. We still have 9 Orchestra Seats available. Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 6:30 PM At the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. See website for more details.
Orlando Ski Club YEAR ROUND ACTIVITIES Cordially invites you to a CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAY WITH A PRIVATE EVENT
Truffles and Trifles Party
November 12th 6:30PM TO 9:30PM
BRING A BOTTLE OF WINE AND ENJOY A FUN EVENING OF GOURMET COOKING AND EATING WITH SKI CLUB FRIENDS.
A FIVE COURSE MEAL THAT IS SURE TO PLEASE. GUARANTEED TO BE A MEMORABLE EXPERIENCE!
Location: College Park at 711 W. Smith St., Orlando, FL.
Please visit the Orlando Ski Club Website to reserve your Kitchen today. Only $62.00/pp. For more information, please contact Rhonda Ulmer at email@example.com
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