Cancer Wellness House
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SURVIVORS AT THE SUMMIT - August 2014   
Celebrating the Triumph of the Human Spirit Over the Challenges of the Human Body
       

   

Thanks to all those who joined us on Saturday August 3rd at Snowbird Summer and Ski Resort for this
inspirational event benefiting members of the Cancer Wellness House. It was a great event!  We look forward to seeing you again in 2014!

Survivors at the Summit symbolizes the challenges individuals experience when faced with cancer, pays tribute to their courage and determination, and honors the memory of those who have passed.



Survivors at the Summit is an opportunity for anyone whose life has been affected by cancer and all those who have lost a loved one to cancer to come together for a day of outdoor adventure, entertainment
and camaraderie.


Early Registration* is $25.00** and includes: Pancakes on the Plaza breakfast, tote bag, t-shirt, tribute flag, and a hike or tram ride to Hidden Peak for the Celebration of Life Ceremony.

*Registration after July 26th increases by $10 per person

**Children age 7 and under are free

TRIBUTE FLAGS
Modeled after traditional Tibetan prayer flags, Tribute Flags honor people who are affected by cancer, survivors and those who have passed away. You can help CWH and honor a loved one, a friend, a co-worker, or anyone you know that has been touched by cancer. Flags are $25 each or a tether of 10 Flags for $200 and may be purchased online or by calling CWH and on the day of the event. Buy a flag here.

PANCAKES ON THE PLAZA
Snowbird invites sponsors, donors, hikers, members, survivors, and families to the annual Pancakes on the Plaza breakfast from 9:00 – 11:00 am. CWH volunteers team up with Snowbird’s chefs to offer steaming plates of mouth-watering pancakes to fuel your journey to the top.  Bring your friends and family for a good, old-fashioned mountain breakfast while supporting families in need! Breakfast tickets are included in all event registration fees or may be purchased for $5 each. Purchase breakfast tickets here.

JOURNEYS HIKE TO HIDDEN PEAK & TRAM RIDES
The Journey Hike to Hidden Peak symbolizes the individual “Summit” each person with cancer faces and strives to achieve. Beginning at 10:00 am, anyone living with cancer, friends, family or those who have lost someone are invited to hike the 3.5 mile trail to Hidden Peak. A sea of personalized Survivors at the Summit commemorative flags will welcome participants to the Summit. Those unable to hike may take the tram at no additional charge. Register here.

CELEBRATION OF LIFE CEREMONY
The Celebration of Life ceremony takes place at the top of Hidden Peak and features inspirational speakers, refreshments and entertainment.Tribute flags are displayed atop Snowbird’s Hidden Peak throughout the day and are the heart of the culminating Celebration of Life Ceremony that will be held at 2:00 pm.

PERSONAL FUNDRAISING AND INCENTIVES
This year all participants will have an opportunity to raise fund for CWH through this celebratory event. Incentives will be offered to those who achieve certain levels with their fund raising efforts.

                                      You Could WIN!!!

Fundraising for an amazing organization like Cancer Wellness House is always rewarding but what makes it even more FUN is when you WIN some fantastic prizes. What prizes are up for grabs? Take a look:

Top Fundraising Team (2 or more people): $250 to spend at Wasatch Powder House

Top Fundraising Individual: Overnight stay at the Salt City Inn and $100 towards a spa service at Mountain Medical.

Top Flag Seller: Overnight stay at the Salt City Inn and 4-Pack of tickets to a Grizzlies hockey game, and a gift certificate for a massage.

EVERYONE who registers for Survivors at the Summit gets entered into a drawing for some great prizes! 

 

  • Raise $25 and you receive CWH mug.
  • Raise $100 and you receive your choice of a water bottle of bandana.
  • Raise $200, and you will receive an extra entry to the general prize drawing for each $25 you raise over $200 (maximum 12).
  • Raise $250 and you get a hat.
  • Raise $350 and you will have a chance to win the grand prize!
  • Raise $500 and you receive a sweat shirt.

  • Raise $350 or more and you will be entered into the drawing for the grand prize.
    • For every $25 you raise over $350, you will receive an additional entry into the prize drawing.

DRIVING & PARKING INSTRUCTIONS

From Downtown Salt Lake City, take 500 South west to 1-15 and head south. Exit at I-215 heading east. Get off at Exit 6 (6200 South) and go east on 6200 South, toward the mountains. This road will lead you straight to UT-210 and up Little Cottonwood Canyon to Snowbird.

From points south take 1-15 north to Exit 295 (9000 South). Turn right onto 9000 South. This street becomes 9400 South, which takes you to the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon. Go right on UT-210. It’s then about 6 miles up to Snowbird.

From Park City take UT-224 west and north to I-80. On I-80, head west toward the Salt Lake Valley. Take Exit 130 to I-215 South. Et off at Exit 6 (6200) and go east on 6200 South, toward the mountains. This road will lead you straight to UT-210 and up Little Cottonwood Canyon to Snowbird.

Parking is available at Snowbird Entry Level Two. Go towards the Snowbird Center and find the closest parking spot available. Handicap parking available.

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