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Erie City Special Olympics Hosted by Peek 'n Peak Resort This Wednesday

Posted on February 6th, 2018 at 7:53 AM
Erie City Special Olympics Hosted by Peek 'n Peak Resort This Wednesday

THIS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, ERIE CITY OLYMPIANS WILL COMPETE FOR THE ANNUAL WINTER SPORTS COMPETITION HELD AT PEEK’N PEAK RESORT.

OVER FORTY STUDENTS FROM STRONG VINCENT MIDDLE SCHOOL AND ERIE HIGH SCHOOL WILL STRAP INTO THEIR SKIS BEFORE COMPETING IN CROSS COUNTRY & ALPINE EVENTS. AN OPENING CEREMONY LAUNCHES THE EVENT AT 10:00 AM, WITH A TORCH LIGHTING AS MEMBERS RECITE THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS MOTTO, “LET ME WIN, BUT IF I CANNOT WIN, LET ME BE BRAVE IN THE ATTEMPT.”

ALONGSIDE THE SPECIAL OLYMPIANS, STUDENTS FROM MERCYHURST UNIVERSITY WILL ACT AS BUDDIES, ENCOURAGING AND CHEERING ON THE ATHLETES.

“WE ARE THRILLED TO DONATE A FUN DAY OF COMPETITION AND CELEBRATION TO THESE HARD-WORKING AND DEDICATED ERIE CITY OLYMPIANS TO PEEK’N PEAK RESORT,” SAID NICK SCOTT SR., PRESIDENT OF SCOTT ENTERPRISES, WHICH OWNS & OPERATES PEEK’N PEAK RESORT.

WHILE COMPETITION IS VITAL TO THE EVENT, BUILDING CONFIDENCE AND FRIENDSHIPS ARE AT THE HEART OF THE PROGRAM. THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS PROVIDE ATHLETES WITH AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE NEW FRIENDS, WHILE CHEERING ON THEIR FELLOW CONTESTANTS.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON PEEK’N PEAK RESORT, PLEASE VISIT WWW.PKNPK.COM

ABOUT PEEK’N PEAK RESORT
ESTABLISHED IN 1964, PEEK’N PEAK RESORT, IN CLYMER, NY, IS A REGIONAL DESTINATION FOR GOLF AND SNOW SPORTS 30 MINUTES EAST OF ERIE, PA. THE RESORT FEATURES A HIGHLY ACCLAIMED GOLF COURSE, 27 SKI SLOPES AND TRAILS, 10 MILES OF CROSS COUNTRY TERRAIN, AN EXQUISITE DAY SPA, FINE DINING, AND A VAST SELECTION OF ACCOMMODATIONS AND OTHER AMENITIES. PEEK’N PEAK RESORT WAS PURCHASED BY SCOTT ENTERPRISES IN AUGUST OF 2011.

ABOUT SCOTT ENTERPRISES
SCOTT ENTERPRISES IS A FAMILY OWNED HOSPITALITY COMPANY BASED IN ERIE, PA WITH OVER 2000 EMPLOYEES DURING PEAK SEASONS. ITS PORTFOLIO INCLUDES HOTELS, CONFERENCE/BANQUET SERVICES, FRANCHISED RESTAURANTS, SPLASH LAGOON INDOOR WATER PARK AND PEEK’N PEAK RESORT AND ENTERTAINS OVER 4 MILLION VISITORS ANNUALLY.