Thursday, January 26, 2012

2002 Winter Games Reunion

The Greater Ogden Community Presents the 
2002 Winter Games Reunion 

In honor of the 10th anniversary of the 2002 Olympics the GOAL Foundation, Ogden City, Weber State University, Snowbasin Resort and the Ogden/Weber Convention and Visitors Bureau have teamed up to present the 2002 Winter Games Reunion. Special activities, entertainment and discounts will occur February 16-19, 2012 to celebrate the legacy of the world-class events, the venues and to rekindle the incredible volunteer spirit seen during the games. 

The greater Ogden area festivities for the 2002 Winter Reunion are:
  • a snowshoe 5K fun run
  • a Winter Games celebration at the Ogden Ice Sheet
  • discounts for Olympic volunteers at Snowbasin Resort
  • a special reception prior to the 12th annual Banff Film Festival screening.
The GOAL Foundation will also rekindle volunteer efforts with on-site registration to participate in our community's premier athletic events.  

Snowbasin Resort, home of the 2002 Games downhill, combined and Super G will offer a discounted all-day lift ticket of $20.02 on February 16 to 2002 Winter Games volunteers. Volunteers that show their coat or credentials are eligible for the discount. A group volunteer photo will be taken at 1 p.m. on the plaza of Earl's Lodge. 

The Ogden Ice Sheet, home of the 2002 curling competition, will host a special Winter Games presentation February 17 in conjunction with their Ogden Mustangs hockey game. Committee members will kick off the evening with a special Winter Games ice presentation at 7:05 p.m. prior to the first puck drop at 7:30 p.m. Curling demonstrations offered by the Ogden Curling Club will occur between game periods. The GOAL Foundation will honor founding, former and present board members, volunteers and community supporters during the event, and Olympic memorabilia will be displayed for attendees to enjoy. 

Weber State University will host a snowshoe 5K fun run on February 17 at 6 p.m. Participants will run through the WSU campus concluding at the Ogden Ice Sheet for the Winter Games presentation. Registration to participate is $20.02 and includes a free t-shirt. An opportunity to purchase a ticket to the Ogden Mustang hockey game for $2.02 will be available for the first 300 registrants. Additional hockey tickets may be purchased for a minimal charge. 

On February 18 -19 enjoy the Banff Film Festival. The Banff Film Festival will host a celebratory Winter Games reception prior to the film screening on February 18 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hampton Inn & Suites. Tickets are $30 for the reception including a film ticket and $15 for the reception only.  Tickets may be purchased for the reception and both nights of films as well. 

For additional information visit Get Out And Live Winter Games Reunion

Read more about the 2002 Winter Olympics.

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