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Snow ski trip to Lake Tahoe – March 21-28, 2009

This coming winter’s Siaure Amerikos Lietuviu Fizinio Auklejimo ir  Sporto Sajunga (SALFASS) & Amerikos Lietuviu Gydytoju Associacija (ALGS) – snow ski trip is to the beautiful Heavenly Mountain Ski Resort in South Lake Tahoe, California over Spring Break during March 21-28, 2009 !!! 

The Lithuanian World Ski Championships, organized by Pasaulio Lietuviu Kalnu Slidinejimo Federacija (PLKSF), are being held during that same week in conjunction with SALFASS and ALGS.

As in the past, there will be hundreds of sports enthusiasts from Lithuania and around the world attending and having a great time. Both skiers and non-skiers and their families are welcome!

ACCOMODATIONS AND OTHER INFORMATION:

We highly recommend the “Embassy Suites Hotel” which is directly adjacent to the Heavenly Ski Resort gondola. A complimentary full breakfast buffet & happy hour drinks and appetizers have been arranged for our group. The Embassy Suites Hotel is located directly across the street from major casino’s, restaurants, and entertainment. 

To reserve your Embassy Suites hotel room, lift ticket, ski rentals, or airport transfers, please contact Mary Hajdas at Heavenly Tahoe Vacations @ 1-800-HEAVENLY, or direct at 1-775-586-4406. 

Please be sure to mention the Lithuanian SALFASS ski group to take advantage of our negotiated discount hotel room pricing. They can also arrange all kinds of other activities for you and your family, such as snowmobile rides, scenic sightseeing boat trips, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.

A Medical & Real Estate seminar shall be offered that same week.

Here are a few links for more information on Heavenly Ski Resort / Lake Tahoe:

The best gateway airport is the Reno, NV / Lake Tahoe Airport. Please make your own best airfare and/or rental car arrangements. May we suggest searching on www.orbitz.com or www.cheaptickets.com for all of your travel needs.  

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The tentative schedule of events include:

Saturday, March 21st:

Arrival to South Lake Tahoe! Ski if you have time with suggested lunch @ “Snow Beach” at the base of the new “Powderbowl Express” lift @ noon & “apres ski” Happy Hour at the Embassy Suites Hotel.

Sunday, March 22nd:

Suggested ski day at Heavenly Mountain ski area with lunch at the “Sky Deck” restaurant on the mountain @ noon. Opening Ceremonies & Race day registration – location TBD.

Monday, March 23rd:

Practice race day on Heavenly Mountain – place and time TBD. Lunch at the “Adventure Peak Grill” restaurant at top of Gondola @ noon. Non-skiers can ride the gondola to the top of the mountain for lunch and scenic sightseeing. Suggested “apres ski” Happy Hour at the Embassy Suites Hotel.

Tuesday, March 24th:

Giant Slalom Race Day on Heavenly Mountain’s “World Cup” ski run. Time: TBD. May we suggest lunch at the “California Lodge” near the bottom of the “World Cup” ski run @ noon & “apres ski” Happy Hour at the Embassy Suites Hotel.

Wednesday, March 25th:

Slalom Race Day on Heavenly Mountain’s “World Cup” ski run. Time: TBD. Suggested  lunch at the “Lakeview Lodge Food Court” @ noon located at the top of the Aerial Tram. Suggested Happy Hour at the Embassy Suites Hotel.

Thursday, March 26th:

Suggested ski day at Squaw Valley Ski Resort in North Lake Tahoe, former site of the 1960 Winter Olympics. We have bus transportation leaving Embassy Suites Hotel for Squaw Valley in the morning and then returning via scenic sightseeing boat across Lake Tahoe! 

Suggested lunch to be at Squaw Valley’s “Alexander’s Cafe & Bar” at the top of the Cable Car @ noon. Non-skiers can ride the Cable Car to the top of the mountain for lunch and sightseeing.

Friday, March 27th:

Suggested ski day at Heavenly Mountain with lunch at the “Adventure Peak Grill” at the top of the gondola. Non-skiers can ride the gondola to the top of the mountain for lunch and sightseeing. Happy Hour is suggested at the Embassy Suites Hotel.

Saturday, March 28th:

Last day to ski and enjoy beautiful Lake Tahoe! Have a safe trip home. Thank you for participating!

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For questions regarding hotel room, lift tickets, ski rentals, or airport transfers, please contact Mary Hajdas at Heavenly Tahoe Vacations @ 1-800-HEAVENLY or direct at 1-775-586-4406.

All other general questions can be directed to either Ed Mickus (edmickus1@aol.com) at 949-338-3107 or Dr. Jonas Prunskis (jvp@illinoispain.com) at 630-726-3337.

You are urged to make all your air and hotel reservations now as this is a busy travel period. Please stay tuned for more information in the coming months!

Pagarbiai,

SALFASS-gos slidinejimo valdyba ALGS valdyba

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