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BANFF, Alberta (October xx, 2007) – Hollywood’s top stars will gather next January 17-20, 2008 to protect North American waterways while skiing the spectacular Canadian Rocky Mountains at Sunshine Village and enjoying the luxurious hospitality of the majestic Fairmont Banff Springs.
The stars will also spend two action-packed days skiing and competing in fun events at the famous Sunshine Village Ski And Snowboard Resort. Activities including toboggan, cross-country skiing and dual giant slalom races are well within public view to lift ticket purchasers.
names of other participants will be announced as the
event draws closer. The Fairmont Banff Springs Sports Invitational, which
has raised millions of dollars for environmental protection in recent years, has
in the past drawn such
Fairmont Banff Springs is pleased to welcome back this fabulous event,” said
David Roberts, Regional Vice-President and General Manager of The Fairmont Banff
Springs. “The Fairmont Banff
Springs Sports Invitational not only provides an excellent opportunity to
showcase our hotel but presents the opportunity to showcase what
“With our strong record of environmental stewardship, Sunshine Village is honored to host Hollywood as significant funds are raised to protect North American waterways through the leading environmental organization Mr. Kennedy founded and leads,” said Ralph Scurfield, President, Sunshine Village, which last year won the North American ski industry’s top environmental award for water conservation. “With our world renowned all natural snow conditions, everyone will also have a great time skiing one of the most beautiful places on earth.”
Gala tickets for this year’s event are $500 CDN per person plus applicable taxes and the purchase of a gold table is $10,000 CDN plus applicable taxes. The purchase of a gold table accommodates eight guests and a celebrity and their companion for a total of 10 people. Tickets for this year’s invitational are available through The Fairmont Banff Springs by calling (403) 760-1400.
four mountains, five high-speed quads, several other lifts, an on-hill hotel,