Saturday, August 20, 2022

Hickory Legacy Foundation to host Bands, Brews and BBQ fundraiser on Aug. 27 in Warrensburg

The Hickory Legacy Foundation will be hosting a fundraising event at the Hickory Ski Center in Warrensburg on August 27th from 3-9, featuring live music, great food and local Adirondack brews and wine. Casual listening with popular hits in the afternoon and welcoming back Soul Sky with Mark Emanatian from 6-9.

We will be serving our standard BBQ fare featuring Oscar’s meats, Adirondack Brewery Micro Brews and Adirondack and Ledge Rock Hill Wines.  The gate is $10 with 12 and under free.

New for this gathering will be two events, both free with prizes awarded. Starting at 3:30, the kids scavenger hunt will be teams of 2-3 searching for items common to the 3 Sisters Range ecosystem. For adults, there will be a geocache event beginning at 4:00, open to solo or team entry.  Prizes will be awarded at 7:00.

 

We are inviting Hickory families to bring photos, stories, memorabilia and create a personalized family section on the Hickory Family Legacy Wall.   We will have some glassed frames available. We will be having a silent auction for ski equipment, snowshoes, ski helmets and Hickory parkas.  You will have an opportunity to donate to our Kids for Hickory Ski Program, which will provide season ski pass(es) for Warrensburg youth.

The Hickory Legacy Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the healthy lifestyles, educational and recreational opportunities in the region and the environmental sustainability of the 3 Sisters Range.  This fundraiser will support the ongoing operational costs of providing access to the Hickory properties and sustaining the required maintenance of the lodge and grounds.  We have extended 24/7, year-round public access to our properties for recreational use and we invite you to support our efforts by enjoying this special event.  hickorysc2@gmail.com for additional info.

About the Hickory Legacy Foundation:

The purpose of the Corporation is to preserve and protect the environment and ecosystem of the Three Sisters Mountains, including their recreational access and historic value, and to support programs that promote and sustain that environment for the enjoyment of present and future generations.  The Corporation is a non-profit corporation organized and operated not for pecuniary profit, but exclusively for charitable purposes, to be achieved through the distribution and application of its funds for the following purposes:

  1. Youth Outdoor and Sports Education: to introduce regional youth to outdoor activities and sports and educate them about the health benefits of an active lifestyle in order to improve life experiences for present and future generations of area residents throughout the Southern Adirondacks;
  2. Historic Preservation: to preserve the unique historic character of skiing in the Southern Adirondacks, most notably through the preservation of the history relating to the 10th Mountain Division and Hickory Ski Center’s unique historic lifts, trails and infrastructure;
  3. Environmental Education: to educate visitors about the unique geological, ecological and environmental conditions found in the Adirondacks, and in particular, the upper Hudson River basin and the Three Sisters Mountains watershed to promote a culture that values the preservation of the region’s unique environment and micro-ecosystems;
  4. All-Season Recreation: to support the creation and expansion of recreational opportunities on the Three Sisters Mountains, including, but not limited to hiking, mountain biking, cross country skiing, birdwatching, snowshoeing, and alpine touring;
  5. Environmental Conservation: to protect and conserve the ecosystems found on the Three Sisters Mountains; and
  6. Fundraising: to raise funds from the public and others to allow the Corporation to carry out its purposes

The Hickory Ski Center is located at 43 Hickory Hill Road in Warrensburg, NY.

For more information about the Hickory Legacy Foundation, please call  (518) 623-5754 or visit https://hickorylegacyfoundation.com/campaign

To learn more about the Hickory Ski Center, please visit https://skihickory.com/ or find them on Facebook.

Hickory Ski Center Facebook page photos.

 

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