The National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) is hosting the 32nd Wells Fargo Bank Cup on February 23 – 25, 2007. This event has been one of the most successful fundraisers for the NSCD, bringing in more than $250,000 to support therapeutic recreation programs for children and adults with disabilities.
Festivities throughout the weekend include the Frontier Cup Corporate Challenge, The Celebrity Smackdown, the World Disabled Invitational, skier hospitality, Clam Bake, fireworks, 2 day silent auction and live entertainment.
This weekend is also host to the World Disabled Invitational which boasts the largest purse on the disabled racing circuit. This year the World Disabled Invitational will feature athletes who competed in the 2006 Paralympics in Turin, Italy. These athletes represented the United States in bringing home many gold and silver medals. After the races, stay and enjoy some fireworks, ice carving demonstrations, apres ski and autographs from the Denver Broncos and Cheerleaders.
The 1st Annual SKI for NSCD as part of the 32nd Annual Wells Fargo Bank Cup is being held February 23rd – 25th at Winter Park Resort. SKI for NSCD is a pledge event designed to encourage the public to come enjoy Winter Park Resort as well as raise awareness and funds for a good cause. People who register can easily create their own website page to email out to family and friends who can then donate in the person’s name. Thanks to many sponsors, the NSCD is able to offer incentive levels that include ski passes, meals andlodging for the weekend, custom ski boots, gift certificates and a chance to win a 7 day cruise.
SKI for NSCD will culminate with a lunch and awards party for participants during the Wells Fargo Bank Cup. Participants can register on line at http://www.skifornscd.com./
The NSCD is among the largest adapted sports and outdoor therapeutic recreation programs in the world. Each year, through the NSCD, children and adults with disabilities take to the ski slopes, rivers, mountain trails and golf links to learn more about sports — and themselves. For more information about the National Sports Center for the Disabled, call (303) 293-5711 or visit http://www.nscd.org.