Briefs Nov. 24-27, 2007
Buy local and clean the air
When Parkites patronize local businesses, their dollars recycle through the community, directly benefiting the Park City economy and consequently everyone who lives or visits here, according to the Park City Chamber/Bureau.
When locals shop at Park City businesses, their sales tax dollars support our free transit system. In fact, Park City’s acclaimed bio-diesel bus system wouldn’t be possible without the sales tax revenue generated from local spending. So next time residents need to buy new gear, they should consider taking a free ride to the merchant down the street, a prepared statement reads.
Merchants can help support the Keep it PC campaign by posting a "Participating Merchant" cling sticker in their storefront windows. Contact the Chamber/Bureau to request a free cling sticker or any other Buy Local Resources such as the merchant bagstuffer and Keep it PC bumper sticker.
Live local. Play local. Buy local. The Park City Chamber/Bureau prides itself on Park City’s blend of small mountain town charm and world class sophistication. Local businesses play a big part in making this special recipe work for everyone. Visit parkcityinfo.com or call 649-6100.
Park City Mountain Resort opened for skiing and riding on Friday, Nov. 23
Park City Mountain Resort opened its 2007-08 winter season Friday, Nov. 23. The Resort is operating the PayDay Lift, which will service Homerun, with additional terrain to open as conditions permit.
Legacy Café opened with the resort on Friday, as well. Legacy Café features a limited menu from the grill station, fry station, and pizza station. Pre-made salads and several soup options will also be available, a press release states.
Ticket prices are $50 for an all-day adult pass and $30 for an all-day child pass. Prices will change as more terrain opens.
Educator’s Mutual to provide Medicare advantage informational seminars for senior citizens
Educators Mutual, a nonprofit health insurance provider, will hold informational seminars in Summit County to educate seniors regarding the new Medicare Advantage option, which became available Nov. 15. The seminars will simplify the abundance of Medicare information available and help seniors understand the options available to them through Medicare.
Seniors can sign-up for the Medicare Advantage Plan during an annual election period from Nov. 15 through Dec. 31. Seniors who already have other Medicare benefits and those seniors who have just turned 65 are all able to sign-up for the Medicare Advantage Plan.
The seminars are free and open to the public and will provide a forum for questions and concerns regarding the new Medicare Advantage option. The following are educational seminars are open to seniors in Summit County:
Dec. 3 at 11:30 at the South Summit Senior Center in Kamas; Dec. 4 at 11 a.m. at The Hub Café in Heber and at 3:30 p.m. at the Wasatch Senior Citizens Auditorium in Heber. Dec. 6 at 1:30 p.m. at the Park City Senior Center and Dec. 7 at 12:30 p.m. at the North Summit Senior Center in Coalville.
Refreshments and light meals will be provided at these sessions.
For information or to sign up, call 1-877-262-3649.
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