Rhythm on the Range Concert Weekend Raises $5,000 for Local Charity
Wonderland Express Gifted All Proceeds from Annual Sunriver Resort Event
For Immediate Release
July 18, 2012
(Sunriver, Ore.) — Sunriver Resort is pleased to announce the success of the second annual Rhythm on the Range Charity Concert Weekend, which raised more than $5,000 for local not-for-profit Wonderland Express during the two-day festivities held on July 6 and 7 this year.
The family-friendly weekend of music was held on the Meadows Golf Course driving range, adjacent to the Sunriver Resort lodge and shadowed by the spectacular Cascade Mountains. Performances included lively regional bands such as The Hit Machine, and Abbey Road Live!, as well as local a capella group Sockapella. Sponsors such as Widmer, Absolute, Jamison, Avion Tequila and Club Car helped to make the event possible
"We are very pleased and thankful to the community for the support we have received for this event," said Sunriver Resort Managing Director Tom O’Shea.
Currently in its 11
th year, Wonderland Express is a local not-for-profit that focuses on one annual event which provides Deschutes County families in need a memorable holiday experience.
Selected by the Family Access Network and invited on behalf of Sunriver Resort, families enjoy a special holiday meal, an ice cream sundae bar sponsored by Eberhard's Dairy, a hay wagon ride, arts and craft activities, professional family portraits, and a visit from Santa. Families leave with presents and stockings for the kids, warm winter items, grocery items to take home, and much more. This year's event is being held on December 16, 2012, and community sponsors are always welcome. Please visit http://wonderlandexpress.com/ to learn more.
About Sunriver Resort: Located in Central Oregon, Sunriver Resort features nearly 250 guestrooms and more than 300 vacation rental properties comprised of private homes and condominiums. A Destination Hotels & Resorts property, Sunriver Resort is a year-round outdoor enthusiast’s dream with 63 holes of championship golf, 28 tennis courts, 35 miles of paved bike paths, three swimming complexes, horseback riding, canoeing and kayaking, fly fishing, and skiing and snowboarding at nearby Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort. Other amenities include the Sage Springs Club & Spa and first-class
programs for youth and teens. For more information call 800-801-8765 or visit www.sunriver-resort.com.
About Destination Hotels & Resorts: Destination Hotels & Resorts is a privately held lodging management company headquartered in suburban Denver, Colo. With more than 30 independent, luxury and upscale hotels, resorts and golf clubs, Destination is the fifth largest independent hospitality management company in the country. The company’s portfolio features more than 7,000 guest rooms, 10 golf courses and 12 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Houston, Denver, Dallas, San Diego, Santa Fe, Aspen, Austin, Phoenix, Portland, Palm Springs, Maui and Lake Tahoe. For more information on the properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit www.destinationhotels.com.
Erin Martin, Sunriver Resort, 541.410.4113, firstname.lastname@example.org