Blazent Celebrity Winterfest - 2013

	
	

Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe

Friday, March 1, 2013 7:00pm-
Sunday, March 3, 2013 1:00pm

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100 Country Club Dr.
Incline Village, NV 89451

SAVE THE DATE FOR 2014

FEBRUARY 28 - MARCH 2, 2014

 

Volunteer opportunities available for 2014!  Learn more.

 

Our 17th Annual Celebrity Winterfest, proudly sponsored by Blazent, was a blast!

Taking place at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort and Diamond Peak Ski Resort, the weekend began with our Welcome Reception on Friday evening.  Our corporate teams rocked it on the hill on Saturday and celebrated their victories at the Awards banquet on Saturday evening.   

 

Top Fastest Teams

1st Place - NetScout (second year in a row)    

2nd Place - Bay Delta 

3rd Place - Schoonmaker Hammer Team

View pictures from Welcome Reception sponsored by NetScout

View pictures from Race Day

View pictures from the Awards Banquet

 

 

 

Plungefest, the culminating event of the weekend, made a huge splash for Special Olympics!

A record breaking $27,000 was raised on Sunday when approximately 100 brave souls with warm hearts took a quick dip in the ice cold waters of Lake Tahoe to raise additional funds for the amazing Special Olympics athletes of Northern California and Nevada.  Check out more pictures from this crazy event!   

                         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meet the true Stars of the weekend - The Special Olympics Athletes who competed on our company teams!

           

   Michael Cotter                 Susie Enos

 

          

    Jacqui Gilpin                  George Harris

 

              

     John Lahti                       Jason Mullis

 

            

     Jacob Price                     Jared Schmidt

 

         

   Ryan Stewart               Philip Sturgeon

 

2013 Proud Title Sponsor

 

2013 Blazent Celebrity Winterfest Athletes Sponsor

 

 

2013 Blazent Celebrity Winterfest Proud Sponsor

 

Let the Games Begin Welcome Reception Host

 

Meet Our Corporate Teams!

 

   

This is Baydelta Maritime’s first year participating at the Blazent Celebrity Winterfest. Baydelta Maritime is a tugboat services company offering ship assistance, petroleum escort and general towing services to the most discerning companies that call on the San Francisco Bay and its tributaries. Baydelta Maritime has been an icon on the San Francisco waterfront since its inception in 1982, enjoying a brand and goodwill typical of much larger organizations. By operating state of the art, technologically advanced tugs, Baydelta provides its customers with a critical link in safe transit of commercial vessel traffic into and out of our harbors. Both risk mitigation and regulatory compliance are important tenants of the companies Baydelta does work for and their customers look to Baydelta's tugs to provide safe and reliable assistance day in and day out. The San Francisco Bay is a very sensitive body of water, this that drives Baydelta to be the best and safest tugs on the water.

 

Blazent is celebrating its 10th year as a marquee supporter of Celebrity Winterfest. Blazent provides IT executives with the necessary information to make confident, data-driven decisions that support IT transformation. Blazent’s IT Analytics & Data Quality solutions deliver a true end-to-end view of the entire IT infrastructure that can be leveraged to optimize IT Service Management, Asset Management, Software Management, Financial Management, and Governance, Risk & Compliance. To date, Blazent solutions are successfully used by some of the largest and most complex IT departments in the world to bring together data from throughout the environment into one convenient place, and provide the analytical insight that empowers a high-performance organization. 

 

Tim and Denise have been a part of the lives of Special Olympics athletes for over 12 years. Tim has been a volunteer coach for track and field in San Francisco for Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada since 2001, participating in athlete training as well as local, regional and state meets. Tim is a member of the Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada Board of Directors and was a member of the Silicon Valley Special Olympics Northern California advisory board from 2007-09. Tim has sponsored various Special Olympics fundraising events, including our “Spirit of the Season” event for eight years as well as the past two Celebrity Winterfests.

 
 

    

NetScout returns as a proud sponsor of the Let the Games Begin welcome reception for the third consecutive year and has participated in Celebrity Winterfest since 2008. NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) is the market leader in application and network performance management solutions that enable enterprise and service provider organizations to assure the quality of the user experience for business and mobile services. Used by 93 percent of Fortune 100 organizations and more than 148 service providers worldwide, NetScout’s technology helps these organizations proactively manage service delivery and identify emerging performance problems, helping to quickly resolve issues that cause business disruptions or negatively impact users of information technology. 

 

 

After retiring from the North Tahoe Fire Department in 2008, Dirk Schoonmaker started his own Construction business – Schoonmaker Construction. Between building his own house in 1998, working as a structural engineer for five years, and having an innate ability to troubleshoot and solve problems, Dirk has developed a solid business built on the foundation of honesty and fairness. He treats his clients the way he would treat his grandparents, if he were working for them. Dirk’s Brother Jonathan Schoonmaker is a board member for Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada.

 

Why support the 2013 Blazent Celebrity Winterfest®?

All proceeds from the 2013 Blazent Celebrity Winterfest directly benefit the growth of Special Olympics Northern California and Nevada’s Schools Partnership Program.  In 2013-2014, over 6,500 K-12 special education students will train and compete in soccer, basketball and track and field.  By participating in Special Olympics, athletes gain self-confidence and self-esteem that carries over into their every day lives, leading to greater academic success, improved interpersonal relationships and a positive school experience. 

 

I can’t think of another event that can be justified by bringing customers together to discuss business and to build relationships, and by the end of the weekend they are completely absorbed and blown away by the magic of Special Olympics.” - Gary Oliver, CEO Blazent 

 

Learn more about Blazent's community involvement and support.

 

 

For more information about Blazent Celebrity Winterfest 2014, please contact Kim Thornton at kimberlyt@sonc.org.

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SAVE THE DATE FOR 2014

FEBRUARY 28 - MARCH 2, 2014

 

Volunteer opportunities available for 2014!  Learn more.

 

Our 17th Annual Celebrity Winterfest, proudly sponsored by Blazent, was a blast!

Taking place at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort and Diamond Peak Ski Resort, the weekend began with our Welcome Reception on Friday evening.  Our corporate teams rocked it on the hill on Saturday and celebrated their victories at the Awards banquet on Saturday evening.   

 

Top Fastest Teams

1st Place - NetScout (second year in a row)    

2nd Place - Bay Delta 

3rd Place - Schoonmaker Hammer Team

View pictures from Welcome Reception sponsored by NetScout

View pictures from Race Day

View pictures from the Awards Banquet

 

 

 

Plungefest, the culminating event of the weekend, made a huge splash for Special Olympics!

A record breaking $27,000 was raised on Sunday when approximately 100 brave souls with warm hearts took a quick dip in the ice cold waters of Lake Tahoe to raise additional funds for the amazing Special Olympics athletes of Northern California and Nevada.  Check out more pictures from this crazy event!   

                         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meet the true Stars of the weekend - The Special Olympics Athletes who competed on our company teams!

           

   Michael Cotter                 Susie Enos

 

          

    Jacqui Gilpin                  George Harris

 

              

     John Lahti                       Jason Mullis

 

            

     Jacob Price                     Jared Schmidt

 

         

   Ryan Stewart               Philip Sturgeon

 

2013 Proud Title Sponsor

 

2013 Blazent Celebrity Winterfest Athletes Sponsor

 

 

2013 Blazent Celebrity Winterfest Proud Sponsor

 

Let the Games Begin Welcome Reception Host

 

Meet Our Corporate Teams!

 

   

This is Baydelta Maritime’s first year participating at the Blazent Celebrity Winterfest. Baydelta Maritime is a tugboat services company offering ship assistance, petroleum escort and general towing services to the most discerning companies that call on the San Francisco Bay and its tributaries. Baydelta Maritime has been an icon on the San Francisco waterfront since its inception in 1982, enjoying a brand and goodwill typical of much larger organizations. By operating state of the art, technologically advanced tugs, Baydelta provides its customers with a critical link in safe transit of commercial vessel traffic into and out of our harbors. Both risk mitigation and regulatory compliance are important tenants of the companies Baydelta does work for and their customers look to Baydelta's tugs to provide safe and reliable assistance day in and day out. The San Francisco Bay is a very sensitive body of water, this that drives Baydelta to be the best and safest tugs on the water.

 

Blazent is celebrating its 10th year as a marquee supporter of Celebrity Winterfest. Blazent provides IT executives with the necessary information to make confident, data-driven decisions that support IT transformation. Blazent’s IT Analytics & Data Quality solutions deliver a true end-to-end view of the entire IT infrastructure that can be leveraged to optimize IT Service Management, Asset Management, Software Management, Financial Management, and Governance, Risk & Compliance. To date, Blazent solutions are successfully used by some of the largest and most complex IT departments in the world to bring together data from throughout the environment into one convenient place, and provide the analytical insight that empowers a high-performance organization. 

 

Tim and Denise have been a part of the lives of Special Olympics athletes for over 12 years. Tim has been a volunteer coach for track and field in San Francisco for Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada since 2001, participating in athlete training as well as local, regional and state meets. Tim is a member of the Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada Board of Directors and was a member of the Silicon Valley Special Olympics Northern California advisory board from 2007-09. Tim has sponsored various Special Olympics fundraising events, including our “Spirit of the Season” event for eight years as well as the past two Celebrity Winterfests.

 
 

    

NetScout returns as a proud sponsor of the Let the Games Begin welcome reception for the third consecutive year and has participated in Celebrity Winterfest since 2008. NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) is the market leader in application and network performance management solutions that enable enterprise and service provider organizations to assure the quality of the user experience for business and mobile services. Used by 93 percent of Fortune 100 organizations and more than 148 service providers worldwide, NetScout’s technology helps these organizations proactively manage service delivery and identify emerging performance problems, helping to quickly resolve issues that cause business disruptions or negatively impact users of information technology. 

 

 

After retiring from the North Tahoe Fire Department in 2008, Dirk Schoonmaker started his own Construction business – Schoonmaker Construction. Between building his own house in 1998, working as a structural engineer for five years, and having an innate ability to troubleshoot and solve problems, Dirk has developed a solid business built on the foundation of honesty and fairness. He treats his clients the way he would treat his grandparents, if he were working for them. Dirk’s Brother Jonathan Schoonmaker is a board member for Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada.

 

Why support the 2013 Blazent Celebrity Winterfest®?

All proceeds from the 2013 Blazent Celebrity Winterfest directly benefit the growth of Special Olympics Northern California and Nevada’s Schools Partnership Program.  In 2013-2014, over 6,500 K-12 special education students will train and compete in soccer, basketball and track and field.  By participating in Special Olympics, athletes gain self-confidence and self-esteem that carries over into their every day lives, leading to greater academic success, improved interpersonal relationships and a positive school experience. 

 

I can’t think of another event that can be justified by bringing customers together to discuss business and to build relationships, and by the end of the weekend they are completely absorbed and blown away by the magic of Special Olympics.” - Gary Oliver, CEO Blazent 

 

Learn more about Blazent's community involvement and support.

 

 

For more information about Blazent Celebrity Winterfest 2014, please contact Kim Thornton at kimberlyt@sonc.org.

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SAVE THE DATE FOR 2014

FEBRUARY 28 - MARCH 2, 2014

 

Volunteer opportunities available for 2014!  Learn more.

 

Our 17th Annual Celebrity Winterfest, proudly sponsored by Blazent, was a blast!

Taking place at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort and Diamond Peak Ski Resort, the weekend began with our Welcome Reception on Friday evening.  Our corporate teams rocked it on the hill on Saturday and celebrated their victories at the Awards banquet on Saturday evening.   

 

Top Fastest Teams

1st Place - NetScout (second year in a row)    

2nd Place - Bay Delta 

3rd Place - Schoonmaker Hammer Team

View pictures from Welcome Reception sponsored by NetScout

View pictures from Race Day

View pictures from the Awards Banquet

 

 

 

Plungefest, the culminating event of the weekend, made a huge splash for Special Olympics!

A record breaking $27,000 was raised on Sunday when approximately 100 brave souls with warm hearts took a quick dip in the ice cold waters of Lake Tahoe to raise additional funds for the amazing Special Olympics athletes of Northern California and Nevada.  Check out more pictures from this crazy event!   

                         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meet the true Stars of the weekend - The Special Olympics Athletes who competed on our company teams!

           

   Michael Cotter                 Susie Enos

 

          

    Jacqui Gilpin                  George Harris

 

              

     John Lahti                       Jason Mullis

 

            

     Jacob Price                     Jared Schmidt

 

         

   Ryan Stewart               Philip Sturgeon

 

2013 Proud Title Sponsor

 

2013 Blazent Celebrity Winterfest Athletes Sponsor

 

 

2013 Blazent Celebrity Winterfest Proud Sponsor

 

Let the Games Begin Welcome Reception Host

 

Meet Our Corporate Teams!

 

   

This is Baydelta Maritime’s first year participating at the Blazent Celebrity Winterfest. Baydelta Maritime is a tugboat services company offering ship assistance, petroleum escort and general towing services to the most discerning companies that call on the San Francisco Bay and its tributaries. Baydelta Maritime has been an icon on the San Francisco waterfront since its inception in 1982, enjoying a brand and goodwill typical of much larger organizations. By operating state of the art, technologically advanced tugs, Baydelta provides its customers with a critical link in safe transit of commercial vessel traffic into and out of our harbors. Both risk mitigation and regulatory compliance are important tenants of the companies Baydelta does work for and their customers look to Baydelta's tugs to provide safe and reliable assistance day in and day out. The San Francisco Bay is a very sensitive body of water, this that drives Baydelta to be the best and safest tugs on the water.

 

Blazent is celebrating its 10th year as a marquee supporter of Celebrity Winterfest. Blazent provides IT executives with the necessary information to make confident, data-driven decisions that support IT transformation. Blazent’s IT Analytics & Data Quality solutions deliver a true end-to-end view of the entire IT infrastructure that can be leveraged to optimize IT Service Management, Asset Management, Software Management, Financial Management, and Governance, Risk & Compliance. To date, Blazent solutions are successfully used by some of the largest and most complex IT departments in the world to bring together data from throughout the environment into one convenient place, and provide the analytical insight that empowers a high-performance organization. 

 

Tim and Denise have been a part of the lives of Special Olympics athletes for over 12 years. Tim has been a volunteer coach for track and field in San Francisco for Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada since 2001, participating in athlete training as well as local, regional and state meets. Tim is a member of the Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada Board of Directors and was a member of the Silicon Valley Special Olympics Northern California advisory board from 2007-09. Tim has sponsored various Special Olympics fundraising events, including our “Spirit of the Season” event for eight years as well as the past two Celebrity Winterfests.

 
 

    

NetScout returns as a proud sponsor of the Let the Games Begin welcome reception for the third consecutive year and has participated in Celebrity Winterfest since 2008. NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) is the market leader in application and network performance management solutions that enable enterprise and service provider organizations to assure the quality of the user experience for business and mobile services. Used by 93 percent of Fortune 100 organizations and more than 148 service providers worldwide, NetScout’s technology helps these organizations proactively manage service delivery and identify emerging performance problems, helping to quickly resolve issues that cause business disruptions or negatively impact users of information technology. 

 

 

After retiring from the North Tahoe Fire Department in 2008, Dirk Schoonmaker started his own Construction business – Schoonmaker Construction. Between building his own house in 1998, working as a structural engineer for five years, and having an innate ability to troubleshoot and solve problems, Dirk has developed a solid business built on the foundation of honesty and fairness. He treats his clients the way he would treat his grandparents, if he were working for them. Dirk’s Brother Jonathan Schoonmaker is a board member for Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada.

 

Why support the 2013 Blazent Celebrity Winterfest®?

All proceeds from the 2013 Blazent Celebrity Winterfest directly benefit the growth of Special Olympics Northern California and Nevada’s Schools Partnership Program.  In 2013-2014, over 6,500 K-12 special education students will train and compete in soccer, basketball and track and field.  By participating in Special Olympics, athletes gain self-confidence and self-esteem that carries over into their every day lives, leading to greater academic success, improved interpersonal relationships and a positive school experience. 

 

I can’t think of another event that can be justified by bringing customers together to discuss business and to build relationships, and by the end of the weekend they are completely absorbed and blown away by the magic of Special Olympics.” - Gary Oliver, CEO Blazent 

 

Learn more about Blazent's community involvement and support.

 

 

For more information about Blazent Celebrity Winterfest 2014, please contact Kim Thornton at kimberlyt@sonc.org.

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SAVE THE DATE FOR 2014

FEBRUARY 28 - MARCH 2, 2014

 

Volunteer opportunities available for 2014!  Learn more.

 

Our 17th Annual Celebrity Winterfest, proudly sponsored by Blazent, was a blast!

Taking place at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort and Diamond Peak Ski Resort, the weekend began with our Welcome Reception on Friday evening.  Our corporate teams rocked it on the hill on Saturday and celebrated their victories at the Awards banquet on Saturday evening.   

 

Top Fastest Teams

1st Place - NetScout (second year in a row)    

2nd Place - Bay Delta 

3rd Place - Schoonmaker Hammer Team

View pictures from Welcome Reception sponsored by NetScout

View pictures from Race Day

View pictures from the Awards Banquet

 

 

 

Plungefest, the culminating event of the weekend, made a huge splash for Special Olympics!

A record breaking $27,000 was raised on Sunday when approximately 100 brave souls with warm hearts took a quick dip in the ice cold waters of Lake Tahoe to raise additional funds for the amazing Special Olympics athletes of Northern California and Nevada.  Check out more pictures from this crazy event!   

                         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meet the true Stars of the weekend - The Special Olympics Athletes who competed on our company teams!

           

   Michael Cotter                 Susie Enos

 

          

    Jacqui Gilpin                  George Harris

 

              

     John Lahti                       Jason Mullis

 

            

     Jacob Price                     Jared Schmidt

 

         

   Ryan Stewart               Philip Sturgeon

 

2013 Proud Title Sponsor

 

2013 Blazent Celebrity Winterfest Athletes Sponsor

 

 

2013 Blazent Celebrity Winterfest Proud Sponsor

 

Let the Games Begin Welcome Reception Host

 

Meet Our Corporate Teams!

 

   

This is Baydelta Maritime’s first year participating at the Blazent Celebrity Winterfest. Baydelta Maritime is a tugboat services company offering ship assistance, petroleum escort and general towing services to the most discerning companies that call on the San Francisco Bay and its tributaries. Baydelta Maritime has been an icon on the San Francisco waterfront since its inception in 1982, enjoying a brand and goodwill typical of much larger organizations. By operating state of the art, technologically advanced tugs, Baydelta provides its customers with a critical link in safe transit of commercial vessel traffic into and out of our harbors. Both risk mitigation and regulatory compliance are important tenants of the companies Baydelta does work for and their customers look to Baydelta's tugs to provide safe and reliable assistance day in and day out. The San Francisco Bay is a very sensitive body of water, this that drives Baydelta to be the best and safest tugs on the water.

 

Blazent is celebrating its 10th year as a marquee supporter of Celebrity Winterfest. Blazent provides IT executives with the necessary information to make confident, data-driven decisions that support IT transformation. Blazent’s IT Analytics & Data Quality solutions deliver a true end-to-end view of the entire IT infrastructure that can be leveraged to optimize IT Service Management, Asset Management, Software Management, Financial Management, and Governance, Risk & Compliance. To date, Blazent solutions are successfully used by some of the largest and most complex IT departments in the world to bring together data from throughout the environment into one convenient place, and provide the analytical insight that empowers a high-performance organization. 

 

Tim and Denise have been a part of the lives of Special Olympics athletes for over 12 years. Tim has been a volunteer coach for track and field in San Francisco for Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada since 2001, participating in athlete training as well as local, regional and state meets. Tim is a member of the Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada Board of Directors and was a member of the Silicon Valley Special Olympics Northern California advisory board from 2007-09. Tim has sponsored various Special Olympics fundraising events, including our “Spirit of the Season” event for eight years as well as the past two Celebrity Winterfests.

 
 

    

NetScout returns as a proud sponsor of the Let the Games Begin welcome reception for the third consecutive year and has participated in Celebrity Winterfest since 2008. NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) is the market leader in application and network performance management solutions that enable enterprise and service provider organizations to assure the quality of the user experience for business and mobile services. Used by 93 percent of Fortune 100 organizations and more than 148 service providers worldwide, NetScout’s technology helps these organizations proactively manage service delivery and identify emerging performance problems, helping to quickly resolve issues that cause business disruptions or negatively impact users of information technology. 

 

 

After retiring from the North Tahoe Fire Department in 2008, Dirk Schoonmaker started his own Construction business – Schoonmaker Construction. Between building his own house in 1998, working as a structural engineer for five years, and having an innate ability to troubleshoot and solve problems, Dirk has developed a solid business built on the foundation of honesty and fairness. He treats his clients the way he would treat his grandparents, if he were working for them. Dirk’s Brother Jonathan Schoonmaker is a board member for Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada.

 

Why support the 2013 Blazent Celebrity Winterfest®?

All proceeds from the 2013 Blazent Celebrity Winterfest directly benefit the growth of Special Olympics Northern California and Nevada’s Schools Partnership Program.  In 2013-2014, over 6,500 K-12 special education students will train and compete in soccer, basketball and track and field.  By participating in Special Olympics, athletes gain self-confidence and self-esteem that carries over into their every day lives, leading to greater academic success, improved interpersonal relationships and a positive school experience. 

 

I can’t think of another event that can be justified by bringing customers together to discuss business and to build relationships, and by the end of the weekend they are completely absorbed and blown away by the magic of Special Olympics.” - Gary Oliver, CEO Blazent 

 

Learn more about Blazent's community involvement and support.

 

 

For more information about Blazent Celebrity Winterfest 2014, please contact Kim Thornton at kimberlyt@sonc.org.

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