Veterans Appreciation Weekend at Taos Ski Valley

Brinn Colenda

During the weekend of 24-25 January 2015, some 750 veterans, active duty and retired military, families and friends gathered at the Taos Ski Valley to feast, celebrate and recreate. Organized by disabled veteran Don Peters, founder of Not Forgotten, an organization dedicated motivate injured vets to participate in recreational activities to promote healing, and aided by the Taos Ski Valley (TSV), the Town of Taos, local VFW Post 3259, the Taos Milagro Rotary and others, the weekend was a smashing success. Here’s the full article and photos:

http://www.taosnews.com/sports/article_52fb2422-a896-11e4-854e-bf362f331e7b.html

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Vets and families arrived from as far away as Florida and Washington State to engage in winter sports and camaraderie with fellow vets. TSV provided discounted lift tickets, lessons and free equipment rentals. The Grand Junction (Colorado) VA provided special adaptive ski equipment for the disabled vets.

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Don Peters, seated, in the foreground

The success of the Not Forgotten/TSV Veterans Appreciation Weekend…

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