Laurel Highlands Blog

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Author : Anna Weltz

Director of PR for the Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau. Full-time mommy, Labrador lover, admitted chocoholic, mini-meteorologist, slightly OCD, “Walking Dead” fanatic! Tweet me: @anna_LHVB


#NeverForget #Honor93 #PlantaTree2016

Posted on May 13, 2016 3:00 PM by Anna Weltz

On a rainy Friday morning, more than 500 volunteers from all over the United States gathered at the Flight 93 National Memorial to get their hands dirty and plant seedlings during a volunteer event, Plant a Tree at Flight 93. Four team members from the Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau were among the crowd, eager to hike through the mud and fog into…

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We Are on the Verge of Reviving a Fourth Ski Destination in Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands! Skiers, rejoice! The long-awaited revival of Laurel Mountain ski area is happening. That’s right. Construction is underway (and ahead of schedule) for a 2016-2017 re-opening after more than 10 years of dormancy thanks to the dedication of…

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A Family Ski Adventure

Posted on January 18, 2016 4:00 PM by Anna Weltz

Finally - a weekend without holiday madness! And what made this weekend even better? Fresh snow on the slopes of Hidden Valley Resort . We were well overdue for a family outing. SO much so that every.single.time a snowflake flew, our four-year-old daughter Emily would freak out and beg to go skiing. You see, Emily started skiing at age two. Some…

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