05/13/2013
ABC'S "BACHELORETTE" & "BACHELOR" TRISTA & RYAN SUTTER TO HOST WELCOME RECEPTION
(Denver, CO) – Love Hope Strength Foundation’s 2nd Annual Vail Rocks returns to Vail Mountain in Vail, CO on Saturday, June 15. Vail Rocks features acoustic performances along the trail up Vail Mountain by LHS founder and two-time leukemia survivor Mike Peters (The Alarm, Big Country), Brett Dennen, Cy Curnin (The Fixx) and School of Rock.  Free concert to follow, open to the general public, in Solaris Plaza in Vail Village.

Kicking off Vail Rocks Ryan and Trista Sutter will host a welcome reception at the Vail Rocks host hotel, The Sebastian - Vail, on Friday, June 14.  Registration is currently open for both events at http://lovehopestrength.org/

Vail Rocks supports Love Hope Strength Foundation’s GET ON THE LIST campaign, which registers bone marrow donors from concerts and music festivals around the country.  Over 30,000 marrow donors have been registered into the national database through their partnership with Delete Blood Cancer, resulting in over 500 potentially life-saving matches, which include 4 matches from Vail Rocks 2012.  Additionally, Vail Rocks supports global programs like the recently opened Love Hope Strength children’s cancer wards in Tanzania, where hundreds of children are now being properly diagnosed and treated.

For registration and Vail Rocks event information, please visit:  http://bit.ly/KxNrGn
 
ABOUT LOVE HOPE STRENGTH FOUNDATION:
Love Hope Strength turns concerts into lifesaving events. Through their GET ON THE LIST campaign they register marrow donors resulting in matches from concerts around the world. Love Hope Strength has added 35,000 people to the national marrow database and found over 500 potential life saving matches for patients in need of bone marrow transplants. Through unique events, like Everest Rocks and Kilimanjaro Rocks, they build cancer centers, giving people access to early detection and quality cancer care. Headquartered in Denver, LHS now has chapters in the United Kingdom and Australia.

ABOUT VAIL
There’s no place like Vail for year-round recreation, outdoor pursuits and cultural activities in the heart of the Rockies. Located just two hours west of Denver, Vail’s fresh air, rugged beauty and charming pedestrian village await visitors. Discover a quaint mountain town where outdoor activities abound and the performing arts flourish. Matching the incredible winter mountain experience, Vail from May through October is characterized by a rich culinary scene, family activities, a world-class events schedule and everything in between. This summer guests can experience events like the Vail Jazz Festival, the 25th Anniversary of the Vail International Festival of Dance, BRAVO! Vail, USA Pro Challenge, Gourmet on Gore culinary festival and much more. Vail offers a diverse range of lodging options from luxury brands to boutique hotels, condominiums and vacation rentals. For more information on a Vail vacation, please visit www.vail.com. For more information on the community, please visit www.vailgov.com.



Contact(s)

SHANNON FOLEY HENN, Executive Director, 720.379.7013

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