###About ORDA Established in 1982, the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) was created by the State of New York to manage the facilities used during the 1980 Olympic Winter Games at Lake Placid. ORDA operates Whiteface and Gore Mountain ski areas; the Olympic Sports Complex at Mt. Van Hoevenberg; the Olympic speed skating oval, Olympic jumping complex and Olympic arena. As host to international and national championships, the Authority has brought millions of athletes, spectator and participants to the region, resulting in significant economic development. CONTACT: Jon Lundin (email@example.com) at (518) 523-1655 ext. 213
Wilmington, N.Y. --- It's another Super Sunday, this Sunday, March 13, at Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y. Come celebrate the luck of the Irish with "Shamrock" Sunday, presented by Bud Light, at the Olympic mountain, where skiing and riding is just $35 for adults, $30 for teens and $25 for juniors. While at Whiteface, skiers and riders can log on to Whiteface's Facebook and Twitter pages as clues are revealed throughout the day for the on mountain scavenger hunt and win gear from local ski shops including Cunningham's Ski Barn, Maui North and Viking Ski Shop. At 3 p.m., the party moves to the Cloudspin Lounge for drink specials, prizes, and live music from Trenchtown Oddities. Whiteface boasts the greatest vertical east of the Rockies, 283 skiable acres and 86 trails and was recently named the number-one ski resort in the eastern United States by readers of SKI Magazine. The mountain also received high marks for its Après-Ski (#2), Dining (#2), Family Programs (#2), Scenery (#2), Terrain/Challenge (#2), Lodging (#4) and Overall Satisfaction (#5). And for the 18th consecutive year, Whiteface/Lake Placid was chosen number-one for its Off-Hill Activities, thanks to its array of Olympic-style sports including bobsledding, ice skating, cross country skiing, ski jumping, as well as events such as World Cup racing, shows and concerts. Whiteface was also chosen by SnowEast Magazine readers as the East's favorite resort. Whiteface topped such resorts as Sugarloaf and Sunday River, both in Maine, and even Killington, in Vermont. More than 3,500 readers took part in the poll and they also tabbed Whiteface as the most scenic resort and their favorite destination village. Don't forget about Coca-Cola's Why Not Wednesdays? Present any empty Coca-Cola product and get a one-day adult lift ticket for only $38 at Whiteface. Offer Valid every Wednesday. Offer not valid with any other offers, programs, promotions, discounts, or frequent skier products. Limit one ticket per can. For more information on the Olympic venues and events, and for web cams from five locations, please log on to http://www.whitefacelakeplacid.com/.