December 22, 2012 – Bethany Hamilton – Olympic Village Lodge
On December 22, 2012, Squaw Valley Institute (SVI) hosted Bethany Hamilton, athlete, surfer, motivational speaker and author of “Soul Surfer” at Olympic Village Lodge. In attendance: 540 Community impact: The youth in our community was strongly impacted by these stories of infectious positivity, perseverance, and passion. Over 300 students were given the opportunity to connect with Bethany personally, ask questions, and collaboratively reflect on triumph over adversity.
Squaw Valley Institute (SVI) would like to thank everyone who attended the event. It was an inspiring and illuminating presentation! Audience members had such passionate and thoughtful questions during the speaker Q & A portion. A very special thanks to our generous event and organization sponsors. Also, thank you to those who participated in our silent charity auction and raffle. Our organization is deeply appreciative of the generous and continued support from our members, donors, and sponsors.
Thank you to everyone who attended this event!