We are excited to announce that this year we will be honoring Bill and Penny George.
The Reach for the Peak Award Dinner has been held every other year since 2006 to honor individuals in our community who have made a significant difference in the lives of people in Eagle County through their extraordinary commitments oftime, leadership, and financial resources to Walking Mountains Science Center. All proceeds from the Reach for the PeakAward Dinner are used to help Walking Mountains Science Center provide over75 field science programs to over 3,000 Eagle County students each year andscience camps to 500 children each summer.
The Reach for the Peak Award Dinner is unique in that no fundraising takes place at the event itself, rather funds areraised in advance through individual and corporate sponsorships and individual ticket sales. The evening’s program includes cocktails, musical entertainment, ecognition of the honorees and presentation of the Reach for the Peak awards. It is a celebration of friendship, philanthropy and Walking Mountains’ mission.
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Walking Mountains Science Center™ is a 501(3c) nonprofit that provides place-based education in natural and environmental science through science programs for Eagle County schools, summer science day camps and overnight camps, adult and family excursions that take place across Vail, Colorado and Eagle County, Colorado. Graduate fellows can apply to be environmental educators and intern naturalists. Our educational programs enhance scientific literacy, build environmental awareness, and inspire stewardship in children, adults, residents and visitors to the Vail area and Rocky Mountains. The science center recently achieved LEED Platinum Certification for the Buck Creek Campus from the U.S. Green Building Council.