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DSES receives grant from Reeve Foundation

Press release Mammoth Lakes, California – Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra (DSES) is proud to announce that we have received a $6,400 Quality of Life grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. The award was one of 107 grants totaling over $735,482 awarded by the Reeve Foundation to nonprofit organizations nationwide that provide more opportunities, […]

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‘Arch of Honor’ for Wounded Warriors on Thursday

Press release For the ninth consecutive year, Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra (DSES) and Mammoth Mountain Ski Area (MMSA) will host Wounded Warriors Operation Mountain Freedom from February 1 – 5, one of two annual Wounded Warrior specific events. Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra expects to have over 40 participants including veterans, active duty, injured, ill or […]

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Low-score winners: (L to R): Guy Bien, Ian Birrell, Christian Newman, and Ryan Clark

Golf tourney benefits Mammoth Lakes Foundation, Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra

Press release Mammoth Lakes, Calif. – Thanks to the generosity of players, sponsors, and donors, the 16th annual Golf Classic on Sept. 13 was a hole-in-one for higher education, the arts, and Wounded Warriors. The Mammoth Lakes Foundation teamed up with Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra this year, and proceeds from the event will support scholarships, […]

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Wounded Warriors at Mammoth Mountain

Note: This event happened late last month – please see the Sierra Wave Media video at the end of the story. By Andy Geisel They came from nearby Camp Pendleton, Wounded Warrior Battalion West – Balboa, Agoura Hills, Rialto and Fontana in California, and as far away as Georgia, Washington, Florida, Virginia and even the […]

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It’s a fundraiser, it’s a party, it’s an Island Extravaganza!

It’s known as the “Party of  the Year” – it’s Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra’s Island Extravaganza. Help support this wonderful local organization by attending the Mardi Gras event or purchasing raffle tickets. After some great skiing and riding at Mammoth Mountain or June Mountain on Saturday, fun times can be had Saturday at Canyon Lodge. […]

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2nd annual Mammoth Half Marathon

2ND ANNUAL MAMMOTH HALF MARATHON & 5K TO BE HELD ON SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 2014 Premier Event to Benefit Mammoth Lakes Community Features a New Route MAMMOTH LAKES, CA – The 2nd Annual Mammoth Half Marathon & 5K, a one-of-a kind race event, with 100 percent of its net proceeds benefiting local causes, is set […]

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Volunteers try to keep up with Ryan Sykes.

Disabled Sports: Operation Mountain Freedom

Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra hosts Operation Mountain Freedom By Andy Geisel, DSES Each year since 2007, Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra (DSES) proudly hosts our nation’s Wounded Warriors. The Warriors received personalized instruction in Alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross-country, biathlon demonstrations – even tubing at Woolly’s Tube Park! In addition, the Warriors were treated to an exclusive screening […]

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Line of WWP supporters at Carl's Jr.

Wounded Warrior fundraiser at Carl’s Jr.

Wounded servicemen and servicewomen face a great many challenges on their return to the United States from deployment overseas in armed conflicts that seemingly have no end. Many suffer severe mental and debilitating physical injuries. There is also the trauma and difficulties faced by their families. In recognition of their service, sacrifice, and in support […]

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High Sierra Fall Century ride hit the heights again

Named as a “Top-Ten Century” bike ride by Bicycling Magazine this year for its “jaw-dropping vistas”, the High Sierra Fall Century ride spans Highway 395 from Mammoth Lakes to Highway 120 outside Lee Vining and back around over nearly 100 miles. Ride options for shorter routes were popular too. The event unfolds the weekend after […]

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Margulies: super bowl win and upcoming movie fundraiser

  The Margulies family of Mammoth Lakes marked a kind of super bowl victory recently and plans for a special movie moment. First, Melissa Margulies.  She belongs to the LA Temptation, a women’s football team in the Lingerie Football League.  The Temptation squared off with the Philadelphia Passion in Las Vegas and won their third […]

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