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June 2012 Archives

For the past 6 weeks the Double H Ranch received a considerable level of support from a handful of generous Facebook fans and donors!The "Choose Your Path" online challenge helped support the programs that bring health and happiness to children battling life-threatening medical conditions. Here's a recap of the events, and some insight as to how those donations positively impact their campers!
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Business is booming in North Creek! Be there to celebrate this Saturday, July 30 at the official Grand Opening, celebrating over a dozen new businesses and the expansion of several others in the Gore Mountain Region.

At 1pm a red ribbon stretched across Main Street will be cut symbolizing the official opening of local businesses, followed by a series of events, with refreshments, live music, sidewalk sales, and other specials.
Summer tourists have poured into the Adirondacks for over a century of summer vacations. Many are allured by the fact that the Adirondacks seem unchanged with time: the same gracious pines, surround the same beautiful lakes, tucked in the same Adirondack mountains...
Tropical storms don't often affect the Adirondacks. But, last summer rains from Tropical Storm Irene devastated a number of upstate areas, including the bridge over Marcy Dam. This bridge was part of one of the most popular hiking trails in the Adirondacks, and we are happy to announce that a new bridge has been constructed.

Adirondack Lakes are known around the world for their beauty, unmarred from any outside influence. However, visitors to the Adirondacks may be facing an uncomfortable reality if these previously untouched lakes become infested with invasive species

Think you're a phenomenal cook? Can you whip up a delicious Southwestern culinary creation? Gus and Deb Castellucci along with their team can! One of five teams who made it to the Double H Ranch Chuckwagon Challenge finals, the team will compete on Friday, June 29 for the gold star prize of $15,000.

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The Double H Ranch is in the midst of a 6-week online fundraising challenge, seeking to raise funds for children battling life-threatening medical challenges. This event- promoted mainly through the use of social media sites like Facebook and Twitter- gets people from around the country to show their support! Are you up for the challenge?

How Can I Make a Difference and Show My Support?

If you're ready to get involved in the "Choose Your Path" online challenge, then follow these quick and easy steps:

rafting-contest.jpgHave you ever been whitewater rafting? Well, here is your chance!

Adirondack River Outfitters has been in the business since the 80s, and are offering a chance to win two wet-suit rentals and two adult passes for a trip down the Hudson River - a $200 value!

Whitewater rafting is a refreshing and exhilarating experience that offers great fun throughout the summer. A few of my friends guided rafts down the river for summer jobs, and I really enjoyed every trip I ever took! 

Take a trip with the pros if you win this great giveaway!

In the second week of the Double H Ranch "Choose Your Path" online challenge, Team Health received a boost in donations from Jeremy Abel, Diahne Iversen and other generous participants! This 6-week, social media-powered fundraising challenge supports the many programs that touch the lives of campers and families who are dealing with life-threatening medical conditions. Find out how easy it is for you to make a donation and show your support right now!