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Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra Announces Leadership Evolution

Copeland will focus on veterans’ initiatives as Beardsley takes helm of local organization (Mammoth Lakes, CA – October 6, 2020) The Board of Directors of Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra (DSES) is proud to announce key leadership changes within the organization. This fall, Laura Beardsley will step into the role of Executive Director following several years […]

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Tough but fun(draiser) – Sierra Cycle Challenge benefits DSES

Sierra Cycle Challenge Fundraiser Benefiting Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra July 28th – 30th (Press information) Riders will conquer a 3-day ride circumnavigating the Glass Mountains for a worthy cause. We’ll ride 160 miles of varied terrain with over 10,000 feet of climbing, temperature drops in the mountains and temperature spikes in the desert, blazing sun, wind, and dust […]

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Wounded Warriors and Operation Mountain Freedom

Press release Operation Mountain Freedom brings Wounded Warriors to Mammoth Mountain Ski Area January 22nd to 26th, 2018 Wounded, injured, and ill service members and veterans from across the country will participate in adaptive skiing, snowboarding, and community programs. Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra, in partnership with Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, will welcome 58 participants to […]

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Wounded Warrior Hannah ... Photo by Gregory Merena

Wounded Warriors and families enjoy Operation High Altitude –

Wounded Warriors Thrive in Operation High Altitude Press release Everyone deserves a chance to take a break from daily life, spend time outdoors, and have fun with family and friends. For our Wounded Warriors, these opportunities are hard to come by and often present unique challenges. For one week in June, Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra […]

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It’s a hoot! Help DSES at the Sierra Cycle Challenge

Press release from Kathy Copeland WHAT’S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE??!! Absolutely nothing!! But she only has one leg!? YUP! And she can and does…do it all. This shot is of Jill Hodges, one of our SUPER volunteer ski instructors and me…from last year’s SIERRA CYCLE CHALLENGE. Hoot! Inspirational and motivating to be sure! I need […]

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Mmmm … Mammoth Coffee Roasting Company opens

Mammoth Coffee Roasting to open, underground, July 4th Weekend. Wholesale and retail coffee sales will support Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra. (Press release) Mammoth Lakes, CA– What do you get when you combine a manufacturing owner, who happens to be a chemist, with an artistic administrative VP, who happens to be his wife…? The Mammoth Coffee […]

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Second Chance employees Sadie and Angie with Manager Cai, Volunteer Paul, employee Jeremiah, and Jeremiah's father and volunteer Dan ... Photo courtesy of DSES

Second Chance Thrift Shop gets new home

Press release Second Chance Thrift Shop Moving to Permanent Home New location at 501 Old Mammoth Road opening 4th of July weekend Second Chance Thrift Shop is moving to a new, permanent home. A beloved local source for used sporting goods, clothing, furniture, and home goods, Second Chance Thrift Shop will open its doors in […]

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DSES, Mammoth Mountain to host Para Championships

Press release Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra and Mammoth Mountain Ski Area are thrilled to be hosting the 2017 US Canadian Para Alpine Skiing National Championships. From March 28 to 31, top racers from across North America will compete in Paralympic level Alpine Slalom and Giant Slalom races, the first event of its kind at Mammoth […]

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Eastern Sierra Music Festival this week at Fairgrounds

Press release A special Dignitary —  Col. Greg Martin – will be in Bishop for the Eastern Sierra Music Festival this Friday and Saturday at the Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop. Col. Martin and his wife, Rosie, will be attending with the Colonel briefly addressing the crowd. He is a former WWBn CO (Wounded Warrior Battalion West […]

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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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