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Jeff Harbers Adaptive Sports Center Opens

December 30, 2011 marked the opening of the Jeff Harbers Adaptive Sports Center.  It is a wonderful legacy to Jeff’s keen interest in supporting the Whistler community:

“(Jeff) believed that the community that gave him so much pleasure should be given back to,” said widow Renee Harbers during Friday’s reception. “He also was a passionate outdoorsman and sportsman, and I know from whatever piste he’s skiing on now, he’d be delighted that his resources are going towards making the outdoors and sports available to everyone.”

American Friends of Whistler contributed $117,000 toward construction of the center.

American Thanksgiving 2011

American Thanksgiving typically launches the ski season.  Pique used it to profile recent activities of American Friends of Whistler.

“[We] have come to have a real affection for Whistler and this gives them an opportunity to give back to, I would say, their second home, and make a difference for the general well being of the community,” said Rod Rohda, president of the AFOW.