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Partners in Ability
27
Jan

PARTNER IN ABILITY

“OUR SENIOR LEADERSHIP OFFSITE AT THE NAC WAS AN INSPIRING EXPERIENCE … IT REINFORCED WHAT A REMARKABLE ORGANIZATION THE NAC IS TO THE PARK CITY COMMUNITY AND THE PRIDE WE HAVE IN THE PARTNERSHIP WE HAVE TOGETHER.” -DEIRDRA WALSH, DIRECTOR OF MOUNTAIN DINING, PARK CITY

“For many of us, this was our first time at the NAC,” says Park City‘s Director of Marketing, Davy Ratchford, of the resort’s recent senior leadership offsite at the National Ability Center Ranch.

The retreat, focused on capitalizing on team strengths and each person’s unique abilities to help operate America’s largest ski resort with world-class precision, provided Park City’s leadership an opportunity to experience the impact of their work with the National Ability Center from a new perspective – the perspective of those who the partnership impacts every day.

Ratchford explains, “We learned about our ‘abilities’ instead of ‘disabilities’ and the facilitators created a safe, fun and inspiring environment for us to grow.”

Like many of the groups that come to the National Ability Center, Park City learned about resilience, empowerment and ability while they embraced a variety of different abilities (spinal cord injury, visual impairment, amputation and others) and perceived limitations in strength, sight and balance on our high ropes course. Each part of the challenge course completed earned a piece of an adaptive cycle for two adaptive cycles supported by Vail’s Epic Promise and much needed by children with…READ MORE.