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Press Release – July 16, 2012

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Premier Oregon Destination Recognized in 2012 Best of Weddings Awards

Becca Kolibaba, Director of Conference and Catering Services and Tami Kay Galvin, Banquet Manager

From left: Becca Kolibaba, Director of Conference and Catering Services;
Tami Kay Galvin, Banquet Manager

WELCHES, Ore. – (July 16, 2012) - Recognized for its elegant, yet rustic, mountain location with plentiful indoor and outdoor wedding options, The Resort at The Mountain has been named the Best All-Inclusive Resort, statewide, in the 2012 Best of Bride awards from Oregon Bride. The premier Oregon property was also a finalist in the Best Oregon Wedding Destination and Best Venue for Large Gala categories.

“It’s a great honor to be recognized with this award,” said Becca Kolibaba, director of catering and conference services at The Resort. “It’s a privilege to work with such a dedicated team, each of whom is committed to providing couples with the best possible services to make their day as special as it can be.”

The Resort at The Mountain is a premier wedding destination

Images courtesy of The Resort at The Mountain

Oregon Bride’s annual Best of Bride awards recognize the state’s top wedding venues, hotels, florists, photographers, caterers and more. Winners are selected by popular vote through the publication’s website. The general public, including brides and wedding professionals, named The Resort Best All-Inclusive Resort statewide from more than 50 nominated venues.

With 15,000 square feet of flexible indoor space, including the 7,000-square-foot Cascades Ballroom, and additional outdoor event space with capacities for up to 450 guests, The Resort offers a wide variety of event spaces to accommodate weddings as small as 10 and as large as 450.

In addition to its flexible event spaces, The Resort provides onsite catering for all food and beverage needs, as well as lodging in comfortable guest rooms, suites or villas, and a wealth of pre- and post-wedding recreation for both the bridal party and their guests. The Resort’s Bridal Boot Camp was selected as Oregon Bride’s 2011 Editors’ Pick for Best New Get-In-Shape Plan.

The Resort is located along the western slope of Mt. Hood, less than one hour from Portland, Ore. The premier golf, spa and meeting destination offers 157 guest rooms and suites, including dog-friendly accommodations; two restaurants; historic 27-hole golf club, The Courses; wellness-focused spa; year-round heated and seasonally covered outdoor pool; as well as a variety of recreation, hiking and sports activities.

For more information about weddings and special events at The Resort, visit or contact Leyla Amrani, catering and conferences manager, at (503) 622-2223 or

About The Resort at The Mountain
The Resort at The Mountain is located at 68010 E. Fairway Avenue in Welches, Ore., at the western base of Mt. Hood. The premier Oregon destination is a recipient of the 2012 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence; three-time recipient of Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Award; 2011 Incentive Platinum Choice Award; 2011 Elite Meetings International Elite Gold Certification; winner of The Knot Best of Weddings 2011 and 2012 Ceremony and Reception category; winner of the 2011 Oregon Bride Editors’ Pick Best Get-In-Shape Plan; winner of the 2012 Oregon Bride Best All-Inclusive Wedding Destination; and winner of the 2012 Wedding WireBrides’ Choice Award for Portland Ceremony and Reception Venue. The Resort has something for everyone with activities including golf, spa, skiing, fly fishing, croquet and tennis, along with 18,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space. In 2009, The Resort completed a $14 million renovation and expansion to offer high-end accommodations and public areas that are ideal for both corporate meetings and leisure travelers. The Resort is a member of Stash Hotel RewardsTM, a point-based rewards program that allows guests at independent hotels to quickly earn free stays at participating properties. For reservations, call toll-free (877) 439-6774. Contact The Resort at The Mountain directly at (503) 622-3101 or visit


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