Press Release – July 23, 2012
Mt. Hood Resorts
THE RESORT UNVEILS NEW “LAKESIDE LAWN” OUTDOOR WEDDING STRUCTURE
Award-Winning Mt. Hood destination adds to outdoor wedding amenities with new covered altar
Images courtesy Catherine Conky for The Resort at The Mountain
WELCHES (Mt. Hood), Ore. – (July 23, 2012) - Brides planning to say “I do” will fall in love with Lakeside Lawn, the newest wedding venue available at The Resort at The Mountain in Welches, Ore.
The award-winning Mt. Hood wedding destination recently unveiled the outdoor wedding structure located adjacent to The Tent Pavilion, overlooking the lake at The Resort. The permanent covered altar provides couples with an ideal setting for their wedding. Lakeside Lawn is constructed with true Northwest flair and measures 13-feet by 17-feet with standout features including Douglas Fir hand-hewn logs, cedar shake roofing, quartzite slab flooring and river rock footings.
Lakeside Lawn can accommodate a bridal party of any size and enhances the natural beauty and setting of mountain weddings at The Resort. Additionally, the names of couples married at Lakeside Lawn will be engraved on the inner beams, creating lasting memories and providing opportunities for couples to return and reminisce about their special day or renew their vows.
“Lakeside Lawn adds so much character to outdoor weddings at The Resort,” said Becca Kolibaba, director of catering and conference services at The Resort. “The backdrop of the mountain, lake and gorgeous resort grounds make for a picture-perfect wedding, and the addition of Lakeside Lawn complements the unique ambiance of a mountainside wedding.”
With indoor and outdoor accommodations, The Resort offers a wealth of flexible wedding and special event options to accommodate parties as small as eight and as large as 450. From start to finish, The Resort offers award-winning wedding and special event services including expert wedding planners to ensure brides’ needs and wants are exceeded, onsite catering from Altitude Restaurant and pre-wedding Bridal Boot Camp fitness programs at The Spa.
The Resort is a two-time consecutive winner of The Knot Best of Weddings in the Ceremony and Reception category, winner of Oregon Bride’s 2012 Best of Bride Award for Best All-Inclusive Resort statewide, as well asWedding Wire’s 2012 Bride’s Choice winner for Portland-area Ceremony and Reception venue. Additionally, The Resort’s Bridal Boot Camp fitness program was recognized by Oregon Bride as the 2011 Editor’s Pick for Best New Get In-Shape Plan.
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 http://www.TheResort.com.