Sochi in Lake PlacidLake Placid, Adirondacks USA - The community of Lake Placid is pleased to announce the winners of the 1980 Winter Games Trivia contest.  

The 1980 Winter Games Trivia contest consisted of a town-wide “scavenger hunt”, serving as a fun way for visitors and residents to learn about Lake Placid’s winter sports heritage, to explore a variety of local businesses and organizations and, of course, to enter to win a number of prizes.

The trivia contest was one of a number of events and programs developed to celebrate Lake Placid’s Olympic Pride and the Sochi Games, and was led by the Village of Lake Placid, the Lake Placid Business Association (LPBA), the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) and the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST).  

Prizes included gift certificates to sponsoring businesses, and a grand prize of a ski trip for two including 2 nights lodging at High Peaks Resort, 2 Olympic Sites Passports, 2 lift tickets to Whiteface Mountain.

CONTEST WINNERS 

GRAND PRIZE

Adam Norcross of Medford, NY 

GIFT CERTIFICATES 

Acadia Herbst, Lake Placid, NY - Dancing Bears Restaurant

Rickie Ann Canny, Lake Placid, NY - Generations Restaurant

Tim Parisian, Massena, NY - Lake Placid Club Boathouse Restaurant

Kaitlyn Gibson, Westport, NY - Lake Placid Gourmet/Temptations

Tony Hanf, Ausable, NY - Lake Placid Pub and Brewery

Kim Ames, Lake Placid, NY - Lisa G's

MJ Huneycutt - Ray Brook, NY - Mykonos Restaurant

Tammy Morrison, Lake Placid, NY - Redneck Bistro

Heather Osgood, VT     - The Cottage

Karen Preston, Lake Placid, NY - ADK Outlet

Jana Hudak, Lake Placid, NY - ADKid

Macie Maddus, Niagara Falls, ONT - Bear Essentials

Brianne St. Louis, Lake Placid, NY - Beglin’s Lake Placid Jewelers & Gifts    

Betsy Richards, Auburn, NY - Cornerstone Rustic and Craft Gallery

David Denninger, Albany, NY - Darrah Cooper Jewelers

Krissa Beamish, Lake Placid, NY - Element Day Spa

Mila Gorodetsky, Staten Island, NY - Fanfare

Danielle Morse, PA - High Falls Gorge

David Denninger, Albany, NY  - High Peaks Cyclery

Bruce Smallacombe, PA - Just Bead It

Emily O’Mahony, Clarence, NY - Lake Placid Market

Sue Lex, Buffalo, NY   - Moon Tree Design

Kirk Andrew, ONT - Outpost Wine and Spirits

Jessica Martin, Lake Placid, NY - Ruthie’s Run

Jody Lucas, Albany, NY - Sparkle

Kathy Heffernan, Albany, NY - Terry Robards: Fine Wines and Spirits

Stephanie Whitelaw, Lake Placid, NY - The Bookstore Plus

Phillippe Leduc, QC - The Fallen Arch

David Kurtz, Staten Island, NY - The ORDA Store

Bonnie Richards, Auburn, NY - The Smoking Cork

David Denninger, Albany, NY    -  Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism 

Stephanie Whitelaw, Lake Placid, NY - Green Goddess

Dennis Murrary, NJ   - The Pines Inn  

The Market - two certificates:
        - Jim Mackerer, Hudson, NY
        - Emily Ives, Ogdensburg, NY

Congratulations to all!  
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