Summer 2021 Newsletter

Happy Summer from Sunday River!

With the Chondola spinning on weekends for scenic rides and the Sunday River Golf Club looking better than ever, your happy place is the place to be this summer. We hope you are able to make your home away from home at the Grand Summit part of your plans this summer!

We are excited to bring you the 2021 Summer Owners Newsletter with updates about the hotels and resort activities, spotlights on our hotel team members, and summer 2021 happenings.

Thank you for your continued support of Sunday River and the Grand Summit Hotel! We hope to see you soon.

Kind Regards,

Katie Keough
Owner Services Manager

Joelle Silver
Owner Services Representative
Jordan Hotel Rooms Division Manager

Owner News

Town of Newry Property Tax Update

In accordance with the town of Newry Taxation of Timeshare Units Ordinance, the Grand Summit at Sunday River Owners Association will now be billing and collecting the yearly property taxes on your Grand Summit Hotel quarter share unit for the town of Newry. This ordinance commenced on July 1, 2021, your first bill will be sent on September 1, 2021. Payments should be made to the Grand Summit at Sunday River Owners Association.

Any outstanding taxes for the period prior to July 1, 2021 should be paid directly to the town of Newry (phone: 207-824-3123).

We will be having a virtual information session to answer your questions about this new property tax process. Stay tuned for details. Please contact the Owner Services team with any questions. We are always happy to assist!

Complete Your Owner Calendar Today!

Last call to submit your updated owner usage calendars! We are still accepting late submissions for 2021-2024 owner calendars. New this year, the calendars can be submitted online! Please select your owned quarter and complete one fillable calendar per year. If you would like us to email or mail you a version of the calendar please contact us.

Hotel & Resort Updates

Meet the Hotel Team Members!

Lynn Morin – Front Desk Agent

Where can you be found in the hotel? Right now, at the Front Desk.

How long have you worked at Sunday River? 16 years all together, phew! I started in 2001 but had a little break working away from the resort in 2009. I have worked in many departments around the resort including Perfect Turn aka the SnowSports School, Banquets and Events, Reservations and the Jordan Hotel. But the Grand Summit has always felt like home. I love being back at the Front Desk!

What is your favorite thing about working at Sunday River? Definitely the people. The Sunday River team, guests and owners have been like a family to me for many, many years.

Where is your favorite place to eat in Bethel? Cho-Sun I Love Sushi! Yum!

What is your favorite summer activity? Kayaking at one of the areas many picturesque ponds.

What is your favorite part of the hotel? The Grand Ballroom, especially when it is all glitzed up for a wedding.

ALICE, at Your Service!

We would like to introduce you to the newest member of our Grand Summit Hotel team, ALICE! ALICE is our new guest and owner communication service tool named after one of the most famous housekeepers of all time, Alice from “The Brady Bunch”.

ALICE allows us to message owners and guests important details regarding their reservation, welcome you on the day of your arrival and communicate important information while you are staying with us.

In order to use ALICE during your stay, please make sure you have your contact information up to date with the Owner Services team by using the update your contact information form.

Restaurant Feature – Scenic Summer Eats!

One of the Owner Services Team’s favorite spot to grab a bite to eat during the summer is the Club House at the Sunday River Golf Club.

Our favorite time of day to visit: Morning, noon or night! The Club House is open for breakfast, lunch, happy hour and dinner. We enjoy grabbing a breakfast sandwich on the way to work, lunch and a bag of balls on the range or catching the sunset and Happy Place Hour.

Our favorite menu item: Fried Chicken Sandwich

Our favorite thing about the Club House: The views! Sitting on the deck an enjoying the views of the Mahoosuc Mountains is an experience not to be missed!

Salute Summer with the Maine Brew Fest

The Maine Brew Fest returns to Sunday River on Saturday, September 18. What’s on tap? Craft beer and cider samplings from over 20 Maine breweries. Tickets are on sale now. Buy online in advance and save! Help us close out summer with live music and as many as 100 tasty samplings.

Owner Events

In Person Events

Mugs in the Mountains

Owner Coffee Meet and Greet! Meet the Grand Summit Hotel team while enjoying complimentary coffee, tea and morning pastries. Please RSVP by contacting the Owner Services team.

Saturday, September 11 – 8:00am to 9:30am – Grand Summit Hotel Crown Club

Saturday, October 9 – 8:00am to 9:30am – Grand Summit Hotel Crown Club

S’more Summer Fun

Come join us for lawn games, snacks, and of course S’mores on the Moonstruck patio by the pool!

Labor Day weekend Sunday, September 5- 4:00-6:00pm

Virtual Events

Owner Website and Portal Tutorial

Join your owner services team to learn about the online resources available to owners and how to navigate them. Sign up by emailing Owner Services. Advanced sign up is required.

Thursday, August 26 – 5:00pm-5:45pm via Teams 

Saturday, September 18- 4:00pm-4:45pm via Teams

Advanced sign up by emailing is required.

Intro to Boyne Vacation Club

Come hear about different vacation exchange programs available to you as a benefit of ownership at Sunday River. Sign up by emailing Owner Services. Advanced sign up is required.

Wednesday, August 25- 5:00pm-5:45pm via Teams

Advanced sign up by emailing is required.

Property Tax Process Q & A

Join your owner services and accounting team for more information about the Newry Property Tax update.

This will be an online event. Date and time is to be determined. Stay tuned!

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