Jen graduated in 1991 and MacKenzie in 1996, so we counted heavily on their high school friends for staff especially during those years. Working around their busy schedules, like homecoming weekends, were sometimes a challenge but worth it!
|Staff 1991 hikers|
Jen soon headed off to college in Pennsylvania, so she brought home some “easterners” and expanded our thoughts about hiring. About this time, we realized Estes Park just didn’t have enough people to serve the summer implosion of travelers, so I recall going to the library to research colleges that had Hotel & Restaurant Management degrees. I sent out letters to each of these schools, offering summer learning experiences and actually received some responses!
A new era for hiring had begun for us. Check out our Centennial Staff albums from over the years.
Written by Lois Smith