FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Sun City, Arizona – Friday, April 15, 2011 – Sun Valley Lodge will host the fourth installment of the Discover Arizona series on Thursday, April 21st at 10:00 AM with a program entitled “Spelunking for the Corps: The Civilian Conservation Corps at Colossal Cave Mountain Park.”
The presentation will be made by J.J. Lamb, Director of the Vail Preservation Society. Ms. Lamb has collected over 60 oral histories related to the New Deal and local history. In this fascinating presentation she will recount the story of the ‘boys’ of CCC Camp SP-10-A who worked underground surrounded by the natural beauty of stalactites and stalagmites to develop Colossal Cave as a tourism destination during the mid 1940’s.
The Discover Arizona programs are free and open to the public. They are made possible by a grant from the Arizona Humanities Council. Sun Valley Lodge is located at 12415 N. 103rd Avenue in Sun City. For more information please call (623) 933-0137.
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