Sacramento, CA — Senator Tom Berryhill honored Dodge Ridge Ski Resort as the “Small Business of the Year” for the 14th Senate District.
Senator Berryhill says, “Dodge Ridge is an important part of the community. The Helms family continues to make Dodge Ridge a family friendly place, and year-round destination for the outdoors. Small businesses are the backbone of our communities and Dodge Ridge demonstrates the best of that.”
Dodge Ridge has been owned and operated by the Helms family for 36 years. Dodge Ridge opened to skiers in 1950.
Owner Sally Helm says she and Frank Helm were recognized for being leaders in recreation and “for the continual growth and expansion of the ski area and for the family values we bring to the area” Dodge Ridge has hosted events benefiting the Society for Handicapped Children and Adults and supported Habitat for Humanity, ReHorse Rescue and other local organizations. Sally says they were so honored and wanted to thank their management and winter staff because with out them this award would not be possible.”