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Courtney Bourdas Henn (left) and Michele Stambaugh (right) of Mountasia receive their awards from Dorothy Lewis, Executive Director of the International Association for the Leisure and Entertainment Industry (IALEI).

Michele Stambaugh, general manager of Mountasia won the Manager of the Year award for her work with the YES program in employing those with disabilities and the unique employee motivational programs she uses to inspire her employees.

Mountasia’s director of marketing, Courtney Bourdas Henn took home the 2009 Community Service Award for Mountasia’s Toys for Fire Victims campaign to assist those who lost their homes in the Oakridge Mobile Home Park. Mountasia was able to get support from daytime talk show host, Ellen DeGeneres who helped Mountasia with over $100,000 in toys and home appliances for the fire victims.

Mountasia voted a Reader Favorite
by the Los Angeles Daily News in 2009!

Mountasia voted "Best Place to Throw a Party"
by SCV Residents in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009!

Mountasia voted "Best Place for Kids to Have Fun"
by SCV Residents in 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009!

Mountasia voted "Best Go Karts"
by SCV Residents in 2009!

Mountasia's Executive Director, Courtney Bourdas Henn, wins 2009 Outstanding Young Californian Award from the California Jr. Chamber Foundation.
This award has been given out for over 50 years by the California Jaycees. Each year young men and women are recognized for significantly impacting their lives, their community, or the lives of others in a meaningful and purposeful way. This year, nine individuals between the ages of 18 and 40, were recognized for their contributions. Some of the other honorees included Dustin Brown, Los Angeles Kings Hockey Player, and Danica McKellar, Actress & Mathematical Education Advocate. For her partnership with local schools for TV Turn-off week, her innovative Stay Alive on the Drive program to reduce teen traffic deaths, the recent successful Adoption Awareness Event with Penny Lane, and her coordination of delivering $100,000.00 in Christmas gifts to the Sayre Fire victims in 2008, Courtney was recognized as a community advocate.

Mountasia voted "Best Family Entertainment"
by SCV Residents in 2008!

Farrell's voted "Most Kid-Friendly Restaurant"
by the readers of SCV Living Magazine in August 2007.

Courtney Bourdas Henn, Mountasia's Director of Marketing Wins "40 Under 40" Business Award
from the San Fernando Valley Business Journal in January 2007.

Mountasia nominated for 2006 Large Business of the Year
by the SCV Chamber of Commerce in January 2007.

Courtney Bourdas Henn, Mountasia's Director of Marketing Wins Top Honor from Wm. S. Hart School District
In April 2005, Hart High School District presented select local businesses and individuals awards for their support of the schools and students. Bourdas Henn was awarded the Hart District Super Star Award for spearheading the "Stay Alive on the Drive" program for driving-age students in the District last December 6-10th. Mountasia Fun Center and the City of Santa Clarita, in conjunction with the the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District, the Southern California Auto Club, the SCV Sheriff's Department, the California Highway Patrol, and SCV Safe Rides brought a pilot program, STAY ALIVE ON THE DRIVE, to students of driving age enrolled in Hart District high schools. Students pledged to STAY ALIVE ON THE DRIVE by signing a pledge provided through the ASB. Upon signing the pledge, the student was given a wristband to wear for the week. The wristband, a tool to generate awareness of the need for drivers to be responsible, was also incentive based. Students wearing the wristband were eligible for special free offers and discounts at Mountasia Fun Center, Santa Clarita Lanes, Ice Station Valencia, Fatburger, Maggie Moos Ice Cream & Treatery and Southern California Auto Club. This program was a huge success and we look forward to bringing it to the Hart District and beyond next school year.

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