Operation Smile, an international children’s medical charity, is hosting the third annual Park City Celebrity Smile Challenge on Saturday, March 15, to raise funds and awareness for children around the world suffering from cleft lip and cleft palate.

The Celebrity Ski Challenge recognizes the more than 3.8 million healthcare evaluations and over 200,000 life-altering surgeries that Operation Smile has given to children born with facial deformities around the world.

Teams of six racers consisting of one celebrity skier, one professional skier and four amateur skiers/Operation Smile donors will compete in a friendly challenge to raise funds for the organization.

Celebrities currently scheduled to participate include Billy Bush (“Access Hollywood”), Barrett Foa (“NCIS: Los Angeles”), Jay Harrington (“Better Off Ted”), Zachary Levi (“Chuck”), Joel David Moore (“Avatar”), Missy Peregrym (“Rookie Blue”), Jason Ritter (“Parenthood”), Geoff Stults (“Enlisted”), Nicole Sullivan (“Cougar Town”), Michael Trevino (“Vampire Diaries”), Alan Tudyk (“Suburgatory”), Aisha Tyler (“The Talk”), Jenna Ushkowitz (“Glee”), Kate Walsh (“Private Practice”) and Patrick Warburton (“Rules of Engagement”). This year’s event chairs are Billy Bush, NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke, 3 Moms on a Mission’s Stephanie Argyros, Krista Jajonie and Daneia Sanadiki and actress Kate Walsh. Henry Salke will serve as Junior Event Chair for the third consecutive year, and Operation Smile Ambassador Zachary Levi’s company, The Nerd Machine, will serve as the Title Sponsor.

To purchase tickets or to make a donation, visit www.operationsmile.org/parkcity.

WHEN: Saturday, March 15, 2014

Ski Challenge: 12 to 2 p.m
Luncheon and Awards Ceremony 2 p.m.

WHERE: Canyons Resort
4000 Canyons Resort Dr.
Park City, Utah 84098

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