All proceeds donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation
Submitted — Ski Sundown will play host to a ski-a-thon on Sunday, March 8, 2015 to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Participants will ski as many runs as they can between 9:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Awards will be given in three age categories (5 and under, 6-12, 13+) to the person with the most runs. A “tea-cup auction” will also be held, with over $3,000 in donated items as prizes. The drawings will be held at 1:00 p.m. and you must be present to win. Registration will be held in the base lodge from 7:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. A minimum donation of $10 and a lift ticket or pass are required.
This event is being organized by Madeline Moore and Julia Redfield, both 12-year olds from East Granby.
The girls have been best friends since the age of 3, and participate in their middle school’s ski club program at Ski Sundown.
“We learned about the Make-A-Wish Foundation through our participation in ski races where event proceeds were donated to this foundation. Make-A-Wish grants wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions, and we really want to help,” said Julia Redfield. Last year, Madeline and Julia raised $225 by running hot chocolate and lemonade stands, and collecting returnable cans and bottles. … Continue Reading