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Ski areas raise $9,600 for Haiti relief efforts

Post by Jeff Mayor / The News Tribune on Jan. 22, 2010 at 9:53 am |
January 22, 2010 9:53 am

Skiers at Crystal Mountain and The Summit at Snoqualmie helped raise more than $9,500 for relief efforts in Haiti.

The two Puget Sound ski areas donated $1 from every lift ticket sold on Saturday, as well as took donation.

The Summit at Snoqualmie contributed $5,666, while $3,966 was raised at Crystal.

The areas are owned by Boyne Resorts, which held a similar fundraisers at its resorts in the United States and Canada. All told, $30,528 will be donated to the Red Cross in both nations.

Donations also were collected at the company’s Big Sky, Boyne Highlands, Boyne Mountain, Brighton, , Cypress Mountain, Loon Mountain, Sugarloaf and Sunday River resorts.

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