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Courage Center Ski and Snowboard Program Seeks Volunteers and Students for Buena Vista Ski Program

January 13, 2009

BEMIDJI, Minn., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ — Courage Center’s Ski and Snowboard
Program (CCSS) seeks volunteers and students for their Buena Vista Adaptive
Ski Program in Bemidji, Minn.

Volunteers assist skiers with disabilities who are participating in a
six-week adaptive ski program, Jan. 25-March 8, from 1 to 4 p.m. (no session
over President’s Day weekend). The cost to skiers is $100.

Volunteer instructors are also being recruited and are required to
participate in a training program Friday, Jan. 16 at Bemidji State University,
and Jan. 17-18 at Buena Vista Ski Area.

For more information on CCSS, please go to
http://www.couragecenter.org/sports and select “Alpine Skiing” from the
navigation menu on the left, or contact Karyl Hoeger at 763-520-0569.

About Courage Center Ski and Snowboard

Courage Center Ski and Snowboard is a Professional Ski Instructors of
America (PSIA) teaching school that provides ski and snowboard instruction for
people with physical disabilities or visual impairments.

About Courage Center

Courage Center is a nonprofit rehabilitation and resource center that
advances the lives of children and adults experiencing barriers to health and
independence. At Courage Center, we specialize in treating brain injury,
spinal cord injury, stroke, chronic pain, autism, and disabilities experienced
since birth. Founded in 1928, Minneapolis-based Courage Center offers
advanced technologies and innovation provided in part through the efforts of
thousands of volunteers and donors. For more information visit
http://www.CourageCenter.org.

Contact: Lisa Papp-Richards, 218-766-6822

               Karyl Hoeger, 763-520-0569

SOURCE Courage Center


Source: newswire



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