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Skiers Needed for Courage Center Fundraiser

January 19, 2009

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ — Courage Center’s Ski and
Snowboard Program (CCSS) is seeking participants for their 2nd annual Courage
Cup on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009. All proceeds support skiers with disabilities
by training of instructors and providing specialized ski equipment.

The event, at Trollhaugen in Dresser, Wis., includes a ski race, raffle
and silent auction to benefit CCSS. For $75, teams of three skiers are
matched with a Courage Center adaptive skier for the race. Skiers of all
abilities are encouraged to sign up.


    What:      The Second Annual Courage Cup - raffle, silent auction and ski
               race

    When:      Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009 at 1 p.m.; awards, silent auction and
               raffle at 4 p.m.

    Where:     Trollhaugen, 2232 100th Ave., Dresser, Wisconsin 54009

    Cost:      $25 per person, sign up in teams of three for $75 -- individual
               participants are welcome; lift tickets sold separately

    Sponsors:  Joe's Sporting Goods, Trollhaugen and Disabled Sports USA

About CCSS:

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. To send a donation,
please visit http://www.couragecenter.org and click on the Courage Cup link at
the bottom of the page.

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. Courage Center also specializes 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, please visit
http://www.couragecenter.org.

Contact: Jenny Walsh, Courage Center

               763-520-0480
               Jennifer.walsh@courage.org

SOURCE Courage Center


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