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Sign Up Now For 3rd Annual Courage Cup Benefit Ski Race

January 19, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ — The Courage Center’s Ski and Snowboard Program (CCSS) is seeking participants for their third annual Courage Cup on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010. All proceeds support skiers with disabilities through training instructors and providing specialized equipment.

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


    What:                  3rd annual Courage Cup Benefit Ski Race

    When:                  Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010
                           Registration - 9 a.m. - noon
                           Competition Class - 11 a.m.
                           Sport Class - 1:30 p.m.
                            Awards, Silent Auction and Raffle - 4
                            p.m.

                            Trollhaugen, 2232 100th Ave., Dresser,
    Where:                  Wis.

    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 and Trollhaugen

About Courage Center Ski and Snowboard (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 CourageCenter.org and click on the Courage Cup link at the bottom of the homepage.

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 www.couragecenter.org.


    Contact:       Jenny Walsh, Courage Center, 763-520-0480
                   Jennifer.walsh@courage.org

SOURCE Courage Center


Source: newswire



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