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Ski and ride for $40 or less to benefit local schools

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. - Take advantage of discounted lift tickets and support local education when you pre-purchase Skiing for Schools lift tickets to participating resorts.

Upcoming Skiing for Schools days

• Sugar Bowl, $35 lift tickets valid any one day, Dec. 15-21

• Royal Gorge, $15 trail pass valid any one day, Dec. 17-23

• Northstar California, $40 lift ticket valid any one day, Jan. 6- 11

• Tahoe Donner Cross Country, $15 trail pass valid any one day, Jan. 6 - 11

• Homewood Mountain Resort, $35 lift ticket valid any one day, Jan. 13-18

• Tahoe Donner Ski Area, $25 lift ticket valid any one day, Jan. 27-Feb. 1

• Tahoe Cross County, $15 trail pass valid any one day, Jan. 27-Feb. 1

• Resort at Squaw Creek, $15 trail pass valid any one day, Feb. 3-9

• Sugar Bowl, $35 lift ticket valid any one day, March 23-29

• Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows, $35 lift ticket valid any one day at either resort from April 7 through the end of season.

"We are so pleased to bring this program back for another season," explains Laura Abbey Brown, executive director of the Foundation. "Skiers and snowboarders can take advantage of discounted tickets and our local students benefit greatly."

Downhill resort tickets may be purchased the week prior to the designated dates at Porters Sports in Truckee and Tahoe Dave's in Tahoe City, Truckee and Kings Beach. Cross-country resort tickets may be purchased the week prior to the designated dates at Paco's in Truckee and Alpenglow Sports in Tahoe City. A limited number of tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis and will not be available at the resorts the day of the event. Check and cash are payment only. Tickets are not refundable.

Proceeds from each lift ticket purchase goes directly to the Excellence in Education Foundation, which provides enhanced educational opportunities to Tahoe Truckee area students.

The Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization that supports quality education with the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District. Each year the Foundation raises money and provides grants, resources and partnerships to benefit students, teachers and educational community as a whole.

For more information and updates, visit www.exined.org.


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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Nov 29, 2012 04:43PM Published Nov 29, 2012 04:38PM Copyright 2012 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.