Karl’s Kids Ski Day fundraiser at Sugarloaf March 6-7

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 10:00am

The 13th annual Karl’s Kids Ski Day fundraiser will be held on Saturday and Sunday, March 6 and 7 at Sugarloaf. Since its inception, Karl’s Kids has helped more than 1,600 children in Lincoln County over the past 13 years.

Karl’s Kids is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping less fortunate Lincoln County youth, up to age 18, participate in athletics by providing all kinds of sports equipment such as sneakers, cleats, football equipment, soccer equipment, basketballs, team uniforms, scuba gear, helmets, bicycles, and more.

This year’s event kicks off on Friday, March 6 from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Sugar Bowl for a family night of food, games, and fun, proceeds benefiting Karl’s Kids. The following morning, Saturday, March 7 the slopes will become a winter wonderland of activities. There will be skiing all day followed by a fun race on the Boardwalk racecourse from 2 to 3:30 p.m. A $5 donation to Karl’s Kids will provide two runs for a chance to win prizes for fastest run, slowest run and craziest dressed skier. Auction items will be available for bidding all day at the Sugarloaf Hotel. The closing reception will take place at the Sugarloaf Hotel after the race from 4:30 to 6 p.m. with free hors d’ oeuvres and beverages for children, a cash bar, announcement of the ski race winners, and closing remarks.

This year’s auction items will entice buyers with the most discerning eye. Auction items include, but are not limited to: variety of Coastal Waters Cruises; Sugarloaf Golf & Stay; Red Sox tickets; lobster bake for eight; many restaurant and Reny’s gift certificates, and lots of other wicked good stuff.

Sugarloaf will give a room/lodging discount to folks who mention Karl’s Kids 2020 when they book through 1-800-THE-LOAF. Discounted lift ticket vouchers are available to all Karl’s Kids participants by contacting berger@tidewater.net

If you are interested in making a difference in children’s lives, a contribution can be made to Karl’s Kids, c/o Damariscotta-Newcastle Rotary Club, 110 Gibbs Road, Wiscasset, ME 04578. Sponsorships and auction items are appreciated.

Karl’s Kids is a Damariscotta/Newcastle, Maine Rotary Club community outreach program dedicated to the memory of long-time Rotarian, Karl F. Berger. If you are a parent, coach, teacher, mentor or friend of a child in need, please visit www.karlskids.org and complete the grant application. Information is kept strictly confidential and not released to the general public.