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The Sixth Annual Ski for the Cure Breast Cancer Awareness Day to benefit the Northeastern Pennsylvania Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure will be held February 23 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Jack Frost Ski Area, 1 Jack Frost Mountain Road, Blakeslee.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. for both the Pledge Ski-A-Thon and Pink Olympic Race Gates. Skiers can get donations to support how many runs they will make as they Ski for the Cure. Pledge sheets are available at Guest Services at JFBB or online at www.jfbb.com. Checks should be payable to Komen for the Cure and can also be mailed to Jack Frost Ski for the Cure, PO Box 1539, Blakeslee, PA 18610. There will be prizes for the individual or team who get the most donations, and to the individual who completes the most runs for the Pledge Ski-A-Thon.

Pink Olympic Race Gates will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. with a medal ceremony at 2 p.m. in the main lodge.

Dedication Run will begin at 11 a.m. on Dematte's Demise Trail, in memory of those who have lost their battle, in honor of those who are surviving breast cancer and in support of those who are currently fighting breast cancer.

$2 of every lift pass sold by JFBB will be donated to NEPA Komen for the Cure, and 100% of the net proceeds from the event will benefit the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Northeastern Pennsylvania Affiliate.

There will be prizes, drawings, games and giveaways. For more information about Ski for the Cure, or to purchase raffle tickets, call Bernie Oldroyd at: 570.443.8425 x 2503.

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