The Marquette Mountain Ski Patrol partnered with the Eagle Mine and Upper Peninsula Health Plan for a day of education and free giveaways. They distributed free snowsports helmets as part of Mountain Lids on Kids and Snowsports Safety Day, and also provided safety videos, games, music, and a party. According to Ski Patrol Director Debbie Cook, the annual event’s main purpose is to encourage kids to get outside and the next big event will involve making snow when temperatures drop.
Marquette Mountain Ski Patrol Hosts Educational Event with Eagle Mine and Upper Peninsula Health Plan
On Saturday, the Marquette Mountain Ski Patrol partnered with Eagle Mine and Upper Peninsula Health Plan. The partnership aimed to promote safety through education and distribute complimentary snow sports helmets.
This initiative, a part of the Mountain Lids on Kids and Snowsports Safety Day, offered fun activities such as games, smores, and music for families. Ski Patrol Director Debbie Cook highlighted the event’s dual aim of ensuring safety and hosting a day of enjoyment.
“We’ve displayed safety videos and provided a quick safety talk to keep everyone safe on the hill. After helmet distribution, it’s a daylong party,” Cook stated.
This annual event encourages outdoor activity amongst children. As for the next major event at Marquette Mountain, Cook revealed that they are waiting for temperatures to drop enough to begin snow production.
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