15th Year of the Refuse to Abuse Ski/Snowboard Event

For Immediate Release: March 23, 2004

Contact:Vermont Department of Health
Communication Office
802- 863-7281

BURLINGTON - The Vermont Department of Health and one of Vermont’s leading ski areas – Killington – are teaming up to sponsor this year’s “ Refuse to Abuse ” ski and snowboard event on Sunday, March 28. The event benefits substance abuse projects throughout the state.

Youth and adults of all ages are encouraged to participate, especially school and other youth groups.

For only $25, any Vermont resident can purchase a full day lift ticket. Half the price of the ticket will go to a substance abuse project of the ticket holder’s choice.

Registration is between 8 a.m. and noon at the Resort Center at Snowshed.

All ticket holders will be entered into a raffle for prizes like a snowboard, parka and t-shirts.