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United Way ski benefit is Saturday

A skiing event this weekend will help benefit Packing for the Weekend.

The United Way of Goodhue, Wabasha and Pierce Counties will hold I Ski This Way for United Way March 8 starting at 9 a.m. at Welch Ski Village. Cost is $15 and can be paid the day of the event. The cost includes a prize drawing entry and $5 off a daily ski pass.

Participants should come dressed in silly ski attire and could win awards, including the silliest outfit, best pair, best group and most Minnesotan.

There also will be a drawing for prizes, including a Welch Village season pass, a pair of Red Wing boots, a stay and buffet at Treasure Island Resort & Casino, a two-night stay at the Golden Lantern B&B and more.