Kid's Sled Ride's Day a big success

Thank you to everyone that helped put on the Kids Sled Dog Race yesterday. It was a great success with around 200 kids getting rides. By the smiles on their faces, I think they will have good memories of that for years to come.

  • Thanks Krissy Kovachich for coordinating the entire event including being a musher, a dog handler, and our celebrity spokes person! ( see her TV6 Interview here )
  • Nice work Jon Koskiniemi for taking care of all the food and beverages
  • Rob Greenhoe and his daughter setting up and staffing the Merchandise stand ($424 is sales plus $142 in donations)
  • Jaime Thyrion of River Valley Bank for coordinating our guest riders and bringing volunteers from the bank
  • Ben Miller and his team for making the trail
  • Tom, Sally, and Roy Bauer and family from Otter River Sled Dog Training Center and Wilderness Adventures for bringing the stars of the show their wonderful racing teams
  • The MTU Mushing club
  • Frank Fiala and Boone Fiala over at 5th and Elm for providing the coffee
  • Pat's Foods for donating the Hot Dogs
  • Aspirus Keweenaw for donating the Hot Chocolate
  • Jerry and Pat Trudell from Sharks Came Racing... for bringing some of their team to interact with the kids and for photos
  • Any the many volunteers that helped handle the dogs, get kids on the sled, kept the dogs on the trail, sanded the ice and everything else it takes to put this on this great event