Loll Designs Supports Growing Up Chester

A Chester Bowl Cadet skis down the hill with the ceremonial check.

On Monday, January 2nd, Loll Designs presented a donation check for $25,000 to the Chester Bowl as the third gift in a multi-year partnership for a total contribution of $75,000. This donation is part of Loll’s commitment to 1% for the Planet – a group of businesses financially committed to keeping the planet blue and […]

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Chester Bowl Invests in New Bridge

On opening day, skiers and snowboarders at Chester Bowl crossed from the Thom Storm Chalet to the Alpine hill on a new permanent bridge across Chester Creek! Prior to 2012, there was a dam at the base of the alpine hill; once the pond froze over, crossing was easy! After the flood, which washed out […]

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Ski Hut Supports Chester Bowl Through “Cheers to Chester”

Ski Hut Scott “Potter” Neustal presents Chester Bowl Executive Director Dave Schaeffer with a $30,000 check supporting the Growing Up Chester campaign.

Ski Hut threw a party for Chester Bowl– and announced a significant donation at the event! “Cheers to Chester”, hosted by Ski Hut at Bent Paddle on September 1st, brought hundreds of people together on a hot September night to celebrate Chester Bowl and raise money for Growing Up Chester. Over $4,000 was raised through […]

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Bernick Family Foundation Supports “Growing Up Chester”

Jason Bernick from Bernick’s and the Bernick Family Foundation presents a $25,000 donation to staff and volunteers with Chester Bowl.

Chester Bowl is excited to announce The Bernick Family Foundation selected Chester Bowl as a recipient for a $25,000 grant. This year, the Bernick Family Foundation received requests totaling $364,350 in funding for projects throughout their 7 territories in Minnesota and Wisconsin. The CBIC is thrilled to be one of the 10 programs selected in […]

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Pausing During Pandemic

Archectictual drawing of the proposed chalet with a third floor and a clock tower housing an elevator shaft.

Due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 crisis, we have paused active fundraising for the Growing Up Chester Capital Campaign. We will resume active fundraising when both the health crisis passes and the economy stablizies.

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Ben Norton Joins the Capital Campaign Committee

The Chester Bowl Improvement Club welcomes Ben Norton as the new Fundraising Co-Chair. “I think Chester Bowl is one of the biggest hidden assets in Duluth,” Norton remarked. “My family and I are among the countless families that enjoy Chester Bowl. I feel privileged to be a part of a group that wants the ensure […]

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