Two people dressed in winter ski gear sign a large check at the bottom of the ski hill.

ShipRock Management contributes to accessibility improvements at Chester Bowl

In a flurry of winter excitement, the ShipRock Management team stopped by the Thom Storm Chalet to deliver a large check in support of our Growing Up Chester Campaign.

“From Chester Bowl’s ‘Peace in the Parks’ initiative to their inclusive and accessible seasonal programming, we firmly believe that Chester Bowl is an invaluable part of the Duluth community.”

ShipRock Management Investment Broker Blake Shippee.
The gloves are off! Let’s get to work.

The Growing Up Chester Campaign is working to ensure all Duluthians have the option to enjoy the chalet. However, accessibility at the current Thom Storm Chalet is a barrier to program expansion. For example, the second floor can only be reached by climbing a staircase.

The $15,000 donation from ShipRock Management will support the development of the approved designs by LHB. Their plans include the addition of an elevator and a third floor. These renovations are essential to helping Chester Bowl Improvement Club realize its vision of being an open, inclusive, and accessible place for all.

“Who wouldn’t be proud to have the most accessible Ski Hill in the United States in their backyard? We know we are!”

Investment Manager Andy Weyrauch
ShipRock Manangments gives our capital campaign a lift!

The ShipRock Management team’s enthusiasm and support for the chalet renovations have helped bring our total donations to over 30% of our $1.8 Million campaign.

For more information on giving to the Growing Up Chester capital campaign, contact one of our Growing Up Chester fundraising co-chairs:

Curt Leitz | 218-341-1017

Ben Norton | 218-310-1901

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