Photo: Adam Lapierre
A huge thank you to Mt. Hood Meadows and staff for their continued support with the Hood River-Tsuruta Sister City Organization. Each year Meadows is kind enough to donate rentals, lift tickets and lessons to a group of 20 or so middle school students visiting Hood River from Tsuruta, Japan. The ski trip a highlight of their trip and wouldn’t be possible without the support of Meadows. This year we had 23 students participate in the exchange, and between managers, instructors and rental staff, we were able to get the group geared up and on the ski hill within an hour of arriving. On behalf of the Hood River Sister City Committee and our Japanese visitors, DOMO ARIGATO for everything.