'Vets in the Valley' event invites veterans to ski for free

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AUBURN, Maine (WMTW) - Lost Valley ski resort in Auburn celebrated veterans Saturday by giving them and their family a free day on the slopes.

160 veterans and there families came out for the first ever "Vets in the Valley" event.

When it was time to warm up veterans could check out the local agencies set up in the lodge to highlight the resources available to them.

"This is our effort of giving back to the community, to give the veterans a chance to get out and ski," said John Herrick of the Lost Valley resort.

There was live music and a buffet as well.

They brewed up a special ale for the occasion called "Vets in the Valley."