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Surprise donor helps Ski Gull reach McQuinn family match


Surprise donors pledge $50,000 to Ski Gull

John Hart and his wife Carrie, from Crosslake and London, England, stepped forward with a $50,000 donation to help Ski Gull meet a McQuinn family $100,000 match. The McQuinn family created the $100,000 debt reduction match to Ski Gull in honor of their late son Charles, 41, who died in an automobile crash in September of 2011.

Charles McQuinn served on the Ski Gull Board and was known for giving back to the community.

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