Skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes Sunday at Sunday River in Newry. The Santas gathered for the 21st annual Santa Sunday, which raised more than $4,600 for The River Fund Maine, which seeks to increase educational opportunities and bring community members together by supporting organizations in western Maine. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

More than 230 skiing and snowboarding Kris Kringles took to Sunday River Ski Resort on Sunday to raise money for charity. The jolly ol’ St. Nicks took a break last year because of the global pandemic. But they returned to kick off the ski season in full holiday garb. Before dashing through the snow, the Santas must donate a minimum of $20, which helps support local education and recreation programs.

Skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes Sunday at Sunday River in Newry. The Santas gathered for the 21st annual Santa Sunday, which raised more than $4,600 for The River Fund Maine, which seeks to increase educational opportunities and bring community members together by supporting organizations in western Maine. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes Sunday at Sunday River in Newry. The Santas gathered for the 21st annual Santa Sunday, which raised more than $4,600 for The River Fund Maine, which seeks to increase educational opportunities and bring community members together by supporting organizations in western Maine. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes Sunday at Sunday River in Newry. The Santas gathered for the 21st annual Santa Sunday, which raised more than $4,600 for The River Fund Maine, which seeks to increase educational opportunities and bring community members together by supporting organizations in western Maine. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes Sunday at Sunday River in Newry. The Santas gathered for the 21st annual Santa Sunday, which raised more than $4,600 for The River Fund Maine, which seeks to increase educational opportunities and bring community members together by supporting organizations in western Maine. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes Sunday at Sunday River in Newry. The Santas gathered for the 21st annual Santa Sunday, which raised more than $4,600 for The River Fund Maine, which seeks to increase educational opportunities and bring community members together by supporting organizations in western Maine. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes Sunday at Sunday River in Newry. The Santas gathered for the 21st annual Santa Sunday, which raised more than $4,600 for The River Fund Maine, which seeks to increase educational opportunities and bring community members together by supporting organizations in western Maine. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes Sunday at Sunday River in Newry. The Santas gathered for the 21st annual Santa Sunday, which raised more than $4,600 for The River Fund Maine, which seeks to increase educational opportunities and bring community members together by supporting organizations in western Maine. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes Sunday at Sunday River in Newry. The Santas gathered for the 21st annual Santa Sunday, which raised more than $4,600 for The River Fund Maine, which seeks to increase educational opportunities and bring community members together by supporting organizations in western Maine. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes Sunday at Sunday River in Newry. The Santas gathered for the 21st annual Santa Sunday, which raised more than $4,600 for The River Fund Maine, which seeks to increase educational opportunities and bring community members together by supporting organizations in western Maine. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes Sunday at Sunday River in Newry. The Santas gathered for the 21st annual Santa Sunday, which raised more than $4,600 for The River Fund Maine, which seeks to increase educational opportunities and bring community members together by supporting organizations in western Maine. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes Sunday at Sunday River in Newry. The Santas gathered for the 21st annual Santa Sunday, which raised more than $4,600 for The River Fund Maine, which seeks to increase educational opportunities and bring community members together by supporting organizations in western Maine. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes Sunday at Sunday River in Newry. The Santas gathered for the 21st annual Santa Sunday, which raised more than $4,600 for The River Fund Maine, which seeks to increase educational opportunities and bring community members together by supporting organizations in western Maine. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal


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