Katahdin Trust Company has announced a $15,000 donation they've made to Bigrock Mountain in Mars Hill with the hope of helping the ski area continue to provide affordable, healthy family winter activities.

(left to right) Tori Barber, Mars Hill Branch Manager and Retail Services Officer, Katahdin Trust Company; Bill Getman, General Manager of Bigrock Mountain; Ryan Guerrette, Operations Manager, Bigrock Mountain; and Jon Prescott, President and CEO of Katahdin Trust Company.

“We are most appreciative of Katahdin Trust Company’s support,” said Bill Getman, General Manager of Bigrock Mountain. “This contribution brings us closer to our goal of $300,000 to keep the ski area open and fund a three-year plan to restore the mountain to profitability.”

“Bigrock Mountain is a source of pride for not only the families and businesses in Mars Hill, but also the surrounding communities,” stated Jon Prescott, President and CEO of Katahdin Trust Company. “We are privileged to make this pledge in the knowledge that Bigrock Mountain is a great asset to the area and an operation that should be preserved. Together, we can make this happen and we’ll continue to work diligently to help ensure the fiscal viability of Bigrock,” added Prescott.

To learn more about the Bigrock capital campaign and how you can help, visit bigrockmaine.com