Club performs on Alton PoolThe Alton Water Ski Club is making a pitch to potential members to get ready to join once the weather warms up.  The club dates back to 1955, and while a small group of skiers is trying to keep the group alive, they hope the river will cooperate this year so more people can enjoy the sport.

The group has a ski jump ramp and a beach it uses along the Great River Road at Clifton Terrace.   Alton Water Ski Club Vice President Todd Thompson says anyone is welcome to join:

 

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A mouse race fundraiser for the club is coming up on March 14 at the Alton VFW.  For more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/122739054426911/?ref=br_tf

You can also hear the full interview with Thompson who was a recent guest on The Big Z’s Let’s Talk.  Click LISTEN at the top of the page.

 

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