Photo: Auction to help the autistic |

Photo: Auction to help the autistic

Aspen big mountain skier Chris Davenport, left, auctions off a ski day with former World Cup ski racer Bode Miller, second from left, at Saturday night's Light It Up Blue event at the Hotel Jerome. The annual event raises money for Ascendigo, an athletic camp in the Roaring Fork Valley for kids on the Autism spectrum. The ski day with Miller sold for $17,000, and many other auction items also brought in 5-digit sums. Roughly $40,000 also was raised via text donations from those in attendance before the evening was over.
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