A leading Washington apple shipper hopes to skate its way to higher sales with a new promotion.

Chelan Fresh sponsors skating event

Courtesy Chelan Fresh Marketing

Chelan, Wash.-based Chelan Fresh Marketing is an official sponsor of the 2010 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

Chelan-based Chelan Fresh Marketing is the official local fruit sponsor of the 2010 U.S. Figure Skating Championships on Jan. 15-24 in Spokane, Wash., according to a news release.

As part of the promotion, U.S. Skating logos and graphics will be displayed on Chelan Fresh bins, bags, posters and price cards. 

In addition, Chelan Fresh will donate a portion of the sales of each specially marked bag to the U.S. Figure Skating Memorial Fund, which provides financial aid to U.S. figure skaters.