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Club meeting Thurs., 9/12 @ 7 PM at the Clear

Club meeting Thurs., 9/12 @ 7 PM at the Clear

Hi all, hope you can join us for monthly club meeting Thursday night. With our season fast approaching, we are in need of help with trail repair, trimming, etc. Please let us know if/when you can help (weekdays and/or weekends) Also, Dot lost a gray trimmer earlier this year. It looks like this with the extending poles, but it’s gray. If anyone has found it, can you return it? Thanks!!

Request for help

Request for help

Hi all ~ Dot and I spent all day yesterday cleaning out culverts and removing trees from the trails. We’re hoping for some help this coming Sat., 5/25 – looking to assemble some crews from 8 – 12. The 4/15 flooding left the trails a mess so we have a lot of work to do in these off months to prepare for next season. If you have any time during the week to help, that’s great too as Dot is out every day doing what she can to maintain the trails and what she accomplishes is a LOT. Thanks to you landowners who took down the trail markers and left them in a pile for us. That helped us a lot!! Thanks all!

Club meeting Thurs., 5/9 @ 7p

Club meeting Thurs., 5/9 @ 7p

Please join us on Thursday evening for our club meeting at the Clear. Come at 6p if you care to join others for dinner prior to the meeting. We’ll be looking for volunteers to attend the VAST workshop on Sat., 5/18 as well trail maintenance crews during these ‘off’ months. This recent flooding was brutal in spots. Remember, the work we do now helps better our bridges/trails for better riding in the winter.

Landowner’s dinner Thank You

Landowner’s dinner Thank You

Thank you to all who were able to attend and support our dinner last week. We had a great time, won lots of great prizes and had an opportunity to thank the landowner’s for allowing us usage of their property for riding.

We’d like to take an opportunity to thank these local businesses for their generosity in offering a door/raffle prize for our event (in no special order):

Baker Distributing, Swiss Farm, Colton Enterprises, CV Oil, Rumanto’s, Choice’s, Moguls, The Original General Store (Pittsfield), Clear River Tavern, Pristine Mt. Springs, Goodrow Lumber, Central VT Cycle, Conant Sports, Toziers, Pete’s Pro Shop, Spencer’s Auto, Black Dog Sports, Long Trail Brewery, VT Snowmobile Tours, Mt. Outfitters, Deb’s, Sushi Yoshi, Griff’s Greenhouse, and The Garlic

VAST spring seminar 5/18/19

VAST spring seminar 5/18/19

Please let us know of your interest in attending ~ we are forming a group.

2019 Spring Construction Seminar Saturday, May 18 Barre Auditorium,16 Auditorium Hill, Barre, VT 05641 8–8:30 am: REGISTRATION Coffee & Donuts 8:30–8:45 am: INTRO 8:45–9:15 am MEMBERSHIP/BUDGET DISCUSSION/QUESTIONS AGENDA 9:15–9:30 am: BREAK 9:30–11:45 am: TRAILS DISCUSSION • Trail Signing • Grant-In-Aid Paperwork – Debrushing, Construction, Equipment • Understanding Grooming Contracts Groomer Fleet Consolidation 11:45–12 pm: QUESTIONS/SUMMARY 12 pm: CHICKEN BBQ 1–3 pm: SPECIAL MAY TRAILS COMMITTEE MEETING Mandatory attendance for Grant-In-Aid Funding! No Make-ups available! One member minimum from your club MUST attend if you will be applying for Grant-In-Aid.