First club meeting of the 2014 season.

meeting_signFirst club meeting of the season Thursday March 20, 7Pm at the Newbrook fire station. Join us. Memberships and TAD stickers are available for the 2014 riding season.

Registrations will be processed from 6-7 then again after the meeting is adjourned.

Hope to see you there!

-Bill Ortlieb
Vice President, SVTR

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November meeting highlights and upcoming elections

Hello SVTR friends and members-

 

Here are some highlights from November’s club meeting.

 

Its that time of year when the SVTR makes it annual donations to local charitable organizations.  This year we decided to invite representatives from the organizations to which we were donating to attend the meeting and receive the checks.

 

SVTR Officers and Community representatives

Members of the Southern Vermont Trail Riders ATV Club annually vote to donate funds to area charities. These were distributed at the November 21, 2013 meeting held at the NewBrook Fire House in Newfane. Shown are representatives for this years recipients: Linn Williams from The Brattleboro Reformer Christmas Stocking, Kathy Squires from Townshend Community Food Shelf, Gary Lavorgna from NewBrook Fire & Rescue along with Club officers Kendall Cobb, Treasurer, Jon Muise, Vice President, Lloyd Church, President, and Ray Leeman, Secretary. A donation was also made to Townshend Fire Department.

Representatives from the Brattleboro Reformer Christmas Stocking, The NewBrook Fire Department and the Townshend Community Food Shelf attended the meeting to receive donations presented by the SVTR.  Each of the representatives spoke for a few minutes to tell us about their organizations and the community memberes that they serve. It was very nice to hear exactly how our donations would benefit their organizations and our community.  We also made a donation to the Townshend Volunteer Fire Department.  In addition to the monetary donations, Lloyd has arranged for a delivery of 1400Lbs of butternut squash to be delivered to the Townshend Community Food Shelf this Saturday.  As this is very likely more than the Food Shelf can handle, it may get shared with similar organizations in neighboring communities.

 

Lloyd reminded us that the hard copy of the VASA newsletter is going away as of the fiorst of the year in favor of an email version.  If you would like to continue to receive the hard copy of the VASA newsletter, you will have to call or email the VASA office and ask to be put on the hard copy list.  VASA can be reached at: (802) 477-5075 or office@vtvasa.org

 

The VASA annual meeting is scheduled for January 18 at the Elks Club in Montpelier.  This year the refreshments will begin at Noon with the meeting starting at 1Pm.  There will be no board of directors meeting after the annual meeting this year.

 

Next years VASA TAD stickers will be Yellow.

 

At our December 19 meeting, the SVTR will hold nomination and elections for the positions of Vice President and Club Secretary.  Ray Leeman will re-run for the position of Secretary.  Jon Muise will not be running for VP.XmasWreath

 

The December meeting will also be our Christmas party / pot luck.  As usual, we ask that everyone bring a dish to share and a gift for the Christmas raffle.  Gifts do not need to be wrapped.  There will be a 50/50 raffle as well.

 

The club voted to once again skip the January and February meetings.  The club offices will still meet during this time.  If you have any business that you would like to bring up during this timeframe, contact any of the club officers in advance of the normal meeting dates (1/16/14 and 2/20/14).

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SVTR Trails Closing for Hunting Season

Hello SVTR friends and members,

Please be aware that the SVTR trails will be closed to ALL ATV traffic from Nov 9, 2013 through Dec 2, 2013.  Trails will reopen on Dec 3, 2013 and remain open until there is a measurable snowfall at which time the trails will close for the winter.

Thank you.

 

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Work Party – Saturday Sept 14

svtr_work_partyHello SVTR friends and members-

Ray Leeman will be holding a work party on Saturday Sept 14.

Tools for the day will be: weed whackers, loppers and general brush cutting tools.

There are a number of areas that need attention and task lists will be available at the trail head.

As usual, meet at the Joy Brook trail head at 9 am.  Bring drinks and a lunch or visit either of our destinations, the Stuffed Bun or the Dam Diner, for lunch.

For more information, please contact:
Ray Leeman
Secretary and Trail Boss, SVTR
203-937-6028

Hope to see you on the trails.

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Announcement: SVTR 2013 Big Raffle is here!

Once again, the SVTR has put together an awesome set of prizes for our annual Big Raffle.  This year there are seven chances to win.

Check it out here:

SVTR 2013 Big Raffle Poster

SVTR 2013 Big Raffle Poster

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Work Party – Saturday July 27

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Hello SVTR friends and members-

 

First, Ray Leeman would like to thank those that turned out to last weeks work party.  You help is VERY MUCH appreciated!

Ray will be holding another work party this Saturday, July 27.

Tools for the day will be: weed whackers and loppers..

The plan it to continue the brush cutting along trail #1.

As usual, meet at the Joy Brook trail head at 9 am.  Bring drinks and a lunch or visit either of our destinations, the Stuffed Bun or the Dam Diner, for lunch.

For more information, please contact:
Ray Leeman
Secretary and Trail Boss, SVTR
203-937-6028

 

-Bill

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Work Party – Saturday July, 20

svtr_work_partyHello SVTR friends and members-

Ray Leeman will be holding a work party on Saturday July 20..

Tools for the day will be: lopers and weed whackers.

There are a number of areas along trail #1 attention.

As usual, meet at the Joy Brook trail head at 9 am.  Bring drinks and a lunch or visit either of our destinations, the Stuffed Bun or the Dam Diner, for lunch.

For more information, please contact:

Ray Leeman
Secretary and Trail Boss, SVTR
203-937-6028

Hope to see you on the trails.

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