Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 5612 | Snowmobile VERMONT By Dave Ladd 25+ Years of Volunteering By Dave Ladd 25+ 25+ By Dave Ladd Trailblazers’ Corner Ray Heath has been volunteering for almost 40 years. He has served as club president, trailmaster and groomer operator. As one of the founders of the Caledonia County Snowmobile Trail Club, he has donated a great deal of equipment time to both CCTC and The Waterford Ridge Runners. He was instrumental in building the 80-foot bridge over Sleeper’s River in St. Johnsbury. Francis and Gracia Berwick of the Bayley Hazen Road Snowmobile Club have done it all in their over 40 years of volunteering. They have served as club officers as president, secretary, trailmaster and whatever else was needed. They continue to do signing, landowner relations and work on fundraisers. They are the kind of people who have made VAST. When you need a friend, they are there for you. Dexter and Lucille Willson are members of the St. Johnsbury Snow Blazers, serving in a variety of offices and participating in all club activities. They were already actively involved in snowmobiling in Caledonia County when VAST came into being in 1967. Dexter served as VAST President from 1987 to 1989, and continues to represent the club at county meetings. Dick Jewett has served the Chester Snowmobile Club for over 30 years. In addition to being the Windsor county director, chairman of the Governor’s Council and a member of several other VAST committees, Dick is trailmaster of his club. He plans and oversees all trail construction and maintenance and has spent thousands of hours grooming the trails. Dick’s knowledge of bridge construction is legendary and his designs have been shared with many clubs through the VAST office. He is always happy to assist other clubs in any way he can, both with advice and hands-on work. Ernest Choquette, Country Riders Snowmobile Club; Raymond Rodrigue, Orleans Snowstormers; Marshall Bowman, North Country Mountaineers and Merle Young, Glover Trailwinders display their certificates. These Trailblazers were featured in the last issue and were presented with the award by Dave Ladd and Roger Gosselin at the Orleans County meeting in May. (Milo Day photo) Dick Jewett receives his Trailblazer certificate from Dave Ladd and Cindy Locke. (Patty Companik photo)