b'Club Newssee how you can help volunteer. There are many ways to get involved and its very fulfilling as you ride along the VAST trail network knowing that you have played a role in making it happen.David Rouleau, PresidentWorcester Rangersbarretownthunderchickens.comWorcester Rangers has a new Calais Like us on Facebook bridge at the intersection of 212C, thanks to North Hodgson from Eagle The Barre Town Thunder Chickens haveScout Troop #700. His project consisted completed their new groomer barn.of more than 157 work hours, in which various troop members participated. After the site prep work was complete,This project was two-fold as it provided work bees consisted of setting upmuch needed work for our sledders forms ahead of the concrete base, andGreen Mountain Roamers and groomer but also provided walls to be poured, then constructingThe Roamers have been busy thistemporary access to the landowners the building from the ground up.fall making sure the trails are goodhome, as his bridge washed out in the Volunteer crews worked nightly forto go. With a few culverts in need ofspring storms.many consecutive weeks to accomplishreplacement, our volunteers haveWorcester has a seasonal up-and-our goal of getting the building up,been hard at work; we say thank youcoming place of interest. The Grub closed in and completed ahead of theto everyone who showed up at theWagon, located on Route 12 across season. We cant thank the volunteersfirst meeting of the season on thefrom the cemetery, has surrounding enough for all their hard work andsecond Thursday of September. A fewcommunities enjoying a farmers dedication to this project.more weekends were set up for somemarket, live band, and a play area for We also appreciate all the outsidework that needs to be done to the trailthe kids. The impressive food served help that we received to help reducesystem. has people clamoring for more. Kyle cost and make this building anPlans for the annual raffle are justDevitt, owner, will be working with obtainable goal. Thanks to Rock ofstarting to get underway. We anticipateour club to provide a couple of ride-in Ages, Vinny Covino Excavating, Splitthe raffle being held again this year atevents. This is just a stones throw off Rock Construction, Barre Electric,the American Legion in Waterbury inthe trail. Watch for upcoming dates!NorthEast Materials, Hutch BrothersJanuary. Susan Dodge, Special Events Coordinator Concrete and Allen Lumber. DonationsThe Roamers participated in theLike us on Facebookand price breaks they provided wereAntique Car Show taking place in instrumental in allowing us to evenFarrs Field, making it the second year entertain constructing a building. Wefor this successful fundraiser. SeveralWINDHAMhope you join us in thanking them forvolunteers were helping out during theCOUNTYall their assistance when you patronizelong weekend. It was a good way to their places of business.touch base with club members during At our season kick off meeting heldthe summer months.mid-September, we started preparingThe Roamers are looking forward to for this years events. We are happy toanother great season, and we want be offering a safety course on Dec. 7.to say thank you to all the volunteers We look forward to hosting at the Colesout there. Our success as a club relies Pond Cook Shack. We will also beon you and your hard work andDerry Sled Dogs hosting our 20th Annual Travis Mercydedication. The volunteers statewideThe Derry Sled Dogs have Skate Park fundraiser. Our club raffleare greatly appreciated by thehad a busy summer. We will be in November and we hope toRoamers. A big thank you also to thehave had one work day on the trails, pull together a trail-side cookout at ourlandowners who generously allow usbut need a lot more. Help is always new building. Some of these events canto use their land for this great sport!appreciated. Anyone interested in already be seen on our website and on VAST events page. Well be serving upKelly Ainsworth, Secretaryhelping work on trails can call Mike more details as they come together atLike us on Facebook Doane at 802-824-3560. Another work future meetings.day is being planned.Heres to a snow filled 2019/20 riding We are starting to think about the first season. Well see you on the trails.snow and grooming our trails. We are Please reach out to your local clubs topreparing our groomer for the task ahead. As fast as this summer went 34 | Snowmobile VERMONT'