b'Club NewsSpring is on its way and the club willgear up for the next year! Follow uswere in town. He spent $4 on us and be setting up teams to pull stakes andon our Facebook page for happeningswe have a story to tell for years to signs and store them for the summer.in our area. come. Enjoy the trails wherever you Go on our website to get the numberMike OHara, Presidentgo, but I hope you make it to Worcester and call to offer help. A goal I had thisLike us on Facebook sometime and thank the mayor of season was to get rid of some HelmetWorcester for paying it forward!Knockers while I was out on trails. Rich Spitzer, President Our next event will be a pancakeCHITTENDEN Like us on Facebookbreakfast for NEMBAfest on June 29COUNTYand 30. We coordinate with Kingdom Trails to host this for fatbikers whoESSEX ride part of our trails in winter. COUNTYOur second event will be our club picnic held during the first week ofWilliston Hill HawksJuly. All members and landowners are welcome. Check our websiteSnowmobiling is an experience we all Facebook for details. enjoy. Whether youre riding around As some readers look to see whatyour local area for a quick ride or the shiny blue snowmobile is doing,headed to Canada for a long weekend,Brighton Snowmobile Clubit let me know that it got out on theyou snowmobile for the enjoyment.What an exceptional snowmobile trails and had an enjoyable time. NowAt the end of the weekend, you wontseason this has been! We were able to it wants to have the belt removed,remember how long it took to trailer tostart on the opening day of the season followed by a good wash to get rid ofthe trails if you enjoyed the experience.and have had a humongous amount of dirt and salt residue, and then have aI have been out on the trails quite a lotsnow in the Northeast Kingdom. We good waxing. With all of this it wantsthis year. Hitting a really bad trail hascouldnt have asked for anything more. to be stored in the shed out of thebeen rare, and each weekend we haveThe trails were never better!bright sunlight with the other twoa highlight to remember. sleds. Last weekend, I took my wife out forOur January dinner and raffle Larry Dwyer, Secretarythe first time this year. It was finallyfundraiser was a great success. Our lyndonsnocruisers.comwarm enough for her to ride shotgun.local businesses were so generous Like us on Facebook (If I took her out on a cold day, neitherthat we were able to give away of us would have had fun!) The tripprizes valued at over $12,000. was planned around bathroom stops.Congratulations to the lucky winners We trailered an hour to Morrisville toof the Ski-doo, club members Doug a friends house. We rode to Hardwickand Pam Howe. This is our major and decided to gamble on a restroomfundraiser that is always held Martin in Worcester. (Maybe we need a newLuther King weekend. Tickets go fast layer on the map for restrooms?)and there is always a waiting list. Ed and Lil Loring, who always attend Waterford RidgeRunners While we waited for her we checkedthe festivities, celebrated 50 years of The Waterford RidgeRunners hadout LBJs Grocery. We were too earlysnowmobiling this season. Thats quite a very successful 2018/19 season.for the deli, so we grabbed a fewan accomplishment!Many thanks to our landowners andeasy snacks. We stood in line andOn March 2, we held our Brighton club volunteers for their efforts ina gentleman asked how the trailsSnowmobile Club Cookout and the providing some of the best ridingwere. They were great! We had noDavid K. Page Memorial Trail System we have seen in a few years. Thiscomplaints. We told him we cameDedication. It was a beautiful day year brought a new experience withfrom Williston with little snow, butwith several hundred snowmobilers snow depths as high as we have seenthere was a ton in the Hardwick area.and visitors of all ages attending. Our since the year 2000. The tree limbsHe was happy we were enjoying thesincere appreciation goes out to Eric we thought we would never have toride. He said, Throw whatever youHiggins from the Sled Shed and his worry about came into play. Snowgot up on the counter, I got it! I saidcrew, Steve and Amy Kloss, John Hall, banks at road crossings broughtwe only had a couple chips and such.and the Northeast Kingdom Snow special challenges with heights thatNo problem. Whatever you want. TheBlasters for donating the food and their obstructed views and called for extrabest store clerk here in town will ring itservices. Many of our own club officers special care climbing them. Manyup. So we did. We shook his hand andand members also gave their time to thanks to the Waterford road crewthanked him again.make it a special day to honor our for their consideration of our trailI dont know if he was ever abeloved former trailmaster, Dave Page. crossings.snowmobiler or if he was the mayorOur new trailmaster, Reno Gervais, Heres to a great summer to rest andof Worcester, but he was happy weand Maurice Barnes, who graciously Late Winter2019 | 31'