b'Club NewsFletcher Roughriders volunteers take a lunch break during a trail work day. NEKSB members Paul Christensen, Steve Duffy and Steph Warner were a few ofThese Cold Hollow Bearcats club members many volunteers who completed fall trailredecked a bridge over the Trout River. and Treasurer Duane Leach. Dennis work.LaVallee was elected as a director to fill the position previously held by our annual calcutta and our continuedA new addition to our groomer fleetfriend and loyal volunteer Doug Stuart fundraiser Stake Out Cancer. is a brush bar attachment for the dragwho passed away last winter and will One of the greatest milestones for ourthat should keep the trails openedbe missed. Our other directors are club has to be our newly built groomerup for everyone. For those of youJustin McIntosh, Craig Tinker, Buddy barn. We broke ground in September,interested in supporting our club,Rent and Todd Savage. and by November we were able to ridewe have an ATV raffle available untilWe are just wrapping up work on our our new PistenBully inside where itall 200 tickets are sold Check our2002 Tucker 2000 which will be ready will have its forever home. It is a greatFacebook page and the VAST eventsto go soon. We turned our old 16-foot feeling to have a clubhouse for all ourpage for details.Looking forward to adrag into an 8-foot-long drag with members during our meetings, asbig snow year and meeting you on thejust two blades for use packing and well as a meeting spot for any riderstrails!freezing trails. We think it will work traveling through Norton.Baxter Weed, Vice Presidentbetter than our roller as we will be Stay up-to-date on our Facebook andLike us on Facebook able to pull snow with it and put the website, as we will be introducingwheels down where we use plowed new apparel soon. We still have ourtown highways. We will again rely limited edition 10-year anniversaryon our over 20-year-old Mountain merchandise available to purchase.Drag, as we were not awarded a VAST Lets ride! grant to update it. Our new clothes (hoodies, long sleeve shirts and hats) Kendyl Bell, Communications DirectorFletcher Roughriders are available on our website www.neksb.comSnowmobile Club Inc fletcherroughriders.com. We ship and Like us on FacebookTwo work days with over a dozencan accept credit cards via Paypal. volunteers have allowed us to prepareMike Farmer, President FRANKLIN our trails for this winter. A cookoutfletcherroughriders COUNTY lunch was provided by the club atLike us on Facebookour second work day and we had the pleasure of a founding member Dave Mayotte joining us for lunch. Dave no longer snowmobiles, but had some great stories to share from the old days. Cold Hollow Bearcats We hired contractor and fellow The Bearcats are excited for anothersnowmobiler Robert Hill to improveFranklin County Snow Raiders year! The club and landowners gottrails in Fairfield including a short re- It has been a busy fall for everyone, lucky and didnt have much floodingroute just north of Howrigan Road onand Franklin County Snow Raiders damage, but we had a number ofCorridor 36.There was only one smallhave been hard at work. We started bridge improvements that weretrail change so far.our season with a group of returning already scheduled. A 120-foot spanClub elections saw the return ofofficers willing to serve our club.over the Trout River in MontgomeryPresident Mike Farmer, Vice PresidentShout out to Jim, Sandy, Kevin M., was redecked, as well as several otherMike Sheldon, Secretary Nate HowardKevin B. and Lianne for donating important crossings.32 | Snowmobile VERMONT'