b'Club NewsWINDSORCOUNTYAndover Mountaineer Snow RidersWe have had a busy summer and fall repairing the trails that were damaged during the July flooding, working hand in hand with landowners, contractors, volunteers and VAST officials. We still have a long wayA large group of Barnard Mountain Viewers volunteers replaced the bridge near Busters to go and need everyone to join inBus: Wyatt Stulz, Jake Rhoades, Eric Lorette, Devin Noyes, Rob Tracy, Clyde Tracy, Austin the effort to regain our lifeline to theTracy, Max Stearns, Dan Ertel, Chuck Lyman, David Benson, Ken Carter, Alex Messier, Rick national forest. With efforts from RegHart and Devan Paradis.Pare of Woodland Earthworks, Hill Construction, Crown Point Excavation, Horseshoe Acres Campground, Stephen Simoncini, Will and Robert Clarke, Mike Kontorouhas, Steve Rubino, Tyler and Heather Keith,Barnard Mountain ViewersGlenn Massey, Bryan Simmons andCavendish Green Mountain many others, we have been ableWe are gearing up for another Snow Fleasto complete work needed at manyseason of riding in Barnard and our damaged areas. As always, thankvolunteers have been busy getting Well, what a crazy past few months! you to our landowners! Withouteverything ready. Volunteers from ourFirst, we would like to congratulate your generous contributions, the trailclub and the Central Vermont Quadand celebrate Kelly Weymer on system would not exist. Runners ATV Club recently replacedreceiving a VAST Trail AdministratorWe are looking forward to seeingthe bridge near Busters Bus. Theaward at VAST Annual Meeting for everyone at our upcoming events.little amount of damage to our trailsEnthusiasm. We would also like to Event details can be viewed on ourfrom the summer flooding has beencongratulate Patty Companik on her website, the VAST page and Facebook:repaired. Thank you volunteers forre-election for VAST Treasurer and for Andover Mountaineer Snow Riders. putting hours in outside of the seasonreceiving an Executive Director Award.The pasta dinner is slated for Jan. 13 atto make riding possible.Many thanks to all the amazing the Andover Town Hall. The ride-in isThanks to a VAST grant and loanvolunteers, under the leadership of scheduled for Feb. 24 on Marsh Hill. from Windsor county, the club hasPresident Joe Marini, who helpedTake a look at our website andnow purchased the Prinoth groomerprepare the trails and bridges for the Facebook page for updates andthat we leased last year. Along withupcoming season. There was so much dont forget to tag us @AndoverBridgewater Sno-Zippers, we receivedmore work this year due to the July Mountaineer Snow Riders while youthe 2023 Camaraderie Award forfloods. We applied for and received are out on the trails!rerouting a trail together. Our verygrant funds from VAST to cover most Chris Keen, Secretaryown Dana Noyes received the 2023of the associated expenses. andoversnowriders.comAward of Excellence for his dedicationWe will continue to focus on paying Like us on Facebook to grooming, attention to detail andour two groomer loans for the next being a dedicated volunteer to our clubfew years. This summer, we held our for several years. Thank you, Dana, forfirst Fry fundraiser where we cooked all you do!and sold fresh cut fries and deep-Landowners make all of this possiblefried Oreos. It was a successful event and we thank you for letting usfor us which proceeds will fund four continue to ride. loan payments! Thank you to those Kaleigh Rhoades, Club Newsvolunteers who worked at the club Correspondentbooth over that weekend, and to all Like us on Facebook those who patronized our booth.We would like to thank Wayne Wysocki for his role as club treasurer. 44 | Snowmobile VERMONT'