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December Newsletter

Shawangunk Snowmobile & Rescue Club
PO Box 872  
Pine Bush, NY  12566
www.shawangunksnowmobile.com
 
December 2018

Dear Members:

We had 33 members at our November meeting.

The Christmas Party is scheduled for Saturday, December 8th at the Shawangunk Fire House on Bruynswick Road in Wallkill, NY.  Appetizers will be served at 5:30 with dinner at 6:30pm.  Please RSVP if you haven’t already! (call or text Lori –email – shawangunksecretary@gmail.com)
*** Santa is expected to come

*** All attendees are asked to bring an appetizer or a dessert

*** We will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for a local toy drive, Operation Dalmatian.

*** There will be a Penny Social/Tricky Tray Fundraiser – Donation items are being accepted – contact       Lori or bring with you

*** There will be no grab bag this year.

December meeting is Wednesday, 12/12 at 7:30pm at Larry’s Chinese American.  Toys can still be collected at the meeting for Operation Dalmatian.
 
1st Club Trip – scheduled for Cabot Inn and Suites in Lancaster, NH – Jan 25-27th.  The block of rooms will be released December 24th so make your reservations if you plan on going!  603-788-3346.  Want to share the expense of the trip? Martin is looking for someone!  Contact me and I’ll get you in touch with him.   Please let me know if you plan on going – I’m trying to get a head count!

Onondaga Raffle tickets are now available.  This is an easy fund-raiser for the club.  See me at the next meeting to get some tickets.  The Club’s super 50/50 tickets are also available.

Anything for the For Sale list – Let me know.  It’s posted on our website, don’t have any changes!

Thanks!
Lori

October Newsletter

Shawangunk Snowmobile & Rescue Club
PO Box 872 
Pine Bush, NY  12566
www.shawangunksnowmobile.com

October 2018

Dear Members:
We had 31members at our September meeting. Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 10th at Larry’s Chinese American Restaurant located at 66 North Street in Pine Bush at 7:30pm.

New memberships and renewals will be accepted.

The Fall Picnic was held on Sept. 30th.  We had about 25 members and their families attend.  Thank you to everyone who attended, brought a dish and helped with set up and clean up.

The Fall Adopt-A-Highway is scheduled for Sunday, October 21st..  A sign up sheet will be available at the meeting!   We will meet at the Walden Lanes Bowling Alley on Route 52 at 8:30am. Volunteers are always needed!  If anyone is out by Orange County DOT on Route 6, can you stop in and ask for the Bags!  They already know our scheduled date!

I’ll gladly start a For Sale list, if needed.  Please send your pictures and information!

A Club Trip to New Hampshire is planned for January 25-27th.  Contact me for details.    We can discuss this more at the meeting!  I do have 1 member, Martin looking for someone to share the trip!  Contact me and I’ll put you in touch with him.

A second Club Trip is planned for Lowville, NY for February 22-24th.  Again, I’d recommend making your reservation now!  Contact me for details.

The Christmas party will be on Saturday, December 8th!  I had listed in wrong on our website and facebook page, but it’s now correct!  All upcoming events are listed on these sites!

Safety course is scheduled for Sunday, November 4th at Shawangunk Firehouse.  Please email Pearl to pre-register:  pearlb1@frontiernet.net.  You MUST pre-register.

Please continue to save any gas receipts for gas used in your snowmobiles this winter!  The Club gets back the highway tax we all pay!

Any questions/comments, please email shawangunksecretary@gmail.com

Thanks!
Club Secretary

Snowmobile Safety Course

The Club will be hosting a Snowmobile Safety Course on Sunday, November 4th at the Shawangunk Valley Firehouse in Wallkill, NY. We are in the process of notifying Office of Parks and Rec so it should be listed on their website soon. To register, please email Pearl at pearlb1@frontiernet.net

This course is for any adult or child over 10. Any other questions, please contact Pearl at email above or Lori @ shawangunksecretary@gmail.com

There is no cost for this event!

Thank you,
Lori

September Newsletter

Shawangunk Snowmobile & Rescue Club

PO Box 872  

Pine Bush, NY  12566

www.shawangunksnowmobile.com

September 2018

Dear Members:

Welcome to the 2018-2019 Snowmobile Season.

Our first meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 12th at Larry’s Chinese American located at 66 North Street in Pine Bush at 7:30pm.

There are two ways to renew your membership:

Online – please use the NYSSA website  https://membership.nysnowmobiler.com/

You’ll log in with your NYSSA ID# and password, if you need any assistance with ID or Password, please email me.

Club meeting or Mail – please complete the attached application.  You can either mail in the application with your membership dues to the PO Box listed above, or bring it to any meeting.  Please update any changes to your email address.

The membership dues include the cost of 3 Scholarship Raffle tickets.

          Individual Membership:  $45

              Family Membership:   $50

Your raffle tickets will be filled out for you in YOUR NAME. If you wish to sell additional tickets, please contact me and we can mail them to you. Please help sell these tickets, the proceeds go to Scholarships for Orange/Ulster BOCES students!

Use the following link to register your snowmobiles.

https://transact2.dmv.ny.gov/registrationrenew/

 (you will the voucher ID# found above the bar code on the club membership voucher- enter the ID# without the dashes)

Please note the September picnic will be held Sunday, September 30th at Verkeerderkill Park on Route 52 in Pine Bush at 1pm.  All attendees are asked to bring a side dish or a dessert.  Additional menu items will be determined at the September meeting.  Please sign up at the September meeting or send an email if you plan on attending.

We will determine a date for a Safety Course at the September meeting.

See you there!

Lori, Club Secretary

APRIL NEWSLETTER

Shawangunk Snowmobile & Rescue Club
PO Box 872
Pine Bush, NY 12566
www.shawangunksnowmobile.com

April 2018

Dear Members:

We had 26 members at our March meeting. Elections were held and the results were as follows: President: Bob Pinckney, Vice President: Ryan Balbach, Secretary, Joe P/Lori P Asst. Secretary: Karen Erickson, Treasurer: Scott Crabtree. The 3 board of directors are: Joe P, Mike N and Chris G.

Our final meeting of the season will be held on Wednesday, April 11th at Larry’s Chinese and American Cuisine at 66 North Street in Pine Bush at 7 pm, food will be provided. Please note the earlier start time! We will eat first, then have a brief meeting with the Raffle Drawing!

All raffle tickets and monies are due at the start of the April meeting! If you cannot attend the meeting, please mail your stubs and money in now to the PO Box on this newsletter or email/call me (914-213-1660) and we’ll arrange to get them. The drawing for the Super 50/50 will be held at the April meeting.

Adopt A Highway is scheduled for Sunday 4/15!! We will meet at 8:00 am at the Walden Lanes Bowling Alley on Route 52.

If you see any snowmobile related activities or articles over the spring and summer months, please call or email me details.

We have a committee working on the 50th Anniversary Dinner for the Club for April/May 2020. If you have a suggestion for a venue, please let me know!

Have a safe and happy spring & summer.
Lori

March Newsletter

March 2018

Dear Members:

We had 21 members at our February meeting. Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, March 14th at Kiernan’s Pub, 66 North Street in Pine Bush at 7:30 pm.

We will be having elections for new officers and Board members. The positions up are: President, Vice President, Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Treasurer and 3 Board of Director positions (Joe P, Mike N, Chris G). If you are interested in any position, please email or call me (914-213-1660).

** NYSSA raffle tickets are available. Only $5 each. Tickets and Money will need to be turned in at the April 11th meeting!

** Club Super 50/50 Scholarship Raffle tickets are available – $5 each – these tickets are due by the beginning of the April 11th meeting!

We need to determine a date for Spring Adopt-A-Highway. Does anyone have dates for any Fire Department pancake breakfasts in April? Please contact me.

SnoFest – Old Forge, NY – 3/9 & 3/10 -9am-6pm – check out the 2019 models for each manufacturer, purchase next season’s trail pass for $65/sled and ride the rest of this season FREE. Demo rides available, conditions permitting! Free admission and free parking.

Lori
Club Secretary

February Newsletter

Shawangunk Snowmobile & Rescue Club
PO Box 872  
Pine Bush, NY  12566
www.shawangunksnowmobile.com

February 2018

Dear Members:

We had 31 members at our January meeting.  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, February 14th at Larry’s Chinese/American at 66 North Street in Pine Bush at 7:30 pm.

We will be holding elections in March so volunteers are needed to be on a nominating committee.  The positions up for election are:  President, Vice President, Secretary, Asst. Secretary, Treasurer and 3 Board of Directors positions.  The Board of Directors positions are for a three year term. Anyone interested in running for any position, please speak up at the February meeting.

IMPORTANT REMINDERS:
** NYSSA raffle tickets are available.  Please see me to get some.  Only $5 each.      Tickets and Money will need to be turned in at the April meeting!  Drawing: April 2087 at the NYSSA Forum.
** Club Super 50/50 Raffle tickets are available – $5 each – See me at the meeting
 
Club Trip is next weekend, February 9th-11th.  Please let me know if you plan on attending.  Also, if anyone needs a room, let me know ASAP!  914-213-1660 or by email.

We haven’t ruled out a second Club trip; we’d just like some suggestions from the members on where they would like to go and we’re watching snow conditions.

Please remember to save all your gas receipts for gas used in your snowmobile!  We are entitled to a refund of $.08/gallon!  I just sent in receipts and the Club will be getting back $81, so save those receipts!!  Funds must be donated into our Club.

We have been asked by the Wallkill St Patrick’s Day Parade Committee to participate in the Parade and possibly make a donation.  The parade is Sunday, March 18th at 2pm.  We’d like to discuss the possible participation at the February Meeting!

Thanks!
Lori
Club Secretary

JANUARY NEWSLETTER

Shawangunk Snowmobile & Rescue Club
PO Box 872  
Pine Bush, NY  12566
www.shawangunksnowmobile.com

 

January 2018

Dear Members:

Happy New Year!!  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, January 10th at Larry’s Chinese/American at 66 North Street in Pine Bush at 7:30pm.

The Christmas Party was a great success!  Thank you to all those that attended and brought a dish.  Please send me your pictures or post them to our Facebook page!

NYSSA Super Raffle Tickets are still available.  These tickets only cost $5 each and there are too many prizes to list.   This raffle is also a fund raiser for our club.  Please pick some up at the January meeting or contact me and we can mail you some!  Don’t forget the club’s Super 50/50 Raffle tickets also; this drawing will be held at our club meeting in April.

A Club Trip has been planned to the Ridgeview Lodge in Lowville, NY for February 9-11th.  The block of rooms will be released Jan 8th.  Let me know if you plan on attending and the # in your party, just so we have a head count.

The NYSSA/ACSA scholarship application is available.  There are 2 – $500 scholarships and 2 – $1000 scholarships.  The application must be received by February 17, 2018.  I will have a few applications available at the next few meetings or get it online at http://nysnowmobiler.com/membership/nyssa-scholarships/

I’m still collecting gas receipts.  Save them from the coming season for all gas used in your snowmobiles!

Lori
Secretary

NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER

Shawangunk Snowmobile & Rescue Club
PO Box 872
Pine Bush, NY 12566

November 2017
Dear Members:
We had 23 members at our October meeting. Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 8th at Larry’s Chinese/American at 66 North Street in Pine Bush at 7:30pm.
We will be collecting canned/non perishable goods at the November meeting for Thanksgiving baskets for local families. Please donate; this is a very good cause.
We don’t have a date yet for our Safety Course. Who needs a course? Please contact me! As of now, I’d recommend attending one of Tawaeri Taqui Club’s courses which are: Saturday, December 2nd at the West Hurley Fire House and December 16th at the Milton FireHouse. Call the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office at 845-340-3803 to reserve your seat. Lunch is provided!
The Club Christmas Party will be held on Saturday, December 9th at the Shawangunk Fire House, in Wallkill. Appetizers at 5:30pm and dinner will be served at 6:30pm. A sign-up sheet will be available at the November meeting — If you plan on attending, please RSVP as soon as possible so we can obtain a head count. Attendees will be asked to bring an appetizer or dessert. Help is needed to set up and clean up!! Please contact me if you’re available to help!
The Onondaga Super Raffle tickets will be available at the meeting, please grab some to sell. This is another great fundraiser for the Club.
Lori
914-213-1660