|General Membership Meeting
November 1, 2005
Secretary’s Report - Rocky Johnson
Treasurer’s Report - Mike Christenson
to October meeting minutes: Rogers Youth Snowmobile Safety
Training is scheduled for Dec 3rd and Dec 10th. October minutes
approved; filed for future audit.
Director-at-Large - Jerry Hanson
- October report approved; filed for future audit.
Trail Coordinator - Steve Hohag
- Trail Program:
Grant-in-aid Program is being restructured to be more uniform; change
will net the club approximately 20% more funding this year. Trail
access issues being ironed out in most areas. Considering
lamination of maps for map boards at key locations within trail
- Annual Membership Renewal & Invoicing: Mailing complete, renewals are being received.
- Club Mailings:
Promotional Mailing to solicit club membership: letter being
finalized; motion passed to amend the funds for this mailing to $2750
due to size of target audience.
- Trail Issues: Brushing date scheduled for Nov 5th for those areas needed; Hanover Bridge decking complete.
- Map Distribution:
Maps available at the shed and will bring some to next meeting; if you
have volunteered in the past to distribute maps, please consider doing
so again this year. Rob Bell to email reminder to those a list of
a establishments with map boxes.
NWTrails website has been given a facelift and was rehosted at a better
rate; thank you Rob Bell! Check it out at www.nwtrails.net.
MnUSA - http://www.mnsnowmobiler.org
- Groomer Driver Training:
Anyone interested in driving the groomer this season and not already
trained, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule
- Club Appreciation Dinner:
Suggested that we consider another volunteer appreciation dinner this
season; Rocky Johnson to look into dates and establishments.
- Club Trip: A few
interested parties in club-sponsored snowmobile trip this year; Rocky
Johnson to look into feasibility and present ideas for destination at
- Raffle Calendars:
Available again this year; $20 each, and some great incentives/prizes;
see Nancy Hanson for purchase or if interested in selling.
Winder Rendezvous will be held at Shooting Star Casino & Hotel,
Mahnomen, Feb 10-12; check out MnUSA website for more information and
- Loretto Snowbirds hosting trip to Hibbing last week of January.
Adjournment: 9:14 p.m.
- Map: See info under Old Business.
- Safety Committee:
Club purchased shirts for volunteer instructors. Space available
at both Rogers Youth Safety Training scheduled for Dec 3rd and 10th;
and Corcoran Youth Safety Training scheduled for Dec 1st, 6th and 8th
with combined outdoor practical at Corcoran City Hall Dec 17th.
Registration through www.nwtrails.net.
- Tuesday, December 6, Medina Ballroom
- Board Meeting, 6:00 pm
- Happy Hour, 7:00 pm
- General Meeting, 7:30 pm
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