April 2019 Newsletter

The minutes from our March meeting were read and approved. We ended the season with 385 members.

Treasurer Gail answered any questions on the monthly report and stated that we are current with all payments received from NYS Parks and Rec. which is always good news.

Trail Coordinator Steve said the groomers are all fixed and ready for next season. The county has dug up a crossing on Oatka Rd. and we’re looking to put in a culvert next fall with their help. We always appreciate the support we get from our Wyoming County Highway Dept. It takes a lot of cooperation from many people to make a trail system work. Steve said our trails were open for 20 days this year. He is also looking into more of the plastic orange stakes we use for corridor markers. The trail guys love to put these in, they’re easily seen and they come out of the ground easier than wood posts.

Tracey Lawson mentioned the high praise OVSA trails receive from other sledders outside of our system. They recognize a well marked and groomed system when they ride it.

Thanks to all our trail guys who do a great job with marking and grooming. It’s a big effort shared by many and thanks to Steve for heading it up.

VP Jim Day handed out tickets for our big raffle coming this September 7th at the Perry Firemens Bldg. Early bird drawing to be August 4th.
If you would like a ticket(s) please give Jim a call at 585-259-2438 or email jimday@wentworthmotors.com.

Our annual landowner picnic will be held Sunday May 5th at the Warsaw Legion Bldg. in the Warsaw Village Park from 12-2pm.
We will start setup at 9:30am and we will also have our final meeting of the season at 10:30am which will be a short one. Steve Mehlenbacher will be providing a full chicken barbecue dinner and if you would like to bring a dessert that would be welcome. Thanks for coming and helping say thank you to our landowners.

We have a table of door prizes for them as well so if you would like to bring something for that it’s always appreciated.

Dates to remember:
May 5th Landowner picnic
August 4th Early bird drawing
August 25th First meeting of our new season and discuss big raffle party September 7th Big Raffle event at the Perry Firemens Bldg.

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