Once the parade was
over, Michelle Menard made a quick dash inside to set up a table selling
raffle tickets inside the Hanmer Valley Shopping Centre. However, you
couldn't blame her for drifting off to memories of two hour snow machine
rides along the Sudbury Trail Plan with her husband, Ray and her two
The Valley Trailmasters Raffle will award a deluxe
barbecue and a colour television set, shown below, to two lucky winners on
January 18, 2006
Ė right in the heart of snowmobile season.
The The proceeds of the raffle will go to the
general funds of the club for maintenance of the trails around
. With over 250 official members, and over 800 riders who actually
purchase a trail permit every winter, it is a very active group in the
asked why she enjoyed the sport, Michelle did not hesitate for a moment,
ďItís all about getting out and spending time among the beautiful
scenery in nature that would otherwise be inaccessible. The trails take
you to places you just canít get to in the summer. Places which are
explained that the sport is no more expensive than most other winter
sports and this gives her a chance to spend time with her family. In fact,
she feels that most riders hit the trails with their family members. A
normal week for the Menards includes two excursions and a total of about
four hours on the trails.
can log on to www.valleytrailmasters.ca
for more information about the club.