BRUSHING FRIDAY JULY 17TH: Just a reminder that we will be having a club brushing day on Friday July 17th starting at 9:00 am. We will be starting in 2 locations, anyone that can start at Animal’s Bear Trail Inn should be in the parking lot at 9:00 am and will take instructions from Mike Richling (Animal). They will start at Hwy T and the Trail and work North and East to Blue Spruce to Mountain Lake Road. The other starting location will be at the Town of Riverview (trailer parking is available). This crew will work going north and south from Island Lake Road and meet up with the group coming from Animal’s. Please bring pruning equipment and chain saws, our goal is to clean up any brush around signs, to clear any brush on curves for better line of sight and to take out any small trees that are leaning toward the trail. Lunch will be on the club and we will eat at Mulligan’s. Any questions call Jim at 920-562-7872.
ANNUAL FUNDRAISER SATURDAY AUGUST 15TH: At the July Board meeting the Board of Director’s voted to go ahead with our Annual Fundraiser with the following changes: The event will be held from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm with our cash raffle drawing after 5:00 pm at Animals Bear Trail Inn on Hwy T and Hwy 64 in Doty. No food will be served. We will have meat raffles and 50-50 raffles. Refreshments will be purchased with cash outside (Beer and water). The entire event will be held outdoors with the tents and tables spread out as much as possible. We will practice social distancing and will furnish hand sanitizer and masks to anyone that would like to wear a mask. Mask are not required. We will have meat raffles and 50-50 raffles during the event. The meat raffles will be $2.00 a round with 6 meat prizes on each round. This will be the same as our normal $1.00 meat raffle with 3 meat prizes, the $2.00 meat raffle will give you 6 chances to win instead of 3.
This is our only Fundraiser of the year and need your help to make this successful. We are in need of 6 meat raffle sellers from 2:00 to 3:30 and another 6 from 3:30 to 5:00. We do want our raffle seller’s to wear mask while they are selling and after each round we will have a designated area where the seller’s can sanitize their hands. We are only planning 30 rounds of meat raffles during the 3 hours, which means each group of seller’s will be only be doing 15 rounds. We will also need help setting up Friday Afternoon and Saturday Morning before the event. If you can help us out please reply to this email or call me at 920-562-7872.
The Board of Director’s decided to go ahead with the fundraiser at this time due to planning purposes but if we see a need to cancel the event anytime during the planning stages we may need to do that. Thanks for being a member!!!!
MEMBERSHIP MEETING AND CLUB RIDE: Our first membership meeting and club ride is scheduled for Saturday June 20th, 2020. The meeting will be at Mulligan’s on their outside patio (weather permitting) starting at 10:00 am. They have a large outside area where we can meet and practice social distancing. The club will furnish mask (if needed but not required) and hand sanitizer. Please respect each other’s individual thoughts on wearing masks or not wearing mask. The meeting will last about 1 hour and we will leave at approx 11:00 am from Mulligan’s for our club ride. We will have lunch at approx 12:30 at Nine Mile Sports Bar on Hwy 55 by Sawyer Lake. Nine Mile Bar has a large area to eat and also has a patio. After lunch we will continue on our ride and should be back by 3:30 or 4:00 pm. Please feel free to join us for the meeting, ride or lunch. Hope to see you!!!!
CLUB FUNDRAISER: The Board of Director’s at our last board meeting made the decision to wait for a final decision on our Club Fundraiser scheduled for Saturday August 15th, 2020. More info to follow.
CLUB CASH RAFFLE: We are selling our $100.00 ticket’s for our cash raffle. Drawing is scheduled for Saturday August 15th, 2020. First prize is $4000.00 with 24 additional cash prizes. One in seven chance to win. Tickets are available at the Animal’s Bear Trail Inn, School House Bar, Halfway Bar and Anderson’s Supper Club in Lakewood. You can also purchase a ticket by replying to this email or call me at 920-562-7872.
The Hidden Bear Trail ATV Club and the Red Arrow Snowmobile – ATV Club are sponsoring a Wisconsin DNR certified ATV Safety Course. The course will be held at the Riverview Town Hall 15471 State Highway 32 Mountain, WI 54149. The town hall is located 5 miles north of Mountain on State Highway 32. The class meets Saturday April 25, 2020 from 9:00 AM until 4:30 PM. This will be a single day class with the Student Handbook being mailed to each student two (2) weeks prior to the class. Registration will close Wednesday April 8, 2020. Class size is limited, so sign up early.
Everyone is welcome to attend the course with a recommended minimum age of 11-1/2. Those born after January 1, 1988 and at least 12 years old must have ATV Safety Certification to operate on public areas. Parents and adults are encouraged to enroll and participate. Fees for the course are $10.00 per student. Fee is waived if the student, parents or grandparents are members of Red Arrow or Hidden Bear Trail. There is no actual ATV operation for the class, Course is classroom only.
Register online with your DNR customer number at https://gowild.wi.gov/. The student must obtain a DNR customer number on the Gowild website, or at a DNR service outlets, or at 1-888-936-7463.
Additional information regarding the class will be provided in the mailing and also via email once a student is registered. For information or assistance, please contact Brian Fitzpatrick at firstname.lastname@example.org(preferred) or at 715 340-6262. You can find out more about Red Arrow activities by visiting our website at redarrowtownsend.com and Facebook page, or Hidden Bear Trails ATV Club website athiddenbeartrailatvclub.com and Facebook page. Come ride with us an enjoy our awesome trails.