What's happening at Viking
MEMBERSHIP FORMS READY: Go here for the regular membership form and here for the trail membership form. Complete the form and save it to your computer with the name “your last name Viking.” So if your last name is Jørgensen, call the document "Jørgensen Viking”. Then email the completed and saved form to email@example.com. And mail your cheque to the address on the form. If you cannot open the DOCX file, print out the PDF version of the form, fill it out and mail it in with your cheque.
PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE: go here for Richard L’Heureux's fall message. (Oct. 16)
NEXT TRAIL CLEARING Nov. 1: Workers should arrive at the club by 9:30, with the aim of setting out by 10. Dress appropriately (with waterproof footwear) and bring food and water. Go here for complete trail clearing details. And let Doug Bowes-Lyon know if you’ll be coming. (Oct. 26)
TRAILS, CUSHIONS AND SIGNS! To say it was busy at Viking last Saturday (Oct. 25) would be a serious understatement. Not only is all of the Crown South (south of Jackson Rd) complete, but work also took place on the Yellow and Racing Trails. In addition, new signposts have been installed and new signs put up – and the clubhouse has some comfy new cushions. Go here for for details, to see who worked, and for some photos. And here for a video of some cushion work! Progress map. (Oct. 26)
SKIP’S HUT UPDATE: This is a big job - David Marshall describes the progress. Photos. Contact David if you would like to help. (Oct. 22)
FALL NEWSLETTER: go here.
CALLING ALL ARROWS… and and future Arrows - and those who last year were in JR 4 and JR 5. Three training sessions are set for October 18 and October 25 and November 8. Training camp November 1 and 2. Go here for details. (Sept. 25)
ROGAINE/ORIENTEERING EVENT: Saturday, Nov. 8, at Viking. Go here for more info and here for registration information. A few volunteers are needed. (This would involve being at the clubhouse by 9:30 November 8, when you would receive instructions.) If you’re interested, contact Brent McCosker (Oct. 26)
TRAIL CLEARING VOLUNTEER WORK: As of this season, just one day of trail clearing will count toward your volunteer requirement. More info. (Sept. 30)
VIKING IN THE NEWS:
Our president, Richard L’Heureux, made the news in Main Street, the Laurentians’ English-language paper. See what he was up to one day this August. (Sept. 14)
MR. LOKEN AND HIS TRAIL: see the cover story (in French) in L'Accès. (June 28)
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