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Annual Club meeting and 2018 Challenge Awards Lunch

By RonS - Posted on 08 February 2019

The Annual Club Meeting and Awards Lunch was held on Saturday January 26.  We had a great turnout of long time club members and a few new faces as well.

The meeting started out with officer elections.  The officers for 2019 are:

President - Ron Schinnerer (rons)

Vice President - Ed Torrey (Special Ed)

Treasurer - Doug Patchin (shutterman)

Challenge Coordinator - Arlan Turnbull (Cuprum Hermit)

Website Coordinator - Trent Holderness (Trent)

Rides Coordinator - Mark Fiechter (Dusty Trail)

Sponsor Liason - John Ruskowsky (jjr66)



Tim Bernard of Happy Trails Products generously made trophies for our top level Challenge award winners. 

Tim presenting Doug Patchin with his Platinum level trophy.


There were numerous donations from our sponsors.  Happy Trails Products donated three sets of tires as well as several other items.  Into the Horizon motorcycle Rentals donated two one day rental certificates.  There were free tire changes, gift certificates and many other items given away as door prizes.  Below is Gary Umland modeling the new riding jacket from Happy Trails and Western Power Sports.


2018 Challenge Award winners

Platinum Level - Craig Olson, Doug Patchin, Arden Hill

Silver Level - Mark Englund, Arlan Turnbull, Rick Skinner

Bronze Level - Clint Hoops, Wayne Smith, Mark Fiechter, Ed Torry, Ron Hoppins, Chuck Scheer, John Ruskowsky


I would also like to thank Chuck Scheer for all of his help throughout the year.  Chuck is the graphics tallent behind all of the Challenge sticker artwork.  He also takes care of ordering bandanas and t-shirts.  Thanks Chuck, your help is greatly appreciated!


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