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Vermont Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Association - NOW UNDER CONSTRUCTION

January 02, 2008 7:00 AM


Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber in Vermont:

Our friends over at the Vermont Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Association (VORA) have just forwarded us the following bulletin and I wanted to blast it out to all our Vermont subscribers.

Please take a minute to check it out. Also, pass this information along to anyone you know who may be interested. For additional information, contact Ray Atwood at (802) 434-3956

Thanks in advance for your involvement,

Ric Foster
Public Lands Department Manager
BlueRibbon Coalition
208-237-1008 ext 107


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                            CONTACT: Ray Atwood
December 20, 2007                                                                         Phone: 802-434-3956 

Vermont Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Association


Mark Your Calendars for Saturday, February 9 for Your Incorporation Meeting

Barre, VT: On December 8, 2007 thirty-nine four-wheel drive (4WD), all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and off-highway motorcycle (OHM) enthusiasts met to begin formal development of a statewide Vermont off-highway vehicle association.

Three committees were formed to move the association forward to incorporation, establish a website and begin exploring educational resources.  Each committee includes at least one representative from each of the Vermont 4WD, ATV and OHM communities.

The proposed association name and mission are:

The purpose of the Vermont Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Association (VORA) is to work cooperatively to create and maintain environmentally compatible land use opportunities for off-highway recreation vehicles, and to promote responsible recreation for all generations.

The VT Jeep Association, Cycle Conservation Club of Vermont, Vermont Trials Club, Montshire Trail Riders, VT ATV Sportman's Association, Topsham Trailriders and Green Mountain Plonkers generously donated $1100.00 to cover VORA expenses through incorporation.

The VORA incorporation meeting will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2008 in Barre, Vermont from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The agenda will include approval of the association name, mission, objectives and by-laws, and election of officers.

Please watch the following websites for registration information in early January:

Cycle Conservation Club of VT     
VT Jeep Association                  
VT ATV Sportsman's Association 

Be part of history and help create a positive future for Vermont OHV recreation!

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