CHARITY/COMMUNITY EVENTS SPONSORED BY OR PARTICIPATED BY OUR CLUB
Every year our club volunteers and participates in community orientated events. This is just a list of major participation.
Annual Chilly Chili Slide and Ride - at the Pittsfield State Forest benefiting the Universal Access Program. Rides were given to challenged individuals who cant drive a sled on their own.
Special Olympics at Eastover Resort - Rides were given to the Olympians and their families.
Special Snowmobile Rides - Mandy Dixon of Berkshire Medical Center asked us to spend a few hours pulling handicapped kids up a hill at the Pittsfield State Forest so that they could slide down it on sleds.
Cancer Society Event at Clapp Park - hosted by others, but our club members spent time grooming hills for their competition.
October Mountain Clean Up - Club members cleaned up portions of the Pittsfield Watershed area of October Mountain.
Habitat for Humanities - Club members help rebuild homes for those who are without.
On Saturday July 16th, a large contingent of our club members spent a good portion of the day volunteering at the Central Berkshire County Habitat for Humanity house located on the corner of Von Nida and King street in Pittsfield. An enthusiastic contingent of 14 members (Don Allard, Derrick Babcock, Rick Bak, Allen Bird, Dennis Fusini, Mike Holland, Jim Holland, Tim Houghtlin, Bill Striebel, Dave Striebel, Bill Sweet, Randy Toth, Paul Trova, and Pete Trova) toiled away at various tasks such as siding installation, concrete floor construction, porch railing construction, popcorn ceiling application, etc.
Farnam Challenge Triathlon - Club members participated in this sporting event which benefited the AdLib Sports Program. AdLib is a non-profit, organization whose mission is to empower people with all types of disabilities to live more independently and have control of their own lives.