Monthly Archives: August 2014

Report from the August 23rd CVOA general membership meeting

Report by Sandy Jamison Thank you everyone for coming to the meeting. We had a fantastic, productive meeting with our amazing board of directors, whose dedication and work for CVOA always astonishes me. And, I was so glad to see such a great turn out of members interested in what is going on, willing to listen, share their opinions and …

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Volunteer Contributions are helping the CVOA Range acquire trap voice activitation

Spurred by spontaneous contributions, the CVOA Range is on its way to acquiring new voice activation equipment for its trap range. Trap shooting today is preceded by the shooter announcing, “pull” and followed by a volunteer pushing a button to release the clay.  “One of the problems,” Range Chairman Neal Trask joked, “is that we’ve got a lot of old …

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"Guess Again Carrot Casserole" as served at CVOA meeting 8/23

“Guess Again Carrot Casserole” Recipe and dish prepared by Laura George… YUM 2 pounds carrots, peeled, sliced and cooked in salted water until tender 1 cup chopped onions 2 cups grated cheese (combo of cheddar, colby and Monterey Jack) 1 tsp salt 2 tsp sugar 1 1/3 cups mayonnaise Bread crumbs Butter Mash carrots well.  Laura used a food processor …

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Fall Fishing " Top Secret " try the Outdoor Center pond!

Early September fishing was excellent, the Brook trout have grown and were very active! Last spring CVOA and the Town of Carrabassett shared the cost of stocking of Brook Trout in the Outdoor Center pond! What a great spot to be able to do a little fishing….. Look for new signs for pond access near the parking lot to the …

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Baxter State Park Report

Report written by  Nancy Perry A full moon was rising, the loons were calling, guitars were being strummed, banjos were being picked!  CVOA was settling in for a night on Kidney Pond after a full day of hiking, canoeing, wildlife watching and kayaking in Baxter State Park. Summer in Maine and three days at the “forever wild” Baxter  was the …

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