Monthly Archives: December 2015

Report: CVOA, State Grant & volunteers produce range project of the year!

Things are relatively quiet at the range these days but that wasn’t the case during much of the summer and fall. That’s when contractors and volunteers ascended in droves to build what’s probably the biggest single undertaking in the 15-year history of the range. The project included a new drilled well and septic system and construction of a building housing …

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Range Committee Meeting Report from December 19th

The range committee met at the Carrabassett Valley Town Office on Saturday, December 19th to review the range budget for 2016 and how it fits into the total CVOA budget. We also had a brief presentation on the total range income, expenses and profitability from when the range was first built in 2000 to present. The Maine IF&W has advised …

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Holiday Hike and Cookie Swap

Lack of snow, and gray skies didn’t dampen spirits for our annual holiday outing on December 12. Eighteen members, and Popeye the dog, gathered at Cathedral Pines in Eustis to walk the trails among the towering trees. Many had never experienced this area, which offers a loop trail and paths for walking/snowshoeing, and as well is groomed for cross-country skiing …

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Carrabassett Valley Academy to build new $2 million center at Sugarloaf

CARRABASSETT VALLEY – Carrabassett Valley Academy has received a $1 million grant from the Bill and Joan Alfond Foundation in support of building a new Competition Center at Sugarloaf. This substantial commitment from the foundation will help make this long-awaited new facility a reality and honors the longstanding partnership among the Sugarloaf Ski Club, CVA and Sugarloaf. Competition has always …

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CNL Lifestyle Properties is trying to sell Sunday River and Sugarloaf in Maine

Sale of ski resorts won’t happen by year’s end, trust says A real estate investment trust that’s selling more than a dozen ski resorts from Maine to California won’t meet its deadline of completing the transaction by year’s end. CNL Lifestyle Properties, which is based in Orlando, Florida, has sold its senior housing portfolio, a dozen marinas, four attractions and …

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The Adaptive Outdoor Education Center / New lodge for disabled outdoor education

The Adaptive Outdoor Education Center is a building with a mission. Located near the Outdoor Center, the purpose of the center is to provide outdoor recreational opportunities to people with disabilities. The center offers hostel-like accommodations for up to 25 guests, a full kitchen and a 30-foot diameter activities yurt. The center is a project of the Albiston Foundation, a …

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Annual Range Raffle Tickets

  Look for them in your mailbox . . . We will be mailing out the tickets for our annual raffle within the next two weeks so you will have them in time to purchase for X-mas stocking stuffers. We have some great prizes again this year: Sugarloaf 2016-17 Season Pass, no blackouts, $1000 value Smith & Wesson M&P 9mm …

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2016 Memberships, Renew Any Time Now….

Your current CVOA membership is valid through December 31, 2015; our membership year now coincides with the calendar year. There are four ways to renew your membership for 2016: Join online using a credit card: Click Here Join online and pay with a check: Click Here Print this form, complete it and mail it with a check. Renew at the Homecoming table on October 10-11, …

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