Monthly Archives: April 2016

Redington Hike (Not) and Soup

Due to inclement weather we decided to cancel the hills of Redington hike. We remained indoors and stayed warm and cozy. The soup though, was not cancelled.   Stories were shared as we enjoyed appetizers and salads and soup and dessert! Since this was a smaller gathering, we were able to get to know each other a little better by …

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Deep Sea Fishing? Interested? Let us know!

CVOA member Mike Verges, a retired charter boat captain, can offer fishing day trips to our members if there is interest. Please let our Adventure Coordinator know if you have any interest, or even if you’d just like to find out more. Email: cvoa.adventures@gmail.com, mention “Fishing”. ~ Betsy Chapman, Adventure Coordinator

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Happy Spring to all!

The Range Committee would like to extend a huge thank you to all the volunteers who came out for our annual Spring Cleanup. We accomplished a lot of good work and the Range will be looking fine for our first official trap shoot of the season, May 15th, from 9:00am to noon. This month also look for our May 29th, …

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Pine Grove Programs for Vets and First Responders

      Charlie Tappan, CVOA member, wants you to know about the Pine Grove Programs – Providing free outdoor experiences in Maine to our Veterans and Emergency Responders. Charlie helps with fishing and bird hunting, and has a lot of fun. Please spread the word to potential participants and volunteers. Click HERE to find out more about Pine Grove …

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Range Cleanup Saturdays

Range Cleanup Saturdays We need your help… We are doing our annual range cleanup over a few Saturdays. If you have some time to donate a helping hand, it would be much appreciated.   Saturdays from 9am-2pm: April 23rd April 30th Rain date May 7th Come dressed to get dirty, or possibly a few paint splatters. Work gloves recommended if …

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WSKI-TV March 27

On Saturday morning, March 27, Bill Perkins went live with host Greg Powers on WSKI-TV. If you missed the show, you can check it out at by Clicking HERE.

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Sunset Snowshoe Hike and Supper March 20

A little get together was planned at Nancy Makin’s beautiful home at Village on the Green. It started out as maybe six or seven people. Then the word got out (apparently), and it grew to nearly forty people, which was awesome. Then something great happened along the way: everyone pitched in with appetizers, soups, wine, salads, and desserts. Nancy set …

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Whistler-Blackcomb Post Trip Photo Party March 18

On March 18, an enthusiastic group of CVOA skiers gathered at the CVPL Begin Room for a Whistler photo show created by Lee Souweine. Using photos and videos of his own and gathered from others, Lee put together an 18-minute video show from our great trip to Whistler. After some socializing and dessert eating, the group was ready to listen …

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Annual Dinner Meeting with Carey Kish (Mar. 12)

White tablecloths and the tempting aromas of an Italian feast greeted a record number of CVOA members attending this year’s annual dinner meeting. For the first time, the club swapped its paper plates and pot luck offerings for a catered meal at the Sugarloaf Inn. It won’t be the last. The success was evident by the 116 guests who turned …

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CVOA’s 14th Sometimes Annual Ski Trip – Whistler/Blackcomb!

Report based on a true story The 78-member expedition left the Carrabassett Valley behind in search of the piles of SNOW so lacking in their home country this winter. The group split up right from the start, with some traveling to Montreal to fly west, while most of the rest flew west from Boston. A few others traveled on their …

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