CVOA Updates

Annual Dinner Meeting

March 30 at the Sugarloaf Hotel Mark your calendars for this annual event, which will includes dinner, our annual meeting and election of officers, and a program presented by LE Hughes, Sugarloaf ski instructor and author of “Maine Stories”, a collection of award-winning true tales of life, family, the people, places, and lifestyle of rural Maine. This year’s event will …

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Ski Trips in 2019

Ski Trips in 2019 Big Sky – Cindy Foster – 829-6110 Steamboat – Bonnie Farrar – 735-3984 Quebec City – Peter Weston – 831-8565 Sun Valley – Joe Loughran – 650-3099

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CVOA “Drop-In” Bowling

Gerry Thompson is one of our regular bowlers. Most Every Sunday at 2:00 January 6, 13, 20, 27 On our way to bowling on Sunday afternoon, while following a caravan of homeward bound folks heading out of Redington, Tom turned to me and said, “That used to be us.” Our first full-time winter in C.V. is a wonderful thing! Even …

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MHT Hut-to-Hut Cross-Country Skiing Adventure

January 21 – 24 As of January 1st there are 7 CVOAers signed up for our January Hut-to-Hut adventure. Those waxing their skis are Bill Cunningham, Valerie Hudspath, Peter and Judy Weston, Katherine Lawson and Fred Trask, and me, Bonnie Farrar. Janice Tandy reports there are still spots available. You can make reservations with her directly at MHT (207)265-2400. Cost …

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CVOA Board Meeting

Sunday, January 13, 12:30 pm Carrabassett Valley Town Office All members are welcome to attend. Note time change to 12:30 so we can be done in time for bowling. Questions? Contact Bonnie Farrar at cvoa.president@gmail.com.

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Winter Social – Potluck Supper – Music for Dancing

Saturday, January 12, 5 – 9 pm Stratton Community Center  Begin 2019 with new and old CVOA friends at the Annual Winter Social on Saturday January 12, 2019! The food will be excellent because everyone brings a contribution. Where?:  Stratton Community Center When?:  5 pm Happy Hour, BYOB              6 pm Pot Luck Dinner              7 pm Dancing to your favorite Oldies from the …

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Ski Museum of Maine hosts CVOA Friday, January 11, 5 – 7 pm

http://www.skimuseumofmaine.org/ Please join us at the Ski Museum of Maine in Kingfield for a members-only viewing of their new exhibit, “Maine Olympians”, which recently opened to rave reviews. Please come out, enjoy some wine and cheese, and learn more about the history of skiing in Maine. A number of CVOA members have been instrumental in the preparation of the new …

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Happy New Year

January 2020 will be the 20th anniversary of the organization known as CVOA – which resulted from a brainstorm at a meeting in December 1999. As we lead up to this milestone, I would like to highlight during the next year a bit of our history with snippets from various archived minutes. This month, the excerpt comes from the January …

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Bella Coola BC Heli Ski Trip. Jan. 31 – Feb 4, 2019

CVOA member Pete Smith is leading a heli-ski ski trip this winter to Bella Coola in British Columbia. He has one more seat available. Dates: Jan. 31 – Feb 4, 2019 Skier level: Must have had experience skiing back-country powder snow conditions and be an advanced skier. Cost: $6780 CDN (it ain’t cheap) If you’d like to find out more, …

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