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SAM Annual Meeting

The SAM Board of Directors would like to invite you to CELEBRATE YOUR ASSOCIATION at the upcoming SAM Annual Meeting and dinner on Thursday, April 5, 2018. We invite you to participate, relax and enjoy dinner with your friends, while you participate ...Read more

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Sledmass Delivers Christmas Toys For Tots

The Sledmass clubs delivered a Merry Christmas for the Toys For Tots program again this year, now an annual fundraiser. There were so many toys that we couldn’t even fit all of them into the hall at the Oak Ridge ...Read more

Published on December 22, 2016 in Charity, In The News, News & Updates
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Sledmass Toys for Tots Donations

The clubs of the Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts went big this year, we’re talking Ho Ho Ho Santa-size big. The sledmass clubs love Christmas shopping, especially for the Toys for Tots program. They know first-hand the magic of Christmas giving, ...Read more

Published on December 21, 2015 in Charity, News & Updates
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Winter Clothing Drive at the Sled Expo (Marcia Miller)

Make a donation at the SAM Winter Clothing Drive at the Sled Expo, October 17 & 18, and get a chance to win an authentic Levi LaVallee autographed SAM map. As fall approaches we start to think about all the ...Read more

Published on October 9, 2015 in Charity, News & Updates
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Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts Deliver Toys For Tots (Marcia Miller)

I am not sure what words to use to describe how amazed I am at what the Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts accomplished this year for Toys for Tots. The December SAM meeting was where the magic happened. Club upon club ...Read more

Published on December 22, 2014 in Charity, News & Updates
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Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts 2014 Charity Report (Marcia Miller)

Members of the Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts donated over $15,000 to charities this season, of that $10,000 went to local charities! See the individual club reports at the bottom of the page. I would like to start off by saying ...Read more

Published on April 8, 2014 in Charity, News & Updates
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Club Charity Reports (Marcia Miller)

This is the last week to get snowmobile charity reports in to SAM. I have only received 8 out of the 34 clubs. We can do better than that! The online form is so easy to submit. This is a ...Read more

Published on March 23, 2014 in Charity, News & Updates
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Camp Sno Mo Challenge (Marcia Miller)

The Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts Charity Committee challenges clubs to donate $50 each to Camp Sno Mo, the official Charity of SAM The Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts supports the Easter Seals Camp Sno Mo program. Located in Gilmanton Iron Works, ...Read more

Published on February 24, 2014 in Charity, News & Updates
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Snowmobilers Donate Toys For Tots (Marcia Miller)

In the past few weeks I have had the pleasure of delivering coats and warm clothing along with pairs of boots for Big Brother Big Sister. We didn’t collect a lot but the items were beautiful. One particular bib and ...Read more

Published on December 18, 2013 in Charity, News & Updates
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Toys for Tots

Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts Toys For Tots Drive

The holidays are upon us, allowing quality time with the family. Black Friday is almost here and the shopping madness begins. When you are out shopping for the holidays please consider picking up a toy or two for those families ...Read more

Published on November 19, 2013 in Charity, News & Updates
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Sled Expo Winter Clothing Drive (Marcia Miller)

The SAM Charity Committee is once again holding its Winter Wear Recycling Program at the 2013 Sled Expo. We asks our fellow snowmobilers to check out the great deals at the Expo, but before that, we ask that you look ...Read more

Published on October 14, 2013 in Charity, News & Updates, Sled Expo
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Club Charity Reports Due (Marcia Miller)

It is that time of year when our snowmobile season starts to wind down. We all have had a busy one trying to keep what snow we were given and repairing trails as necessary I know of clubs that have ...Read more

Published on March 6, 2013 in Charity, News & Updates
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Snowmobilers are amazing! (Marcia Miller)

Looking back over 2012 I am pleasantly surprised at what SAM has accomplished for charities. It was a very busy year, with SAM hosting the 2012 International Snowmobile Congress in Sturbridge. Most of our efforts were focused on promoting the ...Read more

Published on December 16, 2012 in Charity, News & Updates
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Holiday Toy Drive (Marcia Miller)

Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts Toys For Tots drive. Thanksgiving has come and gone. The holidays allow quality time spent with family around the table, after the meal is done and everyone winds down, Black Friday is here and the madness ...Read more

Published on November 22, 2012 in Charity, News & Updates
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Fundraising Leaves Footprints, Footprints Create Awarenes (Keri Wanner)

A year ago, my good friend Nathan (Nate) Blaylock called me wanting help. He was conducting research on population statistics in Midwestern states and found it was important to the citizens to show compassion and support causes. Nate wanted to ...Read more

Published on November 5, 2012 in Charity, Guest Columns, News & Updates
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Sled Expo Winter Clothing Drive

Donate your gently used outdoor winter clothing to Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Franklin County “A United Way Partner” at the SLED EXPO on Saturday 10/13 or Sunday 10/14 and receive a chance to “spin” the wheel for some great prizes. ...Read more

Published on October 5, 2012 in Charity, News & Updates, Sled Expo
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SAM 2011-2012 Charity Report (Marcia Miller, Charity Chair)

The Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts charity committee and the SAM Delegates decided at our first meeting in the fall to continue our support Camp Sno-Mo in providing a week of camping for a Massachusetts resident. Camp Sno-Mo is an Easter ...Read more

Published on April 10, 2012 in Charity, News & Updates
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Polaris Program Provides Jackets and Bibs for Needy

A month-long Polaris goodwill event provides jackets and bibs for the needy, rewards riders with pure polaris discounts Upgrade your snowmobile jacket and feel good doing it during the Pure Polaris “Donate for a Discount” Sales Event that runs Jan. ...Read more

Published on January 11, 2012 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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Snowmobilers United Recognized for Charity Work

In a front page story the Worcester Telegram and Gazette reports about the charity work of the Snowmobilers United Club. An excerpt is below, the full story can be read at telegram.com. One of the few groups eagerly awaiting heavy ...Read more

Published on December 28, 2011 in Charity, In The News, News & Updates
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A Cause for Snowmobilers: Pink Ribbon Riders (Keri Wanner)

“Laugh at life and it will laugh at you!” It’s hard not to get sucked into the everyday grind of negative news! Everything from higher debt ceilings to a friend or family member dealing with medical problems, leaves us only ...Read more

Published on November 22, 2011 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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SAM Charity Report (Marcia Miller, chairperson)

As we enter the time of year where we reflect on those things we are grateful for and then start to think about those things we would like to give as gifts for the holidays, let us remember those who ...Read more

Published on November 16, 2011 in Charity, General Announcements, Guest Columns, News & Updates
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International Snowmobile Media Council Awards $1,000 Scholarship

In 2008, after losing longtime friend and colleague C.J. Ramstad to a tragic auto accident the year before, the International Snowmobile Media Council (ISMC) wanted to find a way to honor the renowned photojournalist, editor, publisher and political activist. Ramstad ...Read more

Published on October 17, 2011 in General Announcements, International Snowmobile Congress, News & Updates
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Snowmobiler of the Year: Herb Hilton

Herb Hilton has served his club as a board of director and as president for many years. He has attended just about every SAM meeting that anyone can recall, as well as volunteering at the Expo. Herb has volunteered on ...Read more

Published on April 2, 2011 in Charity, Guest Columns, News & Updates
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SAM Charity Report (Marcia Miller)

Wow, March already… the holiday seasons are way behind us now. The Advent season is the time when we think most about “giving.” The Toys for Tots program was a success again this year with SAM giving over 150 toys ...Read more

Published on March 23, 2011 in Charity, General Announcements, News & Updates
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Easy Riders Give Kids Rides

The Easy Riders Snowmobile Club was featured in the MetroWest Daily News for giving rides to kids, most who have never snowmobiled before. “As part of the Ashland Coalition for Teens, members of the Easy Riders Snowmobile Club of Marlborough ...Read more

Published on March 1, 2011 in In The News, News & Updates
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Toys for Tots (Marcia Miller)

Toys for Tots is a program that helps distribute new toys to children who may not get a Christmas gift otherwise. There are many more families this year who are having a hard time feeding and clothing their kids and ...Read more

Published on November 23, 2010 in Charity, General Announcements, Guest Columns, News & Updates
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