2018 Club Safari Weekend Plans – REVISED

Due to poor trail conditions in the Solon Springs area, the Club Safari this weekend has been moved to the Prentice / Phillips area.  Solon Springs only received a dusting yesterday and the high temperatures last weekend caused the trails to deteriorate.  Prentice had 8+ inches of snow yesterday and trails are being groomed.

If you reserved a room at St. Croix Inn in Solon Springs, you can cancel within 48 hours of your planned check-in without penalty.  Please call them to cancel today – (715-378-4444).

The new accommodations for our Club Safari is in Prentice, WI:

COUNTRYSIDE MOTEL – Accommodations
www.countrysidemotelwi.com
W5370 Grandberg Rd
Prentice, WI 54556
715-428-2333
Adjacent 24 hour gas, adjoining restaurant. Trails 102 &181. Highway 8 & 13

 

Please call Countryside Inn to reserve your room.  Rooms with 2 Queen beds are $76 for Thursday, $86/night for Friday/Saturday.  No pool or bar, but they have a small sitting area on the 2nd floor that they’d turn into a small gathering space.  They also have good parking.

 

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2018 Club Safari Weekend Plans

Club safari to Solon Springs, WI is Jan 26th-27th, 2018.  See details below for room reservations.

St. Croix Inn

The St. Croix Inn Motel is nestled on the shore of Lake St. Croix and we are one of the most popular motels in Solon Springs, Wisconsin.

 

Let’s get SNOW and MEMBERS to fill the rooms this year.  It is a nice cozy place, and we can ride in/out to all the local trails.

We have a block of 15 rooms under the Osceola Sno-Goers name for Jan 26th-27th (weekend prior to the Super Bowl).

  • – rooms facing roadside @ 87.90/night
  • – rooms facing lakeside @ 119.90/night

**if anyone wants to come early, e.g. Thursday or stay Sunday, those nights are $60/each

Club members should call to reserve under their name (715-378-4444) and reference the club group reservation.  Ask them to deduct the room block count.  If we exceed the count and they have availability, they will honor these rates.

**If no snow, we should make a decision at least one week prior to cancel – Kathy is our contact at the hotel.

Think Snow!  Jacque Bonneprise   jacquebonneprise@gmail.com

Here’s a pic of some of the crew from January 2016 – a thumbs up from Johnny B as well 🙂

2017 Safari

Club donation to Open Cupboard

As a non-profit organization, the Osceola Valley Sno-Goers snowmobile club raises funds to support local snowmobile trail access, development, and maintenance for all to enjoy.  We also use the funds we raise to give back to our community.  On December 4th, we made a donation to the Open Cupboard to help fill their food shelves to fight hunger.  On behalf of the Open Cupboard, pictured here is Rosanne Anderson accepting a check from our club Vice President, Rick McGuiggan.

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Scenery at the 10th Annual Osceola Vintage Sled Round-Up

On December 2nd, they had a great showing of vintage sleds at the 10th Annual Osceola Vintage Sled Round-Up at Hank’s Bar.  Thanks to club member Doug Strain for the great drone shots.

 

Snowmobile Safety Course – October 2017

Wisconsin Snowmobile Safety Certification is required for any snowmobile operator born since January 1st, 1985.  The Wisconsin DNR is sponsoring a snowmobile safety certification course in Osceola in October. It’s being held at Osceola High School on Oct 23 and 26th from 6:30pm – 9:00pm. Parents are encouraged to participate with their children 12 years or older. Cost is $10. For more information and to sign up, contact Duane Wolter at 715-755-3599.

For other course offerings, go to the DNR website at https://gowild.wi.gov/customers/safetyedclass

Osceola Community Fair – 2017

Check out the scene in and around our booth at the fair.  Thanks for all support of our club member volunteers and photos courtesy of member Mark Kuhl.

2016 Safari

The 2016 Safari club trip took over 30 of us to Solom Springs WI.  We stayed at the St. Croix Inn.  A great turn out, and surprisingly good snow.  It looks like the group had a great time.

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What a group!

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Happy Riders

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Johnny ‘Q’ Strikes Again

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Starting a little early