The December meeting will be held on Monday, December 4th, 7:00 pm at the clubhouse at 408 Fond du Lac Street Mt. Calvary WI.
The Snowmobile Safety Class is officially in session. Thanks to instructors Ben and Zach for continuing to groom the next generations of riders by teaching them the safety rules of the trail and respect for the Landowners who allow us to set up the trail. Good Job Guys.
Directors - Now that deer hunting is over it is time to get going on trail set up. Please contact your landowners and discuss any crops we need to avoid for this season. The tractor, disc and crusher are hooked up and available.
Reminder – The Landowner pizzas will be at the December meeting for pick-up and distribution.
The Holyland Snowflyers have again partnered with Hoppers in Fond du Lac to provide Holyland and Piston Burner apparel. Orders can be placed directly with Hopper, November 28 though December 12 using this link: https://hopperwear.com/store/Holyland-Snowflyers-&-Piston-Burners-c159552598
You will receive an email from Hoppers when you apparel is ready to be picked up at their location.
We will be hosting the December Fond du Lac County Snowmobile Association meeting on Tuesday December 12th 7:30 pm start time.
The November meeting will be held on Monday, November 6th, 7:00 pm at the clubhouse at 408 Fond du Lac Street Mt. Calvary WI.
The October Meeting was Officer and Director elections. Thank you to all that accepted nominations and congratulations to our new Vice President Alexus Berndt.
We would also like to thank Dennis Stenz for his many years of being an officer for this club. Dennis has been a great mentor for the next generation of leaders and we thank him for his service. Dennis is also an officer and very
active member with his ‘up north” club the Elcho Snow Devils.
There are still spots available for the Snowmobile Safety Class. Classes will be November 21, 28 and December 5. The best way to sign up is to go to the Wisconsin DNR Safety Education Webpage, click on “enroll” and select course
type (snowmobile), County (Fond du Lac) and a list of classes in the county will pop up. Ben Costello is the instructor and can answer any questions 920-251-4690.
Raffle tickets for the 2024 Sno Bol Winter Fundraiser will be available at the meeting on the 6th.
The Fond du Lac Snowmobile Association meeting will be hosted by Twin Oaks and will be Held at Jeff Montsma’s place on November 14, 7:30 pm.
The October meeting will be held on Monday, October 2nd, 7:00 pm at the clubhouse at 408 Fond du Lac Street Mt. Calvary, WI. October is Officer and Director elections month. All officer positions and a few director positions are open to anyone interested.
The dates for the Snowmobile Safety Course have been set. Classes will be held on November 21, 28 and December 5. The best way to sign up is to go to the Wisconsin DNR Safety Education Webpage, click on “enroll” and select course type (snowmobile), County (Fond du Lac) and a list of classes in the county will pop up. I encourage you to sign up early as the class fills quickly. Ben Costello is the instructor and can answer any questions 920-251-4690.
Last weekend the Holyland Snowflyers partnered with the Malone Heritage Museum to operate the Brat stand at the Little Farmer. Thanks to all who volunteered to help the weather was great and the stand was busy.
The 2024 Snobol Winter Vintage Show will be held on Saturday, February 3rd, at Kiekhaefer Park in St Peter. Mark your calendar.
The October FDL County Snowmobile Association meeting will be Tuesday, October 10th, at Freds Fastrac.
The September meeting will be held on Monday, September 11th, 7:00 pm at the clubhouse at 408 Fond du Lac Street
I hope you all had a safe and enjoyable summer. Fall is right around the corner and it's time to start talking snowmobile trails again.
The Online membership portal on the website is working great and we are getting renewal memberships coming in weekly. It is smooth and easy for the members and the club, check it out. https://holylandsnowflyers.com/membership.php
We are partnering with the Malone Heritage Museum to operate the brat stand at the Little Farmer on the weekend of September 23, 24. There are a few spots left on Saturday contact Dean to sign up.
The Fond du Lac Snowmobile Association September meeting will be on Tuesday September 12 at 2Fer’s Game Time Retreat in Eden 7:30 pm.
The May meeting will be held on Monday, May 1st, 7:00 pm at the clubhouse at 408 Fond du Lac Street Mt. Calvary WI.
The May meeting will be the last of the season. We will be discussing the winter season in review and make some notes on things we want to do different next year.
The 2023 Landowner dinner was a great success. It is always time well spent visiting with the Landowners. We received many compliments on the new menu this year.
We are looking at a few cosmetic improvements to the exterior our building this year. We will be discussing this at the meeting.
I would like to thank all the Directors and Members for their time spent this season on trails, equipment maintenance and fundraising. We are a unique group of people and should be proud of our accomplishments.
Please patronize our many sponsors when you have an opportunity and have a safe and fun summer.
The April meeting will be held on Monday, April 3rd, 7:00 pm at the clubhouse at 408 Fond du Lac Street Mt. Calvary WI.
At the April meeting we will be discussing the Landowner dinner which will be held on Monday April 10 at the clubhouse. We will again be offering dine in or take out options this year. We are changing it up this year and we offering brat patties and steak sandwiches from Pipe Meats along with a cheesy potatoes and a vegetable.
We are in need of deserts for the event so if you have time to create something please let Brian Davison know 920-960-7305 text is fine.
April is trail teardown month please be sure to record your hours and get them turned in to Dean when you are done. Be sure to look for signs that have tipped over, we don’t want to poke a tire. Keep an eye on the condition of your signs and get a list of replacements to Gary so you will be ready for next year.
The April Fond du Lac County Snowmobile association meeting will be on April 11th at Marghaels in Van Dyne 7:30pm.
The March meeting will be held on Monday, March 6th, 7:00 pm at the clubhouse at 408 Fond du Lac Street Mt. Calvary WI.
The 2023 Sno Bol Vintage Show was a huge success. The weather cooperated with us and hundreds of people came out to enjoy the beautiful day and the vintage sleds that were there. There were 185 registered sleds on display at the show and 144 sleds participated in the parade laps at noon it was a great experience for all that were there.
I would like to thank all of the members who volunteer their time and skills to make the day possible. There is a lot of planning and behind the scenes work that goes into this show and we should be very proud of our accomplishments.
We also have a long list of sponsors who support our show that are really the key to the success of the day. Please patronize them when you have the opportunity.
I guess snow at the end of February is better than nothing. We got 2 days of riding here in Fond du lac County that was actually better than I expected it would be. I hope you got a chance to get out and enjoy the trails.
We currently have 205 active members for the season. 11 of those are secondary members. Thanks to all you dedicated members who continually support our club!
We will be hosting the March Fond du Lac County meeting at our clubhouse on Tuesday March 14th meeting time 7:30 pm.
The February meeting will be held on Monday, February 6thth, 7:00 pm at the clubhouse at 408 Fond du Lac Street Mt. Calvary WI.
We are less than a week from the Feb 4th 2023 Sno Bol Vintage Show at Kiekhaefer Park in St Peter. We may not have enough snow to open the trails but the forecast is showing we are not going to lose what we have and for now the forecast says 24 degrees that day. Seems like great weather to hang out with friends and look at vintage snowmobiles.
We still could use a few more Bucket Raffle items. If you have a connection with a local business owner reach out to them it’s great visibility for their business and is also great for the club.
Thanks to all current members for getting your memberships in even without opening trails in our system. Currently, we have just over 200 new or renewed members. Of those approximately 129 are Family, and 79 are Single memberships.
The February Fond du Lac Snowmobile Association meeting will be Tuesday the 14th at Mel’s Bar in Brandon 7:30 pm.
The January meeting will be held on Monday, January 2nd , 7:00 pm at the clubhouse at 408 Fond du Lac Street Mt. Calvary WI.
Mother Nature got our hopes up this past week but in the end the storm didn’t produce and most of what fell is on the fence lines or in our driveways. The forecasted warm weather will put us almost back to step 1 in the next 10 days. We will just have to let it play out.
The annual Sno Bol Winter Fundraiser is coming fast, Saturday February 4th. The raffle tickets are sold out and now we need to get ready for the show. At the January meeting we will be discussing logistics and getting staffing assignments set up.
Bucket Raffle donations are still needed so please reach out to local businesses you know and see if they are interested in donating and bring the items to the clubhouse. Please make sure they are labeled so we know where they come from.
The online membership program has been operational for a few months and other than a few glitches it has been working well. Get your memberships renewed to avoid the last minute rush that comes once the trails open.
The January Fond du Lac County Snowmobile Association meeting will be on Tuesday January 10 at the Party Palace in Dotyville.