April Newsletter 2024

submitted by Christie B.


Club members have started pulling trail signs as trails closed April 1.


Landowners’ Appreciation Picnic

The picnic will be on Thursday, June 20th from 5:00 pm. to 8:00 p.m.


Trail Equipment News & Grant Update

The new 6330 tractor will need an oil change and the chainsaws need to be cleaned and serviced.
Looking for volunteers to help with this. Contact Tony Balata (507-838-0256) if you are able to help.
Discussions with a company about pricing, payments and build schedules for new tracks for the
tractor are underway. The Grant was submitted in February, and we should hear by June with the


Medford Access Trail

Work continues on developing the trail area connecting the south side of Faribault to
Medford. Tony has reached out to landowners along that stretch and has received support
from several owners for the club’s trail proposal. Please contact Tony interested in helping out
with the project.


Wednesday Evening Social Dinners

A group of Club members have been gathering on Wednesday evenings at different
restaurants that have been supporting our club. If you would like to be on the group
text for information on where the next outing is, let Emily Velishek (507-412-1631)
know and you can be added to the text announcement.

Sno-Go Club Wear

New Caps and Stocking hats with the club logo are available for purchase.

Next Club Meeting, April 9, 2024

The next Club meeting will be held at the Club House, (839 30th St NW) at 6:30 p.m. All
Members and Prospective Members are welcome to attend.

Club Member Dues

Dues are $45 Per Year. Please mail your dues to: Faribo Sno-Go Club, PO Box 153, Faribault, MN 55021 if you
have not already. You also can go to our website and join or renew your membership. www.sno-go.org

Volunteers Needed to help with Club Functions

We can always use help with the club picnic, annual meetings, sign repair, trail signage, maintenance of
equipment and fund raising. We also need members willing to step up and be Club Officers and/or Board
Members. Your help with any club function is greatly appreciated and helps us have award winning trails!!

Keep up to date on events and meeting times by following us at:

Facebook: Faribo Sno-Go Club

2023-2024 Executive Board and Board Members

President – Randy Feyereisn Vice President – Larry Shepherd
Secretary – Emily Velishek Treasurer – Shane DeGrood
Publicity – Christie Bluhm Membership – Travis Beaupre
Past President – Earl Graham Trail Administrator – Tony Balata
Board of Directors:
Randy Velishek –Jerry Velishek
Rick Bartness –Mark Gillen
Nathan Shaw– Kurt Kluzak
Mike DeGrood –Joe Schrot

Please Support our Groomer Display Business Donors!!

Channel Inn The Lodge on Lake Mazaska
Harry Browns Automotive Center— Apple Creek Orchard
Met-Con— Faribo Insurance – Dean Quinnell
Steele County Trail Association —Kenyon Snowdrifters
Tri Lakes Sportsmen’s Club— Velishek Auto Sales
Bauer’s Southside Liquors —Toy Box Saloon Kilkenny
R.C. Bliss —Faribault Design Specialties
Community CO-OP Oil Assn —Grandma’s Lakeside Resort
LaCanne’s Marine— Knish Kustomz Automotive Upholstery
Sette Sports Center— Reliance Bank
Southern Shores Dock & Lift —Sakatah Trail Sno-Cruisers
State Bank of Faribault— Sammon Trucking
Shepherd’s Automotive (Justin & Jenny)— Tom’s Pro Glass
Tom’s Lock and Key— Boonies Bar & Grill