Snoman License Plates

October 27, 2014

Snoman unveils new specialty license plate at its Annual Meeting and Congress

Winnipeg – Snoman unveiled a new, colorful specialty license plate at its 4th Annual Congress on October 24th and 25th in Winnipeg. The plate will be available at Autopac agents throughout the province beginning on November 3rd

In other business, Alan Butler will return as Snoman President, with Sylvain Paquet as Vice President, Albert Wyborn as Treasurer, and Ernie Smelski continues as Past President.

On October 25th, workshops were held focusing on generational leadership, club governance, and safety-related topics such as trail signing and grooming.  The event sponsors were CN, Manitoba Public Insurance, Manitoba Conservation, Nickel City Motors, MMPDA, and Shop Industrial.

“The day was filled with educational materials and provided a great opportunity for Snoman club members to interact with the presenters and gather information to take back to their local areas,” stated Yvonne Rideout, Snoman’s Executive Director.

On the morning of the 25th, the Province of Manitoba and Snoman Inc. proudly unveiled a new specialty license plate that celebrates the organization’s dedication to safe and environmentally responsible snowmobile trails.  Minister Andrew Swan was joined by President Alan Butler to unveil the new Snoman plate which will cost $70, with $30 of that going to Variety, the children’s charity.  During the evening, Big Daddy Tazz auctioned some Snoman license plates with the proceeds going to Variety which resulted in $3,300 raised for the organization.  “We are pleased that our clubs support the charity which nurtures children of all abilities in Manitoba,” said Yvonne Rideout.

At the Annual Awards Banquet, recognition was given to clubs for reporting during the season as well as the Excellence Awards.  During the evening, Big Daddy Tazz unveiled Snoman’s children’s story book “A Day on the Trails:  Brrrt Shivers Learns Safe Sledding”.  “This story book focuses on safety aspects and guides one through an adventure of a day on the snowmobile trails,” said Yvonne Rideout.  Tazz also auctioned off some hard cover limited edition books and soft cover books are available for purchase at the Snoman office and McNally Robinson.

Snoman Inc., a not-for-profit organization, is dedicated to providing strong leadership and support to its member clubs to develop safe and environmentally responsible snowmobile trails to further the enjoyment of organized snowmobiling in Manitoba.

For more information:

Yvonne Rideout, Executive Director
Cell: 204-990-7411

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