Poker Run 2019

February 10th 2019

Official minutes of the 2/10/2019 South Warren Snowmobile Club Meeting called to order at 7:00pm by President Bob Grant at the American Legion Post Hall.


11 Members in attendance


The Pledge of Allegiance was stated.


A Moment of Silence was observed in memory of Bob Mayo a member of the South Warren Snowmobile Club.


Secretary Minutes:

President Bob Grant stated that the January Secretary Minutes were online and passed out to all members in attendance. Hearing no corrections to the Minutes motion made by Sherry Saheim – second by Coleen Flynn to accept the minutes – unanimously approved.


Treasurers Report:

697 Members Dues Paid

All Bills Paid

There was 1000 gallons of gas sold at Stewarts. Please remember to sign the gas log books when getting gas for your snowmobiles

Motion to accept the Treasurer’s Report was made by Matt Plummer – second by Sherry Saheim – approved.



A Thank You letter from Al & Wanda Gawron was read by President Bob Grant. They Thanked the Groomers and Club Members for all of their hard work in keeping the Trails in Great Shape and putting up the signs.


President Bob Grant Thanked Mark Ladu for the Great Job he has done on the Facebook Page. He also thanked all of the groomers, members who helped at the Snowmobile Races for cooking and the Groomers for taking care of the Trails.


Mark McLain stated that the New York State Annual Snowmobile Club Meeting will be held on April 26 – 28 in Niagara Falls. Please contact Mark if interested in attending this meeting.




Trail Report:

President Bob Grant stated that the Lake George Town Trucks dumped snow onto the Bike Trail during the week for the Lake George Winter Carnival. The Bike Trail was closed.



Groomer Report

President Bob Grant, Matt and Tyler Plummer and Anthony and Douglas Grant cut down the Tree by Fourth Lake.


Mark McLain said that National Grid received the photos and stated that the work would be done in the Spring.


Roger Saheim and Matt Plummer stated that the groomers were working well and that they were just waiting for snow.


Executive Report:

No report



No Report



Mike Zilm ordered 2000 more maps




Snowmobile Race

The snowmobile races were held on Lake Luzerne on February 3, 2019. The Fire Company and SWSC worked together selling hotdogs, coffee, and breakfast sandwiches. It was extremely cold and the Fire Company suggested next year possibly setting up a Tent to keep everyone a little warmer. It was very successful.


Poker Run:

President Bob Grant stated that the Poker Run will be held on February 23, 2019 starting at Holiday Inn (TR’s Restaurant) in Lake George at 10am and end at the Garrison at 6pm. The stops will be Holiday Inn (TR’s Restaurant), Waterhouse Restaurant, American Legion Lake Luzerne, Long Horn Restaurant, Ciro’s Restaurant, Barnsider, Adirondack Bar & Grill, Duffy’s Tavern and the Garrison. The entry fee is $10 per person and vehicles are welcome. NO ATV’s. Rain or Shine. There will be poker chips handed out and the cards will be drawn at the Garrison.




Snowsquall Party:

The Snowsquall Party will be held at the American Legion Post Hall on March 23, 2019. We are asking all members to please consider making a dish to bring to the party. Please contact Sherry Saheim or Coleen Flynn with what you will be bringing. Further details to come.




Mark McLain said that DEC was reviewing the coverage that the Snowmobile Clubs had regarding insurance for DEC Property. They don’t feel that it is enough insurance coverage. They have hired independent consultants to research this. Mark contacted New York State about it and they feel that it is enough. There is $3 million of coverage per person.



President Bob Grant stated that if anyone is interested in being nominated for an office to please let him or Mark McLain know. Nominations will be done in March with the election in April. The positions are: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary and Executive Director.


Mark McLain suggested that we move the Annual Monthly Meeting to March starting next year.




The next meeting will be held on Sunday March 3, 2019 at 7pm at the American Legion Post Hall.


Meeting was adjourned at 7:39pm.





Respectfully submitted by


Dawn Grant


South Warren Snowmobile Club

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