Update From The MISORVA President

Welcome Spring?

Welcome Spring? As the 2020 snow season has ended, I would wish to thank all 68 Grant Sponsor Volunteers who have year after year have given of themselves to make the State of Michigan the snowmobile mica that it is. Our State has some of the premier trails in the...

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Put in the work

As I talk to many Clubs and/or Grant Sponsors around our State the same conversation can be heard. “All of our volunteers are dwindling away because they are getting older” We all get older every day. Why do we not have younger enthusiasts stepping forward to help?...

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Thoughts from our President…

Welcome to January 2019!!!! I’m not going to talk about snow for fear I’ll jinx this winter. As I have done the last couple of years. Anyway, my trailer is loaded and ready to go when I feel the need. Which can be often! On to Another Subject As I start my term as MSA...

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Let’s Keep Our Fingers Crossed

    December Dear friends and MSA faithful members, I can’t believe it’s been two years already since I was elected to be your MSA president! It’s with bitter sweet emotions that this is my last column as president. It’s been a humbling and gratifying experience....

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End of Chapter I

November- It was not too many years ago, while I was reading my newest issue of the Michigan Snowmobile News, that I noticed something peculiar. Several issues contained photographs of many of the same people at different events. These were not photo shopped...

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Reflecting on our Diversity

    October 2018- Greetings MSA friends! Autumn has finally arrived and changes are in the air. Fall is a busy time of year for most of us, as we transition into yet another season of endless outdoor possibilities. My wife and I recently spent a week with...

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The Final Countdown

September 2018 -The other day I saw a post on Facebook that had a beautiful scene of a snowmobiler plowing through powder. Beside the photo was a countdown calendar of the days until the trails legally open in Michigan. It was amazing to me to see the different...

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Making Memories

MARCH 2018 Dear MSA members, As I sit down and write this last column for the 2017-18 season, I am once again amazed at how fast the seasons go by! We have had another wacky winter this snowmobile season, and hopefully all of you have had a great time making memories...

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New Year –New Challenges

January/February 2018 Greetings MSA friends and Happy New Year! About this time of year, I always try to look back on the previous year and mentally inventory all of my accomplishments. I also analyze the many more of my unfulfilled challenges, that I again bring into...

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Season’s Greetings from your MSA President & Officers!

December 2017 The Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons are always special times for most of us. It’s a time when we can all hopefully take a moment and reflect on our blessings and share our time and treasures with loved ones. It’s a time for many of us to reflect and...

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Thinking Outside of OUR Box

October 2017 Have you ever done something repeatedly for so long now that you’ve never stopped to consider that there might be a better way to accomplish the same task? A new fresh approach and outlook may result in a faster, more efficient, cheaper, and less...

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