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Alfred Dancho

The Executive and Members of EastmanATV where saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Alfred Dancho last week.  Alfred was an active member of EastmanATV and his friendship will be dearly missed.

Our sincere condolences to his Family

Gary Greenaway, Dave Lee and Greg Gowryluk

 

Free ATVMB Club Membership for One Year!

Looking to buy a new quad or side x side?  If the purchase of a new toy is on your radar this year, make sure you talk to your dealer about the ATVMB one year free club membership on the purchase of a new machine.  Membership has benefits, you will meet great people, learn about all of the great places to ride in Manitoba and generally have a lot of fun! Visit your local powersports dealer today!

 

 

Membership Benefits – Insurance

Membership with your Eastman ATV club pays! It is well known that you have alternatives to MPI when it comes to insuring your quad or side-by side but did you know your Eastman ATV membership also make you eligible for huge discounts as well.  Two insurance companies Oasis insurance and Beacon insurance offer savings of up to 40% off their regular premiums which are already lower than provincial rates.  One of the other benefits of this option is if you have an accident and are at fault the claim will not affect your Manitoba driving merits!

These policies are available at most insurance brokers however if you have questions or cannot find a broker please feel free to contact us.  It all begins with membership and your just a CLICK away from joining today!

For information contact cegg@eastmanatv.com

ATV Ride for Mom in the Books for 2018

ATV Ride for Mom is complete for another year and we would like to thank all the people that attended this years event and help to make the third annual ATV Ride for Mom a great success for all who attended. We would like to thank all our supporting sponsors without, your generous support this event would not be possible. Please take a few moments and visit their websites. Title Sponsor Adventure Power Products #adventurepowerproducts Supporting Sponsors, Enn’s Brothers #ennsbrothers, S.A.R Sport and Recreation #sarsportandrecreation Please watch our website and facebook page for the office cheque presentation to Cancer Care Manitoba. The date and time of the presentation will be announced shortly.

It’s National ATV Safety Week!

Riders should be safety conscious whenever they are riding and during ATV Safety Week (June 1 – 10) ATV Manitoba invites you to pay close attention to a few basic safe riding practices:

  • Stay alert, ride in control, exercising caution and obey all trail signage
  • Ensure your ATV is suitably sized for your age and ability
  • Never ride while under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Always wear a compliant helmet and proper riding gear

For information on where to ride please visit the club website Eastman ATV Trail.

Enjoy the trails and remember, trail users are responsible to practice safe riding habits for their own safety and the safety of others.

To read an important safety message from the All Terrain Quad Council of Canada CLICK HERE.

Safe Riding Everyone!

Province to Lift Travel Restrictions

FIRE BULLETIN #9


Recent rain and improving weather conditions have allowed the province to lift travel restrictions in the eastern, central and western regions of the province with the exception of the Duck Mountains.  Motorized backcountry travel is not allowed between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m., and campfires are only allowed between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m. in the Duck Mountains.  Provincial resources including Manitoba Sustainable Development, Emergency Measures Organization and the Office of the Fire Commissioner continue to work on a number of fires around the province.  Ontario has provided 120 firefighters and Quebec has sent four water bombers.

Fire crews continue to work on the fire between the Little Grand Rapids First Nation and the Pauingassi First Nation, which covers over25,000 hectares andis about four kilometres from Pauingassi.  Some light rain has fallen on the area, which has helped the efforts but the fire is still not under control.  Crews have now completed the work of setting up sprinklers to protect homes at both the Little Grand Rapids First Nation and the Pauingassi First Nation.  Power remains out to the area and the evacuation order remains in effect for both communities.

The fires near the community of Ashern are considered under control, with crews remaining in the area to monitor and address a few hot spots.

Recent rain and high humidity assisted suppression efforts on fires near the community of Sapotaweyak Cree Nation but the community remains evacuated.

One new fire started yesterday and the total number of fires in Manitoba to date is 186, well above the 20-year average of 114 for this date.

A list of parks with campfire restrictions can be found at www.manitobaparks.com.  Visitors to provincial parks should check with park staff for the most up-to-date information.

A map of the areas affected and a detailed description of the provincial fire and travel restrictions can be found at www.gov.mb.ca/sd/fire/Restrictions/index.html.  Local municipalities may also implement burning bans or fire restrictions.  Check with local municipal offices or visit www.gov.mb.ca/wildfire/burn_conditions.html for more information.

For further general information on fire status, maps, burning permit cancellations or other restrictions go to www.gov.mb.ca/wildfire/or follow the Twitter account at www.twitter.com/mbgovnews.

For additional information on these restrictions, contact the nearest Manitoba Sustainable Development office.  To report a wildfire, call 911 or the T.I.P. line (toll-free) at 1-800-782-0076.

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