Archive for February, 2008

02/05/08 Warrior’s Society News

In this issue:

1. Important meeting on Santiago Oaks Wilderness Park – help save our
trails!

2. Annual Forest Service Volunteer Training on Saturday, February 9th

3. “The Traverse” Event Update

4. Pow Wow trail and road condition update next week

1. IMPORTANT MEETING ON SANTIAGO OAKS WILDERNESS PARK – HELP SAVE OUR
TRAILS!

Mark Your Calendars!!!

The Trails Assessment Report is back.. We need to save our Trails!!!

Wednesday Feb. 6th @ 7:00pm
Public Meeting to discuss proposed trail closures at Santiago Oaks
Wilderness Park. The meeting will be held at Rangers Station.

View full report and map of what is proposed at:

http://www.OCPARKS.com

If you have concerns regarding the trails at Santiago Oaks, don’t miss this
meeting!!! We need the users to be present to give their opinions on the
future of the park.

2. ANNUAL FOREST VOLUNTEER TRAINING ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH

The Trabuco Ranger District, Cleveland National Forest, will host their
Annual Training Workshop on Saturday, February 9, 2008 for district
volunteers and interested public.

All Trabuco Ranger District forest volunteers are required to attend. Bring
your Volunteer Handbook with you!

Registration and networking begin at 8AM. Training sessions begin promptly
at 8:30 AM.

Training will include an overview of volunteer opportunities and
accomplishments, updates on the district and forest conditions, a review of
contact procedures, safety and hazard analysis process, fire safety,
resource reporting and mapping, road and trail patrols and maintenance
planning, training opportunities, and volunteer scheduling.

Eric Blehm, author of The Last Season, will be our keynote speaker. Donna
Krucki, a specialist on mountain lions will lecture on the local mountain
lion population and what to watch for after the fire. Agency staff will also
make presentations.

The training will be held in Chino Hills at the Antimite Headquarters. Take
the 91 freeway to the 71 North. The facility is off the second exit – 5867
Pine Avenue on the west side of the 71. Take the first left turn into the
parking lot and drive around to the Antimite building. Plenty of parking.
Please bring a lunch or a dish to share. Kitchen facilities are available.
The lunch break is only 30 minutes so that we can end the day by 3PM.

Contact: Debra Clarke
951-726-1811

3. “THE TRAVERSE” EVENT UPDATE

We have filled 138 of the 175 positions in the event leaving only 37
positions. If you intend on participating in the event it is important you
register soon as we expect this event to sell out.

If you decide to mail in an application and we sell out, only those apps
postdated on the day we sell out will be accepted. Here are the details on
the event.

We will have links to the downloadable application and online active.com
registration on the event web page at:

http://www.warriorssociety.org/events/traverse_general_info.html

If you decide to mail in an application and we sell out, only those apps
postdated on the day we sell out will be accepted.

Start time 7:00 a.m. (40 miles with 8,000 +- of total elevation gain) 175
person limit. The race will have Intermediate ($65) Expert ($65) and Pro
($90) Classes with the Pros racing for finishing cash. PARTICIPATION IS
LIMITED TO 175.

“The Traverse” event will be a fundraiser for the Freedom Alliance
Scholarship Fund. The Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund honors the bravery
and dedication exhibited by Americans in our Armed Forces who have
sacrificed life or limb defending our country by providing educational
scholarships to their children:

http://tinyurl.com/2rotck

And here’s a wonderful tribute to the men and women in our Armed Forces:

http://www.youtube.com/v/ervaMPt4Ha0&autoplay=1

Here are the Classes and age groups for “The Traverse” Race:

Pro Men -no ages–cash payout
Pro Women – no ages – cash payout

NO Singlespeed category

Intermediate and Expert categories for men and women with age groups:

18-30
31-45
46 and up

4. POW WOW TRAIL AND ROAD CONDITION UPDATE NEXT WEEK

Next week we will be releasing an update on the trail and road conditions
for the Pow Wow course.

Shimano is the Major Component Sponsor of the Warrior’s Society

Rock N Road Bike Shops and Sho-Air Racing are Major Sponsors of the
Warrior’s Society

Cytomax is the Official Fluid Replacement Drink of the Warrior’s Society

Clif Bar is the Official Energy Bar and Gel of the Warrior’s Society

The Warrior’s Society is a Blue Ribbon Coalition (BRC) affiliated
organization

The Warrior’s Society is a Tax Exempt Organization under 501 (c) 4 of the
IRS Code

“Far better it is to dare mighty dreams, to win glorious triumphs, even
though checkered by failure, than to take the ranks with those poor spirits
who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in that gray
twilight that knows not victory nor defeat!”

Theodore Roosevelt

www.warriorssociety.org

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