Friday, May 30, 2008

6/7: Central Oregon Trail Alliance Annual Trail-Building Party and BBQ

EVENT DATE: Saturday, June 7

(BEND, OR) Central Oregon Trail Alliance invites all trail users to take up shovels and pulaskis for the good of the party – the COTA Trail-Building Party. COTA’s Annual Spring Fling and BBQ will kick off at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 7.

CogWild, Green Energy Tours, WebCyclery will provide shuttles to the work site, leaving at 8:00 am from WebCyclery. Trail crews will build and repair trails until 1:00 p.m., then volunteers will be shuttled back to town for the after-party BBQ. Volunteers should bring plenty of water and wear sturdy footwear and clothing, including gloves and glasses.

The after-party begins at 2:00 p.m. at WebCyclery on 550 SW Industrial Way. Food and beverages will be provided by COTA and Seventh Mountain Resort, Blackstrap will play live bluegrass, and COTA will announce the Volunteer of the Year, Lifetime Achievement and other awards.

Trail crew volunteers will receive free food and beverages at the BBQ. The public is also invited to join the after-party and to become a member of COTA. All new and renewing members will be entered into a drawing for a Niner EMD 9 Twenty9er bicycle frame.

Sponsors of this event include WebCyclery, Cog Wild, Green Energy Tours, Consolidated Towing, Seventh Mountain Resort For event details and membership information, go to

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