Senators join the Pathfinders’ celebration of Yamaha Grant

Photos by Bud Wilkinsons/ U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal gives a thumbs up to the first rider to navigate the newly repaired trail aptly named “Blasted Rock”. On Saturday, July 23rd, the Pathfinders performed a work party at the Thomaston Dam in support of their 2022 NETRA Dam Good Hare Scramble to be held on July 31st. The work party was held in conjunction with a celebration of the awarding of our grant from the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative sponsored by the Yamaha Motor Co. We also unveiled our new Yamaha Viking UTV which was part of the grant. Thank you to George Libby and the crew at Libby’s Motoworld in New Haven, CT for working with us and Yamaha Motor Co to obtain the Viking. We had two special guests in attendance to join in our celebration. US Senator Dick Blumenthal and State Senator Henri Martin took time out of their busy schedules to spend some time with our club. Both Senator Blumenthal and Senator Martin listened intently as club President Jim Blais, club Treasurer Tom Cameron and Grant Coordinator Scott Nimons provided them with a background of the Pathfinders MC Club, the Yamaha OAI grant and how the club … Continue reading Senators join the Pathfinders’ celebration of Yamaha Grant