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Carnegie Forever Attended the AMA D36 Awards Banquet on January 31, 2014

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Carnegie Forever Attended the AMA D36 Awards Banquet on January 31, 2014

On Saturday evening January 31st a table with Carnegie’s Alameda Expansion support petitions, was set up outside the banquet hall at the Placer County Fairgrounds in Rocklin, CA. Jerry Fouts, D.36 President, gave us 4 tickets (admission + dinner) for some of the Oasis for Kids guys to attend and work. Paul Wolfson’s son, John, who was there for an award, also helped these 10 year olds sign up over 300 supporters from Northern California. These signed forms and others collected previously at MotoMart and at the Riders’ Appreciation Day, will be submitted to the CA OHV Commission and the Governor’s Office to help get the Alameda Expansion approved and opened for use.

Signing the petition is Eric Lueder, a CA OHV Commissioner, helped by Marius and Stephan.

Jones Hall at the Placer County Fairgrounds was filled with racers and families.

Jerry Fouts (Carnegie rider and D36 President) presented the top AMA award, the Jim Hutzler Service Award, to Jill Patterson for years of service to the AMA and the riders and racers ofNorthern California.

Motocross Legend and AMA Hall of Fame Member Bob “Hurricane” Hannah (blue shirt center) was the guest of honor and helped draw the winning ticket for the KTM 380 auctioned off by Dave Pickett (left of Hannah) the D36 Legal Affairs Officer to help fund his legislative projects.

The kid in the middle and the kid on the right had their trophies but the kid on the left did not. The kid in the middle tells his buddy “don’t worry, you can SHARE mine”. Now you all know why we have to expand Carnegie; it’s for them.

By: Dave Duffin, for Carnegie Board of Directors

 

 

News From Carnegie SVRA – January Saturday 17, 2015

Posted by on January 19, 2015 under Events. This post currently has no responses.

At Carnegie SVRA on Saturday January 17, 2015

 Carnegie Superintendent Randy Caldera presented the latest developments at the park to a group of riders and representatives of AMA, CA 4WD, and Carnegie Forever Directors. The information included the status of the new master plan for the park, timetable for the plan’s introduction to the CA OHV Commission and the latest park land management projects.

 A major future project might be moving the ATV Track to an area above the maintenance yard.

Randy and his staff stayed on the scene at MotoMart after a slide presentation to answer additional questions. Randy, Jeremy and Dale have developed the trust and cooperation of the Carnegie riders. They also provide the professional help needed to see the additional 4,000 acres – The Alameda-Tesla Expansion – come to fruition.

AMA District 36, MotoMart and Carnegie Forever are in the process of collecting thousands of signatures on a petition of support for the Carnegie expansion project. You can sign the document at MotoMart, the AMA D.36 Awards Banquet or at the Oakland Supercross January 24 in the pits near the Carnegie/Hollister vendor tent. The petition will be presented to the CA OHV Commission and to Governor Jerry Brown.

By: Dave Duffin, for Carnegie Forever Board of Directors

RIP – CHUCK OLIVER – 1942 TO 2014

Posted by on January 9, 2015 under Uncategorized. This post currently has one response.

On Christmas Day 2014 Chuck passed away after a long battle with cancer. He leaves behind his daughter, Emily Oliver, and his spouse Diana Tweedy who is a Board Member of Carnegie Forever. Chuck and Diana both supported Carnegie and attended countless meetings over the past 4 years to improve and defend our park and prepare for the future. 

We are indebted to Chuck. Perhaps he can pull some strings for us up in Heaven where he surely resides.

THANKSGIVING TIME AT CARNEGIE

Posted by on November 21, 2014 under Uncategorized. This post currently has one response.

Let’s make an effort to show our appreciation to the hard working Carnegie Staff who provide security and improvements to our park.

When we show up, the crew at the gate greet us and the facilities have been cleaned and prepped in the early hours before we arrive. In the event of a need for medical attention we know a crew of Rangers will be on the scene in minutes with ability to treat injuries and if need be get an injured rider the proper care.

 Always take the time to give a wave to the Rangers and maintenance crews as they drive around the park taking care of the toilets, trash and roads. Introduce yourselves to them and give a handshake for a job well done.

The friendliness and cheerfulness of the staff has improved markedly over the past few years and it is much appreciated by users who almost LOST Carnegie 4 years ago.

Happy Thanksgiving to all!

Carnegie Forever Board of Directors: Diana Tweedy, Mark Speed, Mark Martinez, Pete Krunich, Dave Duffin

 

 

Carnegie SVRA Rider Appreciation Day Sunday October 19 2014

Posted by on October 25, 2014 under Uncategorized. This post currently has no responses.

 

           Carnegie SVRA Rider Appreciation Day Sunday October 19, 2014

Carnegie was open to all attendees free of charge for the 3rd Annual event sponsored by the Carnegie SVRA Staff directed by Superintendant Randy Caldera. Over 30 displays from Cycle Dealers, tire companies, and all types of rider accessories for bikes and riding gear were on hand. Also attending were Carnegie Forever, Inc and AMA District 36 represented by Jerry Fouts, President. A ticket given at the entrance entitled attendees to win prizes donated by vendors.

Also attending were Bob Elliott (Chairman of the San Joachin County Board of Supervisors) his wife Debbie and their granddaughter. They were greeted by C4E member and KTM Team Rider, National Enduro, Enduro Cross and X Games Champ, Kacy Martinez who singed autographs for visitors to the C4E booth.

 Working the C4E (Carnegie Forever) booth were Pete Krunich, Ole and Sherry (pictured) Stortruen. These three (and many others) have given their time for over 10 years as members of our riders organization. 8 youngsters volunteered and helped take our petition to expand the park around the display area all day. We will bring the signed petitions (thank you D36) to the OHV Commission this Spring of 2015 to help get the new master plan certified and the opening of the new park on track.