Snowmobilers raising money for children with disabilities
Saturday, February 17 2018
Since 1983, snowmobilers in New Brunswick rode their sleds raising funds and awareness for people with disabilities. The 36th Snowarama takes place in Neguac on Saturday, Feb. 17. Since the event’s inception, Le Club Autoneige de Neguac raised over $175,000 for Easter Seals New Brunswick, a charity helping people with disabilities.
Over 50 snomobilers will participate in the ride around the Tracadie region and celebrate afterwards at the Club de l’age D’or. There will be a breakfast at 8am and the ride will start at 10am. The club will return to Neguac for the gala and supper at 5pm.
Easter Seals offers several programs and services for children and adults with disabilities in New Brunswick:
- Refurbishes, loans, and manages over 5,000 pieces of specialized mobility equipment annually
- Providing assistive technology to students, English and French
- Providing the authentic summer experience children and adults with disabilities at Camp Rotary
- The Abilities Program engages youth with physical disabilities in a variety of recreational activities in Moncton, Saint John, and Fredericton