On its 3rd day of activity, the Snowmobile Safety Caravan will ride to Thetford Mines

Tomorrow, February 5, on the 3rd day of activity of the Snowmobile Safety Caravan, the participants will travel from Sherbrooke to Thetford Mines

The President of the Québec Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (FCMQ), as well as members of the Executive Committee and several guests, will pursue their journey with the Safety Caravan, and ride 161 kilometres from Sherbrooke to Thetford Mines. Over 18 people, including several women, will participate in this event. The members of the Federation’s top management wish to meet the snowmobilers and exchange with them regarding the rules of prevention, good citizenship and safety with respect to the practice of snowmobiling.

Thursday, February 5, 2009: Sherbrooke – Thetford Mines (161 km)
The FCMQ will be available to meet with media representatives from 8:00 to 8:30 a.m.
Point of departure: HOTEL DELTA, 2685, RUE KING OUEST,
SHERBROOKE, QC – 1-800-268-1133
Departure: 8:45 a.m.
Lunch : 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in Weedon Centre
Destination : Thetford Mines
Expected arrival : 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Point of arrival : COMFORT INN, 123, BOUL. FRONTENAC OUEST,
THETFORD MINES, QC – 1-877-574-6835

Contacts:

Audrey Brossard, press relations and management of interviews
Telephone: 514 252-3076 – Cell phone: 514 791-3076

Mario Côté, President of the FCMQ
Cell phone: 450 542-4058

Normand Besner, General Manager of the FCMQ
Cell phone: 514 891-3427

Denis Levasseur, Vice-President and Director of the Media Committee of the FCMQ
Cell phone: 514 235-4133

About FCMQ : The Québec Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (FCMQ) strives to further the development and promotion of the practice of snowmobiling, a recreational and family activity that generates $1.3 billion in economic spin-offs every year. The Federation includes 208 clubs representing over 90,000 members. Thanks to the support of 4,500 volunteers, the Federation’s affiliated clubs manage the sale of trail permits for Québec’s 33,000-kilometer trail network, and see to its development, planning, maintenance, signposting, and safety.

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