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pending availability that season. They work with local organizations like Community Connections, Special Olympics and Adaptive Sports.

“The idea was actually inspired by a member whose daughter has cerebral palsy,” he said. “One day she came to me and said, ‘Is there something we can do for these individuals?’”

They created Fun Days soon after, and the club goes out every year in early March. The groups ride all day and have lunch.

“It’s great to see the smiles,” Pennington said. “The goal is to give them a fun day out in the sun. This is something they don’t do regularly, and it’s not too adventurous. The smiles are the best part.”

The club also offers various educational opportunities through their meetings, such as avalanche awareness. They meet the second Thursday of each month at various locations. E-mail info@sanjuansledders.com for more information on meetings and other club questions.