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Off Road Enthusists Visit Capitol

California Association of 4 Wheel Drive Clubs was well represented with members from Tierra del Sol Four Wheel Drive of San Diego and the San Diego 4 Wheelers joining Association President Mark Cave and others.

The day started with remarks from California State Parks Director Ruth Coleman followed by Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division Deputy Director Daphne Greene explaining the looming impact of the state budget crisis on motorized recreation. During the afternoon, OHV enthusiasts walked the halls of the Capitol and visited with their elected representatives.

Senate and Assembly Members and their staff were invited to an evening reception hosted by CLORV.  During the reception, recognition awards were presented. CA4WDC Natural Resources Consultant John Stewart was recognized as Southern California Off-Road Advocate for 2011 and Dave Picket, American Motorcyclist Association District 36 was recognized as the Northern California Off-Road Advocate. Tony Pellegrino, co-owner GenRight Off-Road and 2nd Place finisher at 2011 Griffin King of the Hammers, was recognized as the 2011 Off-Road Business Advocate of the year.

In addition to meeting with elected representatives, Mark Cave and John Stewart were able to arrange private meetings with OHV lobbyist Terry McHale and OHMVR Deputy Director Daphne Greene to discuss issues of importance to CA4WDC members.

 

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