Trail News & Upcoming Events

Photo Contest ends September 30

2016 Calendar CoverThe 2016 Friends of Mariners Trail Photo Contest is rapidly coming to an end. The last day for submission of pictures is September 30.

As in previous years, the 13 winning pictures in the contest will be published in next year's calendar. Monetary prizes will be awarded to the top three pictures as well as the photo used on the cover.

A pdf version of the Rules/Entry Form for the contest is available here. The form can be printed, filled in, and sent in with submissions. Those wishing to email entries can simply scan the form and mail it with entries or provide the same information in the body of the email message. Anyone with questions about submitting pictures can contact Calendar Committee member Kelly Keedy at 920-645-7786.

(posted: 8/8/16)

September Monthly Meeting

The September FOMT monthly meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 28, at 6:30 pm at the Chamber of Manitowoc County building, 1515 Memorial Drive, adjacent to Mariners Trail. As always, the meeting is open to both members and non-members. Those interested in getting involved with Friends of Mariners Trail are especially invited to attend.

(posted: 8/26/16)

Bicycle Rental along Mariners Trail New!

In response to questions about bike rentals along Mariners Trail, we are posting the following list of places in Manitowoc and Two Rivers where bikes can be rented.

Light House Inn, Two Rivers (north end of Mariners Trail in Two Rivers)
   1515 Memorial Dr, Two Rivers, WI 54241
   (920) 793-4524

Manitowoc Marina (south end of Mariners Trail in Manitowoc)
   425 Maritime Dr, Manitowoc, WI 54220
   (920) 682-5117
   info@manitowoc-marina.com
   (Bikes supplied by The Fitness Store, Manitowoc)

Heavy Pedal Bicycles (downtown Manitowoc)
   826 S 8th St. Manitowoc, WI 54220
   (920) 652-0888
   heavypedalbicycles.com

The Bicycle & Fitness Co. (downtown Manitowoc)
   301 N 8th St. Manitowoc, WI 54220
   (920) 682-1944
   bicyclefitnessco.com

Cleveland Cycleworks (downtown Two Rivers)
   1200 Washington St., Two Rivers, WI 54241
   (920) 553-1950
   (Open seven days a week)

(posted: 7/15/16)

New Board Members elected at October Meeting

Several new Board of Directors members were elected at the October FOMT meeting held on October 28. Joiining the Board is Lee Kummer, while Patty Sturtz and Judy Corrado were elected to two year terms. The full Board now consists of: John Brunner, president; Mark Klaiber, vice-president; Lee Kummer, treasurer; Larry Corrado, secretary; Patty Sturtz; Jeff Allen; Judy Goodchild; and Judy Corrado. Pictures of the new Board members are located on the officers webpage.

(posted: 11/5/15; modified: 3/2/16)

 

Contacting Friends of Mariners Trail

Friends of Mariners Trail can be contacted at:    MarinersTrail@gmail.com
    FOMT
    P.O.Box 2341
    Manitowoc WI 54221-2341

 

 


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