THE AMVN HISTORY
1975- 3 Thurso residents decide to start AMVN with the small towns getting in one club. Thurso, Plaisance, Papineauville, Ripon, St-André-Avellin and Montpellier start the club.
1976- The new club bought a brand new 1975 Skidozer252 to start gromming. Club also make a draw of a BoaSki with 5000 tickets at 1.00$ each.
1977- Montebello join AMVN
1978- First trail map done by the club
1979- Portage bridge is constructed and 1st snowmobile festival in St-André-Avellin
1980- John Deere held their dealers congress at Chateau Montebello and give to the club a Spitfire. The club held a draw for it.
1981- Papineauville sector didnt had any directors for a part of season and speculation about closing this sector. Finally new directors came in and stabilize this sector.
1982- Club organised a better signalisation of the trails
1984- Chénéville join AMVN and have the bombi of this club to grommed the trails as 2nd grommer
1985- 1st beans lunch at Mulet relay and 1st water race on Lac Simon
1986- Giant BBQ organised during summer at Lac Simon
1988- At the Quebec Federation the club won the title of club of the year and president Jacques Fecteau is named patroller of the year.
1989- Club held the Outaouais snowmobile festival
1990- Club organised the 1st snowmobile show in Papineauville
1991- Anick Massie, representing AMVN, named Snow flower of the year for province. Club bough a 1988 BR60
1992- Club held a grass race in Montebello for the ist time.
1994- Big changes in consil follow by the purchase of a brand new grommer (BR180). A new club logo, Petite-Nation mayors have been invited for a day of snowmobiling in our trails, 1st draw of a brand new snowmobile (500 tickets of 50$)
1995- Another BR180 bought for south sector. Brand new commercial and touristic signages on all our trails.
1997- 1st edition of NetRide east
1998- St-André-Avellin bridge done after 80 000$
1999- AMVN won BlizzOr honor for the best quality and security for their trails thruout all Qc clubs
2000- Brand new garage for the club in Chénéville
2002- Poor snow this winter only 4 weeks of trails in south part of the club
2003- Trail to Ripon area closed because of the lost of right aways
2009- 1st Poker run held for an handicap kid of Petite-Nation and organised by Michel Fecteau
2010- Club bough a Prinoth Husky groomer
2011- Quebec productors Association (UPA) closed trails in december thru out province. Its finally solve in january.
2012- President Jacques Fecteau is name volunteer of the year for Outaouais by the Quebec Government for snowmobiling. Major investment on St-André-Avellin bridge (bridge base repair for 60000$) and on TQ43 (bridge replacement for a new one for 80 500$)
2013- St-André-Avellin bridge is now Martin-Léger bridge. Lost of regional 323 trail beetween Plaisance and Thurso after Parti Quebecois decision to close Plaisance Park to snowmobiling).