Eagle River, WI - Celebrating its 28th year, the International Snowmobile Hall of Fame (ISHOF) will induct four outstanding and worthy snowmobilers into the prestigious International Snowmobile Hall of Fame on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Eagle Water Resort, in Eagle River, WI.
If you want to be a part of snowmobile history, induction ceremony banquet tickets are available to the public. Visit www.ishof.com for additional information.
"This night represents the dedicated individuals who have worked diligently to promote, foster, develop and build the sport of snowmobiling," Tom Anderson, secretary of ISHOF, said.
The Class of 2017 includes Harold (Hal) Fleischman from Buffalo, NY, inducted as a Volunteer, Marlys Knutson from Excelsior, MN, inducted from the Industry category, Don Schulpius from St. Germain, WI, inducted as a Volunteer and Greg Sorenson from Finlyson, MN, inducted as a Volunteer.
Shelly Brandstrom from Bovey, MN, is the first recipient of the Edgar Hetteen Memorial Award of Merit. Brandstrom was on the ground level of the Hall of Fame and is a major reason why the organization is what it is today.
Also honored, the Cascade Drift Skippers from Snohomish, WA, as International Club of the Year and Bill Spicer from Craig, CO, as the International Snowmobile Groomer of the Year.
The Induction weekend festivities begin Friday, Sept. 22 at the World Snowmobile
Headquarters, 1521 North Railroad Street, Eagle River, WI 54521. Open house (at the
WSHQ) times are Friday from 9-4 and Saturday from 9-3. Other fun events include Pirate Ship rides and tours of area attractions. The weekend concludes with the Induction Ceremony, Saturday evening.
The International Snowmobile Hall of Fame was founded to provide a place for the snowmobiling community, governments and related business organizations to recognize the dedicated individuals related to the worldwide sport of snowmobiling.
For additional information on the ISHOF Induction Weekend or the World Snowmobile
Headquarters call (715) 479-2186 or visit www.ishof.com or www.worldsnowmobilehq.com.