The Candlelighters is a National Organization with numerous Chapters located throughout the states. Oregon has numerous Chapters located around the state. They provide support, education, advocacy and hope to all children and their families impacted by childhood cancer. In a Board session during the 2004/05 season, the Oregon State Snowmobile Association designated the Candlelighters as their official, priority charity and have continued to provide support and to encourage clubs to provide support and activities to candlelighers.
Beginning with the 2005/06 season, the Walker Rim Riders have been involved with providing an annual "fun day in the snow" for candlelighter kids and their families; to include being the host of the event beginning with the 2010/11 season. This season (2012/13) will be the 8th Annual Event. The club could not make the event the "great" success that it is without having the kids and thier families and having the participation by several on the Board of the Oregon State Snowmobile Association and several other clubs; to include the Lodgepole Dodgers, the Central Oregon Snow Busters and the Mt. Jefferson club.
This season's event is scheduled for Sunday January 27th; to be held at the Junction Snow Park at Crescent Lake. For more informaiton please continue to check our Event List (button to the left) and don't hesitate to call (541) 896-0039