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February 01, 2018

Florida Chapters Reunion & Friendship Meeting

Lazy Days RV Resort

February 18—22, 2019
 
Sponsored by the Caloosa Winnies of Southwest Florida, the 2nd annual Florida Chapters Reunion Friendship Meeting will be held at Lazy Days RV Resort beginning February 18, 2019. This rally will be full of sunshine and fun at our “Mardi Gras Party” for the first 200 coaches to register! Our attendees will be allowed to invite their friends that have other brands of RVs to join us.
 
Get ready for a jam packed 5 days and 4 nights including entertainment on Thursday night by “The Marlins Band” performing their musical & comedy concert. The Marlins have entertained all over the country as well as several past Florida State Winnie Gators Rallies. Other evenings of entertainment will be a return visit by D.J. Anthony Mac playing music for listening and dancing, an evening of Bingo Games and another evening of Movie Night with popcorn!
 
Highlights include Bingo, Happy Hours, Hor’s d’Oeuvres Party, Movie Night, Games, Seminars, Ice Cream Social, Dealer Displays, Vendors, 50/50 drawings, Door Prizes, and optional tours.
 
Rally Fees Include:
Included in the rally fee: 4 nights full hookup camping, 4 days free breakfast and lunch coupons for Lazy Days Front Porch Café, 3 catered dinners, 1 catered breakfast and all Lazy Days amenities.
 
Registrations Received by January 25, 2019 Fees:
1 coach (2 people) $299.00, 1 coach (1 person) $269.00, additional guests age 6 and up, $30.00.
Early day arrival Sunday, February 17, 2019, ADD $54.00
 
Check our website for registration form and information: www.caloosawinnies.org.
 
Registrations received after January 25, 2019, 1 coach, (2 people) $330.00, 1 coach (1 person) $300.00.
 
PLEASE send registration forms and checks, made payable to Caloosa Winnies
Mail to: Caloosa Winnies, Nancy Miller, 2134 Everest Pkwy. Cape Coral, FL 33904
Phone: 239-565-3115, Email: nmiller1213@gmail.com
 
DO NOT SEND REGISTRATIONS TO LAZY DAYS.
PLEASE DO NOT CALL LAZY DAYS WITH CHANGES TO YOUR RESERVATION!
 
Cancellation Policy:
Requests for refunds must be submitted to Nancy Miller via phone or email by January 25, 2019.
Fees will be refunded up to that date with the exception of $5 administrative fee. No refunds once the rally begins. No shows will not be refunded.
 
 
 
 
SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RALLY
March 24-27, 2019
Las Vegas, NV
 
A Rally is being planned for our 24th annual get together and we are calling it our “Mardi Gras Celebration.”
 
This four day rally will be held at the Oasis RV Resort in Las Vegas, NV! Check-in is set for mid-day Sunday, March 24th and sadly check-out will be on Thursday, March 28th. The Oasis is a destination for weary RV Travelers seeking relaxation; swimming pool/spa, fitness center, a restaurant, WIFI at your site, convenience store, and an 18 hole putting course.
 
Our theme is “Mardi Gras Celebration,” a signal for fun times! The fun times will include a catered BBQ, a catered dinner, a potluck and a get-away breakfast. The typical games will be played, including Beanbag Baseball and if enough sign up a golf tournament. Other fun stuff, still being planned: raffle(s), seminar(s), vendor(s) and entertainment.
 
Rally costs as follows: $310 per coach with 2 people. $270 per coach with one person. Extra persons will be $60 per each. Early arrivals and extended stays at $52 per day (up to a combination of 2 days) are to be arranged, by you, with Oasis RV Resort. Reservations for this Rally will close on February 25, 2019.
 
Here’s what this is all about: Four nights of refined camping in a beautiful RV Resort, great food , a catered BBQ, fun games, entertainment, visits with old friends and a chance to make new friends.
 
Please use the registration form in the magazine or found at www.calwit.com. Mail the form and a check to: Randy Walker, 2872 South Santa Fe Avenue, San Marcos, CA 92609.  
SWRR Chairman: Pat Doyle 858-692 0069 email: psdoyle5@gmail.com  
 
See ya at the “Mardi Gras Celebration” in Las Vegas
 
 
 
MILWIT Eastern Area Rally
Woodbine, GA
April 8-13, 2019

The Eastern Rally this spring will be held at Walkabout Camp and RV Park, 742 Old Still Road, Woodbine, GA 31569. It is located just seven (7) miles north of the Florida border only half a mile from Interstate 95. You can’t get more convenient than that! Other key points include that it is located just ten minutes from the Kingsbay Submarine base; commissary, NEX, Navy Federal Credit Union, MWR, and other services are close at hand. St. Mary’s Submarine museum, Jekyll Island, Cumberland Island, and Fernandina Beach are popular attractions just a short drive away. Jacksonville, FL is only 30 minutes away with Mayport an awesome place to watch ships enter and leave port. Savannah, SC is an hour and a half away; a breath-taking experience if you’ve never been there.  
 
The campground has 30 and 50-amp full hook up sites. We will have a meeting room with kitchenette at our disposal. An outdoor swimming pool, weather permitting, and a new Pickle Ball court will help keep us moving. A group fire ring provides a great place to pass the evening. Best of all, this family-oriented, pet-friendly campground has loads of friendly people!  
 
We will be starting our week with a potluck; meat will be provided so plan your favorite side dish. At least one breakfast and a second evening meal will be included in the Rally fee (Actual Rally fee will be posted as soon as available). Friday evening, we will be attending the Woodbine Opry. This free-will-donation event is sure to please!
 
You MUST make your own campground reservations (912) 729-4110 not later than February 8, 2019 (but if you miss this deadline, try giving them a call to see if there’s any availability). Make sure you mention that you are part of MILWIT as sites are being held for our group. Make certain you also complete the online MILWIT Rally form (www.milwit.org) so the wagon masters can plan for actual numbers for food, activities, and restaurant reservations.  
 
For further questions, please contact: Mike or Gloria Patterson at 847-951-4638 or gl0riajean@aol.com. (Note that 0 = zero not capital O).  Looking forward to seeing as many MILWIT and MILWIT eligible members as feasible. Cheers mate!
 
 
 

Georgia State Rally

Hiawassee, Georgia

May 1 - 5, 2019

You are invited to attend our four day Georgia State Rally in a beautiful location in the mountains of north Georgia. Our theme for 2019 is "Wild Wild West". Come join us for a good time with live music, food, games and fun. Our rally location will be at Bald Mountain Camping Resort in Hiawassee, Georgia.

Our rally will take place Wednesday, May 1st through Sunday, May 5th. You can check in early to visit area attractions and go site seeing. Early activities include self guided side trips to nearby attractions.

Activities will include BINGO, games, ice cream social, auction, cake walk, mini golf tournament, pet parade and live entertainment on Friday and Saturday night with fun and dancing.

Our Rally fee is $75 per coach for 2 people or $37 per coach for 1 person and the cost for each additional person will be $37. This includes 2 catered dinners, hamburger cookout, hot dog lunch, 2 full breakfasts, and a continental breakfast.

You must make your reservation for your camp site for the days that you want to attend the rally directly with the Bald Mountain Camping Resort at http://www.baldmountainpark.com or 706-896-8896. The rate will be the prevailing rate minus 10% per day per campground site.

The RV resort’s policy is as follows; one night deposit will be paid when you make your reservation. They have a 7 day cancellation policy and a $6 cancellation fee. After you arrive you pay your balance in full. There are no refunds for early check out. Check in is at 1:00 p.m. and check out is at 12:00 p.m.

When making reservations, be sure to tell them you are with "the Georgia WIT Rally" to insure you get the rally rate. We encourage early reservations so that you can be close to the rally hall. Please make your reservation with the campground first and then send in the rally application.

More information and a printable application can be found on our rally web site http://rally.gawit.com . If you have any questions about our rally you can call or e-mail our state president and rally coordinator Fred Tomsett at fftomsett@gmail.com or phone 404-626-3696. You can mail your application to Fred Tomsett at 455 Dan Place SE, Smyrna, Georgia 30082 (Make check payable to Georgia Winnie Rebels)

Hope to see you there.

Happy Trails!

Fred Tomsett, Georgia President

 

 

Oklahoma State Rally

Shawnee, OK

May 2-5, 2019

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
 
Join us for the Oklahoma State Rally in 2019! Pre-Rally activities will begin Wednesday, May 1st at Shawnee Expo Center, Shawnee, OK. If you are looking for good fellowship, entertainment, meals, and places to visit, load up your RV and let the Okiebagos entertain you. Planned activities include indoor & outdoor games, bean bag baseball, an ice cream social, many seminars, 50/50 raffles, entertainment, door prizes, and dealer/vendor displays.
 
Wednesday (1st) will be pre-rally organized tours with “parking lot pot luck” that evening, weather permitting, for the early arrivers. We will be playing Bingo that evening with prizes for the winners.
 
Thursday (2nd) there will be time for golf or touring destinations in Shawnee. Or on your own go to Oklahoma City where you will find the Cowboy Hall of Fame, Bricktown, Oklahoma History Museum, OKC Memorial, various casinos, museums around the area, and OKC river tour. In addition, free coach weighing (individual wheels) will be provided by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol that morning, along with various seminars that afternoon.
 
Friday (3rd) morning we will officially open the event with our opening ceremonies and afterwards the hospitality table, where you can will find an assortment of delicious snacks. During the day, seminars, games and other activities will be going on with a catered dinner that evening. After dinner, entertainment, and our famous horse races  there will be time for visiting, games or cards. 
 
Saturday (4th) morning, breakfast will be furnished and seminars, games and other activities will continue, followed by a catered dinner in the evening and entertainment afterward. 
 
Sunday (5th) morning a continental breakfast will be furnished and immediately afterwards we will have a devotional. 
 
Your Rally fee of $180 will include three nights of camping at the Shawnee Expo Center. They have full hook-ups, with 50 amps on concrete level parking. Three catered meals will be supplied; two catered dinners, Friday and Saturday, and one catered breakfast Saturday and continental breakfast on Sunday. Rally fees and registration forms will be posted on our website as well as more detailed information about the tours, seminars, etc. The website address is http://okiebagos.com/
 
For more information, contact Darrell Carver at 918-841-0291 or dgcarver@aol.com 
 
HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!
 
 
 

Washington State Rally

Cashmere, WA

May 14-19, 2019

START THE 2019 50th ANNIVERSARY WIT CLUB PARTY EARLY with the Wash-I-Bagos and Fraser Valley Explorers at the "Forever in Blue Jeans" WA State WIT Rally—what has been called a “mini-GNR”— located just past the snow-capped mountains of Bavarian Leavenworth in Cashmere, WA, Tuesday May 14 - Sunday May 19, 2019. Registration opens February 1st on www.Wash-I-Bagos.com

 

 

Illinois State Rally
Crescent City, IL
June 19-23, 2019
On your way to Grand National Rally be sure to stop by the Illinois State Rally for fun, relaxation and down-home hospitality. Registration Fee: Two-Person Unit-$160.00, One-Person Unit-$140.00, Additional Guest-Adult & Youth-12 & over: $25.00, Youth-under 12: $15.00. The fee includes 4 nights camping, 30amp Electric & Water, 1 Breakfast, 2 Dinners, Sunday Coffee & Donuts, Seminars and Entertainment. Dump Station located on the fairgrounds. Registration fees are due by June 10. Make checks payable to Illinois Indians and mailed to Christina Crabtree, 2375 Business Highway 13, Murphysboro, IL  62966. Directions: From the North: Take Route 49 South. If you are coming from I-57, exit at Ashkum, turn left (east) and this will take you onto Route 45. Drive about 5 miles. Then turn right onto Route 49. The Fairgrounds are about 5 miles south of this intersection. From the South: Take Route 49 North. If you are coming from I-57, exit at Gilman. Take a right onto Route 24. Continue through Gilman to Crescent City. Take a left onto Route 49. The Fairgrounds are about 2 miles North of Crescent City.  From the West: Take Route 24 East. Continue through Gilman to Crescent City. Take a left onto Route 49. The Fairgrounds are about 2 miles North of Crescent City.  From the East:  Take Route 24 West.  Continue through Watseka to Crescent City.  Take a right onto Route 49.  The Fairgrounds are about 2 miles North of Crescent City. On Saturday, June 22nd, we have booked an exciting band from Rockford, IL, Trinadora Rocks. Their music is a mélange of standards and originals, compositions in genres that include jazz, blues, classic country, early rock and roll. They come highly recommended for a fun evening of great music. More information about other activities coming soon!
 
 
 

Iowa State Rally

Amana, IA

July 11-14, 2019

More information coming soon!

 

 

New England Rally
Lancaster, NH
August 8-11, 2019
 
The 2019 New England Pirates of the Caribbean Rally will be hosted by the Granite State Winnies of NH at the Lancaster Fairgrounds in Lancaster, NH from August 9th to August 11th, 2019. Early bird arrival will also be available on Thursday, August 8th.  
 
Lancaster, NH is in the heart of the Great Northwoods of NH and the Fairgrounds face Mt. Washington, which has an elevation of 6,288.2 feet and the most topographically prominent mountain east of the Mississippi. If you are a hiker, enjoy a hike to the summit or drive your car or take a coach to the summit on the Auto Road. Or if you prefer, take the Mt. Washington Cog Railway to the summit, which is only a 30 minute drive from the Fairgrounds. If fishing is what you prefer to do, the Fairgrounds are on the Connecticut River that divides New Hampshire and Vermont or slightly more than an hour away are the Connecticut Lakes that border Canada. Fine dining and views are also available at two of the nations Grand Hotels being the Mt. Washington Hotel in Breton Woods or the Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa in Whitefield both within 30 minutes of the Fairgrounds. There is much to see and do beyond the Rally at this location.
 
The Rally fee includes two nights of camping with water, sewer and 30 AMPs at each site, a pancake breakfast on Saturday morning, a continental breakfast on Sunday morning, dinner on Friday and Saturday evenings, a wine and cheese social, an ice cream social, and two nights of professional entertainment from New York and Rhode Island. Each registrant will also receive a door prize. For an additional $35 you can arrive on Thursday get an extra night in the Great Northwoods, and take part in a paper bag auction on Thursday evening. Please bring to the auction an item in a paper bag or covered by multiple bags that will be auctioned off without revealing what the item is. All proceeds from the Auction and the Rally will be donated to the New Hampshire Make-A-Wish Foundation. Early birds who arrive on Thursday morning will also have the choice of being entered into a lottery to have each wheel of their coach weighed by the NH State Police who have agreed to do this as part of a public safety event. Please be sure to indicate on your registration form that you are interested in being part of the lottery as only a limited number of coaches will be able to be weighed on Thursday afternoon. Anyone wishing to take part in the lottery will need to arrive by noon on Thursday. You will be notified prior to the Rally if you won the weigh-in lottery so that you can arrive in ample time to be weighed. Also, on Thursday afternoon at 4:00 PM, there will be a potluck social. Please bring your favorite beverage with you and heavy hors d’oeuvres to share with all.  
 
So start putting your Pirates of the Caribbean costumes together to wear throughout the Rally but particularly at Saturday’s dinner and show. Registrations must be received by July 6th to get the following pricing: 1 coach (2 people) $195; 1 coach (1 person) $160; additional guest age 6 and up $75. Please add $35 per coach for early arrival on Thursday, August 8th. Registrations received after July 6th add $35 to the registration fee. Cancellations must be submitted to Ron Goudreau at rpgoudreau@gmail.com prior to July 6th or you will incur a $50 cancellation fee. No refunds after August 7th. Please register using the WIT Club State and Regional Rally registration form, available on the website under the Community tab (Member Tools) and mail it along with your check, payable to the Granite State Winnies, to Lee Akerley, 177 Grant Road, Saco, ME 04072.
 
 
 
 
New York State Rally
Herkimer, NY
September 5-8, 2019

More information coming soon!

 

 

Virginia State Rally

Virginia Beach, VA

September 20-22, 2019 

To be held at the Holiday TravL Park. More information coming soon!

 

 

Tennessee State Rally

Lebanon, TN

October 17-20, 2019

Come, join, and enjoy the fall colors, October 17 to 20, 2019 at the Tennessee State Rally, in Lebanon, TN just a few miles from Nashville’s Music City. Our theme this year celebrates “Tennessee Music.” Tennessee is noted for the birthplaces of Bluegrass in East Tennessee, home of Country Music in Central Tennessee, and the Birthplace of Rock-N-Roll (Elvis) and the Blues (Beale St.) in West Tennessee.
 
Check in early to visit area attractions and attend pre-rally tours - like the Nissan Automobile Plant. Other activities will include free drivers training in a motorhome, various individual and team games, live evening entertainment, auction, workshops, vendors, cake walk and more. If enough interest we will schedule a pre-rally golf outing. We will start off Thursday evening with the Tennessee hospitality food table, followed by catered meals on Friday and Saturday. We hear some line dancing and some new RV recommended cooking methods may be offered. As always, our mascot “Davy Crockett” will be hanging around the rally.
 
Come early, enjoy the pre-rally and rally activities, and stay late to enjoy the friendship of all attendees and the local area. The Ag Center camping fees are $20.00 per night. 
 
Registration forms and rally fees will be published at a later date. For current and up to date information go to the TN VOL STATE WINNIES website www.tnvolstatewinnies.org. If you have other questions about the rally, please contact the President of VSW, Ralph Wiggers at 931-787-4157 or rvwiggers59@gmail.com
 
Mark the dates on your calendar as we hope to see you at our biennial Tennessee State Rally. We are planning on some new and exciting tours and workshops for all attendees.