On The Level August 2015

NewsletterLate August – 2015

Abbreviated report of FMCA Board in Madison, WI – Wanda Trash, Delegate

Total attendance at Madison, WI was 1,595 coaches of which 1,434 were family coaches and 161 commercial coaches. Out of 404 possible delegates, 281 were present at the Governing Board meeting, Wed., July 29th for the morning session. 278 were present for the afternoon session.

As of August 1, members will be able to get discounts at Staples stores.

FMCA Assist program is going well and will be continued, being paid for by our investments account.

Mail Forwarding Service by FMCA in Cincinnati officially ended Jan. 31, 2015. The system has been picked up by Dakota Post and is working well.

Chapter presidents can appoint a temporary delegate to the next Governing Board Meeting only in a case of emergency. If neither national delegate or alternate cannot go or if emergnecy arrises, the president can appoint and give National Office a 7 day notice.

If an area cannot find a candidate for their area, a person from an adjacent area can be nominated as long as that person has shown interest in that area.

Future conventions will be as follows:
Perry, GA March, 2016 West Springfield, MA Summer, 2016 Chandler, AZ Winter, 2017

Election results: Charlie Adcock – President, Jon Walker-Vice President, Gaye Young-Secretary, and Percy Bell – Treasurer

MIDWEST COACHMEN 2015 RALLY SCHEDULE

September 24-27 Montgomery County Fairgrounds Fred & Kay Dudding Dayton, OH 937-294-6611
WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO THIS RALLY IN DAYTON, OH. FRED AND KAY HAVE PUT TOGETHER A VERY INTERESTING WEEKEND FOR ALL OF US! BE SURE YOUR RESERVATION ARE IN BY AUG. 30.

October 8-11 Geauga County Fairgrounds Burton, OH Dick & Pat Christenson 440-376-4321
December 5 Christmas Luncheon & Theater Sugarcreek, OH Al & Sharon Jackson 740-739-0019

MIDWEST COACHMEN 2016 RALLY SCHEDULE

February 15 Valentine Luncheon Bob & Carol Ray Sebring, FL 330-620-9239

There are several Rally dates still open for 2016. If you are interested in being a Rally Master, contact Steve Juliano, 614 889-2760.

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New Members:

Welcome to Midwest Coachmen – Jim & Pat Ward from Stow, OH

They are the fifth new coach for the year. They joined us at Huggy Bear Rally.

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YOU MUST ASK FOR THE DISCOUNT – (perhaps you have already seen this) Applebee’s – 15% off with Golden Apple Card (60+)
Arby’s – 10% off (55+)
Boston Market – 10% off (65+)
Dunkin’ Donuts – 10% off or free coffee (55+) Golden Corral – 10% off (60+)

To Our Midwest Coachmen Family

For those who might be interested in staying after our Christmas Luncheon, December 5th, we have reserved a block of 8 rooms at the Carlisle Inn in Sugarcreek. The Inn is located at 1357 Old Route 39/PO Box 525, Sugarcreek, OH 44681. Phone – 855-411-2275. The Inn is next to the Dutch Valley Restaurant where we will have our luncheon at 1343 Old Route 39, Sugarcreek. The phone is 330-852-4629.

If you would like to reserve one of these rooms, please call the Carlisle Inn and state that you would like one of the Midwest Coachmen rooms. The cost of the room is $139 + tax.

Carlisle Inn Sugarcreek introduces the Ohio Star Theater. Since 2012 Carlisle Inn has been entertaining guests with Amish-themed, live musicals from June- December. On the 5th at 7:00 PM, the theater presents “Christmas with the Talleys.” The cost of the tickets are as follows:
$39 without a stay at the Inn
$34 with a stay at the Inn
$50 Dinner and show
Sharon and I will be seated in Section B Row l. If you are interested in sitting with us, mention my name, section and row.
Thanks,
Allen & Sharon Jackson

VALENTINE LUNCHEON – 2016

Carol and I have arranged to have the 2016 Valentine Luncheon at the Sebring Elks Club #1529. The luncheon will be held on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, between the hours of 12 PM and 3 PM with lunch served at 12:30 PM. The cost will be $15 per person with reservations and payment due to us by Jan. 31, 2016. The menu is as follows: Super Salad Bar with Chicken Noodle Soup, Chicken Piccata and Salisbury Steak, Roasted Red Potatoes and Wild Rice Pilaf, California Blend Vegetables and Green Beans with Bacon and Onion, Crescent Rolls and Corn Bread, and Assorted Desserts.

Reservations and payment should be sent to us at: Bob and Carol Ray
6815 SR 60 East, Site #270
Bartow, FL 33830

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