Newsletter special edition



Rally updates

Due to the special and added rallies/trips planned for this year, you need to be aware of different requirements for registration at both the July and August rallies, if you are planning to attend.

 The July rally will be jointly held with the Michigan Knights on July 15, 16, 17, 2016 at the Midland, Valley Plaza Campground, 5217 Bay City Rd., Midland, Michigan 48642.

The July rally campground is owned by and just behind the Best Western Hotel in Midland, Michigan. It is on the Bay City Rd., just west of US-10. (From the South, you can take I-75 N to exit 162B to US 10. Take US 10 to exit 129. You will exit and turn west to the Hotel and Campground. The campground is about 3 hours North of Detroit. The weekend of this rally, the Tall Sailing Ships will be in nearby Bay City.

Reservations are already coming into the campground. If you plan on attending the July added rally, you must call 1-989-496-2159 for the contact person, Mr. John (Jack) Roberts, (6:30AM – 2:30PM) in order to make a reservation. You must indicate that you are with the Michigan Knights group to get the special rate. The Michigan Knights are also receiving this same information and urged to make early reservations. The camping fee per night is $35.00. The same for early arrivals. Check in time is 3:00PM. 30 and 50 amp service is available.

A $15.00 rally fee and registration form will be provided by the Knights and will need to be returned to Kathy DuCharme. Hopefully, I will have them at our first rally. You may cancel up to two days prior to the event. We will have pool access, exercise equipment etc. A block of King Bed rooms has been reserved for those unable to camp. A rate of 89.99/ night has been negotiated. You must reserve prior to July 5.

The August rally which will run from August 19-28, 2016 and will be based out of the Black Bear Campground located in Salisbury, Massachusetts, located at 54 Main St. Salisbury, Mass.

Reservations for this rally must also be made by each individual with the campground prior to May 1, 2016 to ensure the availability of sites. You must call 1-978-462-3183 to reserve a site or you can register online at Reservations can be cancelled

up to 14 days prior to the rally. You can make a deposit via credit card and pay the remainder upon arrival.

Additional information on this trip will be provided at the Evergreen rally at the end of April. There are over 200 sites at this level campground and 30 and 50 amp service is available. You may view their website for more information, attractions etc.

The September rally will be a joint rally with the Tri State Traveliers (TST) from September 7-10, 2016 at the Lively Lady Campground in Aberdeen, Ohio. More information on registration and activities will be available soon. Mike and Judy Overbeck are our TST hosts and are planning a great weekend rally.

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