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2018 Rally Photos

 

Parking, Shuttle and Registration

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Chapters were assigned a block of parking spaces.

At Greeley, all RVs had water and electric hookups and most had sewer hookups.

 There  were frequent shuttles to the main building.  

When Campers arrived,  they went to the main building and registered.

Next to the registration was Good Sam Sales area with pins, t-shirts, hats, etc.

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Greeley History

Representatives from the city of Greeley presented a table on the city's history.

 

Games    

Throughout the 4 day period there are many games and that you can participate in.  There are table games, Mexican Train,  puzzles, Card Bingo and the Good Sam version of Bingo , called Samgo. There are also outside games that you must register to play:  Bean Bag Baseball, Washer toss, Bocce Ball. There was also a tractor Blind Man Obstacle course.  The driver is blind folded  and the person behind him gives the driver instructions. 

 

Vendor Sales

We had the following vendors: 

Beanie Haven Larry & Marsha Yardberry

Skymed -

 

 

Blood Drive

The Blood Drive was held on Friday.

Many pints of blood were donated. 

Chapter Sales

At the Rally many chapters sell food, and have raffles.  

Arapahoe Sams held a raffle and sold water. 

On Thursday noon  there were hard boiled eggs by Old No.7 Sams

On Friday noon  there were hard boiled eggs by Old No.7 Sams and

Corn on the Cob by Prairie Dog Sams

On Saturday  there were Egg Rolls by Kissing Camel Sams.

On  Sunday there were Sausages (Aerospace Sams) to go with the pancakes.

Crafts, Seminars, Demonstrations

 Thursday:  Morning Computer Seminar - Jeff Towne, 

 Friday: morning: seminar  "RV by Donna 

Friday Afternoon:  Men's Muffins with an RV Seminar  by Terry Breese of

Springs Auto & Truck Service Center of Colorado Springs

Saturday:    Computer Seminar - Jeff Towne, Craft Fair by Hayward, Seminar by Skymed.

Food, Food, Food

Each morning the State supplies free coffee. 

Wednesday Evening there were free hot dogs

Thursday morning there was a hospitality hour with cookies supplied

by the Old Number 7.

On Thursday noon  there were hard boiled eggs by Old No.7 Sams

Friday mornings there was a hospitality hour with cookies supplied by the Arapahoe Sams.

On Friday noon:  there was hard sloppy Joes by Prairie Dog Sams

Friday Afternoon:  There was a Ladies Tea, sponsored by Carolynn Hall and

Men's Muffins with an RV Seminar  by Springs Auto & Truck Service Center of Colorado Springs

Friday Evening there free Hamburgers and Brats, sponsored bu the State Staff

 Saturday mornings is donut time, which were supplied by and served by the Good Luck Sams.

Saturday noon there were Egg Rolls by Kissing Camel Sams.

Saturday afternoon, there was an ice Cream Social with free ice cream and toppings. 

Saturday evening, there was the Rally Banquet.

The Sunday pancake breakfast is put on by the Chapter Presidents

There were Sausages (Aerospace Sams) to go with the pancakes.

 

King and Queen

?? from ??

were crowned King and Queen for 2017

 

Golden Halo Award

?? was chosen for the Golden Halo Award for 2018. Check the web page for this award's requirements

Charities

Attendees brought non perishable food to be donated to the local food bank and

books for the local library. 

There was also a silent Auction with chapter donated item.

The proceeds from the book sale, horse races, and silent auction are divided:

50% goes to the treasury, and 50% goes to Dogs for the Deaf, Make a Wish

Foundation, and Fischer House.

 

 

Evening Entertainment

On Thursday Evening there is the Opening Ceremony.   

The entertainment was "Celtic Music" by Largheed Band

 Later, we played a Good Sam version of Bingo called Samgo.

On Friday Evening the entertainment was supplied by Tom Munch

That was followed by Samgo (Bingo) and door prizes.

On Saturday evening, the entertainment was sponsored by

Pikes Peak Traveland in Colorado Springs' 

Awards were also given out for games and scrapbook competition

 

Thursday Evening Opening Ceremony     

At the beginning of the Opening Ceremony is the presentation of the flag

by the Greeley Chamber of Commerce  

The Parade of Flags starts with the visiting state officers, out of state visitors followed

by the Colorado Chapter Presidents and finally Colorado State Officers.

  

State Meeting

Twice a year a state meeting is held. 

The first meeting in the spring is just for the State Officers.

The second one is held at the Rally and the Chapter Presidents are required to attend.

The information on the following year's Rally are presented 

and the Chapter Presidents vote on the venue.

 

Friday Afternoon Ladies Tea 

Carolyn Hall, State Director put on a fabulous Ladies Tea.

The ladies wore their favorite hats.

Cake Walk 

On Saturday afternoon, we had the cake walk, which is a variation of     

musical chairs. Each chapter donates a cake.  You march around in a circle

and when the music stops, you land on a numbered star. A  number is

then drawn and the winner gets to choose a cake. 

  

Saturday Evening Banquet

On Saturday evening, we held our annual banquet.

 

The tables were decorated by the chapters

 

  

Church

 On Sunday after the pancake breakfast, there is a church service.

 

Memorial Balloon Release

After Sunday Breakfast, balloons were released in memory of departed loved ones.

Our Chaplain, Dan Bechold, also led the Sunday Church.

See the InMemoriam page for as list of those remembered

 

  

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