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2019 Rally Photos 

 

Parking, Shuttle and Registration

(Click on each photo to enlarge it) 

Chapters were assigned a block of parking spaces.

At Pueblo, 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.

 

Rally Theme

 The Stage was decorated for the Rally theme of "Pioneer Days"

 

 

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.

 

 

Vendor Sales

We had the following vendors: Good Sam Store and ??

 

Good Sam Store

 

 

 

Blood Drive

The Blood Drive was held on Friday and was sponsored by the Bonfils Blood Center in Pueblo

Many pints of blood were donated. 

Chapter Sales

At the Rally chapters sell food, and have raffles.  

Arapahoe Sams held a raffle and sold water. 

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

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

Crafts, Seminars, Demonstrations

 Thursday:  Morning Computer Seminar - Jeff Towne; First Timers and Out-of-Stater seminar presented by

Claire Brodeur, our VIP Host and Harold Jacklin, the former Regional Director from Arizona.

 Friday: morning: seminar  Kathy Nichols - Chaulk Couture

Noon:  Judy Creasman - Memory Wire Bracelets

Afternoon:  Men's Muffins with an RV Seminar  by Randy Biles of

Pikes Peak Peak Traveland in Colorado Springs

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

Food, Food, Food

Each morning the State supplies free coffee. 

Wednesday Evening there were free hot dogs sponsored by the State Staff

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 were hard boiled eggs by Old No.7 Sams

Friday Afternoon:  There was a Ladies Tea and Men's Muffins with an RV Seminar  by Pikes Peak Traveland of Colorado Springs

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

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

Saturday noon  there were hard boiled eggs by Old No.7 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, supplied by Aerospace Sams, to go with the pancakes.

 

 Officers Group Photos

This year we took group photos of the State Officers plus a few

photos of various officers.

 

 

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 aces, and silent auction are divided as follows:

50% goes to the treasury, and 50% goes to Dogs for the Deaf,

Make a Wish Foundation, and the Fischer House charities.

 

 

Evening Entertainment

On Thursday Evening there is the Opening Ceremony.   

The entertainment was by Sandy Wells.

 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 "Spur of ther Moment" with Dave Means  which 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.

Rick Smith, our State Chaplain, put on a very moving presentation

about the State members who had passed away.

  

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 

The ladies wore their favorite hats.  There was a presentation put on by Jason Reiger and his Service Dog

 

 

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.

 

 

  

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