Well fellow BKT members, here we are in the middle of summer and no “official” chapter rallies for 2020 have been held. Hopefully everyone has ventured out somewhere in their coach. Jeanne and I took our first “trip” since the end of February in June. It was a fun packed maintenance trip to Freightliner in South Bend, IN and Midway RV in Grand Rapids. We have a July trip planned in July to Lake Greenwood, SC. We are looking forward to that trip!
I’d like to give a big thanks to Joe and Gail Swartz for helping to keep our economy moving in the financial downturn due to COVID-19. Joe and Gail traded for a new (to them) a 2014 Mountain Aire. Joe described it to me and I got to see dealer photos (Midway RV in Grand Rapids, MI) on-line. I can’t wait to see it in person. Congratulations Joe and Gail!!
As of now, our October rally in Wooster, OH is still on the schedule. Hopefully we will be able to get this one in. Keep an eye peeled for “Pop UP Rallies” through the summer. While they are not “official “ Newmar sanctioned rallies, they still afford us an opportunity to get together in friendship.
I recently got the Beta test site for on-line ordering of our chapter swag. Once this site goes live, our members will be able to select logo items and they will be shipped directly to their homes. Jeanne will send everyone an email with a link to the site. We will keep it active for several weeks to compile everyone’s orders.
We need to start our 2021 rally planning. If you are interested in hosting or co-hosting a rally or have an idea for a location, please let me know. Our tentative months for chapter rallies are June, September and October.
So for now, stay well and I hope to see everyone soon.
Rick Fox (21684)
Buckeye Kountry Travelers – President