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Old 03-08-2008, 11:55 PM
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The Next GTG June

As we discussed at the GTG the next meet will be in June right now we are looking at Sat. the 7 th of June down in southern AR. Jeff (mechmagcn) will be hosting it he lives down in El Dorado . Jeff and his wife Donna have been coming up north to as many meets as they could for the last two years it is now our turn to head down there. Jeff is going to look into a few places and post what he finds.

We also have a new Chapter Photographer Jim Kidds wife Michaela has stepped up to do the job.
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Forget this post didnt see the great day thread.
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OK, so far, I rode down to the local State Park and took a few pics. The first one is of the outdoor pavilion, this area is wooded and has a screened pavilion, but very little else, next is one of the campsites, it is right across the street from the play area, close to the restrooms, and close to the water if anyone wants to fish. Our idea is to rent the campsite(actually, I already have it reserved) and rent a canopy for shelter, there would be plenty of room and everything will be close-by.

The campsite I will take care of, the pavilion, if wanted, is $60 a day. I will check on a canopy this week and get a price.
Depending on how many show up, the campsite and a canopy should do well, it is a large site. There usually are many youngsters around this park and it is safe to bring bicycles or any other toys.
Since our chapter leader (Dave) usually brings most of the eats, this time I will ask him to only bring himself and family, we will supply the food for this one. What does everybody think of smoked pork roast, brisket, BBQ beans and potato salad? There will also be a cake for desert.
This will all take place at Moro Bay State Park. From Little Rock, it looks to be about 120 miles.
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Boy Jeff you didn't waste any time at all did ya. Those are some great pictures thank you.I think that is a very good idea ,looks like a nice place ,I especially like the smoked pork roast ,brisket , and bbq beans, potato salad and cake idea
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My mouth is watering already!!! That looks like a real nice place to meet at. I might have to dust off the ol fishin rod!
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This place looks perfect, thanks Jeff.

Its a bit hard to find, but apparently they have some cabins as well.

Here's a link to the fees and rates:
http://www.arkansasstateparks.com/im...Moro%20Bay.pdf
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This place looks perfect, thanks Jeff.

Its a bit hard to find, but apparently they have some cabins as well.

Here's a link to the fees and rates:
http://www.arkansasstateparks.com/images/pdfs/fees/Moro%20Bay.pdf
No cabins yet, they are under construction. I don't think they will be ready for this season.

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That looks perfect Jeff. We'll be there.
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Looks great hope we will be able to be there.
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Alright Al !!!!! It's good to see ya posting I told ya it wouldn't hurt .
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Wow....post numero uno!!! It's about time
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Does the pavillion have an indoor restroom or a/c? What about a water fountain?

From the looks of it none of those things are present....the outdoor area at your campsite would seem to be fine. We'll probably need more than one canopy, I recommend all of us that have access to one bring it. Also looks like chairs will be at a premium, so if we have them bring them as well.

What about cooking surfaces Jeff? Is your camper and that little outdoor grill going to be enough, or do you need more grills trucked in?
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Maybe we should all bring an extension cord or 2 and some box fans..
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You thinking it might be hot Joe ??
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Hopefully not.. but you never know
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