Shabano St. Pk. Rally-June 7-9th, Shabbona, IL

May 20th, 2019

Make reservation at Reserve America for a site in Merganser Loop –Click here  This is one of our favorite parks, with opportunities for fishing, hiking or biking. Hosts- Sanders-/Comer

Starved Rock Rally May 17-19 Utica,IL

May 15th, 2019

We had nine trailers and 17 members with lots of new people in attendance.. A few of us retirees stayed over Sunday night. We had a bit of occasional rain, but we worked around it. The sound of rain on the Airstream roof was nice Friday night. The club grill made communal cooking easy.

2019 Kick off Rally- Amboy 4H Fairgrounds – April 26-28th

March 27th, 2019

Despite the snow and 32 degree temperatures, eighteen brave couples attended.  Friday dinner was a BYO Entry on the Club Grill.  The Friday evening Board Meeting, updated unit Bylaws.   Saturday Membership meeting updated unit Constitution  That afternoon, we had a “Tech Talk” session and happy hour.  Saturday dinner was another BYO Entry with dish to pass. Saturday evening we watched Wally’s African Caravan via the internet and the club projector. Good thing we had the warm fairgrounds buildings.
Link to the NIAC April newsletter:
https://files.constantcontact.com/94f3eda2501/26763e55-6609-4dab-96cd-2cb0ba074b9b.pdf

Pizza Party – Mar. 16th Lou Mainati’s – Elk Grove Villiage

February 19th, 2019

Seventeen people attended our pizza party at Lou’s  The winter weather is finally letting up, so we can start thinking about camping and touring. Quite a few new members attended, and introduced themselves.  As usual, the pizzas and the conversations were good. Looking forward to our first rally  in April at Amboy.

RV show and Cooper’s Hawk Dinner

February 11th, 2019


Eight couples attended the RV show at Rosemont Convention Center and the dinner at Cooper’s Hawk Restaurant.  The show was good, but no one bought a new Airstream.

Northern NIAC Luncheon Jan. 12- Hoolihans

December 7th, 2018

Dolores had 23 members attend the luncheon in Geneva. Weather, food, and conversations were good. Quite a few new members attended and introduced themselves and their Airstream dreams.
The ECC has changed the url address of all WBCCI websites to ******.AIRSTREAMCLUB.NET. Therefore, the Northern Illinios. airstreamclub.wbcci.net address is now northernillinois.airstreamclub.net. People will need to change their favorites to the new address.  Dave is using  Constant Contact to store and distribute the uits newsletters. Here is the link to the January 2019 Northern Newsletter.
https://files.constantcontact.com/94f3eda2501/5e511dbb-6186-4894-bf1b-a38cae90b7f8.pdf

Constant Contact does not have a search function to find them, so  I will put the links to them on this website. The 2019 schedule of events is on the “Events page” of this website.

NIAC Snowbirds luncheon -January,29th -Travelers Rest

December 7th, 2018

NIAC snowbirds met at Ruth hall in Travelers Rest for a potluck lunch  – Hosts were Jim & Roberta Matkovich. Six members held a second luncheon at Rusty Bellies, at Tarpon Springs, April 3rd.

Christmas Luncheon: Dec 1, 2018 – Jimmy’s Charhouse

October 24th, 2018

 

Thirty plus Northern Illinois Airstreamers gathered on a rainy Saturday afternoon, for a luncheon and pleasant conversations.  The weather was much better than the 12 in. of snow, we had earlier in the week.  Five of our past presidents and current officers attended.  There were also a fair number of new members, who introduced themselves, their Airstreams, and hopes for future Airstream adventures.

Oct. 19th -21st – Amboy Thanksgiving/ Installation Rally –

June 24th, 2018

Eleven couples came out to a warm fairgrounds, for a couple cool evenings (22F).  We conducted our business/election/installation meeting and had a Turkey Feast. We used the club TV projector for entertainment indoors.

 

 

September 26-30 -Region 5 Rally-Springfield, IL

June 24th, 2018

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Bob Whitesell (Region 5 President) held the Region Rally at Springfield State Fairgrounds.   All that came had a good time visiting : Lincoln house and monuments, Frank Lloyd Wright house, Governor’s mansion, and State government buildings in Springfield.  Weather was good, as well as the camaraderie.  They had 14 trailers in attendance.  Latest Region 5 news at: https://region5.wbcci.net/