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/

Sept. 14- 16th – Road America Vintage Rally

June 24th, 2018

Bob Whitesell, Jim Kraner and wives had a good time at the races.  No one came from the Wisconsin unit.

August 17 -19 – Adeline Jay Goe-Karis St. Beach Pk. -Zion, IL (AKA Illinois Beach Park)

June 24th, 2018


Eight NIAC couples came to another good rally at a favorite location. Many things to see and do, good weather.  Three couples were new.

July 12th -15th – Rock Cut St. PK. Buddy Rally –

June 24th, 2018

 

Attending were: Whitesells, Mayos, Kraners, Lanings, John Damisch, Duttons, and Murrays.  Wendorfs drove in for Saturday.

Saturday morning, after the overnight rain stopped, pancakes were cooked on the club grill.  The grill was also used  to cook the Saturday evenings steak potluck dinner.  Saturday afternoon, 7 members participated in fly fishing lessons, but none caught a fish.  Sunday, Marge Kraner caught a 2 pound Catfish and Warren caught at least one good size Bass.  The weather was hot and humid,

Link to the 2018 NIAC July newsletter  :  https://drive.google.com/open?id=1eHHuXboDdQiad7ZGlO1wsA KCzYPna7JF

International Rally – Salem, Origeon

June 24th, 2018

The Schwarzs, Gardeners, and Sanders attended the International and continuing on Alaskan WBCCI Caravan for 10,000 miles.

If you have a Facebook account, you can follow their adventures there.  Here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ak2018/

725 Airstreams attending the rally this year.  From there, Thirty started departed for the Alaskan Caravan. The weather, entertainment, and accommodations were good.

Registration for the 2019 International at Doswell,Virginia is open: Link: https://doswell.wbcci.net/  It is about 900 miles or a 15 hour drive time from Northern Illinois, if you drive the speed limit.  I would recommend you take 2-3 days and enjoy the ride.

The location for the 2020 International conventions is in Colorado and 2021 it will be in Tennessee.