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CHAPTER C NEWS – July, 2018

Chapter Social Date: Sunday, July 8, 2018

Social Location: Golden Corral, 580 S Koeller St, Oshkosh

Time: 9:00 a.m (ride at 10:30 to follow social)

Contact: Bob and Judy Von Rotz - 920-923-6495, 920-979-0282

Chapter Website: www.gwrra-wi-c.com

Activities for June

June 1 (Fri) - MO District Rally - Missouri Rally / Branson Trip (5 attended)

June 5 (Tue) - Ice Cream Ride - Ardy & Ed's (14 attended)

June 9 (Sat) - Social - Rolling Meadows Family Restaurant (28 attended)

June 9 (Sat) - Ride - Big Cats Rescue, Rock Springs (15 attended)

June 12 (Tue) - Ice Cream Ride - A&W, Fdl (11 attended)

June 13 (Wed) - Fortunate Soul's Ride - Motorama (6 attended)

June 19 (Tue) - Ice Cream Ride - Friesland (12 attended)

June 23 - July 1 - Black Hill South Dakota Ride (10 attended)

June 23 & 24 (Sat & Sun) - WI District ARC & TRC Rider Courses (1 attended)

June 26 (Tue) - Ice Cream Ride - Frogg's, (cancelled due to weather)

Activities for July

July 3 (Tue) - Ice Cream Ride - Ardy & Ed's, 2413 S Main St, Oshkosh - Ride at 6 p.m. (Leo & Linda Prentice)

July 8 (Sun) - Social - Golden Corral, 580 S Koeller St, Oshkosh - 9 a.m. (Bob & Judy Von Rotz)

July 8 (Sun) - Ride after Social - TBD - 10:30 a.m.

July 10 (Tue) - Ice Cream Ride - Green Lake Park - Ride at 6 p.m. (Leo & Linda Prentice)

July 11 (Wed) - Fortunate Soul's Ride - Amish Ride - Time to be determined (Bill & Mervi Bannasch)

July 17 (Tue) - Ice Cream Ride - Kelley Country Creamery, W5215 Co Rd B, Fond du Lac - 6:30 p.m. (Leo & Linda Prentice)

July 24 (Tue) - Gilles Frozen Custard, 819 S Main St, Fond du Lac - 6:30 p.m. (Leo & Linda Prentice)

July 28 (Sat) - Lake Picnic - Time to be determined (Leo & Linda Prentice)

July 31 (Tue) - Ice Cream Ride - A&W, 269 Winnebago Dr, Fdl - Ride at 6 p.m. (Leo & Linda Prentice)

Activities for August

Aug 4 (Sat) - Social - Rolling Meadows Family Restaurant, 947 S Rolling Meadows Dr, Fdl - 9 a.m. (Bob & Judy Von Rotz)

Aug 4 (Sat) - Ride after Social - Elegant Farmer, Mukwonago & Tory Electric RR, East Troy - 10:30 (Leo & Linda Prentice)

Aug 7 (Tue) - Ice Cream Ride - Ardy & Ed's, 2413 S Main, Oshkosh - 6:00 ride (Leo & Linda Prentice)

Aug 9 - 12 - GWRRA UP Michigan Ride, Marenisco, Michigan (Bruce & Don)

Aug 14 (Tue) - Ice Cream Ride - Friesland, at Downtown Park & Shelter - 6:00 ride (Leo & Linda Prentice)

Aug 15 (Wed) - Fortunate Soul's Ride - Lambeau Ride - Time to be determined (Bill & Mervi Bannasch)

Aug 21 (Tue) - Ice Cream Ride - Frogg's, Sherwood - 6:00 ride (Leo & Linda Prentice)

Aug 26 (Sun) - Race the Lake - Lakeside Park, Fond du Lac - Time to be determined

Aug 28 (Tue) - Ice Cream Ride - Kelley's Creamery, W5215 County Rd B, Fdl - 6 p.m. (Leo & Linda Prentice)

Aug 28 - Sep 1 - Wing Ding National, Tennessee

From The Directors:

Hi Everyone,

Happy 4th of July.  Summer is here and it is hot.  Great weather for riding but remember to protect yourself from the heat.  We have had some great rides so far and hopefully many more this season.  Again we would like to say Thank You to everyone who has led a ride or is going to lead a ride.  It takes everyone to make the chapterwhat it is.

I think we had a first on the Black Hills South Dakota ride.  I think that was the first ride where they visited a Car Wash.  Great idea whoever thought of it. any port in a storm.  Hope to hear more about the trip when the group returns.

Sorry we had to cancel the ice cream ride to Frogg's, but you cannot control Mother Nature.

If you were not at the Breakfast Social for June, in Fond du Lac, we had a member step up to take the Ride Coordinators position for the Chapter.  Jerry Hempe said yes to accepting the position. Thank you very much.

Again, here is a plea for a second Assistant Chapter Director.  We need to have someone volunteer to fill this position so Leo & Linda have an Assistant when they take over the Chapter Directors position.

For anyone that is going to Wing Ding.  From the District Director, Frank & Sharon Jackson "If you are planning to go, there may be a change to hlep out for a short time.  Let us know if you plan to go and we'll get details on how we might support GWRRA and have some fun."

That's all for now and hope to see everyone at the next event.

Thanks and more to come next month.

Ride Smart & Be Safe!
Thank you everyone for the help and support

Bob & Judy Von Rotz
Chapter C Directors

The Educator:
RIDING GEAR and RIDING SAFELY.  Riding gear is a very personal choice.  I know that someone will correct me on this but whenever I am out riding I have yet to see a Gold Winger not wearing a helmet.  Kudos to all those that do, and boo-hoo to those that don't.  Yeah, I know, Wisconsin law says that you don't have to but, it's your choice - your life - your brains laying in the middle of the road.  An no lie, I actually saw a guy riding a moped scooter last week wearing full riding safety gear!  Y-E-S!!  Jackets, jeans, boots and full gloves also provide protection from the elements besides the safety factor, too.  There are lots of gear choices for warm or cold temperatures and also rain gear, too.  Another concept of safety is "riding your own ride."  How many times have you heard that!  There'll be a lot of group trips and casual rides coming up during the next few months.  If you are riding in a group that is traveling faster than you are comfortable with...tell them!  You can always meet up with the group down the road or at the ride's final destination.  Never let someone talk you into going  faster over your comfort level.  In hot weather remember to drink lots of fluids as you ride and make more frequent stops along the way so you remain well hydrated.  Colas and sweet liquids are NOT always the best refreshments when it is hot.  Good 'ole plain COLD water is the best.  SAFE riding gear and SAFE riding habits are important to all of us.

Bill & Mervi Bannasch
Chapter - C Educators
(920) 312-4348

From the Chapter Mascot - "C" More Wings

Hello to all my Chapter Friends
Help, I need to get out on more rides.
Bob & Judy are doing a good job, but I need more rides.
Let's be safe and ride.
Watch Facebook for my postings.
See you soon.
"C" More Wings

July Birthday's

July 3 - Tom Praxl

July 13 - Jill Krizizke

July 15 - Pricilla Crook

July 18 - Jim Felda

July 18 - Greg Meath

July 18 - Lori Schneider

July 20 - Bob Von Rotz

July Anniversary's

July 7 - Dave & Patti Jones

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