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2012 Airstreamers Newsletter

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December 2012

December luncheon at Louis' -|- Notes from the Prez -|- Report of the Region 12 Rally & Meeting -|- Aborted Airstream trip.-|- Review of the October lunch at El Charro

December at Louis' Basque Corner -|- El Charro lunch -|- Extended version of the Aborted Airstream trip

November 2012

Lahontan rally review -|- Notes from the Prez -|- November lunch at El Charro -|- Death Valley Rally -|- Oops (Airstream issues) -|- Taming the Airstream -|- Memories (Dale and Marge Grosch) -|- Airstreams at the Air Races

Lahontan Rally photo gallery -|- El Charro information -|- November Death Valley rally information -|- Oops, Airstream mishaps -|- International Cessna Association, Quarterly News -|- Region 12 Rally photos

October 2012

Notes from the Prez -|- Cantaloupe Festival rally review -|- Petroglyphs and pine trees -|- This and That (2013 dues, last snail mail newsletter, Obsidian Rally photos) -|- 2012 Death Valley Rally -|- Email communications

Obsidian Dome Rally photo galleries -|- Cantaloupe Festival Rally photo galleries -|- October Hickison rally information -|- November Death Valley rally information -|- Email ettiquette-|- Don and Gail's Really Retired Holiday

September 2012

Obsidian Rally review -|- September Cantaloupe Festival Rally -|- Notes from the Prez -|- SNU newsletter update -|- Time to renew membership -|- 2013 proposed rally schedule -|- Belonging to a Unit -|- Don Williams, Region 12 Membership Chair -|- Don and Gail's travels

Cantaloupe Festival Rally -|- Green Creek rally stie -|- Benefits of online newsletter -|- Zephyrs web log -|- 2013 membership Renewal form and new payments page

Note: The photo galleries for the August SNU rally at Obsidian Dome will be posted later and announced in the October newsletter.

August 2012

Notes from the Prez -|- Weed Heights Review -|- August at Obsidian Dome -|- New Trailer Problem Punch List -|- Cantaloupe Festival Rally -|- New Airstream Owners-|- Welcome New Members -|- Escapee's Care Center -|- Dues are due.

Obsidian Dome information -|- Weed Heights rally photo gallery -|- Cantaloupe Festival and Rally information -|- Photo gallery Escapee's Care Center -|- 2013 membership Renewal form and new payments page -|- Draft of 2013 SNU Rally Schedule

July 2012

Crocker Rally Review -|- Notes from the Prez -|- Cantaloupe Festival Rally -|- Wes Warn -|- Welcome New Members -|- Grossmann Art Project -|- Member Updates -|- Lunar Eclipse -|- Time to renew

2013 membership Renewal form and new payments page -|- Weed Heights July Rally -|- Crocker rally photo gallery -|- SNU and Wally's Four Freedoms -|- Wally Byam Creed -|- Grossmann Art Project -|- Cantaloupe Festival and Rally information -|- Lunar Eclipse -|- Escapee's Care Center -|-

June 2012

Rocky Point rally review -|- Notes from the Prez -|- June rally at Crocker -|- Social Media -|- Teamwork -|- SNU Pay on-line -|- Airstreams just for fun

Crocker rally Information -|- Rocky Point rally photo gallery -|- Wikipedia pinhole camera -|- Summary of the key duties of the SNU officers -|- 2013 membership Renewal form and new payments page -|- SNU Rally planning -|- SNU turn-around -|- Social Media -|- ARRL 2012 Field Day -|- Fun Airstreams

May 2012

Pyramid Lake rally review -|- Notes from the Prez -|- May Rally at Eagle Lake -|- WBCCI news -|- Speaking of Caravans -|- Checklists -|- Welcome Laura Funk -|- Region 12 Rally -|- Send us your news

Pyramid Lake rally photo gallery -|- Eagle Lake rally info -|-WBCCI 2012 Rally -|- Photo galleries of past WBCCI International Rallies -|- SNU 1980 Caravan -|- Wight's Caravan information -|- Colligan's Caravan Experience -|- WBCCI 2012 Caravan Information -|- More on caravans -|- More on checklists -|- Region 12 2012 Rally brochure

April 2012

Notes from the Prez, Rally in Mason Valley -|- April at Pyramid Lake -|- Jerry's GPS and Waypoints -|- Video Library -|- SNU Flags -|- SNU Shopping -|- The SNU Diorama

Mason Valley photo gallery -|- Pyramid Lake rally info -|- Flying flags -|- SNU shopping page -|- SNU diorama picture -|- SNU diorama photo gallery -|- Finding SNU rally sites

March 2012

Notes from the Prez -|- First Rally of 2012 -|- Welcome to the Rabold's -|- A Labor of Love -|- Region 12 Newsletter -|- The Art of Backing Up -|- Wally Byam in Baker City

March SNU rally -|- Region 12 newsletter -|- 1951 Cruisette -|- Baker City, OR -|- Boondocking cartoon -|- Owner's Guide – Driving -|- backing up at Obsidian -|-

February 2012

January lunch review -|- Notes from Judy -|- Prez Notes -|- Rally Planning -|- Thanks to Dave -|- LED lights -|- February lunch in Gardnerville

Rally Planning -|- WBCCI Dates -|- LED lights -|-

January 2012

December lunch review -|- January lunch in Fernley -|- SNU Community Service -|- Prez Notes -|- SNU website -|-

Photo gallery November & December luncheons -|- SNU Home page -|- SNU Community Service -|- WBCCI Song Book -|- Motorhome deja vu -|- 2015 Region Rally ideas -|-

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