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Sierra Nevada Unit, WBCCI – 1976 – 2016 40th Anniversary

2016 Airstreamers Newsletter

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December 2016

Plaza Lunch review -|- December lunch -|- Cool Weather Camping -|- SNU Newsletters -|- Promoting the SNU -|- Holiday Decorations -|- Glamping SNU style -|- Grand Opening

SNU Newsletter Archives -|- Airstream Ideas -|- Cool Weather Camping -|- Winter tire pressure -|- 1954 Cruiser

November 2016

Scout Camp rally review -|- November lunch -|- SNU at Lahontan -|- The Rally Puzzle -|- Quick Note on December lunch plans -|- Bodie Stories -|- Waffles -|- Winterizing Drains & Valves -|- SNU business – 2017 officers, Reminder to renew for 2017

Scout Camp photo gallery -|- November & December luncheon information -|- Lahontan -|- All about SNU rallies -|- Bodie -|- 1966 Airstream Ambassador -|- Dues Renewals -|- Winterizing your rig

October 2016

Anniversary Rally Review -|- October Rally -|- Thank you from Randy & Vicki -|- Celebration -|- Tin Man -|- Special People, the SNU members -|- Photograph Contributors -|- SNU business – Dues reminder, bylaws approved, questionable behavior -|- Wireless Experiment -|- Kitty Kredit Recognitions -|- Thanks Greenbrae Trophy

SNU 40th Anniversary -|- October Rally -|- Anniversary Rally photo galleries -|- Photography on the website -|- Dues renewal -|- SNU Bylaws -|- Thanks to Randy & Vicki -|- Kitty Kredit Recognition

September 2016

Obsidian Rally Review -|- Lassen Anniversary rally -|- Welcome Brandon and Kimberly -|- SNU Highlights & Achievements -|- Remembering the Leipper’s -|- 2005 Kingston crickets

Obsidian rally photo gallery -|- Lassen Anniversary Rally -|- SNU Highlights -|- Sawmill Meadows -|- Hartley Springs -|- Dale & Virginia Leipper

August 2016

Weed Heights rally Review -|- August rally at Obsidian -|- Welcome Claudia and Frank & Diane -|- Report on New Directions -|- Airstream Activities -|- SNU business – 2017 dues, rallies & bylaws -|- Trailer Park Troubadours -|- Wheeler Kitty Kredit memories -|- Good Maps

Weed Heights photo gallery -|- Obsidian Dome Info -|- New Directions -|- 2017 membership renewal -|- Trailer Park Troubadours -|- Vintage Trailer Rally -|- Good Maps

July 2016

Hickison Rally Review -|- Weed Heights Rally -|- CBL Update -|- Welcome New Members -|- Remembering Dale & Marge Grosch -|- Update on SNU 40th Anniversary Rally -|- Early Report from Lewisburg -|- Brainstorming with NV State Parks -|- SNU Contributions to WBCCI -|- Dyann’s Kitty Kredits Memories -|- Clarification on officer lists

Weed Heights Rally Info -|- Hickison Photo Gallery -|- CBL Issues -|- 40th Anniversary Rally -|- Communications with Nevada State Parks -|- SNU published articles -|- Kitty Kredit Memories

June 2016

Crocker Rally Review -|- June rally at Hickison -|- SNU Success -|- SNU Kids -|- Remembering Don & MaryLou Damoth -|- SNU Business – Delegate Meeting & Proposed IBT motion -|- Randy & Vicki join the SNU in 2005 -|- Lassen Rally Update -|- Share your SNU Memories

Hickison Rally Info -|- Crocker rally photo gallery -|- Bylaws & proposed IBT motion info -|- Photo galleries SNU Kids -|- Don & MaryLou Damoth -|- Lassen Rally -|- Share your SNU Memories

May 2016

Ft Churchill Rally Review -|- May rally at Crocker -|- Review of SNU Special Events -|- SNU Enters the Electronic Age -|- Remembering Baxter Swaffer -|- Don’s Region 12 Flyer -|- Jerry & Dyann, Why We Joined

Ft Churchill photo gallery -|- Info on the May rally at Crocker -|- SNU Special Events -|- Baxter Swaffer -|- Why We Joined the SNU -|- Don’s Region 12 Flyer -|- SNU Op Notes

April 2016

Washoe Lake Rally Review -|- April rally at Ft Churchill -|- The SNU & Wally’s Four Freedoms -|- Remembering the Hersey’s -|- Solar Lights -|- Op Notes

Washoe Lake rally photo gallery -|- Ft Churchill Rally -|- Kitty Kredits -|- SNU Four Freedoms -|- SNU Op Notes -|- Pink Flamingos -|- Solar lights -|- Hersey’s Airstreams -|-

March 2016

Olive Garden lunch -|- First rally at Washoe -|- 1980 Mid-Nevada Caravan -|- Remembering the Burnhams -|- Belonging to a Unit -|- Send Us Your Stories -|- “They Don’t Build Them Like They Used To” -|- Leveling -|- RV Safety

Washoe Lake Rally -|- 1980 Caravan -|- Share Your Stories -|- Leveling

February 2016

Review of January lunch -|- Olive Garden in February -|- 2002 – A Decision Point -|- Photo Gallery update -|- Reflections on Enhancements & Improvements -|- “That Kind of Rally” -|- SNU membership tenure -|- Another motto for the SNU

SNU 2002 beginning of change -|- 2005 Region 12 Newsletter -|- Owner’s Guide -|- Awnings -|- Installing a Max Air -|-2015 Cali-Rally gallery -|-

January 2016

December lunch review -|- January lunch at Black Bear -|- Welcome New Members Jim Holland & Ann Franz -|- SNU Tidbits – rally history -|- SNU in the Beginning -|- 2015 SNU Highlights -|- Pet Friendly Rallies -|- Teaser (Wheeler Adventures) -|- 40th Anniversary Gemstone

January at Black Bear -|- SNU Rally Sites -|- SNU History -|- SNU 2015 Highlights -|- Pet Friendly Rallies -|-

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