Camp Gridley 4/12-15/18

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Camp Gridley 4/12-15/18

Post by mfrance » Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:21 pm

Gridley, California, 12-15 April 2018: The NORTHERN RECON GROUP sponsors the First Annual CAMP GRIDLEY SPRING MEET at the Butte County Fairgrounds in Gridley, CA. Great New Location! FREE Admittance and FREE Parking for all day visitors! Look for Military Vehicle Vendors, Swap Meet, the NRG Flotilla (LCVP, Floater Weasel, DUKWs, and more), Aircraft Displays, Living History Displays, Historic Firearms Displays, Convoys, Off-Road Driving, Evening Entertainment/Movies and much more. This year is our First Annual Spring event. The Northern Recon Group celebrates its 40th Anniversary! Start making your plans to attend!


Dickey’s Barbecue Pit:

This year at Camp Gridley we are having Dickey’s BBQ cater our Saturday Night Dinner. The price if you preorder your Tickets is $12.00 must order before April 12 2018. Tickets at Camp Gridley will be $15.00 and no tickets will be sold or available on Saturday April 14 2018. To order Dinner Tickets contact Floyd Jones at The Dinner Menu is as follows:

Beef Brisket

Turkey Breast

Caesar Salad

Green Beans with Bacon

Baked Potato Casserole


Camp Gridley Committee

Fred K., NRG President. Attend the Northern Recon Group MEETING at 1700 hours Saturday, as all members and guests are welcomed. A group dinner will follow the meeting.

Cary S. will be the NRG Point of Contact (POC) for the Entire Camp Gridley Event. Cary will be the Operations Officer responsible for all planning, events, awards, organization, and activities at Camp Gridley.

Bill C. will be the NRG Point of Contact (POC) for the NRG Table at Camp Gridley. Bill will be responsible for our NRG/Hospitality Table at Camp Gridley to collect camping fees. The NRG Trustees (Bill C., Chuck O., and Rick F.) will have all of our promotional items available each day.

Rick F. will be the Aircraft Coordinator for Camp Gridley. Rick will organize the display of helicopters or other display aircraft.

Bill C. will be the Convoy Commander on Friday from Camp Gridley. Friday 13 April: ROAD TRIP EVENT: Convoy less travelled roads. BYO snacks or lunch and beverage and line up at 1100 hours. Bill will organize and lead the convoy out to visit the Sutter Buttes that will include scenic stops.

Dave P. will be the Convoy Commander on Saturday 14 April: OFF-ROAD DRIVING CHALLENGE: Convoy to the not before seen local areas of interest. Line up at 1100 hours. Dave will organize and lead the convoy out to the Clay Pits that will include scenic stop’s, amphibious vehicle rides (NRG Flotilla- LCVP, DUKW, Weasel, etc.) in the Oroville After Bay, and Historic Firearms Display. photo

Floyd J. will be the (POC) for the Saturday Evening Meal. Members will gather around the Dining Pavilion for a group meeting and dinner.

Fred K. will be the (POC) for Evening Outdoor Entertainment/Movies. Each night movies will be played on a large outdoor screen. Bring your chairs for an enjoyable evening with popcorn and a movie.

Bill C. will be the Vendor Coordinator. Bill will invite and help set up vendor sales areas.

Volunteers are still needed to assist with all operations. Please consider helping with at least one of the events listed above!

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Re: Camp Gridley 4/12-15/18

Post by Greg Lalonde » Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:45 am

this is sounding better, and better all the time.i might have to check it out next close to the mvcc spring meet this year.

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