Greater Midwest Classics

2010 Rallies and Events


Date: Dec 1, 2010

Location: Manitou Station restaurant in White Bear Lake, MN

The 2010 Christmas party was held at the Manitou Station restaurant in White Bear Lake, MN on December 1st. What a great setting for a Christmas party, the committee done a good job with the selection of this site. Bob & Yvonne Miller have close connections there, as they have two daughters that are involved in the management of this place. Lots of good visiting and good food was enjoyed by all. Fritz Kruschel and Bob LaCasse, two of the original founders of the club, were in attendance and there was lot's of past history to talk about.


Location:  Camp Faribo, Faribault, MN

This rally was held at Camp Faribo near Faribault, MN on August 4th through the 8th. It was hosted by the Weidner, Glenna and Renk with a lot of help from others in the group. This was an extra day rally, with members coming in early on Wednesday, the 4th. There was the usual cook-out potluck and a catered meal on Saturday. Friday the members had a fine guided bus tour of the city, including the Tilt-a-Whirl factory, the Cheese Cave and a restored theater. Charter member Bob LaCasse came for a visit as did Steve Rasmussen.


Dates: June 4-6 2010

Location: Yogi Bear Campground, Sioux Falls, SD

This rally was held at Yogi Bear Campground near Sioux Falls, SD on June 4-6. The wagonmasters were the Drewes, Kreun's, Luebke's and White's. Early arrivals came in Thursday, and on Friday a good number of the members went to Lacey's round barns and antiques. Friday night was pot-luck meal. Saturday morning there was the traditional 'breakfast-in-a-bag'. The business meeting followed the breakfast, with door prize drawings. The men had tech sessions and the women were busy with their crafts. Saturday afternoon the members traveled to the Strawbale Winery for wine tasting and a catered meal at the winery.


Location: Du Quoin, IL

The September rally was held jointly with the GMC International convention at DuQoin, IL. There was twenty three coach's from the Midwest Classics that attended. The weather was beautiful and the fairgrounds had large trees for shade, setting along small lakes. Wi-fi was available and the week was filled with many seminars, both for the men and women, catered meals and the red-neck show directed by Lucy W. Larry and Lucy W. also took on the parking chores, and a great job was done by them.