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larryanddonnakeever
12-20-2011, 09:03 PM
Venue:------------------------------

WinStar RV Park- WinStar World Casino
777 Casino Ave. Exit #1 I-35
Thackerville, OK 73459
Wayne Collett Mgr. 1-580-276-8900
www.winstarworldcasino.com (http://www.winstarworldcasino.com)
Pets ok?: Yes
Pet Fee: No Fee
WiFi available: Yes
WiFi Fee:No Fee
When registering please tell campground you are with the Heartland Group. Then email me so I can add you to the list.
Details:------------------------------

From: 5/24/2012 to: 5/27/2012
Number of sites held: 20
Site fee: $$21.30 per night.
Club Member Event fee:
Non-Club Member fee: $20
Potluck: Yes
Potluck date: 5/25/2012
Potluck time: 6:00 PM
Contact:------------------------------

Event Leader: larrykeever(click to contact) (//heartlandowners.org/private.php?do=newpm&u=9483)
Additional Info:------------------------------The date listed 05-24-12 thru 05-27-12 is the weekend of Memorial day we can stay thru the28 if anyone would like. I will be ordering Teeshirts with our Chapter logo and the dates of the rally on them. They will be $12.00 each if anyone would like one let me know when you register so I will have time to get them ordered. Include size you would like. Looking forward to seeing all our club members and anyone who would like to attend at this our first Rally. Let's make it a great one. It would be great for our members to meet each other before the big Rally in Gillette. We will have games, play cards, cook out and just a lot of fun, make your plans early and join us for a great time.

JSMagill
12-21-2011, 10:40 AM
We're registered! Please add us to the list. Looking forward to our first Oklahoma Heartland Rally!

Hastey
12-21-2011, 12:39 PM
We are registered and arriving on the 23rd. See you there.

galee78
12-21-2011, 09:06 PM
We're registered! Please add us to the list. Looking forward to our first Heartland Rally!

We will arrive on the 24th, leaving on the 28th.

See ya there!

Gary & Annie Lee

larryanddonnakeever
12-21-2011, 10:26 PM
To those who have registered and those who have not but are going to. How many of you would like a T-Shirt from our first Rally with our Logo and date in screen print on the front. Reply and include size. Thanks for the responce so far

Hastey
12-21-2011, 11:00 PM
1 - Man's XXL
1 - Man's Med (or woman large)

WRIGHT ll
12-22-2011, 04:40 PM
We're registered, too. Looking forward to this inaugural rally and seeing everybody again. Tee shirt sizes XXX and medium. Orville and Barbara

Hastey
12-22-2011, 06:18 PM
Looks like we are on our way to having a rally! I can't wait, I'm more excited about this than Christmas. At least when I'm with you guys I don't have to put up with the relatives LOL!

We'll also get our national rally caravan details finished up too.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

TXBobcat
12-22-2011, 06:55 PM
Hi guys
I was looking at my itinerary for 2012 and we will be traveling north about this time. If I can work it in we may try to swing over to make this rally. We will be leaving the RGV and heading north to the Gillette Rally and try to meet up with some others in KC just before the rally. Not going to make a reservation until I can get my itinerary firmed up. Have you on my calendar...

BC

jayc
12-25-2011, 09:37 AM
Larry, we're going to try to make it to the inaugural Oklahoma rally.

larryanddonnakeever
12-25-2011, 10:17 AM
Great Jay, We would love to have you there, hope more of your group can make it as well. Looking forward to seeing you'all again. We are looking forward to coming back to Canton too..

larryanddonnakeever
12-29-2011, 07:57 PM
Heartland Owners Club Oklahoma Chapter 2012 Rally:
Members Registered:

I have 20 spots reserved I would like to have to call and ask for more, there is plenty of time I think we have the making of a great first Oklahoma Chapter Rally..

1. Larry and Donna Keever
2. Jerry and Susan Magill
3. Rex and Stacy Hastey
4. Terry and Carol Hershberger
5. Orville and Barbara Wright
6. Gary and Vickie Tidball
7. Jim and Selena Hart
8. Jay and Stella Coffman
9. Corbin and Flora Tayloe
10. Martin and Brenda Munoz
11. Mike and Peg Finnegan
12. Paul and Nancy Lineen
13. Patrick and Beverly Neville
14. Johnathan and Angela Bonanno

gratton
01-01-2012, 08:08 AM
We would love to be able to make it but I have to work that weekend. I'm going to mark it down on my calendar is case something changes.

pegmikef
01-01-2012, 01:08 PM
We would really like to attend your first rally, but it is going to be tight as we have to be at ASU in Flagstaff, AZ for our granddaughter's graduation on 11 May. We are penciling it in and will register once our plans for the graduation are firm if we can make it. Mike

larryanddonnakeever
01-01-2012, 03:17 PM
Thanks Mike and Peg, sure hope you can make it but we know to well the Grand-Kids come first..

jayc
01-31-2012, 10:22 AM
I made our reservations today. We arrive on the 23rd and depart on the 27th.

Hastey
01-31-2012, 10:30 AM
That's great Jay we'll see you guys there on the 23rd.

larryanddonnakeever
02-01-2012, 08:35 AM
Jay,
Really glad you and Stella are going to make it to our Inaugural Rally. We are excited about it, thanks for being part of it.. Looking forward to seeing you again.

jayc
02-01-2012, 10:27 AM
Wouldn't miss your Inaugural rally. And besides that, it kicks off our summer trip to the mountains.

mmomega
02-14-2012, 01:15 AM
We may be able to make it to that one as well. We've been wanting to do Winstar for a while but haven't. Only maybe hour and a half to 2 hrs. Once I run it by the DW and we're free I'll get us registered. We need to fill that 1st OK rally, :)

larryanddonnakeever
02-14-2012, 08:30 AM
We will be proud to have you at our first of many rallies.. I am also sending you a PM ...

NittyGritty
04-09-2012, 09:20 PM
We just purchased our first Heartland RV last October. It is a 2011 North Country Lakeside. We upgraded from a PopUp camper and had run into a couple that were camping in a Big Country and they had us convinced that this is the manufacturer we wanted! The rally looks like a lot of fun! Not sure we can attend this one but sure look forward to more!

NittyGritty
04-11-2012, 05:19 PM
As of now we are official paid members and look forward to getting together with everyone soon! :D

Hastey
04-11-2012, 11:05 PM
Glad to have you and welcome to the club. We hope to see you at our inaugural Oklahoma Rally. There are also sites available at Gillette for the national rally. We are caravaning up there and it'll be fun.

NittyGritty
04-12-2012, 10:13 PM
Thanks for the warm welcome Hastey! We are discussing how we can make all the rallies. We have another in late June in Wisconsin. I will need to go back and read up on the caravan! :D

larryanddonnakeever
04-13-2012, 05:15 AM
NittyGritty, Glad to have you in HOC, WELCOME... We will also be pleased to have you as members of the Oklahoma Chapter. The newest Chapter and a fast growing Chapter we now have 13 rigs. We are looking forward to meeting you and going camping.. The season is just starting.. Our group will probably be going to the Texas Chapter Rally in Canton Texas again this year. Again WELCOME
Larry and Donna

BullWhipBob
04-14-2012, 06:56 AM
Patrick and Beverly Neville. Put our names on the list, First time any rally. Who do I call or pay to make reservations?
Looking forward to see what this is all about

Hastey
04-14-2012, 03:57 PM
Patrick and Beverly Neville. Put our names on the list, First time any rally. Who do I call or pay to make reservations?
Looking forward to see what this is all about

Patrick and Beverly,

We will be happy to have you at our first rally and glad that you are coming. The chapter pres. Larry Keever will get you added to the list, as soon as he reads this. As far as paying, scroll to the very first post on this thread and all the reservation info is there. Just call the camp ground and tell them you are with the Oklahoma Chapter.

See you in a couple of weeks.

larryanddonnakeever
04-14-2012, 07:45 PM
Hi Patrick and Beverly, We would be pleased to have you at our first Rally... I sent you a private messsage. You can go to the #1 thread in this forum where all the information is. If you have a problem or any other questions get back to me. After you have registered let me know and I will add you to the list. We are going to have rally T-shirts too if you would like one for each of you let me know and I will give you the prices for them. You are alo welcome to join our chapter if you are not already in a chapter. Looking forward to meeting you'all.
Larry and Donna.

NittyGritty
04-17-2012, 04:34 PM
I am interested in the rally T-shirts! I need an X-Large Men's, and a large in Mens or if there are womens sizes I will need an X-Large instead. :D Haven't set it stone that we are attending rally but definitely want to get my order in for the shirts!

Tex2sum
04-21-2012, 07:13 PM
It was great meeting and talking with you two at Anchor Bay. Thanks for the info on the chapter, as well as the Thackerville rally. Brenda and I are seriously considering going as well as joining the chapter. We can hardly wait to join others like yourselves in the Heartland RV community.:cool:


Martin, Brenda & Mr. Dakota (the boxer)

larryanddonnakeever
04-21-2012, 10:09 PM
Martin and Brenda, Thanks for your interest in our Chapter and in our Rally. I would like to personally invite you to the Rally, and invite you to join The Oklahoma Chapter. We have a great group and always have room for other Heartland Owners who enjoy camping and having good fun and fellowship.. Again Welcome and feel free to contact me anytime I can help. Go to #1 thread for all the rally information and there is a place there to contact me too.

BullWhipBob
04-24-2012, 07:36 AM
Make reservations for 24 thru 27th 2 T shirts large. Looking forward to our first rally. Missed our TX rally. Wanted to take advantage of this one. Only 4 hrs away

Patrick @ Beverly

Hastey
04-24-2012, 07:49 AM
Make reservations for 24 thru 27th 2 T shirts large. Looking forward to our first rally. Missed our TX rally. Wanted to take advantage of this one. Only 4 hrs away

Patrick @ Beverly

Sweet! I think that makes 11 rigs.

larryanddonnakeever
04-24-2012, 08:02 AM
Patrick, Great. You will need to contact WinStar RV resort to register tell them that you are part of the Oklahoma Chapter Heartland Group. After you have registered I will add you to the list. Go to the #1 thread on this post for all the information. Great to have you on board.
Larry

Paul & Nan
04-24-2012, 07:15 PM
Wondering how early the rally rate applies. We were thinking of arriving Wed or Thurs, leaving Tues or Wed. We hate to travel on holiday times. Thanks for any info. Nan

Paul & Nan
04-24-2012, 07:31 PM
Just made our reservation arriving on Wed 5/23 for 7 nights. Looking forward to seeing OK and all the Heartland group. Nan

Hastey
04-25-2012, 09:39 AM
And another, I see that potluck spread getting bigger and bigger.

larryanddonnakeever
04-25-2012, 02:33 PM
Paul and Nan,
Welcome, most rigs are coming in on Wed. too the rate is good then. I will need your last name to add you to the list. Glad to have you attending our rally..
Larry
larrykeever@sbcglobal.net

pegmikef
04-27-2012, 12:17 PM
Hey, Larry, will you please make sure we are on the list. I just made our reservations for 24 thru 28, but they didn't give me a confirmation number or anything. Thanks, and we are looking forward to seeing everyone there. Mike and Peggy

larryanddonnakeever
04-30-2012, 02:03 PM
Mike and Peg, and Paul and Nan, I have added you to the list for the Oklahoma Chapter Rally glad to have you attending and looking forward to meeting you. I am having t-Shirts made for the rally if you would like to order yours send me an email and I will give you the cost. I still have time to add to my order.
larrykeever@sbcglobal.net

Paul & Nan
04-30-2012, 04:34 PM
Just saw your post about the last name, It is Paul and Nancy Lineen. We won't order shirts this time, the shirt drawer is overflowing. Nan

larryanddonnakeever
05-07-2012, 08:34 AM
Patrick and Beverly Neville are registered and added to the list for our rally welcome, and welcome to all our Texas friends and Texas members of the Oklahoma Chapter. You are making this a Fast growing Chapter and the making of a grand rally. We have 5 member rigs from Texas and we are pleased to have them in the Oklahoma Chapter. We are looking forward to having a Good rally and making a lot of new friends. Remember it is all of you who make a good chapter and good rallies by attending and participating in the activities. Thank You.
Larry and Donna

galee78
05-12-2012, 02:29 PM
Hey All,
It is with much regret that Annie and I are not going to make the Chapter Rally at Winstar.
I have been asked to be on a job in Washington State starting 5-21.
We hope you have a great time and we look forward to seeing you all soon.

Take care!

Terry H
05-12-2012, 03:13 PM
Hi Larry,

We made reservations for the Oklahoma Rally, Carol and I plan on arriving on Friday and leaving on Tuesday morning.
We are looking forward to the Rally!


Terry and Carol Hershberger

Tex2sum
05-12-2012, 07:37 PM
This is great looks like something special in the making. Brenda and I are really looking forward to meeting everyone. Nothing like good people, great food = great fun.

See U there!!

larryanddonnakeever
05-12-2012, 08:44 PM
I regret that Gary and Annie Lee will not be able to attend the rally. I wish them the best and safe travel to Washington state, and their job. Look forward to meeting you at another time. We have a new sign up to the rally. Terry and Carol Hershberger from Dallas, Tx. glad to have you'all attending. Looking forward to meeting you.

NittyGritty
05-14-2012, 11:01 AM
Hello there! I am trying to get registered! Guessing Wayne is out of the office today. But I hope to return by this afternoon to tell you we are registered and look forward to meeting everyone for our first Heartland RV Rally!

Hastey
05-14-2012, 09:15 PM
Glad to hear you are coming. Was there no one at the Windstar RV park to get you signed up? I just talked to one of the girls who works there and told her that I was with the OKHOC and there is a note or something in the computer.

larryanddonnakeever
05-15-2012, 04:59 AM
Great Angela, glad to have you and Johnathan signing up. Looking forward to meeting you. Anyone at the RV park can register you, just let them know you are with the Heartland Owners Group Oklahoma Chapter. See you there.
Larry

NittyGritty
05-15-2012, 11:03 AM
I spent the day yesterday off and on trying to call and reserve but no one ever answered the phone... ugh! But today I called back and we are in! We arrive on 24th and leave on the 28th! Johnathan and I are looking forward to meeting everyone!

Oh thanks for the phone call Larry! I just thought I should let you know it was received! :D

larryanddonnakeever
05-15-2012, 07:08 PM
Welcome to Angela and Johnathan Bonanno, they have signed up for the HOC Oklahoma Rally...

Terry H
05-22-2012, 02:59 PM
Hi Larry,

Had a good change of plans we will be arriving on Thursday afternoon instead of Friday afternoon.

larryanddonnakeever
05-22-2012, 08:16 PM
I have my BigHorn all packed and ready to pull out in the morning. Donna will be driving down tomorrow afternoon. I will be meeting the Tidballs south of Norman and travel down together. We are looking forward to this rally, it is going to be a great time for all. Looks like we are in for some good weather too. We are going to greet some old friends and meet some new ones. See you all there.. Larry and Donna.

jayc
05-22-2012, 08:19 PM
We got the last of our repairs made this afternoon, so first thing in the morning, we're northbound!!

Hastey
05-23-2012, 07:00 AM
Eating breakfast and going out to kick the tires. We will see you guys about 1400.

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WRIGHT ll
05-23-2012, 07:08 AM
Well, 7:00AM and I wish I was on the road already, but I have to wait for the DW to get off work. We'll be leaving here, Moore, OK, at about 4:00 pm. Anxious to see everybody again.

jbeletti
05-23-2012, 08:03 AM
Have a great Inaugural Oklahoma Heartland Owners Club Chapter Rally!

pegmikef
05-23-2012, 01:57 PM
Well we've got another grand daughter graduation in the AM (this time kindergarden, not college like a couple of weeks ago) so we'll be leaving right after graduation, but probably won't get there until late afternoon tomorrow. Looking forward to it.

Hastey
05-23-2012, 03:35 PM
We are here, set up and enjoying the Penguin II A/C we had installed in the front. Thinking about strolling over to the casino.


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larryanddonnakeever
05-23-2012, 10:22 PM
Wed nite and 7 rigs have already set up. Very windy and somewhat warm, but we are going to hav a great time.

NittyGritty
05-23-2012, 11:16 PM
we will be heading out in morning! See you all there! Tomorrow my daughter turns 18 and she will be joining us for the rally. I told her we wouuld take her to the casino!

Terry H
05-28-2012, 11:49 PM
Well, the last 4 trailers are still here at the RV park. We had a great time visiting all day. After dinner everyone played a wild and rowdy game of Chicken Foot, which I was the winner........No I did not cheat! Thank you Larry and Donna, I know everyone still here had a great time during the whole rally!

jimtoo
05-29-2012, 12:23 AM
Wish we could have made it to the first Oklahoma rally,,, but it was 7 days to early for us this year. I'll bet you had a great time.

Jim M

larryanddonnakeever
05-29-2012, 05:37 AM
Donna and I are back home from first Oklahoma Chapter Rally. WOW what a great fun time was had by all. I hope this is the first of many rallies we have with the interest and participation of everyone there. Every time there was an activity everyone was there ready to go.. Several people took lots of photos, I will be posting them several places. I have sent a report of our rally to Debbie for the news letter.. [watch for it] A special big THANKS to everyone that came to the rally, you are the ones that made it a success. We are already starting to plan for a fall rally, and looking ahead for next years spring rally. I hope you'all will send me any ideas you have for the rally.. After all it is your rally. Let's make the next one even better.. Thank You all !!!! Larry and Donna

jayc
05-29-2012, 06:46 AM
We made it to Kansas last night. We had a great time, good job Larry and Donna!

Hastey
05-29-2012, 07:09 AM
We had a GREAT time and are looking forward to the fall rally! Thank you Larry and Donna for all the hard work that you put into the preparation. If I can help you with anything in the future, let me know.

larryanddonnakeever
05-29-2012, 08:00 AM
Thanks Rex and Stacy, enjoyed having you'all there. Looking forward to the trip to Gillette,goig to be fun. I will be in touch

NittyGritty
05-29-2012, 02:54 PM
We have made it home safely! We had such a great time! Every single day was a total blast, every single one of you inspired me in some way or another. Thank you Larry & Donna, and Susan and all that made this rally so enjoyable! We cannot wait to see everyone again for another rally and we are really looking forward to Gillette!

Johnathan & Angela (Angela Posting)

WRIGHT ll
05-29-2012, 08:34 PM
Well, we made it home OK and finally got time to sit down and write a post here. We really had a great time and lots of fun and lots of laughs too. It was great to see everybody again. Larry and Donna, you did a really bang up job with the rally and thanks ever so much for all your hard work. We're eagerly looking forward to the fall rally too. The trip to Gillette should be fun also.

larryanddonnakeever
05-29-2012, 09:13 PM
We are so glad everyone has made it home safely. Thanks to all for the wonderful threads about the rally. The fact that everyone had such a good time is plenty of thanks. I too am ready for another rally. I am going to be checking on some sites for it. If anyone has some good suggestions send them to me. I am endebted to all of you for being there and participating in all the activities. That is what makes a good rally... If we share this with all our members they will want to be at the next one and get some others to come as well.. Plus all our friends from Texas. So let's all get ready for Gillette and enjoy that rally. We will be traveling with most of you and we will see the rest there.

larryanddonnakeever
05-29-2012, 09:29 PM
For anyone who saw the Etched Stickers on the back window of my coach and Jerry Magills, and Gary Tidballs and wanted the people to do it here it is...
Simply Etched Stickers
Customized Stickers
SimplyEtchedStickers.com
Lippy 352-650-9008 Billie 352-650-3976

They also make yard signs to sit by your coach.

TXBobcat
05-29-2012, 10:03 PM
Several people took lots of photos, I will be posting them several places.

Larry
I wish we could have been at the rally. Sounds like you all had a good one. We are in Greenwood NE and making our way to Lusk Wyo @ BJ's Rv park then to Gillette. See you there.

About the pictures, you can contact JB and make album in the Heartland Gallery. I posted a number from the rally in Rayford Crossing..

BC

pegmikef
05-30-2012, 05:30 PM
Super rally Larry and Donna! Worth every one of the three hundred miles we drove to attend. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and loved meeting and getting to know better all of the attendees. Thanks to all who helped make this rally so great. I know a lot of folks helped. I think my only disappointment was when our super ladder ball team was soundly beaten. Thanks all. Mike and Peggy

Paul & Nan
05-30-2012, 06:40 PM
Paul and I got home about 2 hours ago. As all have said, a wonderful time, great rally. Last night at WinStar was a nightmare though. Severe storms about every two hours all night long. Looking foreward to the next rally. Nan

NittyGritty
05-31-2012, 12:26 AM
Where should we post the pics? I have a few to add.