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Lane
02-14-2017, 09:57 PM
757 North 3029th Road, Utica, IL 61373

Venue:
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Hickory Hollow Campground
757 North 3029th Road
Utica, IL 61373
Sandy 815-667-4996
www.hickoryhollowcg.com (http://www.hickoryhollowcg.com)
Pets ok?: YES
Golf carts allowed?: No
Golf Cart restrictions?:
Golf Cart fees?:


Details:
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From: 8/4/2017 to: 8/6/2017
Number of sites held: 18
Register by end of day 6/18/2017
Site fee: $40 per night.
Club Member Event fee:
Non-Club Member fee: 20
Potluck: Yes
Potluck date:
Potluck time:


Contact:
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Event Leader: Lane(click to contact) (https://heartlandowners.org/private.php?do=newpm&u=18047)


Additional Info:
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Elaine and I have been checking out campgrounds all over Illinois. We are going to have the 2017 Illinois Rally at Hickory Hollow Campground in Utica Illinois.

Local attraction in the area includes Starved Rock State Park-- Located on the Illinois River bluff, one of Illinois most beautiful destinations.

This campground is expected to be full during the month of August, we have 18 sites reserved until 45 days before the rally, they will then go back to the campground. After that they will try and place you as close to the group as possible.


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Attendees:

1. Paul and Elaine Schmidt 08/02-8/6

2. Jan and Cathy Daniels 07/31 ?

3. Bernie and Judi VerHey

4. Dave and Mary Hromek 08/1-8/6

5. Clarence and Jackie Miller

6. Jon and Patti Holbert 07/30-8/6

7. Ken & Kathy Strong 08/04-8/6

8. David & Shel Lippe +3

9. Jack & Sharen Thompson 8/3-8/6

10. Mike & Suzanna Markus 8/4-8/6

11. Terry & Carol Hershberger 7/31-8/7

12. Jeff & Nanci Gittelman 8/2-8/6

13. Vic & Diana Abelson 8/3-8/6

14. Michael & Dawn Dumas +1 8/4-8/6

15. Gary & Marilyn Warren

16. Dale & Janet Kilgore


Attendees for the I&M Canal Trip--

1. Paul & Elaine

2. Dave & Mary

3. Kenny & Kathy

4. Clarence & Jackie

5. Bernie & Judi

6. Jon & Patti

7. Vic & Diana

8. Jeff & Nanci

9. David & Shel plus 3

10. Terry & Carol

11. Michael & Dawn plus 1

12. Gary & Marilyn

13. Mike & Suzanna

14. Jack & Sharen

15. Dale & Janet

16. Jan & Cathy

katkens-DW
02-14-2017, 10:27 PM
Paul you need to fix the pets are allowed you have no and I checked the site and it says they are . This might make people not want to come if they think they can't bring them.

cdaniels
02-21-2017, 04:07 PM
Hey, Paul and Elaine. Count us in. We haven't yet decided when we will arrive. Right now we are thinking about Monday 7/31. Looking forward to seeing everyone.

happykraut
02-25-2017, 09:07 AM
Judi and I will be there.

cookie
02-25-2017, 09:29 AM
We plan to attend although I have not called the CG yet.
It'll be a straight shot north to the WI Rally.

Peace
Dave

happykraut
02-25-2017, 09:40 AM
We plan to attend although I have not called the CG yet.
It'll be a straight shot north to the WI Rally.

Peace
Dave181mi from CG to CG.

Lane
02-26-2017, 09:28 PM
The campground is closed for the winter and will re-open April 1. You can call Sandy anytime and leave a message or call on a Wednesday or Friday between 10 & 12 she will be there. -

cemill
02-27-2017, 03:47 PM
Jackie and I will be there
We are thinking about going from there to Wisconsin rally.
Will register with campground first part of April.

katkens-DW
02-27-2017, 05:55 PM
We will not be able to come it is a 5 hour drive and Kenny has a treatment on Thursday . To far to drive back and forth but we are thinking about the Wi. Rally . he has treatments every other week.

Silverado23
02-28-2017, 12:25 AM
Looks like you picked a great location for a Rally. We will try to attend.

cookie
03-01-2017, 12:51 PM
Just called Hickory Hollow and left a message.
Plan to arrive 8-1 and depart on 8-6 then head straight north to the Wisconsin Rally.

Peace
Dave

cookie
03-02-2017, 11:40 AM
Just got my call back from the campground and we are reserved to arrive on August 1st. Site G-7

Peace
Dave

jnbhobe
03-07-2017, 11:39 AM
We are reserved coming in July 30th till August 6th didn't get a site number but we will be there going to Wisconsin from there and then Ohio

cookie
03-07-2017, 01:07 PM
There goes the neighborhood.

Peace
Dave

jnbhobe
03-07-2017, 01:13 PM
Got that right, they won't even park me by you

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katkens-DW
03-07-2017, 06:41 PM
Kenny and I were thinking about coming in on AUG 4 and leave on the 6 then do WI rally. He has a treatment on the 3 so we have to wait till that is over.

Lane
03-07-2017, 09:35 PM
Great to see Heartlanders signing up for the Illinois rally! For those who haven't reserved a spot yet, the campground is closed until April 1st, but you can leave a message for Sandy and she will return your call. We plan to post more soon.

katkens-DW
03-08-2017, 12:15 PM
Don't feel bad Jon she wouldn't give me a site number either !! LOL!!

Herbiesrig
04-18-2017, 09:37 AM
Paul and Elaine
Dan and Karen Halvorsen made reservations for your rally.
Arrive August 2nd Leave August 6th Site: G2

Looking forward to Rally Season

Silverado23
04-27-2017, 05:01 PM
Are there still sites available for this rally?

Lane
04-27-2017, 08:59 PM
David,

There should be sites available, I will be calling the campground in the morning and will let you know.

Lane
05-01-2017, 12:09 PM
I checked with the campground and there are still plenty of sites available for the Illinois Rally-

Mikemm62
05-08-2017, 11:17 AM
Well Paul and Elaine,,, as of now we will plan on arriving Friday,,,, we will chase Ken and Kathy in the right direction... look forward to seeing everyone... well almost...;)

Mike & Suzanne Markus

Lane
05-11-2017, 12:38 PM
Great Mike--will add you to the list.

Silverado23
05-24-2017, 02:30 PM
I checked with the campground and there are still plenty of sites available for the Illinois Rally-

Thanks for checking on availability.I got my reservations made.

Terry H
06-01-2017, 10:54 AM
The Hershbergers will be at the Rally. Arriving 7/31/2017 and Departing 8/7/2017.

Lane
06-02-2017, 06:47 AM
Looking forward to meeting you Terry & Carol--I will add you to the list--

Lane
06-02-2017, 11:07 PM
We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to join us at the 2017 Illinois Rally at Hickory Hollow Campground in Utica, August 4th - 6th. Sites are still available, but our group sites will only be reserved until 6/18/17. After that, we cannot guarantee that a site will be available as Hickory Hollow is a popular campground that fills up quickly. Unfortunately, this will be the final season for Hickory Hollow as the owner has sold the property to a sand company. However,the campground is operating with business as usual through the 2017 camping season. We think you all would enjoy this campground and the surrounding area. Nearby scenic Starved Rock State Park is one of the most popular state parks in Illinois. The surrounding Utica/LaSalle/Ottawa community is full of friendly folk and historical attractions, interesting shops and good food.

If you decide to join us for the Illinois Rally, please contact Hickory Hollow Campground at 815-667-4996 as soon as possible to reserve your site. We hope to see you in August!

http://hickoryhollowcg.com/
http://www.enjoylasallecounty.com/

jrabelson
06-20-2017, 08:03 PM
We have made reservations at Hickory Hollow for the rally. We will be arriving on the 3rd. Please add us to your list.
Vic & Diana Abelson, Minnesota Heartlanders

Lane
07-11-2017, 09:16 AM
Looks like we have a great group of Heartland Members attending the Illinois Rally. I have updated the list, if your name is not on the list let me know.
We have the agenda just about done including a trip on the I&M Canal Boat and a chance to fly RC Airplanes. Along with food and time to enjoy the area.

If you would like to join us, call the campground as soon a possible for reservations. this campground is expected to be full for the weekend.

Lane
07-12-2017, 09:46 PM
Hello to all who've signed up to participate in the 2017 Illinois HOC Rally in Utica. We've been working on an agenda - Here are the highlights:


Thursday, August 3rd: Pre-Rally outing at a local restaurant (to be determined).


Friday, August 4th :Donuts at 7 A.M.;
At 9 AM, Outing to a local flying field at Mattheissen State Park for those interested in a short demonstration of RC airplane flying and a “try to fly”opportunity using a buddy box system. This demo is courtesy of HOC member Jeff Gittleman.
Friday afternoon: On your own for lunch, local sites, or sampling/tasting at August Hill Winery.
Friday evening: Campfire,snacks


Saturday, August 5th:Leave at 9 AM for the 10 AM, guided mule pulled boat ride down the historic I & M Canal. Heartland Owner's Club will be paying for a portion of the cost of the tickets, but we will need participants to pay $10 each for this ride. We will need a head count of those who plan to participate in this activity by Thursday, July 27th.Currently we have tickets reserved for each of you who have signed up for the rally, but of course, participation is optional. You may pay us at the rally.


Saturday Evening: Potluck,Meat will be provided, Attendance prizes


Sunday morning: Farewells


Can't wait to see you there!


Paul & Elaine Schmidt

cookie
07-12-2017, 10:02 PM
Count our heads in for the mule pull.

Peace
Dave

Lane
07-12-2017, 10:04 PM
I have you on the list Dave.


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katkens-DW
07-13-2017, 07:31 AM
Count us in too !

Lane
07-13-2017, 08:00 AM
Thank you Kathy, I will add you and Kenny to the list.

cemill
07-13-2017, 08:30 AM
Count Jackie and Me in for the I&M canal boat ride.

Lane
07-13-2017, 08:51 AM
Thank you Clarence, you are on the list-

happykraut
07-13-2017, 09:05 AM
Put us in for two.

Lane
07-13-2017, 09:09 AM
You are on the list Bernie--Thank You

jnbhobe
07-13-2017, 10:39 AM
CAN I come TOO !!!!!! and I'll bring Patti

Lane
07-13-2017, 12:15 PM
Yes you can jon and bring patti--will add you to the list-

jrabelson
07-13-2017, 12:28 PM
Vic & Diana would like to be on the boat. Please add us.

Lane
07-13-2017, 12:32 PM
You have been added to the list Vic & Diana. See you in three weeks.

Lane
07-14-2017, 04:47 PM
Received message that Jeff & Nanci are "onboard" with us on the boat ride.

Lane
07-17-2017, 09:10 AM
Received a message David & Shel plus his family will join us on the I&M Canal boat ride. You have been added to the list.

- - - Updated - - -

I talked with Hickory Hollow Campground on Sunday 07/16/17, they only have maybe two spots still available in the campground for the rally weekend. If you are still thinking of joining us at the Illinois Rally, call them as soon as possible.

Silverado23
07-17-2017, 10:34 AM
Here is a link that describes the the I&M canal boat tour.
http://www.lasallecanalboat.org/

Terry H
07-17-2017, 06:20 PM
Put on the list for the boat ride.

Lane
07-17-2017, 09:52 PM
You are on the list Terry.


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Herbiesrig
07-19-2017, 07:49 AM
Paul and Elaine, I am so sorry, but we are going to have to cancel out your campout. As you know Dan has some serious medical issues, both of his hips are shot and needs to be replaced. He sees the surgeon on the 28th of July and then we know from there what will be happening.
It sounds like it is going to be alot of fun. How exciting about the boat ride, hope that you take pictures and post on Heartland..
Thank You for making a fun campout. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.. We will miss everyone.

Lane
07-19-2017, 10:49 PM
Paul and Elaine, I am so sorry, but we are going to have to cancel out your campout. As you know Dan has some serious medical issues, both of his hips are shot and needs to be replaced. He sees the surgeon on the 28th of July and then we know from there what will be happening.
It sounds like it is going to be alot of fun. How exciting about the boat ride, hope that you take pictures and post on Heartland..
Thank You for making a fun campout. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.. We will miss everyone.

So sorry you and Dan won't be able to join us, but we understand the need to take care of Dan first. We will be thinking of you both and wishing the best for Dan's treatment for his hips. Yes, we plan to take photos, including the mule pulled boat ride, and post them on the forum.

Lane
07-20-2017, 04:55 PM
There is still time to sign up for the Illinois Rally in August. Call the campground as soon as possible for reservations. I will be calling in the tickets for the canal trip on Thursday 7/27/17. Please let me know if you plan to go on the boat ride.
Would like to welcome Michael & Dawn Dumas, and son Maxwell to the rally--(First One)

jnbhobe
07-23-2017, 06:46 PM
This will be my first rally too.

katkens
07-23-2017, 06:48 PM
This will be my first rally too.
Sure ,right and chickens have lips.

jnbhobe
07-23-2017, 06:52 PM
First one in Utica !!!!!

cookie
07-23-2017, 07:01 PM
Really??? Chickens have lips?
I knew that.

Peace
Dave

happykraut
07-24-2017, 11:33 AM
Sure ,right and chickens have lips.They're right behind the hens teeth.

Lane
07-25-2017, 02:36 PM
Received word that Dale & Janet Kilgore have signed up with the campground and will attend the rally and canal ride.

cdaniels
07-25-2017, 03:44 PM
Count us in too on the boat ride!!!

Lane
07-25-2017, 03:55 PM
I have you down for the boat ride-Jan & Cathy.

Herbiesrig
08-03-2017, 06:06 AM
Dan and I regret that we will not be attending the Illinois Rally this year due to Dan's health issues. He will be going in for a total right hip replacement.
There will be another total hip replacement after the right hip is healed. We will miss everyone and will be thinking of all the fun everyone is having. Thank You Paul and Elaine.

Dan and Karen Halvorsen
North Central Region Director

happykraut
08-03-2017, 06:12 AM
Dan good luck on your surgery. Judi and I will be praying for a speedy recovery.

Lane
09-26-2017, 12:28 PM
Elaine & I would like to thank all who attended the Illinois Rally 2017 in Utica. We hope it was enjoyable to all.
Special thanks to Jeff Gittelman for the R/C Airplane demo.

We delivered 26 children books, 6 crocheted hats and $150 in donations to Stacey Skrysak of the Triple Heart Foundation for the Heartland Gives Back Program--Thank You!!

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