INFORMATION ON O'LENO BELOW
PLEASE READ AND RESPOND TO MARY CHESNUT OR MARILYN SCOTT
We had a wonderful time at the Camporee, Fabulous 50’s dance last weekend at
Wekiva Falls RV Resort.
We had approximately 60 rigs, 13 squares on the dance floor & many round
Thank you to all the callers & cuers for a wonderful weekend.
We started off on Thursday evening with the poodle shirts for the ladies &
jeans & white T’s for the men.
We had ice cream social for the after party with home made hot fudge &
Friday morning we started out at 6:45 with 8 golfers for a Captains Choice
golf tournament between two excellent teams.
Of course we won with one over par, it’s the only way I will ever play par
Just to watch these guys hit the ball was well worth getting up at 6:00 AM.
Friday night we filled the Cracker Barrel with loads of square dancers.
Friday night we wore our State Colors, it was a beautiful sight of Orange &
For the after party we had root beer floats.
Saturday morning we had our usual tables with books, purses made of men’s
ties, lots of clothing, etc for sale.
We had 39 ladies enjoying the bracelet they made.
At 11 AM everyone came out for the pet parade.
This was the 1st year for a pet parade and everyone enjoyed watching the
dogs strut their stuff.
A picture of the winners is attached.
Next we all went inside for some air conditioning & a hot dog lunch.
We couldn’t have packed anything more into the morning.
The callers & cuers held a workshop in the afternoon.
We had a group of ladies help update the photo albums of the past few years
& we displayed the albums for everyone to see.
Saturday night we had a Square Wheels/Gypsy’s picture taken on the steps to
thanks to Gail LaRue for organizing this. She is one talented
Saturday night we wore our club colors for the Grand March. It was
We had as many as 13 squares dancing with everyone smiling.
For the after party we had popcorn & a blast from the past with all the old
Gail LaRue (the expert) & I made a movie with the old photo albums.
Everyone enjoyed seeing the old & new pictures.
Sunday morning we had breakfast & a church service & most departed to home.
We had 42 early reservations for next years Camporee in Bushnell for a
What a wonderful weekend, now I can’t wait till next year’s Camporee.
A FEW REMINDERS
Roger Tipps was taking reservations for the International Camporee in
Pride, Maggie Valley, NC.
I believe he has taken 60+ reservations already.
Pride RV Resort can hold the 1st -100 camper reservations (you will camp
with your Chapter).
The overflow campers will camp next door with a walk way between the 2
There are park models available at Pride should you wish not to bring your
MARK YOUR CALENDERS 11/1-11/3/2013
OCTOBER 25, 2013
If you have not completed a reservation form for the dance part of
please do so by October 25 or contact Mary Chesnut
352-214-5880 cell or 352-475-2550 or email Mary at
If you have not made your reservation for camping yet,
please do so by contacting Reserve America as soon as possible (this is for
your camp site only at O’Leno).
If O’Leno is full there is another camp ground EZ Stop at the exit to
Ellisville on I-75.
Take route 41 West off I-75, you will need a vehicle to come to the dance.
You must let the camp ground know you are with the Square Wheels or Gypsy’s
so you will not be charged.
If you have been a member & worked a prior year the cost is $30.00 per
couple for the entire weekend,
if this is your 1st year as a Square Wheel or Gypsy member attending the
cost is $35.00 per person,
this covers the cost of meals & dancing for the entire weekend.
We will have a Pot Luck Dinner Friday evening, all are welcome,
just bring your favorite dish to share + utensils & plates.
All members are asked to bring a snack or finger food for both Friday &
Saturday night dances.
Saturday we will have a hot dog/hamburger lunch for $1.00 per item.
Breakfast is provided on Sunday morning.
Listed below are the names of those who have signed up to help out.
If your name is not appear on the list below please respond immediately to
this email or contact Mary,
just because you have a camp site does not mean we know you are coming.
Likewise, if you are on the list, and are not coming please let us know you
are not coming.
Aaron & Donna Adams
Gary & Dianne Harrell
& Nancy Brown
& Faye Wright
& Bobby Calton
& Mary Chesnut
& Marie Teschko
& Mary Burzo
Walter & Jeannette Cry
Dexter & Fay Beals
& Ann Dunsworth
& Marilyn Scott
& Judi Corbet
& Sharon Fields
George & Alicia King
& Carolyn Uber
& Gail LaRue
W e have the following bringing cakes for Saturday nights dance.
November 15 & 16th
Poinsettia Ball, Fall Festival
Palms Presbyterian Church
3410 3rd Street So.
Jacksonville Beach, FL
Camping at Hanna Park, Jacksonville, FL
Gypsy’s host their annual Christmas campout at Lake Oklawaha RV resort.
You won’t want to miss the Christmas Parade in Hog Valley.
Save the date for the Square Wheels Christmas Party.
Bill & Mary Chesnut, 352-214-5880
Paul & Marilyn Scott, 904-264-9392