Sunday June 18th the trailer that will
carry our stuff to spring opener will be staged
at Uncle Sam's in the back at about noon and
there till 9pm Monday night June 19th. If you have something you want
hauled up have it there before 8:45pm on Monday.
Make sure to label everything with your name and
phone number. After the Spring Opener, make sure
you retrieve your stuff by Monday June 26th.
Some of us are going to Spring Opener on
Tuesday June 20th and will secure our area main
If you'd like to ride up with the group going
on the 20th, we will leave the parking lot at
Shari's on Canyon Road/512 at 9am.
Our destination is exit 70 off of I-90.
Silver Ridge Campgrounds in Easton WA. The
website has a map of the campground.
My motor home will be parked in RV site 15
just before you head down the hill in the
campground. The sites we're going to try to get
for the chapter are T2 through T16 across from
the bathrooms. This is where we have been the
last few years. We should be able to rope them
off Wednesday night after the owners do their
walk-through. We will be setting up the kitchen
and bar in the main campsite on Tuesday and you
should be able to see our chapter banner. Remember this area is subject
to mountain weather. It gets cold at night.
Bring warm sleeping gear.
The poker run is Friday morning at 10am,
meeting at the Turtle Lounge up (the bar where
the gas station is outside the campground).
Turtle Lounge will have a breakfast special
for us. This is where you'll pay your entry $10
for 1 hand, $15 for 2 hands.
There will be four more stops.
A little over a 100 miles of country back
roads, very little freeway travel.
At the last stop extra cards can be purchased
for $1 each, up to a limit of 3 (throw away up
to 3 cards in your hand).
They are serious about no animals this
year. Please don't bring them unless they are
If you have questions my cell number is
(253)223-5393. Text messages are best, cell
service is uncertain in spots.
Remember, the Spring Opener also serves as
our June Social and agenda meeting.
Let's have a great time! Billy DE
mailing address is:
Spanaway Chapter of ABATE of Washington
PO Box 154