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Stewart "Start" Rhine

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Re: Finding the WW&F on Facebook
« Reply #465 on: August 12, 2017, 01:04:10 AM »
The 2018 WW&F calendars are in and will be for sale in the gift shop starting Saturday, August 12th.  The calendar features beautiful B&W and color photos by our own Stephen Hussar.  The price is $15 +tax.  Limited supply, get yours today.
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« Reply #466 on: August 14, 2017, 06:13:39 PM »
The first set of photos from the Annual Picnic, World War I weekend have been posted.  It was a super event with the re-enactors  encampment at Alna Center.

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« Reply #467 on: August 15, 2017, 01:05:43 AM »
Great pics and a great event.  Do they want to do it again next year?  As someone said earlier, let's plan to promote it further ahead of time.

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« Reply #468 on: August 15, 2017, 04:39:01 AM »
Members of the WWI group told us that they enjoyed setting up the camp and being part of the picnic weekend.  A number of them mentioned coming back next year, details would have to be worked out to give better notice.  2018 will be the 100th anniversary of the major part of WWI involvement for the U.S. so it would be nice to host another encampment.

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« Reply #469 on: August 15, 2017, 05:47:40 AM »
Hi Guys,

I have read a number of articles this past year that WWI seems to have become a largely "forgotten conflict."
 
It would seem then, that cooperative events like this most recent encampment are important for that reason alone - not to mention other equally valid ones - like interpreting the railroads being operated by the Government for the duration of the WWI.

Are there state-wide or region-wide organizations that would interested in making something like this an annual event?  Would they have vehicles like trucks or ... tanks?

I would be willing to assist with the planning and coordination.


Best Regards,
Glenn
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« Reply #470 on: August 16, 2017, 02:19:04 AM »
Check fb tonight for a special photo album from last weekend, we think you'll enjoy it.