August 2010

Time is moving very quickly and we have only a little over two weeks before the trek begins in Merimbula on the 21st August. Our first day will be a very busy one with lots of preparation, scrutineering and lots of information to be distributed at the trekkers briefing. To assist you all with your planning I have included in this update an overview of the first day. This document is also available online if you login.

9-12pm – -Trekkers Arrive
– Last minute Car preparations, Auction items to V2,
Show bag items to V2, Meet and greet
12.00pm – Officials Meeting
1 – 2pm – Show bags items
2pm – 3pm – Scrutineering
3.30pm – 5.00pm – trekkers briefing – Compulsory
5pm – 6pm – Church (Not of the Religious kind!)
7pm – Opening Dinner


Thank you to all who have deposited or sent cheques for donations and or their membership fees. Whilst our account is looking OK, we are still waiting on a considerable amount of membership fees. If possible could you please deposit this $$$ as soon as possible.

Please note

1. For cheques posted and or received after Wednesday 11th, these may not be deposited until the end of the trek – if you would like an immediate receipt please bring that cheque with you on the trek and give to me for receipting.

2. If for some reason you have not received a receipt for an amount deposited or cheque sent throughout the year – please see me on the trek and I will issue a receipt.


Show bag Merchandise – our show bags will be compiled between 9am and 12pm on Saturday 21st in the Black Dolphin Car park – please make sure you bring your show bags items to the Trek vans as early as possible. Volunteers to assist with this would be greatly appreciated – please see Bill (Mud Guts) or me in the morning.

1st Night Accommodation – don’t forget to book your accommodation for the Friday evening in Merimbula should you require it.
Auction Items – Please give these to Bill on Saturday in Merimbula.
Remember – Get you cars ready and don’t forget to bring your outfit for our “Mexican” Theme Night.

Don’t forget to VOTE prior to coming on the trek

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