NRG Current Events



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Marysville, California, 19 August 2017:
The next NRG Meeting will be on Saturday August 19 at 1:00 pm at the Museum of Forgotten Warriors. Some of the agenda items for discussion are: Camp Gridley, NRG Election and the Annual Audit & Inventory. Contact Floyd Jones (530) 673-9195
 
Check out these ongoing events:
 
 
 
Camp Gridley 2017
 
MILITARY VEHICLE SWAP MEET, DISPLAYS, CONVOYS, LIVING HISTORY, AND MORE
Tuesday 12 September thru Sunday 17 September, 2017
BUTTE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
199 E. Hazel St. Gridley, California,
DIFFERENT MONTH, DAYS, CAMPSITE AND ENTRANCE
Enter on East Gridley Road Gate next to Fire Station
YOUR FAVORITE EVENTS!
PARTICIPATION IS FREE - SWAP MEET AND VENDOR SALES ALL WEEK
Tuesday 12 September: MOVE IN AND SET UP CAMP
Wednesday 13 September: ROAD TRIP EVENT: Convoy less traveled roads - BYO snacks or lunch and beverage. Line up at 1100.
Thursday 14 September: OFF-ROAD DRIVING CHALLENGE: Convoy to the Clay Pits OHV Park and Range to navigate trails and hills and view a display of classic firearms - BYO snacks or lunch and beverage. Line up at 1100.
Friday 15 September: BIG CONVOY DAY: Drive scenic back roads to visit nature preserves, historic sites. Lunch stop at a drive-in. Line up at 1100.
Saturday 16 September: LIVING HISTORY DAY: Your vehicle and display will be open to the public 1100 to 1500. All veterans are invited with special attention to WWII veterans. Vehicle Pass-In-Review at 1400. CATERED DINNER at 1600, Cost $10.00, BYO beverage. Awards at 1700.
Sunday 17 September: BREAK CAMP AND MOVE OUT
 
Tent Sites Cost Only $15.00 Per Night
SAME CLEAN RESTROOMS AND SHOWER FACILITIES
Full Hookup Sites Cost Only $30.00 Per Night
DIFFERENT CAMPSITE AREA WITH WATER AND ELECTRICITY AT EACH SITE
No reservation required. Come whenever. Stay one or more nights.
Payment due at arrival.
Vendors Contact Chuck at 530-520-8403
OFF-SITE ACCOMODATIONS
Consider the Gridley Inn and RV Park 530-846-4520
For more information contact Floyd Jones, NRG President
530-673-9195 or nrg-news@comcast.net
 
Hosted by the Northern Recon Group
Military Vehicle Restorers and Collectors an Affiliate of the Military Vehicle Preservation Association
 
Gridley, California, 12-17 September 2017: The NORTHERN RECON GROUP sponsors Camp Gridley. New Entrance and Camping Areas! FREE Admittance and FREE Parking for all day visitors! Look for Military Vehicle Vendors, Swap Meet, the NRG Flotilla (LCVP, Floater Weasel, DUKWs, and more), Aircraft Displays, Living History Displays, Historic Firearms Displays, Convoys, Clay Pits Off-Road Driving, Evening Entertainment/Movies and much more. Start making your plans to attend! Contact Floyd Jones nrg-news@comcast.net or (530) 673-9195.
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Northern California-Shasta County, 23-24 September 2017: The NORTHERN RECON GROUP supports the 2nd Annual Military History & Combat Vehicle Show Sept 23rd & 24th One block south of Win-River Casino Redding Highway 273 9:30 - 4pm Sat & Sunday. All military vehicle entrants free! Military static displays and vendors free! Sponsored by Northern California Veterans Association. Contact us at "mountainmilitary@icloud.com or Show Coordinator Jerry Grochowski at 530 739-2562 Gun Raffles, Helicopter Rides Gov' t Helicopter Fly-In & Demonstrations. RC Combat Flying Exhibitions, Weapon Displays Good Food & Drink and much more. Free Parking! Northern Recon Group and MVPA affiliated. All participants are asked to Contact us for space and reservation.
 
Lodi, California, 19-24 September 2017: The NORTHERN RECON GROUP supports the Fall Meet. Second largest MV gathering and swap meet in the West. Location Tower Park www.mvccnews.net or contact: MVCC Wagon Master Jo-Ann Lesser; (408) 238-8277 or mamalesser@yahoo.com
 
Lincoln, California, 13 October 2017: The NORTHERN RECON GROUP supports the CHP Officer Bryan Konvalin Memorial Trap Tournament October 2017. The Northern Recon Group has been invited to participate with the CHP Officer Bryan Konvalin Memorial Trap Tournament in Lincoln, California October 2017. This event is a fundraiser for the Yuba-Sutter #285 CHP Squad Club. Contact Floyd Jones nrg-news@comcast.net or (530) 673-9195.
 
Fresno, California, 11 November 2017: The NORTHERN RECON GROUP supports the annual Veterans Day Parade and Activities in Fresno. Please contact George Smith at (559) 251-0656.
 
Marysville, California, 11 November 2017: The NORTHERN RECON GROUP supports the annual Veterans Day Parade and Activities in Marysville. On 11 NOV will be the same plan as in years past! (Since 1999) Line up on 8th Street from 0900-1100 and parade starts at 1100. Immediately following the parade we will convoy over for a display of our vehicles at the American Legion Post 807 of Linda will have a low cost BBQ lunch and fundraiser for Yountville Veterans Hospital immediately following the parade. Please contact as many local veterans and let them know about this event. Please contact Cary Simpson at (530) 701-5141 or clylesimpson@aol.com
 
Oroville, California, TBD November 2017: The NORTHERN RECON GROUP sponsors a Military Vehicle Display at Feather Falls Casino. All vehicles should be in place by 13:30 hrs. Vehicles will be on display from 12:00 to 18:00 hrs. If you are planning to display a vehicle please contact me with the following information, what you will display, and the number of people with your vehicle and will you need a room. The Casino will provide Lunch and Dinner for all members in attendance. Contact Floyd Jones at (530) 673-9195 email: fwj1946@aol.com
 
TBD, California, 04 December 2017: The NORTHERN RECON GROUP sponsors the Annual NRG Christmas Party in TBD, CA. NRG Meeting and Party starts at 1:00 pm. Come join us for an afternoon of fun and a YEAR OF REVIEW of the NRG events: vehicle displays, re-enactors, convoys, historic firearms displays, equipment displays, off road driving, amphibious vehicle rides, Non-profit group donations, and fun that the NRG supported in 2017. Attendees please bring a gift marked male or female for a gift exchange. For more information contact: nrg-news@comcast.net or Floyd Jones at (530) 673-9195
 
TBD, California, 13 January 2018: The NORTHERN RECON GROUP conducts a CHANGE OF COMMAND in TBD, CA. The Change of Command starts at 1:00 pm. For more information contact: nrg-news@comcast.net or Floyd Jones at (530) 673-9195
 
Sutter, California, April 2018: The NORTHERN RECON GROUP supports the Fifth Annual TRUCK SHOW in Sutter at the Sutter Union High School. $50 per Power Unit with event t-shirt included, $5 public admission, with 100% of proceeds going directly to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Gates open at 7 AM Contact nrg-news@comcast.net  for more information or Robert Mack 530-415-5987.
 
Petaluma, California, April 2018: The NORTHERN RECON GROUP supports the Spring Meet Petaluma. **There will be limited day visitors parking. Day visitors will be charged $8.00 per person/day. Wristbands should be on your person at all times. Contact: MVCC Wagon Master Jo-Ann Lesser; (408) 238-8277 or mamalesser@yahoo.com
 
Oroville, California, May 2018: The NORTHERN RECON GROUP supports a Military Vehicle Display at Feather Falls Casino. All vehicles should be in place by 1600 hrs./4 PM on  00 May 2018. Vehicles will be on display again on 00 May from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. If you are planning to display a vehicle please contact me with the following information; what you will display, and the number of people with your vehicle and will you need a room. The Casino will provide Lunch and Dinner for all members in attendance. Contact Floyd Jones at (530) 673-9195 email: fwj1946@aol.com
 
Durham, California, May 2018: The NORTHERN RECON GROUP supports the Durham May Picnic in Durham. Contact nrg-news@comcast.net  for more information.
 
Healdsburg, California, May 2018: NRG NORTH BAY MILITARY VEHICLE CLUB supports the Healdsburg Parade scheduled for Thursday, May 00th. Your leader will be Steve Lash. Meet him at 5:00 at the Crickelwood Restaurant in Larkfield. The group will leave at 5:15 and proceed on to Healdsburg. We will form up at the same location we have formed up before. If you have any questions call Steve at 707-579-5924. Let’s have a good turnout.
 
Sonoma, California, May 2018: NRG NORTH BAY MILITARY VEHICLE CLUB supports the Veterans Appreciation Day at Montgomery Village 11-3P, SUNDAY, May 00th Montgomery Village, & Wine Country Radio have partnered to create an event in honor of our servicemen, both past and present. Your vehicle has been chosen to display at the event, in or near Centre Court. This event will be supported by a high frequency radio advertising campaign, as well as print ads in The Press Democrat. Registered participants will also receive gift certificates from Montgomery Village as a “Thank You” for participating. Please confirm that you can join us by filling out a required form and sending back via fax or e-mail. Yes! I will bring my vehicle for display on Veterans Appreciation Day I will be on site no later than 9am and will display my vehicle until load out after 3pm. Please fill out and fax or e-mail, Kelly at (FAX) 707-588-0777 or email kelly@winecountryradio.net, Questions? Call Kelly Rae at 707-588-0707 x122
 
Louisville, Kentucky, 14-16 June 2018: The 43rd Annual Military Vehicle Preservation Association Military Vehicle Convention and Show will be held in Louisville, Kentucky! Pre-registration is only open to MVPA members and guests, and is highly encouraged for this year’s event (as it is every year) to save you time and money. Onsite registration increases at the door. After the event opens to the public there will be no registrations taken by the MVPA, and NO parking passes will be sold on site. At that time everyone who is NOT registered will have to pay and enter as public.
 
United Kingdom, July 2018: 36th Anniversary of the War and Peace Revival, The world’s largest military history event with historic military vehicles, re-enactment displays, 1940s style entertainment, and stalls of wartime memorabilia are all part of this historic event. It now has a new location down at ex-RAF Westenhangar near Folkestone, Kent, close to the Chunnel entrance. See website: http://www.thewarandpeacerevival.co.uk/

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