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Old 06-29-2006, 03:39 AM   #1
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No. 76: Charlotte/Concord

Lowe's Motor Speedway hosts several large NASCAR races each year, but motorhomes will be the main attractions "” and FMCA members the drivers "” during the association's 76th International Convention. The Speedway is located in Concord, N.C., a few miles north of Charlotte.

Family Motor Coach Association is pleased to announce the dates for FMCA's 76th International Convention to be held at the Lowe's Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina. The dates for this event will be August 14, 15, 16, & 17, 2006, with parking days beginning Saturday, August 12, 2006.

FMCA members will be treated to true Southern hospitality as they converge upon Charlotte, "the New Accent of the South."¯ Charlotte is home to exquisite dining, irresistible shopping, and intriguing history. Did we also mention racing? Lowe's Motor Speedway is host to many NASCAR events, including the Coca-Cola 600, Charlotte 300, Carquest Auto Parts 300, and the Infineon 200 – NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series.

Family Motor Coach Association is an international organization for people who own and enjoy the recreational use of motorized, self-contained recreation vehicles known as motorhomes. The organization's national office is located in Cincinnati, Ohio, and can be reached toll-free by calling 1-800-543-3622. FMCA is the foremost association dedicated to the promotion of the motorhome lifestyle.
We look forward to seeing you at FMCA's 76th International Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina!

Here is the list of seminars that will be given at the International Rally:

Updated June 28, 2006

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Welcome To The Patch

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Easy Quilts To Leave Behind
Every RVer Needs A Blog!
Everyone Can Make A Difference
Fire & Life Safety In Your RV
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FMCA Chapter Secretary's And Treasurer's Forum
FMCA National Headquarters Support For Chapters And Area Organizations
Full-Timing
Get Away, Stay Connected With Wi-Fi
Governmental & Legislative Affairs And RV Friendly Signage
Guns & RVs
Health Considerations For Hypertension, Diabetes, And Coronary Heart Disease
Honey, Let's Clean The RV
How To Maximize Your Travel Wardrobe
Insurance & Risk Management Seminar For FMCA Leaders
Is Someone Running Away With Your Identity?
Joe Gibbs Racing
Knee Health
Making A Difference Through Habitat For Humanity®
Managing Digital Photos With Picasa
MEDEX "” The Travel Program That Provides Travel Assistance, Emergency Evacuation, And Repatriation
Mexico's Copper Canyon By Piggyback Train
Microfiber: Changing The Way The World Cleans
Microwave-Convection Cooking "” Beginner ABCs For GE (Including Advantium) Oven Owners
Microwave-Convection Cooking "” Beginner ABCs For Sharp Oven Owners
Microwave-Convection Cooking-On-The-Go
Ministering At NASCAR Events
Morning Devotions
Motorsports Art & Design
Non-denominational Service At The Dirt Track Stage
On-Road Quilters
Orientation For First-Time Attendees
Personal Defense: Pepper Spray Training
Personal Safety For RVers
Practice Safe Computing
Quilting Is Fun & Easy
Richard Petty Driving School
Roadway Express Sharing The Road
Roman Catholic Mass
RV Electrical Circuits "” A Layman's Course
RV Safe Driving Course, Session 1
RV Safe Driving Course, Session 2
RVing With A Purpose
Safety-Related Alarm Systems For Recreational Vehicles
Selecting The Right Motorhome For YOUR Needs
Shoulder Health
Sudden Cardiac Arrest And The Use Of The AED
The Perfect Alaska RV Adventure: One-Half By Land/One-Half By Sea
There Is A Part For You In Our Show At The Walt Disney World Resort
Traveling South & North Of The Border
Using Your IRA To Enhance Your RV Lifestyle
What You Should Know About Windshield Repair
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Old 06-29-2006, 03:39 AM   #2
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No. 76: Charlotte/Concord

Lowe's Motor Speedway hosts several large NASCAR races each year, but motorhomes will be the main attractions "” and FMCA members the drivers "” during the association's 76th International Convention. The Speedway is located in Concord, N.C., a few miles north of Charlotte.

Family Motor Coach Association is pleased to announce the dates for FMCA's 76th International Convention to be held at the Lowe's Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina. The dates for this event will be August 14, 15, 16, & 17, 2006, with parking days beginning Saturday, August 12, 2006.

FMCA members will be treated to true Southern hospitality as they converge upon Charlotte, "the New Accent of the South."¯ Charlotte is home to exquisite dining, irresistible shopping, and intriguing history. Did we also mention racing? Lowe's Motor Speedway is host to many NASCAR events, including the Coca-Cola 600, Charlotte 300, Carquest Auto Parts 300, and the Infineon 200 – NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series.

Family Motor Coach Association is an international organization for people who own and enjoy the recreational use of motorized, self-contained recreation vehicles known as motorhomes. The organization's national office is located in Cincinnati, Ohio, and can be reached toll-free by calling 1-800-543-3622. FMCA is the foremost association dedicated to the promotion of the motorhome lifestyle.
We look forward to seeing you at FMCA's 76th International Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina!

Here is the list of seminars that will be given at the International Rally:

Updated June 28, 2006

Crafts

Afghan Loom Knitting
Dresden Plate Block
Glass Leaf Necklace
No Sew Quilted Tin
One Stroke Painting Bird House
One Stroke Painting Box
Pumpkin Kids
Rake Knitting
Rubber Stamped Greeting Cards
String Angels
Welcome To The Patch

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Educational

Back Health
Beautifying & Protecting Your Coach
Care And Purchasing Fine Jewelry
Chapter Presidents & Vice Presidents Roundtable
Coach-Net Emergency Road Service
Diesel Air Filter Maintenance
Digital Diesel Instrumentation And Diagnostics With SilverLeaf
Digital Photography
Driving, Hand Signals, & 2-Way Radio Techniques
Easy Quilts To Leave Behind
Every RVer Needs A Blog!
Everyone Can Make A Difference
Fire & Life Safety In Your RV
FMCA & Member Benefits
FMCA Chapter Secretary's And Treasurer's Forum
FMCA National Headquarters Support For Chapters And Area Organizations
Full-Timing
Get Away, Stay Connected With Wi-Fi
Governmental & Legislative Affairs And RV Friendly Signage
Guns & RVs
Health Considerations For Hypertension, Diabetes, And Coronary Heart Disease
Honey, Let's Clean The RV
How To Maximize Your Travel Wardrobe
Insurance & Risk Management Seminar For FMCA Leaders
Is Someone Running Away With Your Identity?
Joe Gibbs Racing
Knee Health
Making A Difference Through Habitat For Humanity®
Managing Digital Photos With Picasa
MEDEX "” The Travel Program That Provides Travel Assistance, Emergency Evacuation, And Repatriation
Mexico's Copper Canyon By Piggyback Train
Microfiber: Changing The Way The World Cleans
Microwave-Convection Cooking "” Beginner ABCs For GE (Including Advantium) Oven Owners
Microwave-Convection Cooking "” Beginner ABCs For Sharp Oven Owners
Microwave-Convection Cooking-On-The-Go
Ministering At NASCAR Events
Morning Devotions
Motorsports Art & Design
Non-denominational Service At The Dirt Track Stage
On-Road Quilters
Orientation For First-Time Attendees
Personal Defense: Pepper Spray Training
Personal Safety For RVers
Practice Safe Computing
Quilting Is Fun & Easy
Richard Petty Driving School
Roadway Express Sharing The Road
Roman Catholic Mass
RV Electrical Circuits "” A Layman's Course
RV Safe Driving Course, Session 1
RV Safe Driving Course, Session 2
RVing With A Purpose
Safety-Related Alarm Systems For Recreational Vehicles
Selecting The Right Motorhome For YOUR Needs
Shoulder Health
Sudden Cardiac Arrest And The Use Of The AED
The Perfect Alaska RV Adventure: One-Half By Land/One-Half By Sea
There Is A Part For You In Our Show At The Walt Disney World Resort
Traveling South & North Of The Border
Using Your IRA To Enhance Your RV Lifestyle
What You Should Know About Windshield Repair
Wireless Modems "” Connecting The Highways
Women On Wheels

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Fun, Games & Exercise

Early Morning Workout For All Red Hat Tea

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Technical

Aqua-Hot And Hydro-Hot Heating Systems
Automatic Battery Charge Loads & Gen Set Starting System
Basics Of Refrigeration
Caterpillar Engine
Cummins Engine
Detroit Diesel Engine
Driving With The Allison World Transmission
Ford Type A & Type C Chassis Maintenance
Freightliner Custom Chassis Preventive Maintenance
Generator Maintenance Roundtable
Introduction To RV Satellite 101
Radial Tires Roundtable
RV Batteries
RV Charging Systems
RV Diesel 101
RV Inverter/Charger Systems
RV Weight & Tire Safety
Satellite TV Technical Talk
Spartan Chassis Maintenance
Supplemental Towed Car Braking
Toilet Maintenance & RV Chemicals
Towing Roundtable
Understanding Steering & Alignment Problems
Workhorse & Late-Model Chevrolet Chassis Maintenance, Part 1
Workhorse & Late-Model Chevrolet Chassis Maintenance, Part 2
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We'll be there and I hope that we can meet up! Just be a lookin' for Roxy and you'll certainly find me not too far behind. Picture of Roxy included at the end of this post.

PS: Find Roxy and get a FREE Workhorse "windshirt" courtesy of Workhorse Custom Chassis!
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Find Roxy and get a FREE Workhorse "windshirt" courtesy of Workhorse Custom Chassis! </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Hey, DriVer: I'm betting there are gonna be a lot of folks walking around with doggie treats after THAT offer-hope you have plenty of those windshirts!! ED
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Anyone else going to Charlotte?
Seems like this thread kinda died out!
We are supposed to arrive Sat 12th 12:00 to 5:00 PM for General-Electric area.
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We are going if my mother recovers in time from her broken hip. Should be out of the hospital by then.

We are scheduled to arrive Sat 12th 8-12am for General-Electric area.

Looking forward to it.
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Checking in Sat. between 8am and noon. Will be staying in the holding area on Fri. Night.
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Just checking in. Anyone scheduled for the Sat 8 to noon check in - We will be in the Holding area on Friday evening. We have IRV2 stickers on the rig and the tow. We will fly a 'twirly' for ease of spotting the rig. If you will be there and wish to hook up for entry to gen ele. on Sat. look us up.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by DriVer:
PS: Find Roxy and get a FREE Workhorse "windshirt" courtesy of Workhorse Custom Chassis! </div></BLOCKQUOTE>Darn! Nobody claimed the "Windshirt" .... But we did serve hot dogs, chips and soda to about 200 people in lot M at the UFO parking! Maybe the next time.

Look for me again in Hershey, PA at the Giant Center.
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Man, I knew there was something I was supposed to do when I saw you and Roxy in Lot M.
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