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2022 Bill D's Monacoers Gathering

    

November 12, 2021 Update

2022 Bill D's Monacoers Gathering 

WHEN: Tuesday, February 15th, 2022 thru Sunday, February 20th,2022

WHERE; Lazydays RV Resort, Seffner, Florida.  

RESERVATION INFORMATION: 

*** You must be registered at Monacoers.org to attend. Registration is free & easy ***

Gathering reservations must be made by telephone To make a reservation, call Lazydays RV Resort at 800-350-6731 (Hours: Mon-Thu: 9am-5pm | Fri-Sat: 9am-6pm | Sun: 10am-2pm). Please tell them you are with the MONACOERS GROUP to receive the Gathering all-inclusive rate. Reservations require a 50% deposit due at booking with the remaining balance charged to your card on file 30 days prior to your arrival. (If a reservation is made within 30 days of the arrival date, payment will be due in full at time of booking.)

  1. Check in/Check out: Check in is any time after 1:00pm and check out time is on or before 11:00am.
  2. Cancellation Policy: All reservations may be cancelled with no penalty until one (1) month prior to your arrival date. Reservations cancelled less than one (1) month prior will incur a 50% penalty. For no calls or no shows, no refund will be given.

Once you make your reservation, please RSVP on the Monacoers.org site calendar (here). This allows us to keep a record of everyone attending and ensure your reservation with Lazydays is included in the group.

Rates for the gathering include a full hook up site with 50amp service, all (5) of the evening buffet meals, all seminars/presentations during the week and vouchers for breakfast in the Lazydays cafeteria (main building).

2022 Gathering Rates:
Couples - $494.13 includes all taxes, Two adults per coach, pets included
Single - $403.92 includes all taxes, One adult per coach, pets included
Seminars and meals only for those not staying onsite - $94.48 plus tax per person

Important Gathering Notes:

  1. Any member who has a special diet requirement should let the chef know in advance, and they will do their best to accommodate your needs.
  2. If you have a name badge (Monaco Int'l, Monaco Travelers, or other), please bring it to the Gathering and wear it!  If you do not have a name badge, stick name tags will be available.
  3. Chris Throgmartin will be doing Awning, Slide Topper, Slide Out, and Lower Belt Line Inspections. A sign-up sheet will be available at the Meet & Greet Tuesday night and during dinners Wednesday through Friday evenings.
  4. You will be given a goodie bag by the Lazydays RV Park Office when you arrive and check in.  It will include:
    1. The final schedule/agenda
    2. A Roster of all members attending the Gathering with their site number.
    3. A Silent Flea Market form
  5. We will have a Silent Flea Market during the event for Monaco parts and other RV related items.  Please complete the form you receive in the goodie bag and post it in the conference room.
  6. We will hold a 50/50 raffle and have items to raffle off Saturday night.

- NEW for 2022! Lazydays will be offering various excursions for spouses / significant others not attending the seminars. Some of these events may have a fee. We are also considering additional spouse/so events planned by members. More details to come on that.

- BACK BY POPULAR DEMANDThe Lazydays Chef will also be doing a Presentation, "Unlocking the Mysteries of Microwave/Convection Oven Cooking" on Thursday, February 13th at 1:30PM; LADIES DO NOT MISS THIS!!!!!!!

Schedule and Seminar Agenda

Note from Dave:

I CANNOT EXPRESS ENOUGH THAT IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT WE NEED AS MANY MEMBERS ATTENDING THESE SEMINARS AS POSSIBLE. THE PRESENTERS ARE THERE FOR YOU AND TO GIVE YOU VALUABLE AND UPDATED INFORMATION AND TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS. IT IS GETTING VERY DIFFICULT TO GET THE PRESENTERS TO COME AND PARTICIPATE WHEN NO ONE SHOWS UP FOR THEIR PRESENTATION. EVEN IF YOU ARE NOT THAT INTERESTED IN THE TOPIC THAT IS BEING PRESENTED, EVERY MEMBER SHOULD ATTEND THE SEMINAR OUT OF COURTESY AND RESPECT AND TO SHOW SUPPORT FOR THE PERSON WHO IS GIVING UP THIER TIME TO PRESENT THE INFORMATION TO YOU. YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU MIGHT LEARN!

See you all on Tuesday, February 15th!  DO NOT MISS OUT ON THIS EVENT!

Tuesday, February 15th – Arrival Day & Registration

5:00 PM

Meet and Greet Party, CAMPGROUND DELI with a Build your own sandwich bar, sliced ham, turkey, roast beef, tuna salad, sliced cheddar, American and pepper jack cheese; sliced white, whole wheat and brioche rolls; kosher pickles, red onions, fresh sliced tomatoes and leaf lettuce; mayonnaise, mustard and potato chips; coleslaw; chocolate cookies, assorted sodas, water, tea, coffee (reg.& decaf).

 

Wednesday, February 16th - Seminars/Presentations

9:00 AM

TYRON Bands Run Flat System / Tire Safety & Maintenance

Chuck Thatcher

10:30 AM

New Program for purchasing RV Tires

Jeff Brown - MotorhomeTires.com

Noon

Lunch

 

1:30 PM

Allison Transmission Service and Maintenance

Derek Gallo - 
Allison Rep

3:00 PM

Body Caulking and Slide Floor Rot Repair & Maintenance

Chris Throgmartin

6:00 PM

Southern Comfort Buffet Dinner: Honey butter glazed Southern fried chicken, garden salad with French or balsamic vinaigrette dressings, macaroni and cheese, baked beans assorted cobblers, sodas, water, iced tea, coffee (reg.& decaf)

 

Thursday, February 17th – Seminars/Presentations

9:00 AM

Roadmaster Chassis Suspension Handling and Sheppard Steering Upgrades

Van Williams and Barry from Josam's

10:30 AM

Fire Suppression and Fire Safety - FireFight

Jim Bounds

Noon

 Lunch

 

1:30 PM

Microwave-Convection Oven Cooking Class

Lazy Days Chef

3:00 PM

Interior Coach Care

 

Bethany Boston - 
Talin RV Corporate Director

6:00 PM

Pork roast and honey baked ham buffet dinner: Cuban pork roast, honey baked ham, classic Caesar salad, fresh garden salad, sweet potato casserole, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, green bean almandine, artisan dinner rolls; key lime pie, water, iced tea, coffee (reg & decaf)

 

Friday, February 18th – Seminars/Presentations

9:00 AM

Cummins Engine Service and Maintenance

Felix Miranda, Cummins Rep

10:30 AM

Cummins Onan Generator Service and Maintenance

TBD,
Cummins Rep

Noon

Lunch

 

1:30 PM

 Intellitech Systems Support, Coach Electronics,  CPU and Touch Pad Back Ups and Restore.

Paul Whittle

3:00 PM

Roof Maintenance, Sealing, & Renovation

Chris Throgmartin - Talin RV

6:00 PM

Haddock, Grilled Salmon Buffet Dinner: Beer battered haddock, grilled salmon, classic Caesar salad, loaded potato salad, roasted red potatoes with herbs, roasted vegetable medley, cornbread, apple cobbler, iced tea, lemonade, water, and coffee (reg & decaf)

 

Saturday, February 19th - Open Round Table Day

9:00 AM

Roundtable Discussion
- Maintenance Q & A
- Meet your Moderators
- Open Discussion - Problems, Upgrades, Modifications, Technical Problems and Fixes

BRING YOUR QUESTIONS AND PREPARE TO TAKE NOTES!!!! THIS IS ESPECIALLY VALUABLE FOR NEW MEMBERS TO THE FORUM AND GROUP.

David Pratt
All Attendees

Noon

Lunch

1:30 PM

Round Table Continued

- Discussion continued as needed…

- Coach "Open House" - Visits to other members’ coaches to see and compare modifications & upgrades

5:30 PM

Sunshine Barbecue Buffet Dinner: Barbecue chicken & barbecue pork, coleslaw, macaroni & cheese, house corn bread, chocolate chip cookies, iced tea, lemonade, water and coffee (reg & decaf)

 

Sunday, February 20th – Departure Day

11:00 AM

Check-out time

All Attendees

 

 


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Reservation completed. Unfortunately Some safety issues on the coach have come up and parts are back ordered. Regretfully we will not be able to attend this year. Was looking forward to meeting group members so this is a big disappointment.

 

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Richard & Nong Smith have completed their reservation for the Monacoers Group in February 2022.

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Terri Depue has completed her reservations at Lazy Days - looking forward to seeing all my Monaco America friends! 

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Bob & Anita are in (cbr046).  Reservation completed this am (waiting on confirmation email).

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Bob and Terri are in we hope. Called Lazydays and made a reservation, I did get a confirmation number.  Have not heard back from them or sent a deposit. They told me they were still setting up the reservation system and would get back to me. If you have any info regarding reservations, would be appreciated.  Thanks

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Just registered, charged me half today and said they will call me around the 15th to get the remainder balance.  Said we are site 246.  As of today they said they had room if we wanted to come in early, we are attending the FMCA SEA Luau in Lakeland from the 9th to the 12th.   

This will be our 1st Monaco event, our 2006 Camelot 42DSQ was new to us as of May 2021(and we have loved every minute of it, except finding the control module we need for the cruise and wipers...that comes in at the end of January FINALLY) , excited to meet other Monaco owners (we currently hang around with 2 Tiffins and a Newmar, time to step up our class of friends I know...LOL)

Stacy& Ted

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Had to cancel due to health. We were really looking  forward to our first year. We hope everyone has a great time. 

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John & Roxanne Jensen completed their reservation for the Monacoers Gathering at Lazydays RV  Resort Seffner, Fl. on February 15, 2022.

This will be our first Monacoers event and first adventure in our new to us 2002 Monaco Signature 40.  Looking forward to meeting all of you!

UPDATED February 5, 2022:

Unfortunately we will not be attending for health reasons.  We are sorry to miss the event.. Looking forward to the next time.

John & Roxanne

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IF you can not attend the 2022 Monoacoer's Gathering, Consider this one;

http://ramblinpushers.org/

Many of the same sponsors are participating at both events. 

2022 Maintenance Session

2022 Maintenance Session Registration Form - Download Registration PDF
Read the Invitation Packet - Download Invitation
Half Page MS Invitation - Download Half Page Invitation

The 2022 Maintenance Session will take place at the Elkhart County 4H Fairgrounds in Goshen, Indiana. The key dates for your planning are:

  • 4/27 Early Parking Day
  • 4/28 Arrival Day
  • 4/29 MS Day 1
  • 5/4 MS Final Day
  • 5/5 Departure Day

MS Committee Chairpersons may schedule the arrival of their teams on or before Early Parking Day.

Please mark your calendar now and make plans to join us for MS2022.

2022 Maintenance Session

2022 Maintenance Session Registration Form - Download Registration PDF
Read the Invitation Packet - Download Invitation
Half Page MS Invitation - Download Half Page Invitation

The 2022 Maintenance Session will take place at the Elkhart County 4H Fairgrounds in Goshen, Indiana. The key dates for your planning are:

  • 4/27 Early Parking Day
  • 4/28 Arrival Day
  • 4/29 MS Day 1
  • 5/4 MS Final Day
  • 5/5 Departure Day

MS Committee Chairpersons may schedule the arrival of their teams on or before Early Parking Day.

Please mark your calendar now and make plans to join us for MS2022.

2022 Maintenance Session

2022 Maintenance Session Registration Form - Download Registration PDF
Read the Invitation Packet - Download Invitation
Half Page MS Invitation - Download Half Page Invitation

The 2022 Maintenance Session will take place at the Elkhart County 4H Fairgrounds in Goshen, Indiana. The key dates for your planning are:

  • 4/27 Early Parking Day
  • 4/28 Arrival Day
  • 4/29 MS Day 1
  • 5/4 MS Final Day
  • 5/5 Departure Day

MS Committee Chairpersons may schedule the arrival of their teams on or before Early Parking Day.

Please mark your calendar now and make plans to join us for MS2022.

2022 Maintenance Session

2022 Maintenance Session Registration Form - Download Registration PDF
Read the Invitation Packet - Download Invitation
Half Page MS Invitation - Download Half Page Invitation

The 2022 Maintenance Session will take place at the Elkhart County 4H Fairgrounds in Goshen, Indiana. The key dates for your planning are:

  • 4/27 Early Parking Day
  • 4/28 Arrival Day
  • 4/29 MS Day 1
  • 5/4 MS Final Day
  • 5/5 Departure Day

MS Committee Chairpersons may schedule the arrival of their teams on or before Early Parking Day.

Please mark your calendar now and make plans to join us for MS2022.

 

2022 Maintenance Session

2022 Maintenance Session Registration Form - Download Registration PDF
Read the Invitation Packet - Download Invitation
Half Page MS Invitation - Download Half Page Invitation

The 2022 Maintenance Session will take place at the Elkhart County 4H Fairgrounds in Goshen, Indiana. The key dates for your planning are:

  • 4/27 Early Parking Day
  • 4/28 Arrival Day
  • 4/29 MS Day 1
  • 5/4 MS Final Day
  • 5/5 Departure Day

MS Committee Chairpersons may schedule the arrival of their teams on or before Early Parking Day.

Please mark your calendar now and make plans to join us for MS2022.

2022 Maintenance Session

2022 Maintenance Session Registration Form - Download Registration PDF
Read the Invitation Packet - Download Invitation
Half Page MS Invitation - Download Half Page Invitation

The 2022 Maintenance Session will take place at the Elkhart County 4H Fairgrounds in Goshen, Indiana. The key dates for your planning are:

  • 4/27 Early Parking Day
  • 4/28 Arrival Day
  • 4/29 MS Day 1
  • 5/4 MS Final Day
  • 5/5 Departure Day

MS Committee Chairpersons may schedule the arrival of their teams on or before Early Parking Day.

Please mark your calendar now and make plans to join us for MS2022

2022 Maintenance Session

2022 Maintenance Session Registration Form - Download Registration PDF
Read the Invitation Packet - Download Invitation
Half Page MS Invitation - Download Half Page Invitation

The 2022 Maintenance Session will take place at the Elkhart County 4H Fairgrounds in Goshen, Indiana. The key dates for your planning are:

  • 4/27 Early Parking Day
  • 4/28 Arrival Day
  • 4/29 MS Day 1
  • 5/4 MS Final Day
  • 5/5 Departure Day

MS Committee Chairpersons may schedule the arrival of their teams on or before Early Parking Day.

Please mark your calendar now and make plans to join us for MS2022.v

2022 Maintenance Session

2022 Maintenance Session Registration Form - Download Registration PDF
Read the Invitation Packet - Download Invitation
Half Page MS Invitation - Download Half Page Invitation

The 2022 Maintenance Session will take place at the Elkhart County 4H Fairgrounds in Goshen, Indiana. The key dates for your planning are:

  • 4/27 Early Parking Day
  • 4/28 Arrival Day
  • 4/29 MS Day 1
  • 5/4 MS Final Day
  • 5/5 Departure Day

MS Committee Chairpersons may schedule the arrival of their teams on or before Early Parking Day.

Please mark your calendar now and make plans to join us for MS2022.

 

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