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Author Topic: possible 2015 BLYTHEVILLE Rally interest or comments ?  (Read 1159 times)
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« on: March 12, 2014, 08:28:13 AM »

Hello all

I was recently contacted by the fine folks down in Blytheville, Arkansas requesting I organize another rally in town for 2015. Blytheville is located one hour north of Memphis, TN. For those that did not attend in 2013: We had 63 antique (a few modern) coaches (all brands) participate. The action centered around the town's amazing restored 1930s Greyhound depot. (downtown streets were closed off for bus parking) dry camping was the order of the day. I believe this event was a real source of pride for the town, and their hospitality was top-notch. So here it is: How many would be interested in attending another antique bus rally in Blytheville? I would guess sometime early-mid spring 2015 (before it gets too hot!)

I intend to accept the town's offer of them taking over more of the admin of the event, to lessen my time commitment. (registrations, meal planning, etc.)

I believe the new, boyhood home museum of Johnny Cash will be open by then. That is located in Dyess, AR., just 1/2 hour away from Blytheville. That may be a possible quick roadtrip we could make. 

Ideas? thoughts? comments? Parade/ no parade? Please provide feedback to see if there is enough interest to move forward with planning.

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« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2014, 08:46:49 AM »

I would sign up in a heart beat....  and would help to promote it on my bus site.
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« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2014, 09:03:29 AM »

Hi Tom,

Count me in!  Hope we can have the same parking spot as last year so I don't get lost.

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« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2014, 09:19:28 AM »

Tom, would love to do it again, parade and all, we had a great time.
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« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2014, 10:08:18 AM »

We would sure try and make it ..
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« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2014, 10:10:13 AM »

If Gary is going count me in

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« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2014, 11:49:54 AM »

I would try to go
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« Reply #7 on: March 12, 2014, 12:02:29 PM »


I will be there   and if Gary wants to go I will pull that Eagle over again.

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« Reply #8 on: March 12, 2014, 05:22:58 PM »

Tom,
Sounds like a good deal to me let's go for it.
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« Reply #9 on: March 12, 2014, 05:48:24 PM »

If we were in the area we would certainly attend.
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« Reply #10 on: March 12, 2014, 07:45:24 PM »

Tom,  For Sure !!

Had A GREAT TIME Last Year And Would Love To Do It Again !

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« Reply #11 on: March 12, 2014, 07:57:22 PM »

Would definitely consider doing it again!
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« Reply #12 on: March 12, 2014, 09:25:18 PM »

We might be back on the road by then and would love to go!... will keep fingers crossed.
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« Reply #13 on: March 12, 2014, 11:04:30 PM »

We would definitely prioritize getting to this rally!  Fun!
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« Reply #14 on: March 13, 2014, 10:17:32 AM »

Hey Tom, we had a great time last year.  Met a lot of people, made new friends and we would love to go again.  Depending on the date maybe we can bring our bus this time.  Don
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