MI: Motor Cities Winnies
Merry Christmas, Happy New Year
As the coaches are nestled in for the long wintertime MCW friends gathered for the annual Christmas Lunch and gift exchange at the Carlyle Grill in Ann Arbor on Saturday, December 7, 2019. Lunch was good, but the friendship was better. Many nice gifts were shared and stolen back and forth.
This year it appeared Pam Scramlin got her choice gifts stole the most. There were many gifts of chocolates, a Winnebago blanket and Tervis cup, night vision glasses, Xmas tree LED candles, Xmas salt and pepper shakers, Xmas drinking glasses with Xmas tree ice cube trays, Xmas tea towels, soup crocks and soup mix, and 2 wood gifts handmade by Bill Battle one was napkin holder of the upper and lower peninsula and the other one the wood caddy with bottle of wine and 2 glasses.
In attendance were Mike and Leslie Ostyn, Ron and Judy Tackett, Phil and Pam Scramlin, Pete and Jaki Romanchuk, Bill Battle, Bert and Judy Ruth, Steve and Marie VanHart, Jim Rohrborn and Lisa Lutzier, Bob and Bev Garcia, and Jerry and Barb Gibbons.
The Travel award was awarded to Ron and Judy Tackett for all the help they provided this past year at outings.
Those members that had arrived in Arizona met just before Halloween at Babbos Italian Grill. Present were Wayne and Marian VanHouten, Skip and Nancy Yates, Ron and Judy Tackett, and past members Larry and Nancy Love.
Sorry that we missed November birthdays and anniversaries, but better late than never. November Birthdays were Debbie Gauss, Judy Ruth, Pam Scramlin, and Leslie Ostyn. Anniversaries were Bob and Jan Ziegler 32 years, and Ray and Diana Clay 32 years.
Want to wish a Happy Birthday in December to: Diana Clay, Ray Clay, Ted Emerson, Nancy Yates, Lisa Lutzier, Jerry Kuepfer, Judy Hennells, Melinda Dunn, Ron Atkinson, and Gail Battle. Also, Happy Anniversary to: Pete and Jaki Romanchuk 40 years, Gary and Joanne Daniels 51 years, Ron and Janet Atkinson 48 years, Phil and Pam Scramlin 51 years, and Thomas and Nancy Harrington 45 years.
And coming in January a Happy Birthday to: Phil Scramlin, Janet Atkinson, and Pete Romanchuk. And Happy Anniversary to Bob and Melinda Dunn 42 years, and Wayne and Marian Van Houten 57 years.
The schedule for 2020 looks exciting. Looking forward to camping again and seeing everyone.