Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 07-16-2008, 10:09 PM   #57
Rivet Master
 
rideair's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 1,223
Maybe a Sponsor??

I see were they are looking for a "Sponsor" at the different events. Maybe I could Sponsor the "International Board of Trustees Meeting" or the "Inaugural Ball & Reception" or the "International President’s Reception and Dinner". The name of the company I own is "Overthrown by Pirates International". The Sponsor paperwork on the WBCCI website says the following:

EXCLUSIVE recognition in the OFFICAL RALLY PROGRAM BOOKLET
EXCLUSIVE right to place an advertisement in the RALLY GOODY BAG, which all participants receive
RECOGNITION at the selected event opportunity
RECOGNITION from the stage at the OPENING NIGHT of entertainment."

Oh yeh, I'm talking everyone gets a "Pirate Eye Patch" in their "Goody Bag". Think it will bring back memories of Perry, GA? For $500.00 bucks, it would be money well spent.

This could be the best International Rally yet!
__________________

__________________
Paul Waddell
rideair is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2008, 08:08 AM   #58
2 Rivet Member
 
Pfredd's Avatar
 
1978 Argosy Minuet 6.7 Metre
1977 31' Sovereign
1977 Argosy 24
Cincinnati , Ohio
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 64
Quote:
Originally Posted by rideair View Post
The name of the company I own is "Overthrown by Pirates International".
Hmmm - I think that "SOB Motorhomes Suck LLC" might want to sponsor an event as well... :-)
__________________

__________________
--
Visit my web site for Airstream Photos, Projects & Blog
Pfredd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2008, 09:51 AM   #59
Rivet Master
 
rideair's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 1,223
Not a Joke.

The funny this is, I really have started a company that is called "Overthrown by Pirates International". I help non-profits understand why their numbers are declining in membership and donations. The company tag line "Mutiny is sometimes Good".

The bases is this:
Many times the captains of the ship "are" making a bad choice for the overall health of the ship. It is to the "ships" best interest to have the sailors "overthrow" the leaders of the ship to keep it a float and sailing.

I started this company after seeing this problem at churches, WBCCI and "old" non-profits groups, etc....

What I have found, many of these organizations have a "few" people that are stuck in the old school ways of the 50's/60's and do not see what they are doing. While at the sametime, many other "older" members can see what's going on, but are unwilling to take on the fight and leave it to the "younger" group to take on for them, but those same "older" members are unwilling to support the younger member in fear of upsetting their friends that run the organization.

One of the hardest things to do is to get the older "hip" group to step forward and help with the fight. But if you can, it can be the best thing to help turn around and keep the ship afloat.

I do plan to "Sponsor" an event. This is not a joke! I want to see this ship keep sailing.


__________________
Paul Waddell
rideair is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2008, 10:14 AM   #60
2 Rivet Member
 
Pfredd's Avatar
 
1978 Argosy Minuet 6.7 Metre
1977 31' Sovereign
1977 Argosy 24
Cincinnati , Ohio
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 64
Quote:
Originally Posted by rideair View Post
I do plan to "Sponsor" an event. This is not a joke! I want to see this ship keep sailing.
Sounds like $500 well spent!

Keep us posted om your progress Paul.
__________________
--
Visit my web site for Airstream Photos, Projects & Blog
Pfredd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2008, 11:00 AM   #61
4 Rivet Member
 
damonbeals's Avatar
 
1998 31' Excella 1000
1979 23' Safari
Mooresville , Indiana
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 473
Maybe Airforums could sponsor an event as well, have everyone throw in a $1 and we could make $500 easy.

Damon
__________________
damonbeals is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2008, 11:09 AM   #62
Rivet Master
 
till's Avatar
 
Lisle , Illinois
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 1,270
Images: 108
Blog Entries: 2
Heck I will kick in $20!

I really have to get back to work on the new AS so I am ready.....
__________________
Tedd Ill
AIR#3788 TAC IL-10
1967/8 Overlander International Twin w/ bunk/s.
Yes, four kids and two adults in the thing.
Happy wife, happy life.
till is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2008, 12:09 PM   #63
Rivet Master
 
robandzoe's Avatar
 
1958 30' Sovereign of the Road
Plymouth , New York
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 1,775
Images: 19
Send a message via Skype™ to robandzoe
I agree with Ed

I am one that has to use my vacation time to attend these events too - it's not a tax right off for me, it's a hobby and a club I joined to further the Airstream lifestyle.. but Airstreaming and Rallies are part of my planned vacations - to go to far off places, for adventure, and to meet new people... and most importantly - to spend time with me family. Anyone, "YES - anyone" that makes a comment that "Rallies are not VACATIONS" is missing the point for us younger guys (I'm 38 and have been doing this since 28) and I'm not independently wealthy....so - the only time I have to drive to far off places to further the Airstream spirit - is via vacation!! That is why I prefer to have rallies where they are so much like camping - with trees and something to do besides sitting in a field or parking lot... it is and will be for many years to come - MY VACATION! and I'm with Ed, I won't spend my vacation, sitting in some parking lot.... when a better alternative exists...this is why one of the best rallies I've ever attended was the 1st ever East Coast VAC rally - it was at a Camp Ground, in the trees, along a river bank, with a bunch of friends!!! Perfect. And, the cost was low!!! Thanks again Paul..... maybe that's why the younger groups isn't so fast in coming to the WBCCI - because they are buying their Airstream to go on a vacation, with their family!!!! Enough of my rambling.... I'm enjoying this thread!!!!

Rob
1st VP WDCU
2nd VP VAC
__________________
Rob, Zoe', Stanton, Bryce, Braedon and Finn Baker
Do you Listen to the www.theVAP.com
Plymouth, NY 13832
http://bakersacresofchenango.blogspot.com/
Courtesy parking
Flag Pole Holders - http://robsflagpoleholders.blogspot.com/

robandzoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2008, 12:42 PM   #64
Rivet Master
Commercial Member
 
bredlo's Avatar
 
1954 22' Safari
Deerfield , Illinois
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 1,419
Images: 23
Send a message via AIM to bredlo
I can't imagine a scenario where we won't attend, and park in the vintage section. Madison is just a couple hours away, and if we don't get out to a rally before then, it'll be our first. I'll do more homework on the dog, AC, and other parameters but we'll definitely be there... one way or another.
__________________
Brad
bredlo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2008, 01:55 PM   #65
3 Rivet Member
 
pyanke's Avatar
 
1985 25' Sovereign
St Cloud , Minnesota
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 111
Images: 4
Almost anyone who is an employed working stiff is using vacation to attend an extended rally. I know I have to do it. If the rally is any distance from us our first consideration is: Is this someplace we want to go. Maybe we should be calling the current International a convention or a business meeting and then have a rally with all those folks. I am in agreement with Ed and Rob. The destinations have to be vacation friendly or you will not get as much of the working crowd as you possibly could.
__________________
Pete
WBCCI #7528
MN Unit
pyanke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2008, 02:17 PM   #66
2 Rivet Member
 
Pfredd's Avatar
 
1978 Argosy Minuet 6.7 Metre
1977 31' Sovereign
1977 Argosy 24
Cincinnati , Ohio
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 64
Quote:
Originally Posted by pyanke View Post
I am in agreement with Ed and Rob. The destinations have to be vacation friendly or you will not get as much of the working crowd as you possibly could.
I consider Wisconsin "vacation friendly".

Not only are there a lot of things to see and do in the area, the have great cheese and sausages!
__________________
--
Visit my web site for Airstream Photos, Projects & Blog
Pfredd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2008, 02:54 PM   #67
Rivet Master
 
Ed Emerick's Avatar
 
1968 30' Sovereign
1959 18' "Footer"
1954 22' Flying Cloud
Brussels , Wisconsin
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 604
WI is the LAND of Vacation

This State has it all, swimming, fishing, camping, hiking, shopping, sight seeing, football, baseball, racing, woods, cities, cheese, more cheese, beer, more cheese and BRET FAVRE again!

The Madison area has a ton of stuff to do and a ton of great bars!

Go Pack GO!
__________________
Ed Emerick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2008, 02:59 PM   #68
Rivet Master
 
robandzoe's Avatar
 
1958 30' Sovereign of the Road
Plymouth , New York
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 1,775
Images: 19
Send a message via Skype™ to robandzoe
Cheese Heads?

just kidding.. I couldn't resist... sorry Ed and Steve!
__________________
Rob, Zoe', Stanton, Bryce, Braedon and Finn Baker
Do you Listen to the www.theVAP.com
Plymouth, NY 13832
http://bakersacresofchenango.blogspot.com/
Courtesy parking
Flag Pole Holders - http://robsflagpoleholders.blogspot.com/

robandzoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2008, 03:21 PM   #69
Rivet Master
 
byamcaravanner's Avatar
 
1967 28' Ambassador
1963 19' Globetrotter
1970 29' Ambassador
Waukesha , Wisconsin
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 1,180
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pfredd View Post
...they have great cheese and sausages!
We'll for sure need to have a Cheese and Sausage Happy Hour Pot Luck... bring a beverage and your favorite wheel of cheese or stick of sausage.

Rob...we'll have a cheese head for you to wear to the festivities.
__________________
Steve & the crew
'70 Ambassador International Twin
'63 19' Globetrotter TAC WI-1
http://byamcaravanner.blogspot.com/
byamcaravanner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2008, 03:32 PM   #70
Rivet Master
 
Ed Emerick's Avatar
 
1968 30' Sovereign
1959 18' "Footer"
1954 22' Flying Cloud
Brussels , Wisconsin
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 604
Quote:
Originally Posted by byamcaravanner View Post
Rob...we'll have a cheese head for you to wear to the festivities.
Heck I have 3 at home! Who needs one? Warning they are heavy..........
__________________

__________________
Ed Emerick is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2009 Models AZ-JH Buyer Guidelines 21 05-01-2008 03:19 PM
30 FB for 2009? Foiled Again Airstream Trailer Forums 17 04-04-2008 11:55 AM
2009 F-150 DFord79 Tow Vehicles 28 02-13-2008 09:12 PM
Austin TX to Madison WI El Jefe On The Road... 12 08-16-2007 08:35 AM
Looking for Milwaukee / Madison Campground Steve & Susan On The Road... 2 01-07-2007 08:44 AM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:19 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.