MARA's annual picnic will be held at the Lake Lucille Rec Area on the 16th of July at 1000, it will be in Pavilion A. We will be having our usual Barbee, we need a grill and chief cook. We ask folks to bring a side dish, MARA will supply the Dogs, Cow, Buns, Condiments and Water. We will have door prizes. There is a very large field and play ground, good for flying drones if you are interested. There is a great dog park that the dogs will enjoy running and playing. Those that have ordered coffee cups in the past please stop by and pay for them and pick the up. If you are interested in a VE Session, contact Ken/KL2HF, other wise it will be the following Saturday. Bring a chair and if bad weather a picnic cover. We will have picnic tables in the Pavilion.
Our date is set for 10 Sept. Setup time is 0900 open from 1000-1600. The location will be the Big Lake Lions Club, at 2942 Lions Cir Big Lake. Map below.
Don’t forget to get out and get some door prizes for the Hamfest. If you need an intro letter for the vendor ask the board for a copy, also remember once they donate to present them with a Tax donation voucher. We are looking for programs and presentations. Coordinate with Craig/KL7H for scheduling.
Entry is $5.00 at the gate and 1 door prize tickets, additional door prize tickets will be a $1.00 with max of 10, Tables are $10.00 reserve them thru John/KL1XM . The Barbee will be $5.00 ea. Please note: for all door prizes you must be present to win. The grand door prize will be a round trip tickets for 2 on the train to Seward and back, starting at Anchorage.
We need volunteers to help on various tasks for the hamfest. Please contact Craig/KL7H to volunteer. Will need VEs to conduct testing at 1300, will need folks at the gate and the MARA Country Store, setup and tear down crews. Folks can bring side dishes and desserts if they desire. Remember if you need a letter or tax receipt for your door prize you’ve collected, let us know. Please turn in all door prizes into John/KL1XM. Pandemic protocols, as appropriate, will be in place. Hand sanitizer station, and optional face masks will be available, especially for those not fully vaccinated.
Interactive MAP TO HAMFEST