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Prairie Rose newsletter August issue ready!

The August issue of our unit newsletter, the Prairie Rose is finished.  In this issue you will find a summary of the July Forman Rally and the Installation Rally coming up Auguart 9-12.   Click Prairie Rose Newsletter – August 2018 to read or download.

August 04 2018 | News | No Comments »

Installation Rally coming up Aug 9-12

The North Dakota Peace Garden Unit’s 2018 Installation Rally at Bismarck’s General Sibley Park August 9-12 is fast approaching.  If you haven’t already done so, call the park to make your reservations – Click here for the 2018 Installation Rally Schedule for the phone or online  reservation system.  See you there!

July 29 2018 | News and Rallies | No Comments »

Forman Rally coming up July 19-22 – Welcome to New Members!

From Unit President Jack –  Some thoughts to share with you as this Rally approaches.  We have been members of this unit for 30 plus years and never have we had a period of time like the last year in which FIVE units have joined our unit. While we have not had the opportunity to meet all of our new members, we hope the upcoming rallies this year will afford us all, that opportunity.  We have seen from the Valley City rally that each place in our area has unique features waiting to be discovered, toured and enjoyed by our members.  Information from Kathleen on the Rally site indicates the electric is available in 15 and some 30 amp services. Arlene and I are looking forward to enjoying your company at this Rally.   To view or download the Rally Schedule, click Forman Rally Schedule

July 11 2018 | News | No Comments »

July issue of Prairie Rose released

The July issue of our unit newsletter, the Prairie Rose has bee released.  In it you will find highlights of the season opening rally in Valley City and Minutes from the Unit Business Meeting for your review.  To view or download this issue, click Prairie Rose Newsletter – July 2018

July 11 2018 | News | No Comments »

Going to Salem? Join the Region 7 Caravan

The Region 7 Caravan to The Salem International Rally departs June 9th From the Airstream Park near  Clear Lake, Minnesota on June 9th, with stops in Valley City and Medora, North Dakota, Billings, Montana and the West Yellowstone area, Arco and Caldwell, Idaho, Boardman, Oregon and into Salem.   See Salem Travel Notes for specific details, reservation information, and campground details.  Contact Region 7 President Pete Yanke if you would like to join up with this caravan.

May 30 2018 | News | No Comments »

New Newsletter just released – 2018 Rally Season Ready to Roll!

A new Rally season is just about ready to start – are you?  See the new Prairie Rose Newsletter – May 2018 for the 2018 Calendar of Events.  Join President Jack and First Lady Arlene in Valley City June 7-10 to kick off the season.  The International Rally in Salem is early this year, so Bon Voyage to all who are Westward Ho!  Also, new to the schedule a Rally at the International Peace Garden July 8-11 hosted by Lillian and Don Thomson – this rally will be working and volunteering in the gardens, so be prepared to get some real dirt.  The Rally schedule is pretty tightly packed – something for everyone.  Dust the cobwebs off, grease those wheels and get your adventure face!

May 21 2018 | News | No Comments »

Plan Ahead – 2018 Calendar Posted

Please check out the Events page for the 2018 Activities.  Now is the time to work these dates into your busy calendar.  With winter starting to take hold in North Dakota and Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s great to have some great adventures to plan for!

November 13 2017 | News | No Comments »

Installation Rally Sept 14-17 in Jamestown

Here is the Jamestown Installation Rally Schedule Sept 14 – 17.  We hope the weather will co-operate and be warm and sunny.  We are at the Jamestown Campground, on I-94 at exit 256, go to the south frontage and turn west 1/2 mile.  Reservations can be made by calling 1-701-252-6262.  Tell them you are with the Airstream group.  Lets all turn out for the last rally of 2017, and welcome our new officers for the 2018 Rally Season.  See you all there!!  Chris and Bev

September 07 2017 | Announcements and News | No Comments »

There’s still time to join us in Carrington!

Our Spring Rally and luncheon kicks off tomorrow at the City Campground in Carrington in central North Dakota.  We’ll head out for a tour of the Carrington Research Extension Center at 1:30 pm.  Saturday, there are garage sales city-wide to put a little adventure in the morning.  At Noon we will meet at the Chieftain Motel for our spring luncheon and business meeting.  Afterwards, we will head out to Dakota Sun Gardens and Winery for a pre-Happy Hour sample of local wines.  Saturday will be a “grill your own” and bring a side dish to share for an evening of good conversation, great food and plans for our summer adventure.  There’s still time to join us – don’t forget to bring some warmer clothing, the weather forecast is not going to be too generous with Spring warmth.

May 18 2017 | News and Rallies | No Comments »

Unit Founding Member passes away

We are sorry to report that one of the Peace Garden Unit’s founding members has passed away after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s. Some of you may not remember him, but Robert Detlaff was a walking source of knowledge and skill.  He was a talented woodworker, hard-working farmer and an avid birder – from him I learned how to spot a tiny finch in flight just by their scalloped dance across the sky.  He and his wife Shirley were so welcoming and gracious to us at our very first unit rally.  Robert was a past unit president and served as the presiding officer at the 2007 Fall Installation Rally.  His Airstream was a masterpiece of woodwork – at first glance you could tell he took great pride in his trailer – his love affair with camping spanned decades and his family was often helping with and sharing in the festivities.

Robert was 89 years young and passed away in a Minot healthcare facility. Funeral Service are 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Minot. Visitation: Friday, April 7, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot. In lieu of flowers and plants please consider sending a memorial donation to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, ND Alzheimer’s Association or to an organization of your choice.  To read his complete obituary, go to:

April 05 2017 | Members and News | No Comments »

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