Western trips and we need some help

From: John 'DUKES' D.
Sent on: Thursday, July 11, 2013 8:21 PM

It's been about 3 months since you have heard anything from us, that's when we informed you that at the April meeting we were holding elections for next years board. Well we try to intice you to show up by offering free drinks and that someone would win a $50 voucher for the coming years trips. Very few of you showed up, which gave those that did great odds of winning that $50 voucher, it was won by Don D.So we need your help, what will it take to get more people to show up to the meetings? Now we understand that many of you don't live in the city but what's the problem with the rest of you? Just a bad day, you can't make Thursday's (what would be a better day)?Jason is President again and DUKES is doing Trips again and EVERYTHING else is being spit between us. So help is needed. We will do what we can but when things like family and jobs demand our time there is NO ONE right now to pick up the slack unless you are willing to help. It's fine if you don't wish to be on the board and make a year long commitment there are may tasks that you could help us with thereby making it easier for us. 1) Monitor the Pine Point Yahoo email, go in there once or twice a week. 2) We have a Kickoff/Membership party in September that we could use some help with, planning, running, help sending out letters (or emails) helping to get the many door prizes we give out.


If it's just the two of us it becomes a job and it's not suppose to be that way. OK I'm off my soapbox.


WESTERN TRIPSWe got 2 trips at unbelievable prices, and we are doing some new things (thinking outside the box)

COPPER MOUNTAIN

Flying SOUTHWEST, no luggage fees.

Departure: Fri, 24-Jan-2014 MDWDEN 955AM 1135AM

Return: Tue, 28-Jan-2014 DENMDW 730PM 1040PM
LODGING: 2 Bedroom/2 Bath condominiums - 4/condo. The Mountain Plaze or Village Square, a very short walk to the American Eagle chair.
LIFTS: Price includes 3 day lift ticket. A 7:30 return means the Bus will be scheduled to leave at 3:30, you can add a 4th day of skiing for $60; due with final payment.
PRICING: $669 if Paid in full by August 31.
$689 if deposit ($350) received by September 22 and final payment due at November 21st meeting.
$739 if deposit ($350) received after September 22 and final payment due at November 21st meeting.
This is $100 less than the last time we were here. This will fill up fast, don't delay. Also includes a pizza reception.
If you have mileage or coming from somewhere else and wish to book your own Air, take $150 off the above final payment prices. Yes that's why this is such a great deal.

VAIL always a club favorite.
Flying United Airlines, this could change once Southwest opens it's flights.
Departure: Sat, 29-Mar-2014 ORDDEN  600A 734A
Return: Sat, 05-Apr-2014 DENORD  530P 855P
LODGING: Vail Spa 2 Bedroom and 3 Bedroom condominiums - 2/Bedroom, a short walk to the Lions Head Lifts (a block farther West than the Marriott).
LIFTS: Price includes 5 of 6 day ticket. Checking on extra day lift (should be no more than $60) and if you have an EPIC pass we can work with you.
PRICING: $1049 if Paid in full by August 31.
$1075 if deposit ($350) received by September 22, 2nd payment and final payment TBA
$1129 if deposit ($350) received after September 22, 2nd payment and final payment TBA
This is $100 less than the last time we were here. This will fill up fast, don't delay. Also includes welcome wine & cheese party.
If you have mileage or coming from somewhere else and wish to book your own Air, take $185 off the above final payment prices. Yes that's why this is such a great deal.

Please give me a day to update the forms and I'll get info on the Midwest trips out shortly.

Thanks
DUKES

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