Attention all Hackers & Picnic goers,
It is time for our 20th annual VP-93 Golf Scramble and picnic at our beloved Selfridge Golf Course. All Executioners, friends, families and "extended" families are welcome. There will be a prize for first place, and prizes for the longest drive and closest to the pin. We will repeat the "Double Down" option on the second hole par 3 and the putting contest at the turn (when you get your hotdogs and beer), with a prize for closest to the hole. Here are the details for the golf scramble:
****NOTE FOR GOLFERS: THIS YEAR, YOU WILL BE PAYING $65 FOR THE GOLF OUTING AT CHECK-IN, AND IF YOU INTEND ON GOING TO THE PICNIC, YOU WILL PAY $15 AT THE MUSEUM GATE.
WHERE: Selfridge Air National Guard Base
WHEN: Saturday, August 3, 2019
TIME: 0900 check-in; 1000 shotgun start
COST: $65 Per golfer
(payable at check-in)
The cost includes: Continental breakfast, green fees, golf cart, beer/soda/water; prizes; sleeve of golf balls; tees and balls for the practice range; hot dog or brat, beverage & chips at the turn.
I will need an RSVP for the golf, as the Pro Shop requires a roster to be turned in one week prior. Please contact me by email, firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 586-242-7777.
PICNIC: If you bring a dish to pass, you will only be required to pay pay $10 at the gate. Here is a list of the fare that will be provided by VP-93:
Snacks, including chips, pretzels, dips, etc
Pulled Pork and slider buns
Hot Dogs & Hamburgers & buns
Soda Pop and Water
We will be needing any type of salads, baked beans, desserts, etc., if you feel so inclined. Here are the details for the picnic:
WHERE: Selfridge Air Museum, LH-02
WHEN: Saturday, August 3, 2019
TIME: 1300 (1:00) - ???
COST: $15 per person, payable at the gate, $10 per person if you bring a dish to pass. (A bag of chips probably does not qualify! - Rundell)
Points of interest:
~ 50/50 raffle
~ Available for sale on site: VP-93 Challenge Coins, VP-93 stickers/zappers,
P-3 prints and
VP-93 ball caps.
~ Don't forget to bring your favorite chair! ………..and your challenge coin!
****Also available this year again, are sponsor flags to be placed on each of the 18 holes. Contact Skipper Rundell for more info @ G5AV8OR@aol.com
HOTEL RESERVATIONS: For those out-of-towners who need a place to stay for the night, here are some hotels in the area that you might want to check out: These hotels are all within 5 miles of the base and offer a Military Discount, so get your reservations early.
The Concorde Inn – Unfortunately, the Concorde Inn is no longer available, as they
are selling out and it will no longer be a hotel No more “Tiki Bar” parties!☹
Hampton Inn & Suites - 45725 Marketplace Blvd., Chesterfield, MI 48051, 586-948-2300
Holiday Inn Express Hotel - 45805 Marketplace Blvd, Chesterfld, MI 48051, 586-598-4000 Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott - 45800 Market Place Blvd, Chesterfield, 45800, 855-263-0425
******(The Fairfield Inn seems to be the consensus choice)
NON DOD ID CARD HOLDERS – IMPORTANT NOTICE IF YOU WILL BE DRIVING THROUGH THE GATE.
Your names will be on the list at the Main Gate, however, you must provide me your name exactly as it appears on your driver's license, your driver’s license number and issuing state and your birthday. Be ready to provide your vehicle registration and proof of insurance for the vehicle as you approach the gate. Everyone in the vehicle must provide their Driver's license or ID.
I must receive this
information NLT 24 July to have you vetted by base security by the day of the
“Open.” It’s a “pain” but it’s what we have to deal with. L
This will be a very special day, celebrating 20 years of golf outings and picnics, so we are looking forward to seeing everyone there. Thank you for your years of support.