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2015 Activities

December 20th (Sunday) 1:00pm
A luncheon meeting hosted by Jack and Janette at The Corner Pub and Grill 15824 Fountains Plaza Dr., Chesterfield, MO 63017 (636-230-3400).

November 21st (Saturday) 1:00pm
A luncheon meeting hosted by Joan and Jerry at "Crusoe's Restaurant" 5591 Oakville Shopping Center, Oakville, MO (314-872-0620).

Business Meeting: Election of Officers & Annual 3 River's Dues

October - 16th - 18th
Campout hosted by Carolyn and Larry (due to Sandy's recent surgery) at:
Big Creek RV Park
47247 State Hwy. 49
Annapolis, MO 63620
Phone: 573-598-1064


The Ardadia Fall Mountain Music Festival in Ironton and the Ozark Heritage Festival in Piedmont Saturday and Sunday. For the evenings, we played our favorite games in the activites room.


Dinner - provided by Carylon and Larry was mild chilli, hot dogs, buns and fixings. Those attending brought a dessert or snack.
Dinner at Baylee Joe'
Potluck breakfast; business meeting following.

Sept - 11th - 13th (2nd weekend)

Campout hosted by Jim and Phyllis at:
Cozy C RV Campground,LLC
16733 Highway 54
Bowling Green, MO 63334
Phone: 573-324-3055
Fax: 573-324-3055
E-Mail: cozycamp@wildblue.net

Tours of local thrift stores, "The Landing" in Louisiana for lunch, Louisiana City Wide Yard Sale, Champ Clark Heritage Festival and Car Show in Bowling Green. Dinner at "the Saints Avenue Cafe" and games in the recreation room.

August 14th - 16th

Campout hosted by Bette and Don at:
Lazy Day Campground
214 Highway J
Danville, MO 63361
Phone:(573) 564-2949
Email: lazydaycamping@aol.com

Friday: Lunch at Marlene's in Williamsburg with a tour of Ameren's Callaway Nuclear Power Plant following for those that were able.
Friday Evening: Potluck dinner at the campground with pork steaks and brats supplied by the hosts. We gathered in the air conditioned big recreation hall afterward to watch the Baseball Cardinals.
Saturday: Potluck lunch of leftovers from Friday's dinner with a tour of the National Churchill Museum in Fulton, MO following. We dined in Montgomery City for supper at "Oliver's on Sturgeon" then back to the campground and the air conditioned big recreation hall to watch another Baseball Cardinals game.
Sunday: Potluck breakfast followed by a business meeting.

July 17th - 19th

Campout hosted by Bob and Jan at
Camp Lakewood Campground
1217 W. Rickelman
Effingham, IL 62401
Phone 1-800-961-1198 or 217-342-6233

Thursday: Supper at the Holiday Inn near the campground.
Friday: Pot luck dinner at the campground with ham and beans furnished by the hosts.
Saturday: Dinner at Niemerg's Steak House then back to the campground for an informal business as no officers were in attendance.

June 26th - 28th

Campout, hosted by Jim and Renate at
Cape Camping & RV Park
1900 Kingshighway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Phone 1-800-335-1178

Wednesday: For those who arrived early we had supper at Casa Mexicana next to the campground.
Friday: Friday afternoon we toured the Cape Girardeau facility of VIP Industries. They are one of the largest sheltered workshops in Missouri and employ over 175 individuals with developmental disabilities in their buildings. All who attended we impressed with the operation and the people who work there. Friday evening we had a pot luck supper featuring hotdogs and salad furnished by the hosts.
Saturday: It was off to exploring the area, hunting junk and ancient treasures. Checking the height of the Mississippi downtown, and lunching at the many small restaurants in old Cape Girardeau seemed to use up the day. Supper was at Delmonico's Buffet in Jackson and then back to the campground for table games.
Sunday -- 8:30 am - Potluck breakfast followed by a business meeting.

May 15th-17th- Lady Bug RV Park

Campout, hosted by Larry and Carolyn at:
The Ladybug RV Park
355 Hwy F
Cuba MO 65453
(phone: 573-885-3622

Saturday lunch, dinner, dessert and snacks served at the campground.

Friday -- 4:15 pm - Meet to carpool to Country Bob's in St. James for dinner.
-- 4:30 pm - Leave for St. James - Order off the menu or choose the Fish & Chicken Buffet.
-- After dinner - Games and snacks in the meeting room.
Saturday -- Breakfast on your own.
-- 9:00 am - Prep for dinner.
-- 10:00 am - Washer Tournament - please bring a washer game if you have one.
    Get your game hat on - prizes will be awarded!
-- 12:00 - Hot dogs, Polish sausage, chips & cookies for lunch.
-- 2:00 pm - Craft activity (details later).
-- 4:00 pm - Prep & cook & set up for dinner.
-- 5:00 pm - Dinner at the campground: BBQ pork steaks, corn on the cob, baked beans, slaw & dessert.
-- After dinner, clean up.
-- Later, Makin s'mores for dessert and then ??????
Sunday -- 8:30 am - Potluck breakfast followed by a business meeting.

April 17th - 19th
The first campout of 2015, hosted by Larry and Darlene at:
Happy Trails RV Park
18376 Campground Rd
Phillipsburg, MO 65722
(phone: 417-532-3422)


Those who made it in by Thursday enjoyed dinner at T's Redneck Steakhouse followed by games in the recreation room.

Friday: Dowd's Catfish House (with an extensive menu) followed by games at clubhouse.

Saturday afternoon: Tour the Rt. 66 Museum & Research Center.
Saturday dinner: "T's" Redneck Steak House
Saturday evening: 7 p.m., the Prater Country Music.

Sunday morning: Potluck breakfast and business meeting.

Many stayed over till Monday to avoid a rainy trip home.

Bennett Springs
Heartland Antique Mall
Cowan Convention Center (garage sale April 18th)
Shepherd Hills Factory Outlet
Antique mall just down the road from Happy Trails
Factory Stores of America
Fallen Warriors Memorial - American Veterans Memorial located at the Cowan Convention Center as well as Palmer Park including a trail winding around the Civic Center.

March - Saturday the 21st
A Saturday restaurant meeting hosted by Bob and Sharon at Jilly's Cafe and Steakhouse in High Ridge, MO 63049 (phone: 636-449-4500).

February - Sunday the 15th
A Sunday luncheon meeting hosted by Kevin and Sue at Rookies Bar and Grill, 3721 New Town Blvd., St. Charles, MO 63306 (phone: 636-724-3737).

January - Sunday the 18th
A Sunday luncheon meeting was hosted by Dale and Linda at "The Bistro at the Square" 49 Jefferson Square, DeSoto, MO 63020. Following lunch, a business meeting was held.


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