Nebraska Chapter-at-Large

Nebraska Chapter-at-Large

President:  Dot Wenke

Telephone #:  402-492-9976

Other Officers

Vice President: Gene Bowman

Treasurer: Barb Renicker

Secretary: Russell Wenke


Historian: Pamela Sondag

Activity Director: Sandy Bowman

Charity Director: Emily Hansen

Area of State

 Anywhere in Nebraska

Date Chartered

June 1997


Chapter-At-Large was organized on June 13, 1997 at Kearney, NE.  The Charter membership included 19 rigs, 37 people.  The Nebraska Chapter-At-Large is a fellowship group to promote the ideals of the Good Sam Club.  We accept members from all over.  The chapter officially meets once a year at the Nebraska RV Rally / Good Sam Samboree in Hastings, NE.  It also meets “just for fun” in the spring and in the fall.  It  contributes to Patriot Dogs and Special Olympics.  The chapter has a President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer.  We also have an Activity Director, a Charity Director, and a Historian.  Some of the places we have gone for our camp outs are:  Victorian Acres near Nebraska City, NE; Kearney RV Park & Campground, Kearney NE; Prairie Oasis  RV Park near Henderson, NE; Burkley Park near Stromsberg, NE; Onurwa RV Park near Onawa, IA; Windmill State Park near Gibbon, NE; Willow Springs Campground near Burwell, NE and Pine Grove RV Park near Greenwood, NE.


 At the Samboree, Chapter-At-Large runs Samgo (Good Sam Bingo), helps with the Bean Bag Toss, and cookies & coffee.  Gene and his wife Sandy organize the vendors.  The Historian, Pam Sondag, directs the choir at the Sunday morning memorial and worship service.

2 0 1 6   A C T I V I T I E S

SPRING OUTING: We met at Kearney RV Park on April 28 thru May 1. It was a wet and chilly time, but the clubhouse served us very well. Despite the weather and some outside conflicts, we still had a good group.

FRIDAY EVENING: potluck supper

SATURDAY MORNING: potluck breakfast

SATURDAY EVENING: ate out at The Alley Rose

2016 NEBRASKA RV RALLY: June 9, 10, 11, & 12 at Hastings NE — 14 rigs attended

It was another successful rally for our Chapter. We had the most rigs in attendance, Pam won first place for our scrapbook, and we raised the second most money with the 50/25/25. The weather got a bit hot, but we did not face all the rain from last year. We also added four new rigs to our chapter.

2016 FALL OUTING: The fall camp-out will be September 22 thru 25 at Victorian Acres, near Nebraska City. Look forward to more socializing and good eating!


The Nebraska State RV Rally / Samboree will be held in Hastings, NE from June 4th to the 7th.  Chapter-At-Large will have their official meeting at the Samboree.  Come to this meeting to find out more about the Chapter.  Refer to the main web site of the Nebraska Good Sam Club for more information about the Samboree.

SPRING OUTING: Twelve rigs with a total of 25 people met for our 2015 spring outing. A week later, rumor has it that one of the rigs is now mired in a late snow. Oh well, after all this is Nebraska.

There were the normal activities: pot lucks, lots of visiting, and dining out. In addition, the ladies and a few of the men worked on blankets for the Veterans. Later, several of the ladies got together for a craft session to create some things for themselves.

NEBRASKA STATE RV RALLY:  The Nebraska State RV Rally / Samboree was held in Hastings, NE from June 4th to the 7th. There were 15 rigs present from Chapter-At-Large. There was good participation at the scheduled events as well as a couple extra meals at local restaurants. It was a great time!

FALL OUTING:  We will meet at Victorian Acres near Nebraska City on September 24th thru 27th. (That is just after the Apple Jack Festival.) We expect a good turn-out again for food, fun, and a bit of work.

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