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Swanpool Revisited Weekend

Submitted by Holly_Fields on Wed, 10/10/2012 - 9:48am

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Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 10:00am to Sunday, February 24, 2013 - 12:15pm

 SWANPOOL REVISITED.  *************DINNER LOCATION HAS CHANGED SEE NOTE AT BOTTOM OF NOTICE**************************

Depart Lilydale 10a.m. Saturday, February 23rd. Return Feb. 24th.

Ride leader: Ron Blomley (0429440569). Please advise Ron of your intentions to come along so he can confirm the numbers for the dinner.

Following along the same lines as previous years a Saturday-Sunday ride has been organised.
Accommodation for Saturday night will be at Midland Holiday Park approx. 10 kms. from Bonnie Doon on the Midland Highway.
Bookings must be made by 'phoning , Peter or Donna on 03 57 682 416.

Accommodation consists of 3 two bedroom cabins with bathrooms ($95 for 2 people. $10 each for extra persons).
                                                  Cottage: $175 for 4 people ($20 each for extra persons).
                                                  Standard cabins: $65 per 2 people.
                                                  Powered camp site: $25 for 2 people.
                                                  Unpowered site: $7.50 per person.

Accommodation at the caravan park is your responsibility. Be sure to mention Melbourne Ulysses as I have reserved all beds until mid- January.
If you require refreshments for the relaxing afternoon they are available (cold) at Bonnie Doon lunch stop.
a cooked breakfast is available at the caravan park (Sunday) for $10.
A film has been organised (outdoor) for Saturday night. If you have a favourite C.D. we may be able to include that.
Over the past few years this week-end has proved to be relaxing and enjoyable.   

***************************************THE LOCATION OF THE EVENING MEAL HAS CHANGED SEE ADDITIONAL NOTE BELOW ***********************************

$19 per person

Due  to some "oversight" by the proprietor of Swanpool General Store Saturday night's dinner will be kindly catered for by Donna and Peter at the Midland Holiday Park.
Dinner will be in the form of a smorgasbord with two meats, multiple vegetables and a sweet (much better than a hamburger and sausage roll which were offered at the store).
To compensate for the double booking (the other function being a music night with other motorcyclists of unknown affiliations) we were offered free admission to that function.
As it is not along the relaxed nature of our previous Swanpool week-end I declined the offer and indicated I would not be returning to that venue in the future.
Every other aspect of the week-end is unchanged.
Sorry for any inconvenience; it will hopefully make for a better outcome.
Ron Blomley.