HERE WE GO AGAIN

 

THIS TIME WE ARE GOING BACK TO WHERE ALL THE "OFF YEAR PICNICS" STARTED BACK IN 2010. OUR FIRST PICNIC WAS AT

DESOTO PARK IN ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA

 

                                                                         

AND IT WAS HELD THE LAST WEEKEND IN MARCH OF THAT YEAR IN SUNNY FLORIDA. ABOUT 25-30 BANCROFT SAILORS SHOWED UP AND WITH SIGNIFICANT OTHERS WE HAD PERHAPS 40 PEOPLE THERE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       THESE SCENES ARE FROM 2010

 

SINCE THAT YEAR WE HAD 3 MORE WINTER PICNICS; AT JOHNATHAN DICKERSON STATE PARK IN HOBE SOUND, AT JETTY PARK IN THE CAPE CANAVERAL AREA TWICE AND NOW WE ARE HEADING BACK TO FORT DE SOTO PARK IN ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA COME NEXT MARCH.

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NOW LETS TALK ABOUT THE NEXT ONE!!

( THIS WILL BE OUR 5th OFF YEAR PICNIC )

WHEN:                            SATURDAY,  MARCH 17  2018      9:00  AM  TILL  ??????

WHERE:                         FORT DE SOTO PARK, ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA,

DIRECTIONS FROM TAMPA AIRPORT:  EXIT THE AIRPORT AND FOLLOW THE SIGNS TO GET ONTO I-275 South.

                                                                                                              FOLLOW I-275 S. TO EXIT 17 & MERGE ONTO RT. 682. FOLLOW RT. 682 TO                                                                          RT. 679 S AND FOLLOW THAT TO DE SOTO PARK.

             

     

     

THE CAMPGROUND THERE CAN HANDLE LARGE MOTOR HOMES, POP UP CAMPERS, TENTS. TO RESERVE A SITE, CALL 727-582-2267

THE PARK CHARGES A $5.00 PARKING FEE PER VEHICLE

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THE PAVILION WE HAVE RESERVED IS THE LARGEST ONE THEY HAVE AND IT CAN HANDLE UP TO 200 PEOPLE WITH 24 TABLES AND A LARGE BBQ GRILL. PARKING AND BATHROOM FACILITIES ARE RIGHT NEARBY

SO  COME ON DOWN AND JOIN US!! -  you'll be tired of the cold by then, right?

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HERE'S HOW TO REGISTER TO ATTEND:

THE PER PERSON CHARGE FOR THIS PICNIC IS $25.00 PER PERSON; THIS INCLUDES THE FOOD AND SUPPLIES FOR THE COOKOUT AT THE PAVILLION.

( IT DOES NOT INCLUDE THE PARKING FEE )

    TO REGISTER, SEND A CHECK OR MONEY ORDER TO BILL BADALUCCA AT THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:  P.O. BOX 6868    NORTH PORT, FLORIDA  34290.

NOTE: MAKE THE CHECK OR MONEY ORDER OUT TO

"BILL BADALUCCA" , not "BANCROFT PICNIC" as originally stated

YOU WILL GET A RECEIPT BACK IN THE MAIL SOON AFTER THE MONEY IS RECEIVED

 

LET'S MAKE THIS ONE THE BIGGEST ONE

YET!

COME ON OUT & HAVE A GREAT ST. PATRICK'S DAY PICNIC. THERE WILL BE DOOR PRIZES AND AUCTIONS DURING THE PICNIC.

MORE ANNOUNCEMENTS OF PLANS FOR THE PICNIC WILL BE COMING OUT TO YOUR INBOX AS THEY DEVELOPE

SO MAKE SURE WE HAVE A GOOD EMAIL FOR YOU AT ALL TIMES

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HERE IS A LIST OF WHO IS COMING SO FAR: AS OF 12-15-17

THIS LIST WILL UPDATE AS REGISTRATIONS COME IN

BILL BADALUCCA   JIM BENOIT   PAUL LEONE  LARRY KILE   

 

 

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