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  • 10th Annual RF2C2 Gathering
    Updated On: Apr 22, 2024

    10th ANNUAL RETIRED FAIRFAX FIREFIGHTERS GATHERING. 

    OCTOBER 17 – 20, 2024

    Your Gathering Committee wants to pass on some important updates regarding next year’s gathering .

     

    ·       The Saturday, October 19th, MAIN EVENT will be held at Calli Baker’s Firehouse & Grill.  Noon-until……

    ·       The Quilts of Valor Event will be Saturday at the Main Event.  Limited to 5 recipients. 

    ·       The Friday, October 18th venue is currently TBD.  Noon-until…..

    ·       A “ NEW”  Host Hotel is currently TBD. 

    ·       The Thursday, October 17th Dinner Cruise is still on !

    ·       Friday and Saturday Golf is still on.  Courses to be determined. 

    ·       Sunday October 20th Brunch is still on !

    ·       A Friday morning activity for those not golfing is being worked on. 

    The Committee will have more details to pass on, especially the Host Hotel and Friday venue, to our retirees within the next few weeks. 

    We just wanted to give everyone a “heads up” that changes had to be made.  

    And since this will be our landmark 10th Annual Gathering, we want everyone to be marking their calendars and planning to join us next year.

    Update 03/11/2024

    Retired Fairfax Firefighters Carolina Coalition’s

     

    10th Anniversary Reunion  October 16 – 20, 2024

     

    Timeline

     

    PLEASE READ CAREFULLY FOR CHANGES TO SOME ACTIVITIES

    HOST HOTEL   The host hotel for the 2024 Gathering will be the Holiday Inn Express Myrtle Beach-Broadway at the Beach.  This hotel is located right next door to one of Myrtle Beach’s best-known shopping, entertainment and dining attractions – Broadway at the Beach.  It is also right next door to our new Friday lunch venue, The Carolina Ale House !!   The hotel does not have “suites” as Staybridge offered, but we personally checked the rooms, amenities, and they are well appointed and offer everything you’ll need for your stay.  All rooms have refrigerators, microwaves, a Keurig, hairdryers, an iron/ironing board, and a safe that is programmable.  There is a complimentary breakfast.  The facility is dog friendly, for an extra fee.  It is also a NO SMOKING facility. 

    Rooms are available for our attendees at $109.00 for 2 queens and $119.00 for a king per night plus tax.  Check-In is 3 PM, Check-Out is 11:00 AM.  Bookings can be made at this time by clicking on the link   Fairfax FD Reunion     it will take you directly to the Group rates and room availability.   I was told no more king rooms are available. 


    --
    Dennis

     

     

    Wednesday, October 16th   7:30 PM   **NEW EVENT**   LEGENDS IN CONCERT!   

    2925 Hollywood Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577   Starring  *ELVIS*! Plus 4 to 5 other Entertainers, full lineup to be announced soon!   LOW FIRST RESPONDER RATE $29 PER PERSON!  50 seats being held with option to reserve more!   Call the Box Office at: 843-238-7827 to reserve your seats!  Use:  Group Name: Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Department Retirees     Cut off date October 1st.

    Confirmation #  275311   Group Code: G29

     

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    Thursday, October 17th      BAREFOOT PRINCESS DINNER CRUISE:  Leaves at 4:30 pm.

    -$50/person (first price increase we’ve had)   

    -Catered by Mission BBQ

    -Whole boat reserved - need 90 or we just use the lower deck with a max of 60

     

    Cutoff date for reservations:  October 1st.  

     

    To make your reservation CONTACT Jackie Sheads @ jsheads@gmail.com

    She takes payments at:  PayPal     @JackieSheads

    Venmo is @Jackie-Sheads

    Home address is 1131 Lampwick Ln, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 for checks.

     

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    Friday, October 18th     GOLF, - 8 foursomes (32 players)  booked at River Oaks Golf Club

    831 River Oaks RD., Myrtle Beach SC 29579   8:00 AM Split Tee for $59   Cutoff date is September 30th.

     

    You MUST email Bucky if you want to be included:   wtbrown426@verizon.net

     

     

    *****    CHANGE OF VENUE FOR FRIDAY LUNCH  *****

     

    Friday, October 18   CAROLINA ALE HOUSE   11am-?     2915 Hollywood Drive

    Myrtle Beach.    Order from menu/Full bar.    WE WILL NOT BE HAVING FRIDAY LUNCH AT CALI  BAKERS THIS YEAR       

     

     

     

    Friday, October 18th    **NEW EVENT**   PICKLEBALL   .  Beginning at 9 am   Pickleball is a fun game that's easy to play.  It's an easier version of tennis mixed with a larger version of ping-pong.   Jasa Wolfrey is hosting the retiree round robin in her neighborhood.   Spouses and family members are invited.   There is NO cost to play.
    There are 4 dedicated courts to play (that's 16 people at the same time).  Feel free to bring your own equipment.  However, there will be paddles and balls available to share.    Please contact Jasa Wolfrey with any questions or concerns. RSVP is a MUST: 
    jasawolfrey@gmail.com.
    Location:
    Prestwick Tennis Club
    1375 McMaster Dr
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29575

     

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    Saturday, October 19th    GOLF , - 5 foursomes (20 players)  booked at Azalea Sands.   2100 Hwy 17S North Myrtle Beach SC 29582.   8:00 Shotgun Start.   $46.40 + tax   cutoff date is September 30th                You MUST email Bucky if you want to be included:  wtbrown426@verizon.net

     

     

    Saturday October 19th   8:00 AM-10:30 AM   CRAFTS, LAUGHS & LINE-UP!

    Hosted by Jasa Wolfrey @ Cali Bakers.   Doors open early for partners of golfers that need to be dropped off early!  You can order breakfast off Cali Bakers menu. 

    It will be a fun-filled morning of Crafts, Laughs & More!   Supplies will be provided to make Bracelets, Keychains, and Christmas Ornaments.   All are welcome for laughs, friendships and fun!      Questions or Further information, Jasa Wolfrey at:  jasawolfrey@gmail.com    or Call/Text 703-203-5117   

     

     

    SATURDAY OCTOBER 19TH – NOON – UNTIL ??      THE MAIN EVENT .   OUR 10TH ANNIVERSARY GATHERING AT CALI  BAKERS !!!!!    Come and see old friends, eat lunch, reminisce. 

    We will also hold our Quilts of Valor Celebration again, recognizing 5 of our brother and sister veterans.

     

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    Sunday October 20TH  - BRUNCH AT THE BRINKLEY’S  Around 10ish.   (come whenever you can!)   Menu TBD   1205 Golfview Drive, North Myrtle Beach , SC 28582.   Questions? Call or Text Kim 540-220-6846

      

    Parking: Some driveway parking, Street parking on Golfview Drive, Norvall Street and Villa Drive, all four wheels on the pavement, in front of other homes, one side of street only please.

     

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    UDS screenings     We have confirmed we will offer screenings this year on Wednesday, October 16th  and Thursday October 17th.  We are still firming up details and will be providing more information in the near future. 


    --
    Dennis

    The 10th Anniversary T-shirts for our Myrtle Beach reunion are ready to order.

     

    The committee has been working hard to make these shirts special for our 10th Anniversary Gathering. 

     

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

     

    Men's sized shirts are tan color crew neck shirts. 

     

    Women's sized shirts are sapphire color v-neck shirts

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    The women's shirts are true to size, not loose fitting but not fitted.

     

    Below is the link to the women's shirt which includes a sizing chart located right below the ADD TO CART Green box to help ladies choose the appropriate size. The shirt for this year is the G500VL. 

     

    https://www.shirtspace.com/gildan/t-shirts/4106-gildan-g500vl-ladies-heavy-cotton-100-cotton-v-neck-t-shirt?variant_id=234694

     

    Pricing is as follows for MEN crew neck T-shirts:

    Small-Medium, Large, X-Large :  $25.00

    2XL                                                         27.00

    3XL                                                         29.00

     

    Pricing for WOMEN V-Neck T-Shirts:

    Small, Medium, Large, X-Large $27.00

    2XL                                                      29.00

    3XL                                                      31.00

     

    As in the past, if I have to mail your shirts, there will be a minimum additional S&H fee of $15.00.  If more I will email you the costs. 

     

    Taking orders until September 30th.

     

     

    Email your orders to: fairfaxgatherings@gmail.com

     

     

    I can accept payment in one of 3 ways:

    Checks made out to me and mailed to:

    Dennis Michaliga

    3118 Redfield Dr

    Leland, NC 28451

    or

    PayPal - sent to:   dmichaliga@aol.com

    Zelle   -   sent to:      dennismichaliga@gmail.com

    Upon receipt of payment, I will email you to confirm I have your order and payment. 

     


     

     

     

     


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    Dennis

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