The River's Edge Newsletter - November 2021
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Halloween 2021 was Spooktacular!!!
A big shout out to Bill & John ('The Halloween Boys') for all their hard work decorating the campground for Halloween weekend! A big thank you to Stephen for the tasty food for the parties!
TRE ANNUAL TOY DRIVE

Each year, generous members of The River's Edge donate toys and money to help Santa serve families in the local communities. It's that time of year again.

Here's how you can donate:
  • Drop off a new, unwrapped toy at the office
  • Drop off a monetary donation at the office
  • Send money via VENMO to: @JimBazluki (be sure to note 'TRE Toy Drive' in the note/memo section)

Here are some ideas of what to donate:
Ages 3 - 7
  • Books (fiction & nonfiction)
  • Board Games and Interactive Games
  • Puzzles
  • Building Sets and Legos
  • Play-Dough Kits
  • Crayons with Coloring Books
  • Art and Craft Kits
  • Play Food or Kitchen Sets
  • Doll House Toys
  • Baby Dolls
  • Train Sets
  • Mr. Potato Head
  • Toy Trucks and Cars
  • Stuffed Animals

Ages 8 - 12
  • Books (fiction & nonfiction)
  • Card Games
  • Board Games and Electronic Games
  • Puzzles
  • Sports Equipment
  • Journal Sets
  • Art, Jewelry, Nail and Craft Kits
  • Science Kits
  • Building Sets and Legos
  • Remote Control Cars
  • Action Figures and Transformers
  • Bath Products
  • Gift Cards
  • Bikes and Helmets
  • Skateboards

Ages 13 - 18
  • Skateboards
  • Snowboards
  • Gift Cards
  • Dart Board
  • Headphones
  • Comforters
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Nice Jewelry
  • Watches
  • Bean Bag Chairs
  • Graphic or character t-shirts or hoodies,
  • Athletic Apparel
  • Handheld Electronic Games
  • Board Games (Life, Pictionary, Apples to Apples, Monopoly, Rummikub, Sequence, Taboo, Cranium, Trivial Pursuit, etc)  

Let's make sure Santa has what he needs to make every child smile for the holidays.
Winter Is Coming!

Time To
Winterize
Your
Camper
Take a few steps now to prevent damage to your camper during cold weather:
  • Drain your waste water tanks and pour nontoxic RV/Marine antifreeze in your tanks. Also pour some in your sinks and showers to prevent the water in the P-traps from freezing.
  • Drain your fresh water tanks (storage tank & water heater tank) as well as all your water lines.
  • Remove all food that may draw bugs and mice, and all liquids that may freeze and burst.
  • Place ant and roach traps throughout your camper. Place peppermint granules where food and garbage was stored to help deter mice.
  • Place silica dry-packs around camper to help reduce moisture that may develop from the daily temperature changes.
  • Make sure your tires are properly inflated so they will be ready for spring.
  • Do some 'spring cleaning' such as cleaning the fridge (leave the door propped open to prevent mold and mildew), remove sheets and towels for laundering, sweep and mop floors, vacuum carpets, and wipe down surfaces.
Our Winter Rates Will Begin December 1st!
Come visit us for a nice winter weekend getaway for half the price!
(Excludes New Year's Weekend 12/31/21 - 1/2/22)
Upcoming Events
Meet & Greet - 7pm Each Friday @ The Bonfire Pit
Saturday Night Potlucks - 6:30pm @ The Clubhouse
November 25 - Thanksgiving Luncheon
November 26 - Black Friday Party
November 27 - Campground Cleanup
December 30 - January 1 - New Year’s Eve Weekend
Come have Thanksgiving with us!

When: Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25 @ 3PM
Where: The Clubhouse

Details: The campground will provide a turkey and a ham. Bring your favorite side dish, casserole, and/or dessert to contribute to the feast.

The clubhouse and kitchen will be open at 1pm for anyone that needs to warm their dishes, or has a dish that needs a short cooking time. Otherwise have your dish at the clubhouse by 2:45pm.
Come and enjoy some beer/cocktails, music and fellowship at Bambi's place

Bring a new toy or two for TRE's Annual Toy Drive for the local children of Elbert County. Each year, the toy drive helps Santa bring joy to many families during the holidays.
Volunteers needed for Campground Cleanup Weekends!

Winter takes quite a toll on the grounds here and each year volunteers pitch in to restore campsites, remove limbs and fallen trees, spruce up fire pits and generally make sites inviting for guests. It's a lot of fun and a great way to meet new people and visit with old acquaintances.

You'll be rewarded with a hot lunch at the clubhouse as well!

Volunteers will meet on the clubhouse deck before 9 am on the cleanup day. Mike will head up the event.

Some tools will be provided but volunteers are welcome to bring their own. Gloves are recommended.
Need to Schedule an Event?
To schedule an event, send an email to the calendar events address calendar@camptheriversedge.com, include the dates and at least basic info for the event. If there are no conflicts, it will put it on the calendar.
Reminders...
The pool is now closed for the winter. It will re-open in the spring for another fun-filled season!
The Hot Tub is open all year to relax, soak, and chat with old friends and new. It is closed daily between 8 and 9am for cleaning and maintenance.
Every Friday night at 7pm, gather at the fire pit behind the game room for Meet & Greet. Punch and light snacks are provided.
Cameras and video equipment use are restricted. This includes smartphone cameras. The capture and use of inappropriate images without consent of all parties involved is a violation of campground policy.
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 The weeks and weekends are simply fabulous here.
  
Remember to check out the web page, camptheriversedge.com,
for details regarding accommodations and links to event sites. 

Plan your trips this year to join us at camp where
we thrive at living on the EDGE.