[Namron] was Guild of Camillus de Lellis now Accessible sites

Jennifer Jackson dagmarandowen at cox.net
Tue Sep 27 13:54:48 PDT 2005

I have been told that the Lake Murray  site is just not big enough to 
accommodate the needs of Protectorate.  There is a lot that goes into 
choosing a site, and sometimes the best of sites are just not available for 
one reason or another.  I know from my search for a site to include with my 
bid for Kingdom A&S that it can be very frustrating.

During that search for a site, I did suggest a site near McAlester to the 
Barony.  I was told that it was to far away, and not in the Barony's zip 
codes.  Distance is something we have to consider.  Not just because of the 
inconvenience  of getting the people to the event, but of getting all of the 
Barony's stuff to the site.  I think we sometimes all but empty the shed.

---- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lisa" <silvina at allegiance.tv>
To: "Barony of Namron" <namron at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2005 12:32 AM
Subject: Re: [Namron] was Guild of Camillus de Lellis now Accessible sites

>> Now it's your turn. Put your money where your mouth
>> is. Find us a site that is better, that is ADA
>> compliant, that is reasonable in cost.
>> We'll talk.
> Let's see... for one the site that the Canton of Rundel used for it's last
> Margrave... Robbers Cave State Park.  It may not be 100% ADA compliant, 
> but
> it comes a lot closer to it than Cimmaron.  You also don't have to deal 
> with
> having your event postponed because the boy scouts wanted the site for 
> that
> weekend.  I believe that Arrowhead Park is also much closer to being
> accessible than Cimmaron.  The site that was used for Beltaine, Lake 
> Murray
> State Park group camps, near Ardmore has issues, but at least you can get
> into and out of it without destroying your vehicle and the paths are in 
> good
> repair so that someone in a wheelchair isn't condemned to sitting in their
> camp waiting for people to come to them.  Not to mention that a portable
> ramp would go a long way towards making Lake Murray more accessible. 
> There
> are 2 other sites near McAlester that I know of that are accessible to 
> those
> in wheelchairs.  Give me a few days and I will get contact information for
> you.  Most of these sites cost less than Camp Cimmaron.  Also all of these
> sites allow alcohol as long as you follow the laws regarding it, so you
> would not have to have a dry site.  I do realise that all of these sites 
> are
> a bit of a drive from you, but we make that same drive when we come to an
> event.  Not to mention that the 4 sites near McAlester are close enough 
> for
> us to check them out physically, and I grew up in Ardmore and am familiar
> with the site there.  You challenged me to find sites that are accessible
> and within the Barony's budget, here you go.  Also, since McAlester is
> within the Barony's boundaries, most of these sites are also within the
> boundaries of the Barony.
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