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NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« on: October 28, 2016, 02:57:12 PM »


Location: Toys R Us Parking Lot
               1460 Pleasant Valley Road,
                Manchester, CT


Date: Saturday Dec 3rd, 2016
Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Join Northeast Jeep and the USMC for its 8th Annual Toys for Tots Drive.

A new, unwrapped toy, per person, is required to attend the meet & greet.  

We are doing things a little different this year.   Instead of holding this event indoors, and not being able to see any decorated Jeeps.   We've decided to host it in the Toys R Us parking lot!!

Prizes will be awarded for Best Decorated Jeep.  

Also,  the "Big Guy" himself might be making an appearance.  
So make sure to bring the family.


For more information on Toys for Tots:  www.toysfortots.org
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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2016, 08:05:31 AM »
So who's planning on deckin' their jeep halls....
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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2016, 08:17:01 AM »
I'm in, need to enlist the help of my better 3/4 on this deal. If she doesn't do it, it will end up real Redneck...  :eek:

I have a theme but know she won't go for it...   :rotflmao:
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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2016, 11:48:40 AM »
We've been asked to start the parking in the highlighted area, and then go from there as jeeps show up.

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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2016, 02:02:36 PM »
Would we be able to "section" this off? So non-Jeeps don't take our spots?
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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2016, 02:11:31 PM »
Looks more like an outlined area  than  highlighted
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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2016, 02:29:29 PM »
Would we be able to "section" this off? So non-Jeeps don't take our spots?

Unfortunately we will not have that ability.
However,  the manager said that most of the event they do like this,  the majority of the group will be able to park together.
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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2016, 02:30:56 PM »
Looks more like an outlined area  than  highlighted

Semantics..... Santa.
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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2016, 04:11:20 PM »
I'd like to stop by in the morning. I'll have to see the if the timing works out well enough. Manchester is 1hr 10 minutes from me, and I'm leaving for PA around 1:00 or so that day. Hopefully I can make a short stop to help out if that's ok.
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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #9 on: November 15, 2016, 04:16:30 PM »
Whatever you can do.   The more the Merrier.
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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #10 on: November 15, 2016, 04:16:36 PM »
I'd like to stop by in the morning. I'll have to see the if the timing works out well enough. Manchester is 1hr 10 minutes from me, and I'm leaving for PA around 1:00 or so that day. Hopefully I can make a short stop to help out if that's ok.

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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #11 on: November 17, 2016, 01:57:26 PM »
Judging for the Best Decorated Jeep will happen between 1pm-2pm,  with the winners being announced immediately following.
You have to be present to win.

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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #12 on: November 21, 2016, 11:56:58 PM »
We need a large sleigh
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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #13 on: November 22, 2016, 05:04:56 AM »
We need a large sleigh

How about a small trailer decorated as a sleigh?
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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #14 on: November 22, 2016, 09:12:21 AM »
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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #15 on: November 22, 2016, 09:13:58 AM »
Got some inspiration this morning.   
Just picked up some supplies.   

It's now on like Donkey Kong.

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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #16 on: November 22, 2016, 08:44:26 PM »
Nice! Wish I had the time to do something that elaborate! That's awesome!
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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #17 on: November 22, 2016, 10:16:31 PM »
This is a great event for a great cause!
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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #18 on: November 25, 2016, 06:05:57 PM »
what time does the event go till 2 or 3? I found 2 different posts....Just don't want to miss dropping off a toy....But I will be working 7p-7a the night before and need a little sleep before i hit the road..LOL
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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #19 on: November 25, 2016, 09:16:07 PM »
what time does the event go till 2 or 3? I found 2 different posts....Just don't want to miss dropping off a toy....But I will be working 7p-7a the night before and need a little sleep before i hit the road..LOL


Location: Toys R Us Parking Lot
               1460 Pleasant Valley Road,
                Manchester, CT


Date: Saturday Dec 3rd, 2016
Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #20 on: November 26, 2016, 01:50:42 PM »
A good trailer from the Elves from Nejeune...
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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #21 on: November 27, 2016, 03:57:44 PM »
I cross posted on Jeepforum as well as Wranglerforum to see if we can get a bit more traffic as well.

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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #22 on: December 05, 2016, 01:49:07 PM »
:)
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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #23 on: December 05, 2016, 04:52:30 PM »
did anything happen that John Q Public might want to see or you guys going to keep it all on the member side and facebook
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Re: NEJEEP 2016 Toys for Tots Drive
« Reply #24 on: December 05, 2016, 05:52:18 PM »
Don't wanna step on any toes so I can let someone else make an official statement but great turnout, collected a ton of toys and had a blast!