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2018 Rally East - "Grand Strand Rally"

Join the WCMC at Ocean Lakes Family Campground, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
for the 2018 Rally East

The Grand Strand Rally

Welcome to South Carolina's Grand Strand in Myrtle Beach
30 sites, in the HH section have been reserved at the Ocean Lakes Family Campground
for our Rally. 
Please block out the following dates on your calendar:

10/07/18 - 10/11/18

All of our sites are all Pull-Through,  Full Hook-Up, 50A, Free WiFi, Concrete and Ocean Front.

Your Host are: Mike & Colleen Pelchat
Vice President Rallies East - George Parker

All of the on-site rally activities will be held in the recreation hall.
Activities have also been booked outside of the campground which include dinner and entertainment.

Fees to attend the rally are in 2 parts, the "Campground Fee" and the "Rally Fee."
You must call the campground as soon as possible to book your campsite.  
Please ID yourself as a Workhorse Club Member.
Ocean Lakes will ask for a 50% deposit.
The rate is $250.88 total for 4 nights. (reservation --> $125.44 @50%) 
Call Ocean Lakes Reservations at: 800-722-1451.
You may book early or stay late at the rally rate.
Call and book your rally site NOW !!

The "Rally Fee" is composed of your on-site & off-site meals and entertainment
that are a part of the Rally.  
(excluding the Liberty Steakhouse on Tuesday Night)
$ 130.00 - Rally Fees for Two People (includes Meals & Entertainment)
$ 65.00 - Rally Fees for One Person (includes Meals & Entertainment)
$ 65.00 - Additional Person (includes Meals & Entertainment)
40.00 - Child (includes Meals & Entertainment)
(All prices include taxes and gratuities)

Off Site Features:

10/08 - Monday - Dinner at "The Original Benjamin's Calabash & Seafood" and
an Evening at the Famous "Carolina Opry
10/09 - Tuesday - "Ripley's Aquarium" (included in the Rally fee)
"The Liberty Steakhouse" (self pay)
at the Award-Winning Broadway at the Beach -

On Site Features:
Welcome Social - Beach Front Gazebo (weather permitting)
Morning Pastries, Donuts and Coffee
Sandy's Ice Cream
WCMC Business Meeting

Southern BBQ Dinner
Daily Social's as Noted in the Itinerary

For additional information, (Features, Dates and Times) see the Rally Itinerary


Full refunds will cease 30 days prior to the rally. Cancellations after that date will forfeit a $25.00 fee or actual expenses incurred as determined by the rally host whichever is greater. Refunds will be made by the Club Treasurer after he receives specific authorization from the rally host.

As in the past, we are mailing out Rally Registration Forms to all our active members.
Please make sure that we receive your check before 9/7/18.
Please make checks payable to WCMC; send check and registration form to:  

Colleen Pelchat
3457 Kates Bay Highway
Conway, SC 29527

To pay for your rally fees NOW; click on the "REGISTER NOW" button top right of this page.  

Colleen Pelchat
Mike Pelchat
George Parker

WCMC ID Badges 

All WCMC Members attending are REQUIRED to have Club issued ID badges.  These ID's are typically worn on your shirt and are secured by a magnetic bar.  Those folks with medical needs may have a pin secured plate when requested.   Please notify us via eMail that you need an ID badge (pilot & co-pilot) and it will be provided to you when you check in
at the Rally Registration Desk.

Members that have been previously issued an ID badge may obtain another on request however there will be a charge.  Please eMail our VP of Membership ( )  with your request for a replacement ID badge. 
Rally attendees will also receive a 2018 Grand Strand Rally bar.  Members having achieved their 5 year and 10 year anniversary will also be awarded bars signifying same.

Representative Example  (less the FMCA "F" number) 


Please note that items on the Itinerary are subject to change as opportunity presents itself or situations change.  Please keep checking back often.

The Grand Strand Rally East
October 7 -11, 2018 
Ocean Lakes Family Campground
6001 South Kings Hwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29575

Ocean Lakes Camping Fees (Separate – You must call and book your site
$62.72 night -  $250.88 / 4 Nights - Phone:  877-510-1413  /  Reference:  "Workhorse Rally"

Sunday, Oct. 7.
1:00 – Setup the Recreation Hall, Registration Desk (volunteers needed)
2:00 – 4:00 Check-In at the Recreation Center
4:00 5:30 Dinner on your own
6:00 – 8:00 – Welcome to The Grand Strand Rally;  (Light Finger Foods and Beverages) 
Monday, Oct. 8.
8:00 – 9:00 – Breakfast  (TBA)
9:00  10:00  WCMC Website & Facebook Seminar by:  Mike Pelchat
10:00 – 12:00 – Workhorse Service Seminar by: Larry’s Auto Clinic
12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch on your own
1:00 – 3:00 – (TBA)
4:00 – Depart for the Original Benjamin’s Calabash & Seafood  (30 minutes travel via 17 bypass)
4:30 – 6:00 Seating & Dinner with the WCMC Group
6:00 – Depart for The Carolina Opry  (5-10 minutes travel)
6:30 – Seating at the Opry  (preshow entertainment) 
7:00 – The Carolina Opry Show

Tuesday, Oct. 9.
08:00 – Coffee & Pastries 
09:00 – 11:00 (+/-)  WCMC Business Meeting  (15 rig Quorum)
12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch on your own
2:00 – Depart for Broadway at the Beach  (30 minutes travel via 17 bypass)
2:30 – Arrive at Ripley’s Aquarium (included in the rally fee)
4:30 – Seating at the Liberty Steakhouse (Group Seating - Self Pay)
5:00 – WCMC Group Dinner (self-pay)
6:00 – Stroll around and enjoy the rest of your evening at Broadway at the Beach

Wednesday, Oct. 10.
8:00 – Coffee & Pastries
Enjoy your day and relax on the beach or in town.  Check out the Hollywood Wax Museum and other venues in Myrtle Beach like shopping at Barefoot Landing.   
4:00  5:00  Club Social, Light Snacks and Beverages
5:00 – 6:30 Catered Carolina BBQ Dinner 
7:00  9:00  Closing Activities (volunteers needed to restore the hall)

Thursday, Oct. 11.
08:00 – 9:00 – Hugs and Handshakes

(Note:  TBA = To Be Announced)

Sunday, October 7, 2018 to Thursday, October 11, 2018
Ocean Lakes Family Campground
6001 South Kings Highway
Myrtle Beach, SC  29575

Colleen Pelchat
WCMC - Rallies
Registration is required
Payment In Advance Only
Cancellation Policy:
Full refunds shall be made available 30 days prior to any rally. Any cancellation after that date shall forfeit a $25.00 fee or actual expenses incurred as determined by the rally host, whichever is greater. This cancellation policy shall be included on the registration form for each rally. Refunds shall be made by the club Treasurer only, after he receives a specific authorization from the rally host.
No Fee