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Grounds Services

AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS

Aerial photographs of the convention will be available at the Information Center in North Sister and at the FMCA Store, booths #510, 512, 514, and 516, in the Hooker Creek Event Center (see program map). Color 8x10 photographs will be available for $10 as soon as possible, depending on the weather.

AREA RALLY BOOTH

Learn more about FMCA’s area organizations and their events. Plan your travels to include one of the 10 area rallies. FMCA area vice presidents will be on hand to assist your planning with dates and locations. FMCA’s Area Rally booth, #513, will be located in the Hooker Creek Event Center (see program map).

BANKING

Attendees may withdraw cash using Discover, VISA, and MasterCard at ATM machines located at Hooker Creek Event Center, at the gate near the tour bus stop, and inside the foyer of Middle Sister.

A full-service branch of U.S. Bank is located at:
314 S.W. 6th St.
Redmond, OR 97756
Phone: 541-548-1071

Lobby Hours:
Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Closed Saturday & Sunday

Drive-up window hours:
Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday; an ATM machine is available 24 hours.

Directions from Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center: Travel south on S.W. Airport Way. Turn right onto U.S. 97 north toward Redmond. Continue to follow U.S. 97. Turn left on Evergreen Avenue, then turn right on 5th Street. The bank is on Cascade Avenue & 5th Street when heading north.

CAR RENTAL

Car rentals at discounted convention rates are available through Avis Rent-A-Car. Daily and weekly rates are available. To reserve a car, contact Avis at 800-331-1600 and use your FMCA Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number A674399. Or reserve online (http://www.avis.com/) and have your discount number automatically included in your reservation and receive an e-mail confirmation.

 CHAPTER ACTIVITY CENTERS

You may sign up at the FMCA Office, located in the Tumalo and Sparks breakout rooms of the South Sister building, to use one of the seminar rooms for chapter activities. Please use the rooms and enjoy, but be advised that each area must be returned to its original condition before your chapter activity ends. That way, each of the areas will be ready for seminars or other activities following your meeting. We appreciate your cooperation.

COMPUTER INFORMATION

Internet Café
The FMCA Information Center in North Sister will serve as your cyber launching pad during FMCA's “Redmond Rocks!” convention. You may plug in your own laptop to check e-mail messages, get on-line with one of the computers provided, or go wireless. Note: this is a free service.

If you bring your laptop to the Internet Café, please be sure to bring your cables with you. Did you forget your laptop in your coach? No problem. Computers will be available with free Internet access. Please be courteous and keep your browsing to 15 minutes if others are waiting to use the terminals. Those with Web-based e-mail accounts may access their e-mail.

Feel like going wireless? The Internet Café will have just what you are looking for to make the Wi-Fi connection.

The Internet Café will be open 24 hours beginning Monday, August 9, at 8:00 a.m., and continuing through Saturday, August 14.

Computer Help Desk
As part of the Internet Café, a computer Help Desk will be staffed by knowledgeable members of the Bits & Bytes chapter at the FMCA Information Center in North Sister. The Help Desk will be open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, August 12, 13, and 14, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Help Desk staff is available to assist you with your Internet connection. Obtain information about communicating on the road and about the various Internet service providers. Discuss your computer problems with the Help Desk staff. There may be a simple solution.

CONVENTION OFFICE

FMCA's convention office is located in the Tumalo and Sparks breakout rooms of the South Sister building.

DENTIST

Redmond Dental Group
1765 S.W. Parkway Drive
Redmond, OR 97756
Phone: 541-548-8175
FAX: 541-548-7025
Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Directions from the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center. Turn left onto S.W. Airport Way. Turn right to merge on to U.S. 97 N. Travel 1/7-mile. Turn left at S.W. 11th Street. Take the third left onto S.W. Kalama Avenue. Turn right at S.W. 15th Street. Turn left at S.W. Highland Avenue. Take the second right onto S.W. Parkway Drive. The Redmond Dental Group will be on the left.

DUMP STATIONS

There are no designated dump stations located at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center. Advanced Systems will have trucks making rounds throughout the various FMCA parking lots and will be available to empty holding tanks for a charge of $30 for the service. 

If you wish to have your coach serviced by a roving septic truck, you may purchase a ''septic'' window sign for your coach from Advanced Systems at the FMCA Information Center in North Sister. Hours when you may purchase the septic signs are 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, August 11, 12, 13, and 14. Place it in the street-side, most visible window of your coach.

Remember to leave your coach commode valve open when your holding tank is being emptied so there is no danger of collapsing your holding tanks.

Advanced Systems is FMCA's official septic company and the only company authorized to furnish individual coach service to attendees parked at this convention. Please contact FMCA security or convention office staff if another company attempts to provide this service in the family parking areas.

EXHIBITS

Enjoy visiting the motorhome displays during the motorhome exhibit preview on Wednesday, August 11, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  This is in addition to the display hours of 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday; and 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Supplier, component, and outdoor supplier demonstration area exhibit hours will be Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with an exclusive time for supplier, component, and outdoor suppliers from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Thursday.

Please see the "Exhibitor Information" section of this program for locations and booth numbers of all exhibitors.

Families -- Hazardous conditions (forklifts, cranes, trucks, and trailers) exist in the exhibit areas prior to the Motorhome Preview. Please help reduce the risk of injury by not entering the exhibit areas before 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 11. It is difficult to finalize displays with visitors present. Thank you for your cooperation.

EXITS

On parking days – Monday, August 9; Tuesday, August 10; and Wednesday, August 11 – please try to use an exit/entrance that is not being used by coaches entering to park. To do so would cause major traffic problems, as other families are moving into their final parking spots. Your cooperation is appreciated.

EYEGLASS COLLECTION

There will be a special collection box at the Information Center in North Sister for used eyeglasses. Your contribution, which benefits the Lions' Foundation Eye Program, will be appreciated. Please leave your donated eyeglasses in the collection box before 12:00 p.m. on Saturday.

FMCA STORE

FMCA will sell logo apparel in Redmond, including shirts, hats, and jackets at discounted prices. Commemorative hash marks, hat pins, and aerial photographs for this convention also will be available. FMCA's recently produced sixth edition of the Road Atlas & Travel Guide will be for sale. The FMCA Store is located in Hooker Creek Event Center, booths #510, 512, 514, and 516.

FUEL

Gasoline, Diesel Fuel, & Liquid Propane
76 Station/Circle K
109 S.W. 6th St.
Redmond, OR 97756
Phone: 541-548-0666
Open 24 hours. All major credit cards are accepted.
 
Directions from Deschutes County Fair & Expo: Travel northwest on S.W. Airport Way. Go north on U.S. 97. Turn left on W. Antler Avenue. Turn left on S.W. 6th Street.

For safety reasons, propane, gasoline, and diesel trucks are prohibited on the convention grounds.

FUTURE FMCA INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION

Representatives from Madison, Wisconsin, will be available to answer questions about the location for FMCA's 86th International Convention, August 10-13, 2011.

GARBAGE COLLECTION

Garbage will be picked up daily. The first pickup will be on Monday, August 9; and the last pickup will be on Sunday, August 15. Please leave tied, plastic bags at the street side of your motorhome no later than 8:00 a.m. Please do not leave open bags. For families staying in Lots E and F, please dispose of your trash in receptacles centrally located in each lot. Do not leave bags of garbage at your campsite upon leaving. We appreciate your cooperation.

GENERATORS

The running of generators in general parking areas is allowed between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. Families who prefer "no generator" or "full generator" parking may inquire at the Information Center in North Sister beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 10.

HANDICAPPED INFORMATION

Handicapped members have been parked as close as possible to all activity centers for easy access.

Handicapped Golf Cart Service
Golf cart transportation will be provided for members who have registered for the handicapped parking areas. FMCA golf cart service will transport members parked in the handicapped parking lots (Lots 2, B, and C) to and from their coaches and the activity centers.

Handicapped members parked in the family parking lots who wish to avail themselves of this service must go to the Information Center in North Sister to obtain a sticker to affix to their convention name badge. This is the golf cart drivers' only means of identifying you.

HOSPITAL

St. Charles Medical Center Redmond
1253 N.W. Canal Blvd.
Redmond, OR  97756
Phone: 541-548-8131

From the Deschutes County Fairgrounds & Expo Center: Travel north on S.W. Airport Way, then north on U.S. 97. Turn right on N.W. Larch Avenue and go three blocks. The hospital is on the right.

INFORMATION CENTER

The Information Center, located in North Sister, will be open 24 hours a day for emergencies starting Monday, August 9, at 8:00 a.m.

Personnel at the Information Center will be happy to answer questions regarding FMCA membership, fairgrounds, facilities, etc. from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 10; from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 11; and from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, August 12, 13, and 14.


A message center and locator cards are located in the Information Center.

INFORMATION EXCHANGE CENTER

Several of FMCA's “Redmond Rocks!” exhibitors will place literature, promotional materials, and product specification sheets at the Information Center in North Sister. Be sure to check out this area when visiting the Information Center.

LOCAL INFORMATION

The Redmond Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau will have representatives at the FMCA Information Center in North Sister Tuesday through Saturday to answer your questions regarding local sites, tours, directions, restaurants, and services such as beauty shops, grocery stores, laundries, gas stations, and repair shops.

FMCA’s Information Volunteers also will be on hand to help answer your questions.

LOCATOR CARDS

The locator card that you received in your packet is our only way of finding you in the parking area should you need to be located for an emergency. Blank cards are available at the holding area registration office or the Information Center in North Sister. Please be sure to fill out a locator card and if possible, turn it in to a Welcome Crew member delivering your welcome bag. Locator card collection boxes will be available at the Information Center. Pet owners, make sure you fill out the back of the card with information about the pets that are traveling with you.

LOST AND FOUND

Be sure to turn in any "found" items at the FMCA Information Center in North Sister. FMCA endeavors to return any found items to the rightful owners. After the convention, a list of "found" items not claimed will be printed in Family Motor Coaching magazine before the items are donated to charity.

MAIL

The official address to have mail forwarded to the Redmond convention is:

Your Name & Membership Number
c/o Family Motor Coach Association
P.O. Box 3000
Redmond, OR  97756

If you plan to pick up your mail at the post office in Redmond, the address for general delivery is:

Member Name
c/o General Delivery
Redmond, OR  97756

FMCA is not responsible for any misdirected mail or packages.

Beginning Wednesday, August 11, mail will be delivered to the grounds, sorted, and will be available for pickup after 12:00 p.m. at the Information Center in North Sister. Outgoing mail may be deposited in the FMCA Information Center, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Saturday, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

Packages sent by FedEx or UPS should be directed to:

FMCA 84th International Convention
c/o Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
Attn: Hale Expo Services
(Member Name & Membership Number)
3800 S.W. Airport Way
Redmond, OR  97756

MEMBERSHIP BOOTH

FMCA's Membership booths are #509 and 511, located in the Hooker Creek Event Center (see program map). Staff members will be on hand to answer questions; sign up new members; update member addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, or coach information; and handle dues renewals.

NEWSLETTERS

The “Redmond Rocks!” newsletter – full of convention news, program updates, and fun facts such as birthdays and anniversaries – will be distributed each morning at Coffee Hour and at the Information Center in North Sister on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, August 12, 13, and 14.

NEWSPAPERS

A limited number of complimentary copies of the Bend Bulletin will be distributed at Morning Coffee Hour on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, August 12, 13, and 14.

PACKAGE CHECK

Don't want to carry around those great purchases you made at the indoor exhibits? A package check will be available Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, August 12, 13, and 14, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at Juniper Arena.

PETS

Pets are welcome at FMCA conventions but must be kept in the parking areas unless they are providing service assistance. Pets are not allowed in activity centers – seminars, entertainment, morning Coffee Hour, etc. – or exhibit areas. Please be a responsible pet owner. Clean up pet waste, prevent the pet from making excessive noise, and keep it on a leash when outside the motorhome. Also, please complete the pet registry card located on the back of your locator card.

Veterinarian
Redmond Veterinary Clinic
1785 N. U.S. 97
Redmond, OR  97756
Phone: 541-548-1048
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.;
Closed Sunday;
24-hour emergency service

Directions from Deschutes County Fair & Expo: Travel northwest on S.W. Airport Way. Turn right on U.S. 97 North. Bear left on 5th Street (U.S. 97). Continue to follow U.S. 97. Office is on the left.

PHARMACY

Walmart Pharmacy
300 N.W. Oak Tree Lane
Redmond, OR 97756
Phone: 541-923-6575
Pharmacy hours:
Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Directions from Deschutes County Fair & Expo: Travel Northwest on S.W. Airport Way toward Mt. Jefferson Drive. Merge onto U.S. 97 N. toward Redmond. Travel 1.92 miles. Turn left onto Evergreen Avenue. Turn right onto S.W. 5th Street/U.S. 97 Business North. Continue to follow U.S. 97 for 1.67 miles. Turn right onto N.E. Oak Tree Lane.

SEMINARS

Many exciting seminars have been planned for FMCA's “Redmond Rocks!” convention. Please refer to the convention program for a full description of each seminar. You also may use the separate handout that is given with the program as a quick reference guide. FMCA does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of seminar content. While the information given is believed to be correct, reliance upon such content shall be at your sole discretion.

SERVICE CENTER

The FMCA Service Center is located in the gallery at Hooker Creek Event Center (see program map). The hours are:

Wednesday, August 11
12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday through Saturday, August 12, 13, and 14
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Several firms exhibiting at FMCA's “Redmond Rocks!” convention will offer emergency motorhome service of various kinds. Please note that emergency services are only provided for health and/or safety issues. Only exhibitors that are actually offering the services of a service van or personnel are listed below. Each of these exhibitors will have a desk at the FMCA Service Center where you may sign up for limited service. Should an exhibitor in which you are interested not be listed below, you may inquire about service at their exhibit booth. Please be advised that service at the FMCA convention is limited, and some exhibitors may direct you to firms outside the grounds for service. Exhibitors that are offering the services of a service van or service vehicle request that you make an appointment with their service personnel at the FMCA Service Center.

For your protection, approved service vehicles will have yellow or green credentials with "Service" designations. Any vehicles without credentials providing service in family parking areas should be reported to FMCA security. All sales transactions must be restricted to the Service Center area or a registered exhibitor's booth.

Please do not bring your coach to the service center. In most cases, you will be asked to meet the service company at the service center and lead them back to your coach at an appointed time.

A partial list of the exhibitors providing emergency service at the Service Center includes:

Aqua-Hot, C2723
Blue Ox, C2903
Brazel’s RV, C9681
Cannon’s Mobile RV Service and Repair, LLP, C12088
Carrier & Sons C8521
Cummins Onan, C4251
Demco, C2262
Fan-Tastic Vent/R.T. Enterprises, C8441
Girard Systems, C6970
HWH Corporation, C731
Interstate Batteries, C7196
Phil & Ann’s RV, C5718
Power Technology Southeast, Inc., C4752
RV Glass Solutions, C10053
Satellite Electronics, Inc., C11446
Spartan Chassis, Inc., C3322
The Shop – Mobile Oil Services, C10090
Thetford Corporation, C109
Tiffin Motorhomes, C1717
Winegard Company, C6717

The following companies have agreed to be contacted should you need emergency service prior to the opening of the FMCA Service Center on Wednesday at noon:

Blue Ox, C2903
Contact: Mandy Johnson
Cell Phone: 402-922-1073
Arrival Date: August 9, 2010

Cannon’s Mobile RV Service and Repair, LLP, C12088
Contact: Catherine Cannon
Cell Phone: 360-513-8079
Arrival Date: August 10, 2010

Carefree of Colorado, C444
Contact: Jerry Burhans
Cell Phone: 931-787-0417
Arrival Date: August 10, 2010

Cummins Onan, C4251
Contact: Cameron Maranville
Cell Phone: 851-326-0774
Arrival Date: August 8, 2010

Girard Systems, C6970
Contact: Major Pogue
Cell Phone: 949-456-0386
Arrival Date: August 7, 2010

Phil & Ann’s RV, C5718
Contact: Phil Botnick
Cell Phone: 828-606-9918
Arrival Date: August 9, 2010

RoadKing Shocks, LLC, C11413
Contact: Lonnie Woods
Cell Phone: 619-517-7655
Arrival Date: August 10, 2010

Thetford Corporation, C109
Contact: Nathan Richard
Cell Phone: 734-604-3575
Arrival Date: August 10, 2010

Tiffin Motorhomes, C1717
Contact: George Victorine
Cell Phone: 530-864-5205
Arrival Date: August 8, 2010

Winegard Company, C6717
Contact: Jerry Von Behren
Cell Phone: 319-209-1034
Arrival Date: August 10, 2010

Also, please note that a list of local service firms will be available at the FMCA Information Center in North Sister. This list will be available for your use prior to the opening of FMCA's Service Center on Wednesday, August 11, at 12:00 p.m.

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS & LOCAL MEETINGS

AA
Phone: 541-923-8199 or 541-548-0440

Kiwanis Club of Redmond
Izzy's Grill
810 SW 11th
Redmond, OR 97756
Phone: 541-548-4422
Wednesday, 12:00 p.m.

Rotary Club of Redmond
Juniper Golf Course
1938 S.W. Elkhorn Avenue
Redmond, OR 97756
Phone: 541-548-4390
Thursday, 12:00 p.m.

SHOWERS

Showers are available in the locker rooms behind Hooker Creek Event Center (outside entrances). Handicapped-accessible showers are located in the restroom building in Lot F.

STAYING LATE 

Families desiring to remain in Redmond past 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 15, are requested to visit the RV Park Office to make arrangements. You will need to move to the RV Park. Rates are $32.00 per night plus tax ($35.20) with full hookups.

TELEPHONES

A phone for local, toll-free, or credit card calls is located at the Information Center desk in the Information Center in North Sister.

TELEVISION STATIONS

Please note that weather can affect the reception of digital TV stations. In cases where no TV stations can be received, please listen to a weather alert radio or, at a minimum, a radio with local AM or FM stations.

Weather and news broadcasts can be found on the following Redmond stations:

Digital TV Stations:
KBNZ Channel 7 CBS, Bend, OR
KOHD Channel 51 ABC, Bend, OR
KTVZ Channel 21 NBC, Portland, OR
KFXO Channel 39 FOX, Bend, OR

TRAMS AND TRAM ROUTES
There will be one tram transfer station at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center located near the Galloway Lane Gate. If convention registrants wish to visit any area of the grounds, they may transfer at the transfer station to a tram that regularly travels to the desired area. Tram routes will service the parking lots (see program map).

Tram Routes:
Trams will run continually to transport convention attendees from the parking areas to and around the activity centers. The trams will run on Monday, August 9, from 12:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Tuesday, August 10, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; and on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, August 11, 12, 13, and 14, from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Black Tram – Lot AA

Blue Tram – East half of Lot B, west half of Lot C, and Lot 2.

Green Tram – Lots 6, 7, 15, and north half of Lot 8.

Orange Tram – Lot A, west half of Lot B, east half of Lot C, and Lots D, I, and 1.

Red Tram – Lots 9, 16, and south half of Lots 8 and 11.

White Tram – Activities Area and Exhibits.

Yellow Tram – Lots 4, 5, 12, 13, 14, 17, and north half of Lot 11.

Handicapped and Activity Trams
Golf cart transportation will be provided for those members who have registered for the handicapped parking area. FMCA Golf Cart Service will transport those members parked in the Handicapped Lots 2, B, and C, to and from their coaches to all activity centers.

Handicapped members who choose to park in the family parking lots may use the FMCA Golf Cart Service for travel inside the activity areas and to and from the tram stations only. Handicap transportation to and from the family parking areas is not available.

Handicapped members parked in the family parking lots who wish to avail themselves of this service, please go to the Information Desk in North Sister and have a sticker affixed to your convention name badge. This is the golf cart drivers' only means of identifying you.

TYPE B & C COACH EXHIBITS

At this year’s "Redmond Rocks!" convention, be sure to check out the Class B/C exhibits, located in the coach display area spaces #2066-2074 (see program map). Type B and Type C motorhome manufacturers will have coaches on display for those interested in downsizing or for the first-time RV buyer. Many new and exciting features are displayed on these motor coaches. You’ll discover coaches with all the comforts, conveniences, and quality found in larger motorhomes. As you look inside these coaches, you’ll see more luxurious standards and optional features than you ever thought possible in a smaller coach! Fuel economy? Maneuverability and parking ease? Livability? Whatever your reasons for choosing a Type B or Type C motorhome, you’ll be sure to find it in the Type B/C exhibits. Participants include:

Born Free Motor Coach, C1171, Space 2074
Jayco/Entegra Coach, C9334, Spaces 2066, 2067, 2068, 2069, 2070, and 2071
Roadtrek Motorhomes, C3790, Spaces 2072 and 2073

VEHICLE TRAFFIC

Family member vehicle traffic is restricted to the family parking areas only. No family member vehicle traffic is permitted in the exhibits/convention activity areas.

Please remember that golf carts must have lights if operated after dusk; operation of golf carts is restricted on city streets.

All motor vehicles, mopeds, motorbikes, and three-wheelers must be operated by licensed drivers only. Please remember that pedestrians always have the right-of-way.

Motorized personal transportation devices that are not stabilized by three or more wheels may not be used under any circumstances inside any convention hall or other indoor areas during any FMCA convention function.

While we wish for you to have an enjoyable time on the grounds, we also are concerned about your safety. Please be courteous when operating golf carts, mopeds, scooters, Segways, and other motorized vehicles around the grounds. Members and guests who continue to operate these vehicles in an unsafe manner after being warned will be asked to cease the use of these vehicles. Continued violations may result in removal from the grounds.

The speed limit for mopeds, motorbikes, golf carts, Segways, scooters, and bicycles is 5 mph while on the convention grounds. This speed limit will be strictly enforced.

Only authorized and licensed vehicles are permitted on the city streets of Redmond.

WATER

Water is available at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center near the Southwest Guard Station on Central Oregon Drive. (See grounds map for exact location.)

Advanced Systems will provide coach delivery of water for a cost of $30. Tickets for this service may be purchased at the Advanced Systems table, located at the Information Center in North Sister, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 11, through Saturday, August 14.

WEATHER ALERTS

The strongest shelters on the grounds of the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center will be Middle Sister, South Sister, and the High Desert Activity Center. If severe weather occurs after activities end for the day, every effort will be made to unlock these facilities. The city of Redmond is located in Deschutes County.

In the unlikely event of severe weather, FMCA will make announcements on the Public Address system of the fairgrounds, as well as send out text alerts to families with valid e-mail addresses. Local law enforcement agencies will also be dispatched to make announcements throughout the parking areas.

Please note that weather can affect the reception of digital TV stations. In cases where no TV stations can be received, please listen to a weather alert radio or, at a minimum, a radio with local AM or FM stations. The digital TV signals are far more susceptible to interference than analog signals.


WHEELCHAIRS

A limited number of wheelchairs will be available from the Information Center in North Sister. Wheelchairs are on loan to FMCA members at no charge. However, you will be required to leave a deposit (credit card number), your name, and membership number. All wheelchairs must be returned to the FMCA Information Center no later than 9:30 p.m. Saturday evening. Please check in wheelchairs with the security guard so your account is not charged. Your credit card account will be charged for the replacement cost of the wheelchair if it is not returned.

DISCLAIMER
Information provided in this program pertaining to local businesses and service providers should be considered as a service to the attendees and should not be construed as an endorsement or a recommendation of the products or services described.

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