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Special invitation to the Platinum ,,, come to the TOYS4 Tots


Special invitation to the Platinum ,,, come to the TOYS4 Tots

Old 04-15-2012, 04:53 AM
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Default Special invitation to the Platinum ,,, come to the TOYS4 Tots

. The Us Marines would like to invite every powerboater with a good heart to come to the 2012 Boating Toys For Tots Tour

The 2012 Boating Toys For Tots Tour is a boating event like no other . We ask that boaters bring a new toy and your boat to the Quality Inn of Palatka Fl. There we will have a Captains meeting at 10AM Saturday Nov 17 . The Tour will start at exactly 11:30 and run down the St Johns River to the Welaka city dock were the US Marines will be waiting to collect your toys and gifts . This is followed by a lunch at the Welaka lodge and later a live band party at the host hotel.

On Friday the Nov 16 there will be a lunch run from the dock at the Quality Inn to Crescent city. Boaters will meet on the dock and ready for the 11Am run to Crescent city for lunch and then back to the host hotel for a live band party.

The Boating Toys for tots tour is FREE to anyone who brings a toy and go on the toy run .We welcome all boaters. There is a small charge for registration , this gives you admission to the parties an event T-shirt and participation in the dozens of prizes that will be given to guests. Registration is only about the price of a T-shirt .

Please note that this event is a toy collection drive not a race or a speed event and discretion should be used as these waterways have no speed limits and no special safety provisions are in pace for this event . Please be safe. No jetskis please .

We are also seeking sponsors and vendors for the 2012 Boating Toys for Tots tour , Please contact Rus 407 760 3481 or e-mail
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Old 06-12-2012, 12:31 AM
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Default 40 plus reasons to come to the TFT

1A , From what I have read about your club doing for kids is #1 with you....
40+ Reasons to go to the Boating toys For Tots Tour

1 There is a new more convenient date for the TFT tour. Nov 17th weekend .
2 The weather in Florida is always great that time of year.
3 The location of the Boating Toys for Tots Tour is a great stop on my way back home from the Key West world championships/ poker run
4 . one can stay In Palatka a week for what it cost to stay in Key West ONE day
5. Dockage is FREE at the host hotel.
6. Meals and drinks are way more affordable at the TFT tour
7. The waterway if fresh water -way friendlier to parts and equipment .
8. There are no speed limits on the waterways .
9. It is a multi day event
10. Guests come from all over the nation to enjoy this TFT tour .
11. It is the first and original boating toys for tots tour
12. It is an official US marine Toys For Tots event
13. It is supported by the Mayors office of Palatka Welaka and Crescent city .
14. The Sheriffs office has an active helping this event succeed as instructed by the city fathers . “Respect these boater as they give a lot to our community”
15. The Town Mayor speaks at the captains meeting
16. The Sheriffs office speaks at the captains meeting
17. Rus is very accepting of input from tour guests.

18. The Friday lunch run covers the d twistyest water way of any boat run in the nation. Every boat has fun fro 50` to 15`
19. The Friday lunch stop is pure Florida Charm.
20. The Friday night dinner is always at a great site that always has great seafood .
21. The Friday night party brings out a great band for the entertainment of the TFT tour guests
22. Breakfast is FREE at the host hotel.
23. FREE the Event is free to run in just bring a toy in your boat and go on the tour.
24. Registration is optional .
25. Registration is reasonably priced , about 25X less than many poker runs
26. you get 99.9% of the fun of a big poker run for about 4% of the price . If you register .. optional.
27. Registration is a bargain for the price of a T-shirt you get a T-shirt admission into TWO live band parties a stack of raffle ticket and a chance to win a pile of fun stuff.
28. The community embraces the boater as this community look to riverfront tourism to be there major attraction.
29. The event venue is aces sable by water all the way east central Florida Christmas Fl to Jackson Ville
30. Every kind of boat is welcome, No jet skis please. .
31. There is lots to explore on this waterway – The St Johns River
32. The St John is one of only two rivers in the world that flow north.
33. Within 2 hours ride of the host hotel you can be at the most phenomenal sprig s in Florida 72 degrees all year round
34. Sensational people come to this event .
35. The focus of the event is not on winning with your great poker hand but to make a deserving child a winner with your generosity
36. There are several real good ramp sites to launch at within 2 minutes from the host hotel.
37. The parties are come as you are wear a tux or flip flops ...it is about the fun !!!
38. The restaurant at the host hotel is Beef OBradies so it is a known menu
39. We will not double charge your charge card.
40. Rus will answer the phone with your call 24/7
41. there are no just for the sake of profit chargers . I want it to be a good deal for all persons especially my guests … and yes of course the kids.
42 there are not a lot of rules and regulations
43 . everyone helps everyone. You will not be left dead in the water if your boat fails.
44. the Quality INNs room rates are about2/3 of other hotels less , a room can be had for about $80
45. It is fun to shop for toys
46. there is a more relaxed atmosphere at the TFT tour , maybe because it is about giving and kids and doing for others
47. Premium fuel is available right on the water
48. Even at the super low registration price there are dozen and dozens of give aways
49. Coming to the Toys tour makes you attracktive and sexy
50. You are in control of how much you want to give
51. the live bands at the TWO parties are sensational
52. What else can be better than being out on the boat with your feiends inFLA making the Holiday great for lots of kids
53. you do not have to preorder event T-shirts . We have them waiting
54. There is more joy for achild who gets your gift than there is in having a good poker hand
… I will think of more how about you … let me know ...
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