|Nevada Good Sams Charity Donations|
IIn May, 2017 the Nevada Good Sam organization again made donations of $1,500 each to the Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation in northern Nevada and the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation in southern Nevada. These organizations provide financial, emotional, educational, and logistical support to families of children stricken with cancer. Although not highly publicized, they fill a gap in services not provided by insurance and other agencies. The work they do is desperately needed.
The Nevada Good Sams are a part of the Good Sam Club, the largest RV organization in the world. Nevada Good Sams hold two rallies each year, one in the North and one in the South. It is at these rallies that they raise the funds for their charitable donations.
Pictured at the Northern Nevada Childrens' Cancer Foundation are: Chuck Buchheit, Reno Renegade, Sams Karen and Roger Bekel (presenting the check to one of the NNCFA staff), Judy Stone, and Carol Baum, Copper Hills Sams.
Pictured at the Southern Nevada Childrens' Cancer Foundation are: Alvin Smith, Over The Hump Travelers, Penny Latelle, Las Vegas Good Sams (LVGS), Jerry Bledsoe, LVGS, Linda Woolacott, LVGS, Jeffrey Gordon, Pres/CEO Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation, Joan Coppage, LVGS, Bill Elmer, LVGS, and Diana Smith, Over The Hump Travelers.
In December, 2013 the Nevada Good Sam organization made donations of $1,500 each to the Northern Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation in northern Nevada and the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation in southern Nevada.
Pictured at the Northern Nevada Childrens' Cancer Foundation are: front row from left to right: George Volk, Jeanne Buchheit, Jan Zumwalt, state director for NGS, Jan Anderson, Larma Volk, president of the Swinging Sams, Jan Leigh. Back row, from left to right: Ken Thrailkill, state quartermaster for NGS, Bob Zumwalt, Debbie Strickland, excutive director for NNCCF, Eric Ellison, president of the Sierra Nevada Sams, Bonnie Hall, president of the Reno Renegade Sams and Doug Hall.
On December 9th, 2013, Members of the Las Vegas Good Sams and the Over the Hump Travelers of Pahrump, visited the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation facility in Las Vegas. A check for $1,500 was presented to the Director. They were given a tour by the director that was very informative and made us appreciate the wonderful job the do for the children and their families.
Pictured as the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation in Las Vegas are: front row from left to right: Dana Elmer, State Treasurer, Jack Weddle, Joanne Johnston, Susan Crowley/Taylor, Joyce Weddle, Diana Smith, Jeffrey R. Gordon, President/CEO, NCCF, Bill Elmer. Back row from left to right: Harry Fink, Harry Smith, State Wagonmaster, Joan Coppage, State Editor, Jim Johnston, Bill Taylor, President, Las Vegas Good Sams, Sheila Fink.