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Wagon Train R.V. Club
Dearborn, Michigan 48126

Established in 1963 the Ford Wagon Train is a family oriented camping club available to Ford employees and their family and friends who tow with a Ford vehicle, motorhomes with Ford chassis or drive a ford and tent camp. Members of the Wagon Train camp together on the third weekend of every month from April through October. Most of the outings are within an hour or two of the Dearborn area and some a little further since the club is always searching for new campgrounds to explore. Each weekend offers club activities for the club campers to enjoy along with campground events and local sights to explore. The Ford Wagon Train welcomes the casual camper to the full time RVers and everyone in between. Come join our members for a weekend getaway. A typical weekend begins on Friday night at 8:00 PM with a Welcome Wagon where campers can register and catch up with one another Club meeting starts at 8:45 PM where we preview weekend activities and deal with Club business. Then it is time to relax around the many campfires. Saturday Activities for the children, Preps are ages 4-7, Preteens are ages 8-12, and Teens are ages 13-18 are held during the day. Campers provide their own lunch on Saturday. A group dinner takes place at 5:00 PM. The main dish (provided by the club or potluck) and families provide sides and desserts 50/50 drawings take place after dinner. At 7:00 PM, the Family activity takes place (Bingo, Road Rallies, Races, and Hobo Pie Making) with campfires following. Sunday at 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM there is a traditional breakfast provided by the club and then it is time to break Camp and travel home.

If you would like to join us as a guest the Rally fee is $30 and camping fees, for additional information contact shar1963@hotmail.com

Shar Frizzell
shar1963@hotmail.com
Tennis Club

The Ford Tennis Club is a member-club of FERA, Ford Employee Recreation Association. Established in 1947, it is one of the charter member-clubs of FERA. The objectives of the Club include promoting the sport of tennis, building a rapport with other players, enhancing tennis skills, and HAVING FUN!

 

Ray Lauth
rlauth1@ford.com
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Thunderbird Ski Club

With 65 years of tradition and experience, our club’s offerings have become very diverse, with year-round activities that will surely have something that will appeal to everyone. Please take a spin around this website to discover all of our activities, including the trips, events and parties. Our ski trips are renowned for great value for the dollar, with experienced leaders and well-organized, fun-packed agendas.
You’ll see that our club provides a friendly atmosphere for its members who are interested in skiing and snowboarding as well as social activities, travel and other sports activities ……canoeing ……..golf ……..theatre trips…..we’ve got it all!!

Toastmasters

Toastmasters Clubs practice the time-proven Toastmasters International program to improve communication, public speaking and leadership skills in a safe, supportive and fun environment. Members progress thru the Toastmasters manual of 10 speeches. When you complete the 10 speeches you become a CC (competent communicator) which you would put on your resume & employment record. It is recognized all over the world. All speeches are evaluated by other members. We also do table topics at each meeting, where each member and guest present is given an opportunity to speak impromptu for 2 minutes on a surprise topic. You can come as a guest as often as you like to see what it is like. Dues are $42 for 6 months plus a $20 one-time initiation fee which covers the materials. In Chennai, Ford of India will pay your dues. In FNA, agency employees will often be reimbursed for Toastmaster dues by the agency company.

Toastmasters has grown to 8 clubs at Ford:
The clubs are:

Credible Communicators every Monday 4:30-5:30 pm Ford Credit
Ford Toastmasters every Thurs 11:15 – 12:15 PDC
Italk Toastmasters 1st and 3rd Thurs 11:30-12:30 Itek
RCB Toastmasters 2nd & 3rd Wed 11:30-12:30 Regent Court Rm 4N473
Ford Australia Toastmasters 1st & 3rd Wed 12 – 1 Campbellfield, Australia
Ford Chennai Toastmasters every Wed 12-1:30 Chennai, India
Blue Oval Toastmasters every Tues 2:30-3:30 New Delhi, India
Ford Shanghai Toastmasters every Thurs 11:30-12:30 Shanghai, China

If you have any more questions, don’t hesitate to ask.

 

Steve Miller
smille10@ford.com
Ultimate Frisbee Club

Dearborn Ultimate Frisbee Club meets every Tuesday at 6:00pm. All you need are shorts, two shirts (one white and one dark color, for separating into teams), and a jug of water. It’s useful to have cleats, but you can play in tennis shoes. Our normal location is Stout Middle School (see web site for possible changes).

 

Tom Leone
tleone@ford.com
Volleyball Association (F.E.V.A.)

The Ford Employee Volleyball Association (FEVA) is a Ford Employee Recreation Association Activity Club (FERA). The Ford Employee Recreation Association was established in 1947 for the purpose of developing fellowship and understanding among the Michigan employees of Ford Motor Company through the promotion of social, physical, cultural and special programs.
The Ford Employee Volleyball Association runs a volleyball league that is played on Tuesday nights at the Beechwood facility for the 2006-2007 season. The game times will be 6:30pm, 7:30pm and 8:30pm. The league has three divisions: A, B, and C with A being the most competitive. All three divisions are governed by USAVB rules.

Currently, there are opportunities for whole teams to join the league, as well as opportunities on an individual basis. If you are interested in playing but cannot form a team, please fill out the NEW PLAYER Form, email it to Angela Reed CDSID AREED25 and you will be added to our wait list where captains needing players can call you.

Eric Hunsanger ehunsang@ford.com
Jeremy Foszcz jfoszcz@ford.com

See our websites for more details:
Internal: Sharepoint Site
External: Facebook

Wingshooters Club

FORD WINGSHOOTERS CLUB, is a group dedicated to the hunting and preservation of waterfowl, upland game birds, and turkey, are to promote safe and proper hunting practices, the conservation of the outdoors and its wildlife, to pass on the tradition of hunting and land stewardship to the next generation, and to provide members with access to information or events related to wing-shooting, which include but are not limited to areas to hunt, equipment, trip reports, other wing-shooting clubs (local or across the State and Canada), club events, kenneling & training for sporting dogs, publication information (Magazines/websites), hunting reports, and upcoming trip or volunteer opportunities.

Robert Bulla
rbulla@ford.com
Yacht Club

The Ford Yacht Club is a family-oriented organization located  at the southwestern tip of Grosse Ile, Michigan. The 174 acres of wooded grounds and Round Island provide a very beautiful and secluded setting as the Detroit River merges into Lake Erie. The complex includes a marina facility and a Clubhouse with all the necessary amenities. These offerings provide well-rounded boating and social activities for the enjoyment of the members and  guests.

The Ford Yacht Club is a not-for-profit corporation, owned and  operated by the members. A Board of Directors elected by the Equity members administers all financial and operating functions.

For the most part, member volunteer effort is used for small or  recurring projects and for equipment and facility maintenance. Each member is  required to put forth work hours, based on membership status.

313-580-5259
Jerry Murray
gtmu22@yahoo.com
Yan Xin Qigong Club

The Ford Yan Xin Qigong Club was formed in 1996 as one of affiliated clubs under the Ford Employees Recreation Association (FERA). For more information, please contact us.

Caiyun Gao
cgao@ford.com
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