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ADP 04-13-2011 02:13 PM

GKTW Meet: Indiana, September 3, 2011
 
Hi All,

Information for this years 4th Annual Indianapolis Disney Meet is posted in the "DIS Meets" forum.

http://www.disboards.com/showthread....4#post40718224

If you can make it (or even if you can't) please post if you will be attending there. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns you can post them here or over on the official meet thread.

The meet is intended for Disney enthusiasts to get together for a day of Disney fun. We will also be raising money for the Power of 10 - Give Kids the World DIS initiative during the meet. All of the important information about the meet is included in the official thread.

Attending the meet so far:
ADP - Aaron (ADP), Kim & Anna (11) - All paper products & beverages
Delp - Clarence, Janet, Joe, Nan & Mia
mdvlprof - Jennifer + 3
Dizney_Mike - Mike - Pineapple Chicken
KristEn87 - Kristen & Evan
TLCoke - Tracey
Dan Murphy - Dan
harleys mom - & Scott
Dizney Mike - Mike
SoScary'09 - SoScary'09
dsiind - Doug & DD
Laurabearz - Laura
Merripoppins - Susan & Jason
Shellynn24 - Michelle, Ignacio (9), Leila (7), & Karina (4)
disneydiva1313 - Debbie
Michele - Michele, DH, DS (18), & DS (16)
amberdburke - Amber & DD
3PrinceMom - Courtney & 3 Boys (15,8,6)
smjj - smjj & DW
insoin - Scott
Nicholelyles - Nichole, Tim, Aurora (11), & Kamilah (7)
scrappinDW - Pam, Linda, & SIL Linda
disrailfan - Milford & Shawn
Crazydisneyman - Chris, Kim, Jenny, Ginny, & Abby
shellynn24 - Michelle, Nachito, Leila, Karina
jennz - Jennifer, Andy, Sarah, & Hannah
disneydiva1313 - Debbie
mommyceratops - Kim, & 2 Kids
Luckymomoftwo - Debbie, Junior, Brandon (11), & Emilee (8)
Delphinius18 - Theresa, Phil, & DS Jason
FairyGodmotherJen - Jen, Bryan, & 3Kids (10), (7), (3)
jaiwin - jaiwin, DH, & 3 Girls (18), (13), (12)
jedspad - jedspad & DH
daaasmith - daaasmith, DH, & 2 Kids
Pinkyt - Cassie & Lily DD (8)
erin327 - erin327, DD (4), DD (1), & Aunt
jiminy.cricket - Cookies
quigs3 - Carolyn, Shelby (DD15), & Bret (DS17) - Pasta Salad
Christina + 4
Brandy714 - Brandy & Kelly
DerBlaine - DW, DS (9), & DD (7)
Rob_Wilson - +3

Total Number Attending - 118

OKW Lover 04-13-2011 04:18 PM

Val & I won't be there but I just wanted to tell you how great this is that you organize this every year. :thumbsup2

sayhello 04-13-2011 09:55 PM

Shoot! I was seriously thinking about driving to this until I saw the date! :confused3 It's a little far to drive from London!

I hope you guys have a great time!

Sayhello

ADP 04-14-2011 07:52 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by OKW Lover (Post 40720449)
Val & I won't be there but I just wanted to tell you how great this is that you organize this every year. :thumbsup2

Thanks Jeff! :)

Quote:

Originally Posted by sayhello (Post 40724178)
Shoot! I was seriously thinking about driving to this until I saw the date! :confused3 It's a little far to drive from London!

I hope you guys have a great time!

Sayhello

What? You mean you can't take the Chunnel that connects the UK to the US? :thumbsup2

For those of you who are coming, considering coming, or just want to follow along please feel free to join the Indy Disney Meet's official Facebook page.
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Indy-D...1305300?ref=ts

If possible, please spread the word about the meet. I typically hear from or bump into Disney fans in the area after each meet wishing they had known about it ahead of time. Thanks! :)

Cherinva 04-14-2011 09:01 AM

Aaron, I am considering attending this. I'll check out the details and will make a decision sometime in the summer. Thanks for doing this again.

ADP 04-25-2011 07:20 PM

Hi Everyone,
Our official Indianapolis Disney Meet logo has been created. Check it out!
http://i1200.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1303776702
Don't forget to Like us on our official Facebook page.
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SoScary'09 04-26-2011 08:06 AM

I'm from Indy but I've never attended, probably due to the fact I don't have kids. Maybe I could just stop by though and make a donation to GKTW?

OKW Lover 04-26-2011 08:38 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SoScary'09 (Post 40880816)
I'm from Indy but I've never attended, probably due to the fact I don't have kids. Maybe I could just stop by though and make a donation to GKTW?

Although I'm not from the area, I know most of the group pretty well. There is absolutely no requirement that you have kids to enjoy yourself at this meet. Its just an opportunity for a bunch of Disney fans to meet and share experiences, laughter and good food.

ADP 04-26-2011 09:05 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SoScary'09 (Post 40880816)
I'm from Indy but I've never attended, probably due to the fact I don't have kids. Maybe I could just stop by though and make a donation to GKTW?

Quote:

Originally Posted by OKW Lover (Post 40881267)
Although I'm not from the area, I know most of the group pretty well. There is absolutely no requirement that you have kids to enjoy yourself at this meet. Its just an opportunity for a bunch of Disney fans to meet and share experiences, laughter and good food.

Families with children are encouraged to attend. We have a whole section of the facility reserved for kids activities like face painting, Disney tattoos, coloring, Disney themed games, and even Kidcot Fun Stops. There are prizes specifically for children. Last year we had life-sized princess and Pixar character themed cutouts for kids and adults to take pictures with during the meet. Kids love the meet and find it difficult to leave at the end of the day. :wizard:

ADP 05-13-2011 09:49 AM

Hey Everyone -

I wanted to let everyone know we'll be posting hotel information for those of you coming from out of town very soon. Please continue to spread the word.

If you plan on attending please post here in our official meet thread.
http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2700300

You can also like the meet on Facebook. Updates will be posted there as well.
http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Ind...53748061305300

Looking forward to seeing everyone there and raising money for the Power of 10 Give Kids the World 1 Million Dollar Challenge!

Over the past 3 years the Indianapolis Meet has raised nearly $5,000 for Give Kids the World. We hope to continue our tradition of a day of Disney fun, food, prizes, and giving.

I'd like to wish Dave and Tara successful meets in Orlando and the Boston area. Thanks to everyone for their support! :)

ADP 06-29-2011 01:25 PM

Bump

BilltM 06-29-2011 02:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ADP (Post 41659822)
Hi Everyone -

Just a quick update. One of the items to give-a-way or auction off this year is a 3 night vacation package at the Universal Orlando resort. This package must be used during the "DIS-A-Palooza" event weekend 12/8 - 12/11.

This package for up to 4 people includes:
- 3 nights at a select Universal Orlando onsite resort (Portofino Bay, Hard Rock Hotel, or the Royal Pacific Resort).
- 3 day park hopper passes for the Universal Orlando Resort
- Admission to the DIS-A-Palooza party to be held the evening of 12/10/2011. You can find out more information about the party here. This special DIS event will be held inside the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at the Islands of Adventure theme park.

This package is very specific and must be used during the weekend specified above. Unfortunately, we can't make modfications to the package. This includes the dates.

As previously mentioned, we are not sure how we are giving this package away just yet. We'll have more details the closer we get to the meet. Stay Tuned!

Awesome prize!! :thumbsup2

ADP 07-08-2011 09:26 AM

Hi Everyone,

Just a quick update on auction items and prizes for the meet.

We have some pretty amazing prizes for this years meet including:
Several $25 & $50 Disney gift cards
A Dooney & Bourke wristlet
Gift baskets from various vendors like Dunkin Donuts
Different variations of mouse ears
Disney World pins & lanyards
Gasoline gift cards from various gas station retailers
& much, much more!

Auctions items include:
Darth Goofy big fig from Star Wars Weekends 2011
A princess line Dooney & Bourke handbag
A dining review with John & Kevin
Pieces from the Robert Olszewski collection
& much, much more!

All of the proceeds from the silent auction and the meet in general will go to the DIS's Power of 10 - Give Kids the World campaign.

We'll also have several kids activities including EPCOT Duffy Bears to decorate, kids Disney trivia and much more. kids will have their own section of the hall for their enjoyment.

Additionally, members of the Walt Disney Moms Panel will be present with special handouts. They can answer questions about their Moms Panel experience and the application and interview process.

This event is totally free. If you show up you'll have a chance to win some great prizes, plus have an afternoon filled with Disney fun, food & drink while getting to know several Disney fans. Everybody at the meet gets it too :). All we ask is you bring a food item to share with everyone at the meet.

If you are coming in from out of town and you have questions please let me know. We'll do whatever we can to make your trip as relaxing and enjoyable as possible.

We hope to see you there! :)

ADP 07-15-2011 02:20 PM

Bumping up so those are aware of Indy's Power of 10 Event Saturday, September 3rd. We have a lot of great stuff planned, terrific silent auction items, and great prizes. If you live in the midwest please consider coming to support a great cause.

Also, in my signature below you'll notice another Power of 10 meet/event at a grand villa in Kidani Village. Please click on that link for more information. If you are going to be in Orlando the evening of Monday, October 3rd please consider attending for a great cause. :)

ADP 07-18-2011 09:20 AM

For those of you who are wondering what are our meet in Indianapolis is like take a look at a few photos from last years meet. If you live in the midwest (or beyond) you won't want to miss this years fun! :)

http://www.disboards.com/showthread....442599&page=15


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