TheRumpledOne

Survivalist/Prepper since 1986.

Aug 182022
 

Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding a Preparedness Workshop at 12 NOON, Saturday, August 27, 2022, at Azalea Park, rear entrance, 640 Old County Rd, Brookings 97415. Bring your bugout bag and be prepared.

This workshop is for the beginning prepper who doesn’t know where to begin and a refresher for the experienced prepper.

This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.

Aug 112022
 

Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding its monthly meeting at 12 Noon, Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 54331 Lamp Creek, Coquille, Or 97423.

The main topic is “Cooking after SHTF”. Be prepared to cook a meal to show off your best SHTF recipe. Food will be provided but you will have to provide the rest. Bring your bugout bag ( but you should always have it anyway ).

SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.

This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.

Jul 072022
 

Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding a Preparedness Workshop at 12 NOON, Saturday, July 23, 2022, at Edwards Roofing, 97856 Payne Road, Brookings, OR 97415.

This workshop is for the beginning prepper who doesn’t know where to begin and a refresher for the experienced prepper.

This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.

Jul 072022
 

Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding its monthly meeting at 12 NOON, Saturday, July 16, 2022 at Sturdivant Park, Hwy 42S, Coquille, OR, 97423. Bring a chair.

The main topic is “What You Can Do Right Now”. With all the bad news, it is easy to feel lost or frustrated. Sometimes the obvious goes unseen. We will be discussing things you can do right now to prepare. Some of which don’t cost money.

SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.

This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.

Jun 162022
 

Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding its monthly meeting at 12 NOON, Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Edwards Roofing, 97856 Payne Road, Brookings, OR 97415. Bring a chair.

The main topic is “How to Survive Inflation, Recession, Depression”. We are in the middle of troubling economic times. The discussion will center around what steps to take in order to make it through.

SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.

This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.

May 132022
 

Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be celebrating its 10th anniversary at Noon, Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 87616 18th Street SE, Bandon, OR 97411. This will be a potluck BBQ.

Members will share stories about what has happened over the past 10 years.

SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.

This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.

Apr 012022
 

Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding its monthly meeting at 1 PM, Saturday, April 9, 2022 at the Sawdust Theatre, 120 N Adams St, Coquille, OR 97423. PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE.

The main topic is “Situational Awareness Revisited”. With all that is going on in the world and in our country, it is vital to be aware of what is going on around you at all times. We will be discussing the three stages of situational awareness (SA) and how to incorporate them in your life. SA is not just for military operations. SA could save your life.

SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.

This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.

Mar 032022
 

Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding its monthly meeting at Noon, Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 87616 18th Street SE, Bandon, OR 97411. Bring a chair.

The main topic is “Preparing to Live Through War Times”. Last month we talked about worst case scenarios and it seems like the worst case is happening. The threat of nuclear war and $4/gallon gas is upon us. We will discuss what steps we need to take immediately.

SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.

This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.

Feb 042022
 

Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding its monthly meeting at Noon, Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 87616 18th Street SE, Bandon, OR 97411. Bring a chair. We will be inside.

The main topic is “Worst Case Scenarios”. The past couple of years have been bad. But what’s the worst we can expect? Will things get better or worse in 2022? Let’s figure it out so we can be prepared for it.

SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.

This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.

Jan 062022
 

Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding its monthly meeting at Noon, Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 87616 18th Street SE, Bandon, OR 97411. Bring a chair. We will be inside.

The main topic is “Preparedness Check Up”. We will start the year by evaluating how prepared we are for disasters. 2021 really tested our level of preparedness. Let’s share what we have learned and accomplished so we can be even better prepared in 2022.

SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.

This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.

Dec 032021
 

Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding its monthly meeting at Noon on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at Bandon High School, 8th Street, Bandon, OR 97411 (Behind the middle school). We will be under the big gazebo next to the ball field. Dress warm and bring chairs. THERE IS NO SEATING!

The main topic is “HOW TO STAY SANE WHILE THE WORLD GOES CRAZY”. If you don’t prepare your mind to deal with all of the bad news, you could wind up depressed or worse. We will be discussing what you can do during these troubled times to maintain your mental health.

SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.

This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.

Nov 112021
 

Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding its monthly meeting at Noon on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at Sturdivant Park, Hwy 42S, Coquille, OR, 97423. We will be in the big gazebo. Bring a chair and dress warm.

The main topic is “NUTRITION IN 2022 AND BEYOND”. Shortages are here and so is inflation. Store shelves are no longer full. The discussion will focus on what one needs to do to make sure they are prepared to get the nourishment needed to survive and maintain health.

SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.

This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.

Oct 072021
 

Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding its monthly meeting at Noon on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Bandon High School, 8th Street, Bandon, OR 97411 (Behind the middle school). We will be under the big gazebo next to the ball field. Dress warm and bring chairs. THERE IS NO SEATING!

The main topic is “SURVIVING THROUGH SHORTAGES”. It appears things will get worse before they get better. Our mission is to survive through these troubled times. Food, gasoline and other necessities seem to be getting both scarce and more expensive. This will be an open discussion on how best to prepare for what lies ahead.

SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.

This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.

Aug 192021
 

Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding its monthly meeting at 6pm, Friday, August 27, 2021 at 87616 18th Street SE, Bandon, OR 97411. We will be meeting outside. Bring a chair. Please note the day/time change!!

The main topic is “ALTERNATIVE ELECTRICITY”. Our host will be showing different ways to create electricity.

SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.

This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.

Jun 112021
 
Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding a meeting at Noon on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at Bullards Beach State Park, 52470 Highway 101 North, Bandon, OR 97411.  Look for us at the big gazebo in the day use area.
 
The main topic is “SHOW AND TELL”.  SWOP members who have been through disasters will share their stories.  Also, members will be sharing various skills, tips and techniques. 
 
SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.
 
This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas.  It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help.  Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.
May 142021
 

Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding its monthly meeting at Noon on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the Langlois Library, 48234 US-101, Langlois, OR 97450. We will be meeting outside so bring something to sit on.

The main topic is “SHOW AND TELL”. SWOP members will be sharing various tips and techniques on how they prepare.

Southwestern Oregon Preppers was founded in May 2012. This month marks our 9th anniversary!

SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.

This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.

Apr 092021
 

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Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding its monthly meeting at Noon PM on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Bandon High School, 8th Street, Bandon, OR 97411 (Behind the middle school).  We will be under the big gazebo next to the ball field. Dress warm and bring chairs.  THERE IS NO SEATING! 
 
The main topic is “UNPREPARED OR UNDER-PREPARED”.  Did anything happen during the past 12 months that caused you to use your preparations?  Did your preparations meet your needs or did they fall short?  Let’s find and fill the gaps in our preparations.  The world as we knew it is no longer and we must adjust accordingly.   
 
SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.
 
This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas.  It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help.  Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.
Mar 182021
 

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Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding its monthly meeting at Noon PM on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Sturdivant Park, Hwy 42S, Coquille, OR, 97423.  We will be in the big gazebo. Dress warm and bring a chair. 
 
The main topic is “HOW TO USE YOUR $1,400 STIMULUS TO PREPARE”.  This will be a round table discussion of how to use your stimulus check to prepare.  Topics will include debt reduction, saving, what to buy, how to invest, etc… The world as we knew it is no longer and we must adjust accordingly.   
 
SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.
 
This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas.  It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help.  Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.
Feb 102021
 

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Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding a meeting at Noon on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Mingus Park, 1100-1298 W Park Roadway, Coos Bay, OR 97420.  We will be in the big gazebo.  Dress warm and bring a chair. 
 
The main topic is “WILL WE EVER GET BACK TO NORMAL?”.  Seems like the answer is NO!  So for what are you preparing and what steps are you taking?  Things do not seem to be getting better and it is getting harder to know what is real.  What else could possibly happen?  This will be an open discussion.
 
SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.
 
This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas.  It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help.   Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com
Jan 082021
 

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Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding its monthly meeting at Noon PM on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Sturdivant Park, Hwy 42S, Coquille, OR, 97423.  We will be in the big gazebo. Dress warm and bring a chair. 
 
The main topic is “HOW HAVE YOU PREPARED?”.  Bring your preparedness plan.  This will be an opportunity to share how you prepare and learn from others.  The world as we knew it is no longer and we must adjust accordingly.   
 
SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.
 
This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas.  It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help.  Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.
Dec 112020
 

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Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding a meeting at Noon on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Mingus Park, 1100-1298 W Park Roadway, Coos Bay, OR 97420.  We will be in the big gazebo. Dress warm and bring a chair. 
 
The main topic is “PREPARING FOR 2021 AND BEYOND”.  The year 2020 has thrown a lot of unexpected situations at us.  We will discuss what we did right and wrong.  We will examine our strengths and weaknesses.  We will try to figure out what 2021 may have in store for us so we can be even better prepared. 
 
SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.
 
This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas.  It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help.   Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com
Nov 042020
 

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Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding a meeting at Noon on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Mingus Park, 1100-1298 W Park Roadway, Coos Bay, OR 97420.  We will be in the big gazebo. Dress warm and bring a chair. 
 
The main topic is “The Election Is Over, Now What?”  Do we know who will be the next president?  What do we prepare for now?  
 
SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.
 
This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas.  It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help.   Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com
Oct 122020
 

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Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding a meeting at Noon on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at the Bandon City Park, 1204 11th St SW, Bandon, OR 97411.  Look for us under the covered area.  Bring something to sit on.
 
The main topic is “Preparing for After the Election”.  Things may or may not go smoothly.  Let’s figure out what could go wrong and be prepared.
 
SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.
 
This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas.  It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help.   Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com
Sep 012020
 

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Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding its monthly meeting at Noon on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at the Langlois Library, 48234 US-101, Langlois, OR 97450.  We will be meeting outside so bring something to sit on.
 
The main topic is “Preparing in Small Spaces”.  Some people live in small spaces like an apartment, 5th wheel, RV, camper, single wide, or tiny house.  We will discuss what to store, how much to store, how to store it, and where to store it.
 
SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.
 
This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas.  It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help.  Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.
Aug 072020
 

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Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding its monthly meeting at Noon on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at Sturdivant Park, Hwy 42S, Coquille, OR, 97423.

The main topic is “Preparing for the New Normal”.  Recent events are a reminder we need to prepare and not to expect things to return to normal anytime soon.

SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.

This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas.  It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help.  Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.

Jun 172020
 

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Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding its monthly meeting at Noon on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at Mile Post 251, Hwy 101, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420. Look for the clearing on the west side of the road.  Come rain or shine.  NOTE THE DAY OF WEEK CHANGE!!  Bring something to sit on.  Social distancing in effect.

The main topic is “What Happened and What To Expect”.  Coronavirus, shutdown, economic collapse and riots.  Who would have thunk it?  Let’s put our thinking caps on and figure out what’s news and how to prepare for it.

SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.

This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas.  It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help.  

Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.

Feb 212020
 

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Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding a meeting at Noon on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the Langlois Library, 48234 US-101, Langlois, OR 97450.
The main topic is “Is Having a Plan Enough?”.  Different scenarios will be presented.  Are you prepared to handle them?
SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.
This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas.  It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help.   Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.
Jan 232020
 

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Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding a meeting at 5 PM on Friday, January 31, 2020 at the North Bend Public Library, 1800 Sherman Ave #3495, North Bend, OR 97459. PLEASE NOTE THE DAY OF WEEK AND TIME CHANGE.

The main topic is “Preparedness Checkup”. Let’s start the year off right by checking our preparedness status. You will do a series of desktop exercises to determine your level of preparedness. Different scenarios will be presented. Are you prepared?

SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.

This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com.