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Welcome New Members
May Meeting Minutes
Club Website Update
Spring Rally Results
Tales of the Mongrel
The Autocross Corner
Abingdon Planning
The Rally Corner
Rally 2000 6/11
Family Go-Kart Night 6/13
Utica Autocross 6/25
Regalia Items Available
Regalia Order Form
Tech Sessions for 2000
Tool Lending Program
Your News Team - 2000
Abingdon 2000 Party
Just A Simple Wrench
Relive the 60's Night
British Car Field Day
Midget Clutch Session
MGB Suspension Session
Cruise Nights
CMGC Events 2000
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  Chicagoland MG Club:Driveline
Meeting was called to order as 8:10 p.m. by Tom Josefek, Diana Gonzales, Steve Selan and Sharon Anderson. 46 members were present..

Spring Rally: Curt Bork announced that the spring rally scheduled for May 7, 2000 was a resounding success with 11 entrants starting and 7 finishing the event. While it was a misty day, "typical British weather", all had a good time. There were nine checkpoints plus numerous trivia questions to be answered. The afternoon was topped off with dining and drinking where awards for the winners were presented. The results were as follows: Third Place - Kelvin and Vicki Palmer; Second Place - Cary O'Connor and Bill McKay; First Place - Roger and Shirley Goebbert.
Need for Speed: Jim Evans informed the membership that due to inclement weather the event previously scheduled for May 9, 2000 hasa been postponed to June 13, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. immediately before Natter 'n' Noggin. This will be a low-key go-cart race, all members and their ffamilies are invited to participate.
Utica Driving School: Reinout Vogt was pleased to advise the membership of another successful Utica Driving School conducted on April 29, 2000 with nine cars in attendance. All who participated thanked Reinout for a well organized event that was quite helpful in teaching the fundamentals of autocross driving. Special thanks went out to Dcott Anderson, Barney Gaylord and Reinout for their time and effort in sharing their expertise with the participants. All those who did not attend missed a trylu excellent program.

Autocross: Don Anderson announced that on May 21, 2000 the first competitive autocross will be conducted at the AMC Cinima in Warrenville, Illinois. This event starts at 9:30 a.m. and is expected to conclude at 1:30 p.m., or until we get thrown out of the facility. This will be a competitive event, and points will be awarded towards the driving championship.
Ralley 2000: Paul Urquart informed the membership that plans are well underway for the Rally 2000. This will be a straight trivia ralley, approximately 65 miles in length, to be run on the back roads in McHenry County, Illinois. Registration starts At 10:45 a.m., first car off at 11:45 a.m. This will be a points event. The rally will conclude at Duke O'Briens in Crystal Lake, who will have a special area set aside for our cars and promises free beer for all participants.
NAMGBR Annual Convention, Cleveland, Ohio: Kim Tonry advised that a convoy of club members will be leaving on Wednesday, June 14, 2000, taking the back roads to Cleveland. Contact Kim for time and place of meeting. Jim Evans expressed interest in a convoy leaving on Thursday. Contact Jim if you are interersted in convoying with him. Numerous club members will be attending the event which is expected to draw aproximately 500 cars.
Road America Camping Trip: Jake and Ann Snyder advised that the annual Road America Camping Trip is scheduled for July 21 through July 23, 2000, with the club having reserved spots at the Plymouth Rock campground. Most spots are taken, with room left for four to six adults. Contact Jake or Ann if you are interested in a remaining spot.
Abingdon 2000 Summer Party: David Bralich advised that 85 rooms out of 125 available have already been reserved at Jumers. 28 registrations have been received for the event. We are still in need of volunteers to work the event. Please contact Dave.
Dues: Steve Selan announced that the last notice for dues has gone out. Approximately 125 members have still not paid, and unless their dues are received shortly they will be dropped from the roster. If you haven't paid, please do so.
50/50 Raffle: Won by Tom Josefek.
Evening Program: A short tech session on the rebuild of an SU fuel pump was conducted by Dave Bralich. Next month's program will include a presentation on auto theft, safety and prevention by representatives of the tri-state auto theft division of the local police.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:00 p.m.

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