MINUTES FOR MEETING
June 17, 2002
The meeting was called to order at 8:02 PM by Dave Bralich. There were 33 members present. One new member, Dennis Totorella , joined at the meeting. He is the proud owner of a í74 BGT.
Diane Gonzalez talked about the Champagne British Car Festival. The theme was the 50ís. Entertainment was supplied by a Doo Wop band and featured dancing in the street. Next Yearís theme will be the Beatles.
The Landís End Rally was reported on by Shirley Goebbert, and later Tom Josefek. There were ten cars in attendance. The starting point was just across the Wisconsin border at the Visitorís Center and ended in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. Total mileage was 280 up and 140 back. As usual, there were no stop lights.
Scott Fohrman reported on the Invitational Autocross hosted by the Windy City Miata Club. The were 51 cars in attendance including 7 CMGC members.
Barney Gaylord talked about the Family Kart Night. Only 3 members and their families attended.
The Road America camping trip is coming up the weekend of July 19th. There are still camp sites available. Contact Jake or Ann Snyder if interested. This is held in conjunction with the Brain Redmond Invitational Challenge. The theme this year is Vintage Grand Prix (Formula 1) cars.
Jim Evans discussed the upcoming Abingdon Weekend, 8/16 to 8/19. We are holding it in conjunction with the Triple M this year. Already we have registrations from Colorado, California and Georgia. It also is the weekend were the soon to be famous Abingdon Trials are held. Contact Jim or our web site if you want further information.
The NAMGBR Convention is being held 7/3 to 7/6 in Texas. Diane and Oscar Gonzalez and Roger and Shirley Goebbert plan to attend.
Kelvin Palmer won the 50/50 raffle prize of $25.
Our guest speaker was Ralph Morey of Restorations Unlimited in Cary. He explained the fine points of body restoration.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:20.