Chicagoland MG Club: Driveline February 2014
Upcoming Events

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MG 2014 Drive into a Gilded Past
June 15 Ė 19, 2014
at French Lick Resort in Indiana.


Ann and I are attending along with several other cars from CMGC. We will drive down on Sunday the 15th. Our exact route hasnít been chosen yet, but this is the closest convention to Chicago in many years. It will be an easy day drive. Please check out the website at www.MG-2014.com for schedule of events and pictures. Southern Indiana is beautiful and has some great roads for driving MGs. Of course, attendance isnít limited to Midgets, 1100s, and Bs. This year the MGC will join us with the addition of the MGC register. You will also see a very good selection of Ts, As, and even a few post Abingdon MGs. This is a great opportunity to show off your MG and meet some really nice and knowledgeable people.

It is also time to register with the event if you havenít already done so. Ann and I are attending the awards banquet and the car show. We have decided to pass on the bus tour to Nashville. We will drive out MG along with the Goebbert's and Gonzalesí. The deadline for early registration is May 1st. Register soon so you get the donít miss the banquet. There are many opportunities for fun and education. There is on-line or mail-in registration available on the site.

Note: The host hotel is sold out. If you think you might attend, the organizers have information for other hotels in the area. They also have a wait list started. Check the event web site for information. If you want to join our caravan, let us know.
See you on the road!
~~ John and Ann Schroeder
630 244-4930
flobearsmg@comcast.net


NAMGAR Regional Event
Cruise to the Capital
July 4-14, 2014

Organized by Canadian Classic MG Club
Vancouver, BC Canada

Join the "Cruise to the Capital" (C2C), a NAMGAR Regional event, in association with GT-39 in Ottawa, Canada. The drive starts in Victoria, British Columbia on July 4th, 2014 and travels thru BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Southwest Ontario to the capital of Canada Ė Ottawa - arriving on July 14th, 2014 - just in time for the GT (note that the dates and route are still subject to confirmation).

The Canadian Classic MG Club would like to invite Chicagoland MG Club members to join us on route. We will be passing through northern Michigan on July 11th, driving from Duluth, MN to Ishpeming, MI. You can join the drive at any point along the route.

Total mileage is estimated at 2,953 miles over 10 days. Drive at your own pace and meet at pre-determined overnight stops. The organizers will be researching costs for trucking your vehicle from the east coast to Victoria or Vancouver. If you're interested in either attending the event or trucking your vehicle, please contact the organizers and your name will be added to an email list.

Additional information and updates for C2C and GT-39 will be posted on the NAMGAR website as they become available - please check the website regularly for the latest information.
For more information, visit: www.namgar.com
~~Russ Mehaffey

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