Chicagoland MG Club: Driveline May 2016
Upcoming Events


2016 Spring Chicken Run
May 15, 2016 - 10:30 AM

Jana and I are hosting the Spring Chicken Rally/Tour this year and hope that you can attend. We hope that you are available to attend on Sunday, May 15.

We will begin the driver's meeting at 10:30 in the Deer Park Town Center shopping mall in Deer Park. It is located on the north-west corner of Route 12, Rand Road and Deer Park Blvd. We will congregate by the Starbucks parking area. For those who attended in the past, this is the same meeting place. We have planned another different drive that ends at our house in Ivanhoe. The drive will take approximately an hour and one-half, where we will meet for lunch. Our son Kirk will be preparing the chicken along with some BBQ pork in his new cooker/smoker.

We hope that you can join us and we also hope that we are blessed with the good weather that we had the last several years. Please let us know if you will be attending so that we can plan for enough food and drink.

As in the past, $7.00 per person will help defray some of the food cost. If you canít make the drive but wish to attend the lunch, let me know and I can provide directions to my house.

Phone is 847-566-5075 and e-mail is gphariss@comcast.net.

We are looking forward to a fun drive and lunch!

~~ George Phariss


Spring Tour
May 20-22, 2016
Valparaiso, Indiana

We will be headquartered in Valpo at the Country Inn and Suites. Saturday morning we will take off for a drive in the country. We are going to The World of Motorcycles Museum which is located next to Kerstingís Cycle Center. Itís ďthe little shop in the middle of nowhere, where wonderful folks come from everywhere.Ē There are over 160 motorcycles and a growing number of cars, including a TC.
Feel like going for another drive? We could go north, to explore the Indiana Dunes area.
Or you could go antiquing in town.
Also check out Valparaiso Universityís world famous Chapel.
Iíve been told there are several adult beverage establishments.
Sunday morning there is a car show and swap meet.

If you take US 30 (just east of I-65) you could stock-up on fresh gummy bears and more at Albanese Candy. There is a self guided video tour of the factory.

A block of rooms has been reserved ó $100 plus tax. The release date is April 20th. Make your own reservations at: 219-476-0000. Mention the Vintage MG Car Club. Country Inn and Suites is located at 2020 LaPorte Ave, Valparaiso IN 46383.

Donít forget your provisions for the afternoon/evening gatherings. Let me know that you will be joining us. Email is best. Iíll keep you up to date on developments. There may be a caravan on Friday.
Questions---Comments---Suggestions
Ric Maitzen Visit www.kerstingcycle.com
H: 847-205-0182 Visit www.albanesecandy.com
C: 224-588-6095
E: ricmaitzen@gmail.com

~~ ~~Ric Maitzen

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