Chicagoland MG Club: Driveline June 2010

Time to Update Club Membership Roster

The time has to update the club roster. We would very much like every one of you to go to the roster and verify your information: go to the club website, then click "Members and All." There you will see "Club Roster". You will need the password from the latest Driveline -- the user name is always "member" (case sensitive).
If you have any changes / corrections / additions to the information, please forward that on to the Membership Chair, Victor L’Heureux at

From Cowboy Bralich --
Odometer Readings Wanted

Help me come up with some fun driving statistics. In so doing I will award someone with some kind of prize. Using the Spring Tune-up and then the Fall Tune-down as the begin-ning and ending of our 2010 driving season. I would like each of you to go out to your MG and write down the odometer read-ing and date. Then mail, E-mail, call, or hand me the number along your name, and MG model (T, A, B, midget…) and year. Mine is a 67-B with reading of 106077. Then again in November, I want you to do it all over again. With this data I will compile some fun facts: 1) The Average number of miles driven per day.
2) The average total miles driven within the driving season. 3) The mid-point (average) between the highest number of miles and the lowest number among all participants.
Like me, there is nothing normal about how I will pick the award winner. I am currently looking at finding the car/individual that comes closest to the number 2 above. Using that target, the person with the most miles (as well as the person with the least) will help determine the winner, but will not be the winner.
I currently have 20 member‘s data from the Spring Tune-up and a few from other dates. I would like to have eve-ryone who drives their MG to be part of the stats. Come on and take the few seconds and get me to the starting point.

Name:      _________________________
Model:     _________________________
Date:      _________________________
Odometer:  _________________________
Francen & Son
Wine, Cheese, and Beer Tour 2010
September 17-19

Ann and I have finished the arrangements for this year’s Wine, Cheese, and Beer Tour. We are looking forward to another fun weekend in our MG’s and with our touring friends.

We will dine at our favorite Japanese restaurant on Friday night. If you have joined us before you know the food is excellent as is the preparation. We are staying at the Quality Suites on Walton Street in Rockford Friday night. The room rate is $65.00 plus tax. That is considerably less than two years ago. If you want to join us Friday, please reserve your rooms from the Chicagoland MG Club block. The number at the hotel is (815) 227-1300. Please let us know if you plan to join us for Friday dinner so we can make reservations. We will finish the evening with a parking lot party.

We will depart the hotel parking lot Saturday morning, driving East and North through some beautiful areas of Wisconsin. The hotel for Saturday is the Holiday Inn – Port Washington. The rate is $89.00 for two queen non lake view room or $109.00 for a lake view room. The phone number is 262-284-9461. The block is under the Chicagoland MG Club. You can also reserve your room at fill in the arrival date and use code CMG.

We have found some very scenic and historic roads this year. We hope you all can join us.

If you are attending this event, please let us know your plans and send your email address as soon as possible.

Hope you all can join us!

John and Ann Schroeder
(630) 244-4930

Please note the August 17th deadline for our group rate at the hotels. The hotel room blocks are reserved under the Chicagoland MG Club

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