BMW CCA Windy City March 2015 : Page 2

OFFICERS President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Breeze Editor Webmeister Meetings Membership Autocross Driving School Director-At-Large Legal Counsel Art Director VOLUME 44 NUMBER 3 630-961-9333 630-913-7028 815-338-3160 630-362-9099 847-729-5268 630-618-1377 847-581-9101 630-258-0408 630-207-4071 847-359-1814 847-695-9430 312-218-5652 847-729-5268 THE STEERING WHEEL Thank you, to the membership, for your confidence and allowing me to be the face of your club. I do not take this responsibility lightly and will strive to make this organization as good as it can be. I implore you to let me know your thoughts and share any insights that you have on how to make the club more responsive to your needs and desires. We, together, can make Windy City BMW a more vibrant and inclusive group. I wish to extend a personal thank you to John Kelly for his leadership as your past president. He, and his wife Jackie, have fostered dynamic changes and spent countless hours of their time making Windy City BMW better. My hope is that I can keep that tradition moving forward. Please take a look at our calendar of events for 2015. As you can see, it is full of fun things to do. I urge all of you to be a part of these activities. You can participate, spectate, or be a part of the workerbee team. We think that there is something for everyone and I look forward to seeing you at the events. We welcome any suggestions for additional events. Just let us know your thoughts. After all, this is your club, and together we will make it a place to have fun and PETE AUMENT learn stuff. PETE AUMENT JOHN KELLY ALBERT VELASCO VINCE HELOU BARBARA ADAMS ROBIN BLAIR MEG SCHMITZ TIM HEAD GRAIG NEVILLE RANDY EVERSON JEFF COREY MICHAEL LODERMEIER LARRY SCHETTEL WINDY CITY BMW, INC. is a non-profit Illinois Corporation. It is a chapter of the BMW Car Club of America and is not connected in any manner with Bayerische Motoren Werks AG or the Importer. The Windy City ‘Breeze’ is the publication of WC BMW and is mailed to all members in good standing. All of its contents shall remain the property of the Club. Informa -tion supplied is provided by the members and for the members only. The ideas, suggestions and opinions expressed in articles are those of the Club. The Club assumes no liability for any of the information contained herein. None of the information bears the status of “Factory Ap -proved” unless so indicated. Modifications within the warranty period may void the warranty. The Editor of this newsletter seeks material suitable to pass on to other members. The mate -rial may be of a technical nature, bits of information about your car, area news and events, or just the latest tidbit you may have. Share your ideas with the other members by forwarding them to the EDITOR. BARBARA ADAMS 607 ELMDALE ROAD, GLENVIEW, IL 60025 E-Mail: ADAMS2002@AOL.COM NEWSLETTER DEADLINE: 25 th of month before publication. www.windycitybmw.com Friend us on FaceBook-Search Windy City BMW GiGi’s Playhouse , 1069 W Golf Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60194 847-885-PLAY www.gigisplayhouse.org/ PetsNPatients, http://petsnpatients.org/ Northern Illinois Food Bank , 273 Dearborn Ct, Geneva, IL 60134 solvehungertoday.org/ HAVE MORE NEED FOR SPEED IN YOUR LIFE CALENDAR OF EVENTS MARCH......................................................................... 7 Underground Autosport, Schaumburg 21 Karting at K1-Speed 28 Northern Illinois Food Bank Work Day APRIL............................................................................ 18 Car Control Clinic, Maywood MAY................................................................................ 3 Autocross School, Maywood 16-17 Autobahn Country Club Driving School, Joliet 23 Autocross I, Maywood JUNE ....................................................................... 6-7 Yokohama/Tire Rack/Challenge, South Bend JULY............................................................................... 12 Autocross III, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates AUGUST....................................................................... 30 Autocross IV, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates SEPTEMBER .............................................................. 12 Autocross V, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates 13 VintageFest, ZF Services, Vernon Hills 21-26 OFest, Galloway, New Jersey OCTOBER.................................................................... 3 Autocross IV, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates 17-18 Fall Tour, Door County, WI PLAN AHEAD! There are other BMW CCA driving schools coming up this year. They are: Blackhawk Farms, June 15 and August 3 put on by Badger Bimmers. Waterford Hills , June 19 hosted by Motor City BMW. GRATTAN on September 18-20 hosted by Motor City BMW. Road America, September 25-27 hosted by Badger Bimmers. More info on these events will be forthcoming on their websites. But you can mark the date if these interest you. iCONTACT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Keep your email address current with National so you will received the iContact blasts. These blasts can be new information, new events or just something we think you will be interested in. Go to bmwcca.org or phone 864-250-0022. Don’t MISS OUT on these important annoucements. FACEBOOK IS HERE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Show your Colors! Search for Windy City BMW or click on the FaceBook link on the website and sign up. Get the news as it happens. Lands’ End has our Windy City BMW logo that can go on any item that you order. The additional cost for the logo will be $5.95 per item. We now have an E-Store set up so buying at Lands’ End couldn’t be easier. Go to the website windycitybmw.com and click on “show your colors”.

Calendar Of Events

MARCH................

7 Underground Autosport, Schaumburg

21 Karting at K1-Speed

28 Northern Illinois Food Bank Work Day

APRIL...........

18 Car Control Clinic, Maywood

MAY..............

3 Autocross School, Maywood

16-17 Autobahn Country Club Driving School, Joliet

23 Autocross I, Maywood

JUNE .........

6-7 Yokohama/Tire Rack/Challenge, South Bend

JULY...............

12 Autocross III, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates

AUGUST.......

30 Autocross IV, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates

SEPTEMBER ...........

12 Autocross V, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates

13 VintageFest, ZF Services, Vernon Hills

21-26 Ofest, Galloway, New Jersey

OCTOBER.......

3 Autocross IV, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates

17-18 Fall Tour, Door County, WI

Read the full article at http://browndigital.bpc.com/article/Calendar+Of+Events/1940343/247793/article.html.

The Steering Wheel

Thank you, to the membership, for your confidence and allowing me to be the face of your club. I do not take this responsibility lightly and will strive to make this organization as good as it can be. I implore you to let me know your thoughts and share any insights that you have on how to make the club more responsive to your needs and desires. We, together, can make Windy City BMW a more vibrant and inclusive group.

I wish to extend a personal thank you to John Kelly for his leadership as your past president. He, and his wife Jackie, have fostered dynamic changes and spent countless hours of their time making Windy City BMW better. My hope is that I can keep that tradition moving forward.

Please take a look at our calendar of events for 2015. As you can see, it is full of fun things to do. I urge all of you to be a part of these activities. You can participate, spectate, or be a part of the workerbee team. We think that there is something for everyone and I look forward to seeing you at the events. We welcome any suggestions for additional events. Just let us know your thoughts. After all, this is your club, and together we will make it a place to have fun and learn stuff.

PETE AUMENT

Read the full article at http://browndigital.bpc.com/article/The+Steering+Wheel/1940345/247793/article.html.

Have More Need For Speed In Your Life

There are other BMW CCA driving schools coming up this year. They are: Blackhawk Farms, June 15 and August 3 put on by Badger Bimmers. Waterford Hills , June 19 hosted by Motor City BMW. GRATTAN on September 18-20 hosted by Motor City BMW. Road America, September 25-27 hosted by Badger Bimmers. More info on these events will be forthcoming on their websites. But you can mark the date if these interest you.

iCONTACT............

Keep your email address current with National so you will received the iContact blasts. These blasts can be new information, new events or just something we think you will be interested in. Go to bmwcca.org or phone 864-250- 0022. Don’t MISS OUT on these important annoucements.

FACEBOOK IS HERE.......

Search for Windy City BMW or click on the FaceBook link on the website and sign up. Get the news as it happens.

Read the full article at http://browndigital.bpc.com/article/Have+More+Need+For+Speed+In+Your+Life/1940356/247793/article.html.

Show Your Colors!

Lands’ End has our Windy City BMW logo that can go on any item that you order. The additional cost for the logo will be $5.95 per item. We now have an E-Store set up so buying at Lands’ End couldn’t be easier. Go to the website windycitybmw.com and click on “show your colors”.

Read the full article at http://browndigital.bpc.com/article/Show+Your+Colors%21/1940358/247793/article.html.

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