BMW CCA Windy City October 2016 : Page 2

OFFICERS President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Breeze Editor Webmeister Meetings Membership Autocross Track Events Director-At-Large Legal Counsel Art Director VOLUME 45 NUMBER 10 630-961-9333 630-207-4071 815-338-3160 312-259-9568 847-729-5268 630-618-1377 630-258-0408 630-207-4071 847-359-1814 847-695-9430 312-218-5652 847-729-5268 THE STEERING WHEEL PETE AUMENT GRAIG NEVILLE ALBERT VELASCO CHARLOTTE BRADDY BARBARA ADAMS ROBIN BLAIR 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. In a few short days we will have the opportunity to shape the course of our nation, our state, and our local communities. This is the power of the ballot box and it is a responsibility that we all should take seriously. I’ve often heard the saying “if you don’t vote, you don’t have the right to complain.” While that sounds witty, and at times I’m sure people wish it were true, the real fact is that we all have the right to complain whether we vote or not. Voting is not a requirement, but it is a responsibility. It is an obligation and part of a much bigger plan. It is truly about believing that the will of the people is the driving factor in the success of the country that we love. Please take the time to have your voice heard. PETE AUMENT 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 BMW CCA Foundation, 190 Manatee Court, Greer, SC 864-329-1919 http://www.bmwccafoundation.org/ 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/ Speaking of elections, you will also have the opportunity to shape the vision of your club. The 45th annual dinner and prize extravaganza is happening on Saturday January 14th at the Signature Events Center in beautiful Woodridge, IL. The annual election of your board of directors will take place at this event. There will be food, adult beverages, a lot of free stuff, some new cars, and a ballot box for you to speak your mind with a vote for your favorite candidate. I urge you to reserve this date now and plan to attend this fun packed evening . PETE AUMENT ANNUAL DINNER CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2016 OCTOBER................................................................. 1 Yokohama Autocross V, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates 16 Yokohama Autocross VI, Boomers Schaumburg 22-23 Fall Tour, New Glarus, WI 2017 JANUARY.................................................................. 14 45th Annual Dinner, Signature Events JUNE 3-4 Yokohama, Tire Rack, Windy City BMW CHALLENGE #25 AUGUST.................................................................... 5-6 Meeting, Corral -IMSA Race at Road America 27 Geneva Concours, Geneva, IL SEPTEMBER............................................................. 16 VintageFest, VF, Vernon Hills P ! D A E LAN AH Putting this out there to see who would be interested in taking a long tour, meaning 7 days + plus. End location would be Spartanburg, SC. Along the way would be the Indy 500 Museum, English antiques, State Park, a Shakertown, Horse Park, Berea College, Asheville, BMW CCA Foundation Museum, Factory Tour and the BMW Driving School (optional). There could be the opt in and out for part or all of the tour. We would have routes but you could vary from them but just meet up for the lunch and dinner and hotel reservations. Sound like fun? Let us know so we can figure out whether to move forward on this. The date would be in second or third week in September 2017. Your return trip could include the “Dragon” or the other wonderful drive in that area, Blue Ridge Parkway, Atlanta, Charleston, or whatever. Shoot an email to denmother@windycitybmw.com if this is something you would be interested in. Remember this is for 2017 THE ULTIMATE TOUR 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. October 16: Last Autocross of the year -Boomers New Glarus, Wisconsin -The Driftless Drive Fall Tour: October 22-23

The Steering Wheel

Pete Aument

In a few short days we will have the opportunity to shape the course of our nation, our state, and our local communities. This is the power of the ballot box and it is a responsibility that we all should take seriously. I’ve often heard the saying “if you don’t vote, you don’t have the right to complain.” While that sounds witty, and at times I’m sure people wish it were true, the real fact is that we all have the right to complain whether we vote or not. Voting is not a requirement, but it is a responsibility. It is an obligation and part of a much bigger plan. It is truly about believing that the will of the people is the driving factor in the success of the country that we love. Please take the time to have your voice heard. PETE AUMENT

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Annual Dinner

Pete Aument

Speaking of elections, you will also have the opportunity to shape the vision of your club. The 45th annual dinner and prize extravaganza is happening on Saturday January 14th at the Signature Events Center in beautiful Woodridge, IL. The annual election of your board of directors will take place at this event. There will be food, adult beverages, a lot of free stuff, some new cars, and a ballot box for you to speak your mind with a vote for your favorite candidate. I urge you to reserve this date now and plan to attend this fun packed evening. PETE AUMENT

Read the full article at http://browndigital.bpc.com/article/Annual+Dinner/2602858/343906/article.html.

The Ultimate Tour

Putting this out there to see who would be interested in taking a long tour, meaning 7 days + plus. End location would be Spartanburg, SC. Along the way would be the Indy 500 Museum, English antiques, State Park, a Shakertown, Horse Park, Berea College, Asheville, BMW CCA Foundation Museum, Factory Tour and the BMW Driving School (optional). There could be the opt in and out for part or all of the tour. We would have routes but you could vary from them but just meet up for the lunch and dinner and hotel reservations. Sound like fun? Let us know so we can figure out whether to move forward on this. The date would be in second or third week in September 2017. Your return trip could include the “Dragon” or the other wonderful drive in that area, Blue Ridge Parkway, Atlanta, Charleston, or whatever. Shoot an email to denmother@windycitybmw.com if this is something you would be interested in. Remember this is for 2017

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Calendar Of Events

2016 OCTOBER.................................................................

1 Yokohama Autocross V, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates

16 Yokohama Autocross VI, Boomers Schaumburg

22-23 Fall Tour, New Glarus, WI

2017

JANUARY..................................................................

14 45th Annual Dinner, Signature Events

JUNE

3-4 Yokohama, Tire Rack, Windy City BMW CHALLENGE #25

AUGUST....................................................................

5-6 Meeting, Corral - IMSA Race at Road America
27 Geneva Concours, Geneva, IL

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

16 VintageFest, VF, Vernon Hills

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