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10/18/08 Chitown Fall Gathering: Multi-group, Multi-state

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WHAT?

2008 Chitown Fall Gathering ... multi-group and multi-state

WHEN?

Saturday, October 18, 2008 ... starting at noon

WHERE?

TBD...perhaps we could meet and eat here, on Randall Rd:

http://www.nickspizzapub.com/site/home/

Anyone interested?

If you missed the SATURDAY, JULY 26, 2008 gathering, take a peak at SOME of the pictures...

...taken by ProjectMonte's Ed G:

http://pics.projectmonte.com/album/12498

...taken by MMG's Andrea:

http://www.kodakgallery.com/I.jsp?c=102h6l...;localeid=en_US

...taken by RocknSS04, from several MC boards:

http://s243.photobucket.com/albums/ff261/r...lgin%207-26-08/

...taken by 2000montecarlo.net's Chitown Chevy:

http://s59.photobucket.com/albums/g285/Lga...20meet/?start=0

Cort:34swm."Mr Monte Carlo.Mr Road Trip".pig valve&pacemaker

WRMNshowcase.legos.HO.models.MCs.RTs.CHD = http://www.chevyasylum.com/cort

"Summer has come and passed" ... Green Day ... 'Wake Me Up When September Ends'

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Wish you could've gone? This doesn't take place until OCTOBER.... ;).

I know..it would have helped to click on the right post (I was thinking about the other one)

Too many little guy related events in October.....

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I'd like to come, BTW, great pics. That early 70's red vette is to die for, and the silver first gen MONTE is awesome.

Thanks for sharing this...it really made my day.

Chris

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dave...no worries...I kinda figured it was something like that ;). he he

Chris...you are welcome...glad the pics made your day! Sure hope you are able to join us this time around.

And, I've seen that silver Monte in person several times now...and it just keeps getting better EVERY time ;).

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Is anyone interested in this NO fee gathering???

I have left a message for the special events coordinator at Nick's Pizza about having this event at the Elgin/Randall Rd location. I hope to speak with that person this week...and go from there to finalize plans....

ALSO:

I missed the Elgin Car Show, Saturday, September 6, 2008, because of the ValveReplacement/Adult Congenital Heart Association Chicagoland Mini Reunion that day in Geneva IL. I will keep tabs on the website...

http://www.elgincarshow.org

...to see when next year's event will be held. Once I see that info, I will post it ... and see if we could maybe make that another gathering point next year...depending on the timeframe of the 2009 CRUISE ROUTE 66 event.

Pics from this years ECS:

http://www.elgincarshow.org/Gallery/2008%2...ures/index.html

Cort | 35swm | "Mr Monte Carlo"."Mr Road Trip" | pig valve.pacemaker

WRMNshowcase.legos.HO.models.MCs.RTs.CHD = http://www.chevyasylum.com/cort

"I'll meet you in between" ... Tanya Tucker ... 'Lizzie And The Rainman'

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So far, we have about 15 interested in meeting up Saturday, October 18. Anyone else?

Details will be forthcoming as early as next week....

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This weekend, I spoke with Natasha at Nick's Pizza Pub. They have a patio that overlooks the parking lot. So, that would be a great place to eat, if the weather is nice. If the weather doesn't cooperate, we can always eat inside.

Natasha did ask if we have a "set" time for eating, so they can plan for us accordingly. I know we usually start gathering around noon ... does a 1:30p lunch time sound good?

ALSO...anyone interested in a "Fall Color" drive during this gathering? We could travel along RT 20 out towards Freeport/Lena/Galena....

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This event is for the ENTIRE family. So, invite your family and friends!

Unless anyone objects, I will advise Natasha to tentatively schedule the lunch portion of this gathering for 1:30p.

So...will YOU join us?

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*** CHITOWN FALL GATHERING ***

Saturday, October 18, 2008

RAIN OR SHINE

*** LOCATION ***

Nick's Pizza Pub

990 S Randall Rd

Elgin IL 60123

http://www.nickspizzapub.com/site/home/

This is...

...N of IL RT 64

...S of IL RT 20

...E of IL RT 47

...W of IL RT 59

To get into the restaurant parking lot, you will need to turn west onto Bowes Rd (right if heading South on Randall Rd; left if heading North on Randall Rd)

*** TIME ***

Start gathering at Noon

Lunch will start sometime between 1p and 1:30p

Perhaps later in the afternoon we will take a "color drive"....

*** COSTS ***

NO entry/registration fees

Food/Gas

*** ATTENDEES ***

ALL invited to this FAMILY event. Please invite your family and friends!

ALL modes of transportation WELCOME!

Will YOU join us?

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Who plans to come THIS Saturday, October 18???

This event may not be as "huge" as the one we had this past July 26 (or the one schedule for July 25, 2009), but it still will be a great time, so please JOIN US!!!

My ___CELL PHONE #___ is in my signature below.

*** WEATHER FORECAST ***

This past weekend (in the 80s and sunny) would've been PERFECT for the gathering; instead, it is this coming Saturday....

The CURRENT forecast (most likely will change between now and Saturday) is for partly sunny skies and temps in the upper 50s. I hope a little "cool weather" won't scare anyone away!

___847___Cort | 35swm | "Mr Monte Carlo"."Mr Road Trip" | pig valve.pacemaker

___337___WRMNshowcase.legos.HO.models.MCs.RTs.CHD = http://www.chevyasylum.com/cort

___9897__"Yeah, we got problems here in the land of the free" ... Barbara Mandrell ... 'In Times Like These'

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THANK YOU to ALL who joined us at Nick's Saturday afternoon! Some might say not enough people came, but we had a WONDERFUL time ... complete with plenty of sunshine and not-too-cool temps!

Checking out Nick's, it is my opinion that Nick's should be the place of choice for the 2nd ANNUAL MidSummer CHITOWN GATHERING, July 25, 2009. 65 people were at the 1st ANNUAL MidSummer CHITOWN GATHERING (July 26, 2008)...and Nick's can certainly support that many people AND MORE.... Nick's has plenty of parking as well. Next week, I will contact the special events department at Nick's to get plans rolling. More to come!

As for Saturday, October 18, 2008, along with myself, 11 people gathered:

Adam (inssanity, MCF), 06 SS

Ryan (Adam's friend)

Carl (carlss, NMOCA and MCSS), 84 MC SS

Scott L (2nd gen MC Yahoo group), 74 MC 454

John (friend of Scott L)

Andreas (President of the First Gen MC Club), 71 MC

Leo (Andreas' son)

Barry (Andreas' friend from TN)

Roger and wife (r.sorg, FGMCC), 72 MC Custom (better looking twin of my '72 MC)

Cort | 35swm | "Mr Monte Carlo"."Mr Road Trip" | pig valve.pacemaker

WRMNshowcase.legos.HO.models.MCs.RTs.CHD = http://www.chevyasylum.com/cort

"Nothing lasts forever" ... Guns N Roses ... 'November Rain'

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