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Gathering poll!; interest in a 2010 midwest event?

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Guest knightfan2691

I have no plans to arrange any 2010 gatherings; however, several people have asked me if any are in the works and why no announcements have been made. Thus...:

 

1 ... What draws your interest in a gathering?

 

2 ... What keeps your interest in a gathering for you to attend as planned?

 

3 ... Are you interested in a MidSummer Chitown gathering in Elgin IL, July TwentyTen?

 

 

Depending on the responses, I may arrange a July 24 (or 31) gathering, in Elgin IL, for MULTIPLE boards (car- and heart-related, etc.), starting at 11a with a short drive ... and lasting into the evening.

 

 

 

Recent gatherings....

 

MARCH 2008

~10 people attended a gathering of 2 heart-related groups at a Schaumburg IL restaurant:

http://www.valvereplacement.com/forums/showthread.php?t=23960&page=2

 

JULY 2008

~65 people (a record) attended the MidSummer Chitown Gathering #1, Elgin IL:

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

http://www.kodakgallery.com/gallery/creativeapps/slideShow/Main.jsp?token=541103651210:784811621

http://s59.photobucket.com/albums/g285/Lgarrity/7-26%20car%20meet/?start=0

 

SEPTEMBER 2008

~15 people attended a gathering of 2 heart-related groups at a Geneva IL forest preserve:

http://www.valvereplacement.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25020&page=3

 

OCTOBER 2008

~10 people attended a gathering of car-related boards at an Elgin IL restaurant:

http://www.fgmcc.com/tinc?key=1UEMppaG&preview=1&only_object=1

 

APRIL 2009

~5 people attended a gathering at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, Schaumburg IL:

http://www.valvereplacement.com/forums/showthread.php?t=30464

 

JULY 2009

~20 people attended the MidSummer Chitown Gathering #2, Elgin IL:

http://s243.photobucket.com/albums/ff261/rocknss04/09%20Elgin%20Monte%20Meet/

 

 

 

 

Cort | 36swm.IL | "Mr Monte Carlo"."Mr Road Trip" | pig valve.pacemaker * my radio show.02/27/10 *

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You know you can count on me, Cort...

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Guest knightfan2691

COOL! Glad that it looks like we have SOME interest in this....

 

 

I've spoken with my contact at Steak'n'Shake; we can hold the gathering there again. However ... I'll check out other places along Randall Rd / US Route 20.

 

 

FOR NOW...

 

...if you are interested in a MidSummer Chitown Gathering #3, please speak up NOW...

 

...save SATURDAY, JULY 24, 2010 ... just in case. My vision for the gathering: start at 11a, with a brief drive, then back to Steak'n'Shake (or gathering restaurant/area) for lunch and meet'n'greet the rest of the day/evening....

 

 

 

Cort | 36swm.IL | "Mr Monte Carlo"."Mr Road Trip" | pig valve.pacemaker * my radio show.03/13/10 *

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

"Back in 1876 an old boy named Bell invented a contraption that we know so well" ... Reba McEntire ... 'Why Haven't I Heard From You?'

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Guest knightfan2691
I'm in, should have my 71 running by then.

 

COOL! smile

 

 

 

If my math serves me correctly, ~40 people from ~15 different groups/boards have indicated an interest in the MidSummer Chitown Gathering #3. Not too bad, but that's about 3 people per board....

 

 

 

IF this happens, it...

 

...will be at Steak'n'Shake (other restaurants/facilities are in the immediate area if you want to eat somewhere else)

 

...most-likely will be July 24

 

...will start ~10:30a, with a brief cruise around some "back roads" in the area starting at 11a, returning to Steak'n'Shake ~noon or 12:30p for lunch and meet'n'greet the rest of the day

 

 

 

If I plan this, I will post a NEW topic in a few weeks..... So, if you're interested ... speak up NOW!!!

 

 

 

 

Cort | 36swm.IL | "Mr Monte Carlo"."Mr Road Trip" | pig valve.pacemaker * NoreastrTrek.Aug2010 *

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

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Guest 72yellowmc,Robyn

wish it was in kansas .... blush ... but .... heck I don't even own a fgmc anymore ... cry2

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there are none.. because one is already planned.. in Norwalk Ohio....

can't get much more midwest then that!

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wish it was in kansas .... blush ... but .... heck I don't even own a fgmc anymore ... cry2

 

Hey Robyn ... you don't have to own a Monte Carlo to attend this one ... it is for all, not just the FGMCs.... wink

 

 

OK ... plans are made:

http://www.firstgenmc.com/ubbthreads/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=254201#Post254201

 

 

 

Cort | 36swm.IL | "Mr Monte Carlo"."Mr Road Trip" | pig valve.pacemaker * NoreastrTrek.Aug2010 *

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

"What you said when you left just left me cold and out of breath" ... Chris Daughtry ... 'Over You'

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