Most of you are aware that we had to postpone the 57th Annual Braille Rallye because of heat. It seemed the prudent thing to do with the dangerous heat we had the weekend of 20 July. Joe, Ken and several others mulled over the decision for a couple of days. You don’t postpone an event lightly, especially one that has run 56 consecutive years. It was the right thing to do. Also rightly, we can announce that we have secured a new date of Saturday, 16 November for the 57th Annual Braille Rallye. Stay tuned for more details.
We have also finalized the new date for the Test Drive, Sunday 22 September. See article elsewhere in the Spark.
No club events for August although there are a couple of interesting local events. See below.
Aug 17 – MGCCWDCC Test Drive – Postponed to Sunday 22 September.
Aug 24 – Rippon Lodge Car Show – 11 AM-2 PM, $5 suggested donation. Music, food and tours of the historic Rippon Lodge, 15520 Blackburn Road Woodbridge VA 22191. Call 703 499 9812 for registration.
Aug 31 – Sep 1 – Virginia Scottish Games, Great Meadow, 5089 Old Tavern Road The Plains, VA 20198. Prepaid weekend registration fee of $25.00. Includes 2 adult 2-day entrance tickets, VSG dash plaque, entry into two competitions each day, and use of exhibitors' covered picnic area. Or prepaid single day (Saturday or Sunday) registration fee is $15.00. Includes 2 adult 1-day entrance tickets, VSG dash plaque, entry into two competitions that day, and use of exhibitors' covered picnic area. All vehicles should be on the field no later than 10 a.m. For more information, please contact the games directly. See www.vascottishgames.org for more details.
Sep 7 - Board of Director’s meeting - The Irish Inn, Glen Echo, MD, 11 AM-1 PM. Open to all membership.. Please contact Mark Hanna so that we can advise The Irish Inn (www.irishinnglenecho.com) on our numbers.
C ya on the road!!