Spring Celebration Midweek Run – Thursday 23rd September.

To celebrate the arrival of spring weather, a 70km scenic drive is planned to commence in Guildford (meeting in Stirling Street by the Stirling Square Park at 10am for a 10:15am start) to the Araluen Botanic Park in Roleystone for the Araluen Tulip Festival.
Each spring Araluen puts on a dazzling display of flowering tulip bulbs as well as an abundance of native flowers in a picturesque setting. Bring a picnic hamper and folding chairs or buy lunch from the variety of food outlets on site. There are also BBQs.
Admission to Araluen is $15 per adult ($10 concession for seniors/pensioners) and is well worth the price.
Contact is Tony Ford, mobile 0400 202 474 or email tonyford@westnet.com.au.

York Motor Show – Sunday 19th September

Also on Sunday 19th September, the York Branch of the Veteran & Classic Car Club of WA is holding the York Motor Show. There are a variety of activities and various vehicle and Club displays during the day including for our MGs. A Club run to historic York will leave at 9:00am from the Stoneville Rd end of the Mundaring Village Shopping Centre.
The Lazy Corner Café, upstairs in the shopping centre, is open for breakfast and/or coffee and cake for the early risers while there is also a bakery for those partial to patisseries.
Please advise Tony Ford (mobile 0400 202 474 or email
tonyford@westnet.com.au) if you are intending to participate, so that the VCCC can be advised of our Club numbers for the display.

Southern Chapter – Overnight in Bridgetown – Sat 11th & Sun 12th September

The Southern Chapter is hosting a run from Bunbury to Nelsons of Bridgetown staying overnight over the weekend of 11th and 12th September. The run will be around 220km starting from Back Beach Cafe in Bunbury, meeting at 9:30am for a 10:30am start with a lunch stop in Nannup and on to Bridgetown.
The run will wind through some beautiful back roads, coupled with a few highway transits to the next scenic road. We have rooms reserved at Nelsons but these are limited so book early. The cost per room is from $115 per night for a standard double.
Maybe some of our northern chapter members will join us this year!
For more details contact organisers Terry Old (mobile 0427 561 562 or email terryold01@bigpond.com) or Ted Mullins (mobile 0419 925 632 or email robynted01@hotmail.com).

MGA Register Run – Sunday 19th September

The MGA Register will be hosting a lunch run on Sunday 19th September, meeting at the Mundaring Shopping Centre (eastern end off Stoneville Road behind KFC) at 10:15am for a prompt 10:30am start.
The run will cover an entertaining 90km and finish at Oakover Grounds in the Swan Valley for lunch.
Contact is Tony Ford, mobile 0400 202 474 or email tonyford@westnet.com.au.
For venue booking purposes, please advise Tony if you are intending to join this Run.

Cancelled due to Weather Forecast – Combined Clubs Midweek Run – Thursday 9th September

The monthly Combined Clubs Midweek Run will be held on Thursday 9th September, meeting at 10:00am for a 10:30am start from the Old Narrogin Inn in Albany Hwy Armadale. Join the usual collection of assorted MGs, Austin Healeys, Jaguars, Triumphs, Aston Martins and sundry classic cars for a pleasant drive and lunch at a country pub.
Contact is Richard Gusterson (richgus@bigpond.com).

General Meeting & Nog’n Natter – Tuesday 19th October.

All club members and prospective new members are reminded to attend the next General Meeting & Nog’n’Natter at the clubroom on Tuesday 19th October.

Be there from 7.30pm for an 8.00pm meeting commencement.      

As usual there will be a Nog’n’Natter and light supper served after the meeting.