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Back last August Chris "suggested" a Sonic/OKC GTG and I promised Chris yesterday, I'd get back on this.

http://www.benzworld.org/forums/r-c107-sl-slc-class/1595603-sonic-107s-9.html Post205

Unfortunately, May, which would be a great month to do this, I'm booked every weekend already. So, I'm thinking June, any weekend except 22-23. I've already recruited Jeff In OKC to co-host.

If there's enough folks interested in OKC, I'll arrange something that will include the Sonic HQ. I'll ask Jeff In OKC to open his shop for a tour, recruit some 107 owners in the local MBCA section, perhaps converting them into BW members. There's several MB, Sonic and local flavor activities I can put together. There's also a number of local drive opportunites we can do and an MB collection which should have several SLs that may be a possibility. Easy access to OKC with I-35 north/south, I-40 east/west and I-44from the northeast.

I'll begin work on this but I would appreciate feedback on those who may have an interest.

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June 8-9 weekend is the Buffalo GTG. That would leave 15-16 ( bit too close for comfort ) and June 29-30.
 

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Thank you Charles, for taking the plunge in the world of GTG organizing!

With you behind the wheel Charles...it should be very interesting and already sounds like fun.

But I'm worried.....you haven't mentioned anything about alcohol.

There needs to be an opportunity to drink more than just milkshakes. :):)


Good luck with this endeavor.
 

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AFAIK the only weekend I definitely have commitments is the 22/23, so it's possible I'd be interested. It sounds good, but please don't get things TOO structured, Charles. :D
 

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The Sonic/OKC GTG is a go but we need additional member input for the date option – either June 21-23 or June 28-30.

Jeff In OKC has graciously offered to host the GTG at his auto body repair facility. Jeff is the long-time owner of Hammer & Dolly which specializes in auto body repair of high-end European vehicles. Not only will Jeff’s facility provide a great meeting place, but will give those attending an opportunity to see vehicles in various stages of repair as well as allowing Jeff to answer questions about your 107s.

The tentative schedule will be for arrivals on Friday, June 28. Depending upon arrival times, we will plan for a welcoming dinner for those who can attend. Please let me know if you need hotel recommendations. I am attempting to secure the Sonic rate at the Marriott Residence Inn adjoining our corporate office, which is located in the Bricktown entertainment district adjacent to downtown OKC. I can make other hotel suggestions depending upon preferences.

Saturday will be at Jeff’s and we will arrange for food and drink at the shop. We are considering various local dinner/drive options for Saturday evening providing a caravan opportunity within the metro area.

For those who stay overnight on Saturday, we will have a group breakfast prior to your Sunday departure.

This can’t be a Sonic/OKC GTG without a visit and photo op at a local Sonic drive-in, so I’ll fit that into the schedule as well.

For everyone interested, please give me your date preference, attendance confirmation or your tentative attendance so we can plan accordingly. Date will be majority rule.

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I will be there and endeavor to be driving a 107. Maybe the PIG clone.

I will check my busy social calender for preferred date. Yeah, right! Any weekend between now and November is open for me. Marriott is fine also.
 

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I will be there and endeavor to be driving a 107. Maybe the PIG clone.

I will check my busy social calender for preferred date. Yeah, right! Any weekend between now and November is open for me. Marriott is fine also.
Great news Jim!
 

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Charles, June 15-16 is "Father's Day" weekend and would create too much havoc amongst my kids plans. I would opt for June 22-23 as the following weekend runs into "4th of July week!"

It's never simple, is it Charles?:) Thanks to you and Jeff for agreeing to be such gracious hosts.
 

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The planning wheels are turning. Count me in.
 

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The planning wheels are turning. Count me in.
Stef,

Terrific news! That's a long-distance travel commitment and much appreciated.

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I'll plan on being there too. I'll watch for date confirmation.
Excellent! Will be good to have two Jims attending. Will settle on the date very soon.

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To avoid confusion, you should refer to Rowdie as Jimmy.

He loves that.
Yeah, right. I think he reserves that name only for his best Canadian buds.

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