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Bavarian Motor Notes - December 2023

Christopher Holliday | Published on 12/31/2023

December - 2023

Welcome, 2024!
In this issue:

- Mid-winter Karting returns to DelVal in February
- Monthly DelVal Cars, Breakfast and Coffee - Every second Saturday Morning, Starting in March!
- Register for our biggest event of the year: Das Fest!
- Welcome New Members
- DelVal Members cars for sale - a roundup...

President's Message

2023 is receding in the rear view mirror and 2024 is full of promise!  The past 12 months was a year of renewal for DelVal Chapter. Coming fully back into "Real Life", a number of you stepped forward, volunteered, made things happen for the rest of us and evidently, had a ball doing it!

Starting strong in March 2023, we ran events every few weeks right through into November. You showed us that if we put together an attractive variety of events, you will join us. We watched with delight as before our eyes at each event, new friendships were formed, new business connections were made and the value of membership in our chapter was affirmed and strengthened for so many of you. This energized our volunteer team and confirmed that there is so much to enjoy when you join one of our events, whether a social event, driving event, tour, or just a plain old parking lot meet-up.

Volunteers are the beating heart of Delaware Valley chapter! To all of you who were part of making our 2023 events happen:

                BIG THANKS TO YOU!

In this BMN issue, you will see plans already forming for exciting events during the first quarter of this new year. We are bringing back mid-week indoor karting in February. March will see the first of our monthly DelVal CBC (Cars, Breakfast and Coffee - When you go, you will know why).  We are extremely excited with our plans for the annual membership social event that was formerly known as the banquet. For this year, we have completely re-imagined this event, moved it to a better place on the calendar and dubbed the event "Das Fest!" You really do want to miss out on this one - read more below. 

If you were not part of any of our events in 2023, and you have read this far, I encourage you to join one of our events. I hope to see all of you out there at one or more of our events this year!!

Chris Holliday
DelVal "Das Fest!" - 2024
Our Re-imagined all-member Dinner Event!

Saturday, March 23, 2024, Starting at 5:00 PM
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DelVal Chapter re-imagines our all-membership event formerly known as "The Banquet"...

For 2024, get ready for Das Fest!

Das Fest is DelVal BMW CCA Chapter's largest all-member event 
Das Fest is our Chapter's annual celebration, meeting and social event
Das Fest is for every member of the BMW CCA, DelVal and any other Chapter (Not a member yet? Join here )
- With a little (weather) luck, you can bring your coolest car to Das Fest!

This is a dinner event with cash bar, and will offer more a informal seating set-up to encourage meeting mingling and talking with as many of your fellow members as possible, while offering a delicious buffet style meal in an exceptional environment. 


Tuesday, February 13, 2024, starting at 6:00 PM

Join DelVal Chapter for our mid-winter Karting night at the exciting K1 Speed indoor Karting facility in Horsham, Pa. 

Be there by 6:00 PM where we will fortify you with a pizza feast before hitting the track for three races! Helmets and other equipment is provided, just bring your competitive spirit and un-expended mid-winter energy!

Cost for members of BMW CCA is $50.00 per person all inclusive. Non-member cost is $80.00 per person. Not yet a member?  JOIN HERE

Advance registration will be required and space is limited. Registration will open shortly.

Every Second Saturday of the Month, Starting March 9, 2024 - DelVal Cars, Breakfast & Coffee!
Meets at Tranquility Brewing, 780 Falcon Circle, Warminster, PA 18974

Wanna' help?
Join our annual Event Planning Conference Call, a Zoom Meeting taking place Tuesday, January 16 at 7:00 PM!
Find out more and get the Zoom link when you register

Please welcome the folks who have joined our Chapter during October, November and December, 2023! 

William Jeffers Moorestown, NJ
Emanuel Vazquez Vineland, NJ
Mike and Jill Audino Millsboro, NJ
Jennifer Nelson Malvern, PA
Robert Painter Gilbertsville, PA
Sam Virgillo Yardley, PA
Vicki Yanowski Langhorne, PA
James Smith Ambler, PA
Martha Williams Hockessin, DE
Sharyl Volpe Doylestown, PA
Michael Poplawski Moorestown, PA
Thadeus and Christine Czauski Millsboro, NJ
Sandra Williams Wynnewood, PA
Alec Albert Venetia, PA
Irving Rosenblatt Newtown, PA
Doug Angstadt Gladwyne, PA
Brian Roces Drexel Hill, PA

Roxanne Elliott Lewes, DE
Daniel Blau Wayne, PA
Peter Welling Kennett Square, PA
Mike Lastowski Philadelphia, PA
Steven Pelecki Philadelphia, PA
Robbie and Eileen Koenig Cochranville, PA
Deborah Kelble Dresher, PA
Donna Florek Milton, DE
David Cole Wilmington, DE
Dave Brinkley Wilmington, DE
Bill Nardo Lafeyette Hill, PA
John Audete Easton, PA
Ricardo Thomas East Norrton, PA
Ryan Meakim Glen Mills, PA
Thomas Constantine Maple Shade, NJ
Damion Mitchell Philadelphia, PA
Dan Jeffreys Fort Washington, PA
Zachary Zavadel Orefield, PA

Chapter Members Cars for Sale

Did you know that DelVal has a forum on DelVal Connect where you can list you car for sale to other Chapter Members? You can find them here under "Classifieds", "Cars". This month, we will include a run-down of what members have listed to give them a boost, maybe help you find a car you've been looking for, or learn about a new way to sell to a local group of targeted enthusiasts.

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