Lunch at Dave’s on Sunday

This is just a reminder – Sunday is Dave’s Birthday!! And if your name happens to be Dave - it’s a great deal for you, too at Famous Dave’s. A free entree for anyone named Dave (up to $15). Half off your entree if your middle name’s Dave (up to $7.50). Bring a valid picture ID.

Come on out SUNDAY afternoon for some ribs… or whatever else tickles your fancy. We’ll be at Famous Dave’s: 4390 Blue Diamond Road Las Vegas at 1pm. Hope to see you there!

Posted in Club News — by Julie on 07/30/10 (0) Comments



Las Vegas to Phoenix for MTTS – The Long Way

I got an email from Agro today, and he is thinking about doing the run to Phoenix on the 8th via the twisty way to Phoenix via Bagdad, Prescott & Jerome. It adds about 80 miles to the direct route.

Here’s the link for the fun route. 401 miles / 8 hours estimated from Fiesta Henderson to Valley Ho via Bagdad, Prescott & Jerome.

Here is the link with just the “12 miles of terror” detour. 317 miles, 6 hours estimated.

If you’d like to hook up with Agro and get more details about this trip, I’ve got his cell and email addy, just let me know.

Jules - SCMC President

Posted in Club News — by Julie on 07/29/10 (0) Comments



MINI Takes The States

MTTS starts next week - are you ready?? There are small groups of members attending several of the different stops during this year’s big event. Hopefully you’ll have the time to come along on one of the legs. Here’s a brief overview of the itinerary.

Early Thursday afternoon a small group of us will be headed north towards San Francisco. Friday in San Francisco there’s a MINI Cross scheduled, and later that evening a MINI Countryman Preview Party.

Saturday morning we’ll head southward to Los Angeles. Saturday’s schedule in Los Angeles looks the same as San Francisco, so we might have to find the California clubs to see about some entertainment.

Sunday morning we’ll pack up and head out to Arizona. MINI of Tempe and MINI North Scottsdale (supported by Dynamic MINI Collective) have teamed up to host a Pool party at Hotel Valley Ho. Monday morning it’s back to the MINIs for the fun ride back to Las Vegas.
(Read on…)

Posted in Club News,MINI Run — by Julie on 07/29/10 (0) Comments



2nd Infamous Sin City Mini Club Scavenger Hunt – Saturday, July 24, 2010.

The 2nd Infamous Sin City Mini Club Scavenger Hunt – Saturday, July 24, 2010.

The event will begin at Cars and Coffee. The Scavenger Hunt will officially begin at 9:30 a.m. , but you are more than welcome to arrive earlier (from 7:00 a.m.) to enjoy Cars and Coffee.

Cars and Coffee is held at: 9500 South Eastern Avenue.

Instructions and “The List” will be handed out at 9:30 a.m. and the Scavenger Hunt will begin then. Mark will be at Cars and Coffee until 10:00 a.m. to hand out the Scavenger Hunt Information. If you arrive after 10:00 a.m., you are S.O.L.

What you will need:

1. A sense of humor.
2. Courage.
3. A full tank of gas.
4. A digital camera or cell phone with photo capabilities. (We are hoping to be able to download a LOT of pictures for the website).
5. A partner if possible. The scavenger hunt can be done solo but will be much easier and fun if you have a co-pilot.
6. A few dollars.

Your endpoint will be Mark and Kathy Finn’s house at 7882 Dancing Leaf Street, LV, NV 89131.
(Read on…)

Posted in AMVIV,Club News — by Julie on 07/18/10 (0) Comments



Property Tours Scheduled

We finally heard from The Rio. Our tour of The Rio will be this Thursday at 6pm. I apologize for the late notice. They only just today called us back. We felt it best to get these tours knocked out as quickly as possible so we can decide on a location for AMVIV 8 and get down to some serious planning. It turned out that we will be visiting all three properties this week.

Tuesday is our first walk through at Palace Station – meet at the Palace Station Guest Registration area at 7pm

Tomorrow is our second walk through at South Point – meet at the South Point Guest Registration Area tomorrow, Wednesday July 21 at 6pm.

Thursday will be our third and final walk through at The Rio – meet at The Rio Guest Registration area Thursday, July 22 at 6pm.

If you are interested in accompanying us on the tours. RSVP if you can, as soon as possible.

Posted in AMVIV,Club News — by Julie on 07/16/10 (0) Comments



Motor-In this Thursday: Cafe Rio

This Thursday we’ll be holding a Motor-In at the Café Rio
Cafe Rio, 5675 Centennial Center Blvd. Ste 190
Las Vegas
(Google map is linked).

Meet time is 6:30. See ya there!

Posted in Club News,Motor In — by Julie on 07/13/10 (0) Comments



Events Calendar

It would appear our Events Calendar is acting a little strangely. Since there seems to be some intermittent difficulty in getting our activities up and visible to everyone, the following Club event information is being provided for July and August:

Friday July 9, 6:30pm: AMVIV8 Planning Meeting at Cheeburger Cheeburger, 8390 South Rainbow Blvd.

Saturday July 10, 7:00am-10:00am: Cars & Coffee at 9500 S Eastern Ave.

Thursday July 15, 6:30pm: Motor In at Cafe Rio, 5765 Centennial Center Blvd

Saturday July 24, Club Scavenger Hunt - details TBD

Saturday August 7, 7:00am-10:00am: Cars & Coffee at 9500 S Eastern Ave.

Monday August 9 - MINI Takes The States, Vegas Style - MTTS Passes through Vegas on its way to Denver. Details TBD

August 6 - August 15 MINI Takes the States

August 12 - 15, MINIs in the Mountains

Saturday August 28, Boot Buffet at Mt. Charleston

If you need any other information, please don’t hesitate to email me: [email protected]

Posted in Club News,MINI Run,Motor In,News — by Julie on 07/05/10 (0) Comments



AMVIV8 Planning Meeting, Friday July 9

Our next AMVIV planning meeting will be at Cheeburger Cheeburger, 8390 South Rainbow Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89139-6793, Friday, July 9 at 6:30pm. We need discuss our hotel choices and start talking more about what we plan to do at next year’s event. If you’d like to come out, even if you haven’t come before, please stop by. The more input we put, the better we can make this year’s event. The burgers are pretty good, too.

Posted in AMVIV,Club News — by Julie on 07/05/10 (0) Comments





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