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Annual Dinner

The Houston Chapter BMW CCA Annual Dinner will be held on February 17, 2018, from 6:30-9:30 pm at The Houston Racket Club on Memorial Drive. This is a Board sponsored, family friendly mixer for celebrating members and sharing Club events for 2017. Shake off winter chill, make new friends, greet the old, win prizes, have fun at this annual event. Raffle prize and beverage tickets included with reservations. Griot’s Garage will be there to make it shine. The evening will begin with a happy hour including drinks and appetizers, with the dinner following.

Houston Chapter BMW CCA Annual Dinner, Saturday, February 17, 6:30-9:30 pm at The Houston Racket Club, Memorial Drive, is a Board sponsored, family friendly mixer for celebrating members and sharing Club events for 2017. Shake off winter chill, make new friends, greet the old, win prizes, have fun at this annual event. Raffle prize and beverage tickets included with reservations. Griots will be there to make it shine. Adult tickets $30, kids pricing, entree selections (includes Vegan, Vegetarian). LIMITED SEATING. Reserve today on the Houston Chapter BMW CCA web site under the EVENTS tab for all the details including how to win a $50 gas card in the first ever photo contest.

New this year – Enter a favorite BMW club related photo for a chance at one Peoples Choice Award of a $50 gas card at this year’s Annual Dinner Photo Contest.  Photo contest entries, either black & white or color, will be restricted to print.  Prints must be mounted; matting is optional.  Glass framed prints are not permitted. Maximum size of entry limited to 11×14 in (including matt).  Entries in Original Artwork/Drawings are restricted to submissions that can be displayed on the photo panels and the maximum size restriction applies.  To warm up your your artistic muscle, consider the following BMW OKTOBERFEST PHOTO CONTEST categories:

  • BMWs at Rest
  • BMWs and People
  • BMWs in Competition & Action
  • Original BMW Artwork/Drawings
  • Enhanced or manipulated (i.e., Photoshop) Photography of BMWs

Email Tish Otten at tish.otten@gmail.com for submission details.

Register for this event by clicking here and filling in the requested information.  The adult dinner ticket price of $30 includes choice of one soup or one salad, one entree and one dessert, as well as two tickets for drinks at the happy hour.  Young person’s (age 16 or younger) tickets will be available for $20.

Young person’s (age 16 or younger) and vegan/vegetarian menu items will be available.  Email Tish Otten at tish.otten@gmail.com for details.

The dinner selections are as follows:

First course (choose one)

  • Roasted Butternut Squash Soup served with toasted almonds, currants and maple cream
  • Spinach and Bacon Salad – Fresh Tender Spinach Leaves, hand tossed with Red Onion, Plum Tomato Wedges, Petit Croutons, and Hot Bacon Dressing

Main course (choose one)

  • Mediterranean Chicken – Stuffed with Artichokes, Spinach and Feta Cheese, served on a bed of Organic Brown Rice Pilaf, and finished
    with a Sundried Tomato Cream Sauce
  • Braised Pulled Short Ribs – Braised, served on a bed of Yukon Gold Smashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, and finished with a Pan Gravy

Dessert (choose one)

  • Bread Pudding
  • Apple Pie
  • Carrot Cake

Registration is now open!

Hungry for Harvey Cars & Coffee

Note: The deadline for registering for this event is this Thursday, October 5th.

On Saturday, October 7, 2017 we will be meeting for a Cars & Coffee event in place of our usual monthly coffee meeting. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Houston Food Bank. Click on the image for more information. Register for this event by clicking here and entering the requested information.

Cars & Coffee at Big Ass Solutions

On Saturday, September 16, 2017 we will be meeting for a Cars & Coffee event in place of our usual monthly coffee meeting. Click on the image for more information. Register for this event by clicking here and entering the requested information. Following coffee, there will be a whiskey tasting at Yellow Rose Distillery, which is nearby.

We need a minimum of 20 people signed up to make this event work, so please register early!

Mercedes-Benz Club Bowling Challenge

The Mercedes Benz Club has challenged our Chapter again this year to a bowling match on January 22, 2017. They have beaten us in previous match-ups; it’s time to even the score! We need some bowlers to represent our Chapter. Register for the event by clicking here. Click on the image for additional information.

Note that the start time has changed from 3pm to 4pm.

Annual Dinner

The annual chapter dinner will be held on February 18, 2017. The location will be the Omni Houston Hotel. Click here to register for this event. In a departure from past events, we are having a table service dinner. The entree selections are as follows:

• Braised short rib
charred tomato demi, herb new potatoes and buttered baby carrots

• Smoked paprika seared bone-in chicken
saffron rice, beurre blanc, roasted asparagus and red peppers

• Grilled Vegetables (vegan/ vegetarian friendly)
Sauteeed Baby Spinach, Marinated Fry Tofu, Sweet Chili Sauce

Each member may bring up to three guests, including one associate member and two additional non-members. For example, a member with one associate and one non-member guest would select 2 member tickets and one non-member ticket. For each ticket, please select a menu option.

The last day to purchase tickets is February 11th.

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