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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!

Tire Rack Street Survival

Back by Popular Demand — Teen Street Survival on April 28th! You spend hundreds if not thousands of dollars teaching your kids to play music and sports. Why not invest just $95 and 1 day to teach them driving skills that will keep them alive to enjoy all those other events and activities that life has to offer. Not your typical Drivers Ed, Street Survival will teach your young drivers what to do when bad stuff happens out on the road so they don’t panic but instead maintain or regain control of the car. It’s a very small investment for such a huge potential return. Contact Ken Finley at streetsurvivalregistration@houston-bmwcca.com or go to the website at www.streetsurvival.org. Only 30 spaces available so check those calendars and sign up early. Click on the image for a link to the registration web site. Click on the video below for an example of what to expect.

Registration for this event is now open at motorsportreg.com.

As always, volunteers are vital to making this event a success. We need people to help reset downed cones, direct traffic, setup lunch, take water to the students, instructors and volunteers, and much more. To volunteer, contact Jim Iden at streetsurvivalvolunteers@houston-bmwcca.com. Qualified instructors are also needed. To volunteer as an instructor, contact Walter Phillips at streetsurvivalinstructors@houston-bmwcca.com.

Club Merchandise

We now have club logo merchandise available for purchase!  Caps and a wide variety of shirt styles in both men’s and women’s sizes are available. Click on the image to visit the web site for more information.

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