January 2016 CIMC Club Meeting – January 17th at 5pm

 
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When: Sunday Jan. 17th at 5:00 pm
Place: Wig and Pen Restaurant, 2005 South Ankeny Boulevard – it’s across US 69 from the main entrance to DMACC
Cost: Dinner will be billed on individual tickets
Agenda:
-Socialize
-Order dinner from their menu
-Introductions
-Board of Directors elections. We are still in need of 3 more Board member nominations. Please let me know if you want to join the Board of Directors. The Board Members will choose there own positions at their first meeting.
-Club web site
-Club events for 2016. So far we only have an event on the calendar for April.
-More Socializing
Please RSVP to me or on the Facebook event no later than 3:00 p.m. Friday, January 15th so we can let the Wig and Pen know how many they will need to seat in the meeting room.
Thanks,
Jeremy Moyle
President, CIMC

2015 Fall Colors Drive

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Join us on Oct. 10 & 11 as we once again embark on our annual Fall Colors Drive!

When:  Oct. 10 & 11th   Leaving at 11 am
Where:  MINI Of Des Moines

Details:
This year we are going to make this a 2 day drive with the overnight stop in Sioux City.

We will be stopping at a couple of the Freedom Rocks and for lunch on our way out to the Loess Hills.  Outbound maps was sent in the club email.

Make your reservations for the overnight stop in Sioux City.  You can choose between the Fairfield Inn (4716 Southern Hills Dr, Sioux City, IA, 51106 Phone 866-573-4235) or the Comfort Inn (4202 S. Lakeport St., Sioux City, IA, 51106 Phone 866-573-4235).  These hotels are right next to each other.

The return route will start start around 9 or 9:30 am.

Everybody should bring a FRS radio, AKA walkie-talkie, if they have one. We’ll use them to communicate hazards on the route and such. Channel to be given out at MINI of Des Moines.

I look forward to seeing you all there!

Please RSVP to me so I can have an accurate number of cars and people.

Thanks,
Jeremy Moyle
CIMC President

Rock n’ Pie Drive II 8/22/15

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Meet at MINI of Des Moines around 8am for route information

Departure time of 8:30 am

Drive route of approximately 90 miles

 

 

Planned Points of Interest Stops:

Bonnie and Clydes hide out

The Freedom Rock

Menlo Café

Stop for lunch and homemade pie at the Menlo Café. In addition to pie the café has

great home cooked food and ginormous tenderloins (shooting to arrive between 11 and 11:30)

Return home at your leisure – approximately 40 miles back to Des Moines via I-80

RSVP by Tuesday, August 18th so we can give the pie lady a heads up on how many

additional pies she should plan for.

August Ice Cream Social

The August ice cream social is almost here!

When: August 20th 7PMice cream4

Where: Goldie’s Ice Cream Shoppe

304 W 2nd St.

Prairie City


Please respond to Kelly at the email address below with the number of those attending prior to the 14th so Kelly can give them an idea of how many and to confirm that we will be there.

Kelly Alliss
Email: kelncleo@hotmail.com

July Drive-Gladbrook

Event: Drive to Gladbrook to visit Matchstick Marvels Museum.
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Reason for drive: Pat Acton has just finished his latest creation for the Ripley’s Believe It Or Not museum in New York City – a flying steampunk locomotive standing nearly nine feet tall that required more than 1,000,000 matchsticks and 13 months of work. It is on display at his museum in Gladbrook during July, after which it will be shipped to New York for permanent display.

Date: Saturday, July 11

Departure details: 10:00 a.m. from Smokey D’s, have lunch somewhere along the route, and arrive in Gladbrook shortly after the museum opens at 1:00 p.m. 

Return to Des Moines will be on your own – you can leave the museum when you are through with your visit or you can wander around beautiful downtown Gladbrook until there are others in the group who want to join you for the drive home.

Admission Fee: The museum charges $5.00 admission for adults and $3.00 admission for children between the ages of 5 and 12. There is no senior discount

June Ice Cream Social June 18th

The June ice cream social is set up!

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When: June 18th  @ 7 pm

Where:
The Outside Scoop
602 N Jefferson Way
Indianola


Please respond to Kelly at the email address below with the number of those attending prior to the 12th so Kelly can give them an idea of how many and to confirm that we will be there.

Kelly Alliss
Email: kelncleo@hotmail.com

June Drive

Shortest Distance Rally for June. Be at MINI of Des Moines by 12:45 for the driver’s meeting with the first car leaving at 1 pm.

What is a Shortest Distance Rally?
A shortest distance rally is an un-timed Road Rally following an undefined route. Instead of receiving route instructions and timing intervals, contestants are given a map or maps, and a list of questions to be answered by visiting specific locations on the map. Thus, the goal is to visit all the required sites in the traversing the shortest distance possible.

RSVP to Shortest Distance Rally for June. Be at MINI of Des Moines by 12:45 for the driver’s meeting with the first car leaving at 1 pm.

What is a Shortest Distance Rally?
A shortest distance rally is an un-timed Road Rally following an undefined route. Instead of receiving route instructions and timing intervals, contestants are given a map or maps, and a list of questions to be answered by visiting specific locations on the map. Thus, the goal is to visit all the required sites in the traversing the shortest distance possible.

RSVP to Jeremy Moyle or on the Face Book event.