BMW Drivers Club Melbourne

Drivers Club Monthly | Edition 29 | October 2020

1 Oct 2020 11:00 AM | Anonymous


MONTH IN REVIEW 

Hi members

How is it already October? Winter is long gone and now we are past the Spring solstice - the days are longer than the nights and soon enough we will be able to get out and enjoy the beautiful Spring weather!

September started with our usual members meeting, where Jo and Graeme gave a presentation on preparing for a motorsport event.  We had quite a few members attend on the night with many questions asked.  Just talking about getting on track is making us excited for the day when we can!  if you missed the presentation but would like to view it in your own time, we've uploaded it to the website here.

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On 22 September we then held a very special members only meeting, where Eva Priller from BMW took us on a tour of BMW Classic in Munich.  It was amazing to see all of the cars, the archive room, cafe and workshop.  We'd like to give a very special thank you to Eva for the tour.  Next time you're in Munich, make sure visiting BMW Classic is at the top of your to do list! 

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Club Permits 
VicRoads have recently made some changes to the Club Permit Scheme.  The biggest change is that new registrations will include an additional fee for number plates. You can read more about the update by clicking here

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As we get to a hopeful end to Stage 4 restrictions, we hope to see you all very soon.  Please reach out if there is anything we can do to help you, or feel free to suggest some events you'd like to see once we're able! 

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If you require assistance from Jo Mawson or Graeme Bell during this time, please do not phone the Bell Motorsport phone number (03 5979 1599).  Please instead phone Jo on 0412 661 900.

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MEMBERSHIP UPDATE: 493 MEMBERS

Welcome to our new members, we look forward to seeing you at an event soon!

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Don't forget to catch up with this month's update from our President, Graeme Bell here.

THE MONTH AHEAD

Here's what we've got planned in October:

  • Tuesday, 13 October
    October Members Meeting will be our AGM and Oktoberfest celebration
    We'll start the night with an Oktoberfest celebration and then move into our formal AGM proceedings.  
  • Tuesday, 20 October 
    Virtual Tour of Mornington BMW
    We'll start with a tour of the showroom and workshop.  We'll then sit down with Tony Traikovski, Business Manager, and Alex Pressman, Sales Manager, to talk about all the things we want to know about getting finance through BMW and things like aftercare, add-ons, extended warranties, etc.  We'll also be giving away some BMW Lifestyle products, thanks to Mornington BMW.
  • Tuesday, 27 October 
    Virtual Awards Presentation Night
    Join us for our awards presentation evening to celebrate the 2019 year of motorsport and show events where we'll celebrate the achievements of our fellow members.

Unfortunately we can't give too many details on other upcoming events right now.  Be sure to keep an eye on our calendar for when we can resume events.

NEWS & BLOG 

Our Blog page on the website is constantly being updated with not just club news, but everything BMW from all around the world!  We welcome you to submit any articles of your own! 

Club blog.

BMW around the globe.

idrive magazine

Everyone has their own BMW story - we'd love to share yours.

Email us to feature in our very own idrive magazine.

CLUB PARTNERS

Members are welcome to submit their business to be shared on the Club Partners page on our website and idrive magazine. 

We believe in supporting those who support us.  If you would like your business listed, email us with your details!

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As always - thanks for reading, we look forward to seeing you at an event soon!


President | Graeme Bell 0407 186 296
Vice President | 
Jo Mawson 0412 661 900
Secretary | 
Lawrence Glynn 0414 563 290 
Treasurer |
 
Shaaron Glynn

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