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Event Hosts:  Be sure to send your event information well in advance to both your Über Alles Editor, and your Webmeister.

 

Spring Up 2014

 

Once again WMR members will be heading to the Grand Traverse Bay area for our annual Spring Up event. The main events are on tap for Saturday, June 21 and include a rally / luncheon and a dinner hosted by Dr. Ralph and Denise Ford III. The cut-off date for reservations is June 18. Reduced room rates in the area are available. More details are available here. Come on out and enjoy a great time!
 

Back by Popular Demand!

Following last year's successful introduction of this event, we're headed to Blendon Pines Gun Club for another sporting clays event on May 17! If you haven't tried this before, think of it as golf with a gun. More details located here. To attend, we need your reservation by May 13. Contact information for our hosts is on the event flyer.
 

Spring Brunch - 27 @ 27

 

Join hosts Wolfgang and Miluzka Bubeck for brunch on the 27th floor of the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel on April 27 at 10:30 am. More details here, and the hosts ask that you RSVP by April 20. Space is limited, so don't delay!
 

What Time is It? Chili Cook-Off Time!

 

If it's April it must be time to gather at Casa de Schieble for a cook-off. Reserve April 19 on your calendar for food and fun, and make sure you call Dorilee or Terry at 269.329.1578 or 269.271.1415 by April 15 to let them know you're coming.

 

Cost is $10.00 per person, or free for chefs providing at least one quart of home-made chili. More details can be found here.



Parade 2014

Parade registration is open! Details can be found at the Parade 2014 website or here.


 

WMR Member Scores at Daytona

Dave Baum and other members of the Autometrics Motorsports team, driving a Porsche Cayman, placed third in the ST class at Daytona in January. Additional information can be found here.


 

Hangin' Out with Jay

You never know when lightning is going to strike. And so it was with WMR members Chuck and Lynne Olenyk. They decided to sell their gorgeous 356 outlaw, personally built by Chuck. Through a series of events too long to detail here, the car ended up on an episode of Jay Leno's garage, and the Olenyks (and their son, Zack) ended up spending time with one of America's great comedians and car buffs. See the episode here. Read the full story in Über Alles.


Über as in "über!"

Your departing newsletter editor has been working hard to leave a legacy. Dan Phillips has been busily scanning past issues of Über Alles so they can be made part of our extensive digital record. It's a LOT of work. You can see the list of scanned issues here. Thank you so much for this big effort, Dan'l!


Fun Pix!

We have recently added lots and lots of great pictures to our Pix! pages. The Annual Appetizer Party, the Fall Color Tour, the 2013 Grattan Grand Prix, and more. Check 'em out!

 

 


Speedy Visits Amelia Island

It's a remarkable story about a remarkable car. What's so special about it? Read on!

 

 


'Like Us' on Facebook

Dan Phillips is dragging us into the 2000s with a new Facebook page for our region.  We expect we - and you - will be posting pictures and contributing stories about your favorite automobile and your favorite Club.

 

It's easy to connect.  Click here and 'like' us.


Attention Event Chairpersons

 Maximize the notice your event receives.  Be sure to send your information well in advance to both your Über Alles editor, and your Webmeister.  Wolfgang Hofmann is the former, and Craig Paull is the latter.  We'll be sure to give your event the coverage it deserves!
Find Out What's Happening - From Your Inbox

West Michigan Region's Über Aces has been turbocharged.  To learn more click here.


Get the Word Out

If you have a business that you would like to advertise, you can now do so in our Über Alles newsletter. Pricing is based on ad size and ranges from business card up to a full page.

If you are looking to promote a business to West Michigan’s finest, the Über is published 11 months a year and is circulated to over 400 members from Marquette to Kalamazoo.
 

Region Summary

Primary Members: 265
Affiliate Members: 193

Total Members: 458

New Members:

Dave Goodell, Twin Lake, 1987 911

We hope you find this website useful and informative.  All comments, questions, suggestions and criticisms are welcome. Please send email to Craig Paull

Last update:  Tuesday, April 08, 2014