[ROVERNET - UK] Rover event

Paul Smith Paul.Smith at auroraenergy.com.au
Tue Apr 24 00:02:47 BST 2007

Hip hip, hooray.
Why on Earth you would Tow a Rover (any model after a 9 anyway) defeats me...


-----Original Message-----
From: rovernet-bounces at lyris.ccdata.com
[mailto:rovernet-bounces at lyris.ccdata.com]On Behalf Of S Manwell
Sent: Monday, 23 April 2007 9:28 pm
To: rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] Rover event

Hi Dirk,

We'll be there!  We'll drive the P4 and will bring some P6 and P4 parts 
for sale.

We're not far from Boston / Logan airport, so I could help with 
transportation to or from there, depending on schedule.

--Steve Manwell

Dirk Burrowes wrote:
> Hello All,
> Well as many may know my initial suggestion to have a Northeast Rover event
> was met with mixed enthusiasm. In spite of the fact that this may end life
> as we know it I have decided to host a modest Rover get together this June.
> Now I know I have procrastinated and many will already have plans but for
> those of you that don't I would love to see you and talk all matters
> Rover!!!! I am really hoping to lay the foundation for a regular event in
> addition to the fall event the Stephen Beer hosts. I am really hoping that I
> will see a few of you and if there is anything I can do to facilitate your
> presence please let me know.
> I would appreciate a RSVP so I can plan the food and such 
> The event is planned to coincide with the British by the Sea event in
> Connecticut the first weekend in June www.ctmgclub.com  My Plan is to have
> as many as will come on Saturday June 2nd beginning at 10:00 AM and ending
> whenever. Then on Sunday morning to depart to Harkness Memorial park for
> "The British by the Sea Car Show" sponsored by the Connecticut MG club. A
> wonderful event and not to be missed!!!
> So here's the deal...
> This is a rain or shine event with an indoor venue if it rains. All are
> invited whether you have a car or not kids and wives too
> We can support a fair number of cars and people so bring it on
> We will have a nice ride to the summit of MT. Wachusetts
> Afternoon Tea
> Discounts on hotels stays at the Best Western hotel
> Parts swap /parts jumble to all who care to bring parts for trade or sale
> Informal tech sessions
> Dinner and Rover movies with the
> Would famous BBQ by the Bastey boys competition BBQ team
> A few pints at the local pub to finish off the night
> Sunday AM off to Connecticut to the "British by the Sea"
> Things to note:
> You can rent a car dolly from UHAUL http://www.uhaul.com/towing
> Directions to the event can be found here
> www.graniteart.com/pages/home/directions
> I will have a chase truck for the ride to Connecticut so we can fix or tow
> if a problem occurs.
> There is no cost for this event
> I will have on hand all the my cars P3 through Ronda that run and many that
> don't and for those of you who care to take one for a spin you are welcome
> to.
> If you cannot make it with your car please come anyway if you plan to fly in
> I will arrange pick up and drop off at any of the 3 regional airports at no
> cost
> I get great rates at a decent local Best Western Hotel or can accommodate
> campers
> You will look back on this and say I am glad I came or wish you had if you
> don't so forget the excuses and just plan to do it!!!!
> Warm Rover Regards to All
> Dirk Burrowes 978-502-2289

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