Sorry, when being called names, I just can't seem to be so diplomatic or
eloquent as you. When the Sprite is finished I promise to pay my fair share.
Mike MacLean-60(half finished)Sprite
> You are right that the clubs who put on the various Healey events hope that
> they can at least break even and if things are good have a little money left
> that can go to a charity. At the same time there are occasions where
> circumstance or some other item puts a different priority on one's time
> and/or money. At least my wife and I would not want to discourage anyone
> from stopping by for a hour or two at one of our club events. Our club
> always holds Popular Choice shows in very public locations, not only for the
> scenic presentation of the cars, but to encourage people to stop and look at
> the cars and talk with the owners. We are sure other clubs do the same
> thing. Over the years we have steadily increased club membership from "walk
> in's" at such events. In general I believe that we have also increased
> member participation when they take a brief look at what is taking place at
> these events. We think that San Diego Club along with the Healey Association
> (LA) put on a great event. We hope that those folks who only got to spend an
> hour or so with us this time will be more active participants in the future.
> We are certainly looking forward to seeing Mike (and his Sprite) on a more
> regular basis as a registered particpant at future Healey events.
> Bob and Annice
> Committee members, 1999 WCM/CHW
> Austin-Healey Club of San Diego (an independent club)
> In a message dated 8/14/99 4:11:30 PM, JustBrits@aol.com writes:
> << In a message dated 08/14/1999 1:47:53 AM Central Daylight Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org (from the spridgets list) writes:
> Now what we have here is a full blown "CHEAT" !! I am coping to the healeys
> list because there are National Officers of both Clubs plus many Local
> << Because my Bugeye is not finished, >>
> So what?? I've been to events in my Healey, wife's Honda, wife's Cavalier,
> and my
> '70 El Camino. NEVER been "unregistered".
> and the reason was ??????????????
> <<and participation was very limited. >>
> Sure doesn't sound like it. In fact, sounds the other way around.
> << In fact, I was only a spectator on popular judging day last Tuesday. >>
> So? Lots of cars and a boat to look at and learn about, huh??
> << I was warmly greeted by Bob and Annice Kitterer, who along with their Mark
> IV in disguise Bugeye, had many great looking Healeys on display by their
> fellow club members. The Spridget connection was represented by two square
> bodies and four Bugeyes. The majority were of the larger Healeys. Bob took
> me around and introduced me to some very nice folks in the San Diego club,
> some people from out of state and even someone with the last name Healey! >>
> And for that privilege, you're not willing to pay??? Who do you think paid
> for them to 'cross the pond' ?
> << I had a nice conversation with Norman Nock about big Healeys. >>
> Shoulda gone to his shop instead of "...not participating..."
> << They even had a Healey speed boat on display. >>
> And how many events canb you go to and see one of them (for "free")???
> << I took many pictures >>
> But still didn't "participate", huh?
> Sounds to me like you got a He*l of a lot for "not participating" and saving
> the lousy $75 registration. Mike!!!
> Folks do not attempt to put on these types of events to make a fortune for
> their Club/Chapter but nor do they do the work to lose money.
> Send them the money!!
> '63 BJ-7 (Hortense THE Healey)
> Founding Member & Delegate, ILLINI Chapter - AHCA (20 year Member)
> Member, AHCUSA >>