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  1. Hi Everyone, Tomorrow's forecast is clear and sunny! (Yeah!) See you there! Take care, volvie!
  2. Hi Everyone, Hope you are well! Please join me in welcoming Michal Vachuska, our newest Planning Committee Member, as he coordinates the next Sac Volvo Club event! A message from Michal Vachuska, SacVCOA Planning Committee: Hello everyone! You are invited to join us for the 9th Annual EuroTech Tech Session, Lunch, and Planning Meeting on Saturday, March 18, 2017 starting at 10:00A. EuroTech is a local shop specializing in all phases of Volvo diagnostics, service, and repairs. The owner, Peter Mausolff, has many years as a Volvo tech. The session will be a free flow format with Peter and his staff available to answer questions, take a look at your car, or even get it on a lift to check out that issue you have been avoiding. So, bring your immaculate, dirty, dinged, vintage, new, or barely alive Volvo! There is no charge for this event. We are looking for someone to donate coffee and/or donuts, if you would like to do so, please indicate this in your RSVP for the event and we can give you an up-to-date head count for the Tech Session. After the Tech Session, we will have Lunch and the Planning Meeting at a nearby Chinese restaurant. Please RSVP by March 16, 2017. Meeting Location: Tech Session: 3259 Monier Circle, # 100 Rancho Cordova, CA 95742 916-631-4118 www.SacEuroTech.com Lunch / Planning Meeting: Lots of Luck Chinese Restaurant 3084 Sunrise Blvd # 12 Rancho Cordova, CA (916) 858-1525 http://www.lotsofluckcafe.com/ Google Map (will open in new tab/window): https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ET256jV6dc40o92jEDJY9-5yfbE&usp=sharing Meeting Time: Tech Session: 10:00A Lunch / Planning Meeting to follow (~1P) Cost: Tech session: Free! Lunch: TBD by menu choices, but you will need to cover your own lunch costs. Notes: -Coffee and/or Donut Volunteer(s) needed. Please indicate your interest in your RSVP for the event and we will give you an up-to-date head count for the Tech Session. -Lunch to follow Tech Session -Rain or Shine! Event Flyer: SacVCOAFlyerEuroTech_March17 (Google Doc at Google Drive) Preview will be available on the website here (after the February 11th Cars & Coffee Event): http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/events/event-flyer To RSVP (by 3/16): Contact Michal Vachuska, Event Coordinator http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/contactus#CUF Looking forward to seeing you all on March 18th! Take care, volvie!
  3. Hi Everyone, Hope you are all well! Thank you to everyone who shared your thoughts, ideas, and suggestions for Sac Volvo Club Meet-Up Ideas! Combining multiple ideas and votes, our next Meet-Up Event will be an informal get-together with Folsom Cars and Coffee on Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 7A - 9A at the Folsom Palladio at Broadstone. http://carsandcoffeefolsom.com/ http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/ Meeting Location: Folsom Palladio at Broadstone 430 Palladio Pkwy Folsom, CA 95630 Near Sports Authority Custom Google Map with Meeting Location and nearby Restaurants: https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=19JXevTo86vVxJl-UUPlTiG9PUGA Meeting Time: Saturday, February 11, 2017 Folsom Cars and Coffee runs from 7:00A to 9:00A (The event unofficially runs from 8:30A to 10:00A) Cost: Car Show: Free Coffee / Lunch (Optional): TBD by Restaurant / Menu Choices, but you will need to cover the cost of your own coffee and/or lunch. Check out the Folsom Palladio Directory for more information: http://gopalladio.com/ Event Flyer: SacVCOAFlyerMeetUpFolsomCarsCoffee_February17 (Google Doc at Google Drive) Preview available on the website here: http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/events/event-flyer Looking forward to seeing you all on February 11th! Take care, volvie!
  4. Hi Everyone, A quick follow-up while we are all thinking of ideas for the 2017 Event Calendar to share at the Saturday, January 28, 2017 Planning Meeting! Please let us know your ideas for a January or February Sac Volvo Club Meet-Up Event! The survey is always open, so please keep those ideas coming! Direct Link to Sac Volvo Club Google Forms Survey: https://goo.gl/forms/OrwTjFqbDYDa2gww1 Thank you to everyone that responded to the survey so far and attended our first Meet-Up Event with Folsom Cars and Coffee in October! Looking forward to seeing you all at a local Meet-Up Event soon! Take care, volvie!
  5. Hello everyone! You are invited to join us for the Sac Volvo Club Planning Meeting on Saturday, January 28, 2017 starting at 11:00A. The Planning Meeting will follow lunch at the Lots of Luck Chinese Restaurant in Rancho Cordova, CA. (Note that this is the same restaurant where we traditionally meet after the EuroTech Tech Sessions.) At the Planning Meeting, we will brainstorm and discuss event ideas for the first half of the year—come join us if you have an idea and would like to volunteer to plan that event! We will also be covering old business carried over from our last planning meeting at IKEA. Please RSVP by Jan. 27, 2017. Meeting location: Lunch / Planning Meeting: Lots of Luck Chinese Restaurant 3084 Sunrise Blvd # 12 Rancho Cordova, CA (916) 858-1525 http://www.lotsofluckcafe.com/ Google Map (will open in new tab/window): https://drive.google.com/open?id=1aeIs2kquu4rsh6Tp-bltJL3JBCA&usp=sharing Meeting Time: Lunch: 11:00A Planning Meeting to follow Cost: Lunch: TBD by menu choices, but you will need to cover your own lunch costs. To RSVP: Contact Jon Manji, Event Coordinator: http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/contactus An interactive map, driving direction gadgets, and weather gadgets can also be found on the Event Flyer page: http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/events/event-flyer See you there rain or shine! Take care, volvie!
  6. Hi Everyone, Davis 2017 planning is underway and the date has been set! Mark your calendars for: Saturday, April 29, 2017 - Sunday, April 30, 2017 Saturday will be A-La-Carte Events. (Similar to 2015's events: Cars & Coffee, Scenic Drive, Lunch, Go-Kart Racing, Dinner) Sunday is the Davis Car Show & Swap Meet. Full details posted on the newly re-designed Davis Meet Weekend Website: davis.sacvolvoclub.org Looking forward to seeing you all in April 2017! Take care, volvie!
  7. Hi Everyone, Here are the latest SacVCOA-GGVCOA updates for your event calendar! 1. A friendly reminder that the 2nd Mt. Diablo Drive is this Saturday, October 15th. 2. The End of the Year / Holiday Party is Saturday, December 3rd. Full event details and RSVP information at either the Sac Volvo Club website or GGVCOA Facebook: www.sacvolvoclub.org www.facebook.com/ggvcoa 3. Due to the high interest in continuing Sac Volvo Club Meet-Up Events, we plan to host another one! Please take a moment to share your thoughts and suggestions about when and where you would like the next event to be. Sac Volvo Club Google Forms Survey link: https://goo.gl/forms/OrwTjFqbDYDa2gww1 Take care, volvie!
  8. Hi Everyone, Hope you are all well! Thank you to everyone who shared your thoughts, ideas, and suggestions for Sac Volvo Club Meet-Up Ideas! Combining multiple ideas and votes, our first Meet-Up Event will be an informal get-together with Folsom Cars and Coffee on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 7A - 9A at the Folsom Palladio at Broadstone. http://carsandcoffeefolsom.com/ http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/ Meeting Location: Folsom Palladio at Broadstone 430 Palladio Pkwy Folsom, CA 95630 Near Sports Authority Custom Google Map with Meeting Location and nearby Restuarants: https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=19JXevTo86vVxJl-UUPlTiG9PUGA Meeting Time: Saturday, October 1, 2016 Folsom Cars and Coffee runs from 7:00A to 9:00A Cost: Car Show: Free Coffee / Lunch (Optional): TBD by Restuarant / Menu Choices, but you will need to cover the cost of your own coffee and/or lunch. Check out the Folsom Palladio Directory for more information: http://gopalladio.com/ Looking forward to seeing you all on October 1st! Take care, volvie!
  9. Hi Everyone, Hope you are well and enjoying your summer! The Sac Volvo Club Planning Committee thought it would be fun to seek member ideas for local meet-up events. We created a short survey to better gather responses and respond to ideas. Please take a moment to fill out the survey and share your suggestions! (Created with Google Forms inside the Sac Volvo Club domain.) https://goo.gl/forms/OrwTjFqbDYDa2gww1 This from is also featured on the Sac Volvo Club Home Page: http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/ We look forward to reading your suggestions and seeing you at the first meet-up event! Take care, volvie!
  10. Hi Everyone, Just a friendly reminder that the Davis 2017 Planning Meeting is this Saturday, July 9th! You can still RSVP to Jon Manji via the contact e-mail form at the Sac Volvo Club website: http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/ (RSVPs are required for location details.) If you can't make the meeting, but have feedback, ideas, and/or know you want to volunteer for Davis 2017, please let us know-- we would love to hear from you! http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/contactus Looking forward to seeing you all on the 9th! Take care, volvie!
  11. Hi Everyone, If you already know you want to help with behind-the-scenes planning and/or day-of-the event volunteering, but cannot make this meeting, feel free to send Jon Manji or Elizabeth Brown an e-mail with your name and e-mail address so we can keep in touch: http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/contactus Take care, volvie!
  12. Hi Everyone, Interested in contributing to the success of Davis 2017 with behind-the scenes planning and/or day-of-the-event volunteering? We would love to have you join us on Saturday, July 9th at 9:30A as we start to discuss the details, form sub-planning committees, and find volunteers. RSVPs are required for location details. Full event details / RSVP contact form here: www.sacvolvoclub.org Looking forward to seeing you all July 9th! Take care, volvie!
  13. Hi Everyone, Hope you are well and looking forward to the 9th Annual Swedish Day at IKEA this Saturday, June 11th! The weather is forecast to be in the upper 80s on Saturday, so be sure to bring sun protection (a hat, sunscreen, long sleeve shirt, etc.) and water. A couple reminders: -New earlier start time: 8:30A (to help beat the heat!) -SacVCOA T-Shirt Pre-Sales For full event details and/or to see a mock-up picture of the t-shirt design: http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/events#M6a IKEA Event Questions / RSVP and/or T-Shirt Pre-Sales Questions: See the Event Flyer Page for E-mail Contact Forms: http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/events/event-flyer Please thank Jeff for donating coffee and donuts on Saturday! Looking forward to seeing you all on the 11th! Take care, volvie!
  14. Hi Everyone, A quick update RE: Breakfast options: 1. IKEA Breakfast: Served from 9:30A - 11:00A. (You will need to cover the cost of your own meal.) 2. Donuts / Coffee: Jeff has generously offered to purchase and donate coffee and donuts for this event! Please be sure to thank him on the 11th! To help get a head count for the donut / coffee order, please reply to this topic or RSVP: http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/ Looking forward to seeing you all on the 11th! Take care, volvie!
  15. Hello Everyone, You are invited to join us for the 9th Annual Swedish Day at IKEA on June 11th at 8:30A. New earlier start time to "Help Beat the Heat! Also new: Sac Volvo Club T-Shirt Pre-Sales! (Full Information included below event information.) --- 9th Annual Swedish Day at IKEA Event Details: All Swedes and their Volvos and Saabs are welcome! If you have yet to have the pleasure of attending this event, it is a very informal friendly event where Swedish cars and their owners (who may or may not be Swedish) gather in the parking lot of IKEA, near the entrance door (around row D, see the map below) and we mingle and chat the morning away until we feel the pangs of hunger and head upstairs to the second floor to purchase our lunches from the IKEA restaurant and move to a group of reserved tables for a leisurely lunch. Lunch will be followed by our mid-year planning session to discuss the events of the last half of the year-- come and join us if you have an idea or would like to participate! Meeting location: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/store/west_sacramento IKEA 700 IKEA Court West Sacramento, CA 95605 Google Map (will open in new tab/window): http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&msid=215264337018101684740.0004878c22eb23e67c31d&ll=38.582023,-121.549902&spn=0.018049,0.042272&t=h&z=15 Meeting Time: Cars & Coffee Meeting Time: 8:30A IKEA Parking Lot, Row D Lunch / Planning Meeting Time: 11:00P – 3:00P IKEA Restaurant, 2nd Floor (Feel free to enjoy breakfast or lunch whenever you wish) Cost: Free, except you must cover the cost of your own meal(s). IKEA serves breakfast from 9:30A - 11:00A http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/categories/departments/food/ IKEA Food Nutrition (PDF): http://www.ikea.com/ms/en_US/IKEA_Food/IKEA_Nutritional_Dec2014.pdf Notes: -New earlier schedule to "help beat the heat." -All Volvos and Saabs welcome! -Sac Volvo Club Meeting in IKEA Restaurant (IKEA no longer allows outside groups to reserve conference room) -Event is free, except you must cover the cost of your own IKEA breakfast and/or lunch: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/categories/departments/food/ IKEA Food Nutrition (PDF): http://www.ikea.com/ms/en_US/IKEA_Food/IKEA_Nutritional_Dec2014.pdf Questions / RSVP: Please see our Event Flyer page: http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/events/event-flyer (An interactive map, driving direction gadgets, and weather gadgets can also be found on the Event Flyer page.) Or, our Event Registration Form: http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/events/event-registration We hope to see you there. --- Sac Volvo Club T-Shirt Pre-Sales Information: These shirts will be screen printed and of the same high quality as the Davis 2014 shirts and will only be offered for in-person pre-sales! Design: T-Shirt Color = Ash Front = Small two color VCOA logo on left pocket area Back = Large five color SacVCOA logo The same one seen on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SacVolvoClub See Event Page or Event Flyer Page for T-Shirt Mock-Up: http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/events http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/events/event-flyer Prices: S - XXL (2XL) = $20 XXXL (3XL) = $25 Shipping will be available via USPS for an additional $7. Notes: We will have limited ability to make change, so please consider a donation to the Sac Volvo Club if you do not have exact change. A minimum of 12 T-Shirts need to be ordered for the order to be placed. If this minimum is not met, we will hold the T-Shirt pre-orders until the minimum is met. Note that these T-shirts are custom ordered products so there will be no returns / refunds / exchanges. Questions: To ask questions about the Sac Volvo Club T-Shirt Pre-Sales, please see our Event Flyer page: http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/events/event-flyer --- Take care, volvie!