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  1. Hi Everyone, Hope you are well, staying cool, and looking forward to the 10th Annual Swedish Day at IKEA this Saturday, June 24th! All Volvos and Saabs welcome! The local meteorologists are forecasting the heat wave to continue on Saturday, with the peak heat arriving around 4:00P, so a few reminders and quick tips: Before arriving at the event, please: -Consider wearing light weight and/or loose fitting clothing. -Bring sun protection (a hat, sunscreen, long sleeve shirt, etc.) and plenty of water for yourself, your family, and your pet(s). At the event: -Same earlier start time as last year: 8:30A (to help beat the heat!): Cars & Coffee Meeting Time: 8:30A IKEA Parking Lot, Row D Lunch / Planning Meeting Time: 11:00A – 3:00P IKEA Restaurant, 2nd Floor Google Map (will open in new tab / window): https://drive.google.com/open?id=11qCJfaId8Ci-9m7KQIy3ZOB46Wk&usp=sharing -Please drink plenty of water and monitor yourself, your family, and your pet(s) for signs of heat stress. -Shade can be found near our designated parking area (row D) under the IKEA building overhangs. -On Saturdays, IKEA opens at 10:00A and the IKEA restaurant opens at 9:30A, serving breakfast from 9:30A - 11:00A with lunch service beginning at 11:00A. [You will need to cover the cost of your own meal(s)]. To RSVP: Contact Jeff Molander, Event Coordinator http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/contactus#CUF Full Details can be found above or at any of the following links: Event Flyer: SacVCOAFlyerIKEA_June17 (Google Doc at Google Drive): https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dCACLdTlXM1WrAE0wTVkwZujPsIZ0uVa6RHwYf5q5cQ/edit?usp=sharing Event Flyer Web Page: http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/events/event-flyer Event Facebook / Discussion: https://www.facebook.com/events/396802044011615/ See you all this Saturday! Take care, volvie!
  2. Hi Everyone,Hope you are well and looking forward to the 10th Annual Swedish Day at IKEA on Saturday, June 24th at 8:30A!All Volvos and Saabs welcome! To RSVP: Contact Jeff Molander, Event Coordinator http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/contactus#CUF Google Map (will open in new tab / window): https://drive.google.com/open?id=11qCJfaId8Ci-9m7KQIy3ZOB46Wk&usp=sharing Full Details can be found above or at any of the following links: Event Flyer (Google Doc at Google Drive): SacVCOAFlyerIKEA_June17 Event Flyer Web Page: http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/events/event-flyer Event Facebook / Discussion: https://www.facebook.com/events/396802044011615/ Looking forward to seeing you all on June 24th! Take care, volvie!
  3. Hi Everyone, Hope you are well! 2017 Davis Meet Weekend Wrap-Up & Thank You: In addition to all the fun and camaraderie, the 2017 Davis Meet Weekend was one for the record books! The official car count? 157 Volvos participated in the Davis Car Show on Sunday! The most ever in 18 events! The official sponsor count? 23 Sponsors supported the Davis Meet Weekend Events! The most ever in 18 events! Thank you to all the volunteers and sponsors who made this year such a tremendous success! And, thank you to everyone that came out! We had a great time and look forward to seeing you all at the 2018 Davis Meet Weekend Events! --- Stay tuned for more updates as we compile the awards list information, go through our photos, and submit an article to Rolling Magazine! As information becomes available, the 2017 Davis Meet Weekend Past Event Coverage will be updated here: http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/events/2017-past-events#M4a And, final highlights will be compiled here: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/past-events --- Event Photographers & Videographers: Interested in sharing your photos and videos with the SacVCOA, GGVCOA, and/or submitting photos for publication consideration in Rolling Magazine? For more information, please: Contact Us, Attention: Elizabeth Brown, Davis Photographer Coordinator: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/contact-us --- Have feedback, ideas, or suggestions for the 2018 Davis Meet Weekend Events? Interested in joining the team and contributing the the Event's success? Let us know! Contact Us, Attention: Elizabeth Brown, Davis Communication Coordinator: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/contact-us Take care, volvie!
  4. Hi Everyone, Just a quick 2017 Davis Meet Weekend update: davis.sacvolvoclub.org Event Pre-Registration is now Closed! Sunday Davis Car Show Participants: Please Register at the Entrance Gate! For more information: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/sun#TOC-Car-Show-Participant-Registration We look forward to seeing you all tomorrow and Sunday! Take care, volvie!
  5. Hi Everyone, Hope you are well and looking forward to this Saturday and Sunday! We're now only a couple days away from the official start of the 2017 Davis Meet Weekend! --- 2017 Davis Meet Weekend News, Updates, & Reminders! http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/ --- News: Sunday Davis Car Show & Swap Meet: -Two of our Northern California dealers will be bringing the new S90 and the new V90CC for all to see at Davis! -We have now sold all of our swap meet spaces, and there will be no day-of-show swap spaces available. Thanks to our swap meet sellers for a great response, we look forward to seeing you at the show! --- Updates: Saturday A-La-Carte Events: Event 2: Foothill Scenic Drive (Fast and Slow Groups): The routes have been tested and the event maps have been updated! Note: The route includes roads popular with cycling groups and is near busy hiking / running trails. Please be aware and share the road. http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/sat --- (Updated) Saturday Event Maps: (base map = "satellite") All Events with FAST Scenic Drive Route (For performance / modified cars): https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ALG9XZze9bcLF3K6PBuh6uovrgQ&usp=sharing All Events with SLOW Scenic Drive Route (For vintage / stock cars): https://drive.google.com/open?id=1sMkTAK9fTRxfdPMbn1ziYd9yPyc&usp=sharing If you previously saved an "All Events" Map to your mobile device, please double check that it updated! --- (New) Saturday Scenic Drive Driving Maps (base map = "map"): Event 2: Foothill Scenic Drive Driving Map with FAST Route (For performance / modified cars): https://drive.google.com/open?id=1YMHRiH5F-Cs-QNKM-2dRgBHxZkM&usp=sharing Event 2: Foothill Scenic Drive Driving Map with SLOW Route (For vintage / stock cars): https://drive.google.com/open?id=1T15QYOsXgRYk1BT_Ca9xtQHy_q4&usp=sharing --- Reminders: Sunday Davis Car Show & Swap Meet: -If you have already paid online for your show registration, swap meet space, or a t-shirt, please bring your receipt with you to the show. -T-shirt orders will be available for pickup at the registration table from 9 a.m. until the close of the show. Please bring your payment receipt with you. A few t-shirts will be for sale in a limited range of sizes. http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/sun --- We look forward to seeing you this Saturday and Sunday! Take care, volvie!
  6. Hi Everyone, Hope you are well! FAQ: I am bringing my Volvo to Davis, but it is a work-in-progress. Where is the non-exhibit parking? Answer: The Davis Car Show & Swap Meet welcomes all Volvo-bodied and Volvo-powered cars! You are more than welcome to register your work-in-progress Volvo in the show! Many unveil the progress of their restoration / modification projects at Davis and we would love to see yours, no matter what part of the process your project is in! http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/about Photos of past Davis Events can be found here: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/photos Please note: You can participate in the car show with or without participating in the People's Choice Awards voting! http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/sun#TOC-Davis-Car-Show-Award-Categories Need more information about the Sunday Davis Car Show & Swap Meet?: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/sun Ready to Pre-Register for the Sunday Davis Car Show?: https://www.ggvcoa.com/events/davis-2017/sunday-registration/ --- If you still prefer participate as a spectator: There is limited street parking around Davis Central Park. Please arrive early and observe the posted parking regulations. City of Davis Links available on the Trip Planning page: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/trip --- We look forward to seeing you on April 29th and 30th! Take care, volvie!
  7. Hi Everyone, Hope you are well! I've been in contact with Gary Lodge. The issue with PayPal not connecting when pre-registering for the 2017 Sunday Davis Car Show has now been fixed! We apologize for any inconvenience. --- If you have yet to pre-register, you can do so here: https://www.ggvcoa.com/events/davis-2017/sunday-registration/ --- If you already pre-registered and experienced the PayPal issues: Gary Lodge and Nels Berg are attempting to get in contact with everyone that pre-registered before the event via the e-mail address you entered in the registration form. The Sunday Davis Car Show registration forms were going through-- it is just a matter of arranging / coordinating payment. Depending on your preference, you can either pay via PayPal before the event, or at the gate on the day of the event. --- If you prefer to pay via PayPal before the event, please send me (Elizabeth Brown) an e-mail and I will forward it to Gary Lodge: Contact Us, Attention: Elizabeth Brown at: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/contact-us --- If you prefer to pay at the gate on the day of the event, your name will be added to a list at the gate. (Although you may also consider bringing your current receipt to confirm your pre-registration discount, just in case). --- If you have any further questions, please let us know. We look forward to seeing you on the 30th! Take care, volvie!
  8. Hi Everyone, Hope you are well and looking forward to the official start of the 2017 Davis Meet Weekend! We're now one week away! Just a friendly reminder that we are determining if there is interest in offering the show posters for sale, and if so, how many to print. http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/sun#TOC-Davis-Show-Poster Interested in purchasing an Official Show Poster? Let us know! Reply to this post. Or, Contact Us, Attention: Al Simons, Sponsor Coordinator: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/contact-us --- Important Dates: Pre-Event: Tuesday, April 25, 2017- Saturday RSVPs close Friday, April 28, 2017- Sunday Pre-Registration closes Event: Saturday, April 29, 2017- Saturday A-La-Carte Events Sunday, April 30, 2017- Sunday Davis Car Show & Swap Meet http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org --- For ease of reference, all the 2017 Davis Meet Weekend: News, Important Dates, Updates, & Reminders that were sent out on April 8th can be found as a forum post earlier in this topic. Or, here: http://forum.sacvolvoclub.org/t247-april-29-30-2017-18th-annual-davis-meet-weekend-w-ggvcoa#504 --- Looking forward to seeing you April 29th & 30th! Take care, volvie!
  9. Hi Everyone, Hope you are well! Just a friendly reminder that volunteers and photographers are needed! Volunteers: Interested in contributing to the show's success? Join the team! We have a number of volunteer opportunities available: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/volunteers Let us know what interests you / how you can help! --- Update: 4/19/2017: We especially need volunteers to help with parking and gate operations on Sunday morning from 7:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Please Contact Us, Attention: Jon Manji, Volunteer Coordinator: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/contact-us --- Photographers: Plan on bringing your camera to 2017 Davis Meet Weekend and interested in sharing your photos? Please: -Reply to this post. -Or, Contact Us, Attention: Elizabeth Brown, Photographer Coordinator: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/contact-us We would love to submit your photos for publication consideration to Rolling Magazine as well as display them on the Chapter websites / social media! Questions about how your photos will be used? Check out the SacVCOA Policies, including Photo / Video and Social Media Polices here: http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/policies --- Important Dates: Pre-Event: Tuesday, April 25, 2017- Saturday RSVPs close Friday, April 28, 2017- Sunday Pre-Registration closes Event: Saturday, April 29, 2017- Saturday A-La-Carte Events Sunday, April 30, 2017- Sunday Davis Car Show & Swap Meet http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org --- For ease of reference, all the 2017 Davis Meet Weekend: News, Important Dates, Updates, & Reminders that were sent out on April 8th can be found as a forum post earlier in this topic.Or, here: http://forum.sacvolvoclub.org/t247-april-29-30-2017-18th-annual-davis-meet-weekend-w-ggvcoa#504 --- Looking forward to seeing you all on April 29th and 30th! Take care, volvie!
  10. Hi Everyone, Hope you are well! Just a friendly reminder that the 2017 Davis Saturday A-La-Carte Event RSVPs close on Tuesday, April 25, 2017! These events require require a head count / reservations. If you do not RSVP, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to participate in the Saturday activities you want. --- UPDATE: 4/17/17: We have a formal reservation for Karting (Event 4), with a maximum of 24 people. If we exceed that number, you may still be able to race on your own, but you will not be part of the VCOA group. This is due to available time slots at the facility. At this time we have 15 slots already spoken for. Event 4: K1 Speed Indoor Electric Kart Racing4:00P (arrive by 3:30P to register) http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/sat --- We will create a wait list after the Saturday RSVP deadline, to fill day-of-event openings on a first come, first served basis. If there is space available, we will confirm that in an e-mail to you, using the contact e-mail address that you provided. Need more information?: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/sat Ready to RSVP?: https://www.ggvcoa.com/events/davis-2017/saturday-registration/ --- Important Dates: Pre-Event: Tuesday, April 25, 2017- Saturday RSVPs close Friday, April 28, 2017- Sunday Pre-Registration closes Event: Saturday, April 29, 2017- Saturday A-La-Carte Events Sunday, April 30, 2017- Sunday Davis Car Show & Swap Meet http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org --- For ease of reference, all the 2017 Davis Meet Weekend: News, Important Dates, Updates, & Reminders that were sent out on April 8th can be found as a forum post earlier in this topic. Or, here: http://forum.sacvolvoclub.org/t247-april-29-30-2017-18th-annual-davis-meet-weekend-w-ggvcoa#504 --- Looking forward to seeing you all on April 29th and 30th! Take care, volvie!
  11. Hi Everyone, In case you have been unable to Pre-Register for the Sunday Davis Car Show due to issues with PayPal not connecting: We are aware of the issue and working on a solution. We apologize for any inconvenience. We hope to have this resolved as soon as possible and will update again as soon as it is resolved. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please: Reply to this post. Or, Contact Us, Attention: Elizabeth http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/contact-us And, your message will be forwarded to the proper person. Take care, volvie!
  12. Hi Everyone, Hope you are well! Just a friendly reminder that the 2017 Davis T-Shirt Pre-Sales close on Sunday, April 16, 2017! (Very limited sizes & quantities will be available at the show, so if you want a T-shirt, it is best to pre-order!) All shirts must be picked up at the show-- remember to bring your sales receipt! Need more information?: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/sun#TOC-Davis-Show-T-Shirts-Available-by-Pre-Order Ready to order?: https://www.ggvcoa.com/events/davis-2017/t-shirts/ --- Important Dates: Pre-Event: Sunday, April 16, 2017- T-Shirt Pre-Sales close Tuesday, April 25, 2017- Saturday RSVPs close Friday, April 28, 2017- Sunday Pre-Registration closes Event: Saturday, April 29, 2017- Saturday A-La-Carte Events Sunday, April 30, 2017- Sunday Davis Car Show & Swap Meet --- For ease of reference, all the 2017 Davis Meet Weekend: News, Important Dates, Updates, & Reminders that were sent out on April 8th can be found as a forum post above. Or, here: http://forum.sacvolvoclub.org/t247-april-29-30-2017-18th-annual-davis-meet-weekend-w-ggvcoa#504 Take care, volvie!
  13. Hi Everyone,Hope you are well! 2017 Davis Meet Weekend News, Important Dates, Updates, & Reminders! http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/ ----- News: The 2017 Davis Meet Weekend is already breaking records! We have 23 sponsors supporting the weekend activities! Please join us in thanking them! http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/sponsors Let's see how many records we can break this year! Interested in contributing to the show's success? Join the team! We have a number of volunteer opportunities available: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/volunteers Let us know what interests you / how you can help! ----- Important Dates: Pre-Event: Sunday, April 16, 2017- T-Shirt Pre-Sales close Tuesday, April 25, 2017- Saturday RSVPs close Friday, April 28, 2017- Sunday Pre-Registration closes Event: Saturday, April 29, 2017- Saturday A-La-Carte Events Sunday, April 30, 2017- Sunday Davis Car Show & Swap Meet Add these dates to your calendar to set personalized notifications / reminders: http://forum.sacvolvoclub.org/t268-sac-volvo-club-event-calendar Or, http://forum.sacvolvoclub.org/t247-april-29-30-2017-18th-annual-davis-meet-weekend-w-ggvcoa#503 ----- Updates & Reminders: Trip Planning: We've received word that a couple of the local hotels are fully booked for the weekend. (Please feel free to confirm in case of last minute cancellations.) Need Resources? Local links and interactive / searchable maps: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/trip Prefer Recommendations? If you are on Facebook, feel free to network for Hotel / Motel ideas at the Davis Facebook Event discussion here: https://www.facebook.com/events/548663975344305/ As you plan your trip, if you have any tips or tricks you would like to share, please let us know! --- T-Shirts: The last day to order is Sunday, April 16, 2017. Davis Meet Weekend Event T-Shirts available through Pre-Order. (Very limited sizes & quantities will be available at the show, so if you want a T-shirt, it is best to pre-order!) All shirts must be picked up at the show-- remember to bring your sales receipt! Need more information?: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/sun#TOC-Davis-Show-T-Shirts-Available-by-Pre-Order Ready to order?: https://www.ggvcoa.com/events/davis-2017/t-shirts/ --- Saturday A-La-Carte Events: RSVPs close Tuesday, April 25, 2017. These events require require a head count / reservations. If you do not RSVP, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to participate in the Saturday activities you want. We will create a wait list after the Saturday RSVP deadline, to fill day-of-event openings on a first come, first served basis. If there is space available, we will confirm that in an e-mail to you, using the contact e-mail address that you provided. Need more information?: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/sat Ready to RSVP?: https://www.ggvcoa.com/events/davis-2017/saturday-registration/ --- Sunday Car Show & Swap Meet: 1. Event Registration: Pre-Registration closes Friday, April 28, 2017. Swap Spaces are by Pre-Registration only, and will be cut off when we're sold out, so register early. Need more information / Ready to Pre-Register?: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/sun#TOC-Swap-Meet-Vendor-Registration Car Show Spaces are by Pre-Registration or at the Entrance Gate. Need more information?: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/sun#TOC-Car-Show-Participant-Registration Ready to Pre-Register?: https://www.ggvcoa.com/events/davis-2017/sunday-registration/ 2. Show Poster: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/sun#TOC-Davis-Show-Poster Interested in purchasing an Official Show Poster? Let us know! Reply to this post. Or, Contact Us, Attention: Al Simons, Sponsor Coordinator: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/contact-us 3. Award Categories Added: http://davis.sacvolvoclub.org/sun#TOC-Davis-Car-Show-Award-Categories ----- We look forward to seeing you all on Saturday, April 29th and Sunday, April 30th! Take care, volvie!
  14. Hi Everyone, Hope you are all well (and rested after the time change)! This Saturday's forecast is currently partly cloudy and 71 degrees. A fantastic day to bring your Volvo, camera, and ideas to the 9th Annual EuroTech Tech Session, Lunch, & Planning Meeting! One agenda hot topic: How to best celebrate Volvo's 90th Anniversary at the 2017 Davis Meet Weekend. Just a quick friendly reminder, if you haven't already done so, please RSVP to Michal Vachuska, Event Coordinator, before March 16th: http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/contactus#CUF Google Map (will open in new tab/window):https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ET256jV6dc40o92jEDJY9-5yfbE&usp=sharing Facebook event / discussion: https://www.facebook.com/events/1837010839844963/ See you at EuroTech on the 18th starting at 10:00A! Take care, volvie!
  15. Hi Everyone, Hope you are well! Mark you calendars now to celebrate Swedish Midsummer with us on June 24th at the 10th Annual Swedish Day at IKEA! Full Event Details: A message from Jeff Molander, SacVCOA Planning Committee: You are invited to join us for the 10th Annual Swedish Day at IKEA on June 24th at 8:30A (same earlier start time as last year). 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: IKEA 700 IKEA Court West Sacramento, CA 95605 http://www.ikea.com/us/en/store/west_sacramento Google Map (will open in new tab/window) https://drive.google.com/open?id=11qCJfaId8Ci-9m7KQIy3ZOB46Wk&usp=sharing Meeting Time: Cars & Coffee Meeting Time: 8:30A IKEA Parking Lot, Row D Lunch / Planning Meeting Time: 11:00A – 3:00P IKEA Restaurant, 2nd Floor Cost: Free, except you must cover the cost of your own meal(s) at the IKEA restaurant. IKEA also serves breakfast from 9:30A – 11:00A. IKEA Restaurant: 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.” -Feel free to enjoy breakfast and/or lunch whenever you wish. -IKEA no longer allows outside groups to reserve the conference room. Instead, we will have lunch and hold the Planning Meeting in the IKEA restaurant. Event Flyer: SacVCOAFlyerIKEA_June17 (Google Doc at Google Drive) Preview will be available on the website here (after the March 18th EuroTech Tech Session Event): http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/events/event-flyer Sac Volvo Club Event Facebook Page (add the event to your calendar / join the discussion): https://www.facebook.com/events/396802044011615/ To RSVP: Contact Jeff Molander, Event Coordinator http://www.sacvolvoclub.org/Home/contactus#CUF Looking forward to seeing you all on June 24th! Take care, volvie!