West Michigan smarties

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West Michigan smarties

A sub chapter of sMUG (smart Michigan Users Group) This is an announcement area for local events of interest to anyone in the area.

Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Members: 30
Latest Activity: May 10, 2012

Our Goal

Bringing together smart owners from Grand Rapids to Kalamazoo, Spring Lake, Muskegon and beyond.

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Gilmore Car Museum Meet

Started by Roll 3d6 Jul 6, 2009. 0 Replies

Night at The Ballpark

Started by Mike & Carol Jun 27, 2009. 0 Replies

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Comment by Stuart Berman on June 28, 2010 at 4:07pm
Sounds like a great idea - count me in.

Dates are Aug 27-28 here is the website
Comment by clicker on June 28, 2010 at 1:22pm
Anyone doing the 28th street cruise this year? I went last year and it was like they had never seen a smart before(and it rained again!)
Comment by clicker on May 19, 2010 at 11:55am
I am at Loeber's in Chicago right now for my 20,000 mile service and I just found out that the dealership is interested in hosting a send-off party for those going to the Nationals. If there is enough interest I'll set something up with them for Wednesday morning,June 9th so we can all leave from here.
Please chime in BEFORE June 1st so I can let them know.
Comment by Suzie on May 6, 2010 at 4:54pm

Time for another adventure ;}
Comment by Stuart Berman on April 19, 2010 at 11:16pm
That sounds like fun. Once we're closer to August I'll see if I can make it.
Comment by clicker on April 19, 2010 at 10:02pm
Here is the link for the August meet.Let's have a great turn out for this.
http://www.worldmeet2010.com/
Comment by clicker on March 25, 2010 at 11:50am
Here we go! here is the summer schedule for the summer meets-once again every 3rd Sunday each month.
April 18-at Bob Stacey's carwash (Carriage Car Wash) in Roselle,IL.
May 16-at the California Pizza Kitchen at Old Orchard Mall
June 20-at the CPK in Schaumberg
July 18-at the CPK in Oak Brook
Aug 15-a picnic at one of the parks around Chicago
September 19-either at Old Orchard Mall or a drive to Lake Geneva
October 17-Schaumberg
November 14-Oak Brook
If this likes good then mark your calanders!
Comment by clicker on February 12, 2010 at 9:09pm
A message from clicker
(I am known as nonuro on SCOA)
to all members of Chicago Area Smart Car Enthusiasts on smart USA insider!

Hi All-Finally heard from Ken and below is his e-mail.I will be "phoning home" on Monday to firm things up.Now is the time to chime in about attendance and if you are willing to take part in the owners/testdrive if he can make it work.
LET'S DO THIS! (I love Family Guy!)-Cliff
......are you going to the nationals?


Hello Sandra and Cliff –



Since both of you have generously offered to marshal the smart owners in Chicagoland for any Auto Show related activities I wanted to bounce a few ideas off of you.



smart USA will be street teaming and conducting test drives at various locations throughout Chicagoland immediately following the Auto Show. We will be in the area for two to three weeks. We may start test drives on the last Saturday of the show (February 20th) outside the convention center.



Below are a list if ideas that I would like to see if you think the owners group may want to be involved with:



1. Helping conduct test drives outside of McCormick Place on Saturday, February 20. This would involve bringing your vehicles down to the Auto Show. We are looking to see if we can get permission/permits to stage vehicles in front of the center. We think this would make a great visual and would allow people coming into the show to talk with owners. We will use company cars for test drives.



2. We are also considering a group lunch, for owners, at a nearby restaurant. Again, we are looking to great a little buzz about the car and our upcoming marketing events.



3. The final idea would involve a owners parade to Grant Park or another downtown location for an ice skating party/event.



We have not finalized any idea yet. I wanted to get some feedback from you before we get too far down the road.



The purpose of any event is to engage consumers, allow owners to share their passion for the brand and generate some press for upcoming marketing activities.
Comment by Stuart Berman on February 8, 2010 at 8:38pm
Sorry I have been out of touch for a while... life has been pretty crazy including the deaths of my father and mother-in-law last fall.

Still love my Passion and started a post on an installation of my handsfree kit for my iPhone.

Also ran into a parked snow plow in January... I just bounced off of it with no damage to either vehicle (some scratches and a little red paint on the smart fender was all that could be seen)
Comment by smartcarmaster on December 28, 2009 at 1:24am
 

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