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    MARRC Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet

    Greetings! This year’s banquet will be held on Saturday, Feb 18 from 5:30 – 9pm at Growler’s Brew Pub - a popular micro brewery in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

    Growlers of Gaithersburg, MD
    227 East Diamond Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

    ALL MARRC members are invited and encouraged to attend – this includes corner workers, track day riders, road racing school participants and paid members!

    * * * Admission is FREE for current MARRC members* * *
    (Guests $20.00)

    RSVP by Feb 11 to @

    If you are a MARRC Volunteer, Track Day or Road Racing school participant, or general member of the club, we need and welcome your input and participation in decisions involving the club’s future.

    The Banquet evening includes:

    - A variety of appetizers and a delicious buffet dinner and dessert

    - 3 drink tickets per member (followed by a cash bar for those who want more)

    - Awards ceremony recognizing our dedicated volunteers with distribution of earned* and peer recognition gifts

    - Chance at the door prize (an iPod touch) for members arriving by 6pm and staying for the entire program

    - After-party live entertainment scheduled at 10pm

    Parking is available in the lot behind Growler's or at the nearby MARC train station garage, a short walk away.

    For members who need overnight accommodations, a block of hotel rooms has been negotiated at the nearby Hilton Washington DC - North/Gaithersburg at a group rate of $82/night. Shuttle service between the hotel and Growler's will be available until 11pm. The hotel offers free parking for guests. To book a room, please contact the hotel directly at 301-977-8900 between 8am-6pm or call 1-800-445-8667. Reservations must be made no later than Feb 10 in order to receive the MARRC rate. The hotel has a cancellation policy of 24 hours prior to arrival.

    * Earned award recipients will be contacted directly regarding gift options and how to make selections.

    Again, MARRC thanks you for a great 2011 season - see you at the Banquet!
    Last edited by Expat2b; 01-18-2012 at 09:06 PM.

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    Banquet update - agenda and rsvp

    Just a reminder for everyone if you have not already done so, to please give us a firm RSVP by FEB 10 so we have an accurate head count for the Banquet. You can RSVP to @ *or* via Facebook on our Banquet event.

    We are planning a very entertaining and informative program for the evening. Below is the tentative agenda...come hear what's been happening behind the scenes and help us plan priorities for the upcoming season. Members arriving by 6pm who stay for the whole program are eligible for the door prize! (click 'see more' below to see the agenda) See you there!

    5:30-6pm Guest arrivals & check-in
    Cocktails and Hors d'ovures; Racing videos and photo slide show

    6-7:30 pm Annual Membership Meeting
    Review of Minutes
    Old Business/Accomplishments
    Committee Reports
    - Treasurer
    - Bylaws
    - Training
    - Safety
    - RRS/TD
    - Internet/Web Site
    - Membership, Recruit & Retention, Database project, Member survey results
    New Business
    - Announcement of 2012 Season Executive Committee members
    - Priorities for EC 2012 Agenda
    - New topics from membership
    Conclusion/Adjourn Business Meeting

    ~ BREAK 10 mins ~

    7:30 - 9pm Dinner & Awards Program

    Presentation of Earned and Peer Recognition Awards
    Special Guest Speaker - Art Lohman - Friendships & Unity
    Door prize award drawing(s)

    9:00 - 11pm+ Social Time
    (Shuttle/cab service from Growler's Brew Pub to hotel for over nighters avail until 11pm)


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