Here's the scoop! If you want to attend the HMCCC Christmas Party on December 6, Bev has extended the sign up for two more days to give everyone a last chance. PLEASE email her at firstname.lastname@example.org by Saturday, November 22 if you'd like to attend and have not signed up yet! Thank you!!!!
Dec 6 – HMCCC Christmas Party at Reese VFC, Westminster. Click here for the PDF form
Must be submitted by Nov. 11
We have firmed up plans for our trip to Kentucky in 2015, please see the below outline with hotels noted. I thought I'd share what we've got together so far. If you know anyone else who is planning to go, please feel free to share with them.
Monday, August 10 - Day 1: Travel to Morehead, KY (travel time 6 hours and 46 minutes (extra time for gas/pit stops) from Frederick to Morehead via I-70/I-68/I-79/I-64). Spend one night in Morehead, KY at a Holiday Inn Express right off I-64 (estimated cost $99.00 plus tax of about $12.00). There is a new Cracker Barrel about .38 miles from the Holiday Inn Express. Morehead Holiday Inn Express,
110 Toms Drive, Morehead KY 40351. Front Desk: 1-606-784-5796
Tuesday, August 11 - Day 2: Travel from Morehead, KY to Bowling Green, KY (travel time 3 hours and 30 minutes (extra time for gas/pit stops)). Check in to hotel in Bowling Green. We'll be staying at the Country Inn & Suites by Carlson. 535 Wall St. 270-781-7200. I-65 Exit 22. Arrive at Danchuk Tri-Five Nationals at Beech Bend Raceway Park, Bowling Green Kentucky. Presented by Woody’s Hot Rodz. 855-567-1957. http://www.thetrifivenationals.com/. www.beechbend.com
August 12-15 – Enjoy Tri-Five Nationals, Corvette Museum, more!
Sunday, August 16 - Day 7: depart Bowling Green, KY and travel to Fairmont, WV (travel time 7 hours 10 minutes (plus gas/pit/food stops)) via I-65/I-64/I-79. Spend one night in Fairmont, WV.
Microtel Inns & Suites, 20 Southland Drive, Fairmont, WV. Phone: 1-304-363-3100. A smoke free hotel that includes complimentary breakfast with room. AAA room rate is $90.71 (this rate includes the tax) for 1 queen bed, or $110.87 (this rate includes the tax) for 2 queen beds. The AARP rate is $80.63 (this rate includes the tax) for 1 queen bed, or $98.55 (this rate includes the tax) for 2 queen beds. Higher rates are available. This hotel is the #1 rated hotel of 10 hotels rated on TripAdvisor.com in Fairmont, WV. It is right off of exit #132 off of I-79. These rooms can be booked now. Microtel is in the same chain as Days Inn hotels so if someone is entered into the Wyndham rewards program for Days Inn they will get Wyndham rewards points for a stay at a Microtel Inn & Suites. This hotel got very good reviews on TripApvisor.com(hence the #1 rating).
Here are some food/restaurant options in Fairmont (there are actually lots of restaurant options in Fairmont):
Cracker Barrel (just off of exit # 133 of of I-79): 2.00 miles from the Microtel Inns & Suites.
DJ's 50s/60s Diner: 2.13 miles from the Microtel Inns & Suites.
Poky Dot Diner (a 50s theme diner as well): 4.95 miles from the Microtel Inns & Suites.
Applebee's: Close to the Microtel Inns & Suites (estimated 1-2 miles). Monday, August 17 - Day 8: depart Fairmont, WV to home(s) (travel time 3 hours to Frederick, MD via I-79/I-68/I70.