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Viper Meet at Piper Aircraft-Vero Beach 12/4

Discussion in 'Florida: North/Central' started by RichieSRT10, Dec 2, 2010.

  1. RichieSRT10

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    In regards to this special event, we have a double treat for you. First is of course meeting Melissa Holobach who's experience and knowledge in this field will interest you and make for great listening.

    Melissa Holobach was the former CAAP Manager and saw and made sure that many of your 2008 Vipers were assembled just right. It is with great pleasure that we have been accepted to see this plant first hand, and make it even more special with her being our guide. Attached is also the day's schedule with special instructions;


    Our second treat for this meeting will be listening to Maurice Liang speak about the 2012 Viper!! Out of the tens of thousand who have seen the 2012 Viper, including all the Chrysler Jeep and Dodge Owners who were in Orlando for the Dealer's meeting, PLUS all of the VOI 11 Attendees, plus many many other, Maurice was the ONLY one who they let in during the press release of this car with a camera. In fact, Maurice is in Detroit now photographing this car and documenting the whole project from beginning to end. You will hear Maurice talk and he will tell you everything about this amazing car. After he's done describing this car to you, I'm sure you'll be able to picture it. One comment Maurice told me, the interior is as good as Audis, which today, they do have the best interior. This car is that good.


    Maurice made an announcement to his club about our event, and 2 of his members from Northern California are also flying in just for this event so if they are coming, you should be going too. Maurice will also bring some really nice gifts to be raffled off, so if you look at everything that's happening this day, this event is one not to be missed.


    Please take a moment to make arrangements to attend. Piper is providing lunch so please send me a quick email and advise me of your attendance. I need to know by Monday, November 29 so that they can make the proper lunch order.


    I look forward to seeing you ALL for this next event as it will be one not to be missed. Please send me your RSVP email so I may put you down.

    Have a great week!
     
  2. RichieSRT10

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    South Florida Founding Members Dave and Jessica, who is hosting Maurice Liang at their beach house in Jupiter Island, have invited all attendees to a "happy hour" drinks and relaxation after our Piper Event. Afterward, we will all go to dinner at the Jupiter Inlet across from the lighthouse. Rather than driving home, there is a nice place to stay at a very reasonable price called the Jupiter Waterfront Inn for $139 a night. On Sunday we can all go to brunch, and Dave will take us on a nice Viper Drive through the different coastal towns before heading home. A possible boat ride to see the homes of the very rich and famous is an option (Tiger's new home under construction)

    Incidentally, Jupiter Island is famous for 2 well known facts; the residents and the title of highest priced homes of any Zip Code in the U.S. Greg Norman's a resident and Tiger Woods is also building his dream home there.

    The weather is looking to be perfect conditions, high in the 70s and low in the 50s. Please RSVP if you make the after event get together so we know how many will attend.


    Lastly, the Central North Florida's last count is 21 cars and 39 people. S. Florida crew are at 19 cars and 36 people. That's as close as ever. A huge thanks to Don and Enuice for BOTH driving their Vipers to push our car count even higher!

    This will be a fantastic event so please, if you can make it to part of the event, or the whole weekend, try to come out and join us. You'll have a fantastic time and you'll see an incredible aircraft plant like none other with their state of art facility.

    See you all Saturday.

    Ivan
     
  3. Bill Pemberton Woodhouse

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    Fantastic event and you should have a terrific turnout. Melissa is a joy and a died in the wool Viperphile, she loves the Snake and will be a treasure trove of knowledge. What a fun time you guys/gals will all have, and with Maurice coming down also, there will be Viper knowledge busting at the seams for all the S. Florida members.

    Envious and have a super time.

    Bill Pemberton
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  4. Sublime Daytona

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    Where in Vero Beach is this that? Is it open to the public?? Time does it start? Would you please e-mail me at?

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  5. MTGTS

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    emailed you the info
     
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    Having lived in Vero Beach personally I wish we could attend, but the Kansas City Holiday Party & Charity Auction is that same night. You guys have a GREAT time and be sure to say hi to Melissa, Maurice, and the rest of the gang!
     
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    Hey Bill, don't forget about those of us from Central and North Florida!! We're going too.:D



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  8. Finsfan

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    Sounds, like we will have a great turn out. I can't wait to see everyone there.
     
  9. RichieSRT10

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    Ron what time do you folks want to meet up at Hwy60 & I95?


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  10. Bill Pemberton Woodhouse

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    Sorry Ron, as a native born Floridian, it is obvious Chris and I are envious of your super outing. We will have a fantastic time at the KC Christmas party too, as pretty darn good group of folks in our Region --- BBQ and partying , nuttin better in KC !!!
     
  11. MTGTS

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    but you guys have white stuff all over the ground :lmao:
     
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    Anyone have the address to the Piper Plant and Hotel?
     
  13. RichieSRT10

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    All the leaves look brown and the sky is gray this morning. With temperatures just breaking into the 70's it looks like a dam Yankee morning. I guess someone is trying to sneak some KC weather into our Fun in the Sun day. I didn't :dunno:realize the magic wand of Chris extended this far south:crazy2:


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  14. MTGTS

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    Piper Aircraft, Inc.
    2926 Piper Drive
    Vero Beach, FL 32960


    That's what's on their website so I think that's where we're heading
     
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    For those of you who like 105 Octain, our Cheveron station on 520 just east of the Saint John's River river has a pump. :)
     
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    I would kill for a gray sky and 70 degrees right now. :rolleyes: :lmao:
     
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    Cool, I get to post the first photo :)[​IMG][/IMG]
     
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    Thanks Frank. Had a blast. Matt is going to kick your a$$ for cutting his car in half:rolaugh:



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  19. RichieSRT10

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    Time for a Piper update. We had a great time Saturday. Ivan pulled off the best event I have been to so far with the Viper Club. Even though this was a VCA event we had 10 alley members there who are also VCA members. Being members of both groups opens up additional avenues for us to travel and we did some traveling Saturday. We ended up with 33 Vipers, 1 Lambo, 1 SRT truck and of course Tony made a splash by flying in. I am still not counting the mini cooper by the way:rolaugh:

    Melissa's tour of the Piper plant was marvelous. Piper manufactures and builds almost every component at the Vero Beach site except for 4 parts. Amazing is the only way to describe our tour. The enthusiam that Melissa radiates reinforces that her leaving the Conner Ave plant is a tremendous loss for the Viper Nation.

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    Tony you missed the group picture so I included one with your plane.

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    Sorry Matt maybe these shots will set things right. LOL

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  21. MTGTS

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    lol, it's ok I jumped on the roof and got some pics as well. Great times all around
     
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    Thanks for the pictures, Frank. Had a blast.



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