Annual Regional Show & Shine
Sunday, August 13th, 10:00 am — Mountlake Terrace
By Debbie Ward
Time to dust off any cobwebs, polish the chrome, wax and buff the paint and take a fine-toothed comb over your favorite Mercedes and sign it up for this year’s Annual Regional Show & Shine at the Nile Golf & Country Club just north of Seattle. In addition to the largest area display of Mercedes-Benz owned by MBCA Northwest Region member, this event offers People’s Choice voting with awards & trophies, local dealer & vendor displays, gift basket ticket sales with proceeds benefiting our charity of the year, door prizes & demonstrations.
Now is time to pre-register your cars & to reserve a Western BBQ lunch by NW Signature Events & Catering. Lunch includes Texas Style BBQ Brisket, Pulled BBQ Pork Sandwiches, Tangy Citrus BBQ Chicken, Pineapple Corn Muffins w/Honey Butter, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Fruit Salad, Soda, Water and Dessert.
Location: The Nile Golf & Country Club, 6601 244th Street SW, Mountlake Terrace, WA. Take exit 177 (State Route 104) off I-5. Travel west 3/10th of a mile & make a right into the club.
Registration Fee: $15 per person for lunch, $10 for registration of your first car & $5 for registration for each additional car you place in the show. Registration & payment is due by Wednesday, August 9, 2017 so that we can have your registration packet ready & provide the caterers with a lunch count.
Schedule of Events:
10 AM to 11:30 AM Benzes are Staged by Category
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM People’s Choice Judging
12 Noon to 1:00 PM Picnic Lunch
1:30 PM to 2:00 PM Announcements, Door Prizes & Awards
Charity of the Year: Raffle tickets will be sold for a chance to win a prize basket to support our selected charity of the year, the Treehouse for Kids. Treehouse invests in the lives of young people who have faced the deep wounds from a crisis of parenting, by helping them to secure the essential education, basic material needs & social experiences they equally deserve. Their website is www.treehouseforkids.org for more information.
Donations: If you have a raffle item to donate and/or are willing to volunteer to help the day of the event, please contact Debbie Ward at firstname.lastname@example.org or (253) 278-2314.
Local Hotels: Our out of town members may enjoy an overnight stay in a nearby hotel close to the Nile Golf & Country Club & shopping at the Alderwood Mall. The Embassy Suites Hotel Seattle North/Lynnwood, located at 20610 – 44th Ave W in Lynnwood, offers complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast, an evening manager’s reception with drinks & appetizers & two room suites starting at $227 per night. Contact them directly at (425)775-2500 for reservations. Another option is La Quinta Inn located at 4300 Alderwood Mall Boulevard in Lynnwood. They are a pet friendly hotel & offer a continental breakfast with rates starting at $139 per night. Contact them directly at (425) 775-7447 for reservations.
Whether new or old, a garage queen or a fixer-upper, a concourse car or a daily driver, be sure to enter your Mercedes in the show. The Nile’s easy access location, grassy field & superb picnic facilities have helped make this event one of the club’s most well attended and we look forward to meeting and greeting members from all across the Northwest.
See you there!!