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Annual Picnic – July 20 – Marion City – Thomas Park near Cedar Rapids

Annual Picnic – July 20 – Marion City – Thomas Park near Cedar Rapids

The 2019 Annual Summer Picnic will occur on July 20 at Thomas Park (343 Marion Blvd) in Marion, Iowa beginning at 12:00. The meat and drink will be provided. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share.  Thomas Park includes three pavilions, playgrounds, sandbox with diggers, two full-size basketball courts,18-hole disc golf course, splash pad, horseshoe courts, trails, picnic....
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IMSA/Michelin Challenge Race at Road America – August 2-4

IMSA/Michelin Challenge Race at Road America – August 2-4

The IMSA WeatherTech® SportsCar Championship and IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge takes over Road America's four-mile circuit for what will be one of the most incredible weekends of sports car racing in the world. Fans will get to see the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge race on Saturday, Aug. 3, with the WeatherTech® SportsCar Championship race on Sunday, Aug. 4., plus races....
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BMW Informal Social at 6:30 PM – Merle Hay Mall “Local Eats Food Court.” August 13

BMW Informal Social at 6:30 PM – Merle Hay Mall “Local Eats Food Court.” August 13

A unique collection of food vendors. Vietnam Cafe: Offering a fresh selection of authentic Vietnamese and Chinese food. We will be adding the rest of the offers this weekend



Iowa Cubs vs Nashville Sound – August 25

One of our most popular events will be Sunday, August 25. Don’t miss the BMW Club Day at Principal Park.  Our Cubbies will be taking on the Nashville Sound at 1:08pm. As in previous years, we will have two connected sky boxes with both indoor and outdoor seating. Tickets are $25/person, which includes both ticket to the game and food.....
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President’s Article July 2019

President’s Article July 2019

Although I have owned 8 different BMW’s in the last 20 years, I have only purchased one new car during that time, a black 2001 330ci.  It was the first 330ci delivered at Dave Ostrem BMW in November of 2000. During that time, I owned a business and did not have the time to do a European Delivery, but I....
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BMW European Delivery Experience – Summer 2017

BMW European Delivery Experience – Summer 2017

We recently purchased a BMW 5 series through BMW European Delivery(ED) program, and I wanted to share our journey from ordering to delivery and overall experience. Our experience, like so many others, was incredible. We spent 12 days and drove over 1,200 miles through Germany, Austria, Italy, and Switzerland. From BMW Welt delivery to driving through small towns in Switzerland,....
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Member Spotlight

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BMW IA Club Member Spotlight

We are going to be doing spotlights on different members in the club. If you have a fun story to tell or know of someone else who does, email us at newsletter@bmwia.org.

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CLUB PROGRAMS

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BMW Club Programs

Learn about the various programs and foundations such as BMW CCA Club Racing, Tire Rack Street Survival School and BMW CCA Foundation.

BMW Resources

Resources for BMW Enthusiasts

Useful BMW and general automobile related resources including independent shops, aftermarket part suppliers, BMW tuners, and BMW groups on the web.