Cruise LET'S MEET IN CALGARY on the way to MEET-in-the-MIDDLE

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CALGARY ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION for those who require it ...
I'm posting this Calgary Stop separately (and with the blessing of @ddgermann)
so that separate aspects won't get too confusing with others in the thread
Cruise - Lets meet in the Middle...

This thread is for the
CALGARY STOP for the night of Wednesday JULY 11, 2018
and CALGARY START for a Cruise to Moose Jaw on Thursday JULY 12, 2018

You are most welcome to book more nights previous to this
if you would like to enjoy The Calgary Stampede
I will post more information in this thread to introduce you to the area of this Hotel
as there is a lot to accommodate yourself and your Corvette

There are 2 Coin Car Washes (I personally use them)
The Deerfoot Inn & Casino is close by
There is a Flying-J with Shell V-Power Fuel
Jack Carter Chevrolet Cadillac Corvette GMC Dealership
Two Separate Shopping & Dining Areas
(many sit-down and fast food Restaurants of varied cuisine)
I also Reside in the adjacent Neighborhood
The Management & Staff at Service Plus Inns & Suites
are enthusiastic to accommodate Ourselves
with our Corvettes in their own Section of the Parking Lot

I have negotiated an initial special 12 room allotment
King Bed with a Sofa Lounge & more
Regular Price is minimum $169 during Stampede
our Price $149 per night
see all your details below
The Hotel will increase the allotment - subject to availability
try not to delay booking
I have negotiated a 72 hour cancellation policy
(as their current best Stampede rate is more restrictive, prepaid & slightly greater cost)

Booking Group Name & number is ,,,
"Meet in the Middle Corvette - 2695"

call 1-888-875-4667
or call 1-403-256-5352
link:
Our Hotel in Calgary South | Service Plus Inns & Suites

the particulars are below
more will be added to this unique thread about the location
ENJOY !!!
This stop is currently planning to head East from Calgary to Moose Jaw on Thursday July 12th
Meet in the Middle Corvette, July 11, 2018 - Booking Instructions SPIS[5063].jpg

 
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Excellent Spence.

Glad you got this tread going. As I mentioned I will put a link to this thread on the up coming “Meet in the Middle” event page so people can quickly navigate here.

Thanks,
Derek
 
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THE LIST of ATTENDEES ...
consistent with other Alberta Cruise Threads this message will be "this list"
of those confirmed on the Calgary MITM Start to Moose Jaw on the Morning of Thursday, July 12th
and most importantly so that nobody is left behind ...
please post in this thread or PM me to let us know you are booked over night -OR- will meet up for our Thursday's Start

1. SN-III - Spence & Freda :)
2. turbozig - Ziggy :)
3. JamesP - James :)
4. GordyS - Susie and Gordy :)
5. Jan Hansen :)
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8.

THE PRELIMINARY ITINERARY ...
July 12 Preliminary Itinerary Calgary to Moose Jaw
the following is an idea of rough-timing and plans for a large group
should there be a smaller group on this leg it will be very flexible
(you may note that google maps estimates 6hr & 45mins + our stops) (stop times approx.)
07:00am - SN-III can lead Hotel Corvettes (fueled up) to Start Point to meet up w/ others (fueled up)
07:30am - Start Point Driver's Introduction Meeting - East Hills Costco Parking (to be confirmed)
08:00am - Leave Start Point - East Hwy1a to Chestermere and on to Hwy 1 Eastbound
10:00am - Arrive Brooks - Flying-J Shell V-Power "catch-up, stretch & relief" (fuel opportunity)
10:30am - Depart Brooks Hwy 1 East
12:00pm - Arrive Medicine Hat - Lunch - (either Cheesecake Cafe or Redwood @ MedHatLodge - to be confirmed) (fuel opportunity)
01:30pm - Depart Medicine Hat Hwy 1 East
03:45pm - Arrive Swift Current - Shell V-Power & Husky for "catch-up, stretch & relief" (fuel opportunity)
04:15pm - Depart Swift Current Hwy 1 East
06:15pm - Arrive Medicine Hat for Hotel Check-in
06:30pm - Meet up with Red Deer & Edmonton Groups and Dinner adjacent to Hotel at Boston Pizza (fuel up opportunity following)

July 13 Preliminary Itinerary Moose Jaw to Winnipeg (notes)
start time - to be determined
Depart Moose Jaw
1hr to Regina (collect Regina Corvettes)
Depart Regina
2.5hrs to Moosomin for Lunch
Depart Moosomin
1.5 hrs to Brandon "catch-up, stretch and relief"
Depart Brandon
2.5 hrs to Winnipeg
 
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I will be there the night before for the start of the MITM cruise! :)
 
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So far I'm planning on booking a room wed night, just need to check with girlfriend on dates and times.:canada:
 
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:canada: Note ... Preliminary Calgary-to-Moose Jaw Itinerary has been added to "the List of Attendees" above :canada:
 
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I'm planning on booking my rooms this week in Moosejaw, does any one know if there is a group number for this leg. I see that a block of rooms has been arranged according to the corvette zone but it has no info on whether or not we should book with a group number. I see Winnipeg has a group number so ill also be booking those rooms as well.
 
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I'm planning on booking my rooms this week in Moosejaw, does any one know if there is a group number for this leg. I see that a block of rooms has been arranged according to the corvette zone but it has no info on whether or not we should book with a group number. I see Winnipeg has a group number so ill also be booking those rooms as well.
Thanks @JamesP ... I am trying to find out who and what we are group booked under for Moose Jaw ... I will let you know

in the meantime, please secure your Winnipeg accommodation
 

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I'm planning on booking my rooms this week in Moosejaw, does any one know if there is a group number for this leg. I see that a block of rooms has been arranged according to the corvette zone but it has no info on whether or not we should book with a group number. I see Winnipeg has a group number so ill also be booking those rooms as well.
Sorry James this never got done yet.
I’ll have it sorted tomorrow.

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okay I'm not sure if its my computer, but all the info on the hotel in Winnipeg is out of focus, the rest of corvette zone is clear. just the important info I need lol. can anyone tell me what the group number and toll free number is for the Club Regent Casino. much appreciated thanks:canada:
 

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okay I'm not sure if its my computer, but all the info on the hotel in Winnipeg is out of focus, the rest of corvette zone is clear. just the important info I need lol. can anyone tell me what the group number and toll free number is for the Club Regent Casino. much appreciated thanks:canada:
Stand by. I’ll send it over.
Just finishing watching a hockey game.
 

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Here it is James. I will have a look on CZ and adjust this size so it's more readable.
Thanks for letting me know. :thumbs:
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Here are the Moose Jaw Hotel details. This can also be found on the "Corvette Zone" in the MITM event.

Details: Heritage Inn Moose Jaw, Sk
  • 20 rooms blocked off for Thursday July 12th. (well 19 now)
  • Use "CCF Meet in the Middle" as a booking reference.
  • Rate: $96.00 per night. For $7.00 extra a hot breakfast is added on.
  • Rooms must be booked by June 12th for the rate.
  • Free cancellation up to EOB July 10th.
  • Check in time 16:00 however they will let us in early if we want providing the rooms are ready.
  • There is a banquet room available if we decide to have a group meal. (I can arrange this if you all want to go that way)
  • Plenty of parking. We will take over a section of the parking lot.
  • Phone: Toll Free 1 (888) 888-4374 or 1 (306) 693-7550 Direct.
The Heritage Inn Moose Jaw

Please let me know how you feel about having a group dinner.
 
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All rooms booked from here to the middle :canada:, now the waiting begins.
 

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After Check-in at the Moose Jaw hotel and when the ladies are tired of polishing and hearing how awesome our Corvettes are.... We are off for dinner at Boston Pizza just next to the hotel. Spence has made arrangements for a section for 30 hungry travellers from 6:30pm up to a 2am closing.
This offers an awesome variation of menu items and is licensed too.
Cars get parked & it's walking distance from our Hotel to next door.
Should meet everyone's taste and reasonable price and easier on coordinating. Thanks Spence!

Thursday July 12th from 6:30pm
Boston Pizza (1-306-691-5455)
1650 Main Street, Moose Jaw
"Corvette Meet in the Middle" Section

This information is also on the 'Corvette Zone" event