The Road Ahead : August September 2007
Congratulations to Gold RACQ member Boris Novoseloff who turned 100 on July 3. Boris was sent a copy of RACQ's centenar y publication, A Road Well Travelled, in recognition of his achievement. Boris has been a member of the Club since 1969 and is still driving himself to the shops, church and Wellington Point for the occasional swim. Just prior to his bir thday, Boris had his licence extended for another year. Over the years Boris has owned a variety of Australian-made vehicles, including a Ford Zephyr (locally assembled), EH Holden, a Holden Commodore and now a Ford Falcon. 100 reasons to celebrate All British Day In an effort to create a safer and more efficient road network for all Queensland road users, RACQ's Traffic and Safety engineer Greg Miszkowycz will be visiting some key regional areas to investigate road hazards repor ted by members. Proposed tour dates for the Cairns and Townsville area are September 17 to 21, followed by Mackay and Rockhampton Traffic and safety tour from October 8 to 12 and Toowoomba, Dalby and War wick from October 29 to November 2. If you live in these regions and have some specific concerns about road and traffic hazards in your local area, contact your nearest RACQ branch, call Traffic and Safety on 3872 8922, fax 3854 0686, or fill out the online hazard form available at racq.com. For a dose of British motoring histor y, make your way to RACQ Batteries All British Day, organised by the All British Classics Car Club (QLD) Inc, on Sunday, September 23, 2007. Held at the St Josephs College Spor ts Ground at Tennyson, Brisbane, from 8.30am-2pm, the event will feature classic British vehicles and motorcycles, with all profits going to QIMR Cancer Research and RACQ CareFlight. For more information on the event, visit racq.com/events, or contact Alber t Budwor th (ph: 3398 8527 or email alber t.budwor firstname.lastname@example.org). AUG/SEP 07 21 Member benefits SAVE AND GLOW Aries Glow Worm Tours offers a bright lights tour of the Gold Coast with a dif ference, taking in the sights of thousands of glow worms lighting up the night with a rainforest walk in Lamington National Park. RACQ members who pre-purchase tickets and take the tour between September 1 and October 7, 2007, get one children's ticket free when two adult tickets are purchased. To pre-purchase your tickets, visit your local RACQ branch office or call 1800 629 501. In brief ... CARAVAN WINNERS More than 80,000 people attended the Queensland Caravan, Camping and Holiday Show, held at the RNA from June 6 to 12. The RACQ stand, showcasing the Club's array of touring and travel ser vices, was a popular spot, with thousands of people dropping their completed Sunday Mail coupon into the barrel for a chance to win a Galaxy Caravan, valued at $36,500. The lucky winners were Karl and Rebecca McVinish, of Currimundi. OLDER DRIVER HELP RACQ's Years Ahead program aims to help older motorists to drive safely for longer, by being aware of their own capabilities. The Years Ahead workshop presentation is travelling between Mar yborough and Rockhampton from September 10 to 14, and Mackay to Cairns from September 17 to 21. For more information about presentations in these areas, contact RACQ's Traffic and Safety Division on 3872 8687, or your local branch. PRIZE WINNERS All winners of the Transformers prize packs and double passes, Kate Miller- Heidke's debut album Little Eve and copies of Australia's Great Deser t Tracks Atlas & Guide have been notified by mail. Car care course coming RACQ's next car care courses begin from August 22 and October 10 at 10 Graystone St, Tingalpa. The courses run ever y Wednesday night for five weeks and cover all the basics needed to better understand your car. Phone 3666 9760 for more information. Boris, 100, still enjoys driving.
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