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The Hudson-Mohawk Section of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America
serves New York's Mohawk/Hudson Valley. A bit of our history.



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Hudson-Mohawk Section of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America
  • Thu. & Sat., Feb. 6, 8 HUDMO's first project this year is helping at WAMC's fund drive. WAMC/Northeast Public Radio, located at 318 Central Avenue in Albany NY, is a regional public radio network serving parts of seven northeastern states: New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, New Jersey, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania. Financial support comes from listeners who contribute annually in fund drives and other appeals, underwriting by businesses, grant support and governmental sources.
    Volunteers are needed to answer phones and take pledges.
    The dates and assigned times are:
    February 6, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    February 8, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
    Members and friends volunteering please email me, Saundra Griffin by February 1, 2014. Indicate the date, time and a contact phone number.

  • Sat. & Sun., Feb. 8, 9 - Keeler 7th Annual Indoor Sidewalk Sale
    Keeler Motor Car Company's 7th Annual Indoor - yes, Indoor - Sidewalk Sale is back! Once again, we'll have hundreds of New and Pre-Owned vehicles at special event pricing.
    Come in out of the cold to Keeler Motor Car Company in Latham on Saturday, February 8th and Sunday, February 9th to browse our facilities. Unbelievable offers on Certified Pre-Owned Mercedes-Benz vehicles with finance rates starting at 0.99%, a 2 month payment credit on select models, and 2 years of pre-paid maintenance service as well as unlimited mileage warranty on select vehicles**
    - Meet D Scott from Kiss 102-3, and Quinn from PYX 106
    - Other special lease and finance programs including Sprinter vans
    - Door prizes including tickets to Kanye West and Darius Rucker, and Sonos Wireless Hifi speakers
    All of our pre-owned vehicles are inspected by Keeler Motor Car Company, which provides over 40 years of auto buying integrity.
    Keeler Motor Car Company's 7th Annual Indoor Sidewalk Sale. Why shop for a car in the cold? Follow the footprints to our warm showroom and save!
    Sale hours are from 10am - 5pm on Saturday and 11am - 4pm on Sunday

  • Sat. Mar. 1 - 1:00 PM - Our first regional meet and greet at Shadows On The Hudson.
    On the east side of the Mid-Hudson Bridge. Shadows on the Hudson (overlooks the Hudson).
    Werner Stiegler is your host. All members are welcome to attend. It will help with your cabin fever!

  • Sat. Apr. 5, 10:00 AM - 2 PM - Mercedes-Benz Club Tech Session at:
    Keeler Motor Car 1111 Troy-Schenectady Rd - Latham

    It will be about factory scheduled maintenance and Q&A based questions that are submitted to me a week before the event. Rick Walker will be handling the tech stuff and answering your questions. Keeler will be providing bagels, donuts and coffee.

  • Sat. May 3, 11:00 AM - 2 PM - New Members Luncheon at:
    Albany Marriott 189 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY

    FREE for new members who joined since April 1, 2013, and 1 Guest!
    All other members and guests $30 per person - Cash Bar
    Menu Selections: Chicken Marsala, Grilled Salmon, Eggplant Roulade with Penne Pasta
    RSVP by April 23, 2014

  • Sat. May 17 - Four Man Scramble Golf Tournament at:
    Briar Creek Golf Course 2347 Pangburn Rd, Princetown, NY 12056.

    (Briar Creek Golf Course is located just outside of Rotterdam NY.)
    Any ability golfers are welcome as a scramble is a fun time.
    Fun Prizes will be given at the end during dinner.
    $75 for Outing includes Lunch, Beverages, Dinner and Prizes
    $30 pp Dinner & Beverages ONLY
    • Format: 4 man (or women or mixed) Scramble, Shotgun Start
    • Prizes: Winning 4-some, Men and Women closest to the pin, Men and Women longest drive, and other surprises.
    • Schedule: 12:00-1:00 Lunch provided (hot dog or hamburg plus a beer or soft drink)
    • 1:00-5:30 Shotgun Start and Scramble (18 holes plus cart provided)
    • 5:30 Beer and soda provided for 1 hour
    • 6:00 Dinner Buffet (salad, marinated grilled chicken, sausage and peppers, baked ziti, rolls and butter) Prizes Awarded
    Contact Vickie Parker for information and reservations. If you don't have a 4-some, we will pair you up with other players and you will have a good time. Reservation due by May 3, 2014
    Directions are available at their web site.
    Phone: Pro Shop (518) 355-6145, Clubhouse (518) 355-2314

  • Mon. Jul. 14 - A breakfast event will be held at:
    Saratoga Race Track 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs NY, 12866.


  • Sat. Jul. 19 - Annual/Regional Car Show: "Stars at the SPA" at:
    Saratoga Automobile Museum Spa State Park,
    110 Ave of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 - (directions)

    Stars At The Spa 2 - 2014 promo

  • Labor Day - Mon. Sep. 1 - A Day at the Races: Annual Labor Day Lunch Buffet - DISCONTINUED!
    Due to "the new Saratoga Race Track administration", the Labor Day Buffet has been discontinued. Although arrangement for alternative solutions were unsuccessful this year, the club will strive to have a fun-filled event in 2015.


  • Sat., Sep. 6 - Family Night at Malta Drive-In
    Mark your calendars for this two day event in New York's Finger Lakes!

  • Sun., Sep. 21 - President's End of Summer Cook Out
    All members invited to Schoharie.

  • Oct. 24-26 - Fall Finger Lakes Wine Tour and Rallye
    The "Finger Lakes and Hudson-Mohawk Sections" of
    The Mercedes Benz Club of America
    Invite you to attend the 2014 Fall Rally and Winery Tour
    October 24, 25, 26 in Geneva, NY

    We will begin in the Albany area for a caravan tour to Geneva, NY in the heart of New York's wine region. Those wishing to drive without touring can meet us at the tip of Seneca Lake where the fun weekend will begin. We will gather at the beautiful Ramada Geneva Lakefront Hotel (315) 789-0400. 41 Lakefront Dr. Rte. 5 & 20 Geneva NY 144456 Friday afternoon at 6PM for a Meet and Greet with free tasty hot and cold appetizers and a cash bar.
    Accommodations: The Geneva Ramada Lakeside will be our host hotel for the weekend. Room charges are not included and you must make your own reservation. A limited number of rooms have been blocked for us with a special rate of $150 inside and $160 lakeside per night for double occupancy. Details, times and reservation info will be sent to all who register for the fun adventure.
    On Saturday morning we will rally from 9:00 AM to approximately 11:30 AM. We will then board our 34 passenger luxury bus with bathroom and leather seats (website http://www.linqserv.com/). Box lunches will be served at noon. We will return around 5:00 PM in plenty of time to freshen up for dinner. While the exact wineries are still being determined, they will include the best in the region of over 80 vineyards.
    Saturday evening we will assemble for a wonderful three course meal and some light-hearted Rally awards.
    Cost: $150 per car ($75 for each additional person over two.) Included in the per car cost is: Friday night's Meet and Greet, Saturday's Rally, Box lunch and Winery Tour, Saturday Evening dinner and Awards Presentation.
    Those who have enjoyed our rallies and tours in the past will find this to be another great weekend event. If you have any questions ask Ron our Rally Master or Chuck Trimarchi, vice president and assistant Rally Master chucktrimarchi@yahoo.com (518) 869-6542
    We thank Bob Handzo, President of the Finger Lakes Region and his wife Judy for their first class work on this event ensuring that it will be a very successful and fun event. (handzo912@frontiernet.net)
    If you take the caravan scenic route on Historic Route 20 there will be many interesting things to see, making getting to the Ramada Lakefront Hotel very enjoyable. Route twenty used to be the fastest way to get to Buffalo New York.
    Saundra Griffin, our membership chairperson will be hosting an expedition on Sunday to the nearby outlet shops. Come join her for the Shopping Caravan! Eat Sunday breakfast and then go to the Waterloo Premium Outlet Mall. Share all your great finds over lunch. Shop designer fashions Ann Taylor-Jones New York, Coach, Brooks Brothers, and Chico's.

  • Sat. Dec. 13 - Christmas Holiday Party 6:00 - 10 PM

    Hudson Mohawk Mercedes Benz Board invite you and your guests to
    the Annual Holiday Party at Albany Marriott.

    189 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205 Served in "State Room" $50 per person.
      Reception and Cash Bar with Marriott Cheeseboard, Garden Vegetable Display
      Menu Selection :
      Warm Rolls and Butter, Caesar Salad and choice of:
    • Sole Chardonnay with Crabmeat Filling and Fresh Dill Cream Sauce
    • Eight Ounce Sirloin
    • Chicken Dijon, Infused Bread Topping, Roasted Tomato Cream Sauce
    • Classic Cheesecake with Whipped Cream and Raspberry Sauce



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