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02-26-2007, 11:41 AM
Jon van Woerden, BMW CCA
Feb. 26, 2007
8 Series BMWs on the lawn at Lakeside Inn for the first BMW Southeast 8 Gathering, held in Mt. Dora in central Florida. (Photos: Jon van Woerden)
MT. DORA, FL -- Roger and Marcia Wray vision of hosting an intimate gathering of eight to ten BMW 8 Series enthusiasts blossomed into the first Southeast 8 Gathering hosting 62 attendees in 31 pristine samples of the marque over the weekend here, a half-hour northwest or Orlando. In addition, the event drew two 6 Series BMWs, a new BMW 650, and an E24 Alpina.</p>Blessed with Chamber-of-Commerce, picture-perfect weather in the mid-70s, the group headed out Saturday on a scenic drive from Mount Dora’s historic Lakeside Inn to DeLeon Springs State Park. There the attendees, who included owners from as far distant as Texas and Massachusetts, enjoyed a unique breakfast at the Old Spanish Sugar Mill restaurant.

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