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EIM Quad Cities Meet-n-Eat, Davenport — Feb 24

We are once again indebted to Denny & Sandy B. for hosting us at their home in Davenport on Saturday, February 24th for the annual EIM Quad Cities Meet-n-Eat. Plan on arriving between 10:30 and 11:00 am. There is plenty of street parking available. This is a potluck-supported gathering. While not required, should you decide […]

Chuffed at Such a Corker of a MINI Day

It’s safe to say in our eleven years of existence we may never have had better weather for a January meet-up. The glorious skies and temperatures certainly added to the enjoyment at our EIM Meet-n-Eat at the Wig and Pen Pub held this past Saturday in Iowa City. Sincere thanks to all of the folks […]

MTTS 2018 “Rally to the Rockies”

—————— MINI USA has published the official route for MINI Takes the States (MTTS) 2018. Separate east and west coast routes starting in Orlando, FL and Portland, OR, respectively, converge on Keystone, CO over an eight-day period from Saturday, 14 July to Sunday, 22 July. More information is available on the main MTTS 2018 Website […]

Happy Holidays!

—————— Eastern Iowa MINIs extends its best wishes to everyone for a joyous holiday season, a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! —

Country Junction Wrap-Up

Thanks to everyone who joined us in Dyersville on 11/11 for our final get-together of the 2017 calendar year, the EIM Meet-n-Eat at the Country Junction. It was great fun looking back at all of the memories made over this past motoring year and sharing ideas for potential new adventures in 2018. Congratulations to all […]

15th Annual MINI Fall Tour

EIM extends its sincere thanks to Jake M., Laura R., Jeff G., and all of the folks at the Central Iowa MINI Club for planning and leading this years 15th Annual Iowa MINI Cooper Fall Tour this past Saturday. The drive began in Pella and wound its way across south-central Iowa to a lunch in […]

How Do You Like Them Apples?

Our group of MINI folk had another fun drive up to Gays Mills, Wisconsin on 9/16 for the ’17 version of the now seemingly annual Gays Mills Apple Run. The weather was nicely cooperative and, as usual, the orchards, apples, apple slushes, apple cider doughnuts, apple pie and apple pizza a la mode–not to mention […]

Happy 10th Anniversary EIM!

—————— On August 31, 2007 a small group of MINI Cooper fans from various eastern Iowa communities gathered together for the first time at the Sonic Drive-In in Coralville. These folks had come to know of each other through posts made in an online MINI enthusiasts community and shared an interest in establishing an avenue […]

EIM Catches its Breath After Two Amazing Weeks of MINI Fun

—————— The first half of August 2017 has been an incredible, historic, and enjoyable time for our MINI enthusiasts in EIM, with active participation in four separate motoring events spread out over 1,500 miles! MINI on the Mack 2017 was the third iteration of this massive gathering in St. Ignace, MI. The event held on […]

Some Joe and Some Suds

The weather could not have been more perfect last Saturday for our EIM Joe & Suds Meet-n-Eat in the Quad Cities. We had a great, early morning showing of MINIs at the Cars & Coffee in LeClaire and enjoyed seeing all of the other fine vehicles that came out for the event. The highlight clearly […]

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