The year 2017 brings us the following new OMS members.

January
Justin from Portland, Oregon has a 1980 diesel Clubman in great running condition and is restoring a 1967 Mini (currently in bare metal). His hobbies include wood working, metal fabrication, welding, beer brewing – yum!

February
Kenneth and Joan from Vancouver, WA bring their grey 1970 Mini to the club.  It’s not running… yet! Hobbies include auto restoration, fishing, and travel.

Diane and her red with white roof 2013 Countryman come to us from Philomath, OR. Diane’s hobbies include camping, relaxing, driving, coast & mountains, antiques, photography, get togethers, researching anything and everything of interest, orchids, etc.

Pat and his 1972 Yellow w/ White Mini Clubman Saloon join the Society all the way from Novato, California.  He is the founder of the facebook.com site Mini Collective. He is a member of MOASF but has so many OMS friends and his Clubby has a few Jet Motors parts that it made sense to join the OMS fun.

April
Dayna from Portland joins us with her 2012 charcoal Countryman S, charcoal.  It has been lowered and has racing suspension.  Being an OSU Beaver fan, she has it details with OSU stripes, rims and decals.  She grew up in a national champion go-karting family.  It will be fun to see Dayna on the track at the ABFM this year.

May
Lance and Rachel love anything Mini/MINI related.  They a have 1978 red w/ white stripes MK4 Mini and a heavily modified 2003 MINI Cooper S.  They lead active and healthy lifestyle and recently had their first child – congratulations!  Their boy can’t help but grow up to love and appreciate Minis/MINIs!

June
Kevin, from Portland, OR,  joins OMS with his green 1960 Cooper S.

Kelly, from Ridgefield, WA, brings his red 1965 Austin Mini Cooper.

From Salem, we have several friends who became new Mini owners:
Tom with his 1992 MK5 JDM Mini w/ AC.
Kris and April purchased red “his and her” Minis: 1980 MK4 Mini and 1996 KMK5 Mini.

Marc & Laura from Portland just purchased a 1990 JDM Automatic with AC; way cool!

Also Charlie and Kim come to the Society with 6 Minis and 230 Matchbox Minis WOW – what a collection!

July
Ron & Linda from Olympia, WA drive a 2004 Chili Red w/White Roof MINI Cooper S AND a 2013 Chili Red MINI Roadster – both JCW . They like all things Mini/MINI, genealogy, and driving twisty roads.

Dale & Lindsay Clough from Portland, Oregon also drive a 2004 Chili Red MINI Cooper S. Their MINI has some Alta pieces.

August
Aaron from Newberg rejoins OMS with his Harvest Gold 1971 MK 3 Mini 1000 – RAD.  She’s not running – yet!  But Aaron would like to get her back on the road and so does OMS!

Randy, Julia, and their silver 2004 MINI Cooper S R53 are from Gresham, OR.  Randy is a former Classic Mini racing champion.

Paul from Portland joins us with his Black on Black 1982 MK5 Clubman Wagon.

Jim is also from Portland and brings his blue 1962 MK1 Austin Mini Panel Van.

September
September was a loaded with membership activity.  Many of the following new members attended Portland’s 2017 ABFM.

Kapri joins us from Bend, OR.  Owning a 1973 black Austin Cooper, interests include: metal work, body work, collecting English Cars.  We want to hear about your other English cars…

Andrew from Portland has a MK 1 Mini.

Jim drives up from Dayton, Oregon in his 2006 MINI with a serious interest in cars.

Jim & Bonnie have a 2013 Convertible Cooper S.  Their interests include Minis and Golf.  They live across the river in Vancouver, WA.

From Coquille, OR Marion joins us with her 2009 MINI Cooper and an interest in gun collecting.

Joe & Pat are from North Plains, Oregon.  They have the a classic 1967 Cooper S
and a NEO 2006 Cooper S – Living the dream! They like cars & wine.  And with experience in complete restoration (welding, paint, etc.) sounds like they would be a great help with restoring the Club Mini.

Barry & Patricia from West Linn have a Green w/ Grey 2015 MINI Cooper S.  Their interests include classic cars, Formula One racing, photography, amateur astronomy.  Wow – way to keep active.

Andrew & Erica have an almond green 1963 MK1 Austin Cooper S.  They live in Portland, Oregon.

Tracy from Newberg has a red JCW 2005 MINI Cooper.

Jeff & Sherrie are from Castle Rock, Washington.  They ride in luxury in their JDM, AC, RHD 1999 MKVII. Other interests include airplanes as Jeff is a private pilot.

The Oregon Mini Society gives you and your Minis/MINIS a BIG and Hearty Welcome!