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“Sanibel FL- Brunch and Driving Tour” Sunday January 20, 2019 11:30 am



The award winning Thistle Lodge serves up a delightful Floridian and European culinary experience on par with the distinguished elegance that only Casa Ybel Resort’s unparalleled culinary team can offer.  Enjoy the award-winning gastronomic masterpieces in Sanibel’s most historic upscale restaurant that once played host to Thomas Edison and Henry Ford.


$50/person- all inclusive,  cash or personal check only please

Bacon and Sausage


Scrambled eggs

Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

Breakfast Breads/Pastries/Muffins

Home Style Breakfast Potatoes/ Peppers and Onions (Roasted Variety)

Seasonal Fruit Tray


Fresh Mixed Green Salad Selection

Crunchy Fried (Perch or Walleye)/Lemon-Pepper Tartar Sauce

C.A.B. Prime Rib/ Red Wine and Peppercorn Demi Glace (Carving)

Char-Grilled Chicken Breast/Jack Daniels BBQ glaze

Rice Pilaf

Mixed Vegetables

Key Lime Pie

Apple Crisp

Standard beverage service by servers (Coffee, Tea, Juices, Soft Drinks, Milk, Etc.

Contact: Paul Saatsoglou

Mobile: 1 609 216 3926

Home: 1 941 993 1821

Home: 1 212 754 3019

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AMOC Holiday Luncheon in United Nations Delegates Dining Room  & Tour

The United Nations Building on 1st Avenue at 46th Street, New York, NY


Friday, December 7, 2018


  • Noon meet in the lobby of 50 United Nations Plaza in the Northwest corner of East 46th Street at 1st Avenue, right across the street from the UN
  • 12:15 PM – will leave and walk over together to the United Nations, where we will receive our Badges and go through Security.
  • 1:00 Cocktails and Lunch in the Delegates Dining Room
  • After lunch visit bookstore and see nearby exhibits.

$95.00 per person

How many?____



4:00 PM AMOC Private Tour of the United Nations

$20.00 per person

How many? ___


5:30 Cocktail Party at Kathy Gaffney and Don LeoGrande’s Apartment,

50 United Nations Plaza, (across the street from the United Nations.

Compliments of our Hosts..

How Many?____


 Saturday, December 8, 2018

11:30 Breakfast Buffet at Hilton Millennium Hotel, One United Nations Plaza.

Amazing buffet spread of breakfast stations, cold cuts etc.

 Each person pays their own check

$35 pp Plus tax & gratuity

Reservations for how many___


New York’s Spy Museum & Experience, New York, NY

Spyscape  Museum, 928 8th Avenue between West 54 and 55 Streets

2:30pm, website:

An interactive museum, full of Spy Gadgets and challenges. Dodge Lasers, crack codes, Lie and spot liars. For the James Bond in you.

Cost: $39.00 per person

How Many_______

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Newport Rhode Island Rewind

There is nothing better than cruising down a winding road along the New England coast on a sunny August day. It’s even better when the road is Ocean Drive in Newport, Rhode Island and the scenery is the Atlantic Ocean, rocky shores, hidden beaches and the cottages of the gilded age of American Society.

On what turned out to be a better day than expected, twelve Astons made their way past some of the most spectacular homes in America where the first US open tennis and golf tournaments were played and made an enlightening visit to Doris Dukes’ “Rough Point” summer mansion.

The day began with a rendezvous on Banister’s Wharf around a flotilla of yachts and majestic sail boats. The beauty and sleek lines of our cars mirrored the racy hulls of the boats all around us.  The city streets were filled with tourists who were quick to point out the array of Aston’s passing down the cobblestone streets past buildings dating back to the 1700’s.  Keeping the cars together was a little rough but with the help from GPS, we all arrived and lined the circular driveway in front of Rough Point. The massive home on ten acres of manicured landscape, bordered by rocky cliffs and the Atlantic ocean would have been a perfect scene for any commercial or a possible “spy” movie.

After Rough Point, our journey took us past the home of a “little known” car enthusiasts by the name of Jay Leno.  We didn’t get a wave or an invite, so we thought a pit stop was in order. Our Aston contingent made it’s way to the Clark Cook House restaurant on Bowen’s Wharf. To accommodate us all, the table stretched from one end of the room to the other, but it was perfect for a vibrant conversation with someone you never met before and still had plenty to talk about.

As we walked back to our cars, we spotted a lone DB 9 stuck in traffic. We found a new Aston owner, who we quickly invited back to our wharf corral. They found that the AMOC is not only about great cars, but great people.

Photo link click below.

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AMOC East’s Winter Luncheon 12/7/2018


Dear Fellow AMOC Member,

This year we are having a very special Holiday Luncheon and Weekend. We are getting a discounted block of rooms at the Millennium Hilton United Nations Plaza, ONE United Nations Plaza, New York, NY. December Holiday time in NYC is the busiest tourist season all year – we must reserve rooms now. the Millennium Hilton is offering us the rate of $319 per night for a King Bed room, which is a very discounted rate.

So we know how may rooms to reserve, please let me know asap. (This does not immediately bind you.)


Friday, December 7, 2018

AMOC East Annual Christmas Luncheon, New York City

United Nations 1st Avenue at 46th Street, New York, NY

Join the AMOC NA East for the Annual Meeting and Holiday Lunch in the United nations Delegates Dining Room.

–       Cocktails at Noon, Luncheon at 12:30pm

–       After Lunch, we will have a private tour of the United Nations Building

–       Afterwds, Cocktail Party at Kathy Gaffney & Don LeoGrande’s Apartment across the street at 50 United Nations Plaza.

Contact: Kathy Gaffney:


Saturday, December 8, 2018

Noon Luncheon

New York’s Spy Museum & Experience, New York, NY

Spyscape  Museum, 928 8th Avenue between West 54 and 55 Streets

An interactive museum, full of Spy Gadgets and challenges. Dodge Lasers, crack codes, Lie and spot liars. For the James Bond in you.






TIME :  12:30-2:30pm   Date: December 7th Luncheon at the UN Delegates Dining Room in New York City.   The luncheon will be preceded by a cocktail party at member Kathy Gaffney’s home and will be followed by a private tour of the UN.  The Club has arranged for a discounted rate for members at the Hilton United Nations Hotel – so stay and do some holiday shopping!  More information from Kathy Gaffney

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Brodie’s BBQ & Car Collection


It’s almost September and soon we’ll be meeting at the home of Don and Linda Brodie for our annual AMOC fall picnic/barbecue to be held on Saturday, September 22, from noon until 3:00 PM. This includes an opportunity to see Don’s Car collection. Don and Linda will supply all the food and drink, and they have requested a head count by Wednesday, September 12.
Please RSVP as soon as possible to Len Levin: or (610) 272-3812 We’ll supply an address and directions a few days prior, to those who advise that they will attend. 
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Sept 7-9, 2018 Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance Celebrates its 22nd Year

This ROAD RALLY is an enthusiasts dream, an ideal venue for your Aston. The route is always through beautiful countryside. I marvel at it,
as with the continuing development of our suburbs, it’s always amazes me that the organizers are able to find such wonderful roads and scenery still in existence.
I sincerely believe that it does require two persons for each car, a driver and a navigator. Sign up, and please advise David that you have done so, so that he will be apprised of the status of our AMOC participation in this event.
Best Regards,

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Sun September 16 10am-3.30pm (or 8pm with dinner) – Gosport Regatta Cruise from Portsmouth NH out to Star Island.  We will observe the regatta from the deck of the Isles of Shoals’ M/V Thomas Leighton (refreshments available aboard), which follows the sailing boats throughout the race.  A video of last year’s trip is here.  Once on the island, there are picnics/BBQ’s, a kite flying competition and exploratory walks.  After an included dinner, we will board the Thomas Leighton at 6.45pm for the return journey (or take the 2.15pm return sailing, if you wish to skip the on-island activities). Optionally, you can also stay over on Sunday night at the Victorian hotel on the island and breakfast with the regatta’s skippers.

CONTACT: <> Malcolm Burwell

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AMOC PUB NIGHT will take place on Wednesday August 22 at 7pm, in the restaurant at John Brewers Tavern 39 Main St, Waltham, MA.  Mark your calendars accordingly.  As ever, all AMOC members and their friends are welcome to the pub night.  There is ample free parking space in front of the restaurant.  Directions:”/john+brewers+waltham/@42.3746307,-71.2798902,12z/data=!4m8!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x89e382b38b77a73b:0x95184de051baee69!2m2!1d-71.2098503!2d42.374652