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Feedback for Touring Joara please...

Touring Joara 2011 was a great success with beautiful weather neat roads and cool car’s. I have had a lot of very positive feedback about the tour even though we had two mishaps. One caused by a deer that chose to end its life in front of a BMW and the other caused by me. After working for 9 months picking the route, finding worthwhile stopping locations, and driving it several times, I managed to have some issues. There were some misleading directions, questionable mileage between stops, and someone stole at least one road sign since I last drove the route. But that being said everyone proved to be very serious drivers and they all made it to the Catawba Meadows in time for the conclusion. So I tip my hat to everyone’s navigation abilities and fortitude.
Now I am looking for some feedback… This the second year for Touring Joara and it is time to decide if it ends here or goes on for 2012. I spent several hundred hours working on behalf of Exploring Joara Foundation on this event and I need to determine if it is time well spent. So if you drove on the tour in 2010 or 2011 let me know what you think. If you did not come on the tour let me know how I could have enticed you to come. And if you have ideas on how to get the word out about the tour please let me know your thoughts.
We had 9 less cars in 2012 than in 2011 and unless the numbers increase this event is not a finical benefit to the foundation which it is striving to raise funds for. Is it possible to have more than 60 cars on a tour such as this? Touring Joara 2011 was fun for me and now it is time to figure out if there will be a Touring Joara 2012.
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I had a blast on the original run, but could not make this one for a number of reasons that had nothing to do with Joara. I would love a chance to do it again, but I can fully understand where turnout is a serious consideration on your part.
I do hope you can get the interest for next year, and if you need a hand with it in any way, please let me know.

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Yes feedback!!!

Thank you Gary for the feedback and the kind offer for help. Also I did appreciate your kind words about the tour last year as well. I would love to have your help gather people who like their cars and like to drive them. I have headed up several different types of events in the past and I always try to remind myself of the children’s story of the king with no clothes.
Last year I just moved ahead without asking for feedback and feel I will need to have some to understand what will make Touring Joara truly special.
If you have any particular ideas for the tour let me know. Thanks again for your post.
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