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Süd Winterfahrt or Panhandle Love Drive!

Saturday, February 13, 2021 -
10:30am to 5:00pm
Love's Travel Stop
I-10, Exit 70 Fl 285&I-10
Jim Roberts


Panhandle Love Drive

       On Valentines weekend, Ted Love, shows his Love of the Mercedes-Benz.  Leading a drive with friends.

Where do we start?    LOVE'S Of Course   Love's Travel Center,  Florida I-10  Exit 70

Saturday, 13 February

The rain should be ending Saturday morning so pack a picnic lunch and join us for a drive to 16th Century Ponce De Leon’s quest for the fountain of youth.

Love’s at Exit 70 (Fla 285) on Florida's I-10 (Between Crestview and Defuniak Spring)

Meet a 10:30 CST.  We will depart at 11am CST.

Ted Love has planned a nice drive for the weekend of love.

The drive follows some little-known roads through Eglin Air Force Base and beyond.

Bring a picnic lunch, as we will pause for lunch while maintaining the safe social distancing.  You might want to include folding chairs.

After lunch we will continue via Ponce De Leon Spring State park possibly to Florida Caverns State Park.  We will drive the other roads to return back to the starting point.


Note:  Ironic that Ted Love, on Feb 14, 2021 celebrates 31 years a MBCA member.

                         We Will observe Covid-19 Precautions at all times  when out of our Mercedes-Benz

Even though any restrictions have been lifted, the COVID-19 virus has not been cured.  The at-risk groups include:

Poorly controlled Diabetics (i.e. A1C greater than 6.2 (Even if your Dr. tolerates up to 7.0)

Chemotherapy in the last 2 years

Asthma, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriasis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome controlled with corticosteroids.


Cardiovascular Disease

Kidney problems

Post Organ transplant recipient


Other immunocompromising conditions

If any of these apply to you, you should remain sheltered at home.