Westerly Pawcatuck Region
CLASSY CHASSIS NEWSLETTER
2015 schedule of club events
April 29 Wed The April meeting will be our spectacular brown bad auction. Barret Jackson, RM and Gooding personnel will all be there to see how many millions our hidden cast offs go for. Bag up all those widgets that you have no clue what to use them for and see how much the club can make by passing them off to another unsuspecting club member for $1 to $10.
25 April Sat. WPAACA Club dust off cruise to Nature’s Art Rt. 85 Montville, CT. Its less than five miles north of Waterford Speed Bowl. Our (preferably old) or new cars will meet at Somewhere In Time Restaurant 3175 Gold Star Hgy.at the intersection of Rt. 184 and Rt. 27 (old Mystic Rd.) in Mystic CT at 9 AM. The Museum in Montville has steam engines, dinosaur fossils,gem stones and other old stuff. Admission will be $6 pp. Nature’s Art has a full service cafe and they will also be having a sidewalk sale that day. Kevin O’Rourke will be the coordinator 860-599-6079.
1-3 May. Fri.-Sun. Rhinebeck, NY. Meet at Somewhere in Time Restaurant on Rt. 184 in Mystic at 9 AM. A lunch stop is planned along the route at Collin’s Diner in North Cannan CT. Bob DeGoursey will be the club coordinator. 860-599-4380
16 May Sat. Club trip to Wright’s chicken farm. Meet at the Wood River Inn at the junction of Rt. 138 & Rt. 3. Meet at 8 AM for breakfast at the Wood river Inn or meet at 9 AM without breakfast to leave for Wright’s. We’ll be going through Richmond and past the Still Water Inn to Wright’s on Rt. 44 in Chepachet. Wright’s is famous for their farm raised, family style low cost chicken dinners. Bob Burdick will be our club coordinator 401-539-6061.
25 May Mon. North Stonnington Memorial Day parade. Assemble at the North Stonnington fairgrounds just off of Rt. 2 9:30 AM
7 June. Sun. Washington county RI fairgrounds swap meet Put on by the RI Street Rod Assoc.
20 June. Sat. (Fathers’ day w/e) Klingberg car show New Britain, CT
28 June. Sun. Elks and our own club’s show Wakefield RI
4 July Sat. Groton town July 4th parade. All participating drivers must submit a copy of their no fault car insurance ID card to the parade organizers through pres. Bob DeGoursey ASAP. The deadline for submitting no fault cars is June 12th. The parade route starts from Sage Fort park in Groton. Past experience indicates that it can be a hot day for the parade so all drivers should make sure their coooling systems are running at peak efficieny.
17-19 July Fri-Sun Good Guys Syracuse Nationals, NY
26 July. Sun. Time Machines show, Guilford, CT
2 Aug. Sun. Bell town show E. Haddam CT
Aug. Club trip to the Springfield Armory. Details to be announced
16 Aug Sun CT Trolley Museum E. Windsor, CT is looking for pre 1940 cars to help celebrate their 50th anniversary.
12-13 Sept. Sat-Sun Mt Washington show, Conway, NH
12-14 Sept. Sat-Mon. Bennington show, VT
20 Sept. Sun. Southbury car show, CT
6-11 Oct Wed-Sun Hershey PA fall swap meet
2015 Schedule of members providing refreshments at club meetings
April. George & Sylvia Wingblade and Frank & Joyce Curtis
May. Members provide Potluck refreshments and food pantry donations
June. Bonnie Oster & Stefan Peterson
July. Carol Cormier &Ann Pattison
August. Members provide Potluck refreshments and canned food donations
September. John & Kim Parker and Bill & Mary Ann Ricker
October. Kevin & Sharon O'Rourke and Al & Sandy Bernard
November Still looking for a club refreshment provider. Any volunteers?
2015 club dues are now being collected.
The WPAACA local dues are $15 for member and spouse for 2015 sent to our treasurer Dave Callabrese AFTER you have paid the AACA National dues of $35. There is be a request card for renewal of the national dues in the AACA club monthly magazine.. They can also be renewed on the AACA web site: ( http://www.aaca.org/) or by phone. Dues for this 2015 year are now past due so please pay up if you want to continue enjoying our wonderful companionship.
2015 club membership cards will be available starting with the Nov. 2014 meeting.
New members, can pick name tags for themselves and their spouses from Gerry Lynn at the meetings.
Club jackets We are now starting to take a new order for club warm up jackets. Please let Bob Degoursey or Bob Burdick know if you want to order one. The cost will be $80 for one. That amount may be reduced slightly with a contribution from the club. CLUB HATS, blue or pink on sale at the meeting!!!! $6........CHEAP! See Tom Link
CLUB ROSTER If you need one see Bob D or Gerry L..