Wilma's Newsy Letter
October 2015

 
Remember to attend several of the events listed below and support the hard working people that planned them for you to enjoy. 

EVENTS, TOURS AND SWAP MEETS:

OCT   9       San Lorenzo-8:00P.M.-GGRG #1-General Meeting hosted by the Walz in the Fireside Room of the S.L. Community Church, 945 Paseo Grande.

OCT   9-11  Miranda Gardens Tour-RERG #27-Trabucco-Info. 707-539-2867.

OCT  17      Castro Valley-8:30A.M.-GGRG #1-Board Meeting/Breakfast that is open to all members at Dino's Restaurant, 20390 Lake Chabot Road.

OCT  17      Milpitas-Veterans Commission 3rd Annual Car Show-7:00A.M to 4:00P.M.-Covoc Center Plaza, 455 E. Calaveras Blvd.-$30-All makes, models, years welcome.

OCT  18-20 Pacific Grove Tour-Call Repp at 650-591-0958 or Sanders at 408-792-8964 for info!

OCT  24      Alameda-GGRG #1 co-hosting 2nd Swap Meet w/the Alameda Navel Air Museum-Info. contact Hal Bancroft, Jim (J.C.) Palmer or Mark Strohecker.

 

NOV   1       San Mateo-GGREG #1-Bob Dupont Memorial Bean Bash-10:00A.M. to dusk-Bring a can of beans of your choice, a dish to share, eating utensils, a chair to set upon, BBQ is available and remember your mini swap meet items.-Info. dianedu@myastound.net or 650-343-8956.

NOV  13      San Lorenzo-8:00P.M.-GGRG #1-General Meeting hosted by Lenz in the Fireside Room of the S.L. Community Church, 945 Paseo Grande.

NOV  15      Santa Rosa-RERG #27-Turkey Trot-Info. McCain 707-575-3504 or justmcc@aol.com.

NOV   21      Castro Valley-8:30A.M.-GGRG #1-Board Meeting/Breakfast that is open to all members at Dino's Restaurant, 20390 Lake Chabot Road.

 

DEC    19      SAN LENDRO - RG #1 - CHRISTMAS PARTY AT ELIO'S RESTAURANT - INFO. TO FOLLOW.

 

 

PLAN AHEAD FOR NEXT YEAR:

Apr       22-24 Jackson - Annual Black Bart Tour - Info. Central San Joaquin RG #29.

June    12-16  Tulsa, Oklahoma National Meet - Info. in V-8 Times.

Aug       8-11  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania - Eastern National Meet - Info. in V-8 Times.

 

PARTS WANTED/FOR SALE:

Dan Schwartz recently purchased a 1934 5 window coupe and needs a front seat.  Call  916-962-3521.

Ed Kenney has parts and stuff for sale.  Call 510-782-6639.

John Swanberg has 1936 car parts for sale.  Call 650-341-0573.

 

NEW MEMBER:

Dinesh Perera, P.O. Box 51052, Palo Alto, CA 94303, dperera@barringtontea.com.

 

GOOD OF THE ORDER:

North Virginia RG #96 has their 11th consecutive calendar for sale at $15 if you pick-up at the Fall Hershey Swap Meet or $18 USPS mail.  Would make a great Christmas Gift!  Reserve a calendar by e-mail (dcliftongreen@gmail.com), mail (6214 Militia Ct., Fairfax Station, VA 22039) or phone Cliff Green (703-426-2662).

The Early Ford V-8 Foundation has a tax deductible donation offer "BUY THE FOOT".  The Donation is $150 per square foot for the Building Expansion of 8700 sq. feet.  Send you check to:  The Early Ford V-8 Foundation, P.O. B284, Auburn, IN 46706.

Debbie & Scot Kohler had NO damage from the Butte fire that was only 1 1/2 mile from their property.  After staying 4 days with friends in Angels Camp and with the electricity turned back on, they were allowed back home the 16th of Sept.  They said "Sadly a few of our car club friends lost everything".

We have received our 80 "Neon Ford V-8 Sign Give-A-Way" raffle tickets that we purchased from the Mohawk Valley R.G. #59.  The drawing will be held Oct. 9th at the Fall Hershey Swap Meet.

 

Mary Elizabeth Cumming, June 26, 1968- August 11, 2015.  Mary is the daughter of our longtime members/friends Linda and George Cumming.  Mary passed after a short illness.  Her life was celebrated Sept. 26th at the Castro Valley Jess C. Spencer Mortuary.  Donations to the Salvation Army, or a charity of your choice, were suggested.

 

October 1, 1908, Henry Ford introduced the Model T.