Note: 35th Annual Car Show...Sept. 7th, 2014.

The Vintage Automobile Club of Ocean County, NJ welcomes you.


Hi, Everybody!

This is it. We have one month before our most important event of the year—our Annual Car Show. This will be the 35th Annual Antique Automobile Show for the Vintage Automobile Club of Ocean County. It’s sure to be a good one. How do I know? Because you can’t have a 35th Annual Show without having 34 successful shows before that.

I know a lot of you have already been working hard to make this the best show ever. But there is still a lot of prep work to do.

One of the most difficult jobs is getting enough trophy sponsors to cover the cost of trophies. We have always given out a lot of trophies and I believe that is one of the things which attract car owners to our show. Last year we cut the number of trophies by 50. This year we took a more drastic step and actually ordered unassembled trophies. We’ll save approximately 50% over the cost of last year’s trophies. Over half the trophies have already been assembled, and I don’t even know who’s responsible for doing that! Still, if you know of anyone, including yourselves, who would like to sponsor a trophy, please mail $25.00 per trophy to Everett Ross, 512 Wheaton Ave, Bayville, N.J. 08721. Remember, Everett is at home recuperating from his nasty spill, resulting in a broken femur. Broken leg, but never a broken spirit, Everett is performing his job full steam ahead, as always.

We’ll also need items for the Gift Auction. Items should be new or barely used. And we can always use door prizes. Maybe you work for someone who can donate a trophy, Gift item, or a door prize. In the past, getting door prizes meant that Denny and Everett went to Harbor Freight with a fist full of coupons and a calculator, but that may be a problem for both those troubadours this year, so if anyone else can step up to the task, it would be most appreciated.

Also to be considered is the stuffing of Goody Bags, and again, if you have something to add to the goody bags, bring it to the next meeting.

We will meet on August 6. At that time we should have a list of names of who is picking up the tent and assorted accruements we’ll need the day before the show, which includes food items. We should also know who is doing what job on Show Day, such as Registration, Parking, Judging, Cooking, DJing, Emceeing, and standing around looking handsome. I’ll volunteer for that last one.

We’ll also have a meeting on September 3, a scant four days before Showtime, at which time we’ll firm up all responsibilities and other concerns that need attention.

I typed this entire letter using my left hand only. The fingers on my right hand are rolled into a fist of determination. We are going to have a FANTASTIC show.

Don’t miss out. It’s easy. It’s fun. It’s Vintage.

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John Mahoney

John Mahoney - President
Gary Stabile - Vice President
Denny Derion - Secretary
Everett Ross - Treasurer
Marge Kurtz-Cusack - Sunshine
Denny Derion - Membership
Bill Bottorff - Editor
Rob Mahoney - WebMaster


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