FRIENDLY REMINDER
FRIDAY APRIL 25, 2014



MOAB KICK OFF GET TOGETHER AT BUZZ AND CAROL DOPKIN'S IN MOAB.

YOU ARE ALL INVITED FOR A GET TOGETHER TO KICK OFF THE MOAB CAR SHOW, ON FRIDAY EVENING APRIL 25 STARTING AT 5PM. THERE WILL BE GOOD FRIENDS AND GOOD FOOD.


BUZZ AND CAROL ARE PROVIDING ALL OF THE MEAL AND ONLY REQUEST THAT YOU LET THEM KNOW IF YOU ARE GOING TO BE THERE.


PLEASE CALL CAROL AT 970-618-0187 ON OR BEFORE WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 SO THEY CAN PLAN THE AMOUNT OF FOOD NEEDED.

THIS IS A GREAT WAY TO BEGIN THE MOAB EXPERIENCE SO I HOPE ALL OF YOU WHO ARE GOING WILL BE ABLE TO MAKE THIS AS WELL.

DIRECTIONS TO CONDO


GO 3.3 MILES SOUTH OF MOAB ON HIGHWAY 191.
TURN LEFT ON TO SPANISH TRAIL RD ( THERE IS A SHELL STATION ON THIS CORNER.
GO 1 MILE TO THE TRAFFIC CIRCLE TO KEEP GOING STRAIGHT OUT OF THE CIRCLE (this will be the second exit from the circle)
GO TO THE FIRST ROAD ON THE RIGHT(THERE WILL BE A SIGN SALLANO VELLEJO) TURN TO RIGHT
ADDRESS IS 3260 FAIRWAY LOOP.

PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING CHAIRS AND WARM CLOTHS IF THE WEATHER IS COLD.




APRIL 2014 NEWSLETTER

NEXT MEETING
Our next regular meeting will be on April 16, we will meet at Zancanella’s offices in Glenwood. We will start at 7 p. m. We will be discussing the upcoming car show so I hope many of you will be able to attend to give your ideas.

NEXT CRUISE NIGHT GETTOGETHERS
Our next cruise night get togethers will be on Friday April 4 at the Elk Creek Mining Co. in New Castle.
Then Friday April 18 at the Route 6 Grillhouse in Glenwood. We will meet at 6:30p.m. so more people can possibly make it.

NEXT BREAKFAST WILL BE APRIL 13 AT RIVERS RESTURANT
Our next breakfast will be at the Rivers in Glenwood and we will meet as usual at 10a.m.

CAR SHOW UPDATE
I am very happy to report that we have gotten the approval to use the Glenwood Springs High School parking lot for our car show. We have a signed contract with the school for the space so all is a go.

We have also gotten several main sponsorships in the past month or so. This means we can go ahead with the show and our budget will be ok.

The flyers will be out in time to take to Moab.

Thanks to Chuck he will again be making the top 20 awards, for this we need pistons and rods, if you may have any you would be willing to donate for the awards please let him or me know and we can use them on the awards. Also thanks to Mike Duffy, he will be making a large award out of car parts as well to be given to one of the major award winners.

Please continue looking into local businesses for support for either a major sponsor of $500.00 or a trophy sponsor for $50.00. We will also need donations for door prizes and items to put in the goody bags. If we all do our part it will be very easy to achieve our goal of putting on the best show yet.

MOAB KICK-OFF PARTY AT BUZZ AND CAROL DOPKIN’S IN MOAB
On Friday night, April 25 Buzz and Carol are going to host a kick-off party for the club members who are in town. It will take place at their new condo in Moab, and will start around 5p.m. They will provide the food and drink and say it will be a light dinner meal.

Because the weather may be cold you need to make sure you bring good warm clothes because they may not have enough room for everyone inside. Also bring your chairs.

The address is 3260 Fairway Loop

Directions are. Go south on 191 from McDonalds for 3.3 miles. Turn left onto Spanish Trail Road(there is a Shell Station at this intersection) go 1 mile and straight through the traffic circle, then continue and turn right on the first road after the circle, there is a sign SALLANO VELLEJO.

Buzz and Carol would like to have anyone who is going to go RSVP by Wednesday April 23 so they can plan the amount of food they will need. Call Carol at her cell phone 970-618-0187.

There will be good friends and good food so we hope a lot of you will be able to join in. Thanks to Buzz and Carol for their generosity.


FOR SALE
Mufflers, tailpipes and exhaust items magna flow 2inch and 21/2 inch in and out Call Mike Duffy 970-945-9701

1966 Ford Mustang parts, fenders, hoods, interior parts from a recent rebuild call Chuck 970-963-0307

3 VW hub caps, 1999 beetle call Angie 970-948-5585

1954 Ford Pick-up, step side, 289 rebuilt motor Auto transmission with over drive , motor and trans not in car. Also 1966 Ford Mustang 302 stroked motor excellent shape, asking $13,000.00 or best offer. For either call Kip 970-379-6457

UPCOMING CAR SHOWS
Moab is going to take place April 25,26, and 27 For information contact John Fogg 435-260-1948. If anyone is planning to cruise down on Thursday please let Cliff know. His phone is 970-618-8924 He would like to cruise together as we usually have done over the years. .

I just found out the New Castle Diner is going to again host its car show on Sunday June 29 from 4pm to 7pm. There will again be live music and food.

Again I would just like to say thank you to all of you who have shown your support for Berdean during these trying times. Her treatments have gone well and she is doing great most of the time with some down times as well.


CRUISE SAFELY


2014 CAR SHOW SCHEDULE

APRIL 25,26,27: Moab April Action Car Show call John Fogg at 435-260-1948

MAY
10: Ute Trails Car Show, Hotchkiss, CO at Zacks BBQ. Call Bev 970-856- 4165

17: Mikes Headless Chicken Car Show, Fruita, CO. Call Donovon 970-640-3295

24: American Truck Historical Society Show, all trucks, cars ,tractors, motorcycles welcome, no entrance or registration fee. At Mesa Co. Fairgrounds, Grand Junction, CO

JUNE
6-7: Black Canyon Classics Car Show, Montrose, CO. call 970-249-5428

29: New Castle Diner Anniversary car show. 4pm to 7pm

JULY
19: Gypsum Daze Car Show. Call Big Steve at 970-989-0407

25-26: Grand River Classic Car Show, Glenwood, OUR SHOW

AUGUST

SEPTEMBER
13: Glenwood Springs Ford Car Show, Call 970-945-2317

As you can see I am missing some so if you know of any shows we need to post please let me know. Thanks!




MARCH 2014

NEXT MEETING
Our next meeting will be Wednesday, March 19 at Zancanella’s offices in Glenwood. The meeting will start at 7p.m.

CLUB NIGHT AT THE VAUDEVILLE: MARCH 15, 2014
We will have a club night at the Glenwood Vaudeville on March 15. The doors open at 6:30p.m. with the show starting approximately at 7:30p.m.
You may decide to eat dinner or have dessert of just drinks, you do not have to eat to go to the show. The cost of the show only is Seniors $22.00 and Adults $24.00 each. Food cost begins with around $6.00 for appetizers or desserts to a high of $16.00 for a full dinner. Most food prices are average at $10.00.
You may log onto GVRshow.com to see the full menu and costs.
PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO RSVP ME ON OR BEFORE MARCH 10 IF YOU PLAN TO GO. EITHER EMAIL ME AT valleycruisers@sopris.net OR CALL ME AT 970-945-1008. THANKS.

NEXT CRUISE NIGHT GET TOGETHERS
Our next Friday night get together will be March 7 at the New Castle Diner and March 21 at the Route 6 Grillhouse in Glenwood. Also April 4 at the New Castle Diner. We will meet at 6:30p.m. on all nights.

CAR SHOW UPDATE
We have gotten permission to use the Glenwood Springs High School parking lot for our car show this year. The dates are July 25 and 26. We will have the cruise night at the Charcoal Burger on the 25th, with the show on Saturday the 26th.

We will be producing the show with the Charcoal Burger and we do have several major sponsors on board. We always need more large or small sponsors. The sooner we know who is contributing to the show the more advertising we can give them. If you know any one or any business who wants to be a part of the show please let me know as soon as you can. We are in the process of getting the flyers worked up and the t-shirts will come next. I hope we can have the flyers mailed out by no later than mid April. Glenwood Springs Insurance has offered to allow the use of their building for registration and restroom facilities for the show. We are in need of good ideas for the top 20 awards this year, if you have an idea of what we can do please let me know.

MEMBER UPDATE
As many of you know, my wife Berdean underwent surgery for breast cancer last month. I want to thank all of you for your thoughts and prayers and all the cards and good wishes. She is doing very well to this point and will begin chemotherapy March 10. Her treatments will last throughout the summer. We are going to try to go to some local shows, however we will not be able to travel to shows such as Moab this year. Our main goal is to get her well and then get back to a full car show schedule next year.

UPCOMING CAR SHOWS
Moab car show is going to take place April 26 - 28. Moab is always a great time and is well worth the trip for a great weekend. If you are planning to stay in Moab you must get reservations as soon as possible as most rooms fill up for the show.

Ute Trails Car Show in Hotchkiss will take place May 10 at Zack’s BBQ restaurant in Hotchkiss.

Truck show at Mesa County Fairgrounds will take place on May 24. One of our members, Steve Wilson, is helping to put on this show, it would be nice to see some members attend to support him.

CAR SHOW SCHEDULE 2014

APRIL 26-27-28: Moab April Action Car Show

MAY
10 Ute Trails Car Show, Hotchkiss, Zacks BBQ. Call Bev 970-856-4165

18 Mikes Headless Chicken Car Show, Fruita. Call Donavon 970-640-3295

24 American Truck Historical Society Truck Show, Mesa County Fair Grounds, Grand Junction

JUNE 6-7: Black Canyon Classics Car Show, Montrose. Call 970-249-5428

JULY
19 Gypsum Daze Car Show, Gypsum

25-26 Grand River Car Show, Glenwood (OUR SHOW)

SEPTEMBER 13: Glenwood Springs Ford Car Show, Glenwood. Call 970-945-2317




Hi All;
I want to remind you all that we are going to be having a club night at the Glenwood Springs Vaudeville on March 15, 2014.

The cost for the show is $22.00 per person, you may choose to come only for the show or to come for dinner or drinks, both of which would be an extra charge.

The doors open at 6:30 p.m.

We did this last year and it was a great success and people seemed to really enjoy it, I hope it can be as successful again.

I NEED TO HAVE RSVPS AS SOON AS YOU CAN, PLEASE NO LATER THAN MARCH 10, 2014. This is so I can get a correct count to the Vaudeville for their planning.

If you have questions or to RSVP please email me or call me at 970-945-1008.

Thanks,
Ron




FEBRUARY NEWS

NEXT MEETING
Our next regular meeting will be on Feb. 19. We will meet at Zancanella’s offices in Glenwood. We will start at 7 p. m. We will be discussing the upcoming car show so I hope many of you will be able to attend to give your ideas.

DUES ARE DUE
By now you should have received your dues statement in person or by mail. I hope you all will continue to support the club and be members and take part in the many activities we plan each year. It is the members who make the difference and I thank all of you for your past support.

NEXT CRUISE NIGHT GETTOGETHERS
Our next cruise night get togethers will be on Friday Feb. 7 at the New Castle Diner and on Friday Feb. 21 at the Route 6 Grillhouse in Glenwood. We will meet at 6:30p.m. instead of 6 p.m., hopefully this will make it easier for you to make it.

NEXT BREAKFAST WILL BE FEB 16 AT RIVERS RESTAURANT
Our next breakfast will be at the Rivers in Glenwood and we will meet as usual at 10a.m.

CAR SHOW UPDATE
I am very happy to report that we have gotten the approval to use the Glenwood Springs High School parking lot for our car show. We should have plenty of room there, and the cars will be visible from Grand Avenue so we should be able to draw more people to the show. The best thing is we will not have to deal with the City of Glenwood any more. We will be discussing the show at the next meeting so I hope many of you can attend. All of us need to start looking into our local businesses for support for either a major sponsor of $500.00 or a trophy sponsor for $50.00. We will also need donations for door prizes and items to put in the goody bags. If we all do our part it will be very easy to achieve our goal of putting on the best show yet. We owe a big thanks to Bart Victor, he is the one who dealt with the school to get the approval. Also a big thanks to Big Steve, he has come on board as a major sponsor. If you have someone who wants to be a major sponsor we need to know as soon as possible so we can include their information on the t-shirts, flyers, and posters.

WE ARE PLANNING A NIGHT AT THE VAUDEVILLE FOR MARCH 15
To help you with your planning we are again planning to have a club night at the Glenwood Springs Vaudeville. It was very popular with the members who went last year and everyone enjoyed the night. We are going to plan for March 15. I will need RSVP from all who plan to go by March 8, 2014. I will get more information on times and cost as I get it. If you have any questions or need to RSVP, call me at 970-945-1008.

UPCOMING CAR SHOWS
I have good news, this year Glenwood Springs Ford is going to do a car show again like they used to. The date is the second weekend of Sept. I wanted to let you know as soon as I found out so you can plan on this one, it was a great success in the past and there is no reason to believe it will be any different this year.

Moab is going to take place April 25,26, and 27. For information contact John Fogg 435-260-1948. I will have more information on this as well in the next newsletter.

That is it for now. Don’t get stuck in the snow!

CRUISE SAFELY!
Ron




Our annual dinner is set for Friday, January 24, 2014 at the Route 6 Grillhouse in Glenwood.

We will begin meeting at around 6 p.m. and plan to eat near 7 p.m.

We are having a choice of 4 meals:
1. Prime Rib Dinner
2. Chicken Dinner
3. Fish Dinner
4. Vegetarian Creation

All include soup and salad bar, dessert, and beverage (other than alcohol)
There will be one price at $25.00 per person. This will also take care of extra charges and tips.

I must have a count by Wednesday January 22 of how many will attend and what dish you wish to have. Please let me know as soon as you can either by email valleycruisers@sopris.net or call me at 970-945-1008.

Thanks,
Ron




JANUARY 2014

NEXT MEETING
Our next meeting will be on Wednesday January 15 at 7 pm. at Duffy’s Garage in Glenwood. We hope to know about the car show by then.

NEXT FRIDAY NIGHT GET-TOGETHERS
Our next Friday night get-together will be on January 10 at the New Castle Diner. We will meet as usual starting at 6pm.

Then on January 24, we will meet at the Route 6 Grillhouse in Glenwood. This will be our annual dinner so hopefully many of you will be able to attend. I will be getting more information out on this later.

NEXT BREAKFAST IS SUNDAY JAN. 19
Our next Sunday breakfast will be Jan. 19 and we will try the Silt Cafe in Silt. It is located just east of the on Colorado 6 in Silt. We will meet at 10 am.

CALENDARS ARE READY
The Valley Cruisers 2014 calendars are ready. If you would like one please let me know or you can go directly to Copy Copy in Glenwood and have the number you want printed. They are $15.95 each. Those of you who have let me know, I will take care of getting them for you.