FEBRUARY 2016
by Ron Madsen
email: valleycruisers@sopris.net 


NEXT MEETING
We will have a regular meeting on Feb. 17, 2016 at 7 p.m. at the Zancanella offices in Glenwood. We will be discussing the car show and other items. Hope you can make it.

NEXT CRUISE NIGHT GET-TOGETHER WILL BE FEB 5 AND FEB 19
We will meet for our cruise night this Friday, Feb. 5 at the Route 6 Grillhouse in Glenwood at 6 p.m.

On Friday, Feb. 19 we will meet at the Elk Creek Mining Co. in New Castle at 6:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY BREAKFAST FEB 14 AT THE RIVERS IN GLENWOOD
Our next breakfast will be February 14 at the Rivers in Glenwood at 10:00 a.m. I know this is Valentine's Day but I hope some can still make it.

CALENDARS AVAILABLE NOW
As most of you know, we did do a 2016 calendar and they are now ready. The cost is $15.95 each and you can contact me to get some or you may order directly from CopyCopy in Glenwood.

DUES ARE DUE
Cathy emailed or mailed out dues this past month. Please let me know if you did not get one. I hope each and every one of you will continue to enjoy and support our club. The success of the club is due to it's members and thanks again for all your support. If you joined in the last part of last year, you should not get a dues statement. If you do please let me know.

FOR SALE

  • 2005 Lance Cabover Camper model 1025 for a pick up. It is very clean, includes tiedowns,hitch extension cover, fully selfcontained and in new condition. This also is Cliff's asking $12,000.00 call 970-618-8924.
  • 1966 Ford Mustang , stroker 302 motor asking $8,000.00 OBO call Kip 970-379-6457
  • Polished Paxton super charger asking $2,000.00 call Kip 970-379-6457
  • Sirius ready Kenwood radio satellite sound system, with bazooka bass tube, HD mp3 300 watt 2 channel amp, all wiring and antenna included. $1,150.00 new asking $550.00 Great Deal, call Lee Dudley 970-704-1561
  • 1937 Chrysler Royal Sedan, complete,but is completely torn down for restoration. Includes everything, many new parts as well as rebuilt engine. Was running at time of tear down. For sale or trade. Asking $7,000.00 call 970-216-1932 until 8p.m. ( I have picture and more info if you are interested let me know, Ron)

REMEMBERING ROGER AND GLEN
As many of you know, this past month we lost two of our car club friends.

In the first part of January, Glen Victor, Bart Victor's father, passed away after battling a heart issue. Many of you will remember him from the Charcoal Burger cruise nights. He always had a smile and a kind word for everyone. He was very proud of his Olds convertible and is featured in our new calendar with some of the cruisers friends. He will be missed, however he will always be cruising with us in spirit. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Bart and Jennifer and their families.

Toward the end of January we lost Roger Bishop. He passed away in Grand Junction. As many of you know Roger is one of our founding members and has been a long time supporter of our club. He was a true car guy and always loved the old cars. He was instrumental in the beginning of the Valley Cruisers Car Shows in Carbondale. Many of the new members may not have had the chance to know Roger as he unfortunately had to move to Grand Junction a number of years ago due to health issues. But we always kept in touch and a number of the club members met with him for breakfast last March. We all had a great time visiting with him at that time. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Julie and Warren and their families. Roger will be missed but we know Roger will also always be cruising with us in spirit.

May they rest in peace and God Bless them and their families.

VAUDEVILLE
I want to let you know we are looking for a good date for the Vaudeville in Glenwood. It looks like we are going to be right at the end of February or the first part of March. I will let you know all the details when I have them, but for now wanted you to be thinking about that.

OUR CAR SHOW
As of this time, we are planning our car show in Glenwood to take place July 29 and 30.

We need to be getting all of our sponsors in place within the next month-and-a-half in order to make sure they get on the flyers and t-shirts. Please contact your sponsors to see if they are going to be a part of this show and also contact any new sponsors you can. Our large sponsors have normally been at $500.00, our middle sponsors are at $250.00, and our small sponsors are anything less than $250.00.

We also need donations for door prizes from local businesses.

We also need new ideas for the top 20 awards and also the major awards. Please let me know if you have any ideas at all about the awards, sponsors, or any other phase of the show. We will be discussing the show at the next meeting so bring your ideas to the meeting if you can. If not, get them to me.

It seems as though winter has decided to stay awhile, but have no fear, sooner than you know it will be time for cruising to Moab to start the year. Hopefully the weather there will be good.

CRUISE SAFELY





JANUARY 2016
by Ron Madsen
email: valleycruisers@sopris.net 


NEXT MEETING
We will not have a meeting in January; meetings begin in February.

NEXT CRUISE NIGHT GETTOGETHER WILL BE JAN 8 AND JAN 22
We will begin our cruise night gettogethers on Friday, January 8 and meet at the Elk Creek Mining Co. in New Castle at 6:00 pm. The next cruise night is Friday, January 22 at Rib City in Rifle. Meeting time is at 6 p.m. Hope you can make it to one or both of these.

NEXT SUNDAY BREAKFAST JAN 17 AT ROUTE 6 GRILLHOUSE IN GLENWOOD
Our first breakfast of the new year will be January 17 at the Route 6 Grillhouse in Glenwood at 10:00 a.m.

CALENDARS AVAILABLE NOW
As most of you know, we did a 2016 calendar and they are now ready. The cost is $15.95 each and you can contact me to get some or you may order directly from Copy Copy in Glenwood.

DUES ARE DUE
As is the case each January, our dues are due. I hope each and every one of you will continue to enjoy and support our club. The success of the club is due to its members and as I have said before we have a great group of members. Cathy will be sending out notices to you for the dues. You should receive them by the end of January. Thanks again for all your support.

FOR SALE
2005 Lance Cabover Camper model 1025 for a pick up. It is very clean, includes tiedowns,hitch extension cover, fully selfcontained and in new condition. This also is Cliff's asking $12,000.00 call 970-618-8924.

1966 Ford Mustang , stroker 302 motor asking $8,000.00 OBO call Kip 970-379-6457

Polished Paxton super charger asking $2,000.00 call Kip 970-379-6457

Sirius ready Kenwood radio satellite sound system, with bazooka bass tube, HD mp3 300 watt 2 channel amp, all wiring and antenna included. $1,150.00 new asking $550.00 Great Deal, call Lee Dudley 970-704-1561

1937 Chrysler Royal Sedan, complete,but is completely torn down for restoration. Includes everything, many new parts as well as rebuilt engine. Was running at time of tear down. For sale or trade. Asking $7,000.00 call 970-216-1932 until 8p.m. ( I have picture and more info if you are interested let me know, Ron)

I wish you all a very Happy New Year and look forward to the upcoming events of the year. If you know of any car events please let me know and I will include them in the car event schedule. I will include a 2016 event schedule in the next newsletter when I have more information on some upcoming events.


That is all for now, can not wait for warmer weather so we can get the cars out and moving, looks like it will be a while yet.

CRUISE SAFELY




DECEMBER 2015
by Ron Madsen
email: valleycruisers@sopris.net 


NEXT MEETING
We decided at our last meeting we will not have any more monthly meetings until after the first of the year.

NEXT SUNDAY BREAKFAST DEC 13
We only have one time to get together this month. We will try a new place we have not gone to before. Sunday Dec. 13, we will meet a Sammy's in Rifle, they have a Sunday brunch starting at 10:00 a.m. We will meet as usual at 10:00 a.m.. We will hope the weather is good so you can come.

QUESTION ON CALENDARS
We have not gotten very many responses to our request for pictures for the calendar. I need to know if you are interested in having us do a calendar this year or not. Please let me know by email or calling me at my phone 970-945-1008 what the members want to do. If there is interest we still have time to do one. If not we will not do one. Thanks for you input.

WE GIVE TO CHARITY
As we have for a number of years, the club has donated $300.00 each to Feed my Sheep and Lift-up. We hope it helps in this season of need.


ALLEN CAR MUSEUM IS CLOSING  
They are having a sale on all of their souvenir items until Dec. 18 if any of you are interested. They are discounted from 50% to 70% off.

FOR SALE
open car trailer, Cliff is selling his car trailer. It is an 18 foot trailer with good tires. He is asking $2,000.00 for it. Call him at 970-618-8924

2005 Lance Cabover Camper model 1025 for a pick up. It is very clean, includes tiedowns,hitch extension cover, fully selfcontained and in new condition. This also is Cliff's asking $12,000.00 call 970-618-8924.

1966 Ford Mustang , stroker 302 motor asking $8,000.00 OBO call Kip 970-379-6457

Polished Paxton super charger asking $2,000.00 call Kip 970-379-6457

Sirius ready Kenwood radio satellite sound system, with bazooka bass tube, HD mp3 300 watt 2 channel amp, all wiring and antenna included. $1,150.00 new asking $550.00 Great Deal, call Lee Dudley 970-704-1561

1969 Chevy Malibu 2 door 95% complete, asking $20,000.00 OBO call Matt Drymon 970-309-1667.

23 T roadster 350 chevy engine, 325 hp, too many features to list, all road ready and done. If interested I have the complete list of features, contact me to get them. Call Gary 402-670-8874 I also have pictures.

1952 Ford Tudor Customline V8 flathead. 3 on the tree manual transmission, Original engine, runs perfectly. Asking $12,000.00 OBO call Landon Deane 970-379-8242

1937 Chrysler Royal Sedan, complete,but is completely torn down for restoration. Includes everything, many new parts as well as rebuilt engine. Was running at time of tear down. For sale or trade. Asking $7,000.00 call 970-216-1932 until 8p.m. ( I have picture and more info if you are interested let me know, Ron)


I hope you all have a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. As the year comes to an end I just want to say thanks to all of you who have helped or participated during the year. A club is only as strong as its members and we have a great group of members who make the club a fun time and allow us to do as many events as we can. Thank you again. We look forward to next year being bigger and better then ever.


MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR

CRUISE SAFELY




NOVEMBER 2015
by Ron Madsen
email: valleycruisers@sopris.net


NEXT MEETING
We decided at our last meeting that we will not have any more monthly meetings until after the first of the year.

NEXT CLUB CRUISE NIGHTS
We are not going to have Friday night cruise nights during November and December due to the busy holidays season for many of our members.

NEXT SUNDAY BREAKFAST NOV 8 AT THE ROUTE 6 GRILLHOUSE IN GLENWOOD
Our next Sunday Breakfast will be at the Route 6 Grillhouse in Glenwood. We will meet at 10:00 a.m.

CALENDAR
If you have a picture of your car that you want to see on next years calendar please get it to me or Harry as soon as possible so we can get them printed before the end of the year. Thanks. Please email your photos to me or get them to me in some other form.

JWERKS CAR SHOW WINNERS
Congratulations to Christy Carver, her Valiant won best of show at the recent Jwerks car show. She also won the grand prize, a hot tub. Way to go Christy!

Also congratulations to Harry, his Nova won best of the 60' and 70's cars.

WELCOME NEW MEMBER
We want to Welcome Glen Jammeron as a new member. He owns a 1950 IHC pickup and a 1972 Chevy pickup. He is from Glenwood. We hope he enjoys his membership and can participate in some of our events.

VALLEY CRUISERS TO DONATE TO CHARITIES
At the last meeting we decided we had enough funds from this year to donate $300.00 each to Feed my Sheep and Lift-up. So we will be able to continue our tradition of donating to charities for the holidays.


FOR SALE

Open car trailer for sale by Cliff. It is an 18 foot trailer with good tires. He is asking $2,000.00 for it. Call him at 970-618-8924.

2005 Lance Cabover Camper model 1025 for a pickup. It is very clean, includes tiedowns, hitch extension cover, fully self-contained and in new condition. This also is Cliff's. Asking $12,000.00, call 970-618-8924.

1966 Ford Mustang, stroker 302 motor. Asking $8,000.00 OBO, call Kip 970-379-6457.

Polished Paxton super-charger, asking $2,000.00, call Kip 970-379-6457.

Sirius ready Kenwood radio satellite sound system, with bazooka bass tube, HD mp3 300 watt 2 channel amp, all wiring and antenna included. $1,150.00 new asking $550.00 Great Deal, call Lee Dudley 970-704-1561.

1969 Chevy Malibu 2 door, 95% complete, asking $20,000.00 OBO, call Matt Drymon 970-309-1667.

23 T roadster 350 chevy engine, 325 hp, too many features to list, all road ready and done. If interested I have the complete list of features, contact me to get them. Call Gary 402-670-8874. I also have pictures.

1952 Ford Tudor Customline V8 flathead. 3 on the tree manual transmission, original engine, runs perfectly. Asking $12,000.00 OBO, call Landon Deane 970-379-8242.

1937 Chrysler Royal Sedan, complete, but is completely torn down for restoration. Includes everything, many new parts as well as rebuilt engine. Was running at time of tear down. For sale or trade. Asking $7,000.00 call 970-216-1932 until 8p.m. (I have picture and more info if you are interested let me know, Ron)

As you can see we have decided to suspend some of our get togethers due to the holiday season. We will resume all of the get togethers again after the first of the year.

HAPPY THANKSGIVING AND CRUISE SAFELY




OCTOBER 2015
by Ron Madsen
email: valleycruisers@sopris.net

NEXT MEETING
Our next meeting will take place Oct. 21 at Zancanella offices in Glenwood at 7 p.m.

NEXT CLUB CRUISE NIGHTS
We are going to begin our cruise night get-togethers this month. Our next Friday night get-together will be Friday, Oct. 16. We will meet at the Silt Cafe starting at 6 p.m. The next cruise night get-together will be Friday, Oct 30 and we will meet at the Elk Creek Mining Company in New Castle. Again we will meet at 6 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY BREAKFAST OCT 25 AT THE RIVERS
Our next Sunday Breakfast will be at the Rivers in Glenwood. We will meet at 10:00 a.m.

OLD CARS WANTED FOR THE 100TH ANNIVERSAY OF THE HOTEL DENVER
As some of you know we have been asked to provide some old cars to be displayed the evening of October 17, 2015 in front of the Hotel Denver to help with their 100th anniversary celebration. They are requesting older cars, if you can do this you will be invited to the party inside as well. For more information please call Dennis Bader at 970-945-5971. Hope some of you will be able to make this.

MEMBER NEWS
Got a call from Augie Reno, he told me he has sold all of his cars except for 2 and has also sold all of his studio and contents. He is wanting to downsize and found this was a good time to do so. He also wanted me to tell everyone hello, he hopes he will be coming this way again soon.

CALENDAR
We want to continue to make a calendar for next year. Because of the time limits and weather we will not be able to do our fall BBQ, so we will need photos from the members of their cars if you want to be included in the calendar. We do have some from our car show that we can also use if we do not get enough otherwise. Please email your photos to me or get them to me in some other form. I would like to be able to have the calendars printed before Dec. so please get them to me as soon as possible.

NEW MEMBER
We want to welcome new members Jim and Ingrid Hawkins. They are from Glenwood and own a 1997 Z28 30th anniversary Camaro. They have already joined in on some cruise nights and we hope they will be able to take part throughout the year.

JWERKS CAR SHOW IS OCT 10
The car show put on at the Jwerks garage in Gypsum/Eagle will take place Oct. 10 starting at 10:00a.m. We will meet at the Route 6 Grillhouse at 9:30 a.m. to cruise over together. If you want to cruise together please meet a little before 9:30 a.m., we will leave at 9:30 a.m. This could be the last show of the season so I hope some of you can make it. Please let me know if you plan to meet to cruise over with us. Remember to bring a food donation for your entry.


FOR SALE
open car trailer, Cliff is selling his car trailer. It is an 18 foot trailer with good tires. He is asking $2,000.00 for it. Call him at 970-618-8924.

2005 Lance Cabover Camper model 1025 for a pick up. It is fully self-contained and in new condition. This also is Cliff's - call 970-618-8924.

1969 Chevy Malibu 2 door; 95% complete, asking $20,000.00 OBO. Call Matt Drymon at 970-309-1667.

23 T roadster 350 chevy engine, 325 hp, too many features to list, all road ready and done. If interested I have the complete list of features, contact me to get them. Call Gary 402-670-8874. I also have pictures.

1952 Ford Tudor Customline V8 flathead. 3 on the tree manual transmission, original engine, runs perfectly. Asking $12,000.00 OBO. Call Landon Deane 970-379-8242.

1937 Chrysler Royal Sedan, complete but is completely torn down for restoration. Includes everything, many new parts as well as rebuilt engine. Was running at time of tear down. For sale or trade. Asking $7,000.00 call 970-216-1932 until 8 p.m. (I have pictures and more info if you are interested let me know. Ron)


It seems as soon as summer gets started it comes to an end. I hope all of you were able to get out and enjoy the cars this summer. While the car season is almost over, remember we will continue to meet at various locations throughout the year for our Friday night get-togethers and our Sunday morning breakfasts. We also have other things planned so there will still be opportunities to get together as a club.

A big THANK YOU to Bart Victor for again providing his hot summer nights cruises. Many of you participated this summer and we look forward to next summer's season.

CRUISE SAFELY




SEPTEMBER 2015
by Ron Madsen
email: valleycruisers@sopris.net

NEXT MEETING
Our next meeting will take place Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. at Route 6 Grillhouse in Glenwood.

CHARCOAL BURGER CRUISE NIGHTS
The next cruise nights will be Friday, Sept. 4 and Sept. 18. We will continue to be at the Charcoal Burger even though the scheduled cruise nights end in mid Sept. We will continue every other Friday as long as the weather cooperates.

HOT TUBS AND HOT RODS IN CARBONDALE SEPT. 4
On Friday, Sept. 4 we have been asked to bring cars to downtown Carbondale for the First Friday. This theme is Hot Rods and Hot Tubs. The street will close at 5 p.m. and you can arrive any time thereafter to display your cars. As you know this is the night of our Charcoal Burger cruise night, so we are going to meet at the Charcoal Burger as usual and eat and then we will cruise to Carbondale. If you want to just be in the show and not go to the cruise night you can park on the closed street anytime after 5 p.m.

OUR MEMBERS DO WELL AT GARFIELD COUNTY FAIR SUMMER OF THUNDER SHOW
Congratulations to Steve and Christy Carver, Dana Jenick, Dave and Dawn Ogren, Harry and Lori Bentzler, Ron and Berdean Madsen, Cecil and Betty Waldron, Tim Ludwig, John Jenick, and Jennifer Victor. All won awards at the show.

NEW MEMBERS
We want to welcome new member Michael Moskov of Glenwood Springs, he joined at our car show. He owns a 2000 Corvette, we hope he will enjoy his membership with us and will be able to participate in many events during the years.

SOME LOCAL SHOWS COMING IN SEPT
There are several local shows in Sept.
On Sept. 12 the Burning Mountain Festival is in New Castle. They have a parade followed by the car show.
Also the Wings and Wheels show takes place at the Eagle Airport on Sept. 12.
Sept 19 is the Glenwood Springs Ford Show.

There are other shows in Teluride, Grand Junction, and Cedaredge please see the car Show schedule for information on these.

FOR SALE
1969 Chevy Malibu 2 door, 95% complete, asking $20,000.00 OBO. Call Matt Drymon 970-309-1667.

23 T roadster 350 chevy engine, 325 hp, too many features to list, all road ready and done. If interested I have the complete list of features, contact me to get them. Call Gary 402-670-8874. I also have pictures.

1952 Ford Tudor Customline V8 flathead. 3 on the tree manual transmission, original engine, runs perfectly. Asking $12,000.00 OBO. Call Landon Deane 970-379-8242


As summer starts to fade there are still a few events left that you can get to, hope you can take advantage of some.

CRUISE SAFELY

 




AUGUST 2015
by Ron Madsen
email: valleycruisers@sopris.net

NEXT MEETING
We will not meet in August since the show is over, there is not much to discuss. We can take care of what little business we have at the cruise nights.

CHARCOAL BURGER CRUISE NIGHTS
The next cruise night will be Friday, August 7 and August 21, also Sept. 4 and 18.

OUR CAR SHOW
Our car show has come and gone and generally was a success. While we did not have quite as many cars as last year, we did have approximately 75 to 80 cars on display and quite a number of vintage snowmobiles, as well. The weather was great, probably one of the best days of the year. We actually stayed dry!

I want to thank all of the members who helped in the preparation for the show as well as the day of the show and also those who brought a car to the show. Without cars on display there is no show.

Thanks to Cathy Queen and the members who helped register all of the participants and who counted the votes.

As always our members came through in a big way, helping in all aspects of the show. It is only with the participation of the members that the car show can be a success, and our members certainly made the show a success.

Also a huge thank you to Bart Victor for all the food and all the work and money he put towards the show.

As we end this year's show, we are beginning to think about next year and what we need to do to improve it. Please let me know if you have any ideas. We want to continue to improve on the show.

GYPSUM CAR SHOW
The Gypsum car show was a huge success, with over 100 cars on display. Steve and Christy Carver are to be thanked and commended for such a great show.

Congratulations to Vonda, Roy and Lorraine, Rich and Shelly, Bob DeHerrera, Harry and Lori, and Glenn Victor. All won top 20 awards.

Also congratulations to Lori, Dawn, and Chris. They split the award for their 1950's attire.

Our club had a good showing at the show and we thank all who attended.

CONGRATULATIONS TO CHRISTY
Christy Carver won a top 20 award at our car show, this was the first time she had shown her new car, a 1963 Plymouth Valiant convertible just completed, it is great for her to win the first award at our show.

CONGRATULATIONS TO JOHN
John Sowieja and his 1958 Ford pick-up won Participants' Choice Award at our show. Great job.

NEW MEMBERS
We want to welcome new member Lori Strong. She is from Glenwood and has a 2013 Mustang GT convertible. We hope she will be able to join in the activities during the year. We hope she will enjoy her membership in the club.

We also want to welcome new member John Howerth of Carbondale. He has a 1965 Pontiac Le Mans convertible. He signed up at our show and also happened to win the Peoples' Choice award. He donated the award money back to the club. We want to thank him for that and hope he will become involved in our activities and enjoy his membership in the club.

GARFIELD COUNTY FAIR CAR SHOW IS SATURDAY AUGUST 8
Please remember the car show starts after the parade, usually around 11:30 am to noon. It is at the Metro park in Rifle. It is always a good time and it would be great to have a good showing of club cars there.

FOR SALE
23 T Roadster 350, Chevy engine, 325 hp, too many features to list, all road ready and done. If interested I have the complete list of features, contact me to get them. Call Gary at 402-670-8874. I also have pictures.

1952 Ford Tudor Customline V8 flathead. 3 on the tree manual transmission, original engine, runs perfectly. Asking $12,000.00 OBO. Call Landon Deane at 970-379-8242

Just wanted to let you know we were able to donate the remaining t shirts from last years show to Valley View Hospital. This is a great way to use the leftover shirts.

There are several shows still to come this year. You can see them on the car show schedule. Hope you can attend some of these as well.

AGAIN, THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR YOUR HELP WITH OUR SHOW.

CRUISE SAFELY




JULY 2015
by: Ron Madsen
email: valleycruisers@sopris.net

NEXT MEETING
Our next regular meeting will be Wednesday, July 15 at 7 p.m. at the Route 6 Grillhouse in Glenwood and we will stuff goody bags for the show. If you have any items for the goody bags and you have not gotten them to me by then please bring them with you.

CHARCOAL BURGER CRUISE NIGHTS
The next cruise night will be Friday, July 10 and then the next is July 24, the cruise night for our show.

OUR CAR SHOW UPDATE
THE CAR SHOW IS JULY 24 AND 25
It is now time to be getting your posters up in your areas. Please let me know if you need more posters or flyers and I will get them to you.

Also if you have any businesses who could contribute items to the goody bags we will need to have them by July 10. We will need between 125 and 150 items for all the goody bags.

Also we are still taking $50.00 sponsor donations per top 20 awards. If you need forms for the donations please let me know as well.

The t-shirts have been ordered and all the awards have been ordered and received. At our last meeting we decided to discount the registration for people with more than one car, the first car will be $20.00 and any after that will be $10.00 each.

At our last meeting it was decided that we would judge motorcycles separately and give out separate awards just as we are going to do for the snowmobiles.Thanks to Darryl Queen and Mike Duffy who will handle the motorcycles awards and show.

As always all cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc are welcome.

We will have the cruise night at the Charcoal Burger the night before the show with food for all.

I would like to ask anyone who can, to contact their local newspapers to get information on the car show in the public calendar sections. If you need information for the newspapers please let me know and I will get it to you.

We will need registration help and parking help the day of the show as always so hopefully some of you can do that.

Mike Duffy is going to buy all the door prizes for the show and he also is providing the tent for the registration as he did last year.

We will park all of the Valley Cruisers cars together near the Glenwood insurance company and will have our banner in front of them., so everyone knows who is in the club.

VALLEY CRUISERS SHOW WELL AT MONTROSE
Big Steve and Harry won awards in their class and I also won 3rd in the featured class. Also Roy Vasquez won a free garage wrap.

Also at the Star Drive-in Big Steve and Harry won again! Great job and congratulations.

FOR SALE
23 T roadster 350 chevy engine, 325 hp, too many features to list, all road ready and done. If interested I have the complete list of features, contact me to get them. Call Gary at 402-670-8874. I also have pictures.

1975 Chevy step side pick up, 350 v-8 engine, not running at this time. Has good body and needs full restoration. Asking $1,300.00 or best offer. Call Lee Dudley at 970-704-1561

2006 Mustang Convertible GT 4.6 v-8 engine, has 78,000 miles, in very good condition. Asking $7,000.00. Call Big Steve at 970-989-0470.


UPCOMING CAR SHOWS

THE GYPSUM DAZE CAR SHOW IS JULY 18
We will meet at the Route 6 Grillhouse parking lot in Glenwood at 7:15 a.m to cruise over together. We need to get there is time to avoid the runners that race down the street that morning.

The Cops and Kids Car show will take place at Fruita High School on August 1. If any one is interested in going please let me know and we can make arrangements to cruise over together.

The Silt Car Show is August 2, in Silt. It will start at 12:00 pm.

Garfield County Fair Summer Thunder Car show is August 8 in Rifle at Metro Park. It will start after the parade around 12:00 noon.

You can see there is plenty to do in August with the cars. Hope you can get to some of these events.

CRUISE SAFELY




JUNE 2015
by Ron Madsen 


CHARCOAL BURGER CRUISE NIGHTS

The next cruise night will be Friday June 12 and June 26. Then in July it will be July 10 and July24, this is our kick off for our show. We all have a great time at the cruises and it gives us a chance to not only get the cars out but to cruise with the group after the meal. Hope you can make some of these this year.

A BIG THANK YOU TO BIG STEVE AND CHRISTY CARVER
We can not thank Steve and Christy enough for the great time and great food they provided us in our recent cruise to their home for breakfast. We had a good number of members show up and it was a good time had by all. Again a big THANK YOU to them.

OUR CAR SHOW UPDATE
THE CAR SHOW IS JULY 24 AND 25
As the time approaches for the show we are going to be in need of members getting the posters out in their area businesses by the end of June. Many of you have already picked up your posters and thank you for your efforts. If anyone needs posters or flyers for their area please let me know and I will arrange to get them to you.

Also if you have any businesses who could contribute items to the goody bags we will need to have them by July 10. As last year we will need between 125 and 150 items for all the goody bags.

Also we are still taking $50.00 sponsor donations per top 20 awards. If you need forms for the donations please let me know as well.

The t-shirts should be ordered this week so we should be good to go by show time.

At our last meeting we decided to discount the registration for people with more than one car, the first car will be $20.00 and any after that will be $10.00 each.

At our last meeting it was decided that we would judge motorcycles separately and give out separate awards just as we are going to do for the snowmobiles. Thanks to Darryl Queen and Mike Duffy. They will handle the motorcycles awards and show.

As always all cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc are welcome.

We will have the cruise night at the Charcoal Burger the night before the show with food for all.

I would like to ask anyone who can, to contact their local newspapers to get information on the car show in the public calendar sections, if you need information for the newspapers please let me know and I will get it to you.

NEW CASTLE DINER ANNIVERSARY IS JUNE 14
As in the past the New Castle Diner is having its annual Anniversary car cruise in on Sunday June 14. It will start at 4p.m. And run until 7p.m. This is a good chance to get out for a few hours, show your car off and have some food and good company.

FOR SALE
1975 Chevy step side pick up, 350 v-8 engine, not running at this time. Has good body and needs full restoration asking $1,300.00 or best offer. Call Lee Dudley 970-704-1561

2006 Mustang Convertible GT 4.6 v-8 engine, has 78,000 miles, in very good condition. Asking $7,000.00 call Big Steve 970-989-0470.

While it seems that summer is never going to arrive I think it will one of these days and we will be in full swing with the cruises and cars. Many of you have new or different rides and we look forward to seeing them all.

CRUISE SAFELY




MAY 2015
by Ron Madsen

NEXT MEETING
Our next regular meeting will be Wednesday, May 20 at 7 p.m. at the Zancanella office in Glenwood. Hope to see you there.

CHARCOAL BURGER CRUISE NIGHTS
All of our Friday nights will take place at the Charcoal Burger from here on out. The first scheduled cruise is Friday, May 15 and we will meet every other Friday throughout the summer months. We all have a great time at the cruises and it gives us a chance to not only get the cars out but to cruise with the group after the meal. Hope you can make some of these this year.

NEXT SUNDAY MORNING BREAKFAST
Our next breakfast will be on May 17. We are doing something special, Big Steve and Christy are going to have us over to their home for a brunch. We will meet in Glenwood at the Route 6 Grillhouse at 9:30 a.m. then cruise over to Gypsum together. If you can not make the cruise, you can still go to the breakfast, we will begin arriving around 10 a.m. at Steve and Christy's house. Call me for directions if you need them, 970-945-1008. Big Steve and Christy have done this in the past and it has been a great success and fun time.

OUR CAR SHOW UPDATE
THE CAR SHOW IS JULY 24 AND 25
We have gotten several more new sponsors for the show this year. We have the flyers and posters printed and will begin to hand them out to the members so they can pass some out and post the posters in their area as the time for the show approaches. We will not put the posters up until toward the end of June so you have time yet. About 250 to 300 flyers have been already mailed out.

At our last meeting it was decided that we would judge motorcycles separately and give out separate awards just as we are going to do for the snowmobiles. Thanks to Darryl Queen and Mike Duffy who will handle the motorcycles awards and show.

As always all cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc are welcome.

We will have the cruise night at the Charcoal Burger the night before the show with food for all.

As we get into the season we will need help from the members as usual. I will let you know what is needed as we get closer.

MOAB CAR SHOW
The annual Moab Aprilaction Car Show has come and gone, and while the weather was not the best, it was a great time. The club was well represented as usual .

Congratulations to Big Steve and Christy, they won an award in their truck class Best Modified Truck.

A BIG THANK YOU TO DAWN
Many of the club members took advantage of the hard work that Dawn Ogren did in planning the dinner at the Sunset Grill. We had 28 people at the dinner and it was one of the highlights of the weekend. I believe everyone who attended was very pleased with the arrangements. Dawn did an excellent job and everything went off without a hitch. Thank you again.

FOR SALE
1975 Chevy step side pick up, 350 v-8 engine, not running at this time. Has good body and needs full restoration. Asking $1,300.00 or best offer. Call Lee Dudley 970-704-1561

2006 Mustang Convertible GT 4.6 v-8 engine, has 78,000 miles, in very good condition. Asking $7,000.00. Call Big Steve 970-989-0470.

CAR SHOWS
Some of the members have asked if anyone is planning to cruise to the Ute Trails car show in Hotchkiss on Saturday, May 9. If so please contact me if you are interested in cruising as a group.

I have added several car shows to the car show list. Again if you know of any let me know and I will get them on the list.

CRUISE SAFELY





APRIL 2015
by Ron Madsen

NEXT MEETING
Our next regular meeting will be Wednesday, April 15 at the Zancanella office in Glenwood at 7 p.m. Hope to see you there.

BREAKFAST WITH ROGER BISHOP
I want to thank all who attended the breakfast to see Roger this past month. We had a great turn out and I believe Roger appreciated our getting together with him.

NEXT FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE NIGHTS
Our next Friday night get together will be Friday, April 17 at the Silt Cafe at 6 p.m.

Then our next Friday night get together will be May 1, 2015 at the Charcoal Burger in Glenwood at 6 p.m.. Hopefully the weather will be nice so we can bring out the cars. If the weather is not good we will move to the Route 6 Grillhouse next door.

All of our Friday nights will take place at the Charcoal Burger from here on out. I do not have the exact date that Bart is starting the summer cruise schedule but it should be in mid-May some time.

NEXT SUNDAY MORNING BREAKFAST
Our next breakfast will be on April 12 at the Elk Creek Mining Co. in New Castle at 10:00 a.m.

OUR CAR SHOW UPDATE
JULY 24 and 25
We have gotten several more new sponsors for the show this year. We have done the preliminary art work for the flyers and hope to have them printed before the Moab show. All seems to be going smoothly, as we have done this before. It is falling into place well. Please remember to tell all of your friends about our show. We are also having a vintage snowmobile show as well with separate awards given for snowmobiles. We should also have several large semi trucks in the show from the American Antique Truck Society. As always all cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc are welcome.

We will have the cruise night at the Charcoal Burger the night before the show with food for all.

As we get into the season we will need help from the members as usual I will let you know what is needed as we get closer.

MOAB CAR SHOW
The annual Moab Aprilaction Car Show is scheduled for April 24-26. If you are interested in going to the show or staying in Moab for the show you need to make reservation right away as rooms are going fast.

For those of you going to Moab, Dawn Ogren is going to set up dinner on the hill after the show. By now you should have gotten an email from Dawn outlining the dinner at the Hill. Please remember to RSVP her as soon as you know if you will be going so she can make the proper arrangements. We want to thank her for setting this up. It worked well last year and hopefully it will again this year.

Several of us are planning to cruise to Moab on Thursday, April 23. If you would like to join in, we are meeting for breakfast at the Silt Cafe in Silt at 10:00 a.m. We are planning to meet up with some others when we get to Fruita around 12:30 p.m. We will meet at the gas station where Starvin Arvins is located, on the southwest corner of the intersection of I-70 and the Fruita exit. Please let me know if you are planning to meet us so we do not leave you behind. Call me or email me, my phone is 970-945-1008.

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
We want to welcome Gary and Maryann Lebo to the club. They are from Gypsum and own a 1969 AMX. We hope they are able to participate in our activities throughout the year.

We have had a lot of interest shown from people who want to join our club. Hopefully some of these people will decide to join and I can welcome them in the next newsletter.

I am again trying to send the car show schedule in a separate email, this time I will be sure to actually attach a copy to the email.

If you know of any other shows, and I am sure there are many more out there, please let me know so I can include them in our list.

It is time to get the cars out and limber them up for a great season.

CRUISE SAFELY




MARCH NEWS
by Ron Madsen

NEXT MEETING
We will start our monthly meetings this month. The meeting will be Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Route 6 Grillhouse in Glenwood. We will begin discussing our upcoming car show and other activities we want to do this year. Hope you can make it.

GLENWOOD VAUDEVILLE CLUB NIGHT
We had a great turnout at Vaudeville this past Saturday night. As always, the show was great and I hope all who attended enjoyed themselves. Thanks to all who participated. It made the night a great success.

We did decide to try to set up a better time for the picture of the cars in front of the mural. Hopefully late spring or summer. I will let you know when we get a solid date. This should give more cars a chance to get into the picture as well.

NEXT FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE NIGHTS
Our next Friday night get-together will be Friday, March 6. We will meet at the Route 6 Grillhouse in Glenwood. As usual we will meet at 6 p.m.

Then our next Friday night get-together will be at the Silt Cafe in Silt on Friday, March 20 at 6 p.m.

Our next get-together in April will be April 3 and we will meet at the Route 6 Grillhouse in Glenwood at 6 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY MORNING BREAKFAST CRUISE TO GRAND JUNCTION TO MEET WITH ROGER BISHOP
On March 15, 2015 we will be meeting with one of our original members Roger Bishop. Roger was instrumental in the success of the club. Many of you know or have met him at various events. He had to move to Junction for health reasons and has not been able to join us in our local events. It will be great to get together with him.

We will meet Roger at the Village Inn on Horizon Drive at 9 a.m.

If you will be traveling from Glenwood or the eastern side we will meet at the Route 6 Grillhouse parking lot at 7:30 a.m. And will drive as a group to Junction. If you live west, we will pick you up as we go. Please call me and let me know if you will be going and where you want to join in. If the weather is good it would be great for us to drive the old cars. It will be the first cruise of the year.

DUES
I want to thank all of you who have continued with us this year. I hope you will find the time enjoyable and fun. It is because of the members that this club can exist and be successful. We have had several inquiries by potential new members as well lately so by the next newsletter I may have new members to introduce.

MOAB CAR SHOW
The annual Moab Aprilaction Car Show is scheduled for April 24-26.

If you are interested in going to the show or staying in Moab for the show you need to make reservation right away as rooms are going fast.

For those of you going to Moab, Dawn Ogren is going to set up dinner on the hill after the show. I will have more information in the next newsletter but wanted you to know about this as soon as possible so you could begin planning your time there.

OUR CAR SHOW
It is time to begin to think about our upcoming show in Glenwood. We have already gotten several of the major sponsors on board, and also some new ones with new interests. Any of you who know of a local business who might want to sponsor our show, please get with them soon as we need to know who the sponsors are going to be within the next two to three weeks in order to assure they get into the flyer, poster, and on the tshirts.

The dates are July 24 and 25 and we are going to have a Friday night BBQ at the Charcoal Burger. The show will again be at the Glenwood Springs High School. 

Harry is organizing a group of antique snowmobiles to be on display as well this year so that should add a new dimension to the show.

Even though there is still snow flying in many places, it will be car show season before you know it. In this newsletter I am including the initial listing of shows I know about.

If any of you know of other shows that are coming up early in the season please let me know as I am now compiling the 2015 schedule of shows and events.

CRUISE SAFELY




FEBRUARY NEWS

NEXT MEETING
We will not have a monthly meeting until March when we will begin to discuss the car show and other activities.

GLENWOOD VAUDEVILLE CLUB NIGHT SET FOR SATURDAY, FEB. 28, 2015
As many of you know, we have been confirmed for Feb. 28 for the Vaudeville. The Vaudeville has requested that if the weather is nice we bring our cars for pictures to be taken in front of the huge mural on their wall. It sounds like it would be a great picture for our next calendar and also would probably be displayed somewhere at the Vaudeville. If the weather is going to cooperate please think about bringing the cars for the pictures. I will get you a time for the pictures as we get closer to the date.

Also, we already have 10 confirmed so when you know if you are going to go please let me know so I can count you in. We need to have a head count 48 hours before the show.

For those of you who have not been there before you may opt to purchase dinner and the ticket to the show, or just purchase a ticket to the show with drinks, or desserts or nothing else, it is up to you. The prices for meals start around $10.00 each and go up to $16.00 each. The cost for a show ticket is $24.00 per adult, $22.00 per senior, $16.00 per child.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. if you are not bringing a car for the picture. .

It should be a great night and I hope many of you can attend. It will be a good way to kick off the club's New Year.

If you have any questions or want to RSVP please call or email me.

NEXT FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE NIGHT
Our next Friday night get together will be Friday, Feb. 6. We will meet at the Route 6 Grillhouse in Glenwood. As usual we will meet at 6 p.m.

Then our next Friday night get together will be at the Silt Cafe on Friday Feb. 20. Again we meet at 6 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY MORNING BREAKFAST FEB. 8 AT THE RIVERS IN GLENWOOD
We will meet at the Rivers on Sunday morning Feb. 8 at 10:00 a.m. for our Feb. breakfast.

REMINDER OF OIL AND AIR FILTERS
Please remember that we have had a bunch of oil and air filters donated to the club for the members use. I have NAPA numbers for each so if you can find out what NAPA filters your car or cars will need let me know and we may have some you can use.

2015 CALENDARS
We have the calendars now printed and available, some of you have told me you want one and I have those for you. For the rest, if you would like one please either let me know or you may order directly from Copy Copy in Glenwood. Cost of the calendars if you order at the store is $15.95, if you get them through me they will be only $15.00.

DUES
By this time you who get email newsletters have received the dues notice. If you do not get a newsletter by email you will have a notice in this newsletter attached. Please consider continuing with the club and enjoying what it has to offer. As in the past, we will begin planning events including our annual car show, if any of you have suggestions for activities the club may become involved in please let me know. Lifetime members do not need to worry about the dues.


I cannot believe it is already Feb. It will be car show season before you know it. Moab is only 3 months away. If you are needing information on the Moab show you may go to moabaprilaction.org or you may call me for information and registration forms.

If any of you know of other shows that are coming up early in the season please let me know as I am now compiling the 2015 schedule of shows and events.

CRUISE SAFELY