March 2017 Meeting Minutes

Guests

  • Johnny with ’58 red panel bug, Frankenbug- been driving air cooled since late 90s.
  • Brandon Demont, ’85 Vanagon Westphalia

 

Announcements

  • Preregistration for the Show and Shine is now open! Check it out and let us know if you have any problems or questions.

 

Upcoming Events

  • Thursday nights- Air Cooled Express- Bennington
  • World of Wheels March 17-19- See Randy’s Dad’s beautiful car.
  • Spring Cruise Ideas – Meet at Baxter (Westroads), cruise out to Fremont then back roads to Greg’s. April 30/Sunday- Rain or shine. Club pays for meat- BYO side dish.
  • Spring Campout – May 5th and 6th, Waubonsie State Park, Nebraska City
  • Show & Shine – June 17th, Louisville, NE

 

  • MoKan Volksweston – May 20th
  • Bug o Rama – Wichita, may 20th
  • Bandimere, CO – July 9th huge swap meet, show, drag racing
  • VWs on the Green – May 21st, Clement Park, Littleton, Colorado
  • Cars and Coffee Events – starting up soon, HyVee and Pinnacle Bank
  • Springfield Days car show – June 10th, 10:00am – 3:00pm. Lots of events. Free registration. Contact Brian at 402-813-4461 to register. Can also register day of show.
  • Wahoo Swap Meet – April 9th.
  • Fremont swap meet – June 24-25th, probably biggest in the state
  • Wahoo Swap Meet– Apr 9
  • Fremont Swap Meet– July 24-25
  • Johnny owns a venue, -Bellevue DAV- Doing show in June. Mainly Mopars but open to everything. More details to come.
  • Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed – Now open on Saturdays. Regular admission price. Let’s plan a cruise sometime mid-late summer.

 

 

Event Report

  • Rocky Manginelli – Great weather, good time, biggest ever- need more volunteers next year

 

VVWCA

  • If anyone is interested in VVWCA memberships let me know. For our show insurance, we need to have at least 6 active members. As a club, we went ahead and paid for those memberships upfront, so we have memberships to sell or give away. If you’re interested let me know, otherwise we’ll save them for prizes.

OVWC Show

  • Camp site update from Ron – 8 full pads taken out of 20 pads, starting to collect money. Half pad $24, full pad $48- Getting Canfield’s gift card for Best Campsite Winner.
  • Sponsorships
    • Updated the OVWC website with sponsors for this year.
  • Design related things
    • All of our ads are out
    • Rob as of about midnight received a pin design from me so he’s taking care of that.
    • Plaques are in progress
    • Need to create show posters
    • Need to get shirt design prepped to send. Will have to wait until the end of registration. Mike, would you be able to help with that again?
    • Need to get new ballots made with new classes
  • After show picnic
    • No set start time, can head over right after show but will wait to get going until volunteers can make it.
    • Free (besides park admission)
    • Food provided
    • Drinks like water, lemonade and tea provided
  • Charity
    • Louisville Ball Parents Association, new ball field complex.
    • Need to make sign for show
  • Orphan cars? Decided to allow VW family cars in (Porsche, Audi, etc).

 

 

Tech Help/Open floor

  • Sean’s 69 Beetle had an interesting issues. Apparently some 68-72 cars use later style e brake cables for undetermined reasons.
  • Jeff – Making custom caliper brackets. Greg made his out of wood and had them machined. Johnny knows a guy at Hot Shops that can do metal casting, and even glass castings for light lenses.

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