- Tuesday - July 10th
- For the early
birds: Downtown Wauseon Car Cruise, Crosley dominated
and won 3 of the 4 door prizes.
- Wednesday - July 11th
- Kick-off Breakfast - I didn't take this trip but
those that did said it was a good time and hope it is an
Trip to Snooks Dream Cars - cars from the 30’s to the
60’s - the group that went was led over by a Crosley
convertible from California, lots of nice cars.
- Thursday - July 12th
- Board of
Directors meeting -
Several new directors were nominated for the elections
on Saturday, plans for the 50th anniversary of the club
next year were discussed. Membership and treasury are
doing fine. A new Editor was announced and will be
mentored as long as needed by current Editor. Full
report in next Quarterly.
- Crosley kids
craft time with Debbie, was very well attended and
enjoyed by kids of all ages.
- Fulton Manor
nursing home cruise - one of the biggest turn outs we
have had only two break downs.
- Jammin with
talented club musicians led by Alex Wagner, bring your
own instrument and join in - We could have used a few
more musicians but those that attended had a good time.
- Farmo (bingo)
with Debbie - Always fun and a chance to sit down out of
- Keystone region's
road rally to downtown Wauseon and Tiny’s Dairy Barn -
biggest ever turn out 49 cars, at least one breakdown
but only a water pump coupler.
- Fireside Chat in
the camping area, sponsored by Yankee Crosley Part’s -
nice circle of friendly conversation. No one wanted to
get to close to the fire after a hot day.
- Friday - July 13th
- Crosley kids craft
time with Debbie - lots of great comments from parents
and grandparents on how much the kids look forward to
- CAC trading post
had some bargains and found new homes for a bunch of
- Silent Auction:
Very large in number of items.
- Flea Market and
Craft Show were a little down in vendors but still a
bunch of Crosley parts to pick from. Several cars
- Crosley Pinewood
Derby - our 2nd annual and a good time, room for some
more competitors next year.
- Crosley Games on
the track, directed by Cody - Always draws a crowd, we
do have fun with our cars. I think I may have some
photos worthy of blackmail.
- Annual Banquet
with hors d'oeuvres. I heard numbers of around 175
in attendance, food was good and plenty of it.
- Saturday - July 14th
- Show Field opened
with each car photographed, it was reported that 114
cars were on the field which is a record. I counted at
least another 20 in the flea market, parked or being
driven around the grounds plus a few I knew that had to
- Crosley kids craft
time with Debbie - extra day was added and requests for
even more kid friendly activities.
- Flea Market and
Craft continued, I heard of one PreWar that changed
hands before the show and won it's new owner a trophy.
- Silent Auction -
lots of happy bidders and lots of money raised to help
pay for the meet.
- Annual Meeting and
Awards ceremony was held - President Dave was reelected
for another year and 2
new directors elected. Short business meeting and
reports from regional representatives. The 2nd Youth
Mechanic (Jackson) presented his finished car to the
membership and the 3rd Youth Mechanic (Ben) was
presented with his Project car by the previous owner who
donated it to the club. He has already had donations of
a pair of fenders and some other parts as well as doing
some horse trading for some other body parts he will be
needing. Our 1st Youth Mechanic (Lizzy) presented
a special award from one of our vendors to her Grand
Father for all his help in mentoring her through the
project. It was announced we already had project cars
lined up for number 4 and 5 Youth Projects and would be
taking applications for the number 4 Youth Mechanic this
Fall and Winter, with plans to present the 4th project
and Youth Mechanic at the 2019 meet. Then the trophies
were handed out to all the winners of the show, see the
next Quarterly for pictures and a complete list.
- Memorial picnic.
Our final meal of the week together to remember all the
fine Crosley guys and gals that have gone before
us. Unfortunately the list was long this year for
members that have passed on. Was a good finally to a
great week, with near perfect weather (could have been
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