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January-March 2017 Newsletter

Meetings Reminder

Sunday, January 15th, 2:30 pm
Sunday, February 19th, 2:30 pm – BAKE SALE! Bring your goodies/craft items.
Sunday, March 19th, 2:30 pm
Location: Lion’s Club, 420 6th Avenue, Three Rivers, MI

The feature for the 57th Annual Show will be Case.

Weather Alert

Our meetings will be cancelled if, on that day, the State or County closes roads due to weather conditions. Club officers have the option to cancel a meeting due to bad weather even if the roads aren’t officially closed. If you have questions, call Tim Rossman at 269-651-4878 or David Machan at 269-625-7232.

New in 2017

If you are a lifetime member, you will not be receiving a card each year as in the past. in 2017, you will be receiving a “lifetime membership card,” good for your lifetime. If you lose it or it’s destroyed, contact the club and we’ll issue another one. It’s good for all club activities.

Dues

Dues are $1 for children 17 years and under, and $8 for all others. We operate on a calendar year basis. Dues can be paid by mail or at meetings. If we haven’t received your dues for 2017 by April 1st, you will not receive future newsletters. You must be a paid member to vote.

To pay dues by mail, make a check out to St. Joe Valley Old Engine Association, and mail it to Judy Hollister, 3220 Detroit Road, Niles, MI 49120.

For Sale Items

To place a sale item in the newsletter, contact Judy Hollister at the above address or by email at sjvoeajudyh@gmail.com or phone at 269-683-9537.

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers

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July Newsletter

MEETINGS REMINDER:
SATURDAY July 16 7:00 pm
SATURDAY August 20 7:00 pm
No September meeting
Location: Lion’s Club House,
420 6 th Ave., Three Rivers, Mi.

SHOW GROUNDS CLEAN-UP:
Come one-come all July 30 th to prepare the grounds and food shop for the show. Bring a dish to pass for lunch. If needed, we will finish up on July 31st.

TRACTOR SHOW:
This year’s show is August 5th , 6th , & 7th featuring Ford & Fordson.

TRACTOR TOUR:
The tractor tour will take place August 4th.
Registration will take place Wed. Aug. 3 rd from 6:30–7:30 PM and Aug. 4 th 7:00-7:30 AM at the food shop. Several stops are planned on the 44 mile ride. Contact Terry Bowlby (269-476- 2724) or Duane Hollister (269-683- 9537) for more information or pre-registration.

SOMETHING NEW AT THE SHOW:
An artist will be taking donated old tractor parts and transforming them (via welding) into figures, statues, and whatever at the tractor show. These will be sold/auctioned. The artist will donate the proceeds to our club. Let’s support him and our club! See what you can “dig up” and bring those old parts as soon as possible when the show starts.

HERITAGE FESTIVAL, BURR OAK:
The events are held July 29-31. The parade is July 30 at 11:00. Line up is at the ball field at 10:00.
There is a pot luck dinner Saturday at the railroad park after the parade for anyone.

A BIG “THANK-YOU”:
The Kitchen committee at the swap meet would like to thank each and everyone who helped in the kitchen at the Swap Meet. Everything went very well with so much good help. The show is coming up in August. We are asking for help at the show. If you are interested in helping please give me a call 269-651-3919 (Dolores Stemen).

CENTREVILLE FAIR:
Fair week is Sept 18-24. You MUST exhibit at the show in order to bring a tractor/display to the fair. Sign up at the show registration booth.

FOR SALE:
1966 International Harvester Cub Cadet Hydrostatic 123 “Collectors Tractor” Serial No. 209392 with 1973 Kohler Engine Serial No. C041055 12 hp engine. It has 48” mower deck.
$800 O.B.O.
Contact Dennis Strauss, 269-422- 2374.

Mechanical Transplanter Fruit and Vegetable Planter, “pull type”, good condition.
$450.00 O.B.O.
Contact Dennis Strauss, 269-422- 2374.

1937 Allis Chalmers WC unstyled. Restored and running.
$1500 or O.B.O.
Call 269-435- 8008.

To place an item for sale in the newsletter, contact Judy Hollister at 269-683- 9537 or email at sjvoeajudyh@gmail.com.

Judy Hollister
Membership Secretary