Cool Cruiser's Newsletter



March 05, 2019   

Cool Cruisers Car Club                                                                                               Issue 358          

3149 S. 3rd St. Springfield, IL 62703                                



We observed a moment of silence to honor the memories of Yogi Yoggerest, Ron Phillips, Tony Ley, Ronald Pond, Denzil Scales, R.L. Williamson, Darrell Elder, John Dyer and John Hall.


Another great turnout at the membership meeting - Thanks everyone.


Welcome to our guest of Larry Franke and Kim Beckett, hope you enjoyed the meeting and join the club.


Membership meeting April 2nd Golden Corral @ 7:00 PM.

Board Meeting at Chesapeake Restaurant April 30@ 6:30 PM.


March's Members Meeting:  John Carpenter called the 358th Members' Meeting of the Cool Cruisers Car Club to order at 7:00 PM. 


J.C. gave the Treasurer's Report.   Duane Weiss made the motion to receive, seconded by B.J. Taylor - accepted.


March birthdays:  Kathy Koopman - on the same date (St. Pats) every year.


Celebrating  an anniversary in March are:  Laura and Steve Clevenger their 15th.  Congratulations.


New Business:

Jim Mihalich gave a report on the February 16th Rolling Wheels road trip to the Mclintock's Saloon and Steakhouse in Standard City. 16 vehicles with 31 cruisers, a good time was had by all as food and service was very good.  See web site to read Jim's excellent wrap up report.  The next road trip is March 30 to Lewis & Clark Trail Center, Hartford Il.  Details on Web Site.


John C. reports that there will be 4 ways to win Dollars at our cruise-ins, 50/50, Poker Walk (best & worst hands) and 30th Anniversary drawing.  Attend and get some.


Future Events, Duane Weiss has one planned for May 14 with a rain date of May 16th at Capital Assisted Living - Carpenter and Walnut.  Let Duane know if interested in attending as he needs to inform them as Lunch will be provided.  Also, John C. has been contacted by staff from the Springfield Senior Center and Assisted Living in Auburn about having events at their locations.  John C.will get more information and let us know of the arrangements.


Bill Russell has been made an Honorary Board Member for 2019 for all of his years of service to the club and cruising community.


John C. is getting some additional sponsors to pay for having larger dash plaques for the events.

We will be having a drawing (from the vehicles registered) at each Cruise-In for the vehicle to be on the next Cruise-In dash plaque.


Mike Cantrall reported the 30th Anniversary events are progressing very well.  Past President names and pictures from many events over the last 30 years have been loaded to the web site, please check them out.


Trivia: Another great one - Thanks Kathy.     


Drawing:  Ed Van Der Wal won again. 3 out of the last five, Ed you need to play the Lotto.


Adjournment:   Ryan Miller the motion to adjourn, seconded by Sindy Landreth.  All gone.


Corporate Sponsors for 2019 are Auto Zone, Steak N Shake & Dustin Sheurman  Farmers Ins. 217-544-0525                    Thank you all for your support.



President: John Carpenter:       217-891-4910    Board Chairperson: John Archer: 217-787-4480

Vice President: Mike Cantral: 217-725-8548    V. B. Chairperson: Jim Mihalich:  217-891-3434

 Secretary:  Mary Ann Archer: 217-787-4480    B.J. Taylor:           217-361-6687                            

Treasurer: J.C. Hardy:             217-528-1590    Marcia Allen:        217-528-1590

                                                                             Jeff Wolfe:            217-971-5663

                                                                             Duane Weiss:        217-652-7202

                                                                             Jerry Landreth:     217-622-9417

                                                                             Mark Koster:         217-341-4531

                                                                             Jeff Whitehead:     217-836-4105      

                                                                             Bill Russell:          Emeritus




3149 S. 3RD STREET



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