Cool Cruiser's Newsletter





July 02, 2019   

Cool Cruisers Car Club                                                                                               Issue 362          

3149 S. 3rd St. Springfield, IL 62703                                



Good turnout, 41in attendance - Thanks everyone.


New cruise-in on Wednesday July 17th at Motorheads 5:30-8:30, see you there.




Next membership meeting August 6h VFW Old Jacksonville Rd @ 7:00 PM.


For all cruise-ins registration will open approximately 1 hour before the start of the cruise-n.


July's Members Meeting:  John Carpenter called the 362nd Members' Meeting of the Cool Cruisers Car Club to order at 7:02 PM. 


To help celebrate the club’s 30th anniversary Mike Cantrall reported that there will be cupcakes at the July 27th car show.


Board chair Archer wished everyone a happy and safe 4th of July.


 J.C. gave the Treasurer's Report.   Spent some, still have some.  Also, Mike Cantrall audited the checkbook January through June, in order. Thanks J.C. and Mike.


Once again Mary Ann blessed us with words of wisdom:

. A person must be big enough to admit their mistakes, smart enough to learn from them and strong enough to correct them.


John Archer reported the website is current.


J.C. gave an update on the car show; Al trophy sets, and T-Shirt ads are sold, Will order everything next week. Marcia has gotten many nice raffle items.  Thanks J.C. and Marcia.


During the fair starting Governors day August 14 through Sunday August 18 there will be a vehicle display on Grandstand Av. and Illinois Av., Mike Hall is in charge and will have sign up forms at our upcoming events.  If interested on displaying, see Mike for either more information or to sign up. 


July’s Birthdays:  Jerry Landreth, Marcia Allen and Marilyn Locascio. Happy Birthday!


Celebrating their anniversary in July:  Lisa and Bill Motika and Angela and Duane Weiss. On Sunday July 14, from 1-4 PM Angela and Duane will be celebrating their 60th anniversary with a reception at the Cantrall United Methodist Church on Rt. 29.  No gifts but cards are welcome.



New Business:

The June 22nd cruise-in at Motorheads had 91 registered vehicles, great turnout.  John Carpenter thanks all the volunteers for the great amount of time they put in for making everything work.


For the first 4 2019 cruise-ins there were 360 registered vehicles compared to 210 for the first 4 in 2018.


At the July 6th cruise-in at Steak N Shake there will be a Rockabilly contest with the theme of Diner Girl, should be interesting.  Also, the S.C.V.B./Storytellers Studio Videography will be there to record the event to be used to promote car events in Springfield.


At the June Board Meeting the board established a 2019 Charity Committee consisting of an officer, a board member and a club member with a 2019 budget of $1500.00 dollars.  The officer is Mike Cantrall and board member Jeff Wolfe, needing a club member and Mike Hall volunteered to be the club member.  John Archer made to motion to approve the $1500.00 dollar budget, seconded by Jerry Landreth and approved by the membership.


The Christmas Party Committee consisting of Deb Pellegrini, Jane Mihalich, Sindy Landreth and Jack Germann has been established.  There will be a report at the next meeting.  Thanks


Trivia: Another good one - Thanks Kathy.     


Drawings:  Bill Motika won the $20.00 drawing.


Adjournment:   John Archer and Jeff Wolfe made the motion and seconded. All left


Corporate Sponsors for 2019 are: Auto Zone, Steak N Shake & Dustin Sheurman Farmers Ins. 217-544-0525

Platinum Sponsor for 2019 is: Phil Novak

Gold Sponsors for 2019 are: Vern's Auto, Phoenix Collision & Service Master DSI

Silver Sponsor for 2019 are: Golden Corral and Bedrock Farms

Thank you all for your support.



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

Vice President: Mike Cantrall: 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                  


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