Showing posts from November, 2013

240 Gordie Bonin Passes Away

It is with great sadness to forward the following message to the club. 
From - Jim Kennedy
"My fellow members, a recent supporter of our club and most recently, our “Bowties vs the World” Charity S/S, has left us. On November 29, 2013 in Las Vegas Nevada, “240” Gordie Bonin passed away.
I met up “240  Gordie” a few times over the years and followed his drag racing exploits for a long time, even when he was active though the 90’s. The club had the pleasure to have “240” appear at our 2012 Show n Shine, he signed autograghs & assisted the club in obtaining some autographed photos from his friends for our silent auctions, - he even brought out the restored Front engine dragster that started it all for him, for our show.. He was given the “240” title when he constantly ran his Nitro Fuel Funny Cars at 240 M.P.H or faster. he was the 1st to obtain that speed quicker than anyone else in that class at the time. I had received many e-mails from him since 2012 & he was often thin…

November 2013 Meeting Minutes

Here are the minutes from the November meeting, in case you missed out and want to catch up.

Meeting started November 6, 2013 @ 7 p.m 10 members present

Discussion held on the past October’s meeting & Treasurer Report from Oct. Included ,the October’s minutes & Treasurer’s report were widely accepted & passed by the members present..

1- Treasurer’s report for November was presented  and accepted by all present.
2- Upcoming Raffle was briefly discussed, The tickets will be ready & GIVEN OUT to all members at the December meeting/Christmas Dinner & at the January meeting..
Tickets are a book of 30 tickets & sell for $2.00 each OR 3 for $ 5.00 ( SELL, SELL,SELL)
The Prizes are as follows : 1st- 1955 Full Metal pedal car 2nd- a 1957 Chevy front nose Wall hanging 3rd- A $ 100.00 Gas Card… Draw date is at the 2014 Bowties vs the World S/S on August 23/2014..

3- A short report was given on the October “Quick Times” swap meet, The event was well attended and l…

Annual 567 Club Christmas Dinner

It's that time of year - and for the club's Annual Christmas Supper.

 This year the supper will be December 4, 2013 at Blackjack's Roadhouse around 6:30pm, 18+ Only please.

The cost is $28.99 per person, which includes GST and manditory large-group gratuity.  Payment will be accepted at the door, and there will be prizes.. not to mention the great food we've all come to enjoy from Blackjack's. A cash bar will be available so be sure to have a little extra on hand.

This event is open to all paid members and legal-aged members of their families.

Please contact Don Cornish before November 30 to RSVP for headcount purposes.  1-780-929-2937