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Christmas Wishes

We here want to wish you and all of your loved ones a Merry Christmas, and a safe & Happy Holidays during this hectic winter season from all the members and executives of the Edmonton & Area 567 Chevy Car Club.

Annual XMas Dinner

Earlier this month the club held it's Annual Christmas Supper at Blackjacks.  The event went over without a hitch and we want to give our deepest thanks to all members who participated, as well as Kate (our host) and Jovan (our chef) who ensured the entire evening was a success.

The next meeting will be on January 7, 2015 at Drillers Lounge in the Airways @ 7pm.

Once again, we want to wish all of you, as well as your loved ones a Merry Christmas as well as a Safe and Happy Holiday season

Annual 567 Club Christmas Supper Info

Just letting everybody know that this year's Annual Members-only Christmas Supper is on December 3rd at 7pm and will be located at Blackjack's Roadhouse in Nisku AB.  The club's private function will be held upstairs. There will be plenty of comradery as well as door prizes.

This event is 18+ and alcoholic beverages will be served at additional cost from the restaurant.  Price is $28 per plate and includes gratuity and tax.

The deadline to RSVP is November 20th - contact Don Cornish @ 780-929-2937.  No spots will be available at the door so be sure to RSVP in time.

(video) Drag Files - 2014 IHRA Rocky Mountain Nationals (Edmonton AB)

567 Club member Kellen Kennedy, who produces videos for partner Freak and Nitro TV, has a series where he personally films Drag Racing events and assembles music videos to coincide with them. To help ease the winter season, we will begin linking these videos here.

The following video is from the 2014 IHRA Rocky Mountain Nationals at the Castrol Raceway in Edmonton, AB.

Meeting Minutes for October 2014

The Edmonton & Area 567 Club October meeting Minutes
Start @ 7:14 P.M End @ 8:40 P.M 14 members present

Meeting chaired by Club Prez-Roy M. & Sept. minutes were presented to those in attendance & accepted.

1. Treasurer’s report was given, Balance was announced and we have a couple of “bills” to take care of, as of this date, But all is well!!!

2. Website views were a little down from 3,000 hits to approx. 2500 hits for the month of September..

3. Roy to contact the Amsoil Rep. to have him/her come out to a meeting and showcase the products..

4. No news on the “pending” Airways classic car run to be held this fall.. We are waiting for the Airways management to let us know what there plans are.. The season is getting away on us!!

New Business
1. Roy M. to look into a tour of the Kids with Cancer House for the club plus presenting them with our donation from the Event..

2. Red Deer swap meet on Oct.11. As usual we will have a few tables at the swap meet & our trailer will…

Meeting Minutes for September 2014

The Edmonton & Area 567 Club Sept. meeting held Sept.3/2014
15 Members in attendance          start- 7:00 p.m @ the Airways Lounge. Minutes recorded by Bernie M.
August minutes were reviewed by Roy M. ( Club Prez) & Accepted. The treasures’s report was given by Jim K. and widely accepted.
1 . Discussion on the August 23rd Show n Shine Donation to Kids with Cancer.     The group has decided to donate $2,500.00 to the Charity. There were 83 total entries, 5 vendors and lots of walkabouts, our show seemed to be heavily impacted by other events that weekend. The one area that causes concern is the Show N Shine that has moved their date to the same date as ours, this has occurred twice in 2 yrs.
 The group is open to suggestions on how to handle this. It is noted that for those who do support our event, that we keep the same time/date as we always have. Also we discussed the feasibility of maintaining a nominal car count (100 plus). And try to improve on a better access to view the entries…

Upcoming Events for Winter 2014 (October, November, December)

The following is a list of events for members and enthusiasts to bring their vehicles out to, located in the greater Edmonton Area for the coming month.

Bow-Ties vs the World Award Results

EDIT - apologies for forgetting one of our sponsors - special thanks (and humblest apologies) to Auto Appraisals by Trefko" and we hope not to make this same mistake twice.

A very nice day greeted all participants and visitors on August 23 for our annual Show and Shine for the Kids with Cancer Society.  80+ entries, including many first-timers and really cool vehicles of every make, model and year came out - including a V8 Powered Trike!

Below are the Award Results:

Peoples Choice Award (sponsored by Prath Trophy) - Dwayne Hryniw's 1030 Ford Model A

Best All Years Truck (sponsored by Competition Insurance Ltd)
1st - John Ryde's 1949 Ford Pickup
2nd - Henry Lipka's 1935 Chevy Pickup

Best Pre-1950's (sponsored by Competition Insurance Ltd)
1st - Steve Miller's 1932 Ford Roadster
2nd - Rhonda Beggs' 1934 3-Window Ford Roadster

Best Tri-5 Chevy (sponsored by Showtime Auto Refinishing & Accessories)
1955 - Jim Kennedy's 1955 210 2-Door Sedan
1956 - Gene…

Meeting Minutes for August 2014

Edmonton & Area 567 Club   August 6th,2014 Monthly meeting @ Blackjack’s Roadhouse ( Driller’s lounge Airways)  Start-7:10 p.m     End- 8:07 p.m ( ended early due to pending storm)       15 members attended                              Chaired by: Roy M ( Club Prez.)   Minutes taken by : Keith G. 1 – A quick discussion on two club activities, A members visit to the Seniors Home at Touchmark, located in Edmonton’ west-end & a shop tour at the Fountain Tire shop at Yellowhead Tr. /83 Street.. If you did not attend either one, you missed a good time.
2 – Reminder to all Members about the “Fifties” dance at Ma-Me-O beach on August 30th,Featuring the “Classics”.. See website for Info Poster..
3 – The Annual Club BBQ on August 17th @ Inglewood Community Hall was discussed.. Club to supply eats & drinks, Members asked to “potluck” deserts, however.
4-  Club Raffle update- Still some tickets & $$$  are outstanding, Final draw is on at the Event..
5 – Treasurer report given &…

Bow-Ties vs the World: All Vehicles Photos

There were some fantastic vehicles at this year's Bow-Ties vs the World - below are the entry photos of every vehicle that took part.  Thanks to everyone who participated and stay tuned for the results.

8th Annual Beulah Alliance Church Community Show and Shine - Sep 13


First Photos from Bow-Ties vs the World

Here are some of the first photos from last Saturday's 14th Annual Bow-Ties vs the World Show and Shine - the weather was great and everybody had a great time.  Stay tuned as more photos - including award results and funds raised will be announced here.
Click this post for the pics!

Gate Ave Petro Canada Show and Shine (Sep 6)


Upcoming Events for September 2014

The following is a list of events for members and enthusiasts to bring their vehicles out to, located in the greater Edmonton Area for the coming month.

14th Annual Bow-Ties vs the World Show and Shine - August 23

The Edmonton & Area 567 Car Club, in conjunction with  The Kids with Cancer Society, will be hosting it's 14th Annual Bow-Ties vs the World Show and Shine event at Northgate Mall (137 ave and 97st) on August 23, 2014.  If the event is rained out - the makeup date will be August 24.
Registration for the event will be from 9AM-12PM. The actual event will take place from 12-5PM.  Volunteers will be asked to arrive between 8-9AM to help with setup.
Show off your vehicle and compete with other hobbyists in the name of charity! Below are the competitive divisions and their sponsors.

Best of All Years Trucks - sponsored by Maximum Mechanical Repair LTD. Best of the Pre 1950s - sponsored by Competition Insurance Inc. Best of the Tri-5 (GM cars from 1955, 56 and 57) - sponsored by Showtime Auto Refinishing & Accessoried LTD. Best of the 1950's - sponsored by Street Iron Kustoms Best of the 1960's - sponsored by Cougar Paint and Collision Inc. Best of the 1970's - spons…

News Regarding Annual Devon BBQ

The Annual Club BBQ in Devon (scheduled one week prior to the Bow-Ties vs the World Show and Shine) has been RELOCATED.

The event has moved to the Inglewood Community Hall
August 17 2014
12525-116 Avenue

Festivities begin after 11am - and the grillin' will begin around 12:30ish.  Bring chairs, beverages (in enclosed containers), sides, dessert, etc.  There will also be 1/64 Hot Wheel Drag Races so bring your racers.

If you'd like to help in the set up - please contact Jim K at 780-473-4559.  We are looking for an additional BBQ to take the pressure off as well.

Additionally - if you have been distributing raffle tickets - you can turn them in (and the raised funds) during the event.

See you there!

Ma-Me-O Beach Hall Classics 50's Dance - August 30


Meeting Minutes for July 2014

The Edmonton & Area 567 July Monthly meeting @ BlackJack’s
Start time 7:15 p.m & end 8:45 pm 17 members present

Pro Stock 3rd Annual Show and Shine - August 16 (Edmonton)


Upcoming Events for August 2014

The following is a list of events for members and enthusiasts to bring their vehicles out to, located in the greater Edmonton Area for the coming month.

Meeting Minutes for June 2014

The Edmonton & Area 567 Club Monthly meeting  June 4,2014
12 Members in attendance - start: 7:25 p.m  @BlackJack’s Roadhouse
1.May meeting review by Jim K. ( who sat in for Roy M.) All accepted.
2.Treasurer’s Report was Given by Jim K. All Accepted. Note: The club is really counting on all members to sell their tickets,for the club’s sake!
3. Follow-up on shop tour to Fountain Tire on July 12th.. Jim to report on  July 2nd meeting with info ( time and location )

Shop Tour of Fountain Tire

To all members interested, Fountain Tire on Yellowhead and 82st (Edmonton) is offering a Shop Tour, complete with Q&A and BBQ on site on July 12 from 1-3PM

Contact Jim ( before July 9 for preparation purposes and to let him know of your interest

Stony Plain Canada Day Show and Shine - July 1


Upcoming Events for July 2014

The following is a list of events for members and enthusiasts to bring their vehicles out to, located in the greater Edmonton Area for the coming month.

chemco Show and Shine - July 19


July 8 - Edmonton & Area 567 Club Show and Shine at Touchmark Retirement Community


More Photos from the Indoor Custom and Rod Show

As you were aware, the Edmonton & Area 567 Club participated in a three day show this past weekend.  The club received lots of exposure and great feedback by those who stopped by to say hello.

Meeting Minutes for May 2014

Edmonton & area 567 Club May Minutes        May 7/2014      15 members present

Update from the Edmonton Indoor Customs and Rod Show

The Edmonton Indoor Customs and Rod Show made the Edmonton Sun website today - you can check out their gallery by clicking HERE.

Jim Kennedy's Chevy made the gallery today, more pictures coming after the event.

Mike Pettigrew also has his ride featured in the Edmonton Sun website - photos forthcoming.

Check the Club Out at the Edmonton Indoor Custom and Rod Show THIS WEEKEND

The Club is out keepin the Tri-5 Alive this weekend at Northlands (Edmonton Expo Centre) May 30, 31 and June 1 by showing off their prides and joy - feel free to stop buy and learn more about the club

Ticket PricesGeneral Admission: $16
60+: $14
Military: $12
Family Pack: 2 Adults, 2 Children 7-12: $36
Children: 7-12 $12
Children  6 and under: Free Dates & TimesShow Dates: May 30, 31 & June 1
Hours: Friday 3 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Check out the photos from Friday as members set up the 567 booth, If you're a member - feel free to come out and support the troop - if you're considering membership - come down and learn about the Club firsthand,
 Hope to see you there!

Upcoming Events for June 2014

The following is a list of events for members and enthusiasts to bring their vehicles out to, located in the greater Edmonton Area for the coming month.

Meeting Minutes from April 2014

Edmonton & Area 567 Club April 2nd Meeting Minutes                                                                                                                                                                                                 Start time: approx. 7 p.m            12 members present     Location : Blackjack’s Roadhouse                     1. March Minutes reviewed by the Prez/membership & passed.                      2. Treasurer’s report was given & passed by the membership present..                     3. Website status was given, lots of activity & close to 2000 visits this past month! Remind the membership to use the Swap n Shop section to their advantage..                     4. Quick Times swap meet in March was a good success for the club, we sold “lots” of raffle tickets & received lots of exposure on the Club itself..                         Special Thanks to Shawn, Don & Jim for all their work at the ‘meet...                      5. …