September Minutes

The Edmonton & Area 567 Club September meeting minutes
      Start @ 7 p.m   New West Hotel Conference room   16 members present

The members welcomed a new member Terry Olander & the Interm Prez. Jim K. reviewed the August minutes, the minutes were then accepted by all members present.
The club account was presented by the club treasurer and it reflected on the outcome from the Show n Shine.. The account is in excellent standing & the report was accepted by all members present.. A “breakdown” on the Show N Shine costs and results to be discussed at the October meeting..

The 19th Annual Bowties vs the World:
We held the event on August 24 @ the NAPA Auto parts store at 111 Ave/173 St. The total number of entrants that entered was 126, that was the third best entrant count in the 19 yrs. that we have had this event.. The award results are posted on the club’s website along with some event photos.. We generated close to $ 2600.00 for our charity fund after all the Bills have been paid.. Next year’s event date has not been selected as of yet BUT we know it will be held in late August 2020..
The members are asked to select on the October meeting which Kid’s charities that the funds will be donated to.. Combine the spring swap meet “take” & the $$$ from the Show n Shine, we should be able to donate over $4600.00 to our selected charities.. The charity and amount to each selected charity to be decided..

Calendar Photo shoot:
This will be held at Dawson’s Motors on Sept.8/2019.. Jim has a list of 13 members interested to bring out their “rides” for this. The photographer is Mr. Ray Johnson from Millet and we have numerous ladies interested in appearing for the “shoot”.. Norm M. to pursue the sponsors for the 14 month calendar.. Plan is to have 1000 printed @ $10.00 each.. All monies generated will be directed to our Kid’s fund “pool”..

Edmonton Civic Employees Mini car show:
We have been asked to participate in a Mini car show along with members from the Edmonton Street Rod Association on Sept. 27 @ the Nova Hotel.. This will be between 11:00 a.m till 1 p.m approx.. A seven course meal will be provided by the Retirees to all members that bring their vehicles out..

Swap meet info:
The club will be attending the Capital Region Swap meet in Stony Plain on Sept.28, Along with our booth there will be several club members participating.
October 12 sees the Club at the “Quick Times” Swap meet in Red Deer…
Early discussion on our own Swap Meet to be “touched on” at October meeting…

Club is seeking New Minute recorder:
Bernie M. has “stepped” aside from his position & the club is now seeking a member to record our minutes at each meeting..

Annual Christmas gathering:
This year’s Club Christmas dinner is to be discussed at the October meeting..

Parts For Sale or needed:
Norm. M is looking for a Tri-5 body for a stock car or mud racer project.
Jim K. has a rear window for a ‘55/’56 sedan and a couple pair of BBC valve covers up for grabs, they are in black, one pair is ‘embossed’ with the word Chevrolet and the other pair has a Chevy Bowtie on each cover..

The winners of our monthly draw were not recorded, SORRY ‘bout that !!

Meeting ended at 8:10 P.M               Next meeting is October 2/2019 at the New   West Hotel conference room located @ 151 St/111 Ave ..
Minutes recorded by ?????


Winners At Bowties vs the World

The 19th Annual Bowties vs the World Show n Shine results August 24/2019 @ NAPA Auto Parts (111 Ave/173 St) 
 126 total entries 

All Years Truck – Sponsored by Maximum Mechanical
Winner – Kelvin Magera 1936 Chevy P/U R/U – Henry Lipka 1935 Chevy P/U

Best of the pre 50’s – Sponsored by National RV Siding
Winner – Bob Simpson 1946 Chevy Fleetline R/U – Bruce Cranston 1923 Model T

Best of the Tri-Five Era – Sponsored by Greasy D’s Rod & Kustom
1955 winner – Les Hastey, 1956 winner – Hank Gulaga, 1957 – Mike DeRegt

Best of the 50’s – Sponsored by Street Iron Kustoms
Winner – Buck Sackman 1956 Chevy 4 Dr. R/U – Robert Waite 1959 Pontiac

Best of the 60’s – Sponsored by Cougar Paint & Collision
Winner – Doug Kant 1965 Pontiac LeMans R/U – Brett Stevens 1968 Shelby

Best of the 70’s – Sponsored by Certified Radio
Winner – Silvia Janzen 1970 Nova R/U – Wendy Richer – 1970 Camaro

Best of Modern Street (1980-Present) – Sponsored by Headwind Automotive Solutions
Winner – Wes Track 2010 Dodge Challenger R/U – Harvey VanSemmler 1987 Firebird

The Edmonton & Area 567 Club Best member’s vehicle – Sponsored by Roy Marko’s Garage
Winner – Jim Kennedy 1955 Chevy R/U – Doug Joliffe 1955 Chevy

Single Award results :

Best Engine Detail –Sponsored by Pro-Stock Performance & Machine
Winner - Wes Track 2010 Dodge Challenger

Long Distance – Sponsored by Competition Insurance
Winner – Don McGowan Red Deer AB.

Best Future Project – Sponsored by Dawson Motors
Winner – Gordon Track 1968 Olds Cutlass

Best Rat-Rod – Sponsored by Ryerson Metals/ Jim Lamb
Winner – Vinnie Shankar 1929 Chevy

Special Interest – Sponsored by RonJen Automotive Cosmetics
Winner – Tony Bombino 1939 Jaguar

Best Early Hot-Rod ( Pre 1950’s) – Sponsored by Keith’s Water Services
Winner – Harold Properzi 1938 Ford

Best All Years small car – Sponsored by Nitromaniac TV
Winner – Harold Wengrun 2004 Ford T-Bird

Best Competition/Pro-street Vehicle – Sponsored by Route 99 Street Diner
Winner – Marcel Fortin 1966 Chevy II

Best Motorcycle – Sponsored by NAPA Auto Parts
Winner – Norman Messervey 2018 Trike

Best Of Show – Sponsored by Prath Trophy & Awards
Winner – Dave Scragg 1970 Pontiac GTO

Entant Cash draw - Megan & Andy Whitehouse Sherwood Park AB.

Bi-Annual Raffle – Dewalt Drill/Impact driver set – Alvin Ewanchuk Edmonton AB.

Nostalgia Metal Beverage Cooler – Paul Stewart Red Deer AB.

$50.00 Visa Gift card – Joe Hurst Edmonton AB.

NAPA Tool Chest – Kery Samardzija Edmonton AB.

 Thank-you to all our Sponsors & To All that supported our Cause !!

August Meeting Minutes (For Information Only)

The Edmonton & Area 567 club August meeting
Start @ 7 p.m New West Hotel conference room 18 members

Review of July meeting minutes by V.P Shawn G. and accepted by all present.

Treasurer’s report was not given as our treasurer was away.

Bowties vs the World 2019:

Reminder that we require volunteers for ballot counting & various other duties at the event.  Shawn has Car Brite products once again to be presented to the award winners. On site masseuse, located in vendor row. New contest this year is the “Ballon Shaving” contest plus Danchuck from California has supplied us with “goodie bags” for all 567’s that enter. Pre event BBQ at Jim’s house on August 17 (burgers and brats). Bring pot luck style deserts if you can.

The event is slated for August 24, lots of interest to this event, NAPA to provide a Tool Chest for a draw. Silent auction, Contests & many more..

Western Canada meet:

Reported 105 attendees (mostly 567 vehicles), some others types were invited to attend.. Event went well & weather was ok.. Some event “swag” was sold out..

Garage tour @ Roy Marko’s:

Roy had a BBQ along with a garage tour that was attended by 8 club members. After the session, most of them “cruised” to the 149 St A & W St Albert’s annual “Rockin’ August” is this week, events all week long, show n shine on Saturday & Street dance on Friday night.

The Calmar Burger cruise was held & the few that participated enjoyed the day.

Parts for Sale or needed :

Norm M. is looking for a tri-5 body for a stock car or mud racer project.

A ’55 Chevy Frame with motor & suspension is for sale.. it is high quality, price is $12,000.00 CDN Contact Tom Sweeney (sorry no contact # provided)

Roy M. has a Ford Convertible for sale.. Contact Roy for more info..

Jim K. has a Full rear window for a ’55 or ’56 sedan for sale. Plus various BBC valve covers (one set is a brand new Edelbrock package) Contact Jim for all the info.

50/50 draw:

Cash won by Leon V., 2019
GM performance catalogue won by Dave M.
Beverage cooler won by James ??

Minutes recorded by Bernie M Meeting ended @ 8 p.m
Next meeting is September 4 @ 7 p.m New West Hotel conference room


Meeting This Wednesday

Be There!

New West Hotel, August 7th, at 7pm.  All important meeting with many items to be discussed.

Come for dinner (you buy!) to socialize before at 6:15pm.


Cruise to Calmar

(Left to Right) Roy/Rebecca’s 56 Pontiac, Dougie Joliffe’s ‘55, Craig Shepperd’s ‘57 & Jim/Linda’s ‘55 lined up for the burgers & shakes cruise to Calmar’s Burger Joint. Great time had by all.

Next one, TBA

July Minutes for 567 Meeting

    The Edmonton & Area 567 club’s July meeting minutes
          New West Hotel conference room @ 7 p.m with 22 members present
Review of June’s meeting minutes by Interm Prez Jim K. & accepted by all members present.
Treasurer’s report was given & the account is outstanding, report accepted by all members present.
Club Swag:
 The new version of the club’s t-shirt is now available ($20.00 ea) & some ball caps are also available (mesh & non mesh type @ $20.00 ea.). See Jim for the “stuff”.
567 Western Canada Meet Re-union (July 11-13)
Brian C. is our rep for this event, approx. there are 8 members to attend from our club. A meet & greet on Friday nite, Saturday has a Breakfast, car show, swap meet & evening Social are planned.
Bowties vs the World:
August 24/9 am- 4 p.m, a volunteers ign up list was compiled at this meeting for various areas required.. Set-up is slated for 8 a.m & tear down shortly after 4 p.m. There will be a “after event” supper for all event volunteers once all is done. If it is a Rain out, we will hold the event on Sunday…NAPA has supplied a tool chest for a draw plus Certified Radio has 2 GPS tracking devices for a draw as well plus our usual door prizes.. Fat Franks has confirmed their attendance as well. Some unique items for the Silent auction too.. Plus our pie eating contest, Ladies sparkplug changing contest, shop creeper drag races & Balloon shaving contest.

To all members that have outstanding raffle tickets & cash, Please get them to Jim ASAP !!! Raffle draw at the Show n Shine !!!!!!!

Sunday cruise to Calmar’s Burger shop is slated for July 21, meet at A&W on Hwy 60 @ 9:30 a.m, then we will head over to Devon, meet some members & head over to Calmar.

Upcoming show n shines in the area:
July 13 – Millet, July 14 – Viking, July 20 – Drayton Valley, July 24 – Legal & Lacombe.
BBQ @ Roys/Rebecca’s on July 6/2019 anytime after 4 p.m.. 13348-109A-Ave.
50/50 draw:
Cash won by Armand L, Muscle car book won by Dave M., GM parts catalog won by Sheldon M.
Meeting ended @ 8:10 p.m                    
Meeting minutes recorded by Bernie M.
Next meeting on August 7/19 at the New West Hotel conference room.


Good Sam Jamboree June 15

June 15- The members of the Edmonton & Area 567 club were invited to spend a day with “Good Sam” RV folks at the Rich Valley Agriplex. They have a general meeting week-end for all their members a couple times during the summer and they chose our group to blend in with their theme, which was the “good old 50’s”.

 Craig/ Vanessa Shepard ( 57 Chevy B/D) & Jim / Linda Kennedy ( ‘55 Chevy 210 ) were the members that came out and enjoyed the day’s events. A very good time was had by all, which included bathtub races, draws,  a sock-hop & just a good time.
here are some photos of the day that we indured, and enjoyed.

GM Show and Shine

Photos from the GM show and sine on June, 23, 2019 Our Edmonton and Area 567 club members were there.

Keeping the Tri 5 Alive


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Thank you to all of our many sponsors: Keeping the Tri 5 Alive here in Edmonton and Beyond.

Our Thanks to all our sponsors! Keep the Try 5 Alive and support these fine businesses

NAPA Auto Parts

Street Iron Kustoms

Precision Performance

Maximum Mechanical Repair

Competition Insurance Inc

Cougar Paint & Collision

Nitromaniac TV's Drag Files

Pro Stock Performance
Quick Times Magazine

A&W Drive Thru Restaurants

Prath Trophy Distributing Ltd

Route 99 Diner - Edmonton

Greasy Ds Rod and Kustom

National RV Siding

Headwind Solutions

Roy Marko's Garage, YouTube

                                                             Dawson Motors LTD

 Ryerson Metals Ltd.,

Certified Radio 

RonJen Automotive Cosmetics Ltd


Important Update

The request for our Car club to appear at the “Good Sam Jamboree’' for June 16 has been changed to Saturday June 15 but the time is between 10 a.m to 1 p.m in Rich Valley AB.

I been told that they will provide lunch for us.. Let’s get to-gether to cruise out there !!!   Meet @ 9:00 a.m at the Achison A & W then “criuse” out to Rich Valley.

To confirm your appearance please call me so I & they know how many are comin’..Jim



Meeting Minutes May, 2019

The Edmonton & Area 567 Club May general meeting minutes
Held on May 1st at 7 p.m 16 members present Start time 7 p.m

Review of April meeting minutes by interm Prez. Jim K. & accepted by all members present.

Club bank account was reported by the treasurer and account in very good standing, the report was accepted by all members present.

Swap meet report:
We had 66 vendors for $2640.00 & at the gate we received $ 2800.00 ( approx..560 adults), 22 kids @ $2.00 ea. for $44.00, plus table rental $370.00.. The final total is $ 5854.00..Venue rental cost us $2520.00. Leaving us $3334.00 !!! which will be deposited in the Charity fund with the earnings from our Charity raffle & the proceeds from our Charity Show n Shine on August 24.. This year we only rented ½ of the venue & this was a great decision on our part, the area was well attended by vendors & shoppers… Nothing but positive response from all involved. Stay tuned for next year !!

Raffle report : 

As of to-day $800.00 earned, projected to be $2000.00 in total. Draw date is August 24 at the Bowties vs the World show n shine. We need more tickets sold $2.00 each, only 1000 printed. There are 3 prizes offered…

A local off duty police officer found a 567 club hitch cover on the YHT near Sherwood Park.. If you have lost one, see Jim. K..

Calendar Photo shoot is slated for Sept. @ Dawson Motors ( 97 St/129 Ave). slated for 3-6 hours with a prof. photographer. The date & time TBA. Require 8-10 member’s vehicles. See Norm or Jim.

Club apparel was discussed, two prices for club t-shirts & jackets were researched. Two prices arranged were from $14.25 to $17.00 each for full color black t-shirts, larger sizes (ex. XXL) are a little more. Final Decision made @ June meeting. Other items mentioned were club hoodies $38.00 -$41.00 & jackets (spring/summer) w/embroidery logo on front and full club logo on back - $110.00.

Norm M. has info on “barrel Chairs” (made out of 45 gal. steel barrels) with upholstered seats & painted any way you require. See him about them.

Buy & Sell : Roy M. has a friend selling a pipe bender, metal brake & various sheet metal items for sale. 

Jim K. has his 1999 GMC Shortbox C/C dually up for sale.

Added note: the folks @ Millenium Place have moved us up on the ladder as #3 from seniority. And have promised us that Easter Saturday is held for us for next year.

50/50 draw
Doug J. won the cash, Vern H. won pr. Mech. Gloves & Laurie C. won the GM Perf. Catalogue.
Meeting ended @ 8:15 p.m Next meeting June 4/2019 @ New West Hotel
Minutes recorded by Bernie M..
To ALL MEMBERS, PLEASE SELL YOUR RAFFLE TICKETS !! and return the sold stubs/cash to Jim… RAFFLE Deadline is AUGUST 24TH


Edmonton and Area 567 Club April Minutes

The Edmonton & Area 567 Club’s April general meeting minutes
April 3/2019 @ New West Hotel conference room with 23 members present

We welcomed new members Lionel & Vern Verhaeghe to the club !!!

March meeting minutes were read by Interm Prez. Jim K. & accepted by all present.

Treasurer’s report was given & club account is very strong… Report was accepted by all present as well.

Discussion on SVAA club insurance was addressed & widely accepted by all present. Edmonton and Area 567 Club saves money on this policy.
Our 3rdSwap meet was addressed & the aid of members to help in this event was well received. We require help on move in day from 1-9 p.m & area set-up (10.a.m Friday) plus at the admission gate, raffle spot, door security & relief in those areas for event date. Armand L. again has his church to donate 25 tables for the event, the club will donate $100.00 to the church for the use of their tables.

The A & W Rootbear to appear & the Global TV helicopter to fly over the venue before 10 a.m to aid in promotion of this event.

The club raffle is doing well after the Red Deer swap meet (100 tickets sold) & Jim asked all members that have raffle books,to please sell their share to make this successful for the benefit of the club.. They are Only $2.00 a ticket !!!
The special offer from A&W for their “VIP” promotion was accepted by the members present & Jim has sent in the info from our membership to them for the promo cards.

Discussion on applying for a Grant from either the City or the province was “touched on” for support to next year’s Show n shine (our 20thyear). More to come on this topic. Rebecca & Jim are selected to work on this concept.

The club will be at the Stony Plain Swap meet to promote the club & sell raffle tickets at the club booth. 

Bowties vs the World:
August 24 is the date @ NAPA’s main store (111-Ave/172 St). Sponsorship opportunities for several awards are now being accepted.. Most of our past sponsors are returning & many thanks to them. We also require door prizes as well. The event poster is to be completed when ALL sponsors are accepted.. The Cruise calendar has our event in it already. The registration fee remains the same and if Jim can get the award production cost at the same price as last year, that award cost will not change for the award sponsors.

Club calendar 2020:
Norm & Jim are working this concept, supported by all members (featuring their vehicles) discussion at the next meeting. Date & place for photo shoot should be finalized.. The possibility of using “models” on the shoots was also discussed, as is the Pro photographer to be used.. Last year was a “feeler’ for the idea & there is a large number of businesses with interest in being on this project for this year’s calendar.. 

Club jackets & Assorted Swag;
There is a large number of members interested in purchasing a club jacket (spring & summer style) plus the club has to get some club t-shirts as the current supply is getting low. Jim to get some prices & report at next meeting..
The Western Canada 567 meet:
There are a least 8-10 members interested in attending and representing the club. Continuing discussion on this topic at next meeting..

Buy & sell :
Don C. selling his 1955 B/A 2 door Hardtop & various other vehicles. You can reach him @ Ph.780-720-1696 for info
Eric J. looking for 1955 parts & has a 1955 B/A parts car to sell. Ph- ??????
New member Vern Verhaeghe has 1956 Chevy parts for sale Ph- ??????
New member Lionel Verhaeghe has 1957 Chevy parts for sale plus various one ton & ½ ton diffs for sale.. Ph- ??????
Norm.M. has various Chevy ralley wheels for sale, contact 780-951-0521 for info
Jim K. has a 1999 1 ton Crew cab/ short box dually for sale 780-473-4559 for info

50/50 draw:
Cash won by Dougie J. 2019 Gm parts catalogue won by Bernie M.
Meeting ended @ 8:10 p.m Next meeting @ 7 p.m, New West Hotel, May 1st
Minutes recorded by : Bernie M.

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