About the Edmonton 567 Car Club

Previously known as the Fifty 567 Club, the Edmonton and Area 567 Club is one of several regional chapters of the parent group (567 Car Club) originally ofunded in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The roots of our Club began in the 1970's among the various chapters that were "dotted" all over the Western Canadian provinces.

In the year 1999, the Edmonton Fifty 567 Club (as it was then known) had played Host to the last "Western Canadian Meet", A weekend long event that brought Tri-5 Members from all over Western Canada to one location. This event had a convention, car show, swap meet & Beer! That was the Last one ever, as shortly after this event, the Head office that was based in Saskatoon had folded..

However, the Edmonton Chapter decided to "carry on" with our beloved Tri-5's and formed what is now "The Edmonton & Area 567 Club". Many Thanks go out to our former President, Claude Lavoie, who envisioned the idea of keeping the Tri-5 Interest in the Edmonton area going.. The main goal in our Group is to maintain the Support, Promotion, Restoration & Preservation of the Great Chevrolets from 1955, 1956 & 1957 including the Chevy/GMC trucks, Corvettes & Pontiacs of this Fantastic Time period.

We are Dedicated to the Tri 5's Chevys of the FIFTIES !! You may have seen our Club at various Swap meets around Central Alberta.. The Edmonton & Area 567 Club today has a long maintained membership and is steadily growing ! We currently have members from all over this Great province and new members are always welcome!

Having a Tri-5 Vehicle is not a requirement to be a member of this prestigious organization, but rather if you have an interest in, and a nostalgic love for, CARS with Chrome - this club is for you.  We hold a regular monthly meetings & present several events though-out the year, including shop/garage tours, BBQs, Cruises, an Annual Swap Meet & of course the Annual Charity Show N Shine, which is held every August..

On occasion we present a series of Charity Drag races called "The All Chevy Shoot-out" with the net Proceeds generated going to various groups such as STARS & the Kids with Cancer Society, This Drag Race Event is also combined with a Show n Shine and other Cool activities for the whole family.. The original Drag Race feature had to stop due to ever raising costs that we as a group could not afford, but the Show n Shine portion has carried on and is continued today.  "Bowties vs the World", established in 2000 is currently held at the Canadian Tire location on 132 Ave/Fort Road (details on the right sidebar) This event has everything for everyone and "pits" all makes & models of vehicles on display. All makes and models are welcome, including vehicles not considered part of the Tri-5. It's a charity event and in good fun - so show off your pride and joy.

If you are interested in joining a form will be made available soon, however you can inquire about dues, benefits and anything else by contacting Jim by phone @ 780-473-4559, or by email at <a href="mailto:jskennedy@shaw.ca">jskennedy@shaw.ca</A>

The Edmonton & Area 567 Club - Keepin' the Tri-5 Alive!


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