March Inspection

March brings on more driving with our Model A’s and it’s always a great event to have our Technical Inspectors do a look over for any potential issues.

A check for working wipers, loose bearings and working horn to name a few items

A nice complete took kit was also on display thanks to Rick.

February Brunch

Our Brunch Meeting was held at The Twin Rivers Country Club with a great buffet and even greater views. A very upscale venue for our meeting with future plans confirmed for our 50th Club Anniversary in November followed by the Christmas banquet. Dave put on an impressive slide show presentation of a past trip they did out west in their Model A’s

The event wouldn’t have been complete without the passing of the Edsel award

Annual Bill & Mary Lee Poker Run

The Annual Bill & Mary Lee poker run was held and the weather was beautiful.  New rules on the game resulted in the poker pot climbing to $74.  by winning Ray Putnam was declared the club 2018 Card Shark.  Martha & Jerry Wilkins hosted the card game. Lunch and meeting was held at Victoria’s restaurant.  Rick & Lynn Calhoun hosted the lunch.

Nansemond Indian Reservation

The club toured to the Nansemond Indian Reservation and Mattonock Town in Suffolk and for lunch at Salvatore’s Pizzeria & Italian Ristorante.  Forcast for a near 100 degree heat index kept away all but three Model “A”s (one of which was air conditioned)

Battleship Wisconsin – April 2018

On April 21st, 2018 the Club took a tour aboard the Battle ship Wisconsin (BB-64) an 887 foot, 50,000 tons home to 2800 men during WWII

Battle ship Wisconsin (BB-64)

Not only was the tour of the Battleship nice, but so was the attached Museum

one of the Museum Displays

After the tour, the club sat down for a meeting and Lunch

Spring Safety Check – March 2018

Spring Safety Inspections 17 March 2018 With Spring here, it is always a good idea to check over your Model A for riding and touring. This is what we did for technical session – checking our members cars.

Running down the checklist

The major areas of interest during the check were:

  • Steering play
  • Tire condition
  • Leaks
  • Hoses
  • Belts
  • Wiper blade
  • Fan blade
  • Lights
  • Horn
  • Lug nut tightness
  • King pin play
  • Seat belts
  • Door latches
  • Fire Extinguisher



Safety check workshop had 12 Model A’s that turned out

Followed by a nice visit to Anna’s in Smithfield for Lunch and a meeting