Frankfort Car Club, Inc.

P.O. Box 15, Frankfort. IL 60423

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Membership dues for 2023

The Board thanks the 2022 members who have paid their dues for 2023. If not, please mail your check for $ 25 payable to the Frankfort Car Club, PO Box 15, Frankfort, Illinois 60423. No need for a form, if your email address and general info is the same.

Or, see you at the Feb FCC meeting on Feb 8th with your check book.

Thanks Greg Andresen Membership Chair

 

 
 

The Frankfort Car Club donated $1000 to Navarro Farm on Saturday 11-12-22. Left to right Garry Ross FCC , Dave Mosier FCC,
Sherri and Damian Navarro, Kim Ogle FCC, Sharon and Chuck Ravetto FCC

 

 

The Frankfort Car Club donated $2000 for the Frankfort Food Pantry the month of October. We also donated $1000 to the Food Pantry last March. Left to right: Mike Hitton Supervisor, Chuck Ravetto FCC, Sharon Ravetto FCC, Steve Muransky, Supervisor, Dave Mosier FCC, Jim Moustis, Frankfort Township Supervisor.

 

 

 

Article - FCC at Frankfort Fall Fest

 By Larry Claypool 

Although weather did not look promising, several members arrived on Elwood street about 10am on Sunday of Labor Day weekend for our Car display. Chuck/Sharon Ravetto (Corvette); Ken Eyer (Thunderbird); Larry/Shelly Claypool (Subaru 360); and Dale/Bonnie Chapman (Chevy Street Rod). Member Lance Alden also was on hand. We all had a nice visit with each other as well as those who stopped by to see the cars. Around noon, several of us headed off to the parade marshalling area. There, several more FCC members were already in line- Joe & Ma Tanzillo (VW “Herbie”), Dan Colyer (Lincoln). Tommy Doyle (Mustang), Dennis Heywood (Model A Ford) Dino DeLuca (Corvette) and Wayne Lucht (Pontiac GTO). The parade staging area was new this year, and some glitches did occur- Tommy Doyle was first to arrive and was put in the numerical line up, while everyone who arrived later was directed to a side street. When it was time to move out, the side street cars were called first (out of numerical order), while Tommy was stuck back a few entries in the main line. Then Wayne’s GTO wouldn’t start- plenty of battery and gas, but no spark. The side street cars moved out, followed by a couple of other parade entries and finally Tommy in his Mustang. Just as mysteriously as it quit, the GTO started and ran perfectly, so Wayne and Tommy brought up the rear so to speak. All our entries were well identified as FCC entries with the magnetic logo signs applied to the sides.

 

The parade route was somewhat longer this year due to rerouting the start and the crowds were bigger than I ever remembered previously. As we crossed Hickory St., Jerry Warning snuck into line with his nice ’37 Ford convertible (as he usually does), then exited the parade in the same manor when we again crossed Hickory near the end. The vacuum whistle on Dennis’ Ford got partially stuck so it hooted and howled for most of the route- the spectators loved it. All the cars behaved perfectly for the entire parade route, well representing FCC to the large crowd. You can watch the parade on YouTube-

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2AB_SaaqEs
FCC entries begin at 32:33 minutes.

 

After the parade, most of the FCC entries returned to our display area where the many passersby could stop in for a closer view. The rain? It never arrived until after 4Pm, by which time our display was over and all our cars safely home.

1.                  All the vehicles in our car display were well identified as Frankfort Car Club

 

2.                  The Ford A and tail of Danny's Lincoln

 

3.                  Waiting in parade line up

 

4.                 Ken Eyers T Bird, Chuck's Corvette

 

5.                  Wayne's GTO,  Tanzilo VW

 

6.                  Tommy Doyle's Mustang, Claypool Subaru,  Dennis's Ford A

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meeting Treats

Shelly will provide treats in October, Mike/Sharon Root

November, and Dave Mosier in January.

Please sign up for future meeting treats at one of our meetings or by emailing us at  

frankfortcarclubnewsletter@gmail.com

FCC BOD

 

 

 

The Frankfort Car Club Donated a  $1000 check to the Frankfort Food Pantry .
(left to right)

Sharon Ravetto FCC , Dave Mosier FCC

Steven Muransky Food Pantry Director.

 

 

 

 

Dennis & Tim Heywood  accepting Awards for their 1st place in Vintage class win at this year’s famed Pebble Beach concours. 

 

Heywoods' 1920 Packard on the field at Pebble Beach 

 

 

Frankfort Car Club members Dennis Heywood (below, left) and John Pathe are pictured with Heywood’s 1920 Packard Twin Six Roadster. The luxury auto is currently undergoing renovation in preparation for its debut at The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The prestigious annual August event in Monterey County, CA is by invitation only. Two hundred of the most prized collector cars from around the globe are judged for historical accuracy, technical merit, and style. The event has raised millions for charity since its founding in 1950. Being invited to participate is an honor in itself. Congratulations Dennis!

 

 
 
 

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