South Orange County Rods & Customs
Npvember 2018, Newsletter

  President                        Bob Whaler (714) 925-1224
  Treasurer                            Jim Boka (949) 494-2473
                                Secretary                    Annie Bennett (949) 661-5656
Activities                         Mike Poppe (949) 257-7005
 Communications   David Lockwood (714) 915-7446
  Historians          Jim & Rachel Perez (949) 448-8377

Next South Orange County Rods & Customs Club Meeting:

• Thursday, January 10, 2018
Where: Cocos (formerly Carrow's) Restaurant
28502 Marguerite Pkwy
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
(949) 364-5915
Near Avery and the #5 Freeway
5:30 PM for Dinner
6:15 PM +/- for Club Meeting

South Orange County Rods and Customs Monthly Meeting  
Club meeting at Coco”s Restaurant in Mission Viejo
November 8, 2018 

Presidents Report 
Bob open the meeting at 5:55 pm. There were 44 people in attendance.
Bob thanked the waitresses for the good service. He announced that Al Sandburg wants to sell his car. It’s an awesome car built by Brizio. It is a 1932 Ford Roadster. 
Annie Bennett thanked Sue Jensen for filling in as secretary while she was in San Diego. Thank you, Sue. Do you want to be Secretary? You did a great job. 

Treasurer’s Report 
Jim Boka announced that we have momey. It was suggested we donate some of this money to the Wounded Warriors, Boys Republic or Saint Jude Hospital, which is the Christmas charity for the members of our car club. 

Activity Report 
Dennis Avery brought up Havasu Deuce Days. He has a block of rooms at the Quality Inn. There will be a cruise down the river, shop tours and home tours if anyone is interested. On Friday, there will be a cruise to the car shops. The car show will be held on Saturday and there will be a trip to the Laughlin to check out the casinos. This is not mandatory. Dennis will be leaving on Wednesday. This show will be on March 1 to 3, 2019 
December 8 Laguna Niguel Christmas Parade - 12 members will be attending, Breakfast after the parade.

Mike Poppe, Linda Lopes, Cindy Sutherland, Mike Reesberg and Polly May.  
New Business 
We have a potential new member Andrew Wiener. He has a beautiful 1939 Ford coupe. He bought Dick Bennett’s sister’s car. 

Old Business 
Bob said there is a poor response for the Christmas party so it was suggested by Annie that maybe we could use Ingrid’s and David’s clubhouse and have a potluck. Due to lack of interest there will be no Christmas get together. 

Club Business
Don and Mary were voted in as new members to the club – welcome Don and Mary. They have an outstanding 71 Oldsmobile convertible.

Trophy Hounds 
Mike Stoner and Bob and Carol Whaler won awards at the Placenta Heritage Car Show. Congrats! 

The Paddle
Ira has to keep the paddle and he’s not too happy about it. 

$91 to the club and $90 to Don and Mary. 

Car Shows Announced 
12/01 to 12/09 A auto show at the Los Angeles Convention Center. 
12/08/18 Saturday Laguna Niguel Christmas Parade 12 people will attend.
01/19/19 Jeff‘s Fun Run $35 meet at Ken Grody Ford at 8:30 AM. 
01/25 to 01/27 Grand National Roadster Show Fairplex Pomona 8 AM 
02/02/19 Saturday San Juan Capistrano (Dog) car show $30 7:30 AM
02/09/19 Dr. George Car Show Indian Wells 6:30 AM
03/16 to 03/17 The Classic Auto Show at OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. 
03/01 to 03/03 Deuce Days in Havasu
04/19 Good Guys in Del Mar

No Christmas party. Merry Christmas to all!

Meeting closed at 6:20 PM

Happy Hotrodding!!!

Ongoing Events

Every second Thursday evening of each month (usually)-SOCRC Club Meeting* 
Every Saturday Morning - Donut Derelicts, Adams & Magnolia, Huntington Beach
Every Saturday Morning - Monarch Beach Plaza* – Crown Valley & PCH, Dana Point  
Every Saturday Morning (usually) - breakfast 8:30 am, location announced, usually Tommy’s San Clemente
1st & last Sunday Morning - Million Dollar Breakfast Club – Enderle Center, Tustin
Last Sunday of the month (usually)-11 am-2 pm–Gasoline Alley at Original Mike’s, Santa Ana
*denotes most highly attended regular events by club members


If you would like events announced in the newsletter and at the meetings, please notify David Lockwood (frrrrp@cox.net) with the date, location, name of event and any contact information you might have.  

South Orange County Rods & Customs Monthly Activities For 2018

11-Thursday-Meeting Carrow’s Restaurant, Mission Viejo
20-Annual Jeff's Fun Run begins at Ken Grody Ford Buena Park,  
20-Hot Rod and Vintage Airplane Cruise-in and Barbeque, Cable Airport, Upland
26, 27, 28 -Grand National Roadster Show, Pomona Fairplex
3-Saturday, Rotary-Care Car Show…www.SJCRotary.org/carshow
3-After party at Annie and Dick Bennett’s home
8-Thursday-Meeting Carrow’s Restaurant
10 Dr. George Car Show, Indian Wells
1-3 Havasu Deuce Days, Lake Havasu, AZ
8-Thursday-Meeting Carrow’s Restaurant Mission Viejo
6 – 8 -Friday –Saturday - Sunday… Good Guys Del Mar Nationals
12-Thursday-Meeting Carrow’s Restaurant Mission Viejo  
15-Sunday Orange Plaza Car Show, Orange

May 3-6 -Thursday – Sunday…www.Morro Bay Car Show.org …2 or 3-night stay
5 Saturday- Costco -5 Freeway at Crown Valley) for the benefit of Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) 8:30 am to noon – SOCRC Co-sponsors
10-Thursday-Meeting- Carrow’s Restaurant Mission Viejo
19-20-Muckenthaler, Fullerton 
27 -Sunday-Fallbrook Vintage Car Club’s Annual Car Show

June2-Saturday -Friends of Steve McQueen Car Show –Chino – SOCRC featured at event!
2-Huntington Beach Concours
3-Sunday- Canyon Cruise
14-Thursday-Meeting/Picnic Laguna Niguel Regional Park
16-Saturday, San Clemente Car Show – SOCRC does parking
13-16-Saturday –LA Roadster Show, Pomona
4- July 4th Lake Forest Parade 
12 - Thursday-Meeting/Picnic Laguna Niguel Regional Park
21 – All American Car Show – benefits military -SOCRC sponsors trophy- contact Carroll Whaler 
7-12 Hot August Nights, Reno, Nevada
10-12 Thursday-Sunday-Fun Run, Big Bear Lake
9-Thursday-Meeting/Picnic Laguna Niguel Regional Park + Silent Auction
August 31, September 1, 2, - Great Labor Day Cruise, Costa Mesa Fairgrounds
13-Thursday- Meeting, Laguna Niguel Regional Park
22-Saturday-Cruisin’ for a Cure, Costa Mesa Fairgrounds
23-Dana Point Car Show
29- Deuce Day, Vista
6-Patriots and Paws, Canyon RV Park, Anaheim Hills
7- Laguna Beach Car Show, Festival of the Arts
11-Thursday-Meeting Coco's Restaurant, Mission Viejo
13-Saturday-Placentia Heritage Car Show-club participation event!
8-Thursday-Meeting Coco’s Restaurant Mission Viejo
11 Veteran’s Day Car Show, Huntington Beach 
8 (?)-Saturday evening SOCRC Christmas Party
8  Saturday- Laguna Niguel Holiday Parade
13 -Thursday Nellie Gail Christmas Light Cruise
(All information subject to change. Some dates are projected.) TBD= to be determined