GVACS MEMBERS -- THEIR CARS AND ACTIVITIES

       GVACS Club Awards   
for 2021

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Left to right:
Steven Heald, recipient of the Billy Knipper Award for outstanding achievement as a long-standing member of both GVACS and the former Wayne-Drumlin AACA Region where he served as President, Board Member, and event organizer; for chairing AACA National Tours; for his restoration of his 1903 Cadillac and its awards including the AACA Senior Grand National, the AACA  "Bert S. Harrington Brighton Era Award, and for his nomination for the coveted AACA Zenith Award.

Judy Keenan, recipient of the D. W. Price Sr. Memorial Trophy for her service as the Editor of the GVACS newsletter, The Brass Lamp since 2019; for her creativity with eye-catching graphics, introducing new features encouraging members to write articles about their cars; for recognition by AACA as a recipient of Master Editor Award in 2109 and 2020; for serving as an AACA reviewer of newsletters

Edward Almekinder, recipient of the Allan G. Nagle Memorial Trophy. This is awarded to a member who has done the most to better the club, or the most in the way of assisting other members or for the best restoration of an antique car. The winner may be outstanding in one or more of these qualities. Ed is a 50-year member of AACA and GVACS. He served as GVACS President in 1978 and 1979 and was a long-time Board member. Ed is always willing to share his knowledge and expertise to help others as they restore their vehicles. He dedicated endless hours to help restore a 1917 Locomobile owned by John McAlpin. The Locomobile is a world-class winner and the winner of the prestigious AACA Zenith Award in 2021.

Chris Dear, recipient of the GVACS Outstanding Tour Award. Chris and Don Dear organized the GVACS week-long "1000 Mile" tour to Bradford, PA and the surrounding area. We visited many hidden jewels such as the World War II Museum in Eldred, PA., the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum, the Penn Brad Oil Museum, the Zippo Lighter Museum, an Alpaca Farm, The Comedy and Desi-Lucy Museums and Cuba Cheese.

 

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 Don Dear, GVACS President, pictured above, is the recipient of the Director's/President's Trophy. This trophy is presented to the President to keep through their tenure of office. Thank you Don, for your service as GVACS President since 2016.

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       AACA Awards   
for 2021

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Judy Keenan, Editor of The Brass Lamp receives AACA Master Editor Award for 2021

Nancy Huffman receives AACA Master Webmaster Award for 2021

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  2022 GVACS Activities   

July 9, 2022
National Car Collector's Appreciation Day
Hosted at Pat and Evelyn Lloyd's Home

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June 11, 2022
Ice Cream Social
Seneca Farms, Penn Yan, NY

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May 28, 2022
CCC/POW Camp Visit and Lunch at Foster's
 

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April 26, 2022
Cars and Coffee
 

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April 8, 2022
Speaker David Crumb
"The Story of James Hard", The Union's Last Combat Veteran of the Civil War

Hosted by John and Margaret Adams

 

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March 11, 2022
Game Night

Hosted by Judy Keenan and Nancy Huffman

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February 19, 2022
Winter Picnic

Hosted by Joel & Ann Neal and Brian & Mary Moon

 

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January 13, 2022
Cars & Coffee

Arranged by Jerry & Marlene Kier

 

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       2021 Activities   

December 12, 2021
Holiday Party and Annual Awards

Hosted by Jerry and Nancy Huffman

 

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December 7, 2021
Cars and Coffee and a raffle!

Arranged by Chris Dear

 

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November 12, 2021
Annual Meeting and
Guest Speakers - Honorflight

Hosted by Ron DeGroff

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October 13, 2021
Fall Day Drive

Hosted by Jim Day and Jerry & Marlene Kier

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September 19, 2021
Mystery Tour

Hosted by Ron DeGroff

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August 15-21, 2021
Alleghany Summer Tour
Bradford, PA

Hosted by Chris and Don Dear
Featuring visits to Cuba Cheese, Zippo Case Museum, Penn Brad Oil Museum, National Comedy Museum,
Lucy Desi Museum, WWII Museum, Pennsylvania Lumber Museum, an Alpaca Farm and the 
Kinzua Sky Walk

 

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July 10, 2021 
National Car Collector Appreciation Day
Bill Gray's Seabreeze

Hosted by Don & Chris Dear

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June 9, 2021 
Ice-Cream Social -Bill Gray's -Henrietta
Hosted by Betty Reilly and Bob & Judy Keenan

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May 23, 2021 
Brunch Run -
Genesee Country Village and Museum
Hosted by Brian and Mary Moon

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March 31, 2021 
Cars & Coffee at Browncroft Family Restaurant  
Arranged by Jerry & Marlene Kier

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