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April 2012 Tioga Transmission The Official Newsletter of Tioga Region Of Antique Automobile Club of America March Meeting The March 19th meeting was held at the Tioga County Office Building in the conference room. There were fourteen members in attendance. Inside this issue: March Meeting Cont. 2 Summer Tours 3 Why Car Show? 3 Jim Thorp, Pa. 4-5 Safety Banners 6-7 June Tour 7 Spring Check Up 8 Do You Remember Summer Events 9 10 ful flea market. Attending vendors felt we needed more signage and advertising. Overall a successful event that we need to continue. The Treasurer’s and Secre- A long discussion ensued tary’s reports were given about the uncertainty of and approved. The Hickories being ready Charlie then reported on for our car show in August. I need to make it underthe Winter Flea Market. stood that since January There were twenty-nine vendor spaces utilized. Af- we are definitely schedter all expenses were fac- uled to be at The Hickotored in we realized a ries if the park is open. profit of $500.00, this afThe problem is that much ter a donation of $300.00 of the information we are to the Owego Boys and receiving indicate that Girls Club. there is serious doubt that the park can be ready for The signs created by Matt the show. and Joe Vaglica were excellent and created added attendance to the success- The plans for The Hickories are to build a new bridge at the entrance to the park. The problem is that the DEC has refused permission for work to continue on the bridge through July as they are insisting the work would interfere with the fish spawning season. Since there was serious damage done to the electrical, sewer, and water services to the park, there is doubt that these services can be available in time for the show. I have been in contact with Willy Vermilya, the President of Triple Cities Street Rods, and he informed me that they are moving to the Apalachin Fireman’s Field for their show this year. (Continued on Page 2)

April 2012 Newsletter

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