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Automotive Restoration Students! SHOP HOP Chicago 2016 Drive 245 miles with RPM and start shaping your summer plans! Visit four automotive restoration shops and three classic and exotic car collections over two weekends. Meet shop owners and learn about potential internship opportunities and the job market, not to mention see some incredible cars! This job-fair-on-wheels is a fantastic opportunity to share your passions, interests and skills with master craftsmen. Possible end game: some serious under-the-hood time as a paid intern in Summer 2017! Meet as a group and caravan together to seven exceptional Chicagoland shops! Parents and automotive teachers are welcome, too! SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10th — S TOP ON E — 9-9:30am Welcome & Orientation 9:30-11am Klairmont Kollections with Dwayne Cartwright & Robert Olson Holds over 300 stunning and “clever” vehicles ranging from an original 1930’s Duesenberg to a large group of microcars to a silver and gold 1918 Pierce Arrow. Address: 3111 North Knox Avenue, Chicago, IL 60641 (773-685-1904) www.klairmontkollections.com

— S TOP T WO — 11:30-1pm Collectors’ Car Garage with Lance Butler CCG is a state-of-the-art storage facility built for the preservation and celebration of their members’ prized vehicles. Lance Butler, curator of Mouse Motors, stores his owner’s collection there! Address: 2500 W Bradley Place, Chicago, IL 60618 (773-902-1200) www.collectorscargarage.com LUNCH – 1 :15-2 :15pm at CCG, compliments of R PM

— S TOP T H R E E — 2:30-4pm Chicago Vintage Motor Carriage with Stephen Murphy and Mark Hooper This private shop is a full-service vintage car specialist. It hosts the Richard H. Driehaus Collection, which showcases the best of American automotive design and engineering from the Classic and Post-War eras. Address: 700 S. Desplaines Street, Chicago, IL 60607 (312-697-1103) www.chicagovintage.com

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11th — S TOP FOU R — 10-10:30am Welcome & Orientation 10:30-12pm Hot Rod Chassis & Cycle with Kevin Tully & Chad Hill A shop with its focus on 1964 and earlier hot-rods and customs on race cars from any year. If you are interested in Traditional Hot Rods, Bobbers, real Drag Racing or Road Racing, Pro-touring or Autocross, this is the right garage for you! Address: 59 Factory Road, Addison, IL 60101 (603-458-0808) www.hotrodchassisandcycle.com LUNCH – 12:3 0 -1:3 0 pm at res ta u ra nt (TBD)

— S TOP FI V E — 2-3:30pm Sport & Specialty Restoration & Vintage Racing with John Saccameno This shop is dedicated to preserving the art and fun of vintage sports cars – especially ones that are used for racing! They specialize in British marques, including Austin Healey and Jaguars. Address: 9169 Forest Preserve Road, Durand, IL 61024 (815-629-2717) www.sportandspecialty.com


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17th — S TOP S I X — 9:30-10am Welcome & Orientation 10-11:30am Custom Cars Unlimited with Pete Sanchez & Dino Sanchez A father and son-owned shop that is a full-service, top-tier company with 13 talented craftsmen who specialize in classic automobile restoration – whether it be antique cars, muscle cars, vintage automobiles, a super sports model, racing car, or hot rod. Address: 340 E Burlington Avenue, La Grange, IL 60525 (708-354-7888) www.customcarsunlimited.com

LU N C H – 1 2 :3 0 -1 :3 0 p m a t r est a u ra n t (TB D) — S TOP S E VE N — 2-3:30pm Schwartz Performance with Jeff Schwartz & Dale Schwartz Another father and son-owned shop that is founded on the premise that race-car performance can blend with street-car convenience, reliability and comfort. The shop covers a wide variety of services, including complete car projects, chassis technology, restoration, upgrades, highperformance engines and more. Address: 1115 Rail Drive #C, Woodstock, IL 60098 (815-206-2230) www.schwartzperformance.com

STUDENTS Important Details

COST = Your fuel + some food + business cards

THIS IS AN INVITATION-ONLY EVENT, YOU MUST REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE. • DRIVE Your favorite classic or daily driver. You get there on-your-own and caravan with the group to each stop along-the-way. • BRING RESUME with skills listed. Portfolio if you have one. Shop owners will provide job descriptions/shop descriptions. • BRING BUSINESS CARDS: Get some made up with your name, email, and cell number from www.vistaprint.com (500/$10) – Include a graphic/photo (examples: school mascot, your first car or a favorite car!). •DRESS CODE: Dress to impress – you may be meeting your future boss! Clean & crisp shop attire – tucked-in dress shirts, tidy pants, “school uniform”. To register or for more information, contact Diane Fitzgerald (diane@rpm.foundation, C: 312-543-5732)

Register for SHOP HOP Chicago by telling us your AUTObiography! What’s your story? How did you become interested in cars and what cars grab your attention, old and new? Do you collect cars and memorabilia yet? What collections have you seen or car shows have you attended? Are cars part of your future? Name:

Today’s Date:

Grade/Age:

Email Address:

Cell Phone:

Expected/Graduation Date:

School Attending:

Auto Tech Instructor:

School Address & Website:

Please provide a brief biography of yourself, about 60-100 words. Also, why do you want to attend this event? And what do you hope to get out of attending it?

RPM is a services-providing, resource sharing, grant-giving organization that accelerates the growth of the next generation of automotive Restoration and Preservation craftsmen through formal training and Mentorship. We bridge gaps between schools, students, and shops and are dedicated to building community, shaping the educational pipeline, and preserving our past while building our future. Office: 2702 East D Street, Tacoma, WA 98421 Email: info@rpm.foundation Toll Free: 855.537.4579 Website: www.rpm.foundation

SHOP HOP Chicago Program Flyer  

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