2013 National Awards Banquet
May 23 - Make plans to attend the 2013 MAFCA National Awards Banquet down in the heart of Texas, San Antonio!
The Awards Banquet will be hosted by the Alamo A’s with the headquarters hotel located at The Hilton Airport. This hotel has many amenities, including free covered parking, located only 3 miles from the San Antonio International Airport (with free shuttle to / from the airport), across the street from the famous North Star Mall (again with free shuttle to / from the hotel), a room rate of $98.00 per night and very close (across the street) to the famous North Star Mall (again with free shuttle to / from the hotel).
Come and enjoy the beautiful (decorated for Christmas) riverwalk, delicious Mexican cuisine and Texas hospitality! For more information, view event details on our Calendar page.
MAFFI museum now open!
May 22 - The grand opening of the Model A Ford Museum went off without a hitch Saturday at the Gilmore Museum Complex. Hundreds of Model A'ers and vehicles crowded the grounds and watched the ribbon cutting of the brand new Model A museum.
Your webmaster is heading back to Oregon via train and will be back to "normal" on Wednesday.
For those of you who weren't able to pick up a Souvenir Program at the Gilmore, Restorer Editor Jim Spawn has provided an electronic copy on the MAFFI website, www.maffi.org. Look for "MAFFI Souvenir Program".
Blue ridge Tour a great success
May 16 - This year's MAFCA National Tour is history. Our intrepid members traveled to the beautiful country between Charlottesville, VA and Gattlinburg, TN.
Member Happy Begg from South Carolina is making her trip in her right-hand drive 1931 Roadster - follow her blog here.
April 20 - Anyone who grew up in the 20s-50s probably remembers those series of signs along the road that advertised Burma Shave. The signs started to disappear in the 1960s, but for those of us who remember seeing them as we drove along in the family car, they always brought a smile to our faces. One of my favorites: