What's New in 2015!

WELCOME to the Model A Ford Club of America Web Site. Our site is constantly being updated and revised.
Notices of revisions can be found on this page.

December 28, 2015 - Old Gas Stations
Changed the broken link on the Links Page under "Other Interesting Sites."

December 22, 2015 - Resources for Chapter Editors
A new page has been developeed for Chapter Editors, with suggestions for your newsletters and links to helpful web pages both on and off the MAFCA website. Look on the Members Only page - Resources for Chapter Editors is one of the topics near the top of the page.

December 19, 2015 - 2015 Newsletter Awards
Made several corrections on the 2015 Chapter Awards Page.

December 10, 2015 - 2015 Chapter Awards
Added the list of 2015 Chapter Awards winners announced at the National Awards Banquet last week on the Chapter Awards Page.

December 6, 2015 - MAFCA Directors for 2016
At the 2015 Awards Banquet in Medford Oregon last night, the new MAFCA directors for 2016 were announced:

President Alex Janke, Vice President Happy Begg, Secretary Mark Smith, Treasurer Garth Shreading, Advertising Bill Henderson, Technical David Bockman, Chapter Coordinator Trudy Vestal, Publications/PR Doug Clayton, Membership Jay McCord.

December 2, 2015 - President's Message
Added this month's column on the President's Page.

November 29, 2015 - For Members Only
Added a list of resources for Chapter Newsletter Editors on the Members Only Page.

November 25, 2015 - Chapters
Updated the Starting a Chapter Page to link to the revised Chapter Starter book.
Revised the Chapter Registration Page to link to the correct MAFCA policy and annual registration form.

November 20, 2015 - Body Tag Numbers
Member Dennis Smith has updated his list of Model A Body Tags on the Body Numbers Page.

November 18, 2015 - Era Fashions Forms
Added links to some era fashions forms on the Era Fashions Forms Page.

November 13, 2015 - Member Expense Reimbursement
Some MAFCA members incur expenses on behalf of our club (Directors, Committee members, etc.) MAFCA Policy P3S12 discusses Expense Reimbursement and has a form that can be completed to get reimbursed for expenses. There is a revised Expense form that can be filled out on your computer or printed out and filled out by hand. A link to that updated form can be found on the Members Only Page.

November 11, 2015 - New Website Advertiser
MAFCA is pleased to announce our newest website advertiser - Aries Limited - manufacturers of the Aires Muffler, right here in the USA.
You'll find them listed on the Advertisers Page.

November 5, 2015 - Chapter News
Some MAFCA members have noted that the CHAPTER NEWS section in The Restorer magazine is hard to read because of the small type. We There is now a link for you to read the latest Chapter News on your computer. Once you've opened the link, you can enlarge the text to your taste.

There are two links to find Chapter News. One is at the bottom of the CHAPTERS menu and the other is in the Site Index.

November 5, 2015 - New Restorer Issue
Added images of the new Restorer cover, index, and technical article of the month on the Restorer Page.

November 2, 2015 - New Month
Added the President's monthly message on the President's Page.
Added a new Era Fashions Article on the Era Fashions Articles page.

October 26, 2015 - Policy
Updated P3S20 - Chapter/Region/Special Interest Group Registration policy.
The new version includes the form that previously was in P3S20-A, which has been removed.
You can view the revision on the Policies Page.

October 23, 2015 - News from The Restorers Class
Updated the Restorers Class News Page.

October 20, 2015 - CAMAFC Sweet Home Alabama Tour October 2015
Member John Gieske forwarded a link to some photos of the Alabama tour on the Flickr Page.

October 20, 2015 - Policy Updates
Policy P3S01 and P3S01A have been updated on the Policies Page.

October 6, 2015 - Monthly President's Message
Added Garth's comments on the President's Page.

September 24, 2015 - Links
Added link to a great YouTube video on Neon Signs and Old Fords on the USA Old Car Sites section of the Links Page.

September 2, 2015 - New Video
Added a video called "A" Love Affair featuring Leroy Palmer about his recent trip to Florida in his Model A.
Look for it on the Videos Page.

September 1, 2015 - It's a new month
Added new article on the Era Fashions Articles Page.
Added the September comments of our President on the President's Page.
Added the cover to the Sept/Oct 2015 issue of The Restorer on the Restorer page.

 picture August 26, 2015 - Sad News

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of MAFCA Chapter Coordinator Jill Sullins. She died peacefully on August 25, 2015 with her family at her side. - In Memory Page.


August 25, 2015 - Communications
Added the July Board Meeting Highlights on the Communications Page.

August 20, 2015 - More First A's
Added two more "My First Model A" photos and stories on the Gallery Page.

August 6, 2015 - My First Model A
Added new photo and story on the Gallery - First Model A Page.

August 5, 2015 - Key People
Updated this page with the names of this year's JSC Chair and EFC Chair.
Also changed the 15, 25, & 35 Years Ago Editors to John and Nancy Firth.
See all the changes on the Key People Page.

August 1, 2015 - President's Page
Added this month's message from Garth on the President's Page.

July 19, 2015 - New Video
Added link to a video showing the 20 Millionth Ford on tour in Tennessee and Kentucky on the Videos Page.

July 16, 2015 - Judging Standards Committee for 2015-2016
Updated the Judging Standards Committee Page with current members and new Chairman Steve Schmauch.

July 3, 2015 - Era Fashions Committee
Updated the member names and terms on the Era Fashions Committee Page.

July 2, 2015 - National Awards Banquet
Added link to registration materials for December's National Awards Banquet in Medford Oregon
on the Calendar Page (December).

July 1, 2015 - President's message
Added President Garth's message for July on the President's Page.

June 30, 2015 - New Month is coming!
Added a new Era Fashion Article for you on the Era Fashions Articles Page.

June 19, 2015 - New Ford Video
Added a YouTube video on the assembly of the Model T on the Videos Page.

June 6, 2015 - Members with E-Mail
Added updates to the list of Members with Email.

June 4, 2015 - Policies
Added three updated policies approved by the Board of Directors on the Policies Page.
Remember you'll need the MEMBERS ONLY username and password, found on Page 1 of your last Restorer magazine
to access that page. .

June 2, 2015 - President's Message
Added President Garth's message for the month on the President's Page.

May 15, 2015 - Board Meeting Date Change
The October MAFCA Board of Directors meeting has been rescheduled to September 26 in La Habra.
The Board meetings are listed on the Board Meeting Calendar page.

May 13, 2015 - New BLOG
Added Jim Morris & Julie Costie's blog site on the Blogs Page as the prepare for their trip to Lobsters and Lighthouses.

May 12, 2015 - MAFCA Policies
Added policy P3S27 - The Restorers Class on the Policy Page.

May 11, 2015 - May/June Restorer
Added photos of the May/June Restorer on the Restorer Page.

 picture May 7, 2015 - Sad News

We just heard that Pioneer MAFCA member Jim Ryner passed away on April 4, 2015. Jim was MAFCA's
second president in 1957. He was 91 years old.

Working as a team with Art Miller, MAFCA's first president, Jim was the editor and chief photographer
for The Restorer magazine for 18 years. Much of MAFCA's success is due to pioneers like Jim and Art..

May 7, 2015 - President's Page
Added Garth's monthly message on the President's Page.

May 6, 2015 - Era Fashions
Added a new fashion article on the Era Fashions Articles Page.

April 26, 2015 - Youth Scholarship
Added article on the home page about our Youth Scholarships.
Applications are due May 15th.

April 16, 2015 - Restorer Index
Added link to the combined Volume 51-59 Restorer Index on the Downloads Page.

March 16, 2015 - Technical Drawings
Added a new category to the Members Only section with a list of technical drawings.
Find it on the Members Only Page.

March 5, 2015 - Policies
Three MAFCA policies were revised at the January Board meeting and have been posted on the Policies Page.
Note that you must be a MAFCA member to access these files from the MEMBERS ONLY area.

March 3, 2015 - Restorer
Added the cover and Table of Contents of the latest Restorer magazine on the Restorer Page
and also updated the link to a new Technical Article from that issue.

March 1, 2015 - Start of another month!
Added this month's words of wisdom from our President Garth on the President's Page.
Added a new Era Fashion Article on the Era Fashions Articles Page.

February 26, 2015 - Photo Gallery
Added new photos on the 1930 Photo Gallery Page - Commercial Vehicles.

February 18, 2015 - Sad News
Former MAFCA Director and Chapter Coordinator Larry Dyke passed away February 13 in Glendale Arizona.

February 13, 2015 - Communications
Added the December and January Board Meeting Highlights on the Communications Page.

February 6, 2015 - Gallery Pages
Added photo of a "down under" 1930 Tudor Sedan on the 1930 Gallery Page.

February 4, 2015 - Updated the Youth Restoration Award Page.

February 2, 2015 - MAFCA Officials
Added the newest version of the MAFCA Officials list. You'll find a link to it on the Site Index Page.

February 1, 2015 - New Video
A fellow Model A'er passed along a link to a 1928 movie shot in New York City. While not totally Model A related, I think you'll enjoy seeing comedian Harold Lloyd as a taxi driver. You might also recognize his famous fare. Check it out on the Videos Page.

February 1, 2015 - Restorer Page Technical Article
Updated the Restorer Page to reflect the latest Technical Article.

January 30, 2015 - New Restorer
Added photo of latest Restorer magazine cover on the Restorer Page.

January 20, 2015 - Era Fashions
Added updated versions of the Fashion Judging Procedure Manual. These can be downloaded from the Era Fashions Judging Page.

January 16, 2015 - MAFCA Policies
Several MAFCA policies were updated and one new policy was adopted at the December Board of Directors meeting.
Those changes are noted on the Policies Page.

January 14, 2015 - JOIN MAFCA - A New "Hot Spot" Button
Nearly all visitors to the MAFCA website have seen the white "Classifieds" button (also called a "hot spot" or link) at the bottom left side of every web page. Clicking on that button brings you directly to our classified ad page, making it a quick way to get there. You can also find the link to the Classified page from our menus or the Site Index.

We've just added a new button called "JOIN MAFCA" for our new visitors who would like to join. It will take them to the membership application in the MAFCA STORE. We hope this new button/hot spot will make it easier for prospective members to find our membership application.

January 3, 2015 - Sad News
1977 MAFCA President Marshall Lewis passed away on January 1 - In Memory Page.

January 1, 2015 - HAPPY NEW YEAR
Added new President Garth Shreading's January comments on the President's Page.
Added this month's Era Fashions article on the Era Fashions Articles Page.

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