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SWAP MEET POSTPONED

Posted by angholbrook on March 14, 2020 at 12:20 PM Comments comments (1)

Due to the restrictions for the outbreak of Covid-19 Golden Ears has decided to postpone the 40th Annual Spring Swap meet until October.  Dates will be decided upon and published closer to the date.


Valentine's Run - 2020

Posted by angholbrook on February 22, 2020 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (0)


19 Vehicles and their occupants took a leisurely drive down Lougheed Highway and over the MIssion Bridge through Matsqui and arrived at the home of Doug Taylor.  We were able to tour his beautiful collection of cars and memorabilia before travelling to the Old Spaghetti House in Langley for a late lunch. 

This was a great beginning to another season of tours - this one hosted by Bev and Don Clark. ...

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GLOW - Abbotsford - 2019

Posted by angholbrook on December 16, 2019 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (1)

A bus full of eager members travelled to Abbotsford to take in the 2019 GLOW - Christmas light show at the TRADEX.  Everyone had a great time finding reindeer, drinking out of light bulbs!, and looking at the beautiful displays.  Thanks to Deana for organizing a great outing.



McDonald's McHappy Day

Posted by angholbrook on May 10, 2019 at 12:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Our members took their vehicles out to the McDonald's at Harris Road and Lougheed Hwy to help celebrate McHappy Days.   https://members.webs.com/MembersB/editAppPage.jsp?app=photos&pageID=260615323#photos/album?albumid=16144488" target="_blank">Go to the phote gallery to see some of the beautiful vehicles on display.

Founding Member celebrating 60th Wedding Anniversary

Posted by angholbrook on March 10, 2019 at 6:35 PM Comments comments (1)

MISSION, B.C. — She was a minister’s daughter. He was considered to be from the wrong side of the tracks. They were in love. It’s an old story with a happy ending. Don and Lilah Warren (founding member of Golden Ears Chapter VCCC)  celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary several months ago and the romance continues

The couple beams with pride as they pose in their anniversary attire beside their nearly-completed ‘new’ 1951 Monarch sport sedan. The ...

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Spring Time!

Posted by angholbrook on March 10, 2019 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (0)

The Golden Ears Chapter is looking forward to getting the cars out of mothballs for another successful year of touring.  Our first tour of the year was to Fort Langley - our Valentine's tour - and lunch at the Old Spagetti Factory in Langley.  

Our next event will be our St. Patrick's Day run out to Harrison - on March 17th - We will, once again, have lunch at the Settler's pub and have a pleasant drive back home

the Spring Swap Meet will be held on March 31st -...

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Pitt Meadows Parade - June 2, 2018

Posted by angholbrook on June 3, 2018 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (0)

There were 10 cars out to the Pitt Meadows Day Parade. We saw several of our famous and returning members - (Alphabetically organized: Bob Edwards, Al Hemminger, Angela Holbrook, John & Phyllis Roberts, Bruce Sims & friend, Richard & Marlene Ulmer, Ted Wingrove and Gary & Katelon Zabenskie). Charlie & Lucille Piddocke, and Al Magnusson were seen on the sidelines. We also welcomed Bill Dingwall who finished restoring his 1970 Dodge Challenger, what a beauty.

The weath...

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Another sad goodbye - Sharon Whymark

Posted by angholbrook on February 10, 2017 at 6:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Sharon Whymark passed away quietly on January 23rd, 2017 at Ridge Meadows Hopsital in Maple Ridge.  Sharon is survived y her loving family, husband Barry, 2 sons, Chris (Michelle) and Lee; 5 grandchildren, Jasmyne, Tanner, Tianna, Paige and Dustin; 2 sisters, Karen Brant and Pat Mitchell.

Sharon was a past Director of Golden Ears Chapter and was involved in many aspects of the club.  She was not afraid to take responsibiility for organizing and running of many club events, inc...

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Goodbye to a long time member - Larry Goldsby

Posted by angholbrook on January 9, 2017 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)


It is with great sadness that the family of Larry Goldsby announces his passing on December 30, 2016 at the age of 67. A Celebration of Larry's life will be held at 1pm on Jan. 21, 2017 at the Maple Ridge Baptist Church - 22155 Lougheed Hwy, Maple Ridge.

 

Larry will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 42 years, Leslie and his children, Craig (Natasha), Daryl (Helen) and ...

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Saying goodbye to Lyle Bolster

Posted by angholbrook on April 22, 2016 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Lyle Bolster passed away in hospice after a 3 year battle with cancer. He spent his career as a heavy duty mechanic for Finning in both Campbell River and Port Kells, as well as for Dillingham Construction - later Vancouver Pile Driving. Lyle retired in 2014 to spend more time traveling the world with Val, his wife of 25 years. He spent many happy hours in the garage tinkering with his classic car, as well as many "happy hours" enjoyin...

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