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Pitt Meadows Parade - June 2, 2018

Posted by Webmaster 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 Webmaster 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 Webmaster 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 Webmaster 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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Variety - The Children's Charity

Posted by Webmaster on February 16, 2016 at 7:45 PM Comments comments (0)

At the Variety Show of Hearts held on Valentine's weekend, Golden Ears members were part of the presentation of a cheque.  The donation was made up of a share of the profits of Old Car Sunday in the Park, held each Father's Day in Mission, BC http://www.goldenearsvccc.com/apps/photos/album?albumid=13039524

Pitt Meadows Parade

Posted by Webmaster on June 10, 2015 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)

The first Saturday of June is always the Pitt Meadows Parade.  This year 20 vehicles showed up at Tim Horton's to travel in a group to our assigned spot on  Hammond Road to wait for the parade to begin.  Again, this year, we had one vehicle who found it too hot - this year it was the Phillip's 56 Mercury that had to drop out just before the parade ended.

After the parade, everyone drove the scenic route to the Pitt Meadows Airport for lunch.  Again, thanks ...

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Jay Leno's stand on ETHANOL

Posted by Webmaster on May 29, 2015 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (0)

In March, Autoweek did an interview with Jay Leno - here's what he had to say about ethanol.

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http://autoweek.com/article/car-life/jay-leno-hates-ethanol

2014 BURSARY

Posted by Webmaster on September 16, 2014 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Jackson Murdoch was this year's recipient of our Club bursary.  This bursary is presented each year to a deserving student in the automotive class in School District 42.  Neva made the presentation of a cheque for $500.  This is the 15th year of such presentation.    Congrautlations to Jackson.

Circle Tour - September 2014

Posted by Webmaster on September 8, 2014 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

It was the most beautiful weekend, with great weather and good company and no breakdowns!

We headed out Hwy 7 to Hope to top the gas tanks up before heading toward our destination.  The traffic was light and all 10 cars managed to stay in sight of each other through the mountains.  We arrived in Osoyoos to beautiful sunny skies and booked into the Best Western Hotel.  We were given priority parking at the front of the hotel for the weekend.  After unpacking we headed...

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Interurban Railway and Restoration Tour

Posted by Webmaster on August 1, 2014 at 12:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Connor arranged a tour to the Interurban Railway and Restoration Shop in Cloverdale.  Members met at Tim Horton's in Maple Ridge and went in convoy picking up others on the way.

The Interurban Restoration Shop is manned by volunteers who are restoring some interurban trains which ran from Chilliwack to Vancouver.  The Car which is finished is Car #1225.  It was built by St. Louis Car Co in 1912 and was one of 28 identical cars ordered.  The car is 51 feet long and ha...

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