Panhandle British Car Association: April 2011 Newsletter

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April 2011

Contributing Editor: Tom Schmitz
President: Bob Manske

PBCA Events April/May

Saturday, April 2: 18th Annual Open Car Show, Bellingrath Gardens.

Saturday, April 9: Valve Cover Racer Building Workshop. Tom Schmitz garage, Lillian.

Monday, April 11: PBCA Regular Monthly Meeting. Brits on the Bay Goody Bag Stuffing. Turn in final Sponsorship checks.

Friday, April 15: Brits on the Bay "Red Beans and Rice" Welcome Party. Days Inn Resort, Pensacola Beach. 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Saturday, April 16: PBCA 19th Annual "Brits on the Bay" British Car Show. Pensacola, FL

Saturday, May 7: PBCA, SABCC, MGMG Hosts the Euro Car Display, Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola.

Saturday, May 14: Downtown Pensacola Car Show. Palafox and Garden Street, Pensacola, FL

Monday, May 16: Regular PBCA Monthly Meeting, Sonny's BAR-B-Q, Navy Blvd. 6:00/7:00 pm.

Saturday, May 28: Silverhill, AL, Car Show.

Saturday, May 28: Hadji Temple Car Show. Nine Mile Road, Pensacola, FL

PBCA Greets New Members

Two new members joined PBCA at the February club meeting. They are:

  • Henry and Pauline Pearson. They live on Pensacola Beach and drive a 1955 MG TF1500.
  • Tom and Melissa Pocta. They live in Milton, FL. They drive a 2006 Lotus Exige S.

    We look forward to welcoming them to PBCA events and activities.

    February Orange Beach Seafood Festival Car Show

    Three PBCA members attended the Orange Beach Seafood Festival Car Show. They were Rich and Darla Willows, Austin Healey 100-6; Bill Moseley, Triumph TR8; and Joe Hajcak, MG TD.

    PBCA members Welcome all British car owners and enthusiasts to "Brits on the Bay", Pensacola, Florida, April 15 and 16, 2011.

    MGs of various years and models accounted for 26 of the 108 cars participating in the 2010 18th Annual "Brits on the Bay" Pensacola British Car Show.

    The Valve Cover Racers always draw and enthusiastic crowd of participants and racing fans at "Brits on the Bay"

    Classic Minis face off the New Minis with Jaguars in the background. "Brits on the Bay" draws a wide range of British Marques to the annual British Car Show in Pensacola, FL, every April.