2020 Roamin Angels Toy Drive in conjunction with the Toys 4 Tots - November 28 & December 5

Cars & Coffee – October 31, 2020

Saturdays 7am to 10am at the McKnight Crossing (Kmart Center) on McKnight Way in Grass Valley. You are required to wear your mask when patronizing Daily Donuts. It’s the state mandate for businesses. Whatever your belief on the validity of masks, social distancing, etc…be respectful of others. Thank you. – Great photos by Marty Souter of the Roadents

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Career Technology Education – Mentoring Help Needed

As most of you are aware, I’ve spent a few years involved with the High School district in reviving their Career Technology Education programs. CTE is the new name for ROP which most everyone remembers. Think auto shop, Ag Mechanics, Ag Science, Welding, and Culinary arts just to name a few. I’m a big believer in hands on education whether it’s any of the above or Bio Physics. I need your help. Nevada Union is looking for a mentor to help with Auto shop senior projects. Briefly, you’ll meet a…

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Kudos & Announcements – November 2020

Congratulations to Joe W.! The winner of the $200 from the GVDA Poker Walk in Grass Valley.”This was the first time I’ve ever won any money!! Had a great time! It was fun getting out and seeing places… some I’ve never been into. GREAT BEER & FOOD at Thirsty Barrel! Membership Dues are Due by December 31st The membership application is included with the newsletter. Why not take a few minutes and fill it out and get it returned now. (Our registration chairperson, Dee Ann, thanks you!)  Download the membership…

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Hot August Nights with an Ultra Van
Ultra van

I attended Hot August Nights in Reno Nevada this year – August 6th thru 11th. This event is held throughout the town of Reno and Sparks – The Bonanza Casino; Downtown Reno; Grand Sierra Hotel; Victorian Square (in Sparks); The Atlantis Casino; The Peppermill Casino. All of these venues had events all through the week. Show car parking in each of the parking lots, with prizes for each venue and each day. Estimated 6,000 cars registered for the event. From antiques (1924 Dodge Brothers) to hot rods and special interest…

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Future Cool

I rarely watch racing from start to finish but Jean was out of town. settled in to watch F1 racing delayed and NASCAR live each featuring a couple of hometown kids. I remember Alexander Rossi in the shop with his Dad when they owned “BP landscapes”. Good family, nice kid, RA scholarship winner. There he is with a shot to become the first American to finish in the top 10 in F1 since some guy named Andretti. A thousand miles to the East of Austin, my Ex Neighbor is racing…

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2020 Toy Drive In The Land Of Covid

Combined Effort For The Same Cause – It’s About The Kids! Pat G. asked for some help in planning this year’s Toy Drive. Like everything else we are limited as to what and how we do things. Pat & I put our heads together and the simple answer was go for money not donations of goods or toys with all the inherent restrictions. Got together with our friends at Big A and Riebes and their generosity became evident again. Each will match donations to the drive to $2,000! The Roamin…

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Kudos & Announcements October 2020

Membership Dues are Due by December 31st The membership application is linked below. Why not take a few minutes and fill it out and get it returned now. (Our registration chairperson, Dee Ann thanks you!)  Get your registration in along with your new photo for the 2021 roster. Don’t be a turkey! Get it done now! Download the Roamin Angels Membership Application October Club Zoom Get Togethers  Wednesday, October 7 & 21 at 6:30 pm Everyone is invited*. Diane will be logged on about 6:20pm before the meeting. It’s all in…

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Sixteen Classic Cars Up In Smoke

By John Sweeney & Ken Albers • Reprint courtesy of Cruisin News, Oct. 2020 I very seldom watch the TV news, but on a day that I did I saw the Vacaville fire taking place and I saw some classic Chevies on fire. Later, I see pictures and go check our subscriber database. The cars that I saw were Ken Albers’ Collection in Vacaville.  I felt helpless. I tried calling his number, but of course  his phone was dead.  A week or so goes by and I finally get in…

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Remembrance Day – Angels Among Us

Saturday, September 26, 2020 • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Memorial Park, Grass Valley This event is to honor our fallen heroes that could not have military honors earlier this year. While remembering our brothers and sisters we will also give thanks to all the different organizations in our County that have come together to support us all during these historic times. This is all about our community and how we come together and celebrate what it means to be good neighbors. While remembering our brothers and sisters we will…

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