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DECEMBER 2013 - DOWNLOAD

12.1.2013

Featuring: “A SDPOCI YEAR in Review!” :
Christmas time is upon us, fellow Pon-tiac-ers. I hope everyone was good and won’t get a lump of coal in their stock-ing. We had a decent year and I am confident 2014 will be even better. Still lots of car hobby events to attend, even this late in the year.

 

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NOVEMBER 2013 - DOWNLOAD

11.1.2013

Featuring: “A Show of 50 Years!!” :
SDPOCI held its annual show on October 20th at the Embarcadero North. The weather was super and a great variety of classic automobiles showed up bright and early. The date of the show coincided with the exact day, 50 years earlier, that the Pontiac Motor Division announced the debut of the GTO option for the 1964 Tempest

 

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OCTOBER 2013 - DOWNLOAD

10.1.2013

Featuring: “Chucks 1969 GTO” :
In many cases things go full circle but it may take a long time to get there. The love affair with this GTO really started in 1969 in Pensacola, Florida. Chuck Hay had just been designated a Navy Pilot and returned to be a Flight Instructor for a couple of years.

 

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SEPTEMBER 2013 - DOWNLOAD

9.1.2013

Featuring: “SHOW-TIME!” :
Coronado Speed Festival is just around the corner, the 5th Avenue Showcase, Greatest Show on Turf just to name a few. Oh yes. Our own show, the Fall Pow Wow on October 20th is 6 weeks away.

 

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August 2013 - DOWNLOAD

8.1.2013

Featuring: “POCI GTOAA Co-Vention” :
Once again, as in 2009, the POCI National Convention was held in conjunction with the National GTOAA Convention in Dayton, Ohio. The Co-Vention was well attended, including our own J.C. Dumas. Thanks to J.C. for providing the pictures and captions on the following pages showing the rest of us what we missed!

 

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JULY 2013 - DOWNLOAD

7.1.2013

Featuring: “Pontiac Heaven drags at Barona” :
Pontiac Heaven drags at Barona. Two days of great Poncho racing and Poncho ca-maraderie. Our own DMac won the money bracket in the red Firebird, beating Ol’man Taylor who red lighted. Sorry Jim.

 

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JUNE 2013 - DOWNLOAD

6.1.2013

Featuring: “American Heritage Car Show” :
Saturday May 25th was the annual American Heritage Car Show held in Grape Day Park in Escondido. Each year the American Heritage Show honors someone of importance to the local car culture. This year our very own D’Mac, Dennis Macdonald, local racer and car builder, has been cho-sen as the honoree!

 

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MAY 2013 - DOWNLOAD

5.1.2013

Featuring: “Motor Cars on Main Street” :
Sunday April 28th was the day for the annual Motor Cars on Main St. show in Coronado. This is always a great show with a unique showing of cars usually not seen at any other show in San Diego.

 

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APRIL 2013 - DOWNLOAD

4.1.2013

Featuring: “$2000 to the Fisher House” :
At the February meeting, your San Diego Pontiac Oakland Club Chapter 58 donated $2000 to the Fisher House Foundation. We had the honor of giving the check to Lori Erickson, the Assistant Manager of the Fisher House of Naval Medical Center, San Diego. She gave a short speech thanking us many times and telling us how generous our club is with the donation.

 

 

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March 2013 - DOWNLOAD

3.1.2013

Featuring: “It's Showtime!” :
Greetings fellow Pontiac enthusi-asts. Spring is almost upon us, meaning the days are getting longer and combined with Daylight Savings Time, the eve-nings will be more conducive to cruising. The car hobby sea-son is beginning ever so gradu-ally, and before we know it summer will be here.

 

 

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FEBRUARY 2013 - DOWNLOAD

2.1.2013

Featuring: “Fisher House Donation” :
It was announced at the Officer’s Installation Brunch that the club had received it’s share of the proceeds from last October’s All-American Pow Wow Show. The proceeds were split 50-50 with the MOPAR Club. Christine Palmer will be attending the February monthly meeting for our donation to the Fisher House.

 

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January 2013 - DOWNLOAD

2.1.2013

Featuring: “SDPOCI Christmas Party” :
Thanks to Les and Lori Chase for opening up their home for the annual Holiday Party! Regrettably I was out of the country on business travel and could not participate but from all accounts it was a great party with all the usual SDPOCI traditions; great food, drink and fun!

 

 

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DECEMBER 2012

12.1.2012

Featuring: “Hooters!” :
Where did the year go? It seems like only yesterday we were attending the SoCal Chapter show at Hooter's and the Big 3 Swap Meet in February and now we are smack dab into the Holiday Season. As usual, we will not have a December meeting, as our annual Christmas party takes it's place.

 

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NOVEMber 2012

11.1.2012

Featuring: “All American Pow-Wow” :
Sunday October 21st started out wet and rainy but thanks to the combined efforts of the Mopar Club of San Diego and the San Diego Chapter of the Pontiac Oakland Club International, the show did go on!

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OCTOber 2012

10.1.2012

Featuring: “Crusn' Grand” :
The September Club Cruise was up to the Crusn’ Grand weekly cruise in beautiful downtown Escondido. Pontiacs were the featured marquee and there was an impressive turn-out of Pontiacs on display!

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September 2012

9.1.2012

Featuring: “Surf City Garage Show” :
The August Club Cruise was up to the Surf City Garage Show in Huntington Beach!

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AUGUST 2012

8.1.2012

Featuring: “THE SK8STER” - JERRY BEAUDRY :
Well, it’s on the road! That said it was a challenge, in so many ways. Of course it isn’t “done”, but I can now legally drive it.

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JULY 2012

7.1.2012

SDPOCI: “San Diego Fair” :
SDPOCI cruised to the San Diego Fair on Saturday, June 23. See the pictures starting on page 10!

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JUNE 2012

6.1.2012

SCC CHAPTER: “All Pontiac Show” :
The SCC Chapter of POCI put on their annual All-Pontiac Show on May 12th at the Hooter’s Restaurant in Irvine, CA. This was a change in venue for the previous years shows held at the Hooters in Forest Hills. The SDPOCI, led by Chuck Hay, met up at the commuters lot off of the I-5 up in Pendleton at 6:00 am and headed up the highway at 6:15 am
(sharp!)

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May 2012

5.1.2012

Featuring: “THE SK8STER” - JERRY BEAUDRY:
I started this project a couple of years ago after selling the '57 Safari wagon I was building. Unfortunately I could not finish it due to some health issues so I sold it. The fellow that purchased it had a Chevy 572... So...