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Vintage car club to host swap meet at Maclean

CAR LOVERS: Grafton Vintage Motor Vehicle club members John Snape, Doug Clark and Bob Gray are ready for the Maclean Swap Meet.
CAR LOVERS: Grafton Vintage Motor Vehicle club members John Snape, Doug Clark and Bob Gray are ready for the Maclean Swap Meet. Contributed

MOTORING: Since taking over the responsibility for the Jabour Park Sports Complex, The Grafton Vintage Motor Vehicle Club Inc. has already raised its profile in the Clarence Valley and has experienced a huge increase in both its motor vehicle and member registrations.

In the short time that the club has relocated to Jabour Park they have already hosted several successful exhibitions and community projects.

Although their next project will not be held at Jabour Park, it however remains a very important part of their yearly program, of course referring to the annual Swap Meet, hosted by the club and held at the Maclean Showground.

For anyone who like to involve themselves in motoring memorabilia, either as a seller or as a buyer, this is the event for you.

The Swap Meet is scheduled for this Sunday with entry to the site available from 6am. Sites are available for those wanting to display their goods at a cost of $8.

Camping facilities are available on Saturday night, at which time catering will be provided as well as on Sunday from 6am.

Organising the event on behalf of the GVMVC Inc. is Bob Gray, who for almost a decade has been one of the main promoters behind the meet, so if you have any inquiries, Bob is the person to contact.

What Bob does not know about the meet and its history is not worth knowing. You can contact Bob on 02 6645 2950 or 0417 190 860, so please ring and take advantage of his knowledge relating to the Swap Meet.

In other club news, at the recently held annual general meeting, the committee to administer the club for the next 12 month was virtually returned unopposed.

Doug Clark was returned to the position of club president with Kim Dahl, Pete Arnull, Laurie Fitzpatrick, also returned us vice president, secretary and treasurer respectively.

Remaining committee positions were awarded to Ken Norton, Malcolm Larkin, Graham Benn, Peter and Robyn Nixon together with Dick and Ena Parmenter.

Intending new members to the club are always welcome, should you have any inquiries regarding membership please contact president Doug Clark 0427 665 200 or Peter Arnull on 02 6643 4683.

Members meet on a monthly basis at their Jabour Park Complex, with meetings scheduled for the first Sunday of each month starting at 3pm during Eastern Standard Time and 4pm Daylight Saving Time.

Topics:  vintage cars, whatson



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