Dixie Car Club

Benton, Arkansas

December 2017 – Newsletter

January 4, 2018

Next Meeting at Western Sizzlin in Benton on Thursday February 8th.

The Dixie Car Club met at Western Sizzlin on Thursday, January 4, 2018. President Shane Shelton welcomed 12 members. The club welcomed 2 new members, Chris & Rebecca McKinney. We had many members at home with the Flu bug going around strong.

Shane Shelton reported on the Christmas party. Everyone enjoyed a great night of food & fellowship. There were approximately 23 members present.

Wayne Davis opened a discussion about the club logo once again. It was decided that Wayne Davis & Bill Newsam would come back next meeting with 2 or 3 logo options & 2 or 3 shirt options. Hopefully we can get an option that works well for everyone.

Cheryl Overton announced that the paperwork has been submitted to Everette GMC for 2018 sponsorship.

Shane Shelton is checking with O’Reilly’s about a possible trophy sponsorship. They may not be as nice as the ones in the past but we might can save a few bucks.

Cheryl Overton has confirmed that our 2018 show date is October 6th.

Shane Shelton has been approached about the possibility of partnering with the food truck court in Benton to promote the club as well as the food truck court. More information to come.

It was deemed necessary to postpone the elections until February when more members are present.

2018 Membership dues are now due. If you would like pay by mail please send it to Cheryl Overton at 1214 Brownwood Street, Malvern, AR 72104. If paying by check please make it payable to Dixie Car Club. Dues are 20.00 annually. Please use the Overton’s address as it is difficult for them to get to the Benton P.O. Box.

Here are the few monthly outings we have secured at this time. Please look the open months over and think of a nice place to have an outing.

January – Bill Newsam
February –
March – Shelton
April –
May –
June –
July –
August –
September –
October –
November – Ramsey
December –

The January outing will be hosted by Bill Newsam. We will be meeting January 20th at 2:00 at the Health Department on Edison in Benton to caravan to The Whippet in Prattsville.

Food bank collection: $7.00

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