2012 Misfits Car Show Huge Success!!
120 vehicles from around the Tri-State filled Leo French Park in Fairfield IL on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend to participate in the 15th Annual Wayne County Misfits Car Show!
Although it was a HOT day with abundant sunshine, a large crowd from around the area turned out to view the many wonderful Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles and Tractors that were on display!
The Misfits would like to recognize the following 2012 show winners....
Club Choice: Jim Tribe - Decatur, IL - 1928 Ford Roadster
Sponsor's Choice: Don Carlyle - Noble, IL - 1939 Chevrolet Truck
Best GM: Dianna Cowling - Grayville, IL - 1956 Chevy 210
Best Ford: Don & Sharon Nichols - Mt. Vernon, IL - 1967 Ford Mustang Convertible
Best Mopar: Doug Pifer - Palestine, IL - 1969 Plymouth Road Runner
Best Non-Big 3: Loran & Beverly Budde - Olney, IL - 1949 Studebaker ZR5 Truck
Best Paint: Brett Alka - Browns, IL - 1967 Oldsmobile 442
Best Interior: Jerry Avery - West Frankfort, IL - 1967 Pontiac GTO
Best Engine: Tom and Gabe Kocher - Olney, IL - 1969 Chevy Camaro SS 396
Best Tuner: Tammy Zenthoefer - Mt. Carmel, IL - 2005 Pontiac GTO
Best Street Rod: Ernie & Mary Lee Holloway - Mt. Vernon, IL - 1935 Ford 5 Window Coupe
Best Truck: Junior Martz - Sturgis, KY - 1941 Willys
Best Motorcycle: Tom Arvin - West Salem, IL - 1959 Cushman Eagle -- AND -- Brian Powell - Albion, IL - 2002 Midwest Chopper Pro Street
Best Tractor: Don Delaney - Flora, IL - 2011 Ford 8-N
Ladies Choice: Diane Morgan - Centralia, IL - 1959 Chevy El Camino
Misfits Award: Ross Gensler - Salem, IL - 1956 Dodge Pick Up
Club Participation: Kingsmen Auto Club - Mt. Vernon, IL
Farthest Distance: Chris Tucker - Louisville, KY - (180 Miles!)
50/50 Drawing: Marvin Fry - Fairfield, IL
The Wayne County Misfits would also like to thank Fairfield National Bank and all of our sponsors and volunteers for their time and generosity in helping make the 2012 Misfits car show a success!
Without ALL of you, this would not have been possible and for that we are forever grateful!!
THANK YOU - from the Misfits and we hope to see all of you again in 2013!!
Louise & Darrell Win Cardinals/Cubs Tickets!!!
Congratulations go out to Louise & Darrell Abel (formerly of Fairfield and now residing in Puryear Tennessee) as Louise's name was drawn
as the winner of the 2 tickets to the July 22nd baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs!!
The Misfits hope Louise and Darrell have a great time at the ballgame!!
$1400 was raised in this raffle, with all proceeds to go to the Misfits FCC Automotive Scholarship and other area Charities!
The Misfits would like to thank all of those who participated in the Raffle!!
Pictured from left to right are Louise Abel, Darrell Abel and Misfits club member Larry Overbee.
Misfits Elect 2013 Officers
The Misfits recently elected their new Club Officers for the 2013 calendar year! They are....as pictured from left to right:
Dennis Koontz - Trustee, Rodrick Vaughn - Social Director, Larry Overbee - Vice President, Vince VanDyke - President, Sherri Peddicord - Secretary/Treasurer, Robert Johnson - Trustee
2013 Car Show Schedule Book
The 2013 Car Show/Cruise-In Schedule Book is now available for purchase!!
This book contains a comprehensive listing of 2013 Car Shows and Cruise-In's taking place in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio and Missouri.
It is a MUST HAVE for everyone looking to participate in a Car Show or Cruise-In this year!
Order yours today and start planning a seasons worth of fun!!
Anyone wishing to order one should contact Sherri Peddicord at.......618-599-1274
Club Makes Donations to Local Charities!!!
The Wayne County Misfits recently gave monetary donations to several local charities. They are....Hope Ministry, Teen Reach, Heritage Woods, Wayne Co. Humane Society, Christmas For Kids, WADI Food Pantry, Fairfield Ministerial Alliance and the Compassion Pregnancy Center.
The club also held a food drive at their Christmas party with all donations to benefit the WADI Food Pantry.
F.C.C. Automotive Scholarship Recipient!!!
The Wayne County Misfits sponsor an annual Scholarship to the Frontier Community College Automotive Dept.
This years receipient of the Scholarship is Ben Morgan of Fairfield IL. The Misfits would like to congratulate Ben on winning this Scholarship!!!!
Pictured from left to right:
Larry Overbee - Vice President, Ben Morgan - Scholarship Recipient, Vince VanDyke - President and Sherri Peddicord - Secretary/Treasurer.
Other Websites to Check Out:
Fairfield National Bank
Frontier Community College
FCC Automotive Tech Program Brochure.PDF
American Hot Rods.com
Ace Custom Upholstery and Rod Shop
Clay County Cruisers Car Club
White Squirrel Cruisers Car Club
Classic Pony Car Club
Gateway Classic Cars
So. IL Car News
Shop Fairfield First Website
Southeastern Illinois Toursim Information