2013 Misfits Car Show Huge Success!!
150 vehicles from around the Tri-State filled Leo French Park in Fairfield IL on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend to participate in the 16th Annual Wayne County Misfits Car Show!
We were all blessed with a nice Spring day! 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 2013 show winners....
FNB Sponsor's Choice: Dustin Barnett - Carmi, IL - 1968 Chevy Chevelle
Best GM: Butch Burwell - Mt. Vernon, IL - 1969 Chevy Chevelle SS
Best Ford: Keith Ward - Sesser, IL - 1959 Mercury 2 Door
Best Mopar: Darwin Mitchell - Carrier Mills, IL - 1935 Plymouth Coupe
Best Non-Big 3: Loran & Beverly Budde - Olney, IL - 1960 Studebaker Hawk
Best Paint: Tiek Zumberae - Sesser, IL - 1957 Chevy 2 Door Hardtop
Best Interior: Jim Dorris - Carterville, IL - 1967 Chevy Corvette
Best Truck: Stan & TJ Higginson - McLeansboro, IL - 1940 Diamond T 201
Best Engine: Bobby Joe Fisher - Pinckneyville, IL - 1931 Ford Victoria
Best Tuner: John Gates - Kirkwood, MO - 2008 HHR
Best Street Rod: Jim Walker - Evansville, IN - 1939 Chevy Pick-Up
Best Motorcycle: Mike Saltsgaver - Geff, IL - 1957 Simplex Service Cycle
Best Tractor: Walter Simpson - Fairfield, IL - 1963 JohnDeere 3010
Ladies Choice: Chuck Cimera - Mt. Vernon, IL - 1967 Chevy Camaro
"Just Because We Like You" Award: D. Lowe - Pinckneyville, IL - 1974 Volkswagon Rat Rod
Club Participation: Kingsmen Auto Club - Mt. Vernon, IL (15 Vehicles)
Farthest Distance: Scott & Kay Sumpier - Excelsior Springs, MO - (375 Miles!)
Carroll Hilliard Award: Rick Reed - Charlston, IL - 1970 Olds 442 W-30
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 2013 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 2014!!
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