The NE Georgia Mustang Club’s 47th Annual Fall Mustang Car Show Update

WE ARE MOVING THE SHOW!!!

It has been different this year with COVID-19, shelter in place and all the other disruptions. Car Shows are still cancelling, which has caused everyone to reassess their plans. Like me, many of you have been out driving your cars and some clubs, like the NE Georgia Mustang Club, have put together cruises just so we could see each other and drive our cars.

Many of you are wanting to know if the Maggie Valley Car Show is still on and the answer is NO and YES! The NE Georgia Mustang Club’s Fall Car Show will not take place at the usual location at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. That is the NO part of the answer.

The YES part of the answer is we are moving the show to the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds at 1311 Music Hall Rd, in Hiawassee, GA 30546.

The Additional good news is that we are adding Friday, October 2, as a second day full of activities. The car show will be held on Saturday, October 3 as usual. We are excited!!!!

NE Georgia Mustang Club has been in contact with John Clor, Enthusiast Communications Manager / FORD PERFORMANCE ; Steve Prewitt, President of the Mustang Club of America  and our vendors. After several discussions and calls, we have decided to move our event to the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds in Hiawassee, GA. Everyone is excited. Ford Performance has committed to coming and John Clor is planning to speak just before the awards. John even mentioned that Dick Nesbitt the designer of the Mustang II is interested in the show.

This year the Mustang II Club will be holding their Mustang II Reunion V at the show and they are pumped to be coming to Hiawassee, GA. FYI, The first people to register on Motosho this year were Mustang II owners. Steve Prewitt, president of the Mustang Club of America  is bringing his Mustang II. Many vendors have called and said they are coming and some have offered some cool goody bag stuff. We are well on the way to a very successful show.

This is how the show will play out. We have a drop dead date of August 14th as this is the latest that we can wait before we have to commit to having shirts and awards made. Georgia as you know is calling the shots for social gatherings and that will be the determining factor for our decision. Right now, Georgia is open to car shows as long as everyone social distances and wears a mask.

This year the show will be popular vote show. At the show, clubs and friends can park together or in close proximity to each other. That way you will most likely be next to someone you know.

We are asking everyone to register on Motosho so that we can have dash cards prepared when you arrive which will help avoid large gatherings of people around the registration desk. We want to have a fun show and at the same time keep everyone safe. We are forging ahead as usual continuing our planning for the show. The host hotel is the Lake Chatuge Lodge .

Details:

 ·     Hiawassee is a cool vacation destination. Here is a link for things to do and see around Hiawassee.

·     If this is your first time coming to Georgia, check out the scenic Richard Russell Parkway and Brasstown Bald which is the highest point in Georgia and Helen, GA known for its vineyards and Bavarian-style buildings.  If you have time it is only 58 miles to the Tail of the Dragon and 68 miles to the Blue Ridge Parkway.

·     We are having a meet and greet from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM, on Friday afternoon with John Clor and others.

·     Preregistration is on Motosho and there will be registration at the show from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Friday and from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Saturday.

·     We have a location to park trailers

·     Jacky Jones’ private car collection tours will be available

·     Memory Lane Museum

·     Cruise on Friday

·     There is camping on the site and a Georgia Clogging Competition at the music hall Saturday night.

·     Motels are booking up fast so go ahead and register.

Lake Chatuge Lodge – Hiawassee, GA – 800-613-4349, host hotel

Holiday Inn Express – Hiawassee, GA – 706-896-8884

Chatuge Mountain Inn – Hayesville, NC – 828-389-3000

Georgia Mountain Fairground Campgrounds – Hiawassee, GA – 706-896-4149

Other information will follow as details become finalized.

If you have already registered your registration will go towards this event in its new location. Please pass this on to your friends, as we may not have their contact information. If you have any questions, call me, Steve Harrison, at 404-427-2264.

We will send monthly email updates from this point forward. If you know of anyone that would like to be on the email contact list, send me their name and email address to Steve Harrison at steve66shelby@gmail.com

Mustang II Reunion V at The Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds – Hiawassee, GA

UPDATE

This year the Northeast Georgia Mustang Club’s 47th Annual Shelby Mustang & Ford Meet Regional Car Show featuring the Mustang II will not be in Maggie Valley, NC.   The car show has been moved to the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds in Hiawassee, GA.  This will be the Mustang II’s 5th Annual Show.

The Mustang II will have a show within the show with a Mustang II Best of Show award. Special guests John Clor of Ford Performance and MCA President Steve Prewitt are scheduled to be on site. John is the Enthusiast Communications Manager for Ford Performance. Steve will have his recently acquired Mustang II in the show.

On-site registration will be available at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds show site on Friday, October 2, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. On Saturday, October 3, 2020 the show will be from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM with registration open until noon.

MotoSho Online Registration   

Visit Show Info  for more information.

 

Modern Muscle Design $5K Sweepstakes

Sponsored by Modern Muscle Design (MMD), AmericanMuscle’s (AM) latest giveaway gives Mustang owners the chance to win a $5000 in-store credit. No purchase is necessary to enter. To increase the odds of winning, eligible applicants are invited to submit their information daily until 11:59 pm EST on August 20, 2020.

This sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States, District of Columbia, and Canada who are age 18 or older at the time of entry, excluding residents of Florida, New York, Rhode Island and Quebec. The grand prize winner is eligible to shop AM’s wide selection of new interior, exterior and performance mods for the vehicle of their choice. This includes, but is not limited to, MMD products — an industry leading appearance brand, designing and manufacturing some of the most popular styling parts on the market. See official rules and restrictions found on the contest entry page.

A winner will be selected on or about August 27, 2020 and notified thereafter.  Entries are limited to one per person, per day until the sweepstakes closes at 11:59 pm EST on August 20, 2020.

Mustang owners, enter here:  https://www.americanmuscle.com/mmd-mustang-wheels.html

AmericanMuscle’s Mustang Intakes Guide Update

AmericanMuscle (AM) has revamped their mustang intakes tech guide with the addition of a video containing pro tips on how to shop for a cold air intake. Hosted by host Justin Dugan, the new content helps Mustang owners understand their options in an easily digestible format. Josh begins by explaining that an intake is an easy way to “add a little more power and sound along with making a nice visual statement under the hood.” AM’s detailed product pages, industry-leading dyno test and install videos ensure customers purchase the best system for their ride and budget. Customers overwhelmed by the vast product selection can check out AM’ top 3 options based on industry experience and popularity in the Mustang community. The video concludes with a thorough breakdown of things to keep in mind prior to purchase. M’s detailed mustang intakes guide takes the guesswork out of shopping for a cold air intake. Along within-depth product pages and how-to videos, AM continues to support Mustang owners with reliable information and top-notch customer service.

NE Georgia Mustang Club’s Facebook Virtual Car Show Winners

Thanks to everyone for participating in our Virtual Car Show, the show was a great success!

Here are the class winners:

• 64.5 – 66 – Tina Price – 1965 Red Mustang GT Fastback
• 74 – 78 – Steve Jochems – 1977 Mustang II Monroe Handler
• 79 – 93 – Adam Ramey – 1993 Red Cobra
• 94 – 20 – Linda Joyce – 1994 Red Mustang GT
• Ford – Richard Schmidt – 1956 Ford Victoria Custom

Email your contact information and T-Shirt Size to negeorgiamustangclub@gmail.com and we will get the awards shipped out and enter your car into the 2020 Maggie Valley Show.

Congratulations to everyone who participated and to the winners. We hope to see everyone in person and out on the show field soon.

The Members Cars & Parts for Sale Page is now Open!

The NE Georgia Mustang Club’s page for Club Members to sell their Mustang or Ford Cars and/or Parts is now active.

Click on the following link or select from the header menu on the Home Page:  Members Cars & Parts for Sale

Posting on this site is limited to NE Georgia Mustang Club Members only.

If you are not a NE Georgia Mustang Club Member you can join by completing the Membership Form  2020 NEGMC Membership Application  and mailing the completed form along with a check for $25.00 to the NEGMC Secretary.

To have your Ford cars and/or Ford parts listed on this page, send the information to Rick Schmidt at  hillside96@live.com

Your information must include your Name, Contact Information (either email address or phone number), Asking Price and a Brief Description of the Item or Items being offered.

There is a limit of two (2) pictures allowed per ad and the pictures must be in a .jeg format.

All ads will run for 30 days unless extended by request via email.

Disclaimer: The Northeast Georgia Mustang Club is not responsible for the contents and/or correctness of the advertisements posted on this web site.
It is up to the purchaser to judge and verify with the seller the items being offered for sale.

The 2020 NEGMC President’s Award & Prestige Awards Update

The NEGMC awards program is back for 2020. We will continue to have two awards, the President’s Award and the Prestige Award.  The aim of these Awards is to encourage membership participation in the Club’s various activities and to acknowledge those members that do participate.

There are two award categories:

First is the NEGMC President’s Award – This Award is for the members participating in activities with the Club during the year.  Points are assigned and any member that achieves a points total of 100 points are more will receive this Award.

Next is the NEGMC Prestige Awards which are broken down into three class groupings by age of the NEGMC Members cars. Those breakdowns are: Prestige Class 64.5 – 78; Prestige Class 79 – 04;  and Prestige Class 05 – 20.  The Prestige Awards are given to each NEGMC Member that has accumulated the top points in each class.

There are still several qualifying NEGMC Meetings and Car Shows remaining for this year that can help you achieve your goals.

Additional information is available on the web site’s Awards tab or by this link:  NEGMC Awards Program  

Red Grille Medallion Award!

Congratulations to Kenny and Lisa for being awarded the MCA Red Grille Medallion for their 2004 Mach 1.  In addition to the Red Grille Medallion Award, they also received a Gold Award for the Houston show.

Great Going!!

For those of you thinking of striving for their own Grille Medallion this is how to achieve that goal:

When you attend a National event you will earn 2 points for your Mustang when receiving a Gold Award (1st) and 1 point for a Silver Award (2nd) at that show.

When you attend a Grand National event you will earn 3 points for your Mustang when receiving a Gold Award (1st) and 2 points for a Silver Award (2nd) at that show.

It takes 20 accumulated points to earn one of two different types of Grille Medallions:

  • Red medallions are awarded in the Occasionally Driven; Daily Driven and Modified Classes
  • Blue medallions are awarded in the Concours; Thoroughbred and Unrestored classes

Once you accumulate 20 points then you simply need to fill out the form (typically in the MCA magazine) and submit it.

It takes a dedicated individual and/or individuals to achieve this recognition which only adds to the awards prestige.

Again congratulations to Kenny and Lisa as it has been several years since a NE Georgia Mustang Club member has received a Grille Medallion.

 

 

NE Georgia Mustang Club News (02.07.19)

We are off to a very exciting year. We conducted our first board meeting, evaluating all the work ahead of us this year. We are currently in the throws of moving our Mustang Unlimited show to YearOne Muscle Car Parts in Braselton, GA and all the planning that is involved. For may years we were fortunate to have an awesome relationship with all the people who worked at Mustang Unlimited and they always did an incredible job hosting our shows. With Mustang Unlimited closing the Georgia location, it created an opportunity for us to seek a new site for our show. YearOne has been gracious to invite us to start the car season at their location. Not only are they providing the site, but partnering with us to have a very successful event. You will probably see some not Ford products at our show and a section will be set aside for those cars. It was our intention to have an only Ford show but given that fact, YearOne has been doing shows there for many years, open to all automobiles. so, it may happen that something other than a Ford product may show up and as car guys we don’t want to turn anyone away. Our awards will be focused on Ford products. As far as a Club Show, the voting will be separate from the non-Ford cars. However, there will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards for the non-Ford cars. I simply want to bring this to your attention so if there are non-Ford cars there, it would not come as a surprise.

We have a ton of events planned for this year as you will see on our website calendar. This should appeal to all our members, as it will not be just car shows. Our next meeting, at Gateway Classic Cars, we will discuss the usual events and in addition, will be rolling out many new opportunities for our club and members.

The club address has been changed from Baldwin, GA to Braselton, GA to facilitate our ability to retrieve mail from the PO Box. We have updated our information on the MCA site to reflect our new address and officers, so as you search for clubs on the MCA website you will see that as well. The NEGMC website is being updated daily, which keeps it current. It is your best resource for information pertaining to the club and other activities.

Our spring show is now an MCA regional show making both shows MCA regional shows. Our March show is listed in Mustang Times (Maggie Valley soon to follow). We had a guy in NC saying he saw it listed in Mustang Times and is coming to the March show. Maggie Valley planning is going hand and hand with the YearOne planning and both prove to be great events.

I’m going to stop here, but I wanted to bring you up to date on some of the club activities. More information to come at the February meeting. Again, it is at Gateway Classics in Alpharetta. Be sure to have your club decal on your windshield. The decals will be available at Gateway if you do not have one (I will tell you why at the meeting.) Bring your chairs!

See you soon,

Steve

NE Georgia Mustang Club’s 2018 Toys for Tots Buying Trip

Thanks for everyone who came out in the miserable weather on Saturday (12.08.18) to make our annual Christmas shopping trip a great success!

A special Thank You goes out to Fritz and the folks at Jacky Jones Ford for providing us with a great new Transit van, a fine photo op, and acting as our drop-off point for Toys for Tots and White Christmas goodies.

Another special Thank You to the Ford Owner’s Association for adding additional Christmas toys to bring our donations “over the top.”

Following our shopping trip, Jacky Jones Ford hosted our December meeting and elections. There were no further nominations so your 2019-2020 officers were elected as nominated:
President – Steve Harrison
Vice President – Keith Corkern
Treasurer – Emily Priebe
Secretary – Dan Capps

Our new officers will be installed at our January 19th after-Christmas party. Over the next month our Secretary and President will work with their successors to assure a smooth transition.

Until then: Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, Happy Holidays!

Lou

P.S. Our Spring Show will be held at the Year One campus on 3/16/2019.