UPSTATE NY CHAPTER


 BUICK CLUB OF AMERICA

established 2005

DEDICATED TO THE USE AND CARE OF ALL BUICK AUTOMOBILES  

In memory of Jim Jakubiak
August 10, 1959 - July 29, 2016


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CLUB NOTES

NEXT MEETING
DECEMBER 14TH



July 29, 2016
It is with great sadness that I report to you the passing of our director, Jim Jakubiak. Jim was stricken this morning while attending the BCA Nationals in Allentown, PA. Please join me in expressing our sympathy to his wife Lynn and son Josh.
He will be sorely missed.


Calvin Hugins
Cal Hugins, our member from New Haven, CT., passed away Monday August 15th at the age of 80. Cal was an avid Buick fan and possessed a vast knowledge of all things Buick. We express our condolences to Cal's family. 
 



Please note we now have a page dedicated to the 2017 Northeast Regional which we are hosting. Information will be posted as it becomes available. _________________________________

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                     Items of Interest 

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                        Buick's New Convertible!
                                 Click HERE

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Here's a link to a whole list of automotive videos. Something for everyone it looks like. Thanks, Jim Jakubiak
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Here is a link to an interesting 1950 Buick. Anybody know anything about this car? (Thanks to Old Cars Weekly)

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New York Reintroduces Bill to Provide for One-Time Historic Vehicle Registration Fee - click 

here for details of the bill
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Past Events (updated 8/9/16)

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Like Buicks? Want to meet like-minded individuals? Then consider joining the Upstate New York Chapter of the Buick Club of America. We are based in the Capital District area but have members in the surrounding communities as well. We even have a member from the state of Vermont! We enjoy driving our cars so a lot of our activities include a driving tour of some sort. Past driving tours have taken us north to Plattsburgh, over to Stockbridge, MA, and into the mountains of Vermont. We also hold an annual cruise-in at Goldstein Buick in Albany. We use it to kick off the summer and open it to any and all cars, as it is a fundraiser for local charity. We hold a summer picnic and Christmas party with little or no cost to attending members. Our meetings are generally held in the winter months, usually the third Sunday of the month, and we try to hold them at interesting locations. Our quarterly newsletter, Upstate Update, goes out to all chapter members. And, oh yea, you will usually find some of us at the local cruise-ins in the summer. Like I said, we like to drive our cars.

If we sound like the club for you, check us out. Contact one of the officers for further information.

UPCOMING EVENTS 

 

 2016-  2017
     Chapter
    Meetings

MEETINGS ARE HELD THE 2ND WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH
AT 7 PM


MEETING DATES FOR 2016-17
October 12
November 9
December 14
January 11
February 8
March 8
April 12
                         
           
All meetings  are held at the Route 7 Diner,
1090 Troy Schenectady Rd, Latham, NY,
across from the Keeler Motorcar complex.
Meetings are Open to the Public
For further info contact:
Ed Allmond - 518-456-8909
         

     

 Car Shows

 

         List of Weekly Cruise-Ins.
            To see a list of upcoming car shows, visit www.CapitalCarShows.com

Also check out http://cruizinny.com/

 June 18th
            

 

  CRUISE-IN TO SUMMER 8
at Cook Park
 
Cruise-In to Summer 8 has come and gone. Over 150 cars enjoyed a beautiful day at the park. As is usually the case, the Chinese auction had some great items available and Dinosaur Bar-B-Que and Mr. Ding-A-Ling supplied the food. Goldstein Buick displayed some of the latest & greatest from the ranks of Buick and GMC, and the South Colonie High robotics team was there to show us what fun we can have with robots. Members Dick & Barb Andrews chose this event to debut their recently acquired 1921 Buick Model Six - 44 previously owned by former member Tom Black. What a beauty!
We had our best year yet as we donated over $2000 to the Boys and Girls Clubs! Thanks to all who helped us achieve this goal.

Here is a link to event pictures. Pictures courtesy of Bob Martino.

 Dec 4 
 
HO! HO! HO!
           
IT'S TIME FOR OUR

 H O L I D A Y  P A R T Y 

That's right, folks. The holidays are right around the corner and what better way to kick 'em off than by joining your fellow Buick club members at our annual holiday party. The date is December 4 from 1-4 at the Garden Buffet inside the Saratoga Racino. The cost is still $5 per person with the club picking up the balance. It's a nice perk, right? Please keep in mind it is restricted to the immediate family of the club members. 
So if you want to join us, you need to sign up by November 29th. Payment must also be made prior to the party. You can send you payments to me, Ed Allmond, at 1 Rolling Hills Rd, Schenectady NY  12309. Make checks out to UNYBCA. 
Please join us. And don't forget your Yankee Swap gift. See the flyer for further details.

click here for flyer

May20,
2017
 
BUICK/CADILLAC LAWN SHOW
SARATOGA AUTO MUSEUM  
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