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About The Club
The Antique Automobile Club of America, based in Hershey, PA. ("The Sweetest City on Earth"), was started way back in 1935 with just 14 members. It's now an international organization in every state and 50 other countries with 50,000 members and 400 local clubs. It's goal is to preserve and enjoy automotive history and vehicles of all types including cars, trucks, motorcycles, race cars and even amphibians. Frequent local and national events are held. Membership benefits include a bi-monthly, slick, full-color, 98 page magazine, called Antique Automobile, an online monthly newsletter, called Speedster, online help forums, free admission to the AACA Museum, as well as participation eligibility in many tours and shows. Annual national dues are just $40 per household, plus our $20 per household local dues. Sounds like a lot but it's not when your old car benefits. The Villages Region, chartered in 2010, requires that you be a resident of The Villages (a private retirement community). You must also be a national member. Ownership of a vehicle more than 25 years old (restored or original) is not required, just interest in automotive history, design, mechanics or driving enjoyment. Simply fill out the membership application(s) and mail them in.
Next Local Meetings & Events
December TVRAACA Club Meeting (residents & their guests with IDs), scheduled for Monday, December 11th, at 7 PM, in the Zimbabwe Room at the Odell Village Recreation Center, 2260 Odell Circle, The Villages. "Cars of Cuba" presented by Bob Briggs. It's Holiday Cookie Night.
December TVRAACA Drive and Dine, scheduled for Thursday, December 14th, at 9:15 AM, to see the Cade Studebaker Collection in Gainesville, followed by BBQ lunch . Reservations required. Call Jim Rentz at 352-638-0502. (Flyer)
The Monthly Villages Cruise-In is Saturday, December 16th, 4-8 PM, on Main Street, Spanish Springs in The Villages. Open to all vehicles 1980 and older. No entry fee. Trophies and door prizes awarded. Residents go in at 3 PM; non-residents at 4 PM.
Club Officers & Board Members
President - Gordon Platt - President@tvraaca.org