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What's New in 2014!

WELCOME to the Model A Ford Club of America Web Site. Our site is constantly being updated and revised.
Notices of revisions can be found on this page.


December 18, 2014 - Website Advertiser
MAFCA welcomes Nationwide Auto Transport to our family of website advertisers.
See their listing on the Advertisers Page.


December 18, 2014 - Sad News
George DeAngelis, long time Ford employee and co-author of "The Model A Ford as Henry Built It"
has passed away. Details on the In Memory Page.


December 15, 2014 - Model A Gallery Pages
Added new photo of 1930 Coupe on the 1930 Photo Gallery Page.


December 12, 2014 - Chapter Chatter
Added a link to Chapter Coordinator Jill Sullins' column on the Communications Page.


December 6, 2014 - 2015 MAFCA Board Announced
At the 2014 National Awards Banquet in Little Rock this evening, the 2015 MAFCA Board was presented to the audience. Your directors for 2015 are: The 2015 Board was introduced at the end of the Awards Banquet. Board members for 2015 are:
President Garth Shreading; Vice President Happy Begg; Secretary Mark Smith; Treasurer Trudy Vestal; Membership Director Jay McCord; Technical Director Jim Cannon; Publications/PR Director David Bockman, and Advertising Director Jerry Wilhelm.

To see these Key People, Click Here.


December 1, 2014 - New Month
Dan Foulk's last column of the year has been added on the President's Page.
Updated the Era Fashions Publications page show the current cover of the Fashions Guidelines.


November 21, 2014 - Board Meeting Highlights
Added the September Board Meeting minute highlights to the Communications Page.


November 1, 2014 - A New Month
Added President Dan Foulk's November message on the President's Page.
Added this month's Era Fashions article on the Era Fashions Articles Page.
Added the current Restorer Cover and Table of Contents on the Restorer Page.


October 31, 2014 - Sad News
Fern Davis, former MAFCA director and Era Fashion guru, passed away in October. Fern published an era fashion column in The Restorer magazine for 25 years. She was the wife of former MAFCA president Ed Davis, and they attended many local and National events over the last 44 years. Details on the Memory Page.


October 17, 2014 - Updated Policies
Four MAFCA policies were updated at the September 6 Board of Directors meeting. They can be reviewed on the Policies Page.


October 4, 2014 - Hershey Seminar Handout
Added a link to download the seminar notes from Alex Janke's Front End Seminar on the Hershey Swap Meet Page.


October 3, 2014 - Era Fashions
Added a new article on the Era Fashions What's New Page.


October 1, 2014 - It's a New Month
Added President Dan Foulk's October message on the President's Page.


September 15, 2014 - Era Fashions Committee
Added Photo and biography of Lynette Marcione on the Era Fashions Committee Page.


September 10, 2014 - Video
"Big John" has a very interesting 1931 Tudor Sedan - not your typical restoration. See more on the Videos Page.


September 2, 2014 - Policies
Several MAFCA policies were revised recently. They are noted on the Policy Page.


September 1, 2014 - It's a new month
Added Added President Dan Foulk's monthly column on the President's Page.
Also added a new article on the Era Fashions Page..
And finally, updated the Restorer Page with this month's cover and table of contents.


August 26, 2014 - Another Classified Ad Scam Reported
It's unfortunate, but many of our classified ad postings produce emails and calls offering parts or cars that don't check out. The latest report is about a parts "supplier" in Bronx NY offering to provide parts wanted. Check out this report on the Scams Page.


August 24, 2014 - July Board of Directors Meeting Highlights
Added July Board of Directors meeting highlights on the Communications Page.


August 23, 2014 - Board Meeting Agenda
The meeting agenda for the Board of Directors meeting on September 6 in La Habra has been posted.
You can get a copy by Clicking Here.


August 18, 2014 - Members with eMail
Our Listmaster has forwarded updated lists of MAFCA members with email addresses.
Note that this list is strictly voluntary -
you must ask to have your name added to the list
or ask that your name be removed from the list.

To see the list, Click Here.


August 9, 2014 - Board of Directors Election 2014
Corrected one of the candidate's names on the 2014 Election Page.
Frank Whitney's name was listed incorrectly.


August 7, 2014 - Radiator Caps/Mascots
Added a new photo on the Radiator Mascots Page.


August 1, 2014 - August, already?
Added President Dan Foulk's monthly column on the President's Page.
Also added a new article on the Era Fashions What's New Page.
Added biographies of this year's Board of Directors candidates on the 2014 Board Candidates page.


July 31, 2014 - Strange and Unusual Model A's
Added a photo of an ad from Time Magazine from 1931 showing an all-stainless steel 1931 Tudor
on the Gallery - Strange Page.


July 23, 2014 - Wedding Photos
Added a Model A wedding photo on the Photo Gallery Page.


July 21, 2014 - Links
Added link to an interesting page on Houdaille Shocks on the Links Page.
Added two shock rebuilders on the Suppliers Page.


July 11, 2014 - MAFCA Presidents
Added a new page to the website to honor the men and women who have led MAFCA since our birth in 1956.
Visit : MAFCA Presidents.


July 11, 2014 - Board Meeting Agenda
Added the agenda for the upcoming MAFCA Board of Directors meeting on the
Board Calendar Page. Click on the link to see the agenda.


July 1, 2014 - It's a new month
Added President Dan Foulk's July column on the President's Page.
Also added a new article on the EFC Articles Page.
Era Fashions Committee updates their committee members - more on the Era Fashions Committee page.


June 28, 2014 - Chapter Chatter
Added the July/August Chapter Chatter column from The Restorer on the Communications Page.


June 26, 2014 - Policy Updates
Several policies were updated at the May 17 MAFCA Board of Directors meeting. Refer to our Policies Page.


June 19, 2014 - Board Meeting Highlights
Added May Board of Directors meeting highlights on the Communications Page.


June 2, 2014 - The President's Message
Added MAFCA President Dan Foulk's June message on the President's Page.
The Chapter Coordinator's May-June column CHAPTER CHATTER is now online on the Communications Page.


June 1, 2014 - June 1st
Added an era fashions article about Aprons on the Era Fashions What's New Page.


May 29, 2014 - Sad News
Paul Lewis, avid-MAFCA member, husband of former MAFCA President Donna, and active in MAFFI, has passed away.
Details on the In Memory Page.


May 25, 2014 - Galley - Mail Trucks
Added new photo of 1930 Mail Truck on the Gallery Page - Mail Trucks.


May 18, 2014 - New Technical Article
Added a link to a new Technical Article on the Restorer Page.


May 15, 2014 - Another Scam
One of our advertisers reports this new apparent scam from someone using the name Ronald Hawk.
Read more about it from the Scams Page.


May 12, 2014 - Updated Policies
Two policies were updated at the February 2014 Board of Directors meeting:
Part 1 Section 2 - Media Advertising and Part 2 Section 5-Y - Chapter Touring Award.
Those policies are listed on the Policies Page.


May 6, 2014 - Restorer Page
Added images of the current cover and table of contents on the Restorer Page.


May 4, 2014 - Chapter List
Some members have asked for a list of chapters by name in addition to the "by state" listing we've had for years.
We've added a link to an Alphabetical List on the Chapters Page.


May 1, 2014 - It's a new month!
Added this month's words of wisdom from our President on the President's Page.
Also added a new article on the EFC Articles Page.

Chapter editors: we've added a new article called "Fathers Day Ideas" that you can copy in your newsletters.
You'll find it on the Chapter Articles page.


April 27, 2014 - Fashion Judging Guidelines Update
Updated Part 1 of the Era Fashions Judging Procedure Manual (FJPM) on the Era Fashion Judging Page.


April 7, 2014 - New Video
Added a video slide show previewing the 2014 MAFCA Spring Tour on the Videos Page.


April 5, 2014 - Photo Galleries
Added new Victoria photo on the 1931 Photo Gallery Page
and a 1931 before/after photo on the Photo Gallery Before/After Page.


April 2, 2014 - Gasogene - Model A that burns wood!
Added a link to this special and rare Model A on the Links Page.


April 1, 2014 - It's a new month!
Added this month's words of wisdom from our President on the President's Page.
Also added a new article on the EFC What's New Page.


March 27, 2014 - MAFCA Board Meeting in September
The September MAFCA Board meeting date has been changed from the 20th to the 6th. MAFCA Board Meetings.


March 22, 2014 - Model A Videos
Added link to Jack Bahm's Model A YouTube videos on the Videos Page.


March 18, 2014 - Searching the MAFCA website
Sometimes you're looking for something on our website and you just can't find it using the menus or the Site Index.
What that happens, try using our SEARCH feature.

At the top right of our web pages, there's a field where you can type in a word or short phrase and Google
will search our site only for that information. Here's where the SEARCH BOX is located:

Here are some things you might want to find: your chapter, a Model A tool or part, an event. Try it - you'll like it.


March 10, 2014 - New Gallery Photos
Added two cars (a Phaeton and AR Tudor) on the 1928 Photo Gallery Page.


March 4, 2014 - March/April Restorer
Updated the Restorer Page with the current cover and table of contents.


March 3, 2014 - Hubley Cars
Think that Hubley cars are only for kids? 1964 MAFCA President George Pope has built a custom Hubley model
of his famous "Huff & Puff" School bus that was recently donated to the MAFFI museum.
We added a photo of his project on the Member Built Hubley Page.


March 3, 2014 - Board Meeting Minutes Highlights
Added a link to the February Board of Directors meeting highlights on the Communications Page.


March 1, 2014 - Start of a new month


February 24, 2014 - A-World
Added the latest A-World issue (Jan/Feb/Mar 2014) on the A-World Page.


February 11, 2014 - Radiator Mascots
Radiator mascots and caps are interesting to me, and from feedback I've received, MAFCA members enjoy seeing them too.
Added a new one on the Radiator Caps Page.


February 4, 2014 - President's Message for the Month
Added Dan Foulk's President's Report on the President's Page.


February 3, 2014 - Era Fashions What's New?
Added a new article about clothing costs in the Model A era on the Era Fashions What's New Page.


February 2, 2014 - Links
Lars Hedstrom from Sweden has information on the Russian GAZ AA trucks on his NETCLASSICS website,
which you'll find in the "Overseas Sites" of our Links Page.


February 2, 2014 - Members with Email
A new form has been provided on the Members With Email Page for MAFCA members to provide their email addresses to other members.
Signing up is strictly voluntary, but it gives other MAFCA members a way to contact you for help and advise.

The page was also updated today with a revised and updated list of members.
Please visit Members with Email to be sure that your information is still current.


January 30, 2014 - Youth Restoration
Updated the Youth Restoration Award Page.


January 24, 2014 - Calendars
In order to make sure that the calendar on the website and the calendar in The Restorer magazine are alike,
we now ask Chapters to fill out a form on the Calendar Page.

The information on the form is sent to our Calendar Coordinator who will verify the information and send to both
our Webmaster and Restorer Editor.

Any changes or updates to existing calendar entries may still be sent to Calendar_@_mafca.com.


January 22, 2014 - Agenda of Upcoming Board Meeting
Posted the agenda of February 1st's MAFCA Board Meeting on the MAFCA Board Calendar Page.


January 20, 2014 - Era Fashions
Updated two parts of the Fashion Judging Procedures Manual on the Era Fashions Judging Page.
The new updates allow you to fill out the enclosed forms on your computer instead of printing them out and filling in by hand.


January 18, 2014 - Results of December Board of Directors Meeting
Several MAFCA policies were revised at the December Board of Directors meeting.
The policies updated are noted on the Policies Page.
The minutes highlights from that meeting can be display on the Communications Page.


January 17, 2014 - Member Links
Added a link to Neil Wilson's new website featuring AA trucks on the Links Page.


January 17, 2014 - Members with Email Updated
The Listmaster has sent us update for the Members with Email Page. Many of us have changed their email address, or moved, or acquired a different Model A in the past few years. Please take a look to make sure your information is up-to-date.


January 15, 2014 - Motel 6 Promo Code
One of our members discovered a discount code is needed to make online reservations for Motel 6.
That code has been added to the Member Discounts Page.


January 13, 2014 - Fashion Judging Procedures Manual Updates
Posted updates to Part 1 and Part 3 of the FJPM as referenced on the Era Fashions Judging Page.


January 7, 2014 - Model A Video
Ever wonder what your Model A thinks about after all these years it's been on and off the road?
Check out the video narrated by Jack Baum's 1931 SW Fordor on the Fun Stuff - Videos Page.


January 3, 2014 - Gallery
Added Harris Warner's 1931 Deluxe Tudor Sedan photo on the 1931 Gallery Page.


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January 1, 2014 - Happy New Year


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