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The Lake Erie Region of the
Antique Automobile Club of America

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Our club is dedicated to the preservation, restoration and enjoyment of the antique automobile. 
Our focus is on original and authentic condition as well as quality workmanship.  Come join us for Festivities, Fun and Friendship.  
Ownership of a car is not necessary to be a member.
  Lake Erie Region is celebrating our 63rd year!

  What's new this month?  Check these out....

Read the November 2015 President's Message in the Club News.

Take a look at the upcoming events on the Club Activities page. See what is planned for the rest of 2015 as well as 2016.  The Christmas Party in December and Annual Installation Banquet in January are coming up.

Can you answer the NEW trivia questions for November on the Club News page?

Check out the good stuff For Sale in our Classified Ads.

Read about George Nashes Fleet (Chapter1) in Feature Cars

See the pictures of our August tour to downtown Buffalo and the beautiful Shea's Theater and the October Fall Foliage Tour.

Welcome to new members - James & Ruth Zak and William & Maureen Ellis

Our History

The Lake Erie Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America was formed in November 1952.  Rudy Ribbeck's Auto Service on Old Bailey Avenue at Seneca Street was used for meetings.  During the summer of 1952, a group of old car lovers would go to parades, etc., and soon the required minimum of 15 members was achieved in order to petition the National AACA for a Region.

The following individuals were part of the original 15 members:
William M. Cryan, Caryl Paul, Garold Seifert, Dorothy Cryan, Howard Holmes, Dr. Robert Britt, Rudy Ribbeck, Franklin Schweitzer, Stephen Schimolski, Frank Stabell.

The Club was first organized under the name of Lake Erie Region of Western New York, and three years later it was changed to Lake Erie Region of AACA.

Our First Officers from 1952 to 1953

Regional Director      Garold Seifert
Assistant Director       Howard Holmes
Secretary / Treasurer William Cryan
Recording Secretary Dorothy Cryan
Three Executive Board Members Dr. Robert Britt, Caryl Paul, Franklin Schweitzer

In 1952, local dues were $1.50 a year and national dues were $6.00 a year.

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