Our regular CFE Meetings include a raffle of items related to our hobby. We've had everything from patches and ball caps to a surplus fire hydrant in the raffle. If you have items you can donate to the raffle, just bring them).
September 14 (Saturday) - CFE Board and General Meeting (Laguna Beach, CA)
9:30 am at
Laguna Beach Fire Station 2, located at 285 Agate Street. The cross street is south Pacific Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA (Thomas Brothers Map page 950 H5). Directions: From the 405 take Laguna Canyon Road (133) south to South Coast Hwy and turn left (south) Agate Street is approximately 8 blocks on the left. CFE member Brian Grimes owns the unique 1968 ALF pumper powered by a 12 cylinder Detroit that served as Laguna Beach Engine 2 and will have it at the station. For more info, contact Don Beckwith at 909-936-0818 (cell) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 27th (Saturday) – 15th Annual Cruisin’ for a Cure Car and Truck Show (Costa Mesa, CA)
Public show hours are 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. Rigs need to arrive by 7:00 am. Orange County Fairgrounds. Over 3,500 hot rods, classics, trucks, etc. are part of this one day charity event for finding a cure for prostate cancer. There will be spaces for fire apparatus and there will also be a flag raising ceremony with CFE fire apparatus at the start of the event. Many classic and antique cars and trucks on display. Cruising all day. Vendors and displays. All proceeds to benefit City of Hope Prostate Cancer Program. Contact Don Croucher if you can display your rig, at 949-493-8718 or email@example.com, or visit http://www.cruisinforacure.com for more information.
November ? (Saturday) - CFE Board and General Meeting (Mission Viejo, CA)Exact date to be announced
We have been invited by the California Fire Museum to have our meeting at the CFM shop facility in Mission Viejo which is on property of the Santa Margarita Water District, on Water Tank Road. This on Felipe Rd just past La Paz Rd. From the 5 Fwy. take La Paz Rd. east all the way to the end. Turn right on Filipe Rd., (left is Olympiad) Rd. A couple hundred feet south on Filipe, look for a fenced gated driveway on the left, go up hill through gate to top, building is on the right. You can also take Oso Pkwy off the 5 Fwy go east to Felipe Rd, left on Felipe about a mile past ball parks, driveway is on your right, just past the small green La Paz Rd sign on the right. After the baord meeting we will have a chance to look at the fire rigs and some of the fire memoribilia of the CFM stored at this facility. The CFM folks will also be providing a BBQ lunch, so if you plan to come please RSVP so we can get an estimated count for lunch. Contact Don Beckwith at 909-936-0818 (cell) or firstname.lastname@example.org.