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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER, SOCIETY FOR THE PRESERVATION AND APPRECIATION OF ANTIQUE MOTOR FIRE APPARATUS IN AMERICA

2014 Calendar of Events

(Unless specifically indicated as a CFE activity,
events listed are not sponsored or endorsed by CFE or SPAAMFAA.)

For a comprehensive nationwide listing of musters, parades, and other fire service related special events, check out Anita Ford's Best on the Web

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 13 (Saturday) - First Responders night at Irwindale Speedway September 13th (Irwindale, CA)
Irwindale Speedway is honoring all first responders on Saturday September 13, 2014. All Police, Fire and EMS workers with proper ID will be admitted free. Gates open at 4pm, first race at 7pm. Fire rigs should arrive at 4pm. There will be a staging area for fire apparatus during the on-track autograph session and a parade lap just before the racing begins. If you have any questions, please contact Chris Egebjerg at 626-840-1367 or chris.egebjerg@meggitt.com, or Hugh Schenkel at 626-358-1100 Ext.205 or hugh@211Enterprises.com.

September 14 (Sunday) - 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 arffcoach@msn.com.

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 crowncoach@aol.com, or visit http://www.cruisinforacure.com for more information.

September 28 (Sunday) - South Pasadena FD Open House & Car Show (South Pasadena, CA)
10 am to 3 pm at the South Pasadena Police Department, 1422 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA, 91030. Information booths, demonstrations, fire engine displays and many other activities for the community. They are hoping to get some vintage/antique apparatus for display . Vehicles should arrive no later than 9:30 am for set up and the event goes from 10 am to 3 pm.

October 4 (Saturday) - Pala FD fire Prevention Day Open House (Pala, CA)
10 am to 2 pm at the Pala Fire Station, 34884 Lilac Extension Rd, Pala, CA 92059 (northern San Diego couty east of the 15 freeway). Information booths, demonstration trailers, live fire demonstrations, bbq, fire helicopter water drops and display. Mercy Air medical helicopter display, fire engine displays and many other activities for the community. CFE members are invited to bring rigs for an antique fire engine display. Vehicles should arrive between 9 am to 930am for set up and the event goes from 10 am to 2 pm. They would like to be notified at least a week before event of who is coming for planning. For anyone coming the BBQ is free. Contact: Elfego Covarrubias, 760-468-0977, email: ecovarrubias@palatribe.com
or Jason King, 951-285-6099, eail: jking@palatribe.com

November ? - CFE Board and General Meeting
Date, time and location to be announced.

Last Update: 2014-09-10