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					                                            Agricultural PreservationAssociation
                                                    of Cuyahoga County
                                                        “THE TRACTOR CLUB”
   www.tractorclub.info

  Branch 182 Early Day Gas Engine & Tractor Association

             TRACTOR TALK NEWSLETTER
  THURSDAY AUGUST 13, 2009 at 7:00pm POT LUCK & MEETING AT THE PAVILLION
 AT THE CUYAHOGA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS—-see you there!!!


                                                                                                      FAMILY POT LUCK AT THE FAIR—-
 PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE                                                                                 MEAL PROVIDED BY ALL MEMBERS —
                                                                                                     CHICKEN WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE
 I want to thank ALL the members that came to the last meeting and helped                               TRACTOR CLUB.
 clean the museum. We again did it in record time and our accomplishments
 were greatly appreciated by Anita and the CC Farm Bureau. A special                                 EVERYONE IS WELCOME!!!
 “Thank You to the C.C. Farm Bureau for the pizza that was enjoyed by all.
 This is a very active month for our club. Richfield Days and Parade this coming                    PEDAL TRACTOR RAFFLE
                                                                                                    TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE
 weekend. The CC Fair Tractor Display and our club potluck are a great way to                       please turn in your money and
 involve our families. Be sure to read the activity schedule enclosed with this                     stubs . Make sure your name is on
 newsletter. The club will again provide bottled water during fair week. If you                     the back of the stub as seller. The
 want other beverages you will have to bring your own except for the potluck                        drawing is Tuesday 8-11-09 at the
 when the club will provide Orange Drink.                                                           Pedal Tractor Pull.
 . Additional Fair tickets will be available for members if requested in advance for
 a reasonable price. The display will be an EDGE&TA sponsored event. Fire ex-                             ATTENTION
 tinguishers and wood blocks to prevent the tractor from rolling are required. It                     Please call and let us know
 is also recommended that the battery cable be removed to prevent unauthorized                        by Friday, Aug.7th if you are
 people from starting your tractor. Please put your name on your fire extin-                          bringing a tractor to the fair
 guisher. Come and enjoy the fellowship and help promote our club and educate                         & how many and sign up to
 fair visitors about agriculture, antique tractors and restoration of farm equip-
 ment.
                                                                                                      “Tractor Watch” Call
                                See YOU at the Fair,       Fred                                       Fred @ 440-237-7609 or
                                                                                                      Steve @440-237-6963.
 “Tractor Club” Standing Rules state the following;




RAFFLE TICKETS MUST BE TURNED IN ON Tuesday AT THE FAIR. AS A MEMBER YOU ARE
RESPONSIBLE FOR SELLING OR BUYING THE $10 WORTH OF TICKETS THAT WERE SENT
TO YOU. If you have not turned in your ticket stubs & money, bring them to the Fair.
  The Tractor Club was organized by a group of men and women that enjoy and share an interest in antique tractors.
          Fred Holzman              Jerry Boardman                 Gail Holzman               Steve Mattes                Andy Anderson
          President                 Vice President                 Secretary                   Treasurer                 Safety Chairman
         440-237-7609               330-278-2494                   440-237-7609                440-237-6963                330-659-3827
                                                                       WELCOME TO NEW MEMBER
                                                                       Lorraine Meyer & her husband Mike.
                                                                       They live in North Royalton with their son
                  The 2009                                             and are interested in all tractor
                                                                       programs. She is the daughter of
 Cuyahoga County Junior Fair Livestock                                 members Bert & Judy Sagen.
 Auction Sale will be held on Saturday Au-                             A “SPECIAL WELCOME”
 gust 15, 2009 at 7:00PM at the Cuyahoga                               to Lorraine and her family.
 County Fair Grounds in the Cow Palace.                                RICHFIELD BICENNTENIAL
 Come and support the 4-H at this annual                                    CELEBRATION
 event. Sign-in begins at 6:00PM. See Dave                              We will be participating in the Parade
 Peth if you want more information.                                    on Friday August 7th and can remain at
                                                                       the Richfield Woods for a display. Ac-
                                                                       cording to a representative there will be
                                                                       Boy Scouts there 24 hours a day for the
  CONGRATULATIONS                                                      weekend but their big day for the cele-
                                                                       bration is Sunday. She was not sure you
   To Joe Sommer, the 2009 Outstanding Student for the                 would want to leave your tractor there
  Power Equipment Technology Program at CVCC. To receive this          all weekend, it’s up to you. Talk to Andy
  award Joe was considered a dedicated student with a positive atti-   Anderson for any additional info.
  tude, was understanding, helpful, hard-working and always will-
  ing to learn. Joe graduated from North Royalton High School in
  June and is already attending Ohio Technical College majoring in     When a cow laughs, Does the milk come
  Diesel Technology. Joe is a member of the National Technical         out her nose? Never kick a cow chip on a
  Honor Society and received the Imagine America Scholarship           hot day!!!    See you at the FAIR……..
  from NRHS for anyone going to a Tech School. He also received
  the Oliver Ocasek Scholarship from Cuyahoga Valley Career Cen-
  ter. Joe is the son of Don & Kathy Sommer.

  CONGRATULATIONS
  To Jeremy Peth & Megan McHaffery who were married on June
  20th. They spent their honeymoon in Aruba and are now living in
  Strongsville. Jeremy has been a member of the Tractor Club
  along with his dad for many years. He is the son of Dave & Joyce
  Peth.
      Jeremy & Megan Peth
      10388 Webster Road
      Strongsville, Ohio 44136
      440-567-2365


This is the Allis Chalmers WD-45 Scale model Pedal Tractor
we will be raffling at the Fair on Tuesday August 11th after
the Pedal Tractor Pull. Be sure to get your tickets and money
in ASAP. There will be more tickets
available at the fair.
 Anita Cook and the Farm Bureau
will need Tractor Club members to
help with the pull as in the past. Try
to be there early to help with set-up.
Tractor Club Family Picnic
             THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2009 —- 7:00PM

The pot-luck picnic will be held at the fairgrounds by the tractor display.
There are plenty of tables for our members and their families. The club
will provide the paper products, chicken, water and orange drink and
request that you bring a side dish or two to share. This worked out
great last year and the food was wonderful. Hope to see you there! We
will have a short informational meeting after the picnic.



                 UPCOMING EVENTS
RICHFIELD COMMUNITY DAY PARADE — Friday, August 7, 2009 — Start time
6:30pm. Assemble at old Richfield School on 303. Parade ends at Richfield Woods
on Broadview Road (same as last year.) THIS IS RICHFIELD’S BECENNTENIAL
PARADE WITH A LARGE PARTICIPATION — BE THERE EARLY!

TRACTOR DISPLAY SETUP AT CC FAIR — Bring tractors to the display area on
Saturday August 8 - 12 to 5pm — Sunday August 9 - 9am-5pm — Monday August
10 - 9am to noon.

CUYAHOGA COUNTY FAIR — August 10-16. Activities each day at the Fair.

OLMSTED FALLS PARADE — Thursday, August 20, 2009. Start time 6:30pm.
Unload same as last year at Bagley Rd & Maple Way at the Falls Lexon Elementary
School. Please allow enough time to unload and line up. Traffic gets heavy!

NORTH ROYALTON PARADE — Sunday, August 23, 2009 — Start time is
3:00pm. Unload at the North Royalton High School and drive to St. Albert’s Church
on Wallings Rd to line up. Traffic gets heavy!

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW BUS TRIP — Tuesday September 22, 2009. Spon-
sored by The Cuyahoga Farm Bureau. For details call the FB Office.

NORTH ROYALTON HARVEST FEST — Sunday, September 20, 2009 — 11am
to 4pm. Tractor Display, DoDo Drop — Tickets will be available at the Fair. 9 Prizes
this year. We will need workers...See Gail for tickets.

  See “Upcoming Events” page of the website for printable calendar pages.