of Cuyahoga County
“THE TRACTOR CLUB”
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-
“Tractor Watch” Call
See YOU at the Fair, Fred Fred @ 440-237-7609 or
“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.
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
Jeremy & Megan Peth
10388 Webster Road
Strongsville, Ohio 44136
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.
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.