NYC 2014 Convention Media Coverage

We are now planning 2015 convention in South Bend, IN for another great display of our beloved Checkers. We will keep you informed as the plans developed.

The 2014 NYC Convention is history that you may want to relive or hear what media services published. Below is the coverage by media that we know of:


The New York Times published an article about the CCCoA on June 19, 2014. To read the article follow the following link -- Checker Cabs Return to Gotham.


There was a second article published by The New York Times  on June 17, 2014.

"Follow That Cab! Vintage Checkers Flock to Brooklyn

For a few hours, Box Street, a semi-industrial thoroughfare in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, seemed a whole lot like Kzoo.

Kzoo is the city-endorsed nickname (and its approved spelling) for Kalamazoo, Mich. — a place that Checker automobile enthusiasts know as the home of the beloved, boxy taxicabs that toiled in New York and other cities in their heyday from the 1950s until production ceased in 1982." Click here to read more…"

As all who attended the Box Street affair will tell you, IT WAS IMPRESSIVE! The local inhabitants were enamored by the diversity of displayed vehicles in one location especially in New York City.


Here is a list showing the media coverage we got for our convention and car show. Since most of these are hyperlinks, it does not make much sense to put this list in our printed newsletter. If anyone knows of other coverage we may have gotten, please let me know. Thanks, George Laszlo.

WSJ -- http://online.wsj.com/articles/checker-cabs-come-to-brooklyn-1403313240

Fox 5

http://video.foxnews.com/v/3635556320001/checkered-cars-on-display-this-weekend-in-new-york-city/#sp=show-clips

Read more...

 

Do We Have Your Correct Address?

Please check the envelope of “The Checkerboard News” for any corrections in your address!

Your Checker VIN information is important to keep track of the remaining vehicles around the world. If your email or other data has changed since confirmation was sent, send the updated information to us. This should be done at any time to assure the records are correct.

Your data is an important part of tracking Checker manufactory history!

If you are waiting for the club's newsletter check to insure that you are NOT listed in the missing address list at missing address list. Not sure of your membership expiration date? Contact Tony Mattern and we will check when your membership is due. When making your annual subscription payment, look for a return confirmation with your CORRECT address for Newsletter mailings.

How far is it to New York City from your house?  Hope to see you there.

 

About the Checker Car Club of America

CCCoAThe Checker Car Club Of America, Inc.
Attn: Anthony Mattern
Treasurer & Membership
160 Willard Drive
North East, MD, 21901-1631

The Checker Car Club of America was organized in April of 1982 for the preservation, enjoyment and information on Checker automobiles manufactured from 1922-1982 (year production ceased). In 2000 the club was incorporated under the name Checker Car Club of America, Inc. as a 501(c)(7) Not For Profit and is recognized as such by the State of Indiana and the IRS.

Ownership is not a prerequisite for membership and all are welcome.

If you wish to join, dues are only $25 per year (North America) and $30 (Foreign) in US funds. We accept check, money order, BillPay®, and PayPal®. If you wish to pay via PayPal® the fee is increased by $3 to defray the cost of their transaction fee - Don't forget to include your address the first time. Membership includes a subscription to the quarterly newsletter (mailed in January, April, July and October). Plus access to restricted areas and information on our website. Membership runs from February through January of the following year. If you join in the middle of a year, back issues for that year will be mailed to you.

To join, use the online membership application by following the "Join the Club!" link on the right, or you may print an application,  fill out the form and mail it to the address listed above with your Check or Money Order (US funds only please) payable to CCCoA. You may save postage and check fees by renewing using Bill Pay® service at your bank, then email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   the application information. If you wish to pay via PayPal® the fee is increased by $3 to defray the cost of the transaction fee. The account is This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Everything You Wish You Had Known Before Buying Your First Checker !

ImageWe’ve all done it. Fell in love with a car, bought it, and then discovered we didn’t know what we were getting ourselves in to. Maybe this article will help those who haven’t bought a Checker yet.


Read more...

 
Login



Latest News

Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/checkrts/public_html/modules/mod_latestnews/helper.php on line 109

Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/checkrts/public_html/modules/mod_latestnews/helper.php on line 109

Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/checkrts/public_html/modules/mod_latestnews/helper.php on line 109

Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/checkrts/public_html/modules/mod_latestnews/helper.php on line 109

Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/checkrts/public_html/modules/mod_latestnews/helper.php on line 109
Upcoming Events
No events
Checker Club Stuff!

Club T Shirt

Want some neat Checker Club stuff?  Now you can get club merchandise and help the club grow!  Each purchase helps to fund the club so that we can continue bringing you more benefits (more shows, more features, more more more!).  You don't have to be a club member to buy.  Get yours now and enjoy!

Joomla extensions by Siteground Hosting