Newsletter / Apr – Jun 2020

Meetings Reminder

Saturday, April 18th, 6:00 PM, CANCELLED
Saturday, May 16th, 6:00 PM, SEE BELOW
Saturday, June 20th, 6:00 PM
Location: United Methodist Church in Three Rivers at 215 N. Main St.

PLEASE NOTE: April 18th Club Meeting



John Steiner talked to the St. Joe County Health Department about having the swap meet. They said it should be cancelled. You may contact Amy at the Health Department at 269-273-2161 ext. 241 if you have any health question. If you have club questions, you may call Tim Rossman at 269-319-1215, David Machan, 269-625-7232 or any other officer or board member.

MAY 16TH CLUB MEETING will be held ONLY if the Governor has lifted the travel ban and the limit on how many people can congregate.

Newsletters are being mailed to everyone even if they hadn’t paid 2020 dues; however you will not receive further newsletters unless your dues have been paid. Dues can be paid at meetings or by mail. Send check made out to St. Joe Valley Old Engine Association to Judy Hollister, 3220 Detroit Rd., Niles, MI. 49120. $8.00 for 18 years and older, $1.00 for 17 years and younger.

Feature tractors for our 60th annual show in 2020 are Oliver and Cletrac.
Feature garden tractor is Bantam.

A BIG “THANK YOU” goes out to Tom Miller for paying for the club’s tent at the Centreville fair in 2019.

February Meeting Notes

A change in the by-laws was passed clarifying the Treasurer position. A motion to hold summer meetings at the church was proposed and passed.

Mackinac Bridge Crossing

The bridge crossing is September 11th. Registration is open online. You can register by mail, also. Contact Terry Bowlby at 269-445-7210.

Decatur, Michigan Plow Day

Contact Robbie Laporte at 269-228-6158 closer to the date to see if it is still being held. Plow day is scheduled for April 18th at 10:00 AM located at 89701 54th St., Decatur, Mi.-that is the corner of M51 and 54th st. All tractors/plows are welcome.

Parade Schedules (if not cancelled)

Three Rivers Water Festival Parade is Thursday, June 18th, 7:00 pm. step-off (Storm date is Friday June 19th, 2020). A club entry fee of $20.00 is due May 22nd. On- line form says more than 3 vehicles must fill out a 2nd entry. Entries are limited first 80 received.

Constantine Parade is July 4th. No other information available on their website. Check online.

Sturgis Electric Parade is June 26th. Line-up is 9:00 pm and step-off at 9:30 pm on June 26th. Must complete a form on line at by 6/15/2020.

White Pigeon Days are July 10 – 12. If you would like your event in the White Pigeon Days schedule, please message them directly.

Centreville Covered Bridge Days are July 17-18th. The Theme is ” Bull Dog Pride: Celebrating Centreville”. The parade is Saturday, July 18th. Line-up is at 4:00 PM and step-off is at 5:00 PM. An entry form is due June 26th.

Schoolcraft: 2020 schedule is not listed.

Mendon Riverfest: No info online. Just says, “Event information may be out of date due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Confirm details with event organizers.”

Burr Oak Days will be in July newsletter.

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