Spark Plug Collectors of America Announce New Officers, Meeting Dates

By Staff

Vice Pres., Spark Plug Collectors of America 14018 N.E. 85th
Street, Elk River, Minnesota 55330

The Spark Plug Collectors of America, under the direction of the
first entirely new slate of officers in 20 years, announces its
slate of meetings for the 1996 year. After 20 years of serving as
president, William Bond, founder of the club, retired. Also
retiring were vice president Bob Harrington, treasurer Chad
Windham, and secretary-editor Jeff Bartheld, who left their offices
to run for other offices. The following were elected officers for
the 1996-97 term: Chad Windham, president; Jeff Bartheld, vice
president; Mike Healy, treasurer; and Rick Harris,
secretary-editor.

The meeting dates and places for the 1996-1997 year are as
follows:

The Midwest Regional Meeting will be held Friday, May 24, in
Waukee, Iowa, at the Central Hawkeye Gas Engine and Tractor Swap
Meet. The meeting will be held at the vice president’s stall
behind the main food building.

The 21st National-International Convention will be held August
21-24 in Portland, Indiana, in conjunction with the Tri-State Gas
Engine and Tractor Association Show. The meeting will be held at
the club area by the horse barns. The Tri-State Show is located at
the Jay County Fairgrounds.

The Eastern Regional Meeting will be held October 11, at the
AACA Swap Meet in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The meeting will be held
at Bob Harrington’s stall. All meetings are at 10:00 a.m.
sharp, local time of the meet, and a benefit spark plug auction
follows the meetings. Everyone is welcome to attend any meeting,
and membership applications will be accepted at all events.

The Spark Plug Collectors is an international organization with
members in eight countries, as well as most states in the US.
Membership is $15.00 in US and Canada, and $20.00 overseas.
Membership includes a subscription to the quarterly club magazine,
‘The Ignitor,’ along with several benefits. If you are
interested in joining or would like to know more about spark plug
collecting, contact Jeff Bartheld, VP and membership director, at
the above address.

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