Very good Rich - for someone that's not "an academically trained historian"
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From: "Rich C" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Sent: Thursday, June 03, 2010 9:11 PM
Subject: Re: [Healeys] Re Healey Clubs
> it is amazing how time flies and memories lose their accuracy. A few more
> clarifications and corrections if I may......
> The 1987 AHCA Conclave was a joint venture alright but it was joint with
> the Austin Healey Sports and Touring club at Harrisburg Pa. The Oklahoma
> Conclave was at Shangri-La Resort in 1988, blistering hot as I recall.
> Turning back the clock to August 1976, that was the summer that the
> Pacific Centre and the Northeast Region brought Donald Healey over as
> special guest, and hosted somewhat of an East Coast and West Coast meet,
> the N.E. being one weekend, the P.C. being the following weekend. However,
> in between, Donald flew to O'Hare and was guest of honour of the AHCA, (at
> that moment still basically a Midwest Regional club). Donald was a guest
> over night at Walt and Jeanette Blanck's home, with a special dinner in
> Donald's honour on the Tuesday evening. The next day, guests from a number
> of brand new AHCA regional chapters sat at a formation meeting in Blanck's
> home and mapped out the Regional Chapter with Delegate representation
> concept, and the whole thing literally took off from there.
> This is not third party, because I was there representing the 3 week old
> Southern Ontario chapter of the AHCA.
> Rich Chrysler
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