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Updated: March 17, 2019   

Saturday, March 23rd

Zia New Mexico’s 1st 2019 Gathering

Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Chapter will once again meet at Vickie Ashcraft’s Enchanted Trails RV (and Hudson) Park, beginning with lunch at 1 pm. Great time and place to begin our new Hudsoning year! Please bring a snack, small meal or desert for all while we enjoy our Hudson-Essex-Terraplane needs and experiences. We’ll meet from 1 to 3 pm. No reservations needed of course. We will be sharing memories of our times working with Mistee, and we look forward to being with you again! You know the way: Drive up Nine Mile Hill on I-25 (or Historic Route 66) west of the Duke City. Come through the front or back door at Vickie’s Enchanted Trails. Let’s begin a great new year of Hudson Adventuring together. We look forward to seeing you there!

Saturday, March 23rd

Hartford Collection Meet (Chicago Milwaukee

Oakton, Illinois

Members will gather at 10:30/11 am at 1311 Howard, Elk Grove, IL (GPS: 2 blocks south of Higgins (Oakton/(IL 72), 1 block west of Rt. 83 (Busse Highway). Lunch to follow at Sweet Baby Ray’s Barbecue (800 E. Higgins Rd.  Contact Roy Nelson for additional details or questions, phone (815) 600-5311.

Saturday, March 23rd

North Texas Business Meeting

Colleyville, Texas

We have a nice quiet enclosed outside area for our use with heat if needed. This is our annual business meet to elect Officers and to discuss other chapter business. We have an area to park our Hudsons if weather permits.  Meet at 1pm at Gloria’s Latin Restaurant, 5611 Colleyville Blvd, Colleyville, TX 76034

Saturday – Sunday, March 23-24th

NEC Winter Banquet

Deerfield, Massachusetts

The Winter Banquet will meet at the Red Roof Inn, So. Deerfield, 3:00 PM, poolside. Bring snacks and beverage of choice. We’ll send out for pizza around 6:00. The cost will be around $5. On Sunday, March 24th, some will get Breakfast at the Sugar House. Then at noon we’ll meet at the Deerfield Inn for a banquet (food choices below). To reserve a Red Roof Inn room please call 800-733-7663. Use code B289HET323 for a rate of $69.99 plus taxes. Rooms are non-smoking, have 2 queen beds, a fridge and microwave. 10 rooms are blocked off, but you must reserve by February 23rd 2019.

Deerfield Inn Dinner cost is $34 with $10 off for Club members. In addition to Corn Chowder, you can choose one of the entrees listed below:

• New England Braised Beef Stewed beef with wild mushrooms, onions, and carrots

• Herb-Crusted White Fish Tender and flaky white fish topped with toasted herbed crumbs with a sundried tomato beurre blanc

• Lemon-Rosemary Chicken Breast With a bright and rich sauce

Chef's choice of seasonal sides are included with entree

Seasonal Fruit Cobbler for Dessert

Menu: Corn Chowder, New England Braised Beef, Herb crusted white fish, or Lemon-Rosemary Chicken Breast. Seasonal sides Coffee/Tea, bread/butter and Seasonal Fruit Cobbler.  RSVP by March 16th to Jerre or Patti Hoffman, 27 Howard St., Chicopee, MA 01013

Saturday, March 30th

Phillips Mansion Tour

Pomona, California

Join us for a tour of Phillips Mansion (rarely open to the public.) Built in 1875 which was the Second Empire style home of Louis Phillips, once LA County's richest man, in what was formerly the town of Spadra. The only remaining Spadra building and the first brick home in the Pomona Valley. We will also tour the Spadra cemetery the final resting place of Louis Phillips and other residents of the vanishing town of Spadra.  Please arrive at 10, tour to begin at 10:30, cost is $15 for both tours . 

Saturday, March 30th

Talmo Adventure

Talmo, Georgia

Meet will start at 10:00 AM at Milton Robson’s notable collection (Tanners Mill Road, Gainesville, GA) He has added several exceptional vehicles since last year’s visit. We will be joined by the Lanier Corvette Club. This will provide an opportunity to see some new cars and interact with their owner.

Around 12:00 noon, we will adjourn to the Talmo Market Grill, opened by Wayne and Jill Miller several years ago. Prepare yourself for an outstanding lunch (order and pay at the front counter) and short business meeting.

After enjoying lunch, we will travel to the Miller’s Talmo Ranch. Cattle raised here is used to supply the Talmo Market Grill. As with Milton Robson’s collection, you will be quite impressed with the vehicles and artifacts Wayne has amassed. After a suitable period to absorb all you are seeing we will adjourn the event and make our way home after an enjoyable day.

For those who joined us at last year’s meet, you know this was a great event. This year promises to be even better. Tell your fellow members and bring out those Hudsons!

If you plan to attend you MUST call Henry Dabrowski at (770) 851-7194 by Monday March 25, so he can provide Wayne with a head count for lunch.   

Saturday, April 6th

Cypress Texas Meet

Cypress, Texas

Chris and Estela Rivas host South Texas chapter at their home. Meeting will feature a POTLUCK Lunch so bring your favorite dish to share. Meeting will start at 11 AM. Location - 20907 E. Cameron Ridge Dr., Cypress Texas 77433 Contact Chris or Estela for questions or additional information - phone: (832) 725-8173

Saturday, April 6th

South Texas Chapter Meeting

Cypress, Texas

Join Chris and Estela Rivas at 1PM at 20907 E. Cameron Ridge Dr., Cypress Texas 77433 Phone: (832) 725-8173

Saturday, April 27th

Southern Indiana Chapter’s Annual Crank-up meet

Shelbyville, Indiana

This meet will be hosted by Doug and Terri Wildrick, beginning at 10:30 a.m., lunch served at noon. Bring your Hudson, your lawn chair and your favorite covered dish or dessert. A meat dish and drinks will be provided.  Doug and Terri’s address is 1459 E 425 N, Shelbyville, IN.   Directions from I-74, exit #113, go to Cracker Barrel/Morristown Rd., follow Morristown Rd. approx. 2.5 miles, turn right on E 425 N, Go 1 block, turn right on PR 145, house is on the corner of 425 and PR 145. Directions from I-70: get off at the Greenfield exit/State Rd.# 9. Go south past US 40, and US 52. Continue south on St.Rd.9, go to CR 600, turn left [east] go to the stop sign, turn right, go approx. 1.75 miles, turn left on 425N, 1 block to 1459, house is on the south side of the road. Children and collector cars are welcome. Phone number for Doug: (317) 398-4163

Sunday, April 28th

Dell Rhea’s Chicken Basket

Willowbrook, Illinois

Plan to attend the annual meet at Dell Rhea’s Chicken Basket. Start is between 10:30 – 11:00am, Lunch at Noon and end when everyone leaves.

Directions: I-55 to Route 83 (Kingery Rd) North. First light, turn right, turn first sharp right onto Frontage Rd and follow around to stop sign. Turn left to restaurant.  Phone (630) 325-0780.  Contact John or Mary Otto (630) 789-9824 for additional information. 


Saturday, April 20th

Mo-Kan April Meeting

Olathe, Kansas

Grab a bite to eat at the Cracker Barrel Restaurant from 11:30 to 12:45, 12101 South Strang Line Road, Olathe, (913) 780-9108.  Then meet at Kansas City Auto Museum ($6.00 entry fee), 15095 West 116th Street, Olathe, KS phone:(913) 322-4227.  Contact Peg Velasquez (913) 620-2067 with additional questions. 

Sunday, May 5th

Pontius Hudson Meet

Auburn, Indiana

Meet will be 10:00am to 5:00pm, hosted at the National Automotive & Truck Museum, 1000 Gordon M. Buehrig Place, Auburn, IN 46706. Registration fee will be the group rate into the museum, $7 per adult. Meat and drinks provided, bring your favorite dish for a pot-luck lunch.  Lunch will be served at noon.  If you are arriving in Auburn on Saturday, John and Lorrie Pontius will host a cook out on Saturday evening, but please rsvp for the cook out.  For more information call John (260) 925-1400 work or (260) 927-8427 home

Thursday – Sunday, May 9-12th 

The New Doc’s Meet

Winchester, Virginia

The New Doc’s Meet will be held Mother’s Day Weekend hosted by the Tri-State Mountain Roads and Chesapeake Bay Chapters.  Host Hotel is the Hampton Inn, (540) 678-4000, 1204 Berryville, Avenue, Winchester, VA., rate is $101 per night, mention the Hudson Club. Saturday events are the AACA car show in Winchester, an afternoon reception hosted by Allen and Wendy Lewis and Saturday evening dinner at the Blue Ridge Volunteer Fire & Rescue Co in Bluemont, VA.  Sunday morning Flea market and Car show will be the Hampton Inn in the Hudson private parking lot. Click for Registration Form (   Call Paul O’Malley 304-856-2042 with questions.

Saturday, May 18th 

NE-IA HET Spring Meet

Wahoo, Nebraska

ARRIVE: 11:15 am at Pizza Hut, 140 West 12th, Wahoo.  Lunch at 11:30 (Pizza buffet, price $10).  The afternoon activities are pending. Fun things are being planned.  Event hosted by Falkes (402) 395-2504 and Dittrichs (402) 665-2132. 


Saturday, June 1st

National Planning Meet

Burlington, Vermont  

This is our second “Get Acquainted” weekend with the Double Tree. Prepare for 2020! Double Tree by Hilton, 870 Williston Rd, Burlington, VT 05403 Exit 14W off I- 89.

Banquet dinner: Saturday, June 1st, 2019 at 6:00 PM. Banquet order form can be downloaded here. Meals are $35 each. Room Rate: $129.00 three days prior and three days after. Cutoff date for reservation: May 10, 2019. Telephone number for reservation: 855-686-8875 Code: NEH. Visit to the DoubleTree Hotel for the 2020 HET National. RSVP Dave Tuttle ( at (603)352-8752.

Sunday, June 2th

Carmen LaFlamme’s Place

Richmond, Vermont

Join us for some fun at Carmen’s place after the Double-Tree stay. 111 Besaw Rd, Richmond, VT, 05477. It’s about 13.7 miles from the DoubleTree. Hot dogs will be served by our hosts. Let Carmen know if you have any questions at (802) 434-4155.

Sunday, August 4th 

Cruising on the Main

Manchester, Connecticut

10am-3pm. Cars line up and down Main Street. Shops, vendors, and restaurants. Registration opens at 8am. Registration is $10 per car. Spectators are free (but can donate). Details at: . Parking at Pinewood Furniture for Hudsons (if you get there early). For questions, contact Ed Firestone at (860) 888-9630.

Saturday, September 14th 

Petridis Fifth Annual Fall Car Picnic,

Foglesville, Pennsylvania

Meet starts at 11AM at 2934 Grundsau Ct. Fogelsville, PA 18051.  The Petridis family will supply hotdogs, burgers, wings, sausages and peppers, beer, soda, wine. Please bring a lawn chair and a covered dish or dessert. Call Liz for directions and RSVP (908) 906-7122 or