It is March 2022. The SD Prowlers are doing well. We are excited to see things open up in the hot rod world. We have cautiously ventured to the Grand Nationsl Roadster Show and most recently the Early Times Mid- Winter Run. I heard today that Escondido's Cruisn' Grand event has been permitted and will commence on April 1...Hooray!!
The Prowlers are preparing to host our 75th Anniversary Picnic on Saturday June 4 at El Monte Park. We will have a live band (The Ideas) playing favorite oldies. Big Dev will be there with his famous BBQ truck. We will have event t-shirts and free dash plaques for participant cars while they last.
This event will cost $3 per car (for the park)
As many businesses discovered adapting to pandemic restrictions there were new ways to do things. We had to give up meeting in our comfortable indoor restaurant and chose the outdoor setting at El Monte County Park in Lakeside, CA. Attesting to So Cal reputation for nice weather, we have not missed a meeting and at least half the members drive their hot rods. As of our meeting tomorrow March 3, 2022 we will have met 43 times outside with no rain.
We will keep you posted here. Until then, Keep the Shiney Side Up!
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Upcoming Events Short List !
Labor Day Swap @ Santee Drive-in
Apr 1-3 Del mar Good Guys
May 5 Freddy Castro Remembrance
May 11 Cajon Cruise
June 4 Prowler 75th Anniversary
Prowlers Create Special Trophies for Car Shows
The San Diego Prowlers Hot Rod Club, just can't seem to do things like other clubs. At our 60th Annual Picnic and Car Show, the club decided that we should make all of the trophies that we gave out.
We have some very talended metal workers in the club. Most notably - Monte Hale and Bob Smith. I guess they just couldn't find enough fenders to bank out or frames to box. They "volunteered" (coaxed into doing it by an envious club) and came up with some of the best trophies that any of us ever saw.
The trophies are shown below with the named winner from the Annual Picnic.
The "Best of the Show" trophy is chosen by all of the Prowlers through a special voting process during the day. We are pretty finicky about who gets this baby. When it was all said and done, the "Prowler Pick" trophy went to Harry and Josh Jackman for their absolutely beautiful 1932 Ford Sports Coupe.
The Prowlers want to thank Monte Hale and Bob Smith for the many hours of work they put into making these trophies. They were stunning in person.