The Start Up Party

Each year, the Missouri Valley Region (MARC) hosts a Startup Party where one lucky Model "A" is choosen to be started after numerous years of not being run. Usually, these care are started do to the wizardry of Terry Oberer, Startup Party Extraordinare.

Cars used for the Start-up party are Model A’s that have been dormant for a long period of time and which are reasonably complete. Using our “Team Approach”, members benefit from what it takes to get there cars in running condition again.

 

The following is a list of those cars who have been fortunate enough to be resurrected during this very special annual event:

 

Model "A" Name  Ada
Owner Robie Haines
Model 1928 Tudor
Years Sitting Idle 34
Date Started May 7, 1995
Date Published in MARC Valley News June, 1995

 

Owner Ed Komyati
Model 1929 Roadster
Date Started August 13, 1996
Date Published in MARC Valley News September, 1995 

 

Owner Greg Cohill
Model 1929 Fordor
Date Started
August 18, 1996

 

Model "A" Name  Old Faithful
Owner Phil Ierardi
Model 1931 Victoria
Years Sitting Idle 27
Date Started July 13, 1997
Date Published in MARC Valley News August, 1997 & May, 2002 

 

Owner Mike Leitner
Model 1931 Tudor
Date Started July 26, 1998
Date Published in MARC Valley News August, 1998 

 

Model "A" Name  Deano
Owner Bob Pettit
Model 1932 Fordor
Years Sitting Idle ~15
Date Started August 15, 1999
Date Published in MARC Valley News August & September, 1999 

 

Model "A" Name  Cream Puff
Owner Grant MacLaren
Model 1931 Fordor
Years Sitting Idle 36
Date Started July 23, 2000
Date Published in MARC Valley News June, 2000 

Model "A" Name  Fred's Folly
Owner Fred Burk
Model 1929 Tudor
Years Sitting Idle 21
Date Started July 29, 2001
Date Published in MARC Valley News September, 2001 

 

Model "A" Name  Joy's Toy
Owner Joy Drewel
Model 1930 Coupe
Years Sitting Idle 27
Date Started August 11, 2002
Date Published in MARC Valley News August & September, 2002 

 

Model "A" Name  Millie
Owner Dale Kruse
Model 1929 Sport Coupe
Years Sitting Idle 28
Date Started July 20, 2003
Date Published in MARC Valley News July & August, 2003 

 

Model "A" Name  Tootsie
Owner Mark Schenberg
Model 1931 Town Sedan
Years Sitting Idle 51
Date Started July 18, 2004
Date Published in MARC Valley News September, 2004 

 

Model "A" Name  Sammy
Owner Sam Cornelius
Model 1929 Coupe
Years Sitting Idle 34
Date Started July 31, 2005
Date Published in MARC Valley News September, 2005 

 

Model "A" Name  PEZ
Owner Pam Muhall
Model 1928 Special Coupe
Years Sitting Idle 35
Date Started July 23, 2006
Date Published in MARC Valley News August, 2006 

Model "A" Name  Mater
Owner Paul Ganninger
Model 1929 Truck
Years Sitting Idle 39
Date Started June 3, 2007
Date Published in MARC Valley News July, 2007

 

Model "A" Name  Blue Smurf
Owner Sonny Ketchum
Model Coupe
Date Started July 23, 2006
Date Published in MARC Valley News July, 2008 

 

Model "A" Name  Geraldine
Owner Ted & Jeanette Beishir
Model 1929 Roadster
Years Sitting Idle 49
Date Started June 7, 2009
Date Published in MARC Valley News July, 2009

 

Model "A" Name  Virginia
Owner Bill Sorrels
Model 1928 Fordor Leather Back
Years Sitting Idle 40
Date Started June 1, 2011
Date Published in MARC Valley News July, 2011

 

Model "A" Name  Barney the Bowler
Owner Junior Linenfelser
Model 1930 Coupe
Years Sitting Idle 33
Date Started June 2, 2012
Date Published in MARC Valley News June, 2012

 

Model "A" Name  Terry-O
Owner Larry Shepard
Model 1931 Cabriolet
Date Started July 13, 2013
Date Published in MARC Valley News July, 2013