Now that the summer events are winding down, I
want to thank EVERYONE for their help, we
couldn't have done it without you. A
special "Thank you" to Amy Kelly and everyone
that helped make the 2016 Latimore Valley Fair
the SUCCESS it was. Please keep in mind your
help will be needed in 2017.
We traveled to Bud Garvey's Car Show and
although it rained all day, there was a good
showing of cars and of course the food is always
We had our first baptism in the creek by the
track as a neighbor of the museum, Chloe Plesic,
asked to be baptized there as it is her favorite
fishing hole. You can see the
Facebook Post and Pictures or in the next
John Marks was in charge at Selinsgrove Speedway
and 32 cars showed up and had a great run. We
will be traveling to Lincoln and Bedford
speedways this week, Susquehanna on Sept. 10 and
Path Valley on Sept. 16th.
The convention honoring Charles Rasp is now
history. We also honored Gene Covell and Gene
Weber for the efforts they have given to EMMR.
The following officers were re-elected: Nancy
Miller - President and John Marks, Bob Shultz,
Judy Freels and Stoney Miller on the board of
We had 44 cars at Williams Grove Friday and
Carol Weaver had 75 cars at the cruise in at the
museum. The car count was down at Latimore
Valley Speedway Sat. and Sun. due to the extreme
heat but those that chose to come had a great
time with no incidents this year (no one knocked
down a pole or the fence).
The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame auction is
scheduled for Oct. 1st at Williams Grove
Speedway presented by Don Robinson. Help will be
needed for that event also.
Doll's Toy and Racing Memorabilia Show is
on Sept. 18th and Oct. 2nd is the Car Corral and
Flea Market presented by John Marks and Junior
The tractor trot scheduled for Oct. 29 has been
CANCELED due to lack of interest.
The museum officially closes for the season on
Oct 30th but we will still be open on Fridays as
weather permits. We will travel to Stan Lobitz in
Hazelton on Nov. 6th with Lynn Paxton and The
Holiday Open House is on December 3rd and 4th.
There are still tickets available for the raffle
car for which the winning ticket will be drawn
December 4th 2016 at 2pm at the museum.
Check the gray schedule as the roundtables
continue on the 3rd Sun of each month.
There is never a dull moment at EMMR!!!