2013 marked the start of 16 years as a club. We continued to gain new members but also lost a few so our active roll held steady between 75 and 85. "Meetings" (or "gatherings" as we now called them) continued to be held bi-monthly at members' homes.
Although it was cold and windy on April 28th several Cougars made the trip to tour Dave's Garage in Abbotsford.
January meeting at the Friesens' home in Abbotsford, BC. L-R: Jay Coleman, Harry Unruh, Don Wicklund, Myron Pajak, Scott Ferguson, Tuula Pajak.
February 17th: Fourteen were on hand to tour the Canadian Museum of Flight in Langley, BC
Despite the perfect weather on May 5th, the turnout was poor in Port Angeles, WA for Mustangs and Cougars on the waterfront.
On May 16th we toured the Johnson collection in Langley, BC
There were plenty of Cougars at the All Ford Show in Hillsboro, OR June 1st.
By 7am Saturday, June 15th our Cougars were detailed and ready for the thousands of spectators to enjoy.
Car d'Lane is an annual two-day event in Coeur d'Alene, ID. On Friday, June 14th our Cougars lined up for the downtown cruise then later we pulled out to relax, have a bite to eat and simply be spectators. L-R: Scott Ferguson, Jeff Bingaman, Mike Warner, LaDonna and Karl Gehlhaar (Cascade members Zana & Steve Goulding standing).
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June 16th:Wendle Ford show, Spokane, WA.
Right: Totem T-bird show at Fraser Downs, Cloverdale, BC June 30th
We had a terrific turnout for our annual Canada Day Cruise. Shady Grove in Abbotsford, BC is perfect for a photo op.
July 13th was the Galaxie Club show with a few Fordnutz Claw-in participants at Dam's Ford in Surrey, BC
Following the July 1st cruise, parking at the Friesens' home is a little more creative...as is chef, Kim.
We cats stuck together amid over a thousand Mustangs at the Bellevue, WA Roundup on July 21st
Brian Schofield's 67 at the Fords & Friends Picnic in Victoria, BC on July 13th.
Following the Galaxie show, Fordnutz members retired to Scott and Heather's home for a potluck BBQ.
Scott's '68 XR7-G at Cascade Cougar Club's Prowl on July 28th
Deuce Days at the Inner Harbour, Victoria, BC on July 19th.
August 9-11: Kim Friesen hunts for bargains at West Coast Classic Cougar's open house
August 5th: Cougars at the SAAC (Shelby Club) show, Hallmark Ford, Surrey, BC
August 4th: A day at the beach. Harry Unruh soaks up some sun with his 69 Eliminator at Westcoasters Daze, White Rock, BC
August 10th: Photo op on the WCCC Saturday cruise.