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Cadillac & LaSalle Club of Southern California

Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa

2nd Annual Car Show & Weekend Resort Event

March 18-20th, 2011

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    The Southern California Region of the Cadillac & LaSalle was delighted to once again visit the beautiful Agua Caliente Casino Resort for it's 2nd Annual Car Show & Weekend Event.

     The event began Friday evening with dinner and live entertainment from America's beloved Regis Philbin.  Regis sang a few songs and entertained us with some memorable stories from his past.

     Rick Gilbert, banquet manager for the Agua Caliente Casino,  provided us with orchestra seats for the perfect location to enjoy the non-stop show of singing, dancing and many laughs.

     On Saturday over 35 Cadillac’s & LaSalle’s were present for the show.  All were parked in a covered, reserved section of the resort’s parking structure.   As the weather in Rancho Mirage was perfect, it's was raining in other parts of Southern California  so several of our members and members of the Cadillac Kings in Riverside were not able to attend.  We hope to see all of you next year.

     There was a surprise visit by the local Studebaker Club as several members drove their old Studebaker's to our show.  We enjoyed all their vehicles as they displayed them for all to see. 

      After the car show and a short meeting of the Board of Directors, it was time for the banquet & awards ceremony.  Cocktail hour began at six in one of Agua's private banquet rooms.  Agua’s banquet manager, Rick Gilbert, handled all the details regarding drinks, dinner, & desert, and he did not disappoint as Mr. Gilbert provided everyone with his rendition of "I am the Chicken & this is how I was prepared."

     Awards were presented to the following winners

Class One: 1930 to 1949 First Place: Frederick Lax 1930 V-16 Roadster
  First runner-up: John Milliken 1941 Convertible Sedan
  Second runner-up: Jerry Bieser 1949 series 62 Sedan
   
 Class Two: 1950 to 1958 First Place: Scott Schmidt 1956 Convertible
  First runner-up: George Sellers 1957 Coupe de Ville
  Second runner-up: John & Debby Farrar 1958 Eldorado Brougham
   
Class Three: 1959 to 1967 First Place: John Ellison, Jr. 1960 Fleetwood
 

First runner-up: Patrick & Virginia Halvorsen 1961 Convertible

  Second runner-up: Scott Schmidt 1959 Fleetwood
   
 Class Four: 1968 to 2007 First Place: Mike & Kitty Keenan 1985 Eldorado Biarritz
  First runner-up: Mike West 1980 Seville
 

Second runner-up: Byron Kaye 2007 XLR-V

A special thanks to Craig Chally for his endless work as Events Coordinator and for his help with the registration and show setup at this event..

Our plaques were ordered by Calvin Jones as all the winners were delighted to receive one of these custom made awards.

     See you next March, 2012.

      by Gary Friedman

Pictures provided by Calvin Jones, Craig Chally & Paul Friedman

 
 

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