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What's  New?

11-30-2023:  The December issue of the Gateway Gazette has been added to the Newsletter page.


11-9-2023:  The November issue of the Gateway Gazette has been added to the Newsletter page.


10-22-2023:  Chapter member Justin Crafts has listed his '50 Pacemaker Brougham for sale on Facebook Marketplace.  This car is a mild custom and draws a lot of interest when Justin brings it to club events.  See the details at this link:


10-22-2023:  Several upcoming Gateway Chapter events have been added to the Events page.   Mark your calendar and plan to attend.  Please check back later for more details.


10-19-2023:  Photos from the cruise to Bob Eversgerd's Civil War fort have been added to the Photos page.


9-28-2023:  The October issue of the Gateway Gazette has been added to the Newsletter page.


9-19-2023:  Pictures from the recent Orphan Car Show held at Gateway Classic Cars are available on the Gallery page.  Click the link to view.


8-24-2023:  A 1937 Hudson sedan has been added to the Classified Ads page.  Club members will recognize this as the car that was displayed at the 2023 Central Region Meet.  Although not currently running this is a very nice car - it would be great to see it at future chapter functions!  See the Classified Ads page for details.


8-19-2023:  We have added a new feature to the website.  We now have a forum page so members can share information, photos, etc.  The functionality is similar to Facebook.  You will need to create a profile with a user name and password, then just click the "create new post" button and share your comments with the group!


7-28-2023:  Hagerty Drivers Foundation has a new documentary about the Fabulous Hudson Hornet!  The video details the NASCAR racing history of the Hornet and the stories of the drivers who made Hudson the US racing champion.  Find the link on the Links page.


7-26-2023:  Pictures from the 2023 Central Region Meet and the 2023 International Meet have been added to the Gallery page.  If you have any additional pictures you would like to add, please e-mail them to


7-24-2023:  The July, 2023 edition of the Gateway Gazette has been added to the Newsletter page.  


7-14-2023:  Our chapter is growing!  Please join us in welcoming our new and returning members:

Marvin Hahn - Farmington, MO;  Pat Henderson - Festus, MO;  William Kwapy - Pacific, MO;

Caroline McCann - Pittsfield, IL;  Lynn & Becky Huyear - Carlinville, IL;  Charles Sipes - Saint Peters, MO;

Justin Porter & Hudson Porter - Dawson, IL;  Click on the "Join Us" link above to get more information about joining the National HET club and the Gateway Chapter!

7-14-2023:  The Gateway Chapter will be celebrating our 50th anniversary next year!  We are working on plans for an event to be held in July of 2024.   More details will follow when plans are finalized.  


7-14-2023:  We have a budding YouTube star in our midst!  Young Hudson Porter, son of member Justin Porter and grandson of member Lynn Huyear, has a channel that will document efforts to resurrect his '49 Hudson coupe.  Click HERE for a link to his channel, and don't forget to like and subscribe! 


6-2-2023:  Have you ever heard of Jocko Flocko?  Head over to the Links page for more information about the only non-human co-driver in NASCAR history!

4-18-2023:  See the Links page for a link to an interesting video on YouTube about the restoration of a Hudson neon dealer's sign.

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