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What's  New?

5-5-2024:  The May issue of the Gateway Gazette has been added to the Newsletter page.


5-5-2024:  The Mississippi Valley Packard Club has invited Gateway Chapter to a luncheon on May 26 at the home of Guy Crouch in Louisiana, MO.  After lunch Guy will open his car collection for a tour.  For more details see the Events page.


4-21-2024:  The annual Orphan Car Show is now history and we thank all who participated to make this event a huge success!  Pictures from the show have been posted and the link is on the Pictures page.

4-21-2024:  While attending the Orphan Car Show we received information about upcoming shows that are being sponsored by other car clubs.  Dave Carroll told us about the Hot Rods for Heroes show in Dixon, MO.  We also have info about the Knights of Columbus show in Columbia, IL, and the Wheels in Motion show in Creve Coeur, MO.  All information has been posted on the Events page. 


3-26-2024:  The April issue of the Gateway Gazette has been added to the Newsletter page.


3-13-2024:  We have added the North County Veteran's Annual Car Show to the Events page.  

2-24-2024:  The annual planning meeting was a success with chapter members coming up with a number of ideas for shows and car related events that they would like to attend in 2024.  If you were not able to attend the meeting or have additional information about a local event in your area, contact a chapter officer and let them know.


2-24-2024:  We have added more details about the Gateway Chapter's Route 66 Tour to Pontiac, IL.  Vic has arranged for the Best Western in Pontiac to set aside a block of rooms at a special rate for this event.  You must contact the hotel before May 3rd to get the special rate.  See the Events page for all the details. 


12-29-2023:  It's not too soon to start planning to attend the HET meets being held in 2024!  See the Events page for more information about the 2024 Central Region Meet, to be held June 20-22  in Bardstown, KY, and the 2024 Eastern Region Meet in Erie, PA on July 21-22, being held in conjunction with the 2024 HET International Meet  on July 23-27.


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


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.


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


7-14-2023:  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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