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Highlights of CTCI Video Board Meeting May 13, 2022

• Treasurers report: John Kledis reported that through March 2022, CTCI showed a Function loss of $6,286. Club equity remains strong. CTCI showed a slight Function profit for all of 2021; that amount was $2,282. • 2022 Budget: John Kledis reported that the 2022 Budget...

Special Membership Offer – May Only!

Special Membership Offer – May Only!

Special Membership Offer – May Only! CTCI celebrates Thunderbird Appreciation Day every year in May.  This year it is May 15. But the celebration lasts all month!  The normal $15 initiation fee is waived in May for new or returning members.  If you have an interest in...

(2) 1959 ‘Squarebird’ Thunderbirds

(2) 1959 ‘Squarebird’ Thunderbirds

Bought 1 to restore, 1 for parts.  Plus have many loose parts. Has rebuilt 352ci engine and rebuilt automatic transmission. Driven to current location. Power brakes, steering, windows and seats. Has A/C and original radio. Stored covered. Have titles and more photos....

News From CTCI Member Benefits Partner Mecum Auctions

News From CTCI Member Benefits Partner Mecum Auctions

Record-Setting $66.3 Million at Mecum Glendale 2022- Mecum Houston Next  Following another record-setting performance at Mecum Glendale 2022 with $66.3 million in sales, Mecum Auctions moved to NRG Center for Mecum Houston 2022 to take place this March 31- April 2...

Highlights of CTCI Video Board Meeting March 11, 2022

· Treasurers report: John Kledis reported that 2021 was very unusual due to real estate closing documents, investment transfers and other related items that occurred during 2021. As a result, all year end details, summary documents and tax related transactions needed...

Our Toy Box

Our Toy Box

It’s been a great year for playing with our toys.  We drove our 1955 Thunderbird “Blue” 900 miles this year.  We drove our 2004 Thunderbird “Stella” on Route 66 and back, for a total of 6,200 miles.CTCI Member#: 37027

Wedding Birds

Wedding Birds

Wedding Pix Sept 18, 2021Vickie Jessie and Tom Heyliger – CONGRATZ!!For those of you who attended Crusin’ the Catskills in 2003, Vickie was a runner and a great sport, taking charge at every opportunity! Look at her now. . . Bill & Donna Jesse, NJORT, proud...

Mockingbird Run

Mockingbird Run

Mockingbird Run #10 @ Chattanooga TNMockingbird Run, started by Perry Anthony 12 years ago, was all about the cars and people. We have not deviated much from this concept. Mockingbird X is our 10th anniversary and we want to recognize Perry for his vision. MBR 9 was...

CybirdSpace Convention

CybirdSpace Convention

  CTCI Welcomes You to Cybird-Space! All Kinds of Virtual Fun Fun Fun in 2021-2022!! Post your entry today! All years welcome!  

Highlights of CTCI Video Board Meeting January, 2022

The Board has filled all of the open positions: Region 3:  Mike McLucas Region 5:  Brian Carron Region 6:  Jim Rodgers   The Board has elected all of the Officers for 2022: President. . . . . . . . . . .Brian Carron Vice President. . . . . . .Chuck Thompson...

Highlights of CTCI Video Board Meeting December 10, 2021

Treasurers report: John Kledis reported that we made a small profit in November. We are as a club continuing to run in the black.   President Brian Carron gave the 2022 Convention update. The dates for the International Convention has been set for 25 – 30 of...

Highlights of CTCI Video Board Meeting December, 2021

Highlights of CTCI Video Board Meeting December 10, 2021 • Treasurers report: John Kledis reported that we made a small profit in November. We are as a club continuing to run in the black. • President Brian Carron gave the 2022 Convention update. The dates for the...

Highlights of Nov. 12 CTCI Video Board Meeting

Treasurers report: John Kledis reported that we made a little money (separate from the Investments) for the past 2 months and therefore we are very nearly at breakeven for the year.  We need to continue to attract new members if we are going to remain “in the black”. ...

Highlights of CTCI Board Video Conference October 8, 2021

John Kledis reported that for the past 2 months we have been at near breakeven. We need to continue to attract new members if we are going to remain “in the black”.   The Board Certified the CTCI Board of Directors Election. The Election was observed by Chairman...

Candidates for CTCI Board of Directors

Region 1 Director Darcy Knapp Darcy Knapp, History: We started with our first basket T-Bird in 1990 and could not find help or support. We actually met members of the local chapter and they told us there was no club. We were ‘unwelcome’ due to our age. We were...

CTCI Launches Galactic Virtual Convention

CTCI Launches Galactic Virtual Convention

CTCI Launches a Galactic Virtual Convention for 2021   A full year of virtual fun and Chapter activities with Social Distancing in mind! All Thunderbirds are welcome. Submit your best T-Bird pix into your favorite category. All submissions are awarded with Pride...

Highlights of CTCI Board Video Conference June 11, 2021

>     Investment Committee Chair – Gaylan Abood presented an update of the RFP (Request for Proposal) process regarding how the funds from the sale of the building will be invested. The RFP was sent to a select group prospective investment managers. The Investment...

Highlights of CTCI Video Board Meeting ~ May 14, 2021

*Investment Committee Chair – Gaylan Abood and President Brian Carron presented the Investment Committee proposal. The Investment Plan includes three parts: ^Part 1 - Investment Plan Organizational Document – This is the cornerstone document which spells out how the...

Signal Hill Building Sold

I am pleased to announce that on Friday, April 30th, 2021, the sale was completed.  The sale culminates a multi-year effort initiated in 2019.  Over the past several months, we were very engaged in a back and forth negotiation process to include assisting the buyer’s...

Thunderbird Appreciation Day – May 15 2022

Thunderbird Appreciation Day – May 15 2022

Over four million Thunderbirds were produced but they are still a rare sight on our roads. Join other Thunderbird owners around the world as members of the Classic Thunderbird Club International and Vintage Thunderbird Club International celebrate these iconic cars....

Highlights of CTCI Video Board Meeting

Highlights of CTCI Video Board Meeting (March 12, 2021) President Brian Carron presented status updates on open items: There is an interested party in acquiring the Signal Hill property. They have entered in the escrow process but do have contingencies. As with any...