NIAHC PAST EVENTS

Dec 4, 2021Christmas Party at the Oakwood Resort
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October 16, 2021 Fall Tour

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Michiana Brits Fall Tour Oct 9, 2021

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Sept 2021 - Cars and Coffee at the Studebaker National Museum 

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Group Picture out in front with Errett Lobban (E.L.) Cord Statue

Auburn Cord Dusenberg Museum

Great day at the Auburn Cord Dusenberg Museum!

We had great weather and turnout for this event which was enjoyed by all! 21 members attended and toured the museum for 2-1/2 hours. This Art Deco era museum is spectacular. What an incredible collection of rare cars are housed in this gem of a museum. The tour was followed by lunch at the Italian Grill which turned out to be a great choice. Many thanks to Jon Bill for hosting this event and his expert guidance through the museum!

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Jon Bill our host and historian talking about what we are going to be seeing

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Step back in time in this magnificent Art Deco showroom in the classic era of (1925-1937)

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The piano was donated in the honor of Tom Busch a Auburn owner and a one of the founding members of the Austin Healey Club of America and the Northern Indiana Chapter

NIAHC Lunch and Tour in Stuart, Florida

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Another great Healey Cruise through Michigan Wine Country!  October 14-15, 2020

 

15 members and 8 cars cruised back roads and stops along the way to

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enjoy great wine, food and Healey fellowship.

 

First stop was brunch at Oaks Eatery downtown Three Oaks. After brunch some of us visited Driers Butcher Shop. In 1972 it was listed on the National registry,

of Historic Places.  The 

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Jon Bill and Renee Mahnensmith having some fun inside the store.

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Cruising down Red Arrow Highway!

June Malin

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 family converted the building from a wagon repair shop and turned into a butcher shop, in 1875

NIAHC Scenic Fall Cruise and Wine Tour

Oaks Eatery, the best Huevos Rancheros ever!

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Next stop on to historical Stover's Farm Market. Built by Herny Heim  a lumberman in 1865 and weighs in at 150 ton.  This is also on the list of Historical Places. Move to its current location in Berrien Springs in 1990 by the Stover's. 

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Of course we had to have a awesome group picture slated for the "Marque" (Coming soon),  In attendance,  left to right, Jack and Ann Overley, Jon and Peg Bill, Lou and Carol Hoekstra, Al Malin, taking the pic and June Malin with Renee and Tim not in the pic Mahnensmith, Mark and Anna Firnhaber, John and Rita Eslinger, and Pete Van Blaricum. 

 

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Next stop Chill Hill Winery in Baroda, Michigan. They had a great sampling of Wines and Hard Ciders all with a Chill atmosphere and a beach good vibe!

Off to Benton Harbor along RED Arrow Highway to Vineyard 2121 This winery was Fantastic! for only being 6 years old. We had a very relaxing Churcuterie Experience, of Meats, Cheese Fruits, Pickles, Olives and Breads. As Pete would say "It was "OFF THE HOOK" not to mention some of the best wine in Southwest Michigan.

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After hour and a half or so  at VY2121 we head to our Hotel. But along the way Yep, flat tire on the side off the road. Jack Overley got into a roofing nail and these guys Lou, Mark and Jack had it changed and back on the road in 7 minutes. NICE JOB!

 

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We pulled in to the newly remodeled Comfort Inn at 5:50. Just had enough time to check-in  and off we went again to dinner around 6:30 at La Cantina Italian Ristorante on Maple Lake in Paw Paw.

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A familiar Sight! 

Next morning found us at the "TeaPot Dome" restaurant for a awesome breakfast. 

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After breakfast we all said fair wells to Jack and Ann, back to Marshall and Jon and Peg back to Auburn. The rest of us went on to the Village Shoppes in New Carlisle about an 1-1/2 away for a little shopping and a few more pork shops if you know what I mean!

 

We all look forward to meeting again on the back roads of Northern Indiana and  Southern Michigan

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Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020

Lake Wawasee, In

Cruise and Lunch at the 

Channel Marker

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Great turnout - 21 Members in 4-Healey's, 3-Triumph's, 1-MGTD,

1-Z4, 2-Toyota's

Peg and Jon Bill  - BN6

June Malin, Ann Overley. Carolyn Schimdt, Anna Firnhaber

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Mike and Carolyn's 67' BJ8

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Pat and Rhoda Neibert's 1952 MGTD 

Mark and Anna Firnhaber

69 TR6

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A few of us stopped for a little Amish  shopping at Rentown Country Store.

You couldn't ask for a better day! Temps in the upper 70's on patio at the Channel Marker.The Accommodations were very good and with 6 foot distance for your safety. But will still milled about visiting with everyone.

August, 12, 2020

Rodchester, In

Cruise and Lunch at the Dam Grill on Lake Manitou

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Our first run in a long time. We decided Covid or not we're going!

So Malin's Renz, Schindt's, Eslinger's Heathcote's, Overley's and El Presidente Pete Van Blaricum!

Few Pictures from 2019

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29th Annual Mad Dogs & Englishmen Auto Faire Gilmore Museum 2019

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Dante Kobek and new TR3A

Tony George, 1st place big Healey Nice Job Tony. 

32nd Annual Michiana Brits

Saint Mary's College 2019

Great to see everyone, we all had a wonderful time. Overley's

Al Malin, Haskel's from Indy, Kobek's, Renz, Anderson's, Tony George, Schmidt's,

Freers's and Pete and Jean! Thanks all for your attendance!

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Jack Overley and his BJ8

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Thersa Kobek's new 1959 TR3A

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After Show Cook-Out at Al and June Malin's in Granger. Thanks, guys for your awesome hospitality!