Newsletters - Q2 2001

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April, May, June 2001 Issue                                                                                                          Club News & Information

Marcie McGinty's '86 GT
Club Officers

Marcie McGinty 376-0890

Vice President:
Jay Rightnowar 376-0890

Joyce Harness 362-1223

Jackie Depin 343-4674

Gene Koozer 466-5284

Events Coordinators:
Dixie Jenkins 376-8328
Bill Grant 462-3024
Art Heindselman 377-9136
Paula Sabo 466-4438

2001 Boise River Festival

If You See This Car, Show Respect!
It is Allan Phillips' Silver 1987 coupe with a Cadillac Northstar V-8.
July 01

Hello all members of the S.W.I.F.T club.

As you all should know by now Pat & Jackie Depin have relocated to Idaho Falls due to a promotion in Pat's job. I want to THANK Jackie Depin for holding the Secretary position for our club and let both Pat & Jackie know they will truly be missed as members.
As for filling the club Secretary position Marilee Heindselman has accepted to finish out the term for the club. Thank you Marilee!

Paul Heindselman has updated the Club Web site. If you have access to the Internet please check it out. If you have any comments our suggestions please let myself or Paul know so that he can make any changes.

The WestFest 2001 car show is almost here. I encourage all members to attend this event. It is planned for the 10th, 11th and 12th of August. Last year was a lot of fun and we had a good club turn out. I'm sure this year's festival will be just as enjoyable if not better. I look forward to seeing you in the Tri-Cities.
That's all for now.

Respectfully yours,
Marcie McGinty
Club President


F.O.C.O.A. (Fiero Owners Club Of America) (714) 978-3132. If you would like to place an order with them and do not have a subscription be sure to tell them that you are with the SWIF Club.
Fiero Store: Located in Connecticut, this Fiero-only store carries almost every part you could need to repair your Fiero. 1-800-FIERO-GT
International Research Motorsports: (IRM) 18100 Cashell Road, Rockville, MD 20853. Order desk:9301) 948-3301 or 800-367-8423. (Ask for FOA discount when ordering as our Club is an Associate)
Jay Rightnowar: From engine swaps to painting, if you need any kind of work on your Fiero, Jay can do it.


All Magazines and Newsletters are on a check-out basis. Please, return them once you are finished so that others may enjoy them. See Jackie.

  • All F.O.A. back issues are available.
  • F.O.C.O.A. issues. (Membership forms available)
  • IRM Catalog. "Great Catalog"
  • Fiero Store Catalog
  • We are receiving many of the other Club's Newsletters. Please, take a minute to read what's happening in the world of the other Clubs.
  • Witzenburg Fiero Book (a fine history book)
  • 1996 Fiero Price Guide
  • Fiero, the Movie. 30 minutes of Motorweek road tests. 83-88


Jackpot, Nevada April 22, 2001

Officers Present:
Marcie McGinty President
Jay Rightnowar Vice President Joyce Harness Treasurer
Jackie Depin Secretary (not present)
Gene Editor (not present)

Members Present:
Bill Grant, Don Harness, Paul Heindselman, Steve & Dixie Jenkins, Paula Sabo.

Communications: None at this time

New Business / Festival 2001
Reservations are set at the Shilo Inn In Richmond WA. The Car show will be held at the Pontiac Dealer ship in Pasco.

Our club has the same duties as the last year. Bill Grant will be taking care of the motel and food accommodations. We as a club need to find sponsors for trophies and donations for the raffle and goodie bags. There is a $200.00 fee require by all clubs to join the WestFest 2001.

The club made a vote to purchase two more sets of radios for our road trips Motion was passed.

Receipts & Expenses
Paid Outs $46.18 copies for club newsletter
$17.72 ???
$34.25 Stamps
Received $100.00 in club dues
Balance $1791.91

President, Marcie McGinty adjourned the meeting. Next club meeting will be held at Hells Canyon. Meet at the SoHo Cafe in the Northgate Shopping Center 9:00 am. Plan to bring a sack lunch.

Respectfully submitted,

Marcie McGinty
Club President

Hells Canyon May 20,2001

Officers Present:
Marcie McGinty President
Jay Rightnowar Vice President
Joyce Harness Treasurer
Gene Koozer Editor
Jackie Depin Secretary (not present)

Members Present:
Paul Heindselman, Don Harness, Steve & Dixie Jenkins.

New Business / Festival 2001
Next club event will be the Boise River Festival in Ann Morrison Park June 24,2001. Entry into the park from 8-10 am. At which time you will receive one goodie bag for attending car show. Show time from 10-5pm NO FOR SALE signs allowed!!
Bill Grant will be going to the Tri-Cities again in June for a current update on the WESTFEST 2001.
The club needs to pay the entry fee of $200.00 for festival. Moved by Don Harness to send in the $200.00 fee from club account seconded by Marilee Heindselman, carried.

Receipts & Expenses:
Paid Outs $134.96
Received $40.00 club dues
Balance $1676.95

President, Marcie McGinty adjourned the meeting. Next club meeting will be held at Ann Morrison Park for Boise River Festival. Meet at 8:00 am.

Respectfully Submitted

Marcie McGinty
Club President

Boise Idaho River Festival,
Ann Morrison Park June 24, 2001

Officers Present:
Marcie McGinty President
Jay Rightnowar Vice President
Joyce Harness Treasurer
Gene Koozer Editor
No Club Secretary at this time

Members Present:
Don Harness, Bill Grant, Art & Marilee Heindselman, Paula Sabo (Roland), Guy & Darlene Blakeslee.

Emmett Valley Car Show
Palm Beach Fiero's
International Fiero Club
Idaho Annual Report Form

New Business:

Marilee Heindselman has accepted the to carry out the Club Secretary position. Pat & Jackie Depin have moved to Idaho Falls. Therefore, Jackie Depin is no longer Secretary.
The club newsletter is due next month any one with comments or suggestions may put an editorial in the newsletter.
Saturday July 21st, 2001 is the Emmett Valley Car show N Shine Swap meet in the park time for event is 7:00 am and goes all day and night long.
The next club meeting takes place at the Winery & Jazz Festival in Nampa. There is a $7.00 cover charge. We will also be raffling off some items to pay for the expense on the Trophy donation from club

Festival 2001 update:
Bill Grant was in Tri-Cities in June. Club needs to work on Trophy donation and raffle prizes. The Pegasus Production is keeping a running inventory of all raffle prizes. Let Bill Grant know of any donations for raffle so that he may contact Ben Didlot.
Member applications are available club president to make copies and send to each of the S.W. Idaho club members. Deadline for applicants is July 20,2001 Fee's are noted on application information. A brief description of the shirts was provided. Still working on finding mugs. Friday night is the smorges- borg under the gazebo at shilo inn. Saturday is the Car show and Saturday night is the awards banquet at the Best Western in Richland. The Shilo Inn was not available due to a wedding.
The Radio Active Pontiac Club will do the judging again

Receipts & Expenses:

OOPs, we forgot to discuss this issue!

President, Marcie McGinty adjourned the meeting. Next club meeting will be in Nampa at the Jazz Festival/ Winery. Meet at JB's in Meridian by 11:00 a.m.

Respectfully submitted

Marcie McGinty
Club President



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Rates are as follows:
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Associate Membership is $10 per year. This entitles you to a monthly Newsletter and to join all runs. You do not have any voting rights.

We do send complimentary issues of our Newsletter. But to continue receiving them, payment must be sent to the Southwest Idaho Fiero Club as a Member or Assoc. Member, address located at the bottom of the Newsletter.


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Any articles you wish to be included in this Newsletter must be turned into Gene Koozer by the 20th of the month prior to publication.
(phone: 466-5284)

Publication of SWIFT will be around the 1st day of every third month.

The SOUTHWEST IDAHO FIERO CLUB will meet the 3rd Sunday of each month. Club runs will start in March and run through October of each season.

Don't forget your ads in SWIFT are free. Encourage other Fiero owners to advertise with us, whether or not they are buying or selling. Membership is not required.

Our Club colors are Black and Red, black outline with red car.

GOOD NEWS On the road again

Bill Grant's black 1985 SE is running again after an extended rest. The car, not Bill. The culprit was a bad fuel pump.

Gene Koozer's red 1984 SE is no longer leaving oil tracks in parking spaces. It took the entire tube of gasket maker on the oil pan, but at least it sealed this time. A new starter and new high energy ignition coil even made so that it could get from one parking space to another.

NOTE: SWIFC Mailing Address

Southwest Idaho Fiero Club
P.O. Box 190144
Boise, ID 83719

Club Officers

President: Marcie McGinty - 376-0890
Vice President: Jay Rightnowar - 376-0890
Treasurer: Joyce Harness - 362-1223
Secretaries: Marilee Hiendselman - 377-9136, Dixie Jenkins 376-8328
Editor: Gene Koozer - 466-5284
Head Events Coordinator: Art Heindselman - 377-9136


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