Late Breaking News! Red Grille Medallion Award
Congratulations to Bill and ValJean!
Bill and ValJean received a Mustang Club of America Red Grille Medallion Award – #264 – for their 1968 Mustang Coupe. The award was received at the Mustangs in the Prairieland MCA National Show in Springfield, Illinois on the weekend of May 23-25. The current issue of Mustang Times – August 2014 -shows a picture of them receiving their award from Jim Silverman on page 24.
To the best of our knowledge, no other active member of the Greater Pittsburgh Mustang Club has received a Grille Medallion Award.
PS – If you would like to get an MCA Grille Medallion award for your Mustang, just start entering it in the MCA National or Grand National Shows. Once you acquire 20 points you will be eligible for an award. Remember, the MCA Grand National Show will be in Columbus next Labor Day weekend.
The GPMC became a Chartered Regional Group of the Mustang Club of America on August 11, 1998, and we have received numerous awards, including the MCA President’s Award in 1999, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.
Why should you join the Mustang Club of America (MCA)?
“The mission of the Mustang Club of America is to enhance the Mustang experience for all members by providing services, support, information, and activities that promote camaraderie and enjoyment of America’s favorite pony car. The Mustang Club of America is dedicated to the enjoyment, care, preservation and history of all Mustangs.”
Currently, the Mustang Club of America has over 11,500 Mustang members in approximately 200 Regional clubs. Clubs are located throughout the continental United States, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, South America, Australia, South Africa, and Malta.
Benefits of MCA membership:
Monthly magazine – “Mustang Times is the official magazine of the Mustang Club of America, created and published for MCA members to reflect the magic of the Mustang Brand.” The magazine contains great articles about shows, restoration, performance, regional clubs, new products, want-ads, and more.
Free classified ads in Mustang Times
Discounts from various specialty vendors
Discounts on automobile insurance through Heacock Classic Insurance
Ford Motor Company X-plan pricing for car and trucks (subject to individual dealer’s discretion)
Discounts on registration for National MCA Shows
MCA Windshield Decal (worth one point at National, and Grand National Shows)
Opportunity to meet Mustang enthusiasts from across the USA and the world, through Mustang Times, the MCA website, and at the National and Grand National MCA Shows
MCA website (http://www.mustang.org/) – news of events, question and answer forums, from car show judging to car restoration
In addition, MCA provides liability insurance for our Regional MCA Show each year.
News from 2011
Ed Saitz, MCA Director for the Greater Pittsburgh Mustang Club, wrote an article about our strong showing at the MCA Grand National, which appeared in the October issue of the MCA’s Mustang Times magazine. Read it here.