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Car Club Donates Second Minivan to Contact Ministries in 2016!

Car Club Donates Second Minivan to Contact Ministries in 2016!

The Capital City Car Club (CCCC) donated a minivan to Springfield’s human and social-services organization, Contact Ministries. Thanks to the generosity of all club members, the local community and our local business sponsors, we were able to generate enough money at this years cars for charity event in April to […]

by August 17, 2016 Comments are Disabled Charity
3rd Annual  Cars For Charity Gala

3rd Annual Cars For Charity Gala

The Capital City Car Club is once again getting ready for its annual fundraiser and Minivan giveaway event. Local human and social-services organization, Contact Ministries, selected the recipient of this year’s beautiful Minivan. The event is possible thanks to the generosity of our ‘title sponsor’ Dick Levi, LRS who stepped-in […]

by February 13, 2016 Comments are Disabled Charity
10 Commandments For Drivers Before Winter

10 Commandments For Drivers Before Winter

Preparing your car for winter: what to check, what to replace – bet on safe driving in winter and see the 10 items that you need to check your car before the real snow falls. Winter is fast approaching, and frosty mornings are now a reality. Increasingly, you may experience […]

by November 24, 2015 Comments are Disabled Car Tips
Dad’s Day, Hope’s Way

Dad’s Day, Hope’s Way

What a great family fun day it was at Springfield’s Hope Church! CCCC members, together with Isringhausen Import’s sports cars and Tim Wilkerson’s Top Fuel Funny Car participated in a car show. The event delivered lots of fun to both kids and fathers alike. Children had the opportunity to put […]

by June 22, 2015 Comments are Disabled Car Show, Charity, Events and Meets
2nd Annual Cars For Charity Gala

2nd Annual Cars For Charity Gala

The Capital City Car Club Donor Car is almost ready for its new home and we encourage you to join us on the evening of Saturday, April 25, 2015 as we celebrate its donation to Contact Ministries.   The 2nd Annual Cars for Charity Gala will take place at Gary Bryan’s […]

by March 1, 2015 Comments are Disabled Charity, Events and Meets
The crew at work on the silver van at the club garage

Vans Returned to Contact Ministries

Two of the vans used by Contact Ministries in Springfield were in need of repair, and that’s where we love to jump in and help! The red van shown had a charging problem and brake issues. Another van had transmission issues. And, while members come together to get a lot […]

by November 24, 2014 Comments are Disabled Car Clinic, Charity
CARtoberfest 2014 Recap

CARtoberfest 2014 Recap

We are very fortunate to have a great place for the club to hang out, work on cars, relax, hold board meetings, and more. And for this year’s Cartoberfest celebration, we decided to hold the event at our car club garage so that members and prospective members could come out […]

by October 31, 2014 Comments are Disabled Events and Meets
Springfield Route 66 Festival Recap

Springfield Route 66 Festival Recap

It all started with the forecast, right? Sunny. Clear. Blue skies. Bring those cars out! And did they ever. Even those who wouldn’t risk a slight chance of rain in previous years brought their cars out for the 2014 Route 66 Festival in downtown Springfield. The event always  kicks off […]

by October 1, 2014 Comments are Disabled Car Show, Driving in Illinois, Events and Meets
Doing Time In Joliet 2014 – 24 Hours of Lemons Recap

Doing Time In Joliet 2014 – 24 Hours of Lemons Recap

As many of you know, we have been working on a clinic car throughout the year to demonstrate various maintenance and safety updates. Later, this same 1998 BMW 328is became a project car for the 24 Hours of Lemons, an endurance race hosted throughout the United States. The idea behind […]

by August 15, 2014 Comments are Disabled Track Car
Oil Change Considerations

Oil Change Considerations

The majority of car owners seldom read their owner’s manuals.  They do not know the oil change interval recommended for their specific make and model or the type of oil their car requires.  As a result, they follow the advice of the service technician when it comes to the type […]

by June 30, 2014 Comments are Disabled Car Tips