Members & Officers

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Cruising is all about our enthusiastic fondness for our unique American
car culture and our great, fun loving cruisers. The Fun Time Cruzers keep
the nostalga alive at our Monday Night Lakeside Circle Cruize-In .
Welcome to our own SE Michigan version of "American Graffiti".

 

Club History...(history updated 7-23-2014)

We started our car club in January 2006, however, we had our beginning in May 2005 at the
Lakeside Mall in Sterling Heights, MI (across the street from our present location).  Ken Savage's son Ryan was
working for a home theater store in the mall, and the owner asked us to help him organize a weekly cruise-in.
Monday night was chosen for this event because it was the worst day of the week for retailers in this area and
everyone agreed that a cruise-in could bring lots of classic cars along with 100-200 more people to the mall
which was also beneficial for the mall food court. Our humble beginning turned out to be absolutely
phenomenal and with a small number of 30 cars on the first night we grew to average 100 cars every week by
the end of the 2005 cruising season. 
 
After the original  and only sponsor decided not to continue the cruise-in for
2006, Ken, Ginny & Ryan Savagedecided to see if our many new cruising friends would be interested in
continuing our special Monday night cruise-in. We were pleasantly surprised by the incredible response
we received from so many great car buffs, and with their support, we created a new car club in January
2006, ......the Fun Time Cruzers (FTC). By that May, we had over 50 "family" membershps (100+ members)
and  started cruzin at our new location with many new sponsors.  
 
In 2007 & 2008 our Club helped establish other local area weekly cruise-ins and began to support several annual
car shows in our SE Michigan area. We helped provide sponsors for the North Gratiot Cruise that contributed
$15,000 in 2008 for the Macomb County/Chesterfield Police K9 Units. In both 2008 and 2009, we contributed
over $1,000 to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), plus hundreds of dollars to other charitable organizations.  
During the last several years, we have made donations to the Children's Lukemia Foundation of Michigan, local
schools, the American Red Cross, St Jude's Children's Hospital, Shriners, Autism Research and others.  
 
Some of the exciting events the club members enjoy are our spring pizza party, annual picnic held at Brandenburg
Park on Lake St. Clair on Jefferson Avenue south of 23 Mile Road in New Baltimore on the third Sunday in July,
club group parking at major SE Michigan car shows, & our club meeting and holiday party the first Sunday in
December. Our weekly summer cruise-in activities include our 50/50 raffle, giving away 25 sponsor prizes and 15
different 9 X 12 award plaques to our lucky cruzers every Monday evening. Cruzers at our event also enjoy having
their cars photographed every week and placed in the Photo Gallery of our web site. And we send out a Roxio PhotoShow
with rock n roll music via email to all our weekly visitors with cool photos of their fabulous cars. As many as 200 classic
cars have attended our event on a single Monday nightIn 2012, we had a new record of 1,960 awesome cars come
to our weekly event from May to September and the word continues to spread about the "fun times" we have at the
Monday Night Lakeside Circle Cruise-in. No other car club in Michigan provides a weekly cruise-in with our number
of prizes, awards, and overall entertaining activities.  
 
Due to our phenomenal 30%+ growth in our membership in both 2009 & 2010, and in order to keep the Fun Time
Cruzers a small, but friendly and manageable social organization, our members decided in 2011 to limit our membership
to 200 families or 400 individuals. We acknowledge all the challenges our unique American cruzing hobby may
endure in the future, and our members and club directors will strive to maintain FTC as one of the very best car
clubs in Michigan. .......Come visit us at Lakeside Circle in Sterling Heights on Monday nights......... 
It is because of you, our loyal cruzers & Members, that the Fun Time Cruzers is a successful, fun organization.
  
You do not have to be a FTC Club member to attend our weekly cruize nite.  All cruizers are welcome!
 
JOIN THE FUN! WE KNOW YOU WILL HAVE A "FUN TIME" SEEING OLD FRIENDS & MAKING NEW ONES!  
 
THANKS EVERYONE! ....Ken & Ginny  (with our 1969 Pontiac Firebird 400 and at the Woodward Dream Cruise in 2013)
gvk 
 
 If you would like to support our weekly cruise-in and the Fun Time Cruzers Car Club, please go to the "Join the Club"
& "Club By-Laws" page to learn more about Club benefits. New membership applications (if openings are available) are
reviewed begining in January & again during our open enrollment period that begins on April 1 of each year. If our "family"
membership is over 200, (see the current total below) you can still complete/submit the application form, and your name will
be placed on our waiting list. You will be contacted when your membership application can be processed, and when to pay
your club dues. Applicants will have their names placed on the "Latest Updates" page where they can view their status. 
 
 
2014 Club Officers:

Kendall Savage (Ken), Club Executive Officer, President, Web Site Administrator,

Home #: ...586-739-3197, Club #: ...586-260-3459, ksavage57@gmail.com

Chuck McLachlan, Vice President, Cruise-In Operations Director, amclachlan@wowway.com

Ryan Savage, Honorary Vice President, ryansavage@yahoo.com

Ginny Savage, Club Treasurer, ginnysav@gmail.com 

Debbie & Tim Jacoby, Club Secretaries, jacobytimothy@hotmail.com

Club Directors: Parking, Registration, Equipment Set-Up, Awards

Bob & Mary ShawDave Clark, Chuck Gostomski

Andrea Regan, Sunshine Director ...jaregan@wowway.com 

Club Address: ..... Fun Time Cruzers, 48624 Lindon Court, Shelby Twp., MI, 48317

 
Here are our members effective August 16, 2014.

General Family Memberships from #26 onward are periodically reassigned and updated with new members. Every year
we have cruzers who move away from the area, sell their cruzers, retire from cruzing or our club, or due to economic
or health issues, can no longer support our organization. Members who do not keep their membership active every year will
be removed from our roster on April 1 of each year.
"Retired "Charter Members, 1 to 25, are NOT counted as "active"
members, or included in our 200 "family" member limit
, but are kept on our member list
.
We thank all our members past and
present for their contributions to the Fun Time Cruzers and our sponsored events and charities
.

Listed below are the individuals that help make FTC one of the very best car clubs in Michigan.
     
200 Family Memberships   8/16/14
400 Total Members    
       
  FOUNDING MEMBERS    
1000 Ken & Ginny Savage    
1001 Ryan Savage    
       
# CHARTER MEMBERS   GENERAL MEMBERSHIP
1 Ernie & Karen LaButte 101 Pete Chrest
2 Mark & Pam Hilton - Retired  102 Dan & JoAnn King
3 Tony & Laura Iafrate 103 Ken & Kim Shadlak
4 Judy & Mike Miller - Retired  104 Jim & Angie Vickery
5 John & Nancy Wenner 105 Paul & Elisabeth Meray
6 Ray & Nina Gonzalez  106 Louis & Denise Szuch
7 Larry Kalka --- Retired  107 James & Carol McGinty
8 Gail & Tom Hartson - Retired 108 John & Peggy Sieffert
9 Jim & Doris Kowalski 109 Dominic Mascia
10 Mike & Cheryl Dreger - Retired  110 Ken & Judy Janicki
11 Bill  & Monica Pasek - Retired 111 Thomas Rhey
12 Bob & Beverly Nelson - Retired 112 Sandra Cockell
13 Mike & Barb Froberg 113 Richard & Susan Krupa
14 Phil & Deb Kinnard - Retired   114 Gary & Sandy Kosarek
15 Jerry & Dianne Owczarzak - Retired 115 Ronald Gray
16 Dan & Mary Jo Szlaga 116 Ted & Carolyn Zolnoski
17 Bill & Janet Mayes 117 Glynn & Kay Knight
18 Reg & Lynette McDonald 118 Lloyd & Shirley Heck
19 Carl & Joyce Witkowski - Retired 119 Bruce & Janice Reinke
20 Al & Carol Alfonsi - Retired 120 Dan & Gwynne Dennis
21 Dennis & Gay Retchko - Retired 121 George & Marge Calomeni
22 Jerry & Suzette Mattson - Retired  122 Dennis & Charlyn Michaels
23 Don & Mary Jane Caputo 123 Larry & Shirley Deel
24 Jerry & Kathy Stover  124 Mark& Jason Zionkowski
25 Pat & Kathy Luckino - Retired 125 Rich & Bonnie Rozycki
       
  GENERAL MEMBERSHIP   GENERAL MEMBERSHIP
26 David & Tracy Popovich 126 Pete & Janet Schneider
27 Ron & Laura Alfafara 127 Jim & Josephine Roach
28 Joe & Noreen Mullen 128 Rich & Lula Figliolo
29 Larry & Michele Sauger 129 Nick & Roz Campo
30 Tom & Cathy Zaccardelli 130 Bob & Jan McQueen
31 Thomas Zbozien 131 Jerry & Cindy Myers
32 Mark & Marianne Limburg 132 Gene & Darlene Wyszynski
33 Bob & Margie Gietzen 133 Don & Lorraine Dutton
34 Chuck & Andrea McLachlan 134 Elaine & Ray Timmer
35 Bill & Alta Reeves 135 Bill & Kathy Shobe
36 Bryan & Celine Domagalski 136 Gary & Carol Hand
37 Rob & Mary Binge 137 Robert La Porte
38 Terry & Carol Bistue 138 Robert & Bonnie Gamble
39 Richard & Sherry Stidwill 139 Kevin & Peggy Jeffery
40 Bill & Meg Miller 140 Mark & Susan Henry
41 Edward & Cheryl Walgraeve 141 Charlie & Tina Boltan 
42 Doug & Lorraine Myers 142 Gary & Diane Curr
43 Jerry & Diana Richardson 143 James & Shirley Hurley
44 Rick & Mary Lara 144 Stephen Petro
45 Bill & Andre'e Howse 145 Len &Chris Konior
46 Bob & Mary Shaw 146 Chris & Cheryl Kent
47 John & Diane Mazzara 147 Ed & Kathy Zionkowski
48 Paul & Rose Mazzara 148 Scott Luedke
49 Bob Glass 149 Jerry Drenzek
50 Rose & Gary Kubiak 150 Brian Hansen & Smamantha Melms
       
  GENERAL MEMBERSHIP   GENERAL MEMBERSHIP
51 Dave & Rosemary Kelly 151 Robert & Mary Germain
52 Jim & Fran Hudgins 152 Sam & Cheryl Buccellato
53 Darrell Lacroix 153 John & Jean Rozell
54 Larry Yurgil 154 Cliff & Jo Ann Rothrock
55 Ron & Diane Bonin 155 Robert Malcolm & Mary Panetta
56 Roy & Jane Handyside 156 Dennis & Linda Olejniczak
57 Jerry & Helen Eggert 157 Dave Clark
58 Jack & Ellen Robertson 158 Joe Vitale
59 Tim & Cheryl Valentino 159 Sammy Vitale
60 Jerry & Loretta Turner 160 Mark & Jan Crichton
61 Gary & Charlene Caracciolo 161 Bruce & Carol Glasser
62 Ed & Lorraine Hastings 162 Ray Washburn & Dee Schmidt
63 Thomas & Linda Coucke 163 Rick, Missy & Marissa Burdette
64 Mark Fedders 164 Mike & Sharon Antonucci
65 Jeff & Lesa Cattin 165 Joe & Pam Holland
66 Jim & Judy Carney 166 Richard & Pat Dolland
67 Paul & Martha Hendrickson 167 Sam Audia
68 Edward & Wanda Smith 168 Vic Walla
69 Timothy  & Deborah Jacoby 169 Doug & Amy Blake
70 Rick & Deb Knight 170 Dave & Lee Rumohr
71 Larry & Vicky Grice 171 Jimmy & Darlene Pilarski
72 Tom & Anna Dombrowski 172 Mark & Desiree Ford
73 Chuck & Fran Hamann 173 Greg & DJ Cook
74 Ron & Ethel Dawson 174 Ernest & Lourdes Ruppenthal
75 Ed & Emica Syrocki 175 Richard & Janice DeCabooter
       
  GENERAL MEMBERSHIP   GENERAL MEMBERSHIP
76 Tim & Mariann Pomaville 176 Ron & Mary Senyszyn
77 Mike & Judy Oginsky 177 Andrea Regan
78 Stan & Linda Morency 178 Dave & Cheryl Walmsley
79 Frank & Susan Pantalena 179 Tom & Natalie DeCarlo
80 Anthony & Dorene Smith 180 Mike & Barb Sywak
81 Rick & Sue Murray 181 Terry & Christa King 
82 Mark & Carla Greer 182 Jim & Dottie Wogan
83 Michael & Lillian Arrand 183 Tom & Linda Milanov
84 James & Janet Lane 184 Tim & Melanie (D) Rose 
85 Jim & Tina Zaccardelli 185 Frank & Robin Elie Jr.
86 Jerry & Alice Carmack 186 Mike & Louise Stiffler
87 Sam & Josie Cipriano 187 Mariano & Terrie Alfafara
88 Larry &Sigrid Powell 188 Bill & Kathy Harriman
89 Tom & Gwynne Livi 189 Joe & Ursula Schneider
90 Rocco & Kandi Pantalena 190 Chris & Karen Gafa
91 Justin Washburn 191 Ray & Arlene Washburn
92 Michael & Marie McKeown 192 Ambrose & Dianne Biondo
93 Kim & Karen Weishan 193 Tony & Gina Yauch
94 Brian & Rachel Doxsie 194 Dave & Denise Roeschke
95 K. C. Sloan 195 Roy & Eileen Penzak
96 Wally & Barbara Reeves 196 John & Marie Gawthrop
97 Harold DeKiere 197 James & Trudy Sawyer
98 Kenneth & Roxanne Turner 198 Arthur & Sandy Wirgau
99 Bill & Donna Mathiak 199 Glenn & Bonnie Cash
100 Daniel & April Gauthier 200 Mark & Earline Rose
       
201 Jim & Delcie Rahaim 207 Joe Tocco
202 David & Paula Gmerek 208 Bill Van Luven
203 NOT TO BE REISSUED 209 John Kadlitz
204 Jeff & Trina Fox 210 Vinnie & Beth Garafalo
205 Derek & Lynn Foster 211 Charles & Cheryl Gostomski
206 Ronald & Diane Bauer 212 Bill & Gina Decker
    213 Roland & Sandra Hammer
    214 John Parino & Ruth Kiesler