Past Events

January 10 2021:  We kicked off 2021 with our very first ZOOM call.  Over 30 members and guests in attendance including POCI Club President Larry Crider and POCI Newsletter Judge Brian Wormald. Topics discussed included our 2021 elections, membership renewal, upcoming events, club newsletter and the National Convention. Club Sponsor Steve Mollohan of Georgetown Insurance presented on maximizing your classic car insurance policy. Big Thank You to Mike Green for setting up the call.

November 15, 2020:  Club gathering followed by convention committee meeting.  Discussed a wide array of topics including our upcoming club elections, our newsletter and social media platforms and the 2021 national convention in July 2021 at Mohegan Sun Casino and Resort.  Big THANK YOU to Janice and Merle for hosting todays activities.

October 18, 2020:  Over a dozen members and guests toured the American Heritage Museum/Collings Foundation collection in Hudson, MA for our annual Fall event.  This is a wonderful display of antique automobiles, military planes, tanks and other memorabilia. Great time had by all. Big Thank You to Club President Ron Senesi and his wife Julie for making all the arrangements.

September 19, 2020:  Over 100 cars displayed at the Annual Nor’Eastern Chapter Car Show at the Museum in Loudon, NH.  Strong contingent of Yankee Chapter members in attendance. Sunny skies, tons of fun and lots of Ponchos on hand from full size to muscle to compacts to wagons. Great show.  Look forward to next year.

August 9, 2020:  Outstanding turnout on a beautiful sunny day at our annual Car Event at Tucks Trucks in Hudson, MA.  Lots of different makes and models in addition to our Pontiacs and GMC’s.  Great seeing our friends from the NorEastern Pontiac chapter.  Big “Thank You” to Jim Boyle, Mark Wiitala and the gang at Tucks for hosting todays activities.  Look forward to another terrific show in August 2021!

May 17, 2020:  Several Yankee Chapter members as well as local Police and Fire gathered to celebrate Wades 2nd Birthday.  A “Drive By” Parade went by his house as he and his family waved them on.  Best birthday evah!

March 7, 2020:  Great turnout at tonights club party and meeting.  Over 50 members and guests gathered at the Westgate Church in Weston for the celebration.  Honored to have in attendance POCI Club President Larry Crider, POCI Convention Coordinator Art Barrett and members of the PVGTOA and Little Rhody car clubs.  Almost $600 was raised from our raffle and private donations to benefit the Pontiac-Oakland Museum in IL.  Big Shout Out to Steve Peluso for coordinating todays activities.

February 9, 2020:  Club Convention meeting held at Tucks Trucks in Hudson, MA. 13 members of the committee gathered to discuss details for the National POCI convention in July 2021 at Mohegan Sun in CT.  Big THANK YOU to Jim Boyle and the folks at          Tucks Trucks to hosting our meeting.

January 12, 2020:  Great turnout on an unusually warm January day for our important meeting and elections. Congratulations to those who were (re)elected. We look forward to your leadership as our club enters its 40th year. Big THANK YOU to longtime dedicated club member Dan Richardi for hosting today’s event.

November 10, 2019:  30+ members and guests gathered in Sherborn for our last meeting of the year.  We had a spectacular season filled with great weather and lots of events.  Big things instore for 2020.  Shout Out to all our club members who served in the military on this Veterans Day Weekend.  Thank You to Judy and Bruce Muldoon for hosting todays activities.

October 13, 2019:  Our Fall Foliage Cruise took us to the Newport Car Museum in Portsmouth, RI.  It’s only an hours drive from metro Boston and well worth a trip.  This is a spectacular venue that hosts a wide variety of outstanding and rare vehicles.  Check them out at   Big THANK YOU to Ron and Julie Senesi for organizing todays wonderful event and to Les Ward for suggesting. The Yankee Chapter very much appreciates the Newport Car Museum for hosting todays activities.

September 15, 2019:  Gorgeous day for our club meeting hosted by Kimball Farm in Lancaster.  Over 25 members and guests in attendance.  Club President, Ron Senesi went over a very busy agenda which included details of our Fall Foliage Cruise to the Newport Car Museum as well as our sponsorship of the Pontiac Transportation in Pontiac, MI.

September 8, 2019:  Over 300 cars at today’s 1A Auto Charity Car Show including a lot of Pontiacs and Yankee Chapter club members who also assisted with logistics.  Congrats to the team at 1A who raised lots of funds for local charities.

August 11, 2019:  What an awesome turnout at our Tucks Trucks Yankee POCI Car Event. Over 70 show cars and 100 members, guests and spectators were on hand under spectacular sunny skies. Big “Thank You” to Jim and Mark from Tucks Trucks and all our wonderful vendors for making this the largest show we’ve had.

July 11, 2019:  Yankee POCI well represented at today’s BSAAC Show in Dedham. Spectacular day. Lots of makes and models. Always a great event. Congrats to Pontiac class winners Bruce Muldoon, Dave Cataloni and John Bace.

June 9, 2019:  Monthly meeting hosted by Janice and Merle Green.  Lots on the agenda including preparation for July’s National POCI Convention in Gettysburg. PA and our busy summer schedule.  Hope to see you at one of our upcoming events like the BSAAC Show in Dedham in July or our Tucks Trucks Show in August.  See our Upcoming Events Calendar on our website.

May 11, 2019:  Couldn’t ask for a better day for our Annual Spring Dust-Off at Kimball Farm in Lancaster. Over 50 cars and 100 people participated in today’s event. Big THANK YOU to Mary Beth from Kimball Farm for hosting us and to Club President Ron and Julie Senesi for coordinating another successful Dust-Off!

April 14, 2019:  Over 30 members and guests in attendance at todays very important meeting. A special election was held to fill openings for President, Vice President and 2 Board of Directors. We are very pleased to announce Ron Senesi, Andy Epstein, Mitch Gage and Matt Shu were elected to these positions. Thank you to Paul O’ Toole who served honorably as our President during the 3 month interim period. The club also overwhelmingly voted to host the National POCI Convention at Mohegan Sun in July 2021!  Stay tuned for more details on what will be a spectacular Pontiac event in our own backyard.  A Big Thank You goes out to Judy and Jim May for hosting today’s activities.

March 9, 2019:  Very nice turnout at tonights club party at the Westgate Church in Weston, MA.  Club President Paul O’Toole welcomed the group and officiated our meeting.  Wonderful entertainment provided by A Cappella Gold.  Delicious dinner catered by the nice folks at The Chuck Wagon in Dedham.  Big thank you to Steve Peluso for coordinating the nights activities.  Our raffle netted over $350 for the Pontiac Oakland Museum in Pontiac, IL!  Great to have Larry Crider and Art Barrett from the national club in attendance.

January 13, 2019:  Full house at todays meeting and elections at Richardi’s in Braintree, MA. Over 60 members and guests covering 5 states participated in our first gathering of 2019.  Congrats to those who were (re)elected to office and to our new Lifetime Member Honoree, Merle Green for his dedicated service to the Yankee Chapter and to the national POCI organization. Well deserved Merle!  Big THANK YOU to Dan Richardi who always does an outstanding job hosting our January event.  

November 18, 2018:  40 members and guests including 6 of our military veterans were in attendance at this afternoons meeting at the Sherborn Fire House.  On the agenda were the upcoming club elections to be held in January.  Big THANK YOU to our hosts, Judy and Bruce Muldoon.  

October 14, 2018:  A crisp cool Autumn day was perfect for our annual Fall Foliage Cruise thru central Massachusetts.  22 members and guests arrived at our starting point in Milford.  We headed north on scenic route 140 and arrived at High Octane Performance Cars in Boylston for our club meeting.  Many thanks to the team at High Octane for hosting todays event.   

September 22, 2018:  Great turnout by Pontiac (and Oakland) enthusiasts at this years Pontiac Celebration in Warwick, RI.  Cars from all over the northeast were showcased at this outstanding and charitable event.  Congrats to Rick and Lucille DiGiacomo and all the volunteers for putting on another wonderful show.  

August 25, 2018:  Mother Nature came thru for us as we had over 50 cars participate in todays Tuck Trucks Yankee POCI Car show.  We filled the lot at Tucks with everything from Fieros to Chieftains.  Thanks Jim, Mark and the entire Tucks Trucks team as well as all our show sponsors including Georgetown Insurance, LMF Jewelry, Papa Gino’s, VeeBop Ice Cream and Ames Performance.

July 19, 2018:  Beautiful afternoon and evening for our Pontiac Day at Patriot Place Cruise hosted by the Mass Cruisers.  Lots of Pontiacs in attendance.  This bi-weekly event is held in the shadow of Gillette Stadium and is one of the more popular cruise nights in eastern MA.

July 8, 2018:  Yankee POCI very well represented at todays BSAAC Show in Dedham.  Over 60 members were in attendance on a picture perfect day.  Big crowds overall and a wonderful vendor area and car corral.  Great job by our hosts, the BSAAC.

May 12, 2018:  20 members and guests braved todays cool rainy weather for our annual Dust-Off and meeting.  Special THANK YOU’s to our host Marybeth and the team at Kimball Farm in Lancaster and to Heather from Ames Performance for her generous promotional support.  Our event wouldn’t have happened without the coordination by club member and new Northeast POCI Director Ron Senesi and his wife Julie.

April 8, 2018:  Over 40 members and guests participated in this afternoons meeting. We discussed the upcoming show season and have alot of activities planned for 2018. A big THANK YOU to our hosts, Judy and Jim May. Our next meeting will be at our DUST-OFF on May 12th at Kimball Farm in Lancaster, MA.  Hope you can join us.

March 10, 2018:  Over 60 club members and guests gathered for our club party held at the Westgate Church in Weston. A delicious buffet was provided by Chuck Wagon Catering in Dedham. In addition to good friends and food, we raised over $700 for the Pontiac Oakland Museum in Pontiac, IL. Big THANK YOU to Steve Peluso for organizing the event and to Ann Marie Mandarano, Julie and Ron Senesi for coordinating the dessert table and raffle.

January 14, 2018:  Our first club meeting of 2018 kicked off with a great crowd of close to 70 members and guests.  Club Prez Tony Domurat chaired todays events which included a summary of our upcoming activities.  Tony was also acknowledged by the membership for his tireless efforts in leading the club.  A big THANK YOU to our host, Dan Richardi, who provided a spectacular variety of food dishes for all to enjoy.

November 11, 2017: Brisk temperatures and sunny skies greeted close to 50 members and guests to the Sherborn Firehouse for our important November meeting. Club sponsor, Steve Mollohan from Georgetown Insurance, spoke about classic car insurance and the benefits of using Hagerty. Steve is one of the largest Hagerty agents in the area and he provided great advice for our attendees. We also welcomed and thanked all members who served in our nations military as we mark this Veterans Day weekend.  Big THANK YOU to Judy and Bruce Muldoon for hosting this afternoons activities.

October 21, 2017:  Over a dozen Pontiacs participated in today’s Extinct Car Day at the Larz Anderson Museum of Transportation.  Sunny skies and unseasonably warm temps made for a perfect Autumn day at the MOT.  Lots of classics on hand.  

October 15, 2017:  Over a dozen cars and twenty members and guests participated in our annual Fall Foliage Cruise.  This year we drove thru the Quabbin reservoir and parts of the Pioneer Valley.  Autumn colors were bursting.  Good time had by all.

September 10, 2017:  Beautiful day at Kimball Farms in Lancaster, MA for our club meeting.  Outstanding crowd of 40 cars and 60 members and guests. Big Thank You to Julie and Ron Senesi for coordinating todays event along with the wonderful staff at Kimball Farms.

August 20, 2017:  Beautiful day for the Mass Cruisers Autofest at the Wrentham Fairgrounds.  Outstanding turnout by Yankee POCI as we received the award for Best Club Participation.  This is the 6th consecutive year we have won this honor. 

August 13, 2017:  Yankee POCI members and guests turned out in big numbers to our Tucks Trucks-Yankee POCI Car Event held at Tucks Trucks in Hudson, MA.  Big THANK YOU to Jim Boyle, Mark and Lisa Viitala and the team at Tucks for hosting todays activities.  Great day had by all.

July 23, 2017:  Strong Pontiac turnout at the 1A Auto Charity Car Show in Pepperell.  Sunny skies and cooler temps made for a spectacular day at the town field.  Over 250 cars showed this wonderful event.

April 30, 2017:  Sunny skies and a gentle breeze greeted 8 cars and 11 members for our Spring Cruise.  Paul O’Toole mapped the route and lead the charge as we meandered thru the backroads and villages of Rockport, Gloucester, and Essex.  After a 90 minute cruise, we stopped at The Clam Box in Ipswich for a nice lunch and conversation.