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Annual Meeting Held on January 20, 2018 (At the Club)

The President’s Report and State of the Club were shared with all attendees. Refreshments were served before and after the meeting.

Congratulations to the new 2018 Board of Directors:

President……………….…. Charles Kucherer
Vice President….……………….. John Tabak
Treasurer……..……………….Jim Hufschmitt
Secretary………………..…….…. Tom Cionek
Public Relations…….….………. Joe Corsetti
HO Scale Engineer…….…..…. Pete Wheeler
N Scale Engineer………….. Rob Mackiewicz
O Scale Engineer…..………. Bill Baumgartel
Webmaster……..……….…..….. Bruce Ganas

8th Annual Grand Strand Model Train Show and Sale – November 11-12, 2017

The 2017 show was even bigger and better than 2016.   Same mall and store location (32,000 square feet) as 2016. 125 vendor tables. Sippin’ n Switchin’ layout as well as others. (3200+ square feet of train layouts)… Call Joe Corsetti (843-297-7162) if interested in participating in this year’s show on November 10th & 11th 2018 at Inlet Square Mall.

8th Annual Grand Strand MODEL Railroaders TRAIN SHOW & SALE

Saturday November 11th, 2017 (10am to 5pm)

Sunday November 12th, 2017 (10am to 4pm)

Inlet Square Mall 

10125 Hwy 17 By-pass

Murrells Inlet, SC  29576 

“Gymnastic and More” Visitor Group – 08/02/17

The Grand Strand Model Railroaders welcomed “Gymnastic and More” from Little River to the club Wednesday, August 2, 2017 for an outing. The girls and boys had a great time learning about the layouts, trains, and operating the trains. Some of the group took on the scavenger hunt sheet, looking for the different items on the layouts.

200,000th Visitor(s) – 08/02/17

Wednesday August 2, 2017 the Grand Strand Model Railroaders, Inc welcomed their 200,000 visitors which were twin brothers – Caden and Declan Folly with their grandfather Dennis Cicero. They were given a Limited Edition HO Harley-Davidson train set. Dennis had visited the club before and decided to bring the boys in for a visit. Peter Wheeler, Dick Spatafore and President Charles Kucherer are standing behind the family.

2nd Annual Coastal Carolina Train Fest – April 1-2, 2017

NOTE: The Coastal Carolina Train Show has been Cancelled for 2018.

2nd Annual Coastal Carolina TrainFest TRAIN SHOW & SALE

Saturday April 1st, 2017 (10 am to 5 pm) and Sunday April 2nd, 2017trainfest-2017 (10 am to 4 pm)

Coastline Conference Center

501 Nutt Street

Wilmington NC

Admission: $10  –  Children under 17 Free 

15 layouts, 21 Clinics, Vendor Sales, Door Prizes, Raffles

Click to connect to Trainfest website