Club News and Happenings

WOW!!!!! GSMC Donates $10,854.00 to Lee BIA Builders Care

This year at the February Club Meeting GSMC donated $10,854.00 to their charity Lee BIA Builders Care. 

This is a club record for our annual donation to this great cause!

Lee BIA Builders Care is a nonprofit organization founded by the Lee Building Industry Association in 2005. The mission of Builders Care is to provide emergency construction services at no cost to needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled homeowners, and their families, who cannot obtain repairs through traditional means.


WOW!  We beat last years Donation numbers!

Thank you every one who participated in this years benefit show for the Harry Chapin food bank

This year we raised $654.00 and donated 1,604 lbs of food to our community!


Thomas Wiltshire Pitts for the Win!

Congratulations to our own Thomas Wiltshire Pitts for winning the Most Stylish Classic award at the Festival of Speedo Mercado


GSMC Members win BIG again at the 911 Patriot Run!

GSMC members represent at the 9/11 Patriot Run Benefit and Car Show

People’s Choice Winners –  Thomas Wiltshire Pitts, Vince Perfetto & Glenn Disposito

Overall Best of Show – Thomas Wiltshire Pitts


GSMC takes home the Gold at Mirror Lakes!

Congratulations to our own Annette Nilles and Vince Perfetto on their wins at the Mirror Lakes Car Show.


GSMC’s Mary-Ann Mammen

Featured in Right Trailers Customer Spotlight Video


GSMC takes High Honors at MCA Nationals!

The weekend of September 9th several GSMC members attended the Mustang Club of America Grand National Show in Melbourne Florida.

Congratulations to Jim & Shelley Wilcoxson,  Michael & Annette Nilles & Mary Ann Mammen for winning gold

Additionally Kim Scott Schramm and James Barone won silver.

MCA Grand National Winners

Jim & Shelly Wilcoxson, Kim & Scott Schramm, Mike & Annette Nilles (Not Pictured; Mary Ann Mammen & Jim Barone)


GSMC Supports FMB Business Re-openings!

GSMC Club Members are doing their part to help Fort Myers Beach businesses get back in business

Lunch at Doc Fords Run Bar & Grille on FMB.


GSMC’s own Mary Ann Mamen Wins Big!

GSMC Club Member Mary Ann Mamen won in the NMRA True Street, and All Female true Street 14.0 class, then two weeks later won True Street at NMCA all at Orlando Speed World in March. Because Mary Ann uses Nitto Radial Drag Tires and they sponsor the class, the pay out was $1000 for each race. This ad was in Fastest Street Car magazine.  Mary Ann will appear in an upcoming Right Trailer Add!


GSMC Volunteers at BBQ, Bands & Brews


GSMC Ladies Night Out

GSMC Ladies took a night out to do some Arts & Crafts


The Mustang turns 59 this year and GSMC threw a Party

Check out the Pictures from the event HERE

GSMC takes High Honors at the Venice AACA Car Show

Congratulations to our 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners!


GSMC wins big at the New Hope Church Show!!!

Congratulations to our Best in Class winners at the New Hope Church Car show

Rudy & Betsy Beyer in the Mustang Times circa.2014


GSMC Donates $8463.00 to Lee BIA Builders Care

This year at the February Club Meeting GSMC donated $8463.00 to their charity Lee BIA Builders Care. 

This is a club record for our annual donation to this great cause!

Lee BIA Builders Care is a nonprofit organization founded by the Lee Building Industry Association in 2005. The mission of Builders Care is to provide emergency construction services at no cost to needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled homeowners, and their families, who cannot obtain repairs through traditional means.


GSMC represents at 2 shows this weekend

GSMC members represented at the Bonita Springs Elks Charity Show

and the Moody River Estates Chili Cook-off and Car Show.

Check out the event Photos Here!


Shelley Wilcoxson is Honored with Lifetime Membership Award

Shelley has served the club tirelessly for many years. Her commitment and dedication to our events, members and charitable causes is unparalleled!  Thank you Shelley from all of us!

WE HAVE A WINNER!!!!!

Pamela Neubert has won the two tickets and a 2 night stay to the Daytona 500!!!!

GSMC 2022 by the Numbers!

While 2022 was a challenging year in the wake of Hurricane Ian it is hard to keep a good club down.

Here are some highlights of the club for the year!


3rd Annual Road Rally

Stangs vs Vettes 2021

339 Cars in attendance and a donation to our charity Builders Care of SW Florida of $6700.00

Mustang Birthday Party at Galloway Ford!

Riverbend Car Show

BBQ, Bands & Brews Support

5th Fridays!

Ft Myers Beach Shrimp Festival Parade

July 4th Parade

Numerous Cruise Ins

Harry Chapin Benefit Car Show

We collected 1380 lbs of food and a cash donation of $800.00 for the Harry Chapin Food Bank!

Christmas Care Car Show

$925 from Gate; Raffle Baskets & 50/50 and a Mustang load of Toys for Tots!

Perfetto’s Christmas Party


Holiday Greetings from our Sister Club

The Mustang Club of Switzerland

Dear Mike, Dear Annette and all members of the Gulfshore Mustang Club of Southwest Florida.

I really hope you are all doing very well and have been in good health all the time during this second year of the COVID-pandemic!

I really hope the situation will normalize as soon as possible, travelling will be possible again without any problems and we can see each other again.

I wish you, your family and all the members of the Gulfshore Mustang Club of Southwest Florida  Merry Christmas, a good health in the coming time and a Happy New Year  with the traditional Mustang Club of Switzerland Christmas greeting card.

I hope we will see us soon!

Best mustang regards!

René


René Suter
President Mustang Club of Switzerland
P. O. Box 39
CH-5442 Fislisbach
Switzerland

Club Holiday Party Update!

This year’s holiday party at the Perfetto’s was huge a success!

Thanks to Vince and Trudi for opening their home to the club again this year!

Check out the pictures and video here GSMC Holiday Party – 2022

November Club Meeting Guest Speaker

Club Member Kirby Newbury gave a presentation on Coffee!

Kirby explained where Coffee is grown in the world,  how it is harvested, the differences in coffee as well as the other information on this popular beverage!

Thank you Kirby for this terrific presentation!

Jim & Shelley Wilcoxson Win at Mirror Lake!

 Jim and Shelly Wilcoxsons’ 2007 Shelby GT was awarded as one of the top 8 Mustangs at this years Mirror Lake Car Show!

June 11th Mystery Cruise

 The June 11th Mystery Cruise took us from Ft Myers to the LaBelle Brewing Company.

The Rain held off until we were seated and all in attendance had a good time!

Thanks Mark Wilson for arranging the event!

The “Usual Suspects” attend the seasons last

Sanibel Cars & Coffee on May 7, 2022

Congratulations to our trophy winners from the 

Venice AACA Car Show

Kim Schramm & Vince Perfetto

Congratulations to our trophy winners from the

New Hope Church Car Show in Cape Coral!

Mike Nilles; Rick Swingler;

Shane Karalewitz & Fillipe Remigio

GSMC Donates $6429.00 to Lee BIA Builders Care

This year at the February Club Meeting GSMC donated $6429.00 to their charity Lee BIA Builders Care. 

Lee BIA Builders Care is a nonprofit organization founded by the Lee Building Industry Association in 2005. The mission of Builders Care is to provide emergency construction services at no cost to needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled homeowners, and their families, who cannot obtain repairs through traditional means.

Congratulations to our trophy winners from the

GSMC 3rd Annual Road Rally!

1st Place – Jim & Bonnie Depermentier – 13 Stops – 2:58:17

2nd Place – Kirby & Cherri Newbury – 13 Stops – 2:58:30

3rd Place – Steve & Marybeth Lapham – 13 Stops – 3:22:09

10th Annual Stangs vs Vettes

339 Total Cars

Corvettes 214 – Mustangs 125

Club Participation Awards

Mustangs – Ponies in Paradise       Corvettes – Venice Florida Corvette Club


Best of Show

Mustangs – Carlos Melo      Corvettes – Bob Becker


People Choice Awards 

(In no particular order)

Mustangs

Joe Gatewood, Michael & Pat Grisham, Mike McGarvey, Mike Nilles, Rob J Leve, Ron Kisner, Shawn Schroder, Thomas Wiltshire-Pitts, Tony Vento

Corvettes

Al Roltsch, Bob Keyes, Brian Micciche, Charlie Morgan, Irene & Jim Vautrin, Joe Rhodes, John Zaldivar,                  Karina & Joe Draghi, Larry Atkins


2023 Host Clubs

Mustangs – GulfShore Mustang Club       Corvettes – Corvettes of Naples

GSMC Members represented at the

Bonita Springs Elks Car Show

It wasn’t the best day for a car show but GSMC members showed up for a good cause!

GSMC 2021 by the Numbers!

While 2021 was a challenging year in many ways it is hard to keep a good club down.

Here are some highlights of the club for the year!


Stangs vs Vettes 2021

364 Cars in attendance and a donation to our charity Builders Care of SW Florida of $5000.00

Mustang Birthday Party at Galloway Ford!

Mystery Cruise to Lake Placid Florida

5th Fridays!

Harry Chapin Benefit Car Show

We collected 1475 lbs of food and a cash donation of $1300.00 for the Harry Chapin Food Bank!

Christmas Care Car Show

$700 Gate; Gold Star Mom’s Coffee Sales $63; Raffle Baskets $366 and a Mustang load of Toys for Tots!

Congratulations to two outstanding Club Members

This year at the Annual Club Meeting the board presented two special awards to two people who have gone above and beyond in service to the Club.

Congratulations to GSMC Club member Frank Schuler!

Frank rode his bike 3500 miles in 2021 at the age of 81!!!

You can read more about it Here

Congratulations to our trophy winners from the

Ponies under the Palms Show

Scott and Kim Schramm & Larry Neubert