Since the last formal club update surrounding the events of the COVID-19 virus, the NSW Government has started to ease the restrictions that were put in place to ensure the health and safety of all of us which is fantastic news, however unfortunately, these restrictions have not eased enough to allow our upcoming club events to safely take place in large groups of people.
The Falcon GT Owners Club of NSW regrets to inform that the following events have been postponed or cancelled:
Annual Club Concours scheduled for Sunday May 31st has been POSTPONED until Sunday September 27th
June Bi-monthly Club Meeting scheduled for Monday June 1st has been CANCELLED
Annual Club Birthday Party scheduled for Sunday June 21st has been POSTPONED to a TBA date
Big Daddy’s Burger Evening Run has been POSTPONED to a TBA date.
As you all can appreciate, this is uncharted waters for us all and the committee remains hopeful that our upcoming events scheduled beyond July can still take place. Restrictions are forecast to ease over the next 2 months, and this will likely see All Ford Day affected as a result, however no official decision has been made on All Ford Day as of yet.
Your committee will continue to monitor the ever-evolving situation and will make an informed decision on when our club can resume its events safely. Rest assured once the restrictions allow for our club to resume activities, the committee we will amend the club events calendar immediately, seeing extra events will be added to the calendar that will allow members to get back to enjoying our passion for the Falcon GT together.
Some good news has come out of the COVID-19 pandemic though with the committee agreeing that all existing members are entitled to a 50% reduction in club membership fees for 2020, due to the current pause in club activities, ensuring that the membership gets its value for money.
Our club is still attracting new memberships during this time and our membership numbers are as high as they have ever been outside of a Bathurst Nationals year, so our club is still travelling along nicely especially with all things considered at present.
A reminder to all members especially those on the historic registration scheme that your membership renewal is due at the end of June and you must be a financial member of the club for insurance purposes when driving a historic registered car.
The committee will continue to keep you all updated with all future correspondence surrounding the developments of COVID-19 will be communicated by Facebook, our website, via text message and also via email to ensure all members are fully informed.
Stay healthy and safe everyone, looking forward to seeing you all soon.
Scott Willoughby - FGTOCNSW President