Lambda Car Club, Michiana Dunes Region

Michiana’s LGBTQ collector car club.

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About Us

Lambda Car Club International was founded in 1981 as the Gay Old Car Owners Society. Now, with 33 regional chapters in the United States, plus a chapter in Canada, Lambda Car Club has over 2,000 members. A Grand International Meet is hosted each year at one of the regional chapters.

The Michiana Dunes Region chapter of the Lambda Car Club was started in 1996, and now has approximately 125 members from throughout West Michigan, Northwest Indiana, and some from Ohio and Illinois. The basic premise of the group is that we share a love and fascination for all things automotive. Plus, we enjoy a great sense of fun! In addition to monthly meetings, which always include food and fun, local members participate in several other events throughout the year. We welcome the involvement of all LGBTQ persons in the Michiana Dunes Region of the Lambda Car Club International.

Club members enjoy monthly club events and meetings from February through October each year, and sometimes even in December. Since Michiana Dunes Region is situated in the Midwest Snow Belt, of course it all depends on how much snow covers the roadways, but warm, sunny weather particularly brings out the wonderful cars. Each May, we have the Spring Dust-Off Tour, and in October, the Fall Color Tour, when we caravan throughout beautifully landscaped West Michigan, enjoying the fresh Lake Michigan air, mixed with the delightful exhaust fumes from the pretty car in front of us. It makes a grand sight for onlookers along the route through countryside, small towns and the appropriate resting points where good car pictures are taken.

Questions?

Please feel free to contact us at michianadunes@gmail.com

2021 Events

Evites will be sent to all current members with full details.

April through June
Photo Scavenger Hunt 2021
April
Cruise from Byron Center to Saugatuck with out of doors BYO box lunch – EricS & ToddB hosts
May
Cruise from Ada to Carson City with out of doors BYO box lunch – EricS & ToddB hosts
June 5
Douglas PRIDE parade
June
Cruise to McFadden’s Classic Auto, South Haven, with out of doors box lunch – JackB & RobC hosts
July
With Lake Michigan Region’s “A Day in the Country”
August
A day at Meijer Gardens with out of doors box lunch – LouV & TroyJ hosts
September 17-19
Invitational Meet: There’s Something About Saugatuck – Cancelled on April 16, 2021 by The Board.
October
“Fall Color Tour” through “The Tunnel of Trees”, Petoskey – SteveL & TomE hosts

How to Join

Dues start at $46.00 per year (including national and regional dues). An associate membership is available for an additional $5 per year, for a spouse, partner, roommate, friend, or pet.

To join us, you first join Lambda Car Club International, and then you will be presented with a list of regions with which you may affiliate yourself. Once your're there, select Michiana Dunes and then you'll be in!

Saugatuck Canceled: Frequently Asked Questions

Why cancel again this year? You guys already said "it's ON for 2021!"

The board was all excited to be on again for 2021 too, but then Michigan made the news by somehow becoming the nation's number one hotspot for the virus. The board met on April 16 and decided to cancel.

So what happens now?

Treasurer Jerry Mast will be sending full registration refunds.

Those with hotel reservations should contact The Dunes.

President Tony Holewinski is negotiating with the hotel to get the $50 cancellation fee waived.

Whom can I contact with further questions and comments about this?
Please see the Contact Us section below.

Contact Us

Michiana Dunes Region of LCCI
Board of Directors

Postal Address

Michiana Dunes Region LCCI
19155 Beaver Dam Road
Galien, Michigan 49113

Lambda Car Club International (LCCI)