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Our next meeting is Thursday, June 8, and we will once again have a picnic at the Blendon Woods Metro Park.  We have reserved the Dogwood Shelter for our use, and it will be available from 4:00 to 9:00PM.  Come early and stay late!  We will plan to serve dinner around 7:00PM or so, once everyone has arrived.  Hot dogs, hamburgers, condiments and buns are provided by board members, and we ask that folks with last names A-L bring a side dish or salad to share; folks with last names M-Z bring dessert (or if you have a special dish you want, just bring that!).  Please bring your own drinks, but remember--NO ALCOHOL (prohibited in the Metro Parks).  Blendon Woods Metro Park is located off SR 161 at Little Turtle Way on the NE side of Columbus.  The Dogwood Shelter has a dedicated parking lot and plenty of picnic tables, horseshoe pits and restrooms, so dust off those VW's and come join your club for some fun social time!

SAVE THE DATE!  Volksfest 27 is on Saturday, August 12 at Watkins-Memorial High School.  Please be sure to sign up to volunteer at or contact Ryan Cisco directly at 740-709-0183.

The Arthritis Foundation Classic Auto Show at the Dublin Metro Center will be held Thursday, July 13th thru Saturday July 15th.  On Saturday July 15th, the VW Show Within a Show will once again be gathered around the well-received hospitality area where you can relax, socialize and show off your beautiful VW’s.  We had a great turnout in 2016; let’s repeat for 2017!  We have "VW Show Within a Show" registration classes with the newly added “Class of 1967”.  Your 50-year-old VW will stand out in a special awards class!  A total of 10 trophies will be awarded, including the prestigious VW Best of Show!  The Arthritis Foundation owes Mike Young and Motorkars a huge thank you!  He will be sponsoring the VW/Audi class and awards.  We are fortunate to have their support!  Come enjoy the Rolling Legends Tour, great entertainment and VW hospitality.  Did we say shade and grass?!?!  Early Bird registration with discounts available until July 7th is now open. Visit for more info and on-line registration!   

Check out our COVVC North page!  We welcome our VW brethren from up north and look forward to more joint activities.  Do you know any northern Ohio VW owners who might want to get involved with some events that are closer to home?  Contact Mike Roecker for additional information and click here for some photos of the North group's recent activities.

Send us your historical VW photos!  We are working on an upcoming feature highlighting precious vintage family photos which include Volkswagens.  These photos tell the stories we'd all like to remember, and we KNOW many of you have some of these photos around, so please search the attic and basement and send photo scans to Ann Gillman, including your photo's story.   

Don't forget to renew your COVVC Membership!  Please take a few minutes to check the expiration date on your newsletter mailing label.  Starting this month, dues are $25 annually.  Please note we can now accept both new and renewal membership payments via PayPal!  Click here to check it out.  Renewals can also be mailed to the COVVC at 13671 Wagram Road, Pickerington, OH 43147, or see Brenda Easley at our next meeting.  Please make sure to include your current address, phone and e-mail so we can verify that we have all current info on file.

Join our COVVC Forum!  Our forum is open and ready for your input.  This forum is public, so anyone can read forum posts, but in order to add or reply to posts, you must be a forum member.  Join our forum here and join in the fun!

Check out the COVVC Calendar for additional upcoming events!


Our club was originally founded by a group of twelve enthusiasts in the spring of 1991.  These like-minded individuals were looking for a way to pool their parts and resources as a way to maintain their vintage VW cars.  The COVVC was born! 
Now in our 27th year as a premiere Vintage VW club based in Columbus, Ohio, we welcome everyone interested in both air-cooled classic VW's as well as newer water-cooled VW products.  Our membership spans many states from California to the East Coast, totaling over 200 members strong.  We are the sponsors of the COVVC Volksfest held each August in the Columbus area.  Come see what all the fun is about!

To have fun!  To boldly go where Vintage VW's are welcome (i.e. anywhere!) while spreading a spirit of camaraderie with fellow vintage automobile enthusiasts.  Nearly everyone has a VW story to tell, and that thread binds all of us together.

Literally hundreds of VW families fill our ranks.  Our club is full of people from all walks of life, incomes, and age groups.  From doctors and dentists to students we all "got the bug" somewhere along the line.  If you've been bitten please join us!  You do not have to own a VW to join--just a passion for these way cool cars.

Our monthly meetings are always on the second Thursday of the month at 7:30PM.  Check out our Calendar link for meeting locations and upcoming events!

Our Volksfest vintage car show draws over 3000 spectators and over 300 show cars each year - and it keeps growing!  Part of our annual proceeds from the Volksfest show goes to Childhood Cancer Family Connection (formerly KidsNKamp) - we're giving back to the community that supports us.

Our newsletter, Zündfolge, is published monthly, full of member articles and pictures. It's simply one of the nicest enthusiast newsletters out there and something we're very proud of.  It's a monthly tribute to our strong club and its members.

A key core group of members keeps our club running.  A completely volunteer effort on their part, these dedicated individuals make it happen.  We're always looking for new members, and we welcome new volunteers to keep our club strong.  Feel free to contact us today!

Telephone:  614.323.2593

Postal Address:  13671 Wagram Road, Pickerington, OH  43147

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