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Lone Star MVPA



The Lone Star MVPA has won numerous awards, ribbons and trophies for member's participation in various events.  In addition, the club promotes several programs to encourage member participation in club sponsored events.  We understand the importance of participation and how it relates to the public's perception of our activities.  

Lonestar MVPA Club Awards for Event Participation
Through participation in events, the club has received the following commendations and awards:

2014 Lakeway Independence Day Parade, 2d Place
Lockhart Parade, Grand Prize
Smithville Parade, 1st Place Most Patriotic
 
2013 Smithville Parade, 1st Place Most Patriotic
Lee County Fair Parade, 2d Place Most Beautiful
Lockhart Chisholm Trail Round-up, Grand Prize
 
2012 Gonzales Parade, 3d Place Group Participation
Lockhart Chisholm Trail Round-up, Grand Prize
Lakeway Parade 3d Place
MVPA Best Website 2012
2011 Lakeway Independence Day Parade, Honorable Mention
2010 Texas Independence Day Parade, Participation
2009 Texas Independence Day Parade, Participation
Lakeway Parade, Honerable Mention
McDade Parade, 1st Place Place Best Vehicle Group
USMC Deployment, Certificate of Appreciation
2008 Texas Independence Day Parade, Participation
Lockhart Parade, 2d Place
2007 Hutto Veterans Day School District Letter of Appreciation (Rory, John SS, Jeff L)
Hutto Veterans Day School District Certificates of Appreciation (Rory, John SS, Jeff L)
Gonzales Parade, 2d Place Group Participation
McDade Parade, 1st Place Best Vehicle Group
Texas Independence Day Parade, Participation
Locjhart Parade, Grand Prize
Cerrtificate of Merit, Texas Association of Viet Nam Veterans
2006 Hutto Veterans Day School District Letter of Appreciation (Rory, John SS, Jeff L)
Gonzales Parade, 3d Place Group Participation
Texas Independence Day Parade, Participation
McDade Parade, 2d Place Place Best Vehicle Group
2005 Hutto Veterans Day School District Letter of Appreciation (Rory, John SS, Jeff L)
Hutto HippoPlex Car Show - 1st Place Military Vehicles (Madison H / '53 M37)
Hutto HippoPlex Car Show - 2nd Place Military Vehicles (Scott S / '53 M38A1)
Gonzales Parade, 2nd Place - Best Overall Group
2004 Texas Independence Day Parade - Certificate of Appreciation
Boerne Parade, 2nd Place
McDade Parade, 1st Place, "Best Vehicle Group"
2003 Wimberly July 4 Parade, 3rd Place "Most Patriotic"
Texas Independence Day Parade, Participation
McDade Parade, 3rd Place, "Restored Vehicle Group"
Smithville, 2nd Place "Rider Group"
2002 Lockhart Parade - 2nd Place ribbon, Antique Vehicle Group
Kars for Kids Car Show, Letter of Appreciation
Scott S and his M38A1, 1st Place, Natl MVPA Convention, Post War 1/4 ton Motor Pool
John K and his MB, 1st Place "Most Patriotic" local neighborhood July 4th parade
McDade Parade, 1st Place "Best Vehicle Group" trophy
Texas Heatwave Car Show, 2nd Place Barry F and his Desert Storm Buggy
Wimberley Jubilee Parade, "Most Patriotic" club entry
Gonzales "Come and Take It" Parade, 2nd Place - Group Participation
veterans of Foreign Wars, Certificate of Appreciation
2001 Boy Scout Parade - Letter of Appreciation from Pack 395
Texas Independence Day Parade, Participation
Lockhart Parade, Grand Prize - Antique Vehicle Group (4th year in a row)
Lakeway Parade - 1st Place ribbon.
McDade Parade - 1st Place Trophy, Vehicle Group category
McDade Car Show - 1st Place Trophy, 1970 M151A2.  Vehicles 1960-75
Elgin Hogeye Festival - 2nd Place, Vehicle Group
2000 Bastrop Homecoming Parade, 2nd Place "Most Original" - 1937 Colson Bicycle
Goliad Parade, 1st Place - Group Traveled Farthest
McDade Parade, 1st Place - Vehicle Group
Lakeway 4-Jul Parade, 1st Place - Vehicle Group
Lockhart Parade, Grand Prize - Antique Vehicle Group (3rd year in a row)
Boy Scout Parade - Letter of Appreciation from Pack 395
The Type 82 Kublewagon won an award at a local VW show in Taylor
1999 McDade Parade, 2nd Place - Vehicle Group
Lockhart Parade, Grand Prize - Antique Vehicle Group (2nd year in a row)
Boy Scout Parade - Letter of Appreciation from Pack 395
1998 Lockhart Parade, Grand Prize - Antique Vehicle Group
Boy Scout Parade - Letter of Appreciation from Pack 395
 

 

Lonestar Chapter Member Published Documents
The following members have been published in various periodicals:

Desert Guardian May 2, 2002 Saudi Arabia - Bicycle Safety article with a picture of Jeff M and Scott's bicycle from our 2001 Veterans Day Parade event.
Army Motors Issue #93, Scott S and the Traveling Vietnam Wall Experience (page 61)
Issue #97, Glen V and his comments on our hobby (page 63)
Issue #100, Claude V and his observations regarding Scout Car Wheels (page 2)
Supply Line Sep/Oct 2001, Scott S authored the Affiliated Group Club Profile (page 15)

 

National MVPA "Website of the Month"
The lonestar-mvpa.org website has received National's "Website of the Month" award for June/July 2002.

 

National Recognition - Expert Driver Program


The National MVPA also recognizes club members participation in events through the Expert Driver Program.  Club members earn points based on a defined set of criteria, submit their credentials to the club President for verification and receive an award for their activities.  Please see the National MVPA site for more details.  http://www.mvpa.org

Club members who have earned the MVPA Expert Driver Award include:

1/4 Ton Danny K
Scott S
Toby C
Lewis S
Jeff McD
John K
Rick H.
3/4 Ton Danny K.
Madison H.
   
Armor    

 

National MVPA Correspondence Award Recipients

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2001 Scott S

 

Local Chapter Recognition - MVPA Award
Our local chapter awards one member at the end of each calendar year with a plaque commemorating their dedication and efforts to promote the club and it's activities.  The MVPA (Most Valuable Participant Award) recipient is determined by the President and is based on several factors including meeting participation, event participation (both in and outside of club activities) and general actions by the member related to the good will and benefit of the club and the National MVPA.

Past MVPA Award winners include:

2008 Rick H
2007 Rory C --- Awarded by a membership vote, NOT determined by the President, Rory C
2006 Madison H
2005 John S
2004 Glen V
2003 Danny K
2002 Scott S
2001 John K
2000 Scott S
1999 Danny K
1998 Kenny W

 

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