President's Message

Welcome to the Puget Sound Early Birds Car Club.

The 2016 CTCI International Convention in San Diego


The members of the Club are vintage car enthusiasts who own a 1955,1956, or 1957 Ford Thunderbird, generally known as the ‘Little Birds”. These cars have remained popular and collectible for over 50 years.

The Club meets 10 times a year, 2 meetings and 8 events, which include driving tours, visits to area summer fairs , and social events. I urge you to click on the link to our award-winning newsletter, “The Motor Mouth”, to get a better picture of the planned current events .

If you live in the Puget Sound region and own a “Little Bird”, I hope you will consider joining our Club.   The application is on this site.

We encourage you to view our nationally acclaimed monthly newsletter, Motor Mouth.  Our Newsletter is put together by Bob Callard and many of the articles are written by Martha Callard, Jim Stott, and Nancy Niemi to name a few.   There are many interesting and informative articles in the newsletter.  The newsletter has one numerous awards over the years, but in 2011 it won the highest CTCI award, The Gold Medallion International Award.

We also would like to thank our Region 3 CTCI directors for their support in the years.  We would also like to commend the staff of CTCI for their help.

Please check out our site and support our friends and supporters with your business.   See "Friends" and/or "Links"

Please surf our site and if you would like to join, please download our application.

Sam Brindley, President

Our Mission

To operate and maintain an organization to encourage and promote the admiration and ownership, care and maintenance, with safe and courteous operation, of the "Classic Thunderbird", defined as a two passenger 1955, 1956, and 1957 Ford Thunderbird automobile.

To serve as a medium of exchange of ideas, information and parts for admirers and owners of the Classic Thunderbird to aid them in restoring and preserving these automobiles in their original likeness. To further the interests of owners and drivers of Classic Thunderbirds and to promote the safety and enjoyment of motoring in all phases. To engage in any other activity related to that described above from time to time authorized or approved by the Board of Directors.


President Sam Brindley 206-697-0111
Vice President Cheryl McCurdy 360-394-4426
Secretary Darleen Rohwein 360-692-5199
Treasurer Nancy Niemi 360-297-1245
CTCI Rep Duane Niemi 360-297-1245
Past President Jerry Weiler 360-452-3096
Membership Christine Hill 360-582-0989
Amenities Carol Weiler 360-452-3096
Newsleter Editor Bob Callard 206-932-3236


  Sam Brindley                   Cheryl McCurdy           Darlene Rohwein       Nancy Niemi
      President                         Vice President               Secretary                   Treasurer