Antique, Classic & Historic Automobile Fellowship of Rotarians

ACHAFR

North American Chapter (USA, Canada, Mexico)

MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

Membership of the Antique, Classic and Historic Automobile World Fellowship of Rotarians is open to:

All Rotarians , family members of Rotarians, program participants and alumni
Who own one ore more automobiles manufactured before 1975 * or have an interest in Classic Vehicles of any age.
Agree to abide by the bylaws of the Fellowship
Members of International Chapters which have paid their Annual Membership Levy to the ACHAFR
Rotarians who have completed an Application Form and have either paid a Life Time Membership of $200/€ 150 or an annual fee of € 50
Members of the following Local Chapters: ACHAFR-NA (Canada, Mexico & Italy); ARA (France); ARACI (Italy); RRAF - GB & I (Great Britain & Ireland); RRAF-NL - (The Netherlands); ARACE  (Spain); ROFD (Germany);ACHAFR(Portugal)

*) The Board of the Fellowship can grant exceptions to this rule for vehicles of specific interest or Rotarians with special assets for the Fellowship

FELLOWSHIP AIMS

The Antique, Classic and Historic Automobile world Fellowship of Rotarians (ACHAFR) is an international association of Rotarians dedicated to promoting the preservation and utilisation of antique, classic and historic automobiles as an opportunity for fellowship and service.

ACHAFR combines an adherence to the principles of Rotary with a love of cars and the history of automotive technology and use this shared interest as an opportunity to advance and foster the object of Rotary.

Our objectives are:

To advance international understanding, goodwill and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideals of service.
To promote Rotary fellowship through touring, rallying, exhibiting and other activities involving antique and classic cars.
To promote high standards of stewardship of our technological heritage and abide by safe and considerate driving standards
To support Rotary service projects and opportunities when and wherever feasible

This fellowship operates in accordance with Rotary International policy, but is not an agency of, or controlled by, Rotary International.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President - Matthijs van den Adel (NL) - president@achafr.eu

Secretary - Michael Rye (England) - secretary@achafr.eu

Treasurer - Johannes Zilkens (Germany) - treasurer@achafr.eu

Board Member - Joanne Pistorius (USA)

Board Member - Yves Lozach (F)

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webmaster - Hans Schuttenbeld webmaster@achafr.eu

Antique, Classic and Historic Automobile world Fellowship of Rotarians


The Antique, Classic and Historic Automobile world Fellowship of Rotarians (ACHAFR) is an international association of Rotarians dedicated to promoting the preservation and utilisation of antique, classic and historic automobiles as an opportunity for fellowship and service.


Raring to Go - Roger Frank's Teal Bugatti on the 2014 International Three Counties Tour, England

It achieves this through:

The organisation of at least one International rally a year. For 2015 it was a three day Tour of Germany and its environs based in Luxembourgs. For 2016 it is going to be a three day Tour of Brescia and its environs organised by our Italian Chapter ARACI, Further Event Details can be found by going to2016 European Tour. Details of Classic Car Hire can be found HERE and the Entry Form HERE. Please note that Entries are limited to 40 and places are filling up FAST. If you wish to enter please get your entry in TODAY


The support and encouragement of National Fellowship Organisations (Chapters) to promote and assist local Rotary Clubs with the organisation and promotion of Vintage and Classic Car Rallies; Static Shows and Tours. There are well over 200 Events being organised by various Rotary Clubs throughout the world. Please go to the Events of this site for further information. If your event is not there please send further details via the Contact Form on this site
The publication of a six monthly newsletter. We are also developing a database of all our Members and their vehicles. Just watch this space in 2016

Treasurer Ronald Hagestein ready for "customers" in the Lisboa2013 House of Friendship - June 2013

Organising an Annual Fellowship activity associated with the Rotary Convention
Within Europe organising a 3/4 Day Tour in association with a Local Chapter:

2016 - Our European Tour will be organised by ARACI - Our Italian Chapter.
2017 - Our European Tour will return to the UK organised by the RRAF - GB&I