The Palmetto As of South Carolina is a not for profit organization with chapter affiliations with MAFCA and MARC. The organization is dedicated to the preservation and the restoration of the Model A Ford automobile and supports membership in the national organizations dedicated to the same purpose. The Palmetto As is one of the oldest Model A Clubs in the nation, having been active for more than 50 years. Our membership meets monthly on the third Saturday of each month and generally includes a driving tour. Meeting time and place is announced in The Spare Tire, our award winning monthly newsletter publication. Our website, recognized as MAFCAs 2011 Chapter Website of the Year, is dedicated to club activities. We also have a Facebook page where information pertaining to our club and individual members activities may be found.