Jean Chamberlain remembers getting a call from plumber Nelson House back in 1995 about fundraising money for soccer fields for his town of Ferndale.
, of Royal Oak, liked the plan and later mentioned to House that her
husband said cruising in the 1950s and 1960s really happened from Ferndale up to Square Lake.
suggested getting chambers of commerce involved and then didn't hear any more from House.
"That's what started it," said Chamberlain, a member of the Woodward Dream Cruise board and president of JNC Consulting LLC.
was a creative man," said Chamberlain
, "the kind of idea guy you'd like on any team.