Generations Corvette Club
Meeting called to order at 5:15pm by David Pratt at O’Charley’s Restaurant & Bar, 1389 Concord Parkway North, Concord, NC 28025.
Officers Present: David Pratt, Debi Pratt, Greg Tilley, Joan Hauck, and Margy Kessel.
Last month’s meeting minutes were approved with no changes.
David Pratt – President
David welcomed everyone to O’Charley’s, who is one of our club sponsors. David spoke about the car show held that morning, June 29, at St. James Church in Concord sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. Although it was a very hot day, it was enjoyable and turnout was great. Many different cars were on display. David also thanked Larry Coley for making the Myrtle Beach trip arrangements this year. He also wanted to thank Larry in advance for all his preparation and cooking for our upcoming September picnic.
Greg Tilley – Treasurer
The club has $3,046.85 in our bank account, including $183.31 in our charity fund.
Debi Pratt – Events Coordinator
July 4, 2019 – Baxter Village Parade – Baxter Village, Fort Mill, SC -- 9:00am to 10:30am
Pre-parade assembly at 9:00 am in parking lots behind 900 Market Street, Fort Mill, SC. Contact is David Pratt at GenerationsCorvetteClubPres@gmail.com
July 13, 2019 – Day Trip – Dennis Vineyards - 24043 Endy Road, Albermarle, NC – 9:00am to 2:00pm
Pre-event rally at 9:00am at Walmart parking lot, 1876 Main Street West, Locust, NC. Wine tasting at 10:00am. Lunch to follow at 12:00pm at Little Tokyo Lounge, 1146 Highway 52 North, Albermarle, NC.
July 27, 2019 – Monthly Meeting & Dinner
O’Charley’s Restaurant & Bar, 2265 Cross Pointe Drive, Rock Hill, SC at 5:00pm.
August 3, 2019 – Tentative - Cruise-in for Veterans – Veterans Bridge Home 9:30am to 11:30am – Location TBD
This is an event to show our appreciation for the Veterans and to display our Corvettes. Greg Tilley also has collected 10 automotive t-shirts to give to the veterans. More details to follow.
August 10, 2019 – 8th Annual Morningside of Concord Cruise-in, 500 Penny Lane NE, Concord, NC 28025 - 10am to 1pm
This is a fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association. A $20 entry fee is required for this charity with all the proceeds going to charity. This fun event will have cars of the past and present. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be available to purchase. RSVP to 704-795-1200 to register your car.
August 24, 2019 – Monthly Meeting & Dinner 5:00pm
Location TBD; probably in the Matthews area. – Check website for details.
Joan Hauck – Vice President of Membership
Joan welcomed Paul and Kim Prestis to our club, and they were voted in as members. We were all sorry to hear of their accident after our last dinner and hope their car will be back in service soon! Joan also introduced her roommate, Sandy, from Massachusetts, New England. Joan also wanted to suggest a game night for the Corvette Club. These game nights would be fun for all. A discussion and vote will be brought up at next meeting.
OLD BUSINESS – NONE
Several people mentioned extending the Myrtle Beach trip next year to a full week. Also Jim Stahl mentioned changing hotels since Larry Coley has been so kind to make arrangements for us the past 3 years.
John Turner, VP of Automotive, has resigned from the club effective immediately. In his absence, Thomas Foxx was been nominated to take his place for the remainder of the year. It was put to a vote, and Thomas was elected to fill this position.
September 28 annual picnic – Larry Coley asked for any new suggestions for the menu. Members are asked to bring desserts and their own drinks (alcohol is permitted by the farm owners). All are invited with family, children, grandchildren and pets. If you would like to arrive early, Larry would appreciate any extra help setting up.
Jim Stahl motioned for the meeting to be closed and Greg Tilley seconded, so the meeting adjourned at 5:40pm. Dinner at O’Charley’s Restaurant & Bar in Concord, NC.