A TOUCH OF GLASS CORVETTE CLUB MEETING
The meeting was called to order at 7:12 PM by our President, Rick Richardson.
Rick opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.
After the pledge we stood for a moment of silence in honor of Ernestine Hunter, who had passed February 19, 2021.
Rick asked if we had any new members or guests. No new members or guests. Rick welcomed all members. He started the meeting with 3 trivia questions. Bob Vehmeier answered the first question correctly. Fred Lengel correctly answered the second question and Dawn Shatto had the right answer for the third question.
Anita read the treasurer’s report. Bob made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s report as written and Jeff Shatto seconded the motion. All were in favor.
Rick announced the minutes have been posted on the website and have been emailed to all of the members who have provided email addresses. Larry Rinehart made the motion to waive the reading of the minutes and to accept the minutes as written. Steve Minger seconded the motion to waive the reading of the minutes. All were in Favor of accepting the minutes as written and posted.
Nothing to report. Rich Gander not in attendance, celebrating birthday.
Member Update Coordinator/Care Committee:
Roseanna sent a ‘Thank You’ card to Cecil Clark and the reporter of the Daily Commercial for the celebration and coverage of Chuck’s C-8 and his 90th birthday.
Get well cards were sent out to Joanne Henry and Barbara Smith. Betsy Wedge still having some difficulties with her back. Barbara Smith is in rehab.
Roseanna expressed the club members sympathy to Richard Bonnell on the passing of Ernestine Hunter.
Roseanna announced the anniversaries and birthdays of the club members. Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary to all who celebrated one in the remainder of March through May.
Betsy was not in attendance but asked for members to keep posting pictures of places they have been. She expressed to Rick how pleased she is with those who have submitted pictures and updates.
Event Coordinator is still needed. No one has volunteered to date.
UMAC Center Rental $300.00 and donation made to their Youth Group in the amount of $200.00
Club Insurance renewed with Chizmark Larson Insurance Agency. The premium for the year is $444.00.
Cornerstone Hospice Donation. A donation of $1,000.00 ($500.00 from Van Ganaway and $500.00 from the club) was given March 3, 2021.
Future Events – Rides, Dinners etc. Trip to Bowling Green most likely will be cancelled for this year.
Club Picnic- Hickory Point Park March 27, 2021 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Bring your own lunch and drink. Dessert will be provided by the club.
Corvettes at Centerstate Bank – CCMC – April 24, 2021 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. – meet at Denny’s on 441. There is a limited number of Vettes that can participate. Need to register ASAP if interested.
Lake County Fair – April 8 – 17, 2021: Van Ganaway is sponsoring. There was no interest from club members to set up a booth.
Club Poker Run – Date TBA (possibly May 22, 2021): Bill Birdsall explained the purpose of the poker run was to raise money for Joining Hands in Food Ministry and to allow our members to use their corvettes in a fellowship to give back to the community. The run will be approximately 50 miles and there is a $15.00 entry fee of which gives you a chance to draw a total of 5 cards. The run will end at Lake Idamere Park where you can indulge in the lunch you brought and hear the announcement of the winner.
Past Event Reports:
Steve Minger said the luncheon at The Warehouse in Leesburg, January 24th. went well and didn’t believe anyone left hungry. Some of the members were introduced to ‘pull tabs’. Barbara Lengel won from the pull tabs. Steve announced the Warehouse is having a car show the first Saturday of the month from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Highway 441 Monthly Cruise In- Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Had a good turnout of cars. There were 7 cars from the club.
Sonic Cruise-In – 7 Vettes attended.
Gator Harley Davidson- 6 or 7 Vettes participated.
Pennbrooke Fairways Car Show- There were 15 cars in attendance.
Luau at the Warehouse- No attendance, weather was bad.
Ongoing Monthly Events:
Bowling: The bowling alley has reopened at Lakeside Lanes. The club will continue to have bowling on the last Friday of the month, starting at 6:30 p.m. Cindy and Bob have not attended because of the COVID and lack of precautions at the alley.
Citrus Tower- 1st Saturday of the month - 5-8 P.M.
Highway 441 Monthly Cruise-In- 1st Wednesday of the month-5-8 P.M.
Sonic Cruise-In-3rd Saturday of the month 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 NOON
Eustis Cruise-In – 4th Saturday of the month-5-8 P.M.
Gator Harley Davidson- 5th Saturday of the month 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Blessing of the Vettes – Tentative date April 24, 2021
Health Fair Car Show – April 12 – 17, 2021.
Hurricane Dockside Grill 4th Tuesday of the month 3:00 -6:00 p.m.
50/50 Drawing – Congratulations Bill Birdsall!
Planning Meeting will be on Wednesday May 5, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. at Vann Gannaway.
General Meeting will be on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at the UMAC Center in Tavares at 7:00 p.m.
Adjourned – Motion to adjourn by Steve Minger and seconded by Paul Shellar at 7:54.