The meeting was called to order at 7:07 PM by our President, Rick R.
Rick asked if we had any new members or guests. Andrew C. (Pete’s brother) introduced himself and he has a C-5, Don B., he has a 65 and Jean T. a 69. Welcome to all.
Treasurer’s Report: Anita read the treasurer’s report. Steve M. made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s report as written and Larry R. seconded the motion. All were in favor.
Minutes: Rick announced the minutes have been posted on the website and have been emailed to all of the members who have provided email addresses. Ray N. made the motion to waive the reading of the minutes and to accept the minutes as written. Pete C. seconded the motion to waive the reading of the minutes. All were in Favor of accepting the minutes as written and posted.
NCM Update: Rich was not present. Nothing to report.
Member Update Coordinator/Care Committee: Roseanna sent Nadine, Pauly, Alan and Betsy get well cards.
Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary to all who will celebrate one in the remainder of November, the month of December and the beginning of January.
Facebook: Betsy was not in attendance but asked for members to keep posting pictures of places they have been.
Event Coordinator is still needed. No one has volunteered as of to date.
Future Events – Rick talked about a Christmas light show in Daytona he had seen. He asked if anyone would be interested in driving to Daytona to see the light show December 11th. He would send members the information on cost, meeting place and time.
Club Christmas Party- Menu: Emilianos will be catering the Christmas dinner at Pennbrooke Fairways Grand Hall, December 3rd. We will have Secret Santa at 4:00 and dinner at 5:30. The menu will consist of garden salad, rolls & butter, roast turkey with dressing, gravy and cranberry sauce, roast beef, mashed potatoes, green beans, cherry chocolate cake, coffee and tea. It will be $30.00 per person. The Secret Santa gift $15.00-$20.00. Money for the dinner must in by November 24th.
Elections for 2022 Officers will be voted on at the Christmas party. Anyone who would like to serve on the board is welcomed to volunteer.
Vann Gannaway Sponsor Plaque: The club purchased a plaque and a brass plate engraved has been added on each year to be displayed in the showroom at Vann Gannaways. The plaque has been filled with the brass plates, so a 10 ½” X 13” walnut board with plate has been placed beneath the existing one.
Tavares Christmas Parade: We will meet at the Hwy. 441 Diner at 3:30, parade starts at 5:30 December 4th. Bring an unwrapped toy.
Past Event Reports:
Highway 441 Monthly Cruise In- Wednesday, 5 cars attended in October and 11 cars for November
Sonic Cruise-In – had six cars for October.
Citrus Tower- October had 8 cars and November 2 cars.
Tavares Street Cruise-
Leesburg Cruise in- October had 11 cars/ November cancelled due to Bikefest
Club Anniversary Dinner- 26 attendees at Takis and afterwards many continued to Russell Stovers
Bee’s RV Resort Car Show- 14 cars participated. Butch won the 50/50
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church Car Show- 8 cars in attendance. They had a lot of door prizes. Steve M. won 50/50.
Village Vettes Toys for Tots Car Show- We had 11 cars to participate.
Open Door Baptist Church Harvest Fest- 7 cars and Butch won the Kids Choice award. They had a lot of food.
Eustis Cruise in- 10 cars in October
Ongoing Monthly Events:
Bowling: The last Friday of the month, starting at 6:30 p.m. Still on hold.
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.
Leesburg Cruise-in 2nd Saturday of the month- 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Sonic Cruise-In-3rd Saturday of the month 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 NOON
Eustis Cruise-In – 4th Saturday of the month-5-8 P.M. (meet at Kohl’s at 3:30)
Gator Harley Davidson- 4th Saturday of October (only) 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tavares Street Cruise- Every Friday night – 7:00 p.m. - ?
Club Picnic – Hickory Point Park March 26, 2022 (more information as it gets closer)
Club Christmas Party – December 3, 2021 – Secret Santa 4:00 p.m. and Dinner 5:30 p.m. in the Grand Hall at Pennbrooke Fairways. $15.00 - $20.00 for gift. Dinner is $30.00 per person.
CCMC All Corvette Show-November 20th. Marion County Car Show at the Market Street at Heath Brook in Ocala. Details will be posted in the Touch of Glass FaceBook group. Will meet at the Leesburg Bowling Alley/leave 8:15 a.m.
St. Augustine Car Show/Museum – TBA
Bok Tower Cruise-TBA
Tavares Christmas Parade- December 4, 2021 3:30 at the Hwy. 441 Diner
Daytona International Speedway- November 19, 2021-January 1, 2022 Festive Light Show. Rick will send info.
Rick asked the members about giving Debbie the curator of the UMAC Center a gift certificate. Pete C. made a motion of $100.00. Barbara T. seconded the motion. All members were in favor.
50/50 Drawing – Congratulations to Diane R. who had the winning ticket.
Planning Meeting will be on Wednesday January 5, 2022 at 3:30 p.m. at Vann Gannaway.
General Meeting will be on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at the UMAC Center in Tavares at 7:00 p.m.
Adjourned – Motion to adjourn by Maureen B. and seconded by Larry R. at 7:40.
Respectfully submitted by,