Central Valley Corvettes - February 2017

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Central Valley Corvettes - February 2017

The Central Valley Corvette Club was

chartered in 1991 for the owners of the only

real AMERICAN sports car, the awesome

CORVETTE. It's a social organization with

activities that provide enjoyment for the true

Corvette lover.

MONTHLY MEETINGS ARE HELD

AT 6.30 P.M. ON THE 3 RD TUESDAY

OF EVERY MONTH AT YOSEMITE

FALLS CAFE, 4278 W. ASHLAN AVE,

FRESNO CALIFORNIA. INTERESTED

CORVETTE ENTHUSIAST ARE

MORE THAN WELCOME TO

ATTEND THE MEETINGS AND MEET

OUR MEMBERS.

Club activities include monthly meetings,

car shows, weekend Club activities,

overnighters, picnics, road rallies, summer

cruises, holiday get-to-gathers and more!

Eligibility for membership in CVC is

defined in Article III, section 1 of the

bylaws in part as follows: "Membership in

Central Valley Corvettes shall be open to all

Corvette owners who are sponsored by a

member in good standing. Additionally, a

prospective member must, within a three

month period , attend two consecutive

meetings, participate in two club sanctioned

social activities, pay current membership

dues and initiation fees, and be approved by

two- thirds vote of membership present at

any general membership meeting by secret

ballot

Sponsors shall be responsible for advising

prospective member of results. All members

must submit proof of personal insurance in

accordance with California State Law upon

application for membership, and all

members must be a member of the

association providing club liability insurance

for CENTRAL VALLEY CORVETTES.

A prospective member who does not have a

sponsor will be provided one by the

membership committee. Non-members may

not participate in more than three meetings

or two sanctioned activities.

CVC membership dues are $67.00 plus an

initiation fee of $35.00. Membership entitles

two members at the same address voting

privileges at meetings (provided they are in

good standing) and membership rights.

Please feel free to contact the membership

chairperson, Charlotte Renna (559) 323-

0153 or any officer on the following page.

Scenery


PRESIDENT

Andy Anderson

977-3387

ancon545@yahoo.com

VP-ACTIVITIES

Dick Danielsen

859-3637

redanielsenr@aol.com

VP-PUBLIC RELATIONS/ MEMBERSHIP

Charlotte Renna

323-0153

chrenna@aol.com

SECRETARY

Terry Johnson

940-0876

purplegal54@gmail.com

Mission Statement / Officers..... 2-3

A Word from our President.......... 4

Secretary’s Minutes..................... 5

Birthdays & Anniversaries............ 6

In the Headlights - Dukes…......... 7

CVC Activities............................. 8

CVC Event Flyers.................... 9-17

From our Sponsor, Ed Dena........18

TREASURER

Dick Johnson

940-5719

rejohnson1142@gmail.com

PARLIAMENTARIAN

Gary Pflepsen

999-2957

pgpflep@aol.com

SERGEANT-AT-ARMS

Chuck Laningham

304-7662

laningham@hotmail.com

SUNSHINE & CLOUDS - NEWS

Debbie Garrison

875-0800

keithgar@aol.com

WEBSITE EDITOR

Charlie Fosnaugh

299-0547

fosnaugh@comcast.net


Hi Fellow Corvetter’s,

Here we go again. Starting off with

the football party Feb. 5th it should be

a fun time. Looks like there will be a lot

of runs to choose from. So get your cars

ready to go. We had a great general

meeting. Thanks Mike & Lynne for a

great job with the raffle. The

Wednesday shows makes a great get

together thanks to Charlie.

It is up to you guys to make it happen.

And it looks like you are doing just that.

Great bunch of people having fun. Well

that's all for now.

Your president, Andy


Central Valley Corvettes

General Meeting Minutes

January 17, 2017

The General Meeting was called to order by

President Andy Anderson at 6:30pm. Minutes

from the December meeting were read by

Secretary, Terry Johnson. There was one

correction. The Board meeting was Monday,

January 2, 2017. Tom Jarvis made a motion to

accept the minuets with the correction. The

motion was seconded by Ruth Danielsen.

Treasurer Dick Johnson gave the Treasurer’s

report. Bills for the SLO run and the Christmas

party have been paid. Dick will be figuring the

refunds and issue refund checks to participates

by February meeting. Tonight’s raffle brought in

$220. The low attendance was a factor. Dick

Danielsen, VP of Activities gave his report. The

SLO run was great and the highlight was the ½

mile long Zipline. 35 people attended Movie

Night on January 11 th . Upcoming events are –

January 18, Movie night. Eat where you want

and meet in the theater lobby at 7pm. February

5 th , Super Bowl party at Andy & Connie

Anderson’s. The party starts at 1:30pm! There

will be hot dogs and chile. Bring an appetizer.

$5.00 per couple. Feb. 12 th – Run to DiCicco’s in

Merced. $30 per couple, for dinner. Meet at

Herndon and Hwy 99 at 12:30pm. March 4 th –

Famosa Drag Races in Bakersfield. $35 for an all

day pass. See Skip Severance for more info. April

20 th – Laughlin. Contact Debbie or Keith Garrison

with questions.

May 17 th – Lake Tahoe. $300 trip fee due by

March meeting. Trip fee will include a 5* dinner

and a few surprises. Questions contact in

alphabetical order, Dick Danielsen, Lynn or Mike

Henefent, or Mike Lebda. And bringing up the

rear, July 2018 – Colorado Adventure. Dick

Danielsen took a moment to put on his VP of

Public Relations badge – filling in for Charlotte

Renna, while she partied in Las Vegas. Just a little

bump – Charlotte’s report was for the February

Birthdays and Anniversary. Our club has 88

members. Sgt at Arms, Chuck Laningham

collected $5.00 in badge fines. Debbie Garrison

gave her Sunshine and Clouds report.

Old Business:

None

New Business:

The next General Meeting will be February 21 st

2017. The next Board meeting will be Tuesday,

January 24, 2017 at Charlotte Renna’s home. A

motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Scott

Parkin and seconded by Amiee Parkin. Meeting

adjourned at 7:10pm.

Respectfully submitted by

Terry Johnson, Secretary

Raffle: Thank you to the following members

for donating raffle prizes: A&C Anderson,

Danielsen, Derringer, Dukes, Fosnaugh,

Garcia, Garrahan, Garrison, Henenfent,

Jarvis, Johnson, Laningham, Lebda, Olson,

Parkin, Parks, Severance, Tjerrild, Walker.


y Charlotte Renna

Skip Severance, 2/01 – Sue Comer, 2/02 – Steve Rosen, 2/05 – Ruthie Danielsen, 2/13

Rennie Campos, 2/22 – Linda Laningham, 2/25 and Lori Garcia, 2/25.

Chuck & Linda Laningham, 2/04/67 – 50 Years

Bob & Kathy Marine, 2/09/74 – 43 Years

PLEASE REMEMBER TO WEAR YOUR NAME BADGES TO:

ALL MEETINGS, CLUB EVENTS AND RUNS (NOW a 50₵ FINE ea. without it)

CVC MONOGRAMED SHIRTS, JACKETS, ETC. (WITH YOUR FIRST NAME) ALSO COUNT!

SUPPORT YOUR CLUB RAFFLE AND BRING A RAFFLE PRIZE!

AND BE SURE AND RECOMEND OUR WEB SITE REGULARLY

AT:

www.CentralValleyCorvettes.com


NAMES:

Dave (60) & Lori (54) Dukes

CORVETTE: 2005 Jetstream Blue Corvette Coupe

MARITAL STATUS: Married in 2005 / Dated 11 years prior from 1994

CHILDREN: 4 Kids & 7 grandkids

HOBBIES: NASCAR & Camping

OCCUPATION: Dave: Owner G & H Diesel. Lori: Babysits Granddaughter.

HOW DID YOU DISCOVER CVC: Neighbor, Charlotte Renna

FAVORITE FOODS: Mexican Food, Tacos

FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Dog House Grill & Yosemite Ranch

FAVORITE PLACES TO VISIT: Pismo Beach

FANTASY CVC RUN ? Anywhere as long as it’s on the weekend only.


CVC

Activities

Schedule

WE NEED TO GET

SOME MORE RUNS BOOKED FOR 2017. PLEASE CONSIDER PUTTING ON A RUN

AND, AS I STATED LAST MONTH, IF YOU NEED HELP, JUST ASK! REMEMBER,

THE MORE RUNS WE DO, THE MORE FUN WE WILL HAVE! DICK DANIELSEN

Feb 5 Super Bowl Anderson’s

Feb 12 DiCicco’s/ Merced Garrison’s

Mar 4 Bakersfield Drag Races Severance

March 15 CVC Movie Nite – The Last Word Fosnaugh

Apr 20-22 Laughlin w/COB Garrison’s

Apr 29 Clovis Rodeo Parade & Lunch Fosnaugh’s

May 7 CVC Spring Picnic CVC Board

May 13 Potluck Duke’s

May 17-20 Lake Tahoe / Virginia City Lebda’s,

Henenfent’s & Danielsen’s

July 2018 Colorado Rocky Mountain High,Tour 4 Hansen’s

GENERAL MEETING ALWAYS 3 RD TUESDAY 6:30 PM

BOARD MEETING IS THE TUESDAY FOLLOWING THE

GENERAL MEETING AT 7:00PM

Dominos 2nd & 4th Thursday of the Month


Saturday, March 4

8:15 AM..... Group 2 Round 1 Eliminations

......................... Run Order: Hot Rod, D/Gas, C/Gas, Nost. Elim 3, Nost. Elim 2, B/Gas, Nost. Elim 1, A/Gas

12:30 PM... Funny Car & Top Fuel Qualifying Session 3

2:15 PM..... Group 1 Round 1 Eliminations

......................... Run Order: 7.0 Pro, Junior Fuel, A/Fuel

3:15 PM..... Funny Car Round 1 Eliminations

4:00 PM..... Fuel Altered Qualifying Session 2

Rear Motor Top Fuel Session 2

......................... Followed by Nost. Elim 1 Round 2 and 7.0 Pro Round 2

5:00 PM..... Secure

Sign up at the Jan meeting. Probably leave Fresno Sat the 4 th about 6:30am, first

race is 8:15. Also car show, swap meet, vendors, etc. Always a fun time. Questions

call Skip or Andy. Bring sun screen and a hat.


CVC

Dinner & Movie Nite…

You are invited to join us in watching:

The Last Word with Shirley MacLaine

On Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The festivities will be held the Maya Cinema

3090 E. Campus Pointe Dr. Fresno, Ca 93710

(Dinner and Movie times to be determined)

Sign up at the next CVC Club Meeting!

Who’s ready to go again?


Corvettes of Bakersfield's

20th Gambler's Classic

April 20-22, 2017

at Don Laughlin's Riverside Resort in Laughlin, Nevada

Driver's Name: _____________________________________________________________________

Passenger:_________________________________________________________________________

Address: __________________________________________________________________________

City:____________________________________________ State:_________ Zip:________________

Home Phone: ( )___________________________Cell:_________________________________

E-Mail:__________________________________________________________________________

Corvette Year: _________ Color: ______________________ License Plate: ___________________

Club Affiliation: ____________________________________________________________________

The 20th Gambler's Classic will be limited to the first 250 Corvettes. Any registrations received after

250 will be contacted to see if they want to be placed on a waiting list or have their registration returned.

Entry Fee for Full Event Includes: Free meet & greet Thurs. nite, Couple Single

Dinner Show (1 single, 2 couple), Car Show & Poker Run,

plus 1 t-shirt, 1 poker hand, goody bag and dash plaque. $180.00 $130.00

T-shirt size (circle 1): S M L XL XXL XXXL

Extra T-Shirt @ $15.00: S M L XL XXL XXXL $_______ $_______

Additional Poker Hand(s): _______ @ $5.00 each $_______ $_______

Late Registration Fee: If postmarked after March 20th 2017: $20.00 $_______ $_______

(T-shirt order guaranteed if registration postmarked by March 15th)

TOTAL AMOUNT ENCLOSED: $_________ $_________

Make checks payable to: " Corvettes of Bakersfield" Mail to: Corvettes of Bakersfield

P.O. Box 22065

Bakersfield, CA 93390-2065

For more information, please call Bob Vella at (661) 809-7387, nvcorvettesales@gmail.com

LIABILITY: In consideration of the acceptance of the right to participate. Entrants, participants and spectators release and discharge Corvettes of Bakersfield,

Inc. (COB) from any known or unknown causes whatsoever that may be suffered by any entrant or participant to his or her person or property. Event management

reserves the right to restrict entrants or their guests to behavior deemed acceptable during any and all activities of this event, including the right of eviction from

the premises if necessary. Participants wishing to leave their properties on the premises understand that they do so at their own risk. No exhibition of speed will

be allowed. The undersigned entrant acknowledges, by his or her signature as having read and understood the above liability statement and waives all claims

as car owners, guests, children and general public agree to permit COB to use magazines, newspaper, radio and television, before during and after the event and

hereby relinquish any rights to the materials whatsoever. All advertising and publicity rights are reserved by the COB. Liability to include passengers.

Signature of Driver: ________________________________________ Date: _______________

Signature of Passenger: _____________________________________________ (required)

Contact the Riverside Resort Hotel & Casino at (800) 227-3849 and reference "C/COBGC" to get special hotel room rate.

Check this box if if you plan to to attend the Thursday Night Meet & Greet…………

Greet………..


I WANT YOUR CORVETTE

In the Clovis Rodeo’s

Annual Parade!

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Meet at:

Judy’s Donuts in The Trading Post Center on the SE corner of Herndon & Clovis Ave.

Time: Donuts & Coffee from 7:45 to 8:00 am - No later than 8:00 am, Saturday, April 27, 2017

Caravan:

Waiting:

We leave at 8:00 am to the parade staging area (Jefferson, just west of Sunnyside).

We MUST be in place on Jefferson before 8:25 am as they close all of the streets

in that area at that time.

We will wait on Jefferson approximately ½ to 1 hour until we are called on to line up.

Wear/Bring: Your Patriotic Cap & CVC Shirt / American Flags & Decor, Water, Chair, Umbrella, etc.

Rules:

Lunch:

ABSOLUTELY NO BURN-OUT OF TIRES. If one car spins its tires, we will all be escorted off

the parade route and never be invited back again. No throwing of candy or trinkets.

(Only walkers may hand out goodies). Yes, you MAY honk, wave, smile and sing!

We will meet up after the Parade at Red Robin, SE corner Shaw/Clovis for lunch / Ice Cream

Contact: Charlie Fosnaugh at fosnaugh@comcast.net or 281-2876

Or Co-Chair : Mike Lebda at mjlebda@comcast.net or 905-9971

Sign up by the April 18 th Meeting!


SAVE THE DATE

THE SPRING CVC PICNIC WILL BE HELD AT

KROEKERVILLE ON MAY 7 TH STARTING AT

12 NOON

DETAILS TO FOLLOW


TIME TO PARTY!

WHAT: POTLUCK

WHERE: THE DUKES HOUSE, 492 W. ATHENS, CLOVIS

WHEN: SATURDAY MAY 13 AT 5:30PM

LIVE COUNTRY MUSIC WILL BE PERFORMED BY JOHN PEMBERTOM

FROM 6:00PM TO 10:00PM

THERE WILL BE A $10.00/PERSON CHARGE TO HELP COVER THE

COST OF ENTERTAINMENT

DRINKS/ALCOHOL AND PAPER GOODS WILL BE PROVIDED.

THE SIGN-UP SHEET HAS A “DISH” COLUMN FOR YOU TO INDICATE

WHAT YOU ARE BRINGING. PLEASE ENTER EITHER A MAIN DISH,

SIDE DISH, SALAD, OR DESSERT


LAKE TAHOE AND VIRGINIA CITY!

Visit Lake Tahoe and Virginia City

When: May 17, 18, 19, and 20, 2017

Where: Montbleu Resort Casino - Lake Tahoe

Run start time and meeting location yet to be determined

For room reservations: Call the Montbleu Hotel at 800-367-4554. Reservations may also be made on line.

If making reservations on line refer to code STCVC17. By phone, use the same code or Central Valley

Corvettes.

Reservations can be made anytime beginning in January.

The rate is $59.00 plus taxes on Wednesday and Thursday nights, $89.00 plus taxes on Friday night, and, if you

wish to stay over on Saturday night, the rate is $129.00 plus taxes.

A trip fee of $300.00 is due by the March meeting.

On Wednesday, May 17, we will drive to Lake Tahoe via scenic Hwy. 88 and enjoy a group dinner that night at

the Montbleu Hotel.

On Thursday, May 18, we will take a leisurely drive to Virginia City and have lunch at the Bucket of Blood

Saloon. There will be plenty of time to shop and look around. Dinner will be on your own.

On Friday, May 19, we will cruise Lake Tahoe and visit a boat museum. Lunch and Dinner will be on your own.

On Saturday, May 20, either drive home or stay and play another night!

REMEMBER YOUR CB RADIO!

QUESTIONS? CONTACT:

MIKE/MARY LOU LEBDA: 298-7993 MIKE/LYNNE HENENFENT: 897-9417

DICK/RUTHIE DANIELSEN: 298-5229


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