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
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
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
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.
VP-PUBLIC RELATIONS/ MEMBERSHIP
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
SUNSHINE & CLOUDS - NEWS
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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: _____________________________________________________________________
City:____________________________________________ State:_________ Zip:________________
Home Phone: ( )___________________________Cell:_________________________________
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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…………
I WANT YOUR CORVETTE
In the Clovis Rodeo’s
Saturday, April 29, 2017
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
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.
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 email@example.com or 281-2876
Or Co-Chair : Mike Lebda at firstname.lastname@example.org 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
DETAILS TO FOLLOW
TIME TO PARTY!
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
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!
MIKE/MARY LOU LEBDA: 298-7993 MIKE/LYNNE HENENFENT: 897-9417
DICK/RUTHIE DANIELSEN: 298-5229
• Torch Red Convertable
• Jet Black Interior
• Fully Loaded
• less than 100 Miles on it
• MSRP $80,410
• CVC Price, only $73,637