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Corvettes of Bakersfield, Inc.

General Meeting

11/12/2019 at Three Way Chevrolet

41 members in attendance. 

6:36 P.M.  Meeting called to order by President Larry Young.  Larry thanked our sponsor, Three Way Chevrolet, for the meeting room and the monthly financial contribution to the club.

Member Passing:  Tim Garcia recently passed away.  President Larry Young asked for a moment of silence.  Services for Tim will be on Friday 11/22/2019 at Greenlawn Southwest.  There will be a reception at Chateau Basque on Oak St. following the services.  Members are encouraged to attend.

Flag Salute: Led by Larry Young.

Guests: Steve Taylor and Ed and Linda Combs.

Birthdays and Anniversaries:  November and December birthdays were acknowledged by Larry Young.

Minutes:  Kathy Gallego motioned to approve the minutes from last month’s meeting.  Adrian Medina made a second.  Motion passed.

Event Calendar: 

          4/25/2020  McNally’s being led by Michael Rouw.

          May  Trip to Three Rivers led by Michael Rouw.

          June  Trip to Ponderosa Lodge led by Steve Dallons

Veteran’s Parade:  There was a good showing of members and fun was had by all.

Bill Dean/Vice President:   Would like to see the club come up with a new logo.  With the advent of the new C8, the board of directors would like to see a “timeless” logo.  The membership is being asked to come up with and submit ideas for a logo.  A prize of $100 is being offered to the winner (board members are not eligible to win).  Submit ideas by February and the membership will vote on it afterwards. 

Treasurer report – Carl Lange advised we have $25,996.89 between the two accounts.

Virgil Miller/Website:  The website is running smoothly.  Nothing new to report.

Social Media/Adrian Medina:  Nothing to report.

Public Relations/Liz Zaninovich:  The 1st of May there is a trip to Kingman, AZ.

Danny Ellison/Events:  50/50 collection has been good.  The Harris Ranch Run took in $125 and the Crest Brunch brought in $132.  The total is now at $1,688

Additional upcoming events are 11/20/2019 Corvette Owners Brunch at Riverlakes, 12/8/2019 Bakersfield Toy Run at Beach Park (contact is Adrian Medina), and 12/14/2019 Christmas Party at Brighton Park.

Also, 5/1-5/3/2020 is the Route 66 Fun Run.  Hotel is Best Western Plus King.  Corvettes of Bakersfield has a rate of $362.  Contact is Brittney at (928) 763-6101.

Virgil is proposing a Poker Chip Run on 2/29/2020.  More information to follow.

Liz inquired about the desire to still have a brunch in January at Marie Calendar’s.  It is currently on the calendar for 1/12/2020.  She will follow up on the arrangements.

New Business:  Larry Young advised that the club’s storage shed needs some attention.  He proposes that a crew go and clean the shed up in early February.  Gambler’s Classic is still being asked about.  He would like the membership to think about possibly revisiting the event in 2021.  Just for information, from 11/22-12/1/2019 the Auto Show in Los Angeles will be occurring. A membership list with names, phone numbers, email address and car color and type is being put together to share with club members.  The 2020 Refreshment and Raffle Prize list is being passed around.  Please sign up.

Meeting Adjourned at 8:00 pm