Corvettes of Bakersfield, Inc.

General Meeting

7/10/2018 at Three Way Chevrolet

18:37 Meeting called to order

32 members in attendance with three guests

Flag Salute led by Danny Ellison

Minutes – Larry Young motioned to approve the minutes from last month’s meeting. Donna Ellison made a second. Motion passed.

Guests – there were three potential new members in attendance.

Old Business – Nothing

New Business

The 2018/2019 Board of Directors were installed at the BOD meeting last week.
NCCC There was an increase in the number that attended the Gambler’s Classic. Last meeting there were questions as to the benefit of NCCC. Greg Brott responded.

Streets of Bakersfield – The suggested non-profits to support and the number of votes received for each for 2018/19 are BARC (6), Bakersfield Homeless Center (6), Kern County Valley Fever (6), Unity Thrift (3), Wounded Heroes Fund (7) and Kern County Search and Rescue (1). Wounded Heroes Fund will be the organization we support for the 2019 Streets of Bakersfield. The remainder of the organizations will be considered in October for our other charitable donations.

VP Report – Larry provided information about Leland West Insurance and advised members to do their shopping.

Sergeant At Arms Report – Discussed name badges, the purpose and where/how to get them. Danny also reminded everyone of the Pine Mountain Run that is happening on Sunday.

Treasurer Report – Carl was not in attendance. Will review and address this at the next meeting.

Membership Report – Betsy advised that membership dues are past due. Dues can be paid online. Attendance needs to be taken at each meeting. A sign in sheet will be available to assist with this.

Webmaster Report – The website has been updated. It is requested that all members review the site.

Public Relations – Bob Vella discussed the club’s business cards. He also reported that the club received $138 for the event held at The Habit in June.
Bob advised that the Board of Directors has been reviewing the club status of 501C3 vs 501C7. We are going to have both. We will do some grant writing to help with donations.

Windshield Decals found a vendor where we can get 1,000 for $300. Larry Young made a motion to proceed with this purchase, Denise Collingsworth seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Club Shirts – Ralph brought up that other clubs have nice shirts that show unity. Discussion followed. Majority agreed on a red polo shirt as a club shirt. Further pricing will be explored.

Meeting adjourned at 20:04.