General Meeting – June 2020

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Corvettes of Bakersfield, Inc.

General Meeting

6/13/2020 at Beech Park 3400 21st St

52 members in attendance. 

2 Guests

27 Corvettes

10:08 A.M.  Meeting called to order by President Larry Young.  Larry welcomed everyone  and thanked our sponsor, Three Way Chevrolet, for their support.

Flag Salute: Led by Dave Kielty.  Flag was brought by Rod and Bev Hayden.

Guests: Tom Gibson with son, Rob Gibson.  Tom is a past member.  He has a 1978, a 1986 and a 2012 corvette.  Good to see you and hope you join the club again.

Dick Compton and the Haydens were here today.  First time we have seen them in quite a while.  Welcome!

Birthdays and Anniversaries:  Several June birthdays were acknowledged.

Minutes:  Henry Gallego motioned to approve the March minutes.  Bill Dean made a second.  Motion passed.

Old Business:

Larry Young/President:  We have had a long delay to our meetings.  Missed everyone.

Bill Dean/Vice President:   Three months, no meetings, and everyone looks good.  Glad to see everyone!

Kim Miller/Secretary:   Will be passing the torch tonight.  The past two years have been a learning experience and I’ve met a lot of nice people.

Betsy Slauson/Membership:  Absent.

Carl Lange/Treasurer report – We have $15,084.46 in our operating account and $6,160.39 in the charity account.  We have not received anything from Three-Way Chevrolet since February.  (this was mentioned because several people had asked)

Virgil Miller/Website:  Nothing new.

Public Relations/Liz Zaninovich:  Nothing new.

Sergeant At Arms/Dave Kielty:  Nothing new.  Checked for name tags.

Danny Ellison/Events:  On 6/27/20, we are having a run to the Ponderosa Lodge.  It will be led by Steve Dallons.  Please make sure you sign up before you leave the meeting today if you are interested in going.

Next Wednesday, 6/17/2020, the Corvette Owners’ Breakfast will resume at Links at Riverlakes Ranch.  Meet at 8:00 A.M.  Parking will be available in the front and social distancing will be observed in the club house.

New Business: 

Don Allen was introduced as the club’s National Corvette Museum Ambassador.  He provided an update on what the museum has done to “spruce up” a bit since the pandemic hit.  If you have any questions about the museum, feel free to contact Don.

Bruce Poulson went to pick up his new C8 this morning.  We all congratulate him and look forward to seeing the vehicle.

The Crest Bar and Grill has made their patio available for lunch today, if anyone is interested.  Twenty are interested.  Linda McNitt will let the Crest know to expect them.

Ballots were counted by Roger and Lillian Buckles.  Thank you.  The results are:

President:                        Bill Dean

Vice-President:                 Tony Sparano

Secretary:                        Diane Wallace

Treasurer:                        Carl Lange

Membership Director:        Kim Miller

Events Director:               Ken Stewart

Public Relations:               Liz Zanninovich

Webmaster:                         Virgil Miller

Sergeant At Arm:               Dave Kielty

Newsletter:                          Donnie Hansen

Larry Young thanked everyone for their support and looks forward to being a member of the Corvettes of Bakersfield.

Meeting Adjourned at 10:58 am

General Meeting – March 2020

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Corvettes of Bakersfield, Inc.

General Meeting

3/10/2020 at Round Table Pizza (White Ln/Gosford Rd)

36 members in attendance. 

6:30 P.M.  Meeting called to order by President Larry Young.  Larry welcomed everyone  and thanked our sponsor, Three Way Chevrolet, for their support.

Flag Salute: Led by Dave Kielty.

Guests: Tony Castiglione from Streets of Bakersfield.

Birthdays and Anniversaries:  March birthdays and anniversaries were acknowledged by Larry Young.  Ten Things Known For March.

Raffle Prizes:  Tonight’s raffle prizes were contributed by Betsy Slauson.

Minutes:  Liz Zaninovich motioned to approve the minutes from last month’s meeting.  Chris Espitas made a second.  Motion passed.

Larry Young/President: CHIP $202.  Keers V8 Mode.     Streets of Bakersfield – is the team sufficient?  Dave Kielty said Adrian can’t help.  Virgil Miller, David Kielty, Steve Taylor, Mitch Townsend, Annie Bailey, Steve Dallons and Mark Pucilowski will meet at Tina Marie’s between 8:30 and 9:00AM.  Need chalk.  Tony Castiglione discussed parking and cruise direction. will be held next month.  The club bought twelve car slots and only nine have been taken (Dallons, Frye, Medina, Townsend, Sparano, Taylor, Burrow, McNitt and Bailey).  Contact Carl Lange if you are interested.

Bill Dean/Vice President:   Nominations are open for officers and Board of Directors.  Voting will be next month, per Larry.

Guest:  Tony Castiglione with Streets of Bakersfield – Cruising for Charity.  Going on 4th year with the event.  This year it will be a 4-day event, 3/18-3/21/2020.  He explained the parking for the event and the event schedule.

Kim Miller/Secretary:   Not present.

Betsy Slauson/Membership:  We have three new members, for 115 total.

Carl Lange/Treasurer report – We have $16,243.31.  The 501(c)3 account has been established and funded.

Virgil Miller/Website:  Not present.

Social Media/Adrian Medina:  Nothing to report.  Larry would like to see a quarterly report (newsletter).

Sergeant At Arms/David Kielty:  Checked for name tags.

Public Relations/Liz Zaninovich:  Gamblers Classic approved by members, 24 to 12.

Danny Ellison/EventsThe Poker Run brought in $152 on the 50/50 to go towards the Christmas Fund.  On 3/28/2020 we will be going to the Loading Chute.  Please sign on if you plan on going.  Are there any volunteers to head up the brunch on 5/24/2020 (Memorial Day Weekend)?

New Business:  Larry Young is having an angiogram tomorrow.  No new business.

Next month’s raffle prize will be brought by Mark Pucilowski and snacks belong to Larry and Penny Young..

Dale Frye recently visited the Pyrenees Café on Sumner St.  The food was great and suggested it might be an idea for a change for the Corvette Owners Breakfast.

Meeting Adjourned at 7:55 pm