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Corvettes of Bakersfield, Inc.

General Meeting

6/11/2019 at Three Way Chevrolet

6:37 P.M.  Meeting called to order

42 members in attendance.  3 Guests

President, Bob Vella –Thank you to our sponsor, 3 Way Chevrolet, for sponsoring us and allowing us to meet in the current room.

Flag Salute – Led by John Silliman. Held a moment of silence for the loss of Don Slauson and Charlene Neri, the daughter of member Gary Hurst.

Birthdays and Anniversaries:  Shared by Bob Vella

Prizes & Refreshments:  The Brotts brought the prizes and Dale Frye and Annie Bailey provided refreshments.

Getting To Know You:  Shirley Nicholas Vella

Minutes – Denise Hollister motioned to approve the minutes from last month’s meeting.  Kathy Gallego made a second.  Motion passed.

Larry Young/First Vice-President:  Not here.

Dick Compton/Second Vice-President:  Talked to Mike Thomas of 3-Way Chevrolet about Sponsorship for the car show.  Thomas will get back to us.

Kim Miller/Secretary:  Nothing to share

Betsy Slauson/Membership – Not here.  Bob reminded everyone that July is membership renewal month.  Rate is $65/couple and $55/individual.

Carl Lange /Treasurer Report– Carl presented the monthly report indicating $18,628.75 total funds in the accounts.

John Silliman/Sergeant At Arms – Passed out a flyer by Tony Ennis as a Save The Date for the Wine Run in the Fall.

Virgil Miller/Webmaster – Nothing new to present.

Adrian Medina/Newsletter – The Event Chronicles is on the website and has been updated.

Danny Ellison/Events –  Another $240 was gained at the Seven Oaks Brunch for the Christmas Party Fund.  The fund now has a total of $1,111 in it.

Reminder that on the first Thursday of every month the club has committed to representation at Chuy’s Cruise-in.  The first Thursday of next month is the 4th of July.  No one will be attending.  We will move our participation to the second Thursday, July 11th.

On Thursday 6/19/2019 8:00AM the Corvette’s Owner Breakfast will be held at Links at RiverLakes Ranch Clubhouse.  The menu includes a full breakfast.

Summer Solstice will be celebrated on 6/21/2019 at The Habit at Brimhall Rd/Allen Rd.  A flyer has been posted on the website and emailed to members with a bar code.  Use this bar code when you place your order and the club will get 20% of the sale.  Share this flyer with family, friends or anyone else who may go to The Habit on 6/21.

Veterans Charity Car Show – Virgil Miller told us we need more volunteers in order to put on this car show.  The sign-up sheet was passed around again.  The Olive Drab Car Club will be helping us with parking.  It was suggested we contact and possibly get help from the Sheriff’s Office and Bakersfield Police Department Explorers.   Virgil also made a push for assistance obtaining raffle prizes and sponsors.

New Business/Bob Vella – Bob relayed his appreciation for club members who helped make his time as President enjoyable.  Next month Tony Ennis is responsible for snacks and Chevy Garza will bring prizes.

Ballots were passed out and returned for counting.  While tabulations were taking place, a couple of videos of events from the past month were shown.

The vote resulted in the following for 2019/2020 Board of Directors:

President – Larry Young

Vice-President – Bill Dean

Secretary – Kim Miller

Treasurer – Carl Lange

Sergeant At Arms – David Kielty

Membership – Betsy Slauson

Webmaster – Virgil Miller

Social Media/Chronicles – Adrian Medina

Events – Open

Public Relations – Open

Meeting adjourned at 7:52 PM

Minutes provided by club secretary, Kim Miller