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2/12/2019 at Three Way Chevrolet

6:32 P.M.  Meeting called to order

40 members in attendance.

President, Bob Vella thanked our sponsor 3 Way Chevrolet for sponsoring us.

Flag Salute – Led by John Silliman

Birthdays and Anniversaries:  Shared by Bob Vella

Getting To Know You:  Spotlight on Lillian Buckles.

Minutes –Larry Young motioned to approve the minutes as corrected from last month’s meeting.  Denise Hollister made a second.  Motion passed.

It was asked how we can see a copy of the insurance policy.  Jim Walton is the NCCC Business Manager.  It was suggested to look at the Q&A section of the NCCC website and add a link to the NCCC insurance page on our website.

Bob presented a slide on NCCC benefit.

Guests:  Mike and Shaun DeSchutter.  They have a 1981 corvette which they are restoring.

Board of Director Reports

Larry Young/First Vice President – Streets of Bakersfield is coming up March 14-16, 2019.  We have 12 positions paid for.  Larry and crew will be doing the street numbering.  He reminded everyone that the Corvettes of Bakersfield donated $2,000 in 2017 and $3,800 in 2018 to Honor Flight and this year Wounded Heroes will be our beneficiary.

Also, Concours de’ Brunch will be held on 3/10/2019 at 1:00pm at the Truxtun Craft Bar & Grill.  There will be corvette judging, hoods up.

Dick Compton/Second Vice President – Encouraged everyone to participate.

Betsy Slauson/Membership – We have 124 members.

Treasurer Report – The account total balance is $19,979

John Silliman/Sergeant At Arms – Collected for no name badges.

Virgil Miller/Webmaster – Advised the members that the website has been updated with all the upcoming events.

Adrian Medina/Newsletter – Currently, most of the club’s activities can be seen via Facebook.

Danny Ellison/Events – Calendar of Events was recently sent out and can be found on the website.  It you have any new ideas for Valentine’s Day 2020, email Danny.  COB Breakfast will be on Wednesday 2/20/2019 7:30-9:30am at Panera on California Av.   The Ronald Reagan Library Run is coming up on 2/23/2019.  We will leave the Chevron Station at 99/Taft Hwy at 7:45am and caravan down to Simi Valley via Hwy 99.

New Business

Bob Vellaadvised the Board of Directors voted that effective 6/30/2019 the Membership Dues will change.  New members will be $75/couple and $65/individual.  Renewals will be $65/couple and $55/individual.  All of these include NCCC insurance.

Jack Atkinson presented ideas for additional runs.

          April – Poppy Run to Parkfield via Harris Ranch with lunch at the Parkfield Café.

          395 Run – would be an overnighter

          Death Valley Run

          Barrett Jackson in 2020 (1/11/2020)

There was discussion about making the membership list available online.  It was also brought up that there needs to be respect to/for those that don’t want their information out there. The board will address this and try to make something work.

Virgil Miller advised that there has been a possible change in venue for the local car show for veteran charities.  Chuy’s on Rosedale Hwy has shown an interest.  More information to follow.

Meeting adjourned at 8:05 PM.