SEPTEMBER 10,  2019  NEWSLETTER

 

 

CHIPPEWA VALLEY CORVETTE CLUB

The meeting was called to order at 6:20 PM by President Jeane Hepfler at Roger Meier Pavilion at Irvine Park following our final summer pot luck supper!! 


 

MEMBERS PRESENT:

Jerry and Linda Salow, John and Jeane Hepfler, Greg and Doreen Zickert, Harvey and Carol Baumbach,  Nate Kuepfer, Tom Roher, Sue Klingmann, John and Debbie Van Hove, Steve Coach, Rick and Barb Amundson, Pete Klug, Larry Shafer and Cindy Komornick, Barb Corbin, NEW MEMBER Eric Peterson (’77 Coupe) and Jack Halbleib.  Welcome to Eric!!!


 

MINUTES OF AUGUST 13, 2019

Minutes were distributed at the meeting and electronically and were accepted on a Motion by John Hepfler/Tom Rohrer: CARRIED


 

TREASURER’S REPORT:

Sue reported she spent $3500 on a new bench to accompany our bricks at the Corvette Museum.  There was a scary amount of silence until she confessed she was just kidding. She also provided a written report.  Savings account showed $2.75 interest and $2.00 Name Tag Fines plus $50.00 Memberships for a for a savings balance of $4,108.51 and checking expenses of $64.50 (name tags), $100 for Museum Brick in Memory of Larry Menard, $72.00 (Web Page fees) and $55.00 (Sue K for Business Cards) for a total of $4,151.45.  Motion by Jack Halbleib/Tom Rohrer: CARRIED


 

OLD BUSINESS:

Pete arrived right after Pres Jeane gave out our famous Window Clings to our newest members, otherwise  available from Pete Klug or Pres Jeane; Museum Bricks available; CVCC logo available at Sue Klingman’s who can also do shirts, logos etc.  The Club decided that we would like red polo shirts to replace our current T shirts and Sue will check on quantity pricing and report back.


 

Repair list – John had no new items or issues to report.


 

Member Website: (www.chippewavalleycorvettes.com) and Facebook.  Tom Rohrer is our webmaster and will take pictures of members and their rides when weather permits.  We limit any personal information posted on Facebook or our website!


 

GUNDERSON SPONSORSHIP:  Jeane talked with Tristin.  We will gather before our next meeting at the Chevy Dealership in Osseo for a tour!   (5:00 PM ish?)


 

NEW BUSINESS:

DUES ARE DUE!!!!  Pay Sue Klingman $25.00 for 2019 includes Member and Spouse/Partner etc. (Covers all your Vettes!)  The New Member form is available!


 

SUNSHINE REPORT:  Warren Busjahn is our Sunshine Chair.  Let him know of Member’s events: illness, loss, even celebrations!   Condolences to Doug and Betty Skapyak on the loss of Doug’s mother. Celebrations with Warren and Joan who just returned from Florida after celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary with their family there.  CONGRATULATIONS to the wonderful couple!!!


 

MEMORIAL BRICK:  The Club authorized a brick in memory of Larry Menard, former Club Member and local car collector.  Club members wishing to defray the cost of the brick ($100) can give their donation to Jeane or Sue.


 

Ridemaster Report:  Lewis and Judy put together an impromptu ride on Labor Day.  Nine cars went down Hwy 35, ate at Wing Dam (delicious!) crossed the river at Winona, up MN 61 to Wabasha, then up Hwy 35 to have pie at Stockholm, WI.

THANKS LEWIS!   Remember ANYONE can put together a ride or come up with ideas for a route.  Let Nate know of any great eating spots, interesting destinations, windy roads etc.  Nate is planning a Fall run.  


 

Upcoming Ride:  Greg and Doreen will lead the Club this coming Sunday, September 15.  Meet at Osseo McD’s 11:25 and we’ll ride to The Lure on Petenwell Flowage, take some nice back roads and come back via Warrens area! 


 

OFFICERS NEEDED!!!  Jeane will not be serving as Pres next year.  All Offices are available: Vice-Pres, Secretary, Treasurer.  Please step forward if interested!!!!


 

UPCOMING EVENTS:


 

Sept 12 THURS – Classic Garage, EC, Last show of the season!!!  5 -8 PM

Sept 15 SUN – RIDE WITH GREG AND DOREEN – see above!!!

Sett 17 TUES – Downtown Eau Claire, end of season  5 -8 PM

Sept 29 – SUN – JOINT RIDE WITH LaCROSSE CLUB!!!  Leave Craig Rd EC

McD’s at 9:30 AM, arrive to eat with LaX at Cedar Valley Golf Course south of Winona.  Drive together to Arcadia Veteran’s Tribute then head for home! Let Tom Rohrer know if you plan on going!  Tom has details.

Oct 05 – SAT – Black River Falls, Jackson Co Fairgrds – 10 – 4p

Oct 12 – SAT – Phoenix Park, Eau Claire 5 – 8 PM


 

NEXT MEETING:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2019

Meet at GUNDERSON CHEV – Osseo, WI  around 5:00 PM

Tour facility, then eat and meeting at NORTHWOODS BREWPUB, Osseo


 

ADJOURNED: at 6:53 PM on Motion by Jerry Salow/John Hepfler: CARRIED


Recorded by:  Jack Halbleib,  Secretary