President's Message

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President’s Message August 2019

Summer is racing by and August is here already! July was filled with Corvette activities and went by in a bit of a blur.
We all owe the members of the Rocky Mountain Region a huge thank you for hosting the 60th annual NCCC Convention. If you missed it, you missed a great convention. The parties were awesome (I’m not sure I’ve ever seen so much tie-dye in one place), the competitive venues were first class, and there was so much to see and do in the Denver area.

The Indiana Region is already busy planning next year’s convention in Indianapolis – make sure you mark your calendar now for July 5th through July 10th. Check out the NCCC web site for information as it becomes available.
After getting home from the Denver Convention for all of a day or so, my wife, Carolyn, and I left for California for the unveiling of the next generation Corvette. I’m sure many of you streamed it live. What an awesome car and what an impressive presentation. The unveiling was first class all the way. I can’t wait to see the first customer owned new Corvette on the street. I’m also looking forward to seeing one at an autocross.
Corvettes at Carlisle takes place August 22nd through 25th at the Carlisle, Pennsylvania fairgrounds. 5000 Corvettes are expected and the show has something for everyone, including a huge swap meet, judged Concours, and a long list of other activities. NCCC will have a hospitality tent and provide NCCC membership information to anyone interested. If you’re there, stop in and say hello.
August 28th through 31st will mark the 25th anniversary of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Thousands of Corvettes and Corvette enthusiasts will converge on the Museum from all over the country and beyond. NCCC is a founding member of the museum and continues its support. By far the biggest support that we can offer the museum is from you, the NCCC membership. Many of you are members of the museum and many of you have made much larger donations. You are helping preserve the history of the Corvette. If you’re not already a Museum member, please consider joining. NCCC will host a hospitality tent at the anniversary celebration. For those of you attending, stop in, say Hi to the volunteers, and enjoy a cool drink. See the flier below.
The one thing that these activities all have in common is that it takes many volunteers to make it happen. Whether it be NCCC Conventions in Denver or Indianapolis, or hospitality booths at Carlisle or Bowling Green, they only happen because of the hundreds of hours of time that our members donate to help promote NCCC. You are the best – thank you.
That’s all for now – see you out there.
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