The Club’s Annual Christmas Party was held on December 8, 2013 at Scarlett Catering in Fairfield Glade. After a great dinner everyone enjoyed the Dirty Santa gift exchange. Thanks to Chuck and Sue for a fun evening.
Club member Russ Schubert attended the Corvette Museum’s Vets N Vettes in Bowling Green KY where he had the honor of driving a Wounded Warrior from Ft Campbell on a 85 mile tour of the Kentucky countryside accompanied by the Kentucky State Police. After the ride they had lunch at the museum and then toured the Corvette assembly plant.
On November 1 the Plateau Corvette Club took to the back roads of upper Cumberland County to enjoy the fall colors and to visit the Cumberland Mountain General Store in Clarkrange. The store has several rooms of antiques on display, some are even for sale. Everyone enjoyed lunch in the “Rock-A-Billy” 50s style diner located in the back of the General Store.
October 20, 2013 Plateau Corvette Club members enjoyed a pleasant train ride on the Secret City Scenic Train in Oak Ridge, Tn. A brief tour was given of the Manhattan Project done in the early 40s. The ride took them past the original site of the K-25 building and into the beautiful hills and hardwoods of rural Poplar Creek Valley. After the ride a stop was made for lunch in Midtown. Then a return trip up route 70 to Crossville to finish the day.
Club members attended East Tennessee Corvette Club’s annual Vette Fest in Gatlinburg TN. This year’s event had approximately 150 Corvettes on display with clubs attending from several states. Three of our own club members received awards for “Best In Class” of C-6 Corvettes. One lucky member won the 50/50 drawing! Club members are already planning to attend next year’s event.
At the October 3rd club meeting Founder and Charter President, Coy Watson was presented with a plaque in recognition of his vision and dedication in establishing the Plateau Corvette Club in Crossville. Charter Board members were also recognized. They include: Vice-President; Monty Pepperell, Treasurer; Russ Schubert, Secretary; Pat Cebe, and NCCC Governor; Jack Carkner.