At the January 5th club meeting the Plateau Corvette Club President, Tom Laracey presented a donation to House of Hope representative Denise Melton.
The House of Hope is a non-profit care facility for children when they are removed from their home due to drugs, abuse, and neglect. They receive no government funding.
On December 18th the Plateau Corvette Club held their annual Christmas party at Forte’s on the Square Restaurant in downtown Crossville. They auctioned off Christmas gifts to benefit the House of Hope Angel Tree. Club member Dan played Santa Claus and auctioneer with help from his wife Pam ( Mrs. Claus). Big Thank You to Monte and Phyllis for hosting the event.
Dan as Santa Claus
Dan working a table to up the bids
VEC Representative Bobby Randolph accepts a check from club President Tom Laracey
Members of the Plateau Corvette Club made a Christmas donation to Volunteer Energy Cooperative Project Deserve, which assists the elderly, handicapped, low-income, and unemployed with their electric bills in emergency situations.
November 19 Plateau Corvette Club members Drive and Dine was to the Longhorn Steakhouse restaurant in Cookeville TN. They drove from Crossville on Route 70n to Cookeville and enjoyed the still colorful fall leaves.
Trees in full color
November 10th Plateau Corvette Club members drove to Bowling Green Kentucky , home of the Corvette Museum and Corvette factory. There they had lunch in the Museum Cafe. After lunch they went to the Corvette Factory where they took a tour of the plant and saw how a 2017 Corvette is made, then back to the Museum where they had a private tour. There were new exhibits of the sink hole where you got to experience how it collapsed. Before leaving they took a final walk thru the Museum Gift Shop.
Wednesday October 19th Plateau Corvette Club members drove their Fall tour and took a two hour back road drive to Rarity Bay Country Club. There they had lunch at the Country Club enjoying the beautiful fall colors.
Plateau Corvette club members attended the East Tennessee Corvette Clubs annually Vette Fest at a new location in Pigeon Forge TN at the Country Cascades Inn. The hotel is newer, has a much larger parking lot and is centrally located in Pigeon Forge within easy walking distance to numerous eateries and shopping. Near perfect weather made for a great weekend for them to view the many Corvettes on display from other Corvette clubs, some coming from as far as Florida, Illinois and Ohio.
Some of the many Corvettes on display
Coy, Mike and Fred enjoying the car show (photo by Coy)
Barb, Kathy and Connie enjoying the Vette Fest banquet