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November 5th Plateau Corvette Club members drove to Chattanooga TN to tour the Amazon Fulfillment Center. Amazon fulfillment centers are large facilities with hundreds of employees, sometimes thousands. Employees are responsible for five basic tasks: unpacking and inspecting incoming goods, placing goods in storage and recording their location, picking goods from their computer recorded locations to make up an individual shipment, sorting and packing orders and shipping. A computer that records the location of goods and maps out routes for pickers plays a key role, employees carry hand-held computers which communicate with the central computer and monitor their rate of progress. Everyone enjoyed this very informative and interesting tour.

After the tour they had lunch at the Boat House restaurant that is on the river in Chattanooga. .

Photos by Gail and Norman P
Leading the tour our guide Ship Miller
Tour guide assistant McKenzi Freeman
Lunch at the Boat House

Saturday November 2nd several Plateau Corvette Club members drove to Cookeville Tn for lunch at Crawdaddy’s Restaurant.  Lunch was followed by a trip to the Del Monaco winery in Baxter for some Wine Tasting.

Thanks to Phil and Jeannine for a fun drive.

Photos by Phil Z

DelMonaco Winery

On the October 4th weekend Plateau Corvette Club members attended the 41st Vette Fest in Pigeon Forge TN. hosted by the East Tennessee Corvette Club.

Members ready to leave for Pigeon Forge
Traffic,traffic and more traffic!!
Waiting for Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Show
Enjoying live music while we wait for the Show
Great Show!!
Tribute to the U S A
Corvettes , Corvettes
Club members Corvettes waiting to be Judged
Saturday night at the After Party
Coy & Richard (PCCC Stars) “Just About Winners” for the Corn Hole Tournament
Winners:
June and Mike- Best of Class C-4
Kathy and Coy-Raffle Winners
Mike and Connie- Best of Class C-6
Andrea and Richard- Best of Class C-7
Great Live music by The RockinfellerZ Band
Andrea enjoying live music and Line Dancing
Coy & Kathy having fun dancing

On September 28th the Plateau Corvette Club members displayed their Corvettes at the Crossville Memorial Airport’s 85th anniversary fly-in and open house celebration. On display were a B-17, bomber also known as the Flying Fortress, a DC-3 from American Airlines fleet that was manufactured in 1937, and a P-51 Mustang, along with other vintage aircraft.

Photo by Crossville Chronicle

Saturday September 14 th Plateau Corvette Club members attended the Lake Tansi Annual Autumn Leaf Festival and Cruise In. There were over 90 Artist and Crafter’s on hand with a variety of items for sale. Music was provided by the band “Olds 88” playing 50’s and 60’s Rock and Roll Music.

Thanks to Sam and Lee for leading

Music by “Olds 88”
Recreation of Flag Raising by young soldiers

On the weekend of August 24th Plateau Corvette Club members attended the Corvettes at Carlisle Car show held at the Carlisle Fairgrounds in Carlisle PA. There were over 5000 Corvettes in attendance plus a chance to see the new 2020 Mid-Engine Corvette. They were able to get up close and even sit in the new Corvette. No we did not get to drive one!!

August 31 dawned bright and sunny.  19 cars and 34 people assembled in Crossville for a trip to Rugby, TN.  Just over an hour later we arrived.  Lunch was at the Harrow Road Cafe.  Those who wished to shop or visit the 1890’s print shop could do so.  The historical film and following tour of Rugby provided some interesting insight into a very unique piece of Tennessee history.  A number of members stopped for ice cream at the Cumberland Mountain General Store in Clark Range.  A tasty way to interrupt the drive back home.

Written by Phil Z, Photos by Ron M
Thanks to Phil  and Jeannine for a great drive