Grand Strand Corvette Club Meeting Minutes


June 9, 2024

The June meeting of GSCC was held at 4pm on June 9, 2024, at Calli Baker Firehouse and Grill. Attendance was twenty-six club members..

The meeting was called to order by President Dee Lopes who led all in the Pledge of Allegiance. She offered Birthday and Anniversary wishes to all who celebrate this month and a Happy Father’s Day to dads of humans and furry animals.

Vice President’s Report: Tom Coville distributed the 2024 Myrtle Beach Car Club Cruise In & Show Schedule 

Treasurers Report: Debbie Washnak reported on our treasury balance.

Membership Report:  Debbie Washnak reported we have thirty-seven members with two honorary. Terry Dugan has stepped down as Membership Director. Rich May will assume the Membership Director position and Dave Smith will replace Rich as Board Director. 

Secretary’s Report:  Laurie Russell reported May minutes are on the club website. The minutes were accepted as written, John Lopes and Rick Russell. 

Old Business:  

The  Pelican’s Game was well attended and enjoyed by all. 

There was a nice turnout for the dinner Cruise In at The Sundown Bar and Grill. Everyone enjoyed the entertainment by our very own George Washnak and the English Channel.

Eighteen club members attended the Sons of Italy first Bike/Car Show. It was a fun event and one of our members won the 50/50 ($200) ! 

Seven Corvettes participated in our first Jason’s House this past Saturday. 

New Business :

The May men’s luncheon will be Tuesday June 11th at Twin Peaks. RSVP to Bob Hallam. 

Jason’s House needs extra support on Saturday June 15th as there will be three families and regulars Pat Hicks and George Washnak cannot attend. The printed schedule for summer was made available. 

The Myrtle Beach Car Club Cruise Ins information can also be obtained from their website and the Hot Promotions Facebook page. 

The English Channel (with our very own George Washnak) will be performing at The Bull and Bush Friday June 14th from 6-9 pm.

The Sons of Italy will sponsor an additional Bike/Car Show in October. Dee will forward information when available. 

Dinner Cruise Ins will resume in the Fall (September). 

50/50 Drawing: Laurie Russell was the 50/50 raffle winner.

Cars and Coffee:   Sunday, July 7 at 9-11 AM Bagel Factory 2 @ Carolina Forest off 501. It is located between Ollie’s and King Kong Sushi. 

Next Club Meeting:  Sunday July 14 at 4PM Grumpy Monks 

All remaining dates for 2024 Cars and Coffee and Club meetings with locations were attached to the agenda. 

With no further business the meeting was adjourned at 4:20.  Debbie Washnak made a motion to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Rick Russell.

Laurie Russell, Secretary.

Previous Months Minutes

Previous months minutes are available on request, See Pat Hicks!