Grand Strand Corvette Club Meeting Minutes


OCTOBER 9, 2022    

The October meeting of GSCC was held at 4:00pm on October 9th at Damon’s in Myrtle Beach. Attendance was twenty-three club members.

Welcoming and opening comments were made by President Dee Lopes. 

Dee led us all in the Pledge of Allegiance. The club wished several members Happy Birthday and Happy Wedding Anniversary! 

Treasurers Report:  Debbie Washnak reported our treasury balance for Darlene Hicks. 

Membership Report:  No report. Two new members were welcomed: Patricia and Dean Knight (2019 C7, silver).

Secretary’s Report:  

Dee Lopes announced the September minutes are on the website. Rick Russell made a motion to accept the September minutes as written, seconded by John Lopes. 

Old Business:  

Dee announced our second road trip for 2022 on September 23 to Southport, NC was a success. It was a beautiful day and thirteen members attended. The outing included lunch on the water at the Fishy Fishy Café followed by shopping for those who chose to wander the town. 

Dee discussed the Toys for Tots Christmas run which is scheduled for Saturday Dec 3rd. The Sons of Italy is sponsoring the run. Cars will meet at 8:30 am at the Sons Lodge 2662 located at 7957 Moss Creek Rd off Highway 707. The Sons will provide refreshments. Cars will caravan from the Lodge to Coastal Chevrolet to deliver the toys. We expect good cheer and a great photo op while doing something good for kids in need. 

A cruise-in was held at MaggiD’s last month. It was last-minute and information was included in the final email about the Southport trip. 4 GSCC cars attended. 

New Business:

The next women’s luncheon will be held in December. Information will be available at the November meeting. 

The next men’s luncheon will be scheduled by Bob Hallam. He will be in touch with date, time, and place. 

The Christmas holiday dinner has been confirmed for Saturday Dec 3rd 6pm at the Brentwood Inn. Dee circulated the three-course menu which will also be distributed to members via email. Dee asked for RSVP no later than the Nov 13th meeting at which time she will need our meal selection. Final headcount and meal selection must be into Brentwood 7 days before the event (Dee will handle). Members have until Nov 25th to cancel or change menu selection. After that date members who RSVP’d yes and selected a meal will be committed to payment

Dee stated planned trips for 2023 include Sumter, SC and Savannah, GA. The Savannah trip will be an overnight. Dee will research hotels and members can book themselves since they may choose to stay at different hotels using points, etc. We do not all need to stay at the same hotel. 

50/50 Drawing:  David Smith was the 50/50 raffle winner.

Cars and Coffee:  The next Cars and Coffee will be Sunday November 6 at the Bagel Factory in Carolina Forest off 501 from 9-11 am. 

Club Meeting:  

Dee reminded of future meetings, all starting at 4pm.

Nov 13- Saltaire Holiday Inn

Dec 3- The Brentwood, Christmas Party 6pm

With no further business, John Lopes made a motion to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Rick Russell. The meeting adjourned at 4:40 pm.

Laurie Russell, Substitute Secretary

Previous Months Minutes

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