Pheasant Run Resort; St. Charles IL
June 24-27, 2010
This was our first appearance at Bloomington
Gold since 2004, having been a guest there
which was our first national event. Thanks to Ed Saari for helping
make this possible.
This time was also a first: the East and West
branches of Corvettes Conquer Cancer would share the space for the first time!
Wednesday, June 23
Departing Decatur AL.
Sights along the way...
Another first: Bloomington Gold is now a DAY
Thursday, June 24
For their $25 donation to the American Cancer
Society, Jena & Toby
pay tribute to their late friend, Gary.
The sights of and from our lake-front property
once we got set up.
Curtis Davis caught me cleaning up the car.
For another $25 ACS donation, Seth Wood signed
(2 weeks later, at a club party back in Alabama, his
added her signature below his!
Curtis Davis, manning the C5/C6
Registry booth right around the corner from ours.
Directions to some of the exhibits &
Friday, June 25
Another $25 ACS donor: Jill Rosedale signs for
her and Mike.
Together for the First Time!
Fresh from Colorado Springs, via a family
Iowa, Adam Rogers arrived to balance our display.
In addition to his "Day Job" and fundraising events, Adam's C5 sees a
lot of track time. It sounds AWESOME!
Check his website: www.corvettesconquercancer.org
"The Twins" from the neighboring
booth graciously posed for photos...
Saturday, June 26
Thanks again to Curtis for these shots.
Adam got to meet Tom Hill and the 2011 Grand
Carbon Edition, in Supersonic Blue.
Among others on special display were the original
EX-122, and the Manta Ray concept car.
Outside I spotted this, from AAT.
Nearby were these stunning Mid-Year styled
on C6 platforms, from Karl
Sunday, June 27
The intermittent rain and threat of severe
thunderstorms pretty much made this day a non-event.
During a break from the rain we packed the Vettes, then wandered through the
I made a point of introducing Adam to as many of them as I could find.
'Bye, Adam - It was great to finally connect
Keep up the faith and the good fight against cancer.
The final stats, back in Sweet Home Alabama!