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NCRS - Great friends, great cars

2003 Convention Hershey Pennsylvainia


NCRS National Convention
Hershey, PA
July 13-17, 2003

Sunday, July 13

Leaving my parents' home in Philadelphia for the 92 mile trip to Hershey. I took the
opportunity to spend some time with them, so I made the daily commute. They are 94
and 86, and still live in the same house they bought in 1942 when I was 3 months old!

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On the way: Typical Pennsylvania farm country.
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Arrival at Hershey Lodge.
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The Caravan arrives from Cumberland, MD overnight stop.
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My "office" for the next 5 days.
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I couldn't resist taking this photo: this guy is a SERIOUS NCRS fan!
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Monday, July 14

Arrival at the Convention Center found lots of car covers.
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The Flight Judging room through the doors behind my table is beginning to fill up.
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The Franklin Mint table next to me was busy the entire week. They have offered
to donate one of their fabulous Corvette die-cast models for us to raffle at Carlisle.
Thank you, Dave Castellano!

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The Corvettes Conquer Cancer C5 shared the front apron of the Convention Center
with Chip & Judy Miller's "Numbers Matching" pair, a 1953 and a 2003
Anniversary Edition, both with the same VIN: #181
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Judging areas.
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The 1953 Motorama Corvette: EX-122 was on display, now owned by
Kerbeck of Atlantic City. Click photo below for link to a series of
photos of the unique details of this car.

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Outside, the transporter for EX-122.
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Seen at one of the vendors down the hall from me:
this incredibly detailed diorama of a very busy Corvette Garage.

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Seen along the PA Turnpike
on the way to Hershey one morning.

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Thursday, 7/17

Time to head for home.
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Farewell to the Hershey Lodge.
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The nearby Hershey Park.
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Back home in Maine.
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The week in Hershey was good for us.

We were able to send the American Cancer Society office that serves
the Harrisburg/Hershey area a total of

THANK YOU to NCRS for this opportunity!


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