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Gate City Corvette Club
Fundraiser for Corvettes Conquer Cancer
Boire Field Airport
Nashua, NH
August 12, 2006

In its 5 years, this great event has been one of our best fundraisers. Started in 2002 by Paula Beauregard, it produced $3100 that first year for Corvettes Conquer Cancer and the American Cancer Society.

This year $10,000 was generated through the tremendous effort by Gate City Corvette Club, led by Dan Feidler!

On the road to Nashua - about 2.5 hours.

The clean, bright hangar, with the airplane and Corvette "decorations,"
is a great place for a party! The weather was about perfect as well.

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The apron in front looked more like a Corvette show than a parking lot.
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KC's Ribshack provided a superb barbeque dinner.
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All evening the silent auction and "penny tables" were busy.
Here Chairman Dan Feidler officiates the live auction.

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A fun addition, in keeping with the Western Roundup theme, was the "Jail". For a
donation, you could have someone "arrested" by a real-life (retired) sheriff. The "prisoner"
would then plead for contributions toward their "bail". This proved very popular!

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This group proved to be much better at raising money than line dancing...
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After the late evening cleanup, Dan & Claudia Feidler once again put me up for for the night.

Back home again.
   

Footnote: A formal presentation of the $10,000 was
done at the conclusion of Corvettes @ Carlisle.
Thank you Gate City and Lance Miller.
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(And thanks, Lance, for taking this picture!)

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