Gate City Corvette Club
Fundraiser for Corvettes Conquer Cancer
Boire Field Airport
August 12, 2006
In its 5 years, this great event has been
one of our best fundraisers. Started in 2002 by Paula
$3100 that first year for Corvettes Conquer Cancer and the American Cancer
This year $10,000
was generated through the tremendous effort
by Gate City Corvette Club, led by
On the road to Nashua - about 2.5 hours.
The clean, bright hangar, with the airplane and
is a great place for a party! The weather was
about perfect as well.
The apron in front looked more like a Corvette
show than a parking lot.
KC's Ribshack provided a superb barbeque dinner.
All evening the silent auction and "penny
tables" were busy.
Here Chairman Dan Feidler officiates the live auction.
A fun addition, in keeping with the Western
Roundup theme, was the "Jail". For a
donation, you could have someone
by a real-life (retired) sheriff. The "prisoner"
would then plead for contributions toward their "bail". This proved
This group proved to be much better at raising
money than line dancing...
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
done at the conclusion of Corvettes @ Carlisle.
Thank you Gate City
and Lance Miller.
(And thanks, Lance, for taking this picture!)