Suncoast Corvairs

Florida’s Oldest Corvair Club

Vair Air

CORSA Member Chapter #336

May 2008 Volume 35 #5

 

NEXT MEETING June 14th, 2008

 

 

The next meeting : Next meeting is June 14th (Saturday morning) from 9:30am - 10:30 am

Location:

The next meeting will be at Acme Glass & Mirror at 9:30 - 10:30 am. The meeting room is located at 4700 Nebraska Ave., Tampa, Florida 33603, # (813) 238-5710. Club will furnish coffee, water and doughnuts.

Newsletter Submissions:

Letters and Articles for the Vair Air should be submitted to : Priscilla Worthington, Editor 6695 52nd Way, Pinellas Park, Florida 33781 E-mail WIOPUS@AOL.com

Club Officers:

President - Jim Worthington, (727) 522-1930                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Vice-President - Joe Martinez, (813) 885-3190

Treasurer - Carol Smith, (727) 525-5150                                     Secretary - Tina Melerine, (813) 885-3190

Newsletter Editor - Priscilla Worthington                                                                                     Activities Chairman - Rodney Smith, (727) 525-5150

Members at Large - OPEN

Web Site: http://www.corvair.org/chapters/chapter336/. Send your photos to Cathy Lee at clee14@email.com

Dues can be sent to the Treasurer, Carol Smith at 3001 34th Ave North, St. Pete., FL 33713.

Dues run from January 1st to December 31st each year.

Meeting:

 

Minutes = Suncoast Corvair Club -

 

 

The meeting was brought to order by President Jim Worthington at 9:40 a.m. We had 18 members present. A motion was made by Miriam Blohm and seconded by Wade Ullery to accept the minutes as printed in the Vair Air. The Treasurer’s report was given by Carol Smith. A motion was made by Joe Martinez and seconded by Bob Bentz to accept the Treasurer’s report. A special welcome to Gregory Feminella of the Downshifter’s club. He is a proud owner of a 1967 Monza Coupe.

 

 

 

Old Business - We had 12 Corvairs turn out for the Fellowship Baptist Church cruise-in. We all enjoyed ourselves, good food, good weather. Looking forward to next year. Thanks to Bob and Laura Bentz for inviting us. Joe, hope you make it next year! We had a good turnout for the Helen Fest in Georgia. We had 13 members attend, 3 Corvairs and 2 winners, Rodney Smith won 1st place for Late Closed and Joe Martinez won 1st place for Specialty. Way to go guys!! Thursday nite Bob and Laura Bentz, Bill Harris, Jim and Priscilla Worthington went to a local restaurant downtown and had a crab leg eating contest. All came out full winners! Can’t wait till next year, Bob!! On the Rally thru senic Georgia Joe and Rodney came to the rescue of a Corvair that needed a fuel pump. Thanks guys! The Downshifters are working on the bowling plans for sometime soon. More to come.

 

 

New Business - We need photos for our web site and stories for the Vair Air. T-Shirts are still for sale at the club house. July 19th will be a cruise to Don Garlit’s Car Museum and to the Villages for cruise nite. We will meet at the Cracker Barrel at Hwy 50 and 75 at 9:00am for breakfast and to the museum afterwards. Carol Smith is checking into a time and date for this year’s Christmas party at Sam Seltzer’s. Next year’s convention date has been moved to July 13-17. The room rate is $95.00. The Central Florida Club has decided not to have a car show this November, instead it will be an autocross in early November. We are going to cruise to Old Town on June 7, for more info call Rodney Smith, (727) 525-5150. For Show & Tell Joe Martinez pointed out you must keep your eyes on your fan belt. Motion was made to adjourn by Bill Harris at 11:50 a.m. and seconded by Bob Bentz. The 50/50 was won by Carol Smith. Congratulations!

Submitted by

Tina Melerine

Secretary                                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                                                                               

                        UPCOMING EVENTS

 

June                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               July                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

           

            Old Town Anniversary Nite Cruise to Don Garlit

            June 7th July 19th, Saturday

Kissimmee, FL Ocala, FL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Meet at Cracker Barrel, hwy 50 & 75

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        at 9:00am

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cruise - In Spots: Thursdays, Steak & Lube, 10400 49th Street No, 5-8pm.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Fridays, Biff Burger, 3939 49th Street No, 6-??.

Saturdays, (1st) Dade City, 3-8pm.

(3rd) Plant City, 4-9pm.

 

 

 

FOR SALE

 

 

For Sale: Call Bill, (727) 734-3394 Day or (727) 784-2393 Night, 66 A/C GM $200.00, NOS vac. advance $20.00, gas heater $200.00.

 

 

For Sale: Free of rot, salt free diet, shine lite brite looks of just out of box, emblems to too two, yes sir ree, $250. Late windshields, new ones are $800 - made over seas, order thru warehouse, zero tint.

Decipher rot free Kosher chrome/stainless, Phoenix Charlie, 2902 N 60th Dr., Phoenix, AZ 85033, Phone: 623-247-3272.

 

 

WANTED

 

 

Wanted: 66 factory headrests, 66 4 way flasher, Call Bill 727-734-3394 Day, 727-784-2393 Night.

 

  

 

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