AACA - CHESAPEAKE REGION

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2019  Annual Membership Banquet

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On Sunday November 11th, Chesapeake Region held its Annual Membership Banquet at Friendly Farms Family Restaurant in Upperco, Maryland.

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Gary managed the parking duties for members as they arrived for the occasion.

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The lower lot was designated for the parking of our Club antique vehicles.

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With the sunny weather, many were brought out.

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Some vehicles are seldom seen at our many car shows.

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From wagons to convertibles, they were all there.

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With its unique hood latch in place, Franklin's 1951 Chevrolet was ready for the trip.

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The colorful display of old cars always attracts attention.

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A Chevy group here...

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...but plenty of Fords also.

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Jim brought out his newly-acquired 1950 Ford.

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The reception table checked in arrivals.

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A wide selection of drinks was available.

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The serving dishes on two serving lines stood ready for use.

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Before the food was served, everyone had a chance to socialize.

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Often, members have not seen each other since the prior-year Banquet.

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Barbara grabs a pair of drinks.

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A photograph show of our past-year Club events played on the screen.

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President Paula, welcomed everyone to the Banquet with some introductory remarks, afterwhich hungry guests were invited to the serving lines to enjoy a delicious meal.

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At the conclusion of the delicious dinner, our Annual Membership Banquet program began, with Nick announcing the Club officers elected for the new year: 2020.

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Membership Director, Vicky, speaks about the Club Facebook Page initiated this year by several of our Student Members.

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Franklin discusss activities of the Vintage Chevrolet Club of America.

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Our attending Student and Junior members were recognized...

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...as well as the ladies of the Club who helped out this year.

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Members who had served as "Officers of the Day" at our car shows were brought forward.

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The annual Spirit Award was presented to Nancy Mattheu and Joanne Day.

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Al Zimmermann anounced the winner of this year's Chick Smith Award...

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... selected by vote of the membership, and presented to Activities Director Phil Hack.

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Retiring Chief Judge, Gene Sauter was recognized for his many years serving Chesapeake Region.

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Jack Treadwell thanked President Paula Ruby for her tireless efforts this 5th year as Chesapeake Region President, and...

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... on behalf of the Club, presented her with a gift from the grateful Chesapeake Region membership.

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Recipient of a 2018 Hard Luck Award was Henry Chaudron for completing the 55 mile Poker Run route... in over 150 miles.

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Henry's navigator, Carol Sorrell, sitting rather low in the car and unable to easily read street signs, received a booster seat as a gift.

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For some questionable driving skills during the year, another Hard Luck Award winner was Tom Dawson.

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Our 2020 "Appointed" Chesapeake Region Officers: Bill Wurzell, Newsletter; Nancy Mattheu, Refreshments; and Buzz Diehl, Website.

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Our 2020 Elected Chesapeake Region Officers.

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The whole 2020 Chesapeake Region crew: Elected and Appointed Officers.