2006 National Convention Highlights
31, 2006. Things got underway with a welcome
reception. Here old friends got together for snacks
August 1, 2006. The day starts with tech sessions.
information. He used samples to make the information more easily undersood.
President Noland Adams welcomes Joe
Calcagno to the microphone. Joe discussed the
changes made in the 1956 Corvette.
Pearson presented information
on the qualities and advantages of
silicon brake fluid.
Richter presented information on how to
prepare for NCRS judging.
Adams, SACC President, led the
Membership meeting. A bombshell was
laid when Noland related that he would
not seek re-election.
Our day kicked off with a road tour through
beautiful Northern California Gold Rush country. Here
you see the line-up. The participants were chomping at
the bit to get going.
Our first stop was at Downieville in the gold rush
area. You can see for yourself how beautiful
this area is.
you see C1's parked at Downieville. In
the distance behind the vettes is the Visitor
Center. The cars got many admiring
stop - the longest covered bridge in the US. It spans
the Yuba river.
Then later on it was the banquet. Let's set the scene -
when you looked out the windows on the right side of
the picture you were looking at Lake Tahoe. It was a
music was provided by your tireless
The presidential gavel had gone from Noland to
SACC Secretary Lucy Badenhoop, who set up the
whole convention, supervised the door prizes.
August 3, 2006
Far left: John Yde points to where he hit
a deer on the
his drag racin'
'62 to fellow
Adams and Bob Pinkney go over
Vicki and Rick Johnson. I wasn't sure if
Vicki was wanting money or car keys.
Brown's sn#48 '59 is a show winner
Lewis drove his nice '57. He has owned this car
for 11 years, it has won several awards in his home state
sticker for his
McCloskey gets ready for
the Shine 'n
Well, that is a pictorial overview of the 2006 SACC convention in Truckee, California. More in-depth coverage
will be found in the club's quarterly magazine, "On Solid Ground." It was a great convention. SACC Secretary
Lucy Badenhoop did a tremendous job setting up a wonderful convention. Thanks, Lucy!!
on the picture of attendees for a complete
compilation of the minutes of the Chapters
Board meeting, the National Board meeting,
and the Annual Members meeting.