By now, most of you have heard the reason the newsletter is a bit late this month - Allan Edward Garry, born 11:41 AM April 2nd, 5 pounds 4 ounces, 18 inches long. Have a cigar! Guess I'll have to convert the Vette to a Nomad.

I managed to sneak away from the hospital long enough to check out the San Diego Auto Show. They had a Grand Sport Vette on display, with a live act playing the Motown Sound.

Rear View Mirror: April, 1991. Corvette Connection one mile slalom with new Vettes at Jack Murphy Stadium; Brunch run to Ram's Hill; Central California Corvette Fun Run to Solvang and Nojoqui Falls (no April Fools joke there); Ed Fredendall was a guest at a meeting; Planning for July WSCC meet; Gambler's Classic in Vegas; Planning the Autofair; and ASC displays ZR1 convertible at Detriot show;

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Then make your friend pay to have your interior cleaned. Use during pregnancy or on those with medical conditions not recommended. $29.95. $44.95 with working headlights (with cigarrette lighter adapter). (800) 554-FUNY.

Miniature Golf

By Kay Wolfe

Our second annual miniature golf tournament and brunch was great fun for all who participtated. We had 22 Vetters, including Sharon and Ken Hartley from COCSD, who gave up an Arizona weekend when they heard about our event. We were glad to see them until Sharon walked off with the top women's prize in the golf tournament! Now we're not so sure we'll invite them back!

Eddie Sheehan is definately our best golfer, having won the men's prize two years in a row now. He scored a great 48, four under par. We had a tie in the women's category with Helene Sheehan and Sharon Hartley both keeping their score at par 52. A sudden-death playoff (why do they call it that!) took two holes before Sharon bested Helene by one stroke. Congratulations to our winners.

Don Wolfe, who planned this event, was not able to attend so Frank Tecca graciously stepped in to lead us on a nice one-hour caravan through some pretty scenic back-country roads to our destination at the Castle Creek Country Club near Lawrence Welk. Thanks Frank for doing a terrific job. We enjoyed a nice all-you-can-eat champagne brunch there. It was a good thing they decided to give us a separate dining room - as the noise level of our group went up as fast as the glasses of champagne were poured. We ended up in a joke-a-thon - didn't know we had so many stand-up comics in the group!

Thanks again to Shawn Silva, Frank and Gloria Tecca, and Eddie who stepped in to help out with the event. Let's do it again next year!

Annual Banquet

March 23, 1996

The North Coast Vettes Annual Awards Banquet was held Saturday night at Pea Soup Andersons, in one of the rooms we used to have our meetings in. There was a choice of Beef or Chicken. Dining heartily were: Anne & Andrew Lamache, Wes & Kathy DeHoll, Don & Kay Wolfe, Helene & Eddie Sheehan, Shawn Silva, Syd Blake, Richard & Trish Eaton, Ed & Anita Fredendall, Dan & Sue Hoskin, Joel & Laurie Garry, Craig & Anne Howlett, Bob & Jan Levers, Bob & Judy Wiltse, Terry & Kevin Shrock, Mel, Jessica & Chris Muzio, John Kure, and John & Charlene McMahan.

After dinner, there was an award presentation for this past years officers. Attractive wooden wall plaques expressed the appreciation we all have for our club officers.

Meeting Location

Denny's Carlsbad

1048 Carlsbad Village Drive

Carlsbad, CA 92008

West of I-5

North Coast Vettes

P. O. Box 188237

Carlsbad, CA 92009

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