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  Thursday, May 5


  Board Meeting for Month of May

   Quaker Steak & Lube - Gonzales, 2706 W Cabela's Pkwy, Gonzales, LA 70737      All Baton Rouge Corvette Club members are welcome to attend for dinner and participate in the meeting if they have any requests to discuss on the agenda. All requests for decisions or discussion can be emailed to Jim McLin at jungle01@eatel.net . Dinner at 6:00 PM and meeting will start at or before 7:00 PM.


  Thursday, May 5th through , May 8


  Burning Up The Beaches Event

  Fort Walton Beach, FL 

Destin / Ft. Walton beach open car event for the weekend. Parties Thurs. and Fri. nights, many events, good food, great place to do this. Over 300 always there. www.burningupthebeaches.com for more information.


  Saturday, May 7


  Grand Isle Style Car Show

  Grand Isle Tarpon Pavilion, 4500 LA highway 1, Grand Isle, LA  from  8:00 AM until 5:00 PM.      Pre-reg: $25, $30 day of show. $500 Best of Show & Mayor's Award. 50/50, Music and food. 5th annual car and bike show.




   Cajun Cruisers Car Club Car Show

  Auto Zone, 321 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA

 From 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM       $25 registration fee. 7 Best of awards plus classes for Late Model Corvette and other sports cars. Awards at 3pm. No mention of food or drinks on flyer.




   Zoar Baptist Open Car Show from 8:30 PM until

    1:00 PM

   $25 entry fee the day of the show and this includes your lunch there. They have many awards and always a packed parking lot.




Swampland Open Car Show

Old Walmart Parking Lot, 4876 Hwy. 1, Mathews, LA (Off Hwy. 90)   From 9:00 AM until 3:30 PM

$30.00 Entry fee.  Awards at 3:00 PM.
Registration from 9am until noon.
RAIN OUT date is May 21st.
Top 40 and Choice awards.
DJ, door prizes, Food will be sold. 50/50 drawing.




Pine Tree Festival Car Show from 9:00 AM until 2PM

Walker Ball Park, 13750 Ball Park Road, Walker, LA

$20 pre-registered, $25 day of show. Awards, all makes and models welcome.




Side Porch Daiquiries Display

Side Porch Daiquiris Bar, 6641 La Highway 1 South, Addis, LA    From 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM

Invitation to display our Corvettes at their place and enjoy the day. Not a show, just a fun display and get together from one of our sponsors.


ALL meetings are now located at the St. George's Fire Station on Airline Hwy.,  on 2nd

 Wednesday of the month.  Next meeting May 11.


 Reminders will be sent out closer to each meeting date. 


 Same times, 6:30 PM for social time, 7:00 PM meeting































































Our officers for our club for 2016 and 2017:


 President:  Jim McLin

 Vice-President:  Daryle Gauthier

 Secretary:  Elaine Peck

 Treasurer:  Flo Winstead

 Board Members:   Barry Duplessis, David Bedell,

 Steve Jones, Larry Barrios, Leon Winstead and

 Mike Segura.

 Parades Chairman:  Maria McLin

 Webmaster, Photographer:  Karen Bedell 

 Ross Downing club rep:  Leon Winstead

 NCM Ambassador:  David Bedell

 St. Jude Annual Labor of Love Car Show

  Chairman:    Mike Segura 

 Past President:  Mark Jurey 

  CLICK  HERE to contact any of us. 

Leon Winstead presenting Ross Downing Chevrolet in Hammond, LA, Barry Beck and Thomas Stewart, with a sponsor trophy from our 2015 St. Jude Car Show.

 Thanks to ALL who came to our 2016       
 show.  Our club donation
$75,000.00 total   to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  Our next year's open car show will be April 29, 2017.  Mark your calendars.  
Record breaking year for our St. Jude donation thanks to our guests and all who contributed and worked the show.

Total will be announced soon for 2016 donations.
           5 Generations shown here:
     C3     C4    C5    C6   C7
Perkins Rowe Baton Rouge Corvette Club Display



Sponsored by Corvette specialists.....


Ross Downing Chevrolet in Hammond, LA has C7 Stingrays now and arriving often.  They specialize in Corvettes in
sales and service.  Recommended highly!
Click here to go to their website to see
what they can do for you or your Corvette.
Labor of Love Open Car Show
19th Annual Show NEXT YEAR
Saturday, April 29, 2017

BE  THERE!  Rain or shine, it will happen!
Click on the St. Jude logo for forms and  details  (updated soon).


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Always WAVE
to your fellow Corvette drivers!
 $400,000.00 donated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital from Baton Rouge Corvette Club.
          We invite all Corvette owners to join our fun group of    
  members that share the passion for such an outstanding
  sports car.  We have monthly meetings, second Wednesday of
  each month except December.  We meet at the St. George     
  Fire Dept. conference room in Baton Rouge.  Details and the  
  application are included through the drop menu above so you
  can join the club. ALWAYS so many events to choose from. 
  Our club helps support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in
  Memphis as our cause.  We are a non-profit organization.
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  VALVE  COVER  RACES:   Click here for rules and regulations to race Valve Covers.
Photos from our Sevierville, TN  trip in March 2016
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Special celebrity guests this year were from the TV Show "Killing Fields" on Discovery Channel ... Rodie Sanchez, Sheriff Brett Stassi and Aubrey St. Angelo.  They gave out autographs and helped with our trophy presentations.  Rodie had his '55 T-bird in the show.