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Corvettes of Dakota Territory
1976-2012
President Val Wangler (222-8563): Vice-President Mary Scott (222-8746): Secretary/Newsletter: Chuck & Julie Horter (258-6616):  Treasurer: Bruce McCollom (471 6022): Trustee: Vickie Gunsch (527-2134). Mailing address: CDT, Box 625, Bismarck, ND. 58502
 
Newsletter
                   August  2012   
 
 
Next Meeting
The next meeting is scheduled for Sunday, September 9th in conjunction with the Club Picnic scheduled for September 9th at the Jaycee Park on Century Avenue. Starting time will be approximately 5:00 PM.  Volunteers are encouraged to come at 4:30 to assist with set up. Meat will be furnished.  Bring a side dish.  Therefore the September 7th meeting will not be held.
 Upcoming Events 
CDT Annual Picnic, Sunday September 9, 2012 Jaycee Park, Approximate starting time will be 5:00 PM.
August 18th, Annual Car Show, Carson, ND  For more info, contact Randy at 701-471-5603.
August 23-26, Kool Deadwood Nights, Deadwood, SD.
August 31-Sept. 2nd:  Motor Magic, ND State Fair Grounds, Minot, ND www.motormagic.com
September 8th, Wings and Wheels Airshow Valley City, Show &
 Shine starts at Noon:  Airshow begins at 4:00 PM.  Contact www.bridgecitycruisers.com.
September 13-16, 2012:  Effingham, Illinois Corvette Rally
September 15 Eureka, SD German-Russian Schmeckfest Car Displays morning parade afternoon.
Oct. 7, Uff Da Days Car Show, Rutland, ND.  Dave at 701-724-3982.
Annual Christmas Party, Saturday, January 12, 2013 Seven Seas in Mandan
Participation Incentive.
A participation incentive was approved to encourage and reward participation in club events.  Anytime a member and their significant other attends a club function their name will recorded and entered into a grandprize drawing at the end of the year.  This is a fun event and provides an opportunity to reward someone who makes CDT participation a priority!    Last year 3 members were awarded a free 2012 membership and $20.
 Secretary Position Open! 
No candidates surfaced in the recent election for the secretary position.  Chuck and Julie Horter will continue to perform the functions until a member surfaces with the expressed interest to take over the position. Anyone interested in taking on this fun position should contact Val Wangler.
Meeting Minutes
August 8th, 2012
CDT MEETING MINUTES                                 DRAFT
August 10, 2012
Dean’s Steakhouse, Mandan, ND
7:10 PM
19 People representing 10 memberships present.
President Val Wangler called the meeting to order and asked for approval of last month’s minutes. Al Braun made a motion to approve the minutes and it was seconded by Mike Neigum. Motion carried.
Bruce McCollom gave the Treasurer’s report. Beginning balance for the month was $5075.53 with an ending balance of $5075.74. Twenty one cents in interest was received in July and no expenses were paid.
President Wangler asked for a motion to approve the Treasurer’s report. Mike Gunsch moved for approval and the motion was seconded by Gary Stefanovsky. Motion carried.
Old Business:
President Wangler thanked Al & Jean Braun for the great July 14 picnic. He also reported that the Black Hills trip was a success. It was a consensus of those present that Chuck Horter should reserve the Deadwood Social Club for next year. Valarie Howard passed out copies of her pictures from the dinner to those present at the meeting.
The club picnic, scheduled for September 9 at Jaycee Park (Dinner @ 5 PM), was discussed. Several volunteers are needed to help set up at 4:30 PM. It was decided that the Wood House will again provide the main food, which will be Chicken, Pork Sandwiches, Potato Salad and Baked Beans (plastic ware included) at a cost to the club of $8 per person for an estimated 50 people. Mike & Vickie Gunsch will pick up the food (saving the club $3 per person).  Participants should bring a dish to share, their own beverage and lawn chairs.
Mary Scott & Gary Stefanovsky gave the report of the charitable giving subcommittee. It was recommended that a $500 donation be made to the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. While the contribution will be made thru the United Way, they assure us that 100% of it will go to benefit the library. It was also recommended that a $500 donation be made to the ND National Guard Foundation with the check to be presented at the Kupper Military Appreciation Day. Bruce McCollom suggested that any club members wishing to make an individual donation do it jointly with CDT.  A motion to approve the report and make the donations was made by Gary Stefanovsky and seconded by Mary Neigum. Motion carried.
New Business:
Picnic at LaLonde’s tomorrow.
President Wangler asked Irene McCollom if she would chair the Christmas Party decorations subcommittee again.  Irene said she would unless someone else wanted to take over this year, several people indicated they would help Irene as they have in the past. Irene asked for a budget of $350 for decorations. Mary Neigum made a motion to approve a $350 decoration budget for the Christmas Party and it was seconded By JoAnn Wangler. Motion carried
I (Bruce McCollom) said that I am going to go ahead and have Jamie Wetsch make the following changes to the web site (these must be made in HTML): Delete pictures from the slide show of persons who are no longer members, replace the current “membership application” with the new one prepared by Mike Gunsch, and change the links to the forum. There will be a cost associated with this.
It was noted by Mike Neigum that Northwest Tire donated items for our Christmas Party silent auction. Mike plans to show for Northwest’s car show at Noon through 3 PM this Sunday August 12 and hopes some other CDT members can also bring their Corvettes.
President Val Wangler announced that Shelly Krebsbachs’s mother had passed away recently, our sympathy to Shelly and family. He also stated that his sister had passed away recently, our sympathy to Val and family.
I (Bruce McCollom) noted that it is my understanding that the club sends flowers or other appropriate memorial on the death of a member. This is a tradition of the club, but is not written or assigned to any specific officer. It was the consensus that this tradition should continue. Other ideas discussed were get well cards to hospitalized members and sympathy cards to members upon the death of a relative. The difficulty with these ideas is finding out about what happened in time and the logistics of getting the card sent, which would result in some being missed and even duplication.
Meeting adjourned at 7:52 PM.
Respectfully submitted, Bruce McCollom


CORVETTE HUMOR
More Really Bad Puns but still funny
Did you hear about the Buddhist who refused Novocain during a root canal?
He wanted to transcend dental medication.

A group of chess enthusiasts checked into a hotel and were standing in the lobby discussing their recent tournament victories.  After about an hour the manager came out of the office and asked them to disperse.  “But why?” one asked as they moved off.  “Because,” he said, “I can’t stand chess nuts boasting in an open foyer.”

A woman has twins and gives them up for adoption.  One of them goes to a family in Egypt and is named “Ahmal.”  The other goes to a family in Spain and they name him “Juan.”  Years later, Juan sends a picture of himself to his birth mother.  Upon receiving the picture, she tells her husband that she wishes that she also had a picture of Ahmal.  Her husband responds, “They’re twins!  If you’ve seen Juan, you’ve seen Ahmal!”

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Corvettes of Dakota Territory
1976-2012
President Val Wangler (222-8563): Vice-President Mary Scott (222-8746): Secretary/Newsletter: Chuck & Julie Horter (258-6616):  Treasurer: Bruce McCollom (471 6022): Trustee: Vickie Gunsch (527-2134). Mailing address: CDT, Box 625, Bismarck, ND. 58502
 
Newsletter
                  July 2012   
 
 
Next Meeting
The next meeting is scheduled for Friday, August 10th at Dean's Steakhouse on the Strip.  Dinner at 6:00 and meeting at 7:00PM.
 Upcoming Events 
Al and Jean Braun Picnic at the Braun residence, 5:00 PM Saturday, July 14th.  Please RSVP to Al Braun. See minutes for details.
July 19-21, 2012: Spearfish Rally  CDT club members have a block of rooms at the First Gold in Deadwood but call to confirm your reservation.  Banquet Saturday night.  As a club we will depart on Thursday. Go to www.blackhillscorvetteclassic.com for information.
July 27-29, 2012: 18th Annual All Corvette Show, Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake,
MN. gerrygartner@q.com
August 11 Picnic at Mike and Karen Lalonde 258-7600  408 Tulsa Bismarck
August 12 Northwest Tire 4th Annual Car Show Noon to 3:00 PM 1605 East Expressway.
Wings "N Wheels, August 17-19, Powell, Wyoming mikedmartin@wildblue.net
CDT Annual Picnic, Sunday September 9, 2012 Jaycee Park

September 13-16, 2012:  Effingham, Illinois Corvette Rally
September 15 Eureka, SD German-Russian Schmeckfest Car Displays morning parade afternoon.
Annual Christmas Party, Saturday, January 12, 2013 Seven Seas in Mandan
Participation Incentive.
A participation incentive was approved to encourage and reward participation in club events.  Anytime a member and their significant other attends a club function their name will recorded and entered into a grandprize drawing at the end of the year.  This is a fun event and provides an opportunity to reward someone who makes CDT participation a priority!    Last year 3 members were awarded a free 2012 membership and $20.
 Secretary Position Open! 
No candidates surfaced in the recent election for the secretary position.  Chuck and Julie Horter will continue to perform the functions until a member surfaces with the expressed interest to take over the position. Anyone interested in taking on this fun position should contact Val Wangler.
Meeting Minutes
July 13th, 2012
Dean's Steakhouse, Mandan, ND
7:00 PM
24 Members present
President Val Wangler called the meeting to order and asked for approval of last month’s minutes.  Gary Stefanovsky made a motion to approve the minutes and it was seconded by Bill Peterka.  Motion carried.
President Wangler reviewed the Treasurer’s report in the absence of Bruce McCollom. Beginning balance for the month was $5,701.25 with an ending balance of $5,075.53.  Sixty dollars in new dues was received this month with primary expenses incurred as follows:
Web maintenance       $72
Mailbox rent         $64
BSC Scholarship      $500
Scott Gift Card         $50
President Wangler asked for a motion to approve the Treasurer’s report.  Al Braun moved for approval and was seconded by Bill Peterka.  Motion carried.
Old Business:
The picnic at Al and Jean Braun’s is scheduled for 5:00 PM Saturday, July 14th.  Meat will be provided. Everyone is invited and encouraged to bring a potluck side dish, beverages and lawn chairs.
Mike Neigum reported that a route had been planned for the Spearfish rally which appeared to be impacted by minimum construction.  Maps of the proposed route were handed out.  Departure will be Thursday, July 19th 9:00 AM from the Seven Seas parking lot.  There is a possibility that the CDT caravan will be joined by the Minot and Jamestown clubs.
Gary Stefanovsky gave out information regarding events and tourist routes for the Black hills.  The Corvette Main Street Rally will take place Friday night the 20th.  Corvette merchandise and displays will take place at the Spearfish Holiday Inn and the Rally will be downtown.  Chuck Horter said that arrangements have been finalized for the dinner at the Deadwood Social Club for 6:30 Saturday night July 21.  Everyone attending the banquet should review the email outlining the menu selections and get their meal preference back to the Horters as soon as possible.
Anyone interested in playing golf in the Black Hills should contact Gary Stefanovsky.
Mary Neigum reported there was no update on the possible garage tour visit hosted by Dr. Scherer. 
President Wangler asked about food selection for the upcoming CDTpicnic scheduled for September.  There was consensus from the group that the meat selection again come from the Woodhouse (like last year, chicken and pulled pork). 
Gary Stefanovsky gave a report from the charitable giving subcommittee.  The committee recommended that consideration be given for a $500 contribution to the Dolly Parton Imagination Library and Back Pack Program for children and a $500 contribution to the Veteran’s Home in Lisbon with emphasis on social services.  Mike Neigum raised concerns that if the Imagination Library donation was run through the United Way Agency that there may not be a guarantee that any or all the money would go directly to that resource.  Chuck Horter said that earlier this year, the club approved a spending limit of $1,000 on donations excluding the BSC scholarship.  He said these two donations would expend all the available funds.  He noted that consideration was also being given to the ND National Guard Foundation and there had been discussion on giving this donation to the Guard during Kupper’s Military celebration weekend which is usually in August.  He said that Kupper is a primary sponsor of the club and that Bob Kupper would appreciate the support for this cause.  It was decided to table this discussion until next month’s meeting.  Individuals interested in providing input into the club’s consideration of donations should contact Jim & Mary Scott, Glenn & Mary Siewert or Gary & Val Stefanovsky. 
Meeting adjourned. 
CORVETTE HUMOR
Really Bad Puns but still funny
Two vultures board an airplane, each carrying two dead raccoons.  The stewardess looks at them and says, “I’m sorry gentlemen, only one carrion allowed per passenger.
Two boll weevils grew up in South Carolina.  One went to Hollywood and became a famous actor.  The other stayed behind in the cotton fields and never amounted to much.  The second one, naturally, became known as the lesser of two weevils.
A three-legged dog walks into a saloon in the Old West (Deadwood).  He slides up to the bar and announces: “I’m looking for the man who shot my paw.”

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Corvettes of Dakota Territory
1976-2012
President Val Wangler (222-8563): Vice-President Mary Scott (222-8746): Secretary/Newsletter: Chuck & Julie Horter (258-6616):  Treasurer: Bruce McCollom (471 6022): Trustee: Vickie Gunsch (527-2134). Mailing address: CDT, Box 625, Bismarck, ND. 58502
 
Newsletter
                  June 2012   
 
 
Next Meeting
The next meeting is scheduled for Friday, July 13th at Dean's Steakhouse on the Strip.  Dinner at 6:00 and meeting at 7:00PM.
 Upcoming Events 
Bismarck Cruise Night Tuesday July 3.  We can meet at old Bank of ND parking lot (between 7th & 9th on Main and then @  8pm rendezvous at the Mandan Pizza Ranch for supper. 
CDT Monthly Meeting Friday, July 13 at Dean's Steakhouse on the Strip.  6:00 PM Dinner 7:00 Meeting
Al and Jean Braun Picnic at the Braun residence, 5:00 PM Saturday, July 14th.  Please RSVP to Al Braun. See minutes for details.
Underwood Midsummer Classic Car Show/parade (line-up @ 11:30)/dance @9pm- 1am), Saturday, July 7th,2012  Underwood, ND 11:30AM to 5:00PM.  Registration at 10:00. Preregistration is $10 or registration on the day of the event is $15.  Car registration includes ticket to the street dance. There is a pulled pork barbeque with a free will donation @ 5pm. Call Brian Skogen 701-315-0798 or Deb Hatzenbuhler 701-442-3571.
July 19-21, 2012: Spearfish Rally  CDT club members have a block of rooms at the First Gold in Deadwood but call to confirm your reservation.  Banquet Saturday night.  As a club we will depart on Thursday. Go to www.blackhillscorvetteclassic.com for information.
July 27-29, 2012: 18th Annual All Corvette Show, Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake,
MN. gerrygartner@q.com
August 11 Picnic at Mike and Karen Lalonde 258-7600  408 Tulsa Bismarck
Wings "N Wheels, August 17-19, Powell, Wyoming mikedmartin@wildblue.net
CDT Annual Picnic, Sunday September 9, 2012 Jaycee Park
September 13-16, 2012:  Effingham, Illinois Corvette Rally
Annual Christmas Party, Saturday, January 12, 2013 Seven Seas in Mandan
Participation Incentive.
A participation incentive was approved to encourage and reward participation in club events.  Anytime a member and their significant other attends a club function their name will recorded and entered into a grandprize drawing at the end of the year.  This is a fun event and provides an opportunity to reward someone who makes CDT participation a priority!    Last year 3 members were awarded a free 2012 membership and $20.
 Secretary Position Open! 
No candidates surfaced in the recent election for the secretary position.  Chuck and Julie Horter will continue to perform the functions until a member surfaces with the expressed interest to take over the position. Anyone interested in taking on this fun position should contact Val Wangler.
Meeting Minutes
June 8th, 2012
Dean's Steakhouse, Mandan, ND
7:00 PM
20 Members present
Bruce McCollom called the meeting to order in the absence of the President and Vice President.  A motion was made by Gary Stefanovsky and seconded by Mike Neigum to approve last months minutes.  Motion carried.
Bruce McCollom gave the treasurer's report and stated that last month's opening balance was $5671.04 and that the current balance now stands at $5701.25.  Membership currently stands at 54. 
A motion to approve the Treasurer's report was made by Julie Horter and seconded by Mike Gunsch.  Motion carried.
Old Business:
An overview of Buggies n Blues activities was given by Darol Hopfauf and Bruce McCollom.  CDT members participating in Buggies n Blues should meet at the Capitol Credit Union at least at 9:30 AM on Sunday, June 9th.  Two CDT volunteers will be needed to provide car line security from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm.  Darol Hopfauf also reported that he had CDT license plates and old CDT antenna flags available for any interested members. 
It was reported that Jim and Mary Scott would be hosting a social at George's Bakery on Main for CDT members during the Buggies n Blues event.   
Mike Gunsch reported that he had the CDT banner modified and that it would be available for display at Buggies n Blues.
A motion was made by Mike Gunsch and seconded by Glenn Siewert to provide two complimentary dinners and a $50 gift certificate for Mary and Jim Scott for their hospitality during Buggies n Blues.  Motion carried.
Ross Haugeberg reported on the planned CDT trip to Effingham, Il.  He said that leave time would be Tuesday, September 11 and that arrival time in Effingham would be Wednesday night. Departure from Effingham would be the following Sunday or Monday depending on the group.  Five couples have registered so far to participate. 
Mary Neigum said that she would contact Doctor Scherr and use discretion in trying to arrange a garage tour evening on an avilable Tuesday night. 
Discussion took place on the upcoming trip for the Spearfish Rally.  Glenn Siewert and Mike Neigum said they would plan a route that would avoid road construction issues.
There was no report for charitible giving.  Bruce McCollom suggested that consideration be given for a donation to the ND National Guard Foundation for use to support military families.  He said it could be done during the upcoming Military appreciation days that is sponsored by Kupper Chevrolet. 
Mike Gunsch passed out a draft CDT brochure that could be used to recruit new club members. A few minor suggestions were made and it was deemed appropriate that the Kupper Chevrolet logo be added.
Bruce McCollom gave an update on the website and said that some old applications would be removed. 
New Business:
Al Braun reported that he will be hosting a picnic at his home on Saturday, July 14 at 5:00 PM.  RSVP directly to Al Braun. 663-6008 abraun@kupper-chevrolet.com  His cell phone is 220-6008. They will provide the meat just bring a side dish to share!
Chuck Horter reported that Paul Klemetson received a top 20 award at the recent Roughrider Chevrolet Association Car Show in May.
Amotion to adjourn was made by Gary Stefanovsky and seconded by Vickie Gunsch.  Motion carried.     
CORVETTE HUMOR
An old man and woman (not Corvette owners) were married for many years.  Whenever there wa a confrontation, yelling could be heard deep into the night.  The old man would shout, "When I die, I will dig my way up and out of the grave and come back and haunt you for the rest of your life!" 
Neighbors feared him.  The old man liked the fact that he was feared.  To everyone's relief he died of a heart attack when he was 98. 
His wife had a closed casket at the funeral.  After the burial, her neighbors concerned for her safety asked, "Aren't you afraid that he may indeed be able to dig his way out of the grave and haunt you for the rest of your life?"
His wife said, "Let him dig.  I had him buried upside down, and I know he won't ask for directions."


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Corvettes of Dakota Territory
1976-2012
President Val Wangler (222-8563): Vice-President Mary Scott (222-8746): Secretary/Newsletter: Chuck & Julie Horter (258-6616):  Treasurer: Bruce McCollom (471 6022): Trustee: Vickie Gunsch (527-2134). Mailing address: CDT, Box 625, Bismarck, ND. 58502
 
Newsletter
                  May 2012   
 
 
Next Meeting
The next meeting is scheduled for Friday, June 8th at Dean's Steakhouse on the Strip.  Dinner at 6:00 and meeting at 7:00PM.
 Upcoming Events 
Acres of Iron Saturday, May 19th Mandan 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Roughrider Chevrolet Association Car Show, Sunday, May 20th Bismarck Elks Club            11am to 3pm.
Devils Run, Devils Lake, ND June 1-3, 2012 www.greaterdakotaclassics.com
CDT Monthly Meeting Friday, June 8 that Dean's Steakhouse on the Strip.  6:00 PM Dinner 7:00 Meeting
Classtiques Rod Run, June 8-9, 2012 Number 32, Bismarck-Mandan www.classtiques.com
Buggies-N-Blues, Mandan, June 10, 2012 www.buggies-n-blues.org
Cars in the Park, June 22-23.  Glendive, MT  Carshow 9:00 - 4:00 Saturday.
Underwood Midsummer Classic Car Show/parade (line-up @ 11:30)/dance @9pm- 1am), Saturday, July 7th,2012  Underwood, ND 11:30AM to 5:00PM.  Registration at 10:00. Preregistration is $10 or registration on the day of the event is $15.  Car registration includes ticket to the street dance. There is a pulled pork barbeque with a free will donation @ 5pm. Call Brian Skogen 701-315-0798 or Deb Hatzenbuhler 701-442-3571.
July 19-21, 2012: Spearfish Rally  CDT club members have a block of rooms at the First Gold in Deadwood but call to confirm your reservation.  Banquet Saturday night.  As a club we will depart on Thursday. Go to www.blackhillscorvetteclassic.com for information.
July 27-29, 2012: 18th Annual All Corvette Show, Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake, MN. gerrygartner@q.com
Wings "N Wheels, August 17-19, Powell, Wyoming mikedmartin@wildblue.net
CDT Annual Picnic, Sunday September 9, 2012 Jaycee Park
September 13-16, 2012:  Effingham, Illinois Corvette Rally
Annual Christmas Party, Saturday, January 12, 2013 Seven Seas in Mandan
Participation Incentive.
A participation incentive was approved to encourage and reward participation in club events.  Anytime a member and their significant other attends a club function their name will recorded and entered into a grandprize drawing at the end of the year.  This is a fun event and provides an opportunity to reward someone who makes CDT participation a priority!    Last year 3 members were awarded a free 2012 membership and $20.
 Secretary Position Open! 
No candidates surfaced in the recent election for the secretary position.  Chuck and Julie Horter will continue to perform the functions until a member surfaces with the expressed interest to take over the position. Anyone interested in taking on this fun position should contact Val Wangler.
Meeting Minutes
May 11, 2012
Dean's Steakhouse, Mandan, ND
7:00 PM
27 Members present
President Val Wangler opened the meeting by welcoming guests from Underwood, ND who were invited to speak about their upcoming car show scheduled for Saturday, July 7th. 
A motion to approve last months minutes was made by Bruce McCollom and seconded by Jim Scott.  Motion carried. 
Bruce McCollom gave the Treasurer's report and said that the opening balance for the month was $5709.  Two dues were received this past month and a $95 expense was incurred securing a permit for the club picnic in September. Curent account balance is $5671.  There are currently 53 paid members to date.  A motion was made to accept the Treasurer's report.  Motion carried.
President Wangler reminded everybody that CDT name tags were available for purchase from Capitol Trophy.  Glenn Siewert clarified that name tags can be custom designed for C1, C2, C3 etc. models as desired.
President Wangler also mentioned that CDT apparel can be purchased at Shirt Shack with the Club logo and everything can be customized with your own purchased clothing. 
Chuck Horter reported that the Banquet room at the Deadwood Social Club had been secured for Saturday night, July 21st during the Spearfish Rally. More details to follow.
It was mentioned that Ross Haugeberg has done a great job in making arrangements for the Effingham Rally scheduled for September 13-16.  Anyone interested in participating should contact Ross for further details. 
Dr. Stephan Scherer has invited CDT to a garage tour of his classic cars.  A motion was made and carried to have Mary Neigum contact Dr. Scherer about possible dates and times that a tour could be arranged.
Brian Skogen, from Underwood, ND made a presentation about the community's upcoming car show and celebration scheduled for Saturday, July 7th.  Everyone is invited to participate.  See above for more details.
Paul Klemetson updated everyone on the upcoming Buggies N' Blues event.  He said that the club would be staging out of the Capital Credit Union parking lot, gather about 9:15am.  He also stated that in 2017 CDT would be the featured car club for the event.  Bruce McCollom and Darol Hopfauf  volunteered to be a club liasons as Paul will not be available the day of the event. 
A motion was made and carried to modify poles for the CDT banner to make it better for display purposes.  Mike Gunsch said that it would cost about $40 and that he would handle the project. 
It was mentioned that the 18th Annual All Corvette Show at Mystic Lake Casino, Prior Lake, MN is scheduled for July 27-29.
Discussion was held on how to handle donation requests.  A donation to the Ruth Meier's House and Backpacks for Kids were mentioned as a possibility.  A subcommittee was formed consisting of Mary & Jim Scott, Glenn and Mary Siewert, and Gary Stefanovsky to look at donation recommendations. They will bring recommendations back to the club.
Adjourn.
CORVETTE HUMOR
Yesterday, I was at the downtown post office. Now I was only in there for about 5 minutes and when I came out there was a cop writing a parking ticket.
So I went up to him and said, "Hey Dude how about giving a guy a break?"
He simply ignored me and continued writing the ticket.
So, I went off the deep end and called him a pencil necked Nazi.  He then glared at me and started writing another ticket for having bald tires. 
So, I called him a sorry excuse for a human being.  He then finished the second ticket and put it on the car with the first ticket and then he started to write a third ticket!
This went on for about 25 minutes...the more I abused and hurled insults at him, the more tickets he wrote...
But hey, I didn't care.  My Vette was parked around the corner...

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2012 CORVETTES OF DAKOTA TERRITORY EVENT SCHEDULE

DEPART FROM CLARK STATION FOR EVENTS EAST OF THE RIVER AND FROM KUPPERS ON MAIN FOR EVENTS WEST OF THE RIVER
DEPARTURE TIME IS 6:00 P.M. SHARP (UNLESS OTHERWISE LISTED)!!

April
1    Topper Car Show West Fargo (Watch for details.)

May
1    Prairie Knights Casino      854-7777
8    Wilton--Sportsmans           734-6465
12   Garage Tour and Stoney Inn Dinner  Depart from north Walmart @ 2:30pm.      Krebsbach/Zerr Garage Tour @ 4pm.  Dinner @Stoney Inn  with the Minot Club @6pm.
15   New Salem--Sunset           843-7571
22   McClusky--Union Grill     363-2704
29   Washburn--Captains Cabin    462-8383

June
5  -  Main Street Drags –Eat at Jacks 8pm      221-9120
10-  Sunday Buggies and Blues Mandan (Watch website for details.)
12-  Hazelton--Big Joes          782-6221
19-  Wing--Chat and Chew (Mini Buffet)     943-2359
26-  Riverdale--Knights Grill       654-9559

July
3  -  Main Street Drags--Eat at Pizza Ranch Mandan 8pm      667-5400
10 – Linton--Bayside Resort          254-5540
14 - Saturday Picnic--Al and Jean Braun       663-6008
17 – Steele--Veterans Club       475-9470
19-22 Corvette Rally Spearfish SD
24 – Turtle Lake Bev's Cafe (German Food) 448-9470
31 – Flasher--My Place       597-3307

August
7   - ColeHarbor--Harbor Bar        442-3129
11 - Saturday Picnic--Mike and Karen Lalonde      258-7600
14 - Garrison Stoney Inn
21 - Prairie Knights Casino       854-7777
28 - New Salem--Sunset        843-7571

September
4   - Washburn--Captains Cabin       462-8383
9   - Saturday Corvette Picnic Century Avenue
11 – Wilton--Sportsmans          734-6565
18 – Linton--Bayside Resort      254-5540
25 – Lincoln--Black Angus       751-2233

October
2   - Hazelton--Big Joes       782-6221
9   - Bismarck--Carinos        258-5655
16 – Bismarck--Jacks        221-9120
23 – Lincoln--Tumbleweed     223-9271
30 – Mandan--Pizza Ranch     667-5400

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Corvettes of Dakota Territory
1976-2012
President Val Wangler (222-8563): Vice-President Mary Scott (222-8746): Secretary/Newsletter: Chuck & Julie Horter (258-6616):  Treasurer: Bruce McCollom (471 6022): Trustee: Vickie Gunsch (527-2134). Mailing address: CDT, Box 625, Bismarck, ND. 58502
 
Newsletter
               APRIL 2012   
 
 
Next Meeting
The next meeting is scheduled for Friday, May 11 at Dean's Steakhouse on the Strip.  Dinner at 6:00 and meeting at 7:00PM.
 Upcoming Events 
CDT Monthly Meeting at Dean's Steakhouse. May 11th, 6:00 PM Dinner 7:00 PM Meeting
Garrison Garage Tour and Stoney Inn Dinner. Saturday May 12th. 2:30 departure from the North Walmart to attend a garage tour in Garrison hosted by Dean & Connie Krebsbach and Ray & Lisa Zerr at 4:00 PM.  Dinner to follow at 6:00 PM at the Stoney Inn with the Minot Corvette Club.  Corvette Car Show with voting of People's Choice in the Stoney Inn parking lot.
Acres of Iron Saturday, May 19th Mandan 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Roughrider Chevrolet Association Car Show, Sunday, May 20th Bismarck Elks Club.
Devils Run, Devils Lake, ND June 1-3, 2012 www.greaterdakotaclassics.com
Classtiques Rod Run, June 8-9, 2012 Number 32, Bismarck-Mandan www.classtiques.com
Buggies-N-Blues, Mandan, June 10, 2012 www.buggies-n-blues.org
July 19-21, 2012: Spearfish Rally
CDT Annual Picnic, Sunday September 9, 2012 Jaycee Park
September 13-16, 2012:  Effingham, Illinois Corvette Rally
Annual Christmas Party, Saturday, January 12, 2013 Seven Seas in Mandan
Participation Incentive.
A participation incentive was approved to encourage and reward participation in club events.  Anytime a member and their significant other attends a club function their name will recorded and entered into a grandprize drawing at the end of the year.  This is a fun event and provides an opportunity to reward someone who makes CDT participation a priority!    Last year 3 members were awarded a free 2012 membership and $20.
 Secretary Position Open! 
No candidates surfaced in the recent election for the secretary position.  Chuck and Julie Horter will continue to perform the functions until a member surfaces with the expressed interest to take over the position. Anyone interested in taking on this fun position should contact Val Wangler.
Meeting Minutes
April 13, 2012
Dean's Steakhouse, Mandan, ND
7:00 PM
22 Members present
President Val Wangler called the meeting to order and requested approval of the previous months minutes.  Bruce McCollom made a motion to approve the previous months minutes and was seconded by Mike Neigum.  Motion carried. 
Bruce McCollom gave the Treasurer's report and said that last month's balance was $5,649.  He said that two dues payments were received during the month and that the current balance was $5,709.  He said presently their were 52 total members. A motion to approve the Treasurer's report was made by Chuck Horter and seconded by Gary Stefanovsky.
Old Business:
Discussion took place on the development of a new membership form.  No updates were available on this initiative. 
Bruce McCollom reported that he continues to update the website and that he will be putting in updated pictures to make the site more current. 
The Spearfish Rally was discussed and it was reported that the Mainstreet Rally will be held on Friday night.  Chuck Horter said that now this has been established that he would contact the Deadwood Social Club to see if a room was available for the CDT banquet on Saturday night.
New Business:
A brief discussion was held on the invitation received from Dr. Scherr for a tour of his garage.  It was suggested that maybe one of the Bismarck City cruise nights would fit this format. 
President Wangler overviewed the Garage Tour event to be held on Saturday, May 12 in Garrison with hosts Ray & Lisa Zerr and Dean & Connie Krebsbach.  See details in the schedule above. 
Mike Koch overviewed the Tuesday night cruise schedule and no changes were suggested.  Everyone expressed appreciation for the work for done by Mike and Deb Koch with input provided by Pete Weisbeck.
Discussion took place on different locations for a departure site for Tuesday Cruise nights on the east side of the river.  After a brief discussion it was decided that the clark Station was the best venue. A new stop light has provided for better traffic control at that intersection. Kupper on Main in Mandan will continue to be the west of the river departure site.
Chuck Horter encourage club members to participate in the Roughrider Chevy Club Car show scheduled for Sunday, May 20th at the Bismarck Elks Club.
Adjourn.

CORVETTE HUMOR
See attachment.

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 on: March 24, 2012, 10:23:09 AM 
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CDT and Minot CC members will meet Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Stoney End Supper Club (Hwy 37 1 mi. East of Garrison for a joint dinner and parking lot show. CDT Members are invited to a "Garage Social" by Ray & Lisa Zerr and Dean & Connie Krebsbach beginning @ 4 PM. The Stoney End parking lot show will start at 6 PM.
Group departure from North Wall Mart parking lot 2:30pm.

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Corvettes of Dakota Territory
1976-2012
President Val Wangler (222-8563): Vice-President Mary Scott (222-8746): Secretary/Newsletter: Chuck & Julie Horter (258-6616):  Treasurer: Bruce McCollom (471 6022): Trustee: Vickie Gunsch (527-2134). Mailing address: CDT, Box 625, Bismarck, ND. 58502
 
Newsletter
               MARCH 2012   
 
 
Next Meeting
The next meeting is scheduled for Friday, April 13 at Dean's Steakhouse on the Strip.  Dinner at 6:00 and meeting at 7:00PM.
ANNUAL DUES FINAL CALL!!
Annual dues are now being accepted for the new year.  Make sure you get your dues paid by the end of the month so that you are not dropped from the newsletter and membership list.  Annual dues are still $30 and can be mailed to Bruce McCollom at CDT, Box 625, Bismarck, ND 58502.
 Upcoming Events 
Topper's Car Show, Fargo 3-31 & 4-1-2012 www.topperscarclub.com
CDT Monthly Meeting at Dean's Steakhouse. April 13th, 6:00 PM Dinner 7:00 PM Meeting
Primesteel Car Show, Grand Forks April 14-15, 2012 www.primesteelcarclub.com
Roughrider Chevrolet Association Car Show, Sunday, May 20th Bismarck Elks Club.
Devils Run, Devils Lake, ND June 1-3, 2012 www.greaterdakotaclassics.com
Classtiques Rod Run, June 8-9, 2012 Number 32, Bismarck-Mandan www.classtiques.com
Buggies-N-Blues, Mandan, June 10, 2012 www.buggies-n-blues.org
July 19-21, 2012: Spearfish Rally
CDT Annual Picnic, Sunday September 9, 2012 Jaycee Park
September 13-16, 2012:  Effingham, Illinois Corvette Rally
Annual Christmas Party, Saturday, January 12, 2013 Seven Seas in Mandan
Participation Incentive.
A participation incentive was approved to encourage and reward participation in club events.  Anytime a member and their significant other attends a club function their name will recorded and entered into a grandprize drawing at the end of the year.  This is a fun event and provides an opportunity to reward someone who makes CDT participation a priority!    Last year 3 members were awarded a free 2012 membership and $20.
 Secretary Position Open! 
No candidates surfaced in the recent election for the secretary position.  Chuck and Julie Horter will continue to perform the functions until a member surfaces with the expressed interest to take over the position. Anyone interested in taking on this fun position should contact Val Wangler.
Meeting Minutes
Dean's Steakhouse, Mandan, ND
7:00 PM
26 Members present
Meeting was called to order by Vice-President Mary Scott.
A motion was made and minutes were approved from last month's meeting.
Bruce McCollom gave the Treasurer's report.  Starting balance last month was $5335 and presently the CDT fund balance is $5649 with 49 paid members.  A reminder has been sent out to everyone to encourage remaining members to pay their dues.
A motion was made and caried to approve the Tresurer's report.
Glenn Siewert encouraged everyone to contact First Gold in Deadwood to reserve their rooms for the Spearfish Rally.  A list of individuals who have registered was circulated for review.
Mary Scott reported on the Effingham, Illinois Rally and stated that Ross Haugeberg is coordinating the event and assisting with arrangements. 
Bruce McCollom gave an update on the website maintenance initiative and said that he would be working with the website administrator as necessary.  Mike Neigum said that he noticed a few dated topics on the site such as tires for sale which should be removed.  Bruce stated that this would be addressed over the next few weeks.   
Mike Gunsch said that he would be working on a new membership form that could be distributed to prospective members. 
It was reported that the Events Committee was currently checking locations for the various venues for the spring and summer runs.  Al Braun reported that the first run would be the Topper's Car show on April 1 in Fargo. 
Chuck Horter made a motion that a certain amount of club funds should be budgeted for charitable causes.  He made a motion that $1,500 be donated to local charities and that the BSC $500 scholarship contribution be included in this amount with the remaining $1000 to be determined throughout the year.  Motion was seconded and carried.
Mike Neigum said that Dr. Scherr a local endodontist offered to give CDT members a tour of his garage on a pre scheduled Tuesday night.  It was suggested that the Events Committee explore options on this overture.
Chuck Horter mentioned that he had a vehicle fixed at Kupper Chevrolet and recieved excellent service.  In addition to the service he received a large discount on the repair as a result of Chuck and Julie's CDT membership.  He said the discount he received offset the annual dues that would be paid for a number of years to come.  He encouraged everyone to take advantage of Kupper's excellent service and the available discount.
It was discussed that the Club usually meets the Minot Corvette Club the lat week in April.  Contact will be made with the Minot Club to see if there is interest again this year.
Adjourn
CORVETTE HUMOR
"What's Worse Than..."
An exterminator in a Beetle
A call-girl in an Escort
A spiritualist in an Aurora
A proctologist in a Probe
An orator in a Civic
A country singer in a Neon
An orchestra conductor in a Prelude


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 on: February 25, 2012, 05:10:44 PM 
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Corvettes of Dakota Territory
1976-2012
President Val Wangler (222-8563): Vice-President Mary Scott (222-8746): Secretary/Newsletter: Chuck & Julie Horter (258-6616):  Treasurer: Bruce McCollom (471 6022): Trustee: Vickie Gunsch (527-2134). Mailing address: CDT, Box 625, Bismarck, ND. 58502
 
Newsletter
               FEBRUARY 2012   
 
 
Next Meeting
The next meeting is scheduled for Friday, March 9 at Dean's Steakhouse on the Strip.  Dinner at 6:00 and meeting at 7:00PM.
ANNUAL DUES
Annual dues are now being accepted for the new year.  Make sure you get your dues paid by the end of the month so that you are not dropped from the newsletter and membership list.  Annual dues are still $30 and can be mailed to Bruce McCollum at CDT, Box 625, Bismarck, ND 58502.
 Upcoming Events 
Friday, March 9, 2012 Monthly meeting.  Social 6:00 PM Meeting 7:00 PM
Topper's Car Show, Fargo 3-31 & 4-1-2012 www.topperscarclub.com
Primesteel Car Show, Grand Forks April 14-15, 2012 www.primesteelcarclub.com
Roughrider Chevrolet Association Car Show, Sunday, May 20th Bismarck Elks Club.
Devils Run, Devils Lake, ND June 1-3, 2012 www.greaterdakotaclassics.com
Classtiques Rod Run, June 8-9, 2012 Number 32, Bismarck-Mandan www.classtiques.com
Buggies-N-Blues, Mandan, June 10, 2012 www.buggies-n-blues.org
July 19-21, 2012: Spearfish Rally
CDT Annual Picnic, Sunday September 9, 2012 Jaycee Park
September 13-16, 2012:  Effingham, Illinois Corvette Rally
Annual Christmas Party, Saturday, January 12, 2013 Seven Seas in Mandan
Participation Incentive.
A participation incentive was approved to encourage and reward participation in club events.  Anytime a member and their significant other attends a club function their name will recorded and entered into a grandprize drawing at the end of the year.  This is a fun event and provides an opportunity to reward someone who makes CDT participation a priority!   
Meeting Minutes:
 
Secretary Position Open! 
No candidates surfaced in the recent election for the secretary position.  Chuck and Julie Horter will continue to perform the functions until a member surfaces with the expressed interest to take over the position. Anyone interested in taking on this fun position should contact Val Wangler.
Meeting Minutes
Dean's Steakhouse, Mandan, ND
7:00 PM
18 Members present
Meeting was called to order by President Val Wangler. 
Minutes were read and Mike Lalonde moved for approval, seconded by Bruce McCollum.
Treasurer's report: Starting balance was $5,088.  Ending balance stands at $5,335.  To date their are 41 paid members.  Gary Stefanovsky moved for approval, seconded by Mike Lalonde. 
Old Business:  Glen Siewert reported that 20 rooms have been reserved at $105 per night for the Spearfish Rally in July.
 Effingham Rally was discussed for September 13-16, 2012.  Vicki Gunsch reported that there is a problem in finding availalbe rooms but that she is still looking.
The Christmas party was a great event this year with 48 plates being served.  Next years party has been set for Saturday, January 12, 2013 at the Seven Seas.  Thee is a possiblity that we may move into a larger room. 
Secretary position is still open.  The webmaster portion of the position has been taken on by Bruce McCollom.
New Business:
Bruce McCollom demonstrated how to use the CDT Website home page.  Mike Neigum made a motion to allow Bruce the latitude to make appropriate changes, such as updating photos, etc, with Jamie Wetch's help as needed.  Motion was seconded by Mike Lalonde and approved. 
Discussion was hold on making up packets, etc. to pass out to prospective new members.  Mike Gunsch will develop a brochure for the CDT club with an application form, information, and photos.
An event planning committee was formed for the upcoming year to be chaired by Mike Koch with Al Braun, Mike Lalonde, Gary Stefanovsky and Pete Weisbeck assisting.  A meeting will be planned at their convenience. 
There was consensus to contnue the participation incentives as before.
Val Wangler presented Mike Lalonde with a past president's award as provided by Bruce & Irene McCollom.
Al Braun mentioned the Topper's Car Show in Fargo on 3-31 & 4-1-12 (See schedule of events).
Bruce McCollom moved to adjourn and seconded by Mike Neigum.
Corvette Humor
"What's Worse Than..."
A pyromaniac In a Blazer?
A barber in a Seville?
A seamstress in a Dart?
An insurance adjuster in an Acclaim?
A construction worker in a Bobcat?
A creature in a black Laguna?
A theatre manager in a Marquis?
An astronomer in an Eclipse?



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