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Thursday, December 30, 2010

Happy New Year 2011 to all Corvetters

Have a safe and Happy New Years from River Valley Vettes.
Posted by Tom Hiltz aka redvette

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Merry Christmas 2010

Sunday, December 12, 2010

River Valley Vettes Wine & Cheese Party 2010

Once again it was time for River Valley Vettes to have the annual "Wine and Cheese Party"and again Kevin and Bonnie Douglas opened up their lovely home to RVV members. A great turnout on Saturday night with lots of laughs and chatter and even a proposal by one of the members. Check out the pictures to see who !!!!!!!! Kelly Kelly did a wonderful job of pulling everything together ! Again I'd like to thank the Douglas's on behalf of RVV members for opening up their beautiful home. Now if we could only get some club executives for this up coming corvette season , things would be better ! It would be a sin to see such a great club go down the tubes !
For a slideshow of the evening click on the link below ! 
Wine & Cheese Slideshow
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Monday, November 8, 2010

John Thompson Mystery Run 2010

John Thompson’s Mystery Run
• When John Thompson announced that he was organizing a mystery run, you could feel the excitement bubbling through River Valley Vettes-almost overwhelming ! Everyone was excited about the ‘run but, when it was announced that a free steak dinner with all the fixings was included, well, - you can just imagine !
• Fun, Food and Corvetting – and it was all going to happen on October 24th, 2010.
• Sunday, the 24th was a beautiful warm and sunny fall day. We(KK and PP) met, at O’Leary’s, with the other corvetters-Ron & Anne,Peter & Marilyn,Danny & Karen,Alfred & Linda,Tom & Lois,Vern& Julia,Malcolm & Simone. There was also a ‘non-corvetting couple – Bob and Joanne
• When John met us, he was armed with instruction sheets and and carefully timed us as we left the parking area every three minutes. We had been told in advance that a digital camera was a necessity. Unfortunately for the couple in the C3, nobody mentioned that answers were in both miles and/or kilometers ! Being as sharp as they are, Danny and Karen were able to do the much needed calculations to change miles into kilometers.
• Leaving the parking lot presented the first problem – where is Bishop Drive ? We heard that having a GPS helped in many instances. It was obvious when we walked into the Riverside Inn that many had been there before us – we didn’t ask the question ‘re # of rooms at the Inn and we did not even plan to ask for an Alpine can.....but she told us !! Along the route, we discovered that digitals are not always ‘instant when you push the shutter button-especially if they are on the wrong setting. That resulted in us having a few ‘back bumpers of corvettes we had met !We also found that it doesn’t take ‘MUCH to impress people......(unlike the writer and navigator) We had lovely conversation with the man at St Mary’s gas bar...he would not stop talking-I think that is partly why we were last arriving at our destination;of course, our 10 or 15 minutes talking with what ‘impressed us the most might have added to our time delay.
• At this point, perhaps it is time to mention the infamous ‘always lost Bob has lost his title to Tom and Lois. Not sure if Bob has improved or if he just has a good GPS and navigator. Not sure what to say about Tom and Lois .
• Although I think we were all winners, there was one car (NOT even a vette) that took top honours – Bob and Joanne. Word is out re a committee being formed to challenge the win;something to do with a rock that wasn’t quite ‘legal. ))) They might be asked to return their prize for first place.(by the way, their prize was a beautiful steak bbq with all the fixings prepared by John, Pauline and our bear-making friend,Donna)
• The weather, the mystery run,the final destination and dinner were all wonderful – a big thanks to John, Pauline and Donna. By the way, I am sooooooooooo happy to know where Highway 635 South is !
Almost forgot to mention, everyone else got the same prize as the ‘winners !
For a slideshow of the day click on the link below !
Mystery Run
Written by Kelly Kelly and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )
Winners Again in Florida
• After putting in a
winning performance on John Thompson's Mystery Run just before coming to
Florida, we participated in the Joshua House Rallye today in the St.
Petersburg peninsula. John's run was the primer that we needed to win the
rallye today organized by Bay Area Corvette Club. This rallye is organized
to support Joshua House Foundation, Inc., an organization that tends to
abused children in the Tampa Bay area. They collected a truck load of toys
for the deserving kids for Christmas. Joanne and I were the winners. It
was our first run with The Tampa Bay Posse. Joanne and I are pictured above with
the truck load of toys at the end of the rallye. There is also a picture of
Joanne wearing the colours of our new club and there is a picture of one of
the gals wearing a Corvette Fever shirt with a remedy for the fever.
Weather was perfect when we first came down....90 degrees but this
weekend brought a severe cold front (for which I have taken the abuse, as
everyone says it's a Canadian cold front brought down by the Canadian!).
It's supposed to warm up this week.
Enjoying Florida. Just wanted to pass along the news and thank John
Thompson for the experience at his run. That's two in a row.
Written by Bob Cromwell and Joanne and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Corvettes at Fred's Fall Frolics 2010

Saturday ,Oct 9th was Fred Howland's Fall Frolics and RVV members made the run to Belleisles to help Fred raise money for Breast Cancer. The day was a little cool but had a great turnout with corvettes , hot rods ,antiques and you name it ,it was there, from all over. Fred always puts on a great show and this year was no exception ! The cause was a worthy one and everyone had a good time . RVV members attending were Lois Hiltz and myself ,Vernon and Julia Patriquin , Danny Calhoun, Mac MacDonald, Kelly Kelly, Peter Wood and Jim and Fran Good.
For a slideshow of the event , click on the link below !
Click here
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Stanley Show and Shine 2010

Sunday turned out to be a nice day to drive to Stanley's first Show and Shine for a few RVV members. Lots of great looking rides and of course some corvettes ! John Garwood lead the way followed by Tom and Lois Hiltz , Vernon and Julia Patriquin ,Harley, Tanner and Pat Smearer,
Sam and Kathy Dow. Charles Gormley arrived shortly before us and later to arrive were Rick Kelly and his daughter and Ron and Anne Gould.Vernon and I stopped off at the Garwoods on the way home to see his latest toy........a 10' projection tv in his newly renovated basement. Boys, Hockey Night in Canada would be some cool on that puppy !
For pictures of Stanley click on the link below !
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Monday, September 13, 2010

Oleary's Pontiac Buick GMC Show and Shine

Saturday, Sept 9th looks like the weather is going to be great for Oleary's to have a Show and Shine from 9:00-3:00 at their location on the Hanwell Road ! So shine up your cars and head over to support RVV's new sponsor.
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette)

For pictures from Oleary's Show & Shine click on link below !

Friday, September 10, 2010

Jemseg Show and Shine 2010

Saturday , August 28th ,the Jemseg Lions Club sponsored a show and shine !A beautiful warm summer day saw Tom and Lois Hiltz drive to Jemseg where we met up with Harley and Pat Smearer and Mac MacDonald. Later to arrive was JohnPatisson with his C6 roadster ! A free breakfast put on by the Lions Club and some great prizes topped the day . Malcom MacDonald faired quite well cleaning up on several prizes including 2 adirondac chairs and table. After the show , John Patisson , Lois and me followed Harley and Pat around Grand Lake for a beautiful drive stopping along the way for an ice cream.We then went to the Smearer's for a BBQ and some beverages !A great day and a fun time with some good friends !!
A few pictures can be viewed by clicking on the link below !
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Monday, August 23, 2010

Weekend in St Andrews,NB

River Valley Vette members Tom and Lois Hiltz ,Kelly Kelly with friend Linda MacDonald , HDK and Harley , Pat Smearer with Tanner their dog headed for St Andrews to spend a weekend with vettes from NS, PEI, NB and USA. It turned out to be a beautiful weekend weather wise and meant lots of corvette friends. Peter and Marilyn Wood were already down there camping with their trailor and Lois and I stayed in Harley and Pat's motorhome in the same camping site !John and Jean Johnston joined us all Saturday morning .
For pictures of the weekend , click on the link below !
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Monday, August 16, 2010

RVV members at Harvey Days 2010

Members of River Valley Vettes attended the Harvey Days functions on the weekend and weather was perfect ! Nine corvettes from the club had a great day at the car show , barbeque and parade. Charles Gormley from Minto , Danny and Karen Calhoun from Woodstock, Ron and Anne Gould , Arnie Adams, Malcom and Simone MacDonald , Vernon and Julia Patriquin , John and Dawn Garwood , Jerome Conners and Peter and Marilyn Wood are among the paticipants.I'd like to thank John Garwood for sending me the pictures of the event. I couldn't make it as I had to replace the starter on my vette !
For some pics of the day , click on the link below !
Pictures supplied by John Garwood and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Thursday, August 12, 2010

RVV members & friends go Tubing on the Nashwaak River

Sunday, August 8th, a group of corvetters and non corvetters hit the Nashwaak River for a leisurely afternoon of tubing ! Getting parked, registering and paying along with 'picking out a tube came first. So funny the way we each picked through them as if we knew one was really better than the other...well, we were 'almost professional ' that really a word ??
We were transported to the river in a van hauling OUR specially picked tubes.....some old regular truck tubes and some new and fancy blue tubes with bottoms to sit our bottoms in...HONEST ! Of course there were the really important ones, as well -the 'cooler tubes ! Some had more horsepower than others.....some were built closer to the ground or rocks in water...perhaps that depended on the weight the tube was carrying...some were more prone to fetching up on a rock...some tubers were in 'warm water most of the trip - this depended on the number and proximity of, tubers ahead of them....

We did a bit of river clean-up. We sipped cold drinks...if close enough to a cooler tube. We expressed pride in Lois...not a swimmer and not very excited about water, Lois did get on a tube and 'let Tom haul her down the Nashwaak !! And, what was his 'comment ??? He was wearing out and had to give up hauling his cooler tube !!! We got into the river at approximately 1:30...arrived at what shd have been the end of the 1 1/2 hour float , three hours later.... few scraped arms, a few strange looking stains on shirts, potential for sunburns,etc etc etc.

.............some tubers were fast, some slow, one had a steering stick, four tied themselves together to keep from drowning or going too fast, one kept falling asleep, one saved KK by throwing her a beer at a crucial moment,one was exhausted from hauling dead weight ???:))) Two were looking for fish and wondering if the trip would be much longer, and a couple just quietly tubed along enjoying all that was happening around them.

We headed to Kelly and Leigh's place where Leigh was eagerly awaiting our arrival...yes, he was EAGERLY awaiting our arrival !!!. Corn, mussels, ice cream cake were all on the menu ...Tables were 'set/chairs were out....Leigh was the ultimate host.........just then Gloria and Arnie arrived.....without toilet paper....(long story...ask Arnie about that)

We had LOTS of fun and food..It was really a fun time and I wish we had been able to share it with others-perhaps other clubs ! Thanks to Pauline, Linda, Lindsay, Cheryl and Gail for joining the corvetters, Rick,the Patriquins, the Calhouns, , the Johnstons , the Hiltz('s) and KK---
We all made it from point 'A to point B safely and none the worse for wear ! All comments are welcome about the day !!! Was my first tubing experience..hopefully, not my last ! I now know some things that we could do to make it even better...will tell you that NEXT time we go tubing.................
For pictures of the event , click on the link below !
Written by Kelly Kelly and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

CSNB Show & Shine 2010

Three cars from the River Valley Vettes made the way to St John Saturday morning to the annual Corvettes of Southern New Brunswick Show and Shine ! Vernon and Julia Patriquin, Kelly Kelly and HDK and Tom and Lois Hiltz all met up and headed off to the port city. Weather was great and everyone had a great time. Kelly Kelly came first in her class with her beautiful red 2002 roadster. Maybe those brownies paid off after all. All pictures of the winners and of the day can be found by clicking on the link below !
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )
Thanks to Kelly for the use of some her photos also !

Thursday, July 29, 2010

St Martin's Show & Shine 2010

Saturday July 24th was St Martin's annual Show and Shine and the weather couldn't be more perfect ! Members of River Valley Vettes met up with Fred Godwin and CSNB members in St John and travelled on into St Martins.Attending the event from RVV were John and Jean Johnston, Kelly Kelly, Pat and Harley Smearer , Vernon and Julia Patriquin and Tom and Lois Hiltz. Other members that we met down there were Jim Good, Bob Cromwell and Kevin Douglas.Thanks to Kelly for some of the pictures !
For pictures of the event click on the link below !
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette)

Monday, July 12, 2010

2010 Atlantic Nationals in Moncton

The 2010 Atlantic Nationals (10th annual) car show is over for another year and I'd have to say another huge success ! I left with Ron Gould to go down on Friday morning and met up with several other RVV members who were down there ! Friday at noon we met with 19 other corvettes from all over and left for Cap-Pele' for a Seafood dinner .Friday night ,downtown Moncton was filled with a mulitude of cars and trucks to view and Donny and the Monarch's entertained the public ! Saturday morning , on to Centennial Park for the show ! Thousands of people ,some great cars , trucks and beautiful weather was in store for rest of the day.
After the show , supper was planned at the Moncton Dart Club and then on to the Colliseum for the dance !
A list of the corvette winners is posted below and below that is a slideshow of the winners !
Click on the link below for pictures of the event !
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

2010 Moncton Corvette Show Winners

1....53-62....Brian Harper......also won people's club affiliation......1960 yello conv..
2....63-67....Harvey Mac Ausland , Nova Scotia C.C. ......1965 SILVER COUPE
3....68-77....Allan club affiliation.....................................1969 red coupe
4....78-82....Edmund Colette..........Greater Moncton....................................1979 beige coupe
5....84-89....Roma club affiliation.....................................1985 red coupe
6....90-96....Steve club affiliation.....................................1995 white coupe
7....97-04.coupe....Gerry Warren ....Greater Moncton....................................2003 red coupe
8....97-04 conv.......Kelly Kelly .......River Valley...........................................2002 red conv
9....O5-10 ALL......Leon Caissie .....Greater Moncton....................................2009 ZO6--GT1 YELLOW COUPE
10 ..Club Participation Nova Scotia Corvette Club................
two, Atlantic Nationals 10th ann. award / Greater Moncton Corvette Club.. given to deserving corvetters...
1 Debbie and Brian Palmer
2..Wornick Price

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Minto Coal Mining Festival Parade 2010

Members of River Valley Vettes travelled to Douglas Harbour for an early morning breakfast and then on to Minto to participate in the annual Minto Coal Mining Festival Parade. Harley and Pat Smearer, Sam and Kathy Dow ,Ron and Anne Gould , Malcom MacDonald, Vernon and Julia Patriquin , John and Jean Johnston and Tom and Lois Hiltz joined by a Minto C3 owner ,all joined in the parade on Saturday July 3rd. Weather was great and I think all of Minto and surrounding areas came out to line the street to watch the parade. After RVV members went back to Sam and Kathy Dow's cottage on Grand Lake where Sam treated us all to a great BBQ of hot dogs and hamburgers!
For pictures of the event click on the link below !
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Oromocto Canada Day Parade 2010

Six corvettes from River Valley Vettes were in Oromocto Thursday, July 1st to lead the Canada Day Parade.Terry Blackburn and his C3 "Legend", Vernon Patriquin with his black C4 coupe, Sam Dow and his pewter C5 coupe, Malcom MacDonald and his C5 black roadster, John Johnston and his red C6 coupe, Kelly Kelly and her red C5 roadster and Tom Hiltz and his silver C5 coupe. Weather was great and after the parade , participants all went to my place for a Canada Day BBQ .Thanks to my wife ,Lois for taking the picures !!
For pictures of the event , click on the link below !
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Sunday, June 27, 2010

RVV Meet & Greet 2010

Fun time at the Fredericton Golf Cub for this years "Meet & Greet". Poker Night was a hit as everyone loves to gamble !
For a slideshow of the night click on the link below !
click here 
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

River Valley Vettes Fiberglass Alley 2010

The 19th Fiberglass Alley Corvette Show and Shine was held in Fredericton during the weekend and the weather couldn't have been any better ! Cars from all over the Maritimes and parts of the USA travelled to the capital city for a fun filled weekend and were not disappointed with the host RVV Club's entertainment ! Things started off Friday night with a "meet and greet" at the Golf Club on the Golf Club Road with a BBQ and Casino Night, which seemed to be quite a hit and fun-filled .
Saturday the show and Shine saw around 67 cars line up in back of Officers Square to be viewed by the public. Saturday night a buffet and more entertainment was in store back at the Golf Club ! I like to thank Kelly Kelly on behalf of RVV members for doing another great job in bringing everything together and having a great weekend !
For pictures of the weekend , click on the link below !
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Sunday, June 13, 2010

RVV member weds

Friday night River Valley Vette members were invited to Kevin Douglass`s wedding dance at the Fredericton Legion. A great time was had by all and a great band fron Minto, The Doug McNeil Band supplied the entertainment .
For pictures of the evening ,click on the link below !
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Bar Harbor Tour 2010

Last weekend Vettes of Coastal Maine had their annual Show and Shine in Bar Harbor. A little rain never stopped corvetters from all over from having fun.Kelly Kelly and Harleigh as well as Jim Hamilton from River Valley Vettes made the tour this year and according to KK , it was a great time ! Click on the link below for more pictures !
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Monday, June 7, 2010

O’Leary Buick GMC Ltd. major sponsor for RVV

O’Leary Buick GMC Ltd is the major sponsor of the River Valley Vettes Corvette Club. Aubrey Ward, O’Leary’s General Manager, presented a $1,000 cheque to John Johnston, Secretary of the RVV club. The club provides support to its chosen charity, the Canadian Diabetes Association’s Camp Dia-best (New Brunswick) at Grand Lake.

Written by John Johnston and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Thursday, June 3, 2010

RVV Registration Form

Above is the form for the 2010 registration of Fiberglass Alley.
Just click on to download file .

Posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Corvettes in Petitcodiac

Last weekend 15 corvettes from the Moncton Club , 11 from the St John Club and only 1 car from River Valley Vettes made a run and BBQ to Petitcodiac and then on to Corn Hill Nursery. The RVV members participating in the event were Vernon and Julia Patriquin. I'd like to thank Moncton's president Bob Surrette for sending me some pictures highlighting the event ! Above is a collage of the pics.............Click on picture to enlarge !
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka (redvette )

Monday, May 24, 2010

Robin's Inn ,sponsor of RVV

Pictured here in front of Robin's Inn , one River Valley Vettes sponsors is Vernon's C4 and my C5 coupe. Owner of the Inn is a big car guy and a collector of Nascar.Robins's Inn is located just off the highway at the Nevers Road overpass and across from the Blue Canoe Irving BigStop in Lincoln."Spend a Night, Not a Fortune "
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka redvette

Monday, May 17, 2010

Blow Off the Dust Run 2010

Sunday, May 16th, RVV members got together for the first time this year to blow some dust off the cars after a long winter.Vernon and Julia Patriquin, Arnie and Gloria Adams, John and Jean Johnston, Mac and Simone MacDonald , John and Pauline Thompson ,Peter and Marilyn Wood, Kelly Kelly ,Tom and Lois Hiltz and John and Dawn Garwood were the RVV members with their cars.Ron and Anne Gould brought their buick as they had friends from Montreal accompany them ,and Ron couldn't squeeze the four of them in his roadster ! Nice to see Donna McMicking from PEI as well ! The day included a very interesting tour of the old McAdam Train Station followed by a great BBQ hosted by Gloria and Arnie Adams. I'd like to thank Gloria and Arnie on behalf of the RVV club for opening up their home and putting up with us all ! Hope to see more members out on our next run !
For pictures of the day , click on the link below !
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka redvette

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Capital City Auto Show

Capital City Auto Show in support of the REMAX Relay for Life:
Facebook Event:!/...1894906&ref=mf
Date: Saturday, May 15, 2010
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Remax Group 4 Realty
Street: 311 St Marys street
City/Town: Fredericton, NB

Come out to support a Great Cause, and look at some of the Capital regions Greatest cars, trucks, and bikes!!!!
Got a Car truck or Bike? bring it in and put it in the show, be a part of this Great Charity Event!!! Going to be judging in the following classes, Import, Domestic, Classic, Muscle, 4x4, and Motorcycle. Trophies awarded for Best in show!!! EVERYONE WELCOME!!!
$5.00 Minimum Donation Entry fee per vehicle!
Judges will have knowledge of all types of cars.
General admission is just a Donation towards the Relay!!
Guaranteed to have a good time, lots of people, lots of cars, and lots of fun!
Barbeque on site hot dogs hamburgers pop and chips. ALL proceeds going towards The Relay!!!
For more information on the show and pre registration visit:
Contact by phone:
470-3881 ask for Brent
Contact by Email:
All donations are directly to charity
Bring your car! Bring your friends! Bring your kids! and have some fun, at the First ever Capital City Auto Show in support of the REMAX Relay for life!!!! So everyone lets get out and meet and greet. And let the summer months come
Posted by Tom Hiltz ( aka redvette )

Thursday, April 8, 2010

RVV members still in Florida

RVV members still in Florida ! They're missing the great early Spring here in the Maritimes ! Lower right ,HDK seems to like sitting in a corvette whether it's in Florida or the Maritimes, doesn't matter !
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Sunday, February 28, 2010

River Valley Vettes 2010 Bowling Challenge

Saturday Feb 27th saw representatives from all 4 Maritime Corvette clubs come together in the annual bowling challenge at Kingswood in Fredericton. Nice to see Brian & Debbie Palmer from Nova Scotia make it as well as members from St John and Moncton clubs. High score went to Ron Gould who certainly helped the host team , RVV club pull off the victory. Trophy will remain in Fredericton till next year when we await another challenge.
Pictures of the afternoon can be seen by clicking on the link below !
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Fiberglass Alley 2010

River Valley Vettes New Brunswick wish to inform you that we will be hosting our Annual Event Fiberglass Alley 2010 from June 18th to June FREDERICTON, New Brunswick.

As in the past, Friday evening will be an evening of fun –starting out with a Casino night and BBQ....... prizes to be won. RVV will ‘bankroll your evening by providing a few hundred dollars when you arrive at our ‘casino !!

On Saturday, June 19th, our car show will be held downtown-further details to follow!

Saturday evening –there will be food, a professional entertainer and dancing (if you choose)

More Details and our registration form will follow within a couple weeks. As with past RVV events, we will provide a background where you can have a lot of fun and meet old friends.....hopefully, you will meet some new ones !

We look forward to seeing you and our members are looking forward to being your hosts !.......Circle our date on your calendar and pass the word to all Corvetters !

vettingly yours,

Kelly Kelly – 506 461-9261

Written by Kelly Kelly and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Corvettes of Southern NB Wine & Cheese Party 2010

Friday night members from River Valley Vettes travelled to St John to CSNB's annual Wine and Cheese Party. It was held at Brett's Olds Chevrolet Dealer which was taken over by Ian Brett.
RVV members who made the party were : Kelly and Leigh Kelly ,Ron and Anne Gould ,Tom and Lois Hiltz , John and Jean Johnston , Peter and Marilyn Wood and Vernon and Julia Patriquin.
There , St John's president Raymond Cromwell was presented a $1000.00 check from their sponser Brett's Chevrolet Olds and Mrs OBrien was presented with a Lifetime Membership to the club. On behalf of RVV ,I'd like to thank CSNB as well as Ian Brett for a very entertaining evening.
For pictures of the evening click on the link below !
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Sunday, February 7, 2010

RVV members with Florida's Suncoast members

In this picture River Valley Vette members dine out with Suncoast Vette members in Florida .Seems to me they do an awful lot of eating down there, trying to stay warm I guess !
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Bob Cromwell with Jimmy Flynn

Corvette Bob in Florida socializing with a fisherman from home
(Newfoundland) Jimmy Flynn who was visiting Florida for the Snowbird
Extravaganza. Pictures were taken at the Wagon Wheel Flea Market on

I'd like to thank Bob Cromwell for sending me these photos !
Posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Terry Terris's Florida Birthday Party

Terry Terris celebrating his birthday (Sunday January 24th) in
Florida at Sunset Palms. There were a number of River Valley Vette members
present. Ask Terry about his new Victoria's Secret image.
Posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Bob at NCRS in Old Town ,Florida

First picture is Bob and Ben Labaree at NCRS in Old Town, Florida. Ben is
still actively seeking donations for breast cancer research.
Second and third pictures should be looked at closely. Earl's Rat
Rod....just look at this piece of antique automotive engineering :)))) It
actually drove to the event. That's Earl in the second picture beside the
driver's door. Check out the trumpet on the driver's side and the advanced
technology over the carburetor.
Posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Kevin's project car

Kevin's project car. 1954 Corvette under restoration.....a little
more work to do. And a second one which requires a little work as well.
Taken at NCRS on Saturday January 23rd, 2010.
Posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

Saturday, January 23, 2010

RVV Members in Florida

RVV members in Florida are not outside playing in the sun but huddled inside where it's warm due to the cold Canadian air we sent them !Here ,top photo, Bob Cromwell with Terry and Heather Terris enjoy a meal out !Bottom left ,Bill Brown and friend and to the right ,Bob again with friend! I believe the weather has warmed up in the south finally and business as usual !!!!
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( Redvette )

Sunday, January 17, 2010

RVV 2010 After Xmas Xmas Party

River Valley Vette members all gathered at Rick Kelly's home on Saturday night for the annual "After Xmas Xmas Party".Nice to see so many members all gather and socialize during the winter while we all wait for warmer weather to get our cars out ! Nice to see Bob & Janice Surrette and Roger & Angie Bourgeoise from the Moncton Corvette Club as well ! Our new club executives was announced Saturday night ..........President-Vernon Patriquin, Secretary- John Johnston, and Treasurer- John Garwood . Vice President is still up for grabs , so if anyone is interested in filling the shoes , contact one of the club executives ! I'd like to thank John and Dawn Garwood for organizing the games and for Rick Kelly for opening up his home . Great turnout ! By the way Dawn and John..........that lasagna looked some good ,if that's any consolation ! Next event will be the Bowlling challenge(to be announced later )
For pictures of the party click on the link below !
Written and posted by Tom Hiltz aka ( redvette )

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