Club Pictures

5-18 Tunnel Hill, Fast Edd’s, Chocolate factory


April 20th, 2024 Federated Cars & Coffee. In the day’s events 16 Corvettes, 1 TransAm, 1 Camero, and 27 people particpated.
After the Cruise-In We headed to McLeansboro, IL.
We arrived at Deep South BBQ
4-20-2024 Great Dinner! _____________________________________________________________________________

April 14, 2024 Southern Illinois Corvette Club Cruise to the Paducah Dogwood Trail
Thirteen members and seven Corvettes participated.
Pizza buffet, fresh salad bar, and dessert pizzas at Pizza Inn in Paducah. Delicious!
A beautiful setting at Nobel Park.
Stopped for a view of the Ohio River with the twin span tied-arch bridge on Interstate 24 in the background.
The final stop at the scenic overlook at Buncomb, IL.___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 21, 2024 Club meeting at Sergio’s in Herrin
Twenty four attending _________________________________________________________________________________
March 16, 2024 Southern Illinois Corvette Club St. Patricks Day dinner at the Anchor Grille in Sesser, IL.
Twenty two members attending.
The Club had a great time and enjoyed St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef & Cabbage along with their full menu.__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
The Club had a Sweet Valentine Dinner at The W in DuQuoin, IL with 14 members participating!_______________________________________________________________________________________
December 2023 Laying of the Wreaths at Mounds National Cemetery.

December 16th, 2023 A Suprise Party!
12/ 2/23 Club Christmas celebration at Texas Roadhouse with a fun gift exchange game.
November 28th, 2023 Corvette Santa’s Senior Angel Tree sleigh all loaded up for delivery!
Southern Illinois Corvette Club filling Senior Angel Tree requests.____________________________________________________________________________________________________

November 26th, 2023 Corvettes in the Very Merry Marion Christmas Parade.
Club member Brandon’s Marion Bikes float. ET phone home.
Parade Horse Power._____________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 11, 2023 celebrating Veterans day at Texas Roadhouse
21 members attended
November 2nd, 2023 The Club had their Thankgiving celebration/ November meeting at the Turn restaurant in Marion, IL.
Thirty in attendance.
October, 21st, 2023 The Southern Illinois Corvette Club begin a cruise to the War Time Museum in Evansville, IN.
We arrive at the museum.
Our tour guide Mark explains the Evansville manufacturers of products for the war such as the bubble turret for fighter planes.
Navy Bi-Plane
Steve, Tom H., Nancy, Tom C., Larry, Alison, Kevin, Linda, and Brenda.
We watched a Sherman tank rumble across the field.
Mark told us a General probably rode in this.
We finished the day off with a great supper at Morello’s. Tom and Nancy led the cruise…..great job……thanks!_____________________________________________________________________________________________
September 23, 2023 Southern Illinois Corvette Club Fall Cookout.
Nineteen in attendance.
I wonder what they’re stirring up in that caldron?
Trying the kettle korn.
Ron found the pie!
A really nice evening!__________________________________________________________________________________________________
September 9, 2023 Veteran’s On Parade
September 1st, 2023 Southern Illinois Corvette Club/ Krispy Kreme Cruise-In
Twenty seven cars of which 14 were Corvettes.
Twenty can goods collected. Thank you for donating.
Donuts and coffee for participants. Thank you Krispy Kreme and Black Diamond.
Seventy five dollars collected for the Senior Angel Tree from the raffle tickets. Thank you everyone for participating.
August 19th, 2023 River to River All Corvette Car Show
Dennis presenting Brenda with the C-5 trophy.
Dennis presenting Tom with the C-8 trophy.
Seventy Five Corvettes!
August 17th, 2023 Club meeting at Bennie’s in Marion. Twenty four members and one guest attending.
August 4th, 2023 Southern Illinois Corvette Club/ Krispy Kreme Cruise-In. Thank you VP Ron for the pictures.
July 22, 2023 Cars & Coffee Cruise-In at Federated Auto Parts in Marion, IL.
Federated Auto provided coffee and donuts. Thank you Federated!
Twenty one members and 14 Corvettes.
We also celebrated Brenda’s Birthday with CCC…..Cards & Coconut Cream!
After pie, we enjoyed a nice BBQ lunch! 🙂 _________________________________________________________________________
July 20th, 2023 Club meeting at La Fiesta in Marion. Twenty nine in attendance.__________________________________________________________________________________________________
July 15th, 2023 Southern Illinois Corvette Club cruised to Firefly Grill & Farm in Effingham. Then onto Mid America Motorworks.
Ten Corvettes and 18 people participated.
A very nice dining room overlooking the lake. Jack, Jerry, Tom, Alison, Larry, Jeff, Audrey, Brandon, Krisha, Christie, J.J., Gary, Connie, Stewart, Terra, Brenda, Linda, & Kevin.
We arrived at Mid America, 2800 N 3rd St. Effingham, IL.
Mid America is home to the Corvette Funfest which is September 14-16, 2023.
Displays in the “My Garage” corvette musuem at Mid America Motorworks.
We met and visited with Mike Yager who started Mid America Motorworks….one of the world’s largest supplier of parts and accessories for Corvettes and is in the Corvette Hall of Fame._____________________________________________________________________________
July 7th, 2023 Southern Illinois Corvette Club/ Krispy Kreme Crusie-In.
Special guest Jeff Wisely played the Star-Spangled Banner while Cliff held Old Glory.
Black Rose….unique color.
Thirty cars registered.
Twenty six can goods donated. Thank you everyone.
One hundred dollars raised in the Senior Angel Tree raffle. Thank you everyone.
Participants enjoyed a donut & coffee. Thank you Krispy Kreme!
_Awesome Cruise-In. Thanks to Black Diamond Harley Davidson for the raffle prizes!_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
June 11th, 2023 The Club gathered to begin the trip to Bowling Green.
Nine Corvettes and 1 truck and 20 people cruising down to meet one Corvette and 2 people there.
A brief stop at the Jefferson Davis monument. The monument is a 351 foot tall concrete obelisk on a foundation of solid Kentucky limestone.
Two different types of Horse Power.
Parked at the monument lot.
After a good night’s sleep and breakfast at the Drury Inn, we arrived at the Corvette Assembly Plant.
There’s only outdoor pictures from the Plant. No cell phones or cameras allowed inside the Plant.
Arrived at the National Corvette Museum.
Krisha, Jeff, Marge, John, Kevin, Linda E., Linda D., Kip, Bill, Shell, Nancy, Larry, Tom H., Alison, Kay, Ron, Tom C., Dennis, Bob, Brandon, (Stewart & Terra not in photo, already in the Museum). Twenty Two.
Corvette Wall Art
2023 70th Anniversary Corvette Coupe to Raffle. Drawing held on June 29, 2023. $300.00 tickets.
There is a happy new owner somewhere of this gorgeous new Vette.
Members are beginning the tour of the Museum.
Realistic scenes mirroring Corvette’s early history. 1957 Corvette at a 1950’s Mobil service station.
1963 Split window.
The SkyDome and Hall of Fame recognizes the most influential individuals in the history of the Corvette and honors their achievments.
One of the first mid-engine Corvettes…XP 880 Astro II 1968 427 V8 debuted at the 1968 New York Auto Show.
Another concept car.
Custom CARisma: The Legendary Creations of Carl Casper exhibit.
Casper’s Batman Returns Batmobile
Casper’s Turbo Shark Corvette
Leaving the Corvette Museum and heading home.___:( _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
June 10th, 2023 the Southern Illinois Corvette Club Cruises down Grassy Road.
We arrive at Little Grassy Fish Hatchery Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Eleven Corvettes and 17 people.
Colby, the IDNR professional, explains the layout of the fish hatchery. It includes 21 ponds and 18 raceways where channel cat fish, blue catfish, and bass are held at each different stage of growth.
Members are attentive as we watch and listen to the video and speaker.
Incubators where fish eggs are oxygenated until they hatch.
Indoor raceways where the small “Fry” are kept.
Channel Catfish Fry.
Eighteen outdoor raceways where we were able to feed the Channel Catfish.
We then drove to Giant City Lodge where we found another group of Corvettes on a St. Jude’s drive.
We enjoyed a nice lunch and short visit with a few of the St. Jude’s Corvette people.______________________________________________________________________________________________________
June 3, 2023. Southern Illinois Corvette Club brings home the Trophy Cup from The Old Settler’s Day Parade.
Turning the corner onto Rt. 34 mid parade route. Nine cars participating. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________
June 2, 2023 Cruise-In at Krispy Kreme.
Thirty three awesome cars, of which, nineteen were Corvettes.
Thirty three can goods collected. Thank you everyone for your donations!
May 27th, 2023 The Corvette Club was on a beautiful route to the Cave-In-Rock Cave House.
Upon entrance the first building was called the Pyramid.
Twenty members particpated.
Eleven Corvettes Cruis’in.
Tameron was our hostess and explained how the original designer’s, Dr. James Armour, aim of the Cave House was to help “Change the World”.
Dude further explained the unusual aspects of the Cave House.
There are no intentional 90 degree angles in the Cave House.
Rare photo of the Night Rider during daylight hours.
The Corvette Club at Kaylors’ Cave-In-Rock State Park Restaurant and Lodging._____________________________________________________________________________________
May 18th, 2023 monthly meeting at Walt’s Pizza in Marion 27 members and 1 guest attending._______________________________________________________________________________
May 5th, 2023 The first Southern Illinois Corvette Club/ Krispy Kreme Cruise-In of the 2023 season.
Twenty three cars registered.
Twenty seven can goods donated for the food drive. Thank you everyone!
The Senior Angel Tree raffle raised $97.00. Thank you everyone!
April 22, 2023 Club members gather to Cruise to Lambert’s Cafe in Sikeston, MO.
Eleven Corvettes.
Twenty Two people participating.
The gang has arrived.
Cool Corvettes in the Cool Shade.
Ready to catch some rolls!
Good Times!
Then onto Cairo.
We have arrived at the Custom House Museum. In 1859 it was decided that Cairo needed a Custom House to collect duty after goods had passed the point of entry. The Custom House was built in 1872.
A 1920’s Popcorn Wagon used in Cairo.
The support pillars on the first floor, newel post and spindles of the stair banisters are made of cast iron. The wood used in the interior is black and white walnut.
An 1865 Cairo Fire Department Pumper.
The floors are squares of white marble and black slate. So many interesting historical facts on display….A good time was had by all._________________________________________________________________________________________________
April 20th, 2023 Club meeting at Texas Roadhouse in Marion, IL.
Thirty in attendance.
Onion blossum, steak, and roadkill….you can’t beat that!
Well….you can beat that…. with visiting with friends 🙂_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
December 17th, 2022 Corvette Club members help at Wreaths Across America at Mounds City National Cemetery.
December 3rd, 2022 Southern Illinois Corvette Club Christmas Celebration.
Thank you for the festive decorations Linda F. _____________________________________________________________________
Senior Angel Tree requests are getting filled.
Boxed, bagged, and ready for delivery._____________________________________________________________
November 8th, 2022 Southern Illinois Corvette Club Cruise to Dinger Bats in Ridgway.
The Club members met at Wal-Mart on route to Ridgway. Eight Corvettes.
Arrived at Dinger Bats.
Eighteen people participated in the Cruise.
Billets or blanks all marked by weight. The most popular wood is hard Maple.
The Lathe milling a bat. Dinger can produce around 150 bats a day. They produce for Professional Major Leagues to Little Leagues.
Luke demontrated the cupping machine. The precise weight can be achieved by cupping the bat’s end.
Sanded and polished, the bats are ready to go to paint and engraving.
Kyle explained the paint booth operation, drying process, conveyor track, engraving, and decals. Thank you Kyle and everyone at Dinger Bats for a great tour!
On the way to lunch, we did a slow roll by the brand new mural on the Harrisburg Fire Department.
After the tour, a lunch at Mackie’s in Harrisburg was great! ________________________________________________
November 5, 2022 Thanksgiving celebration/ November Club Meeting
Twenty three in attendance at Golden Corral. Turkey and all the holiday goodies!
October 28,2022 Club participants in the Halloween Candy Crawl.
October 15th, 2022 Southern Illinois Corvette Club Cruise to Bald Knob Cross.
A beautiful sunny day at Bald Knob.
A gorgeous autumn Corvette drive!
VP Ron with a Fall Friend at Flamms.
Flamm’s apple cobbler with ice cream…..a perfect way to end a super Club Cruise. 🙂 ____________________________________________________________________________________________
October 7th, 2022 Southern Illinois Corvette Club/ Krispy Kreme Cruise-In at Rent One Park.
Sixteen AWESOME cars participating!
The Krispy Kreme certificate raffle tickets raised $121.00 for the Senior Angel Tree. Thank you everyone for your raffle ticket purchases!
Fifty food items were donated. Thank you for your generosity.
A great 2022 season of Southern Illinois Corvette Club/ Krispy Kreme Cruise-In’s. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Representing Southern Illinois Corvette Club, Linda presented a Club donation to Brenda & Alan to help with unforseen expenses as Alan is critically ill awaiting a liver transplant. Brenda waves and says,
“Thank you very much, and, may God bless you all”.
September 17, 2022 Eldorado Town & Country Days Parade. Pit stop at Harrisburg Wal-Mart before heading on to the parade.
Twelve Corvette Club members and six Corvettes participated. Everyone is all ready. Just waiting to begin the parade route.
Corvettes and Candy……you can’t get any better than that!________________________________________________
September 15th, 2022 Corvette Club meeting at Bennie’s Italian restaurant. Twenty five members and two guests attending. Great friends and good food!_____________________________________________________
September 11, 2022 Mary at the House of Hope Family Fun Day.
House of Hope Car Show.
September 10, 2022. Veteran’s on Parade in Marion IL.
September 2, 2022 Cruise-In at Rent One Park
Twenty seven vehicles registered.
Twenty six can goods donated.
$93.00 in Raffle ticket sales for the Senior Angel Tree. Thank you everyone!!
August 20,2022 Dennis’ River to River All Corvette Car Show. Tom won Mayor’s Choice. Congratulations!
68 Corvettes! Great Show!
`August 13, 2022 the Southern Illinois Corvette Club met at the Williams County Historical Society/ Jail Museum.
Eleven Corvettes
Eighteen members participated in the tour and one more joined at lunch.
Our tour guides, Sam and Sharon, were very informative and well versed in Williamson County History.
An example of the many General Stores that were in the area.
Uh Oh, The Corvette gang is in the jailhouse again.
Corn meal and flour bin on the left and wood fired cooking stove on the right.

An antique rug loom and spinning wheels. We know alot about “Spinning Wheels”.
We had a great tour and then went to Pookies for lunch!__________________________________________________
July 16th, 2022 Southern Illinois Corvette Club members heading out for a Club Cruise to Rolling Oak Alpaca Ranch.
Arrived at the Ranch. Ten Corvettes with Seventeen Club Members.
Grassy field, nice shade, and furry alpacas…..a very enjoyable experience!
Is your mama a llama?” I asked my friend Bekka. “Of course not, our mama’s belong to the same herd, our mamas are alpacas.”
Stacey found a new friend.
Ray and Jerry are planning to take up knitting.
Beautiful products made from luxurious Alpaca Fiber.
A Beautiful stop on top of the world at Cliff View Park.
We arrived at the Peach Barn Cafe in Alto Pass.
Lunch is good…..but……we’re thinking about Peach Cobbler at Flamms! Watch out Flamms the Corvette Club is headed your way!___________________________________________________________________
July 1st, 2022 Cruise-In at Rent One Park.
51 non-perishable food items contributed for the food drive and $35 collected through the raffle for the Senior Angel Tree. Thank you everyone.
20 vehicles participated on this HOT July night but a nice cloud gave us some shade.
June 25, 2022 Club Members gather for the Franklin County Historical Cruise. Photo by Larry
Amond the different types of exhibits, the main feature is Charlie Birger who was a gangster and bootlegger during Prohibition in the 1920s.
Nine Corvettes and 15 members
Is that the Birger gang? No, it’s the Corvette Gang! Photo by Matt Hayes
Photo by Matt Hayes
I can’t believe they caught me! Photo by Matt Hayes
Crime doesn’t pay.
After getting released from the JailHouse, the Corvette Gang tried to learn a honest living at the Franklin County Garage.
The Garage has a unique barrel-shaped roof design constructed in 1910 and housed the first Ford franchise in Franklin County then sold in 1916 and expanded offerings to Chevrolets, Dorts, and Oaklands. In 1919, over 2,000 cars were sold, a record for all Chevrolet dealerships in Illinois.
1912 Model T Ford Huckster that once belonged to Charlie Birger.
Then the gang cruised onto lunch at Tino’s on the Tee at Rend Lake Golf Course. Great Day! ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
June 21, 2022 the Southern Illinois Corvette Club donated 166 non-perishable food items to the White Ash Freewill Baptist Food Bank. Thank you everyone for donating to this worthy cause.___________________________________________________________________________________________________

June 16th, 2022 Southern Illinois Corvette Club monthly meeting.
25 members attended the meeting at Sergio’s Restaurant in Herrin, IL. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

June 4th, 2022 The Club participated in the Galatia Old Settler’s Day Parade. Gordon holding the Grand Prize Trophy Cup
Lining up getting ready for the parade.
Eight Corvettes participating.
C7, C6, C6, C5, C4, C3, C8, C6…. Six different series represented. Cool!
Made in America makes me smile!
Mary and Ray wave HELLO!
The Parade is beginning.
Pizza, subs, burgers, & salads on their way at Bondo’s in Galatia after the parade. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
June 3rd, 2022 Southern Illinois Corvette Club/Krispy Kreme Cruise-In at the Rent One Park in Marion, IL.
28 vehicles registered. Everyone enjoyed visiting and looking at the COOL RIDES!
62 non-perishable food items were collected. Thank you to everyone for your contribution!
Black Diamond donated gifts to enable the Club to raffle and raise money for a Senior Angel Tree. $115.00 was raised through this raffle for this great cause. Thank you everyone for purchasing tickets!
May 21, 2022 Everyone meeting getting ready to leave on a cruise to the Olmsted Locks & Dam on the Ohio River.
Sixteen participated in the Club Cruise.
The “Old Chester PA” Baldt has been designing and manufacturing anchors and chain for commercial shipping and the U.S. Navy since 1901.
The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Louisville District is the operator. Construction began December 1995 and the opening date was August 2018. The estimated cost is over $3 billion.
The Olmsted project is intended to reduce delays by replacing the older and often congested #52 & #53 locks & dams located 17 miles upstream.
The Olmstead Rail station was built in 1872 by the Cairo and Vincennes Railroad. Trains imported goods for the town and exported goods such as chickens, mussel shells, and agricultural products. Service to the station ended in 1955.
Members enjoyed lunch at the Old Route 51 South BBQ @ the Potato Barn in Anna, IL. _______________________________________________________________________________________
The Corvette Club Cookout, May 14, 2022, 26 attending.
A lot of wonderful dishes were enjoyed by everyone.
Absolutely beautiful weather.
Great conversation
April 21st, 2022 monthly meeting at Mackie’s in Marion. 21 in attendance. Thank you Mary for the pictures.

April 9th, 2022 A Club Cruise to General 3 Metal Spinning Co.
15 members and 7 corvettes staged at the Airport parking lot getting ready to leave.
Heading out
Arrived at General 3
Bill, the owner and operator, gives us the history of the business. His grandfather started the metal spinning business in the 1940’s in Chicago.
Bill uses the original metal lathes around 100 years old.
The equipment originally ran on a building long belt system. Now, they’re belt driven with an attached electric motor.
Spinning the aluminum and shaping over the form.
He makes a wide variety of items for businesses all across the country.
April 1st, 2022, The first Southern Illinois Corvette Club/Krispy Kreme Cruise-In of the 2022 season was a great success! 31 vehicles participated.
Jeff Wisely played the National Anthem. Thank you Jeff, it was absolutley great!
104 non-perishable food items were collected. Thank you everyone for your contribution! And, Krispy Kreme donated 2 Free Dozen Donuts certificates to enable the Club to raffle and raise money for a Senior Angel Tree. Thank you Krispy Kreme! $116.00 was raised through this raffle for this great cause. Thank you everyone for purchasing tickets!
First Club meeting in 2022 at Tower Square Pizza in Marion (1/20/22) Sixteen in attendance. The new 2022 calendar handed out and great Chocolate and Cherry dessert pizzas were enjoyed!
December 18th, 2021. Wreaths Across America at Mounds City National Cemetery.
The laying of the wreaths ceremony.
Five Club members and 3 guests participated.
December 4th, 2021 Corvette Club Christmas Celebration
Nineteen in attendance
Twenty Two in attendance.
Everyone enjoyed the evening with a delicious supper and good company!
October 23,2021 Southern Illinois Corvette Club cruised to The John Marshall House Museum in Old Shawneetown, IL. John Marshall was one of the founders and presidents of the Bank of Illinois, the first bank chartered by the Illinois Territorial Legislature in 1816 and opened in 1817.
Thirteen Club members and one guest attended. The John Marshall House is the 3rd oldest brick building in Illinois and the first bank before Illinois was a state.
There are pioneer furnishings, documents, photos and historic memorabilia.
Original Bank Dockets from 1818
A very early double pedal sewing machine. The rights to this machine were sold to Mr. “Singer”.
A bedroom with rope beds with a feather mattress.
Tents erected for families displaced by the Flood of 1937
The Five Column Bank built in 1838.
The Vault
Huge doors with grand architecture.
The columns are made from Pennsylvania sandstone.
We left Shawneetown and enjoyed a great lunch at The Red Onion in Equality. Another great cruise!________________________________________________________________________
Southern Illinois Corvette Club Monthly meeting. October 21, 2021
At O’Charlie’s in Marion, IL
Twenty three in attendance.
October 9, 2021 Southern Illinois Corvette Club Cruise to Pistol City Restaurant in Coulterville. Thank you to Alison and Larry for leading a great cruise.

Eight Corvettes and 13 members.
The Club arrived at Pistol City.

Everyone is enjoying the Full Buffet and conversation!
Heading home going around the round-about in Pinckneyville. Beautiful weather and great company.________________________________________________________________________
October 1, 2021 Southern Illinois Corvette Club/ Krispy Kreme Cruise-In
September 25,2021 Southern Illinois Corvette Club/ Black Diamond Benefit Car Show
September 12, 2021 at the House of Hope Family Fun Day
September 11, 2021 Veteran’s On Parade in Marion IL
Getting ready for the parade.
September 3, 2021 Southern Illinois Corvette Club/ Krispy Kreme Cruise-In
Twenty Four registered

August 28th, 2021….Getting ready to go on the Reid’s Harvest House/ Veterans Memorial Corvette Cruise.
Eleven members participated. Going down the hill and curve west of Murphysboro.
Seven corvettes.
Heading up IL-3.
Getting closer.
We arrived at Reid’s Harvest House in Chester.
Everyone enjoying a buffet lunch!
The Club arrived at Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial in Perryville, MO.
The names are arranged in order of date of casualty and alphabetically on each day beginning at the center.
The diamond symbol by each name denotes that the service member is known dead. The plus sign symbol denotes that the service member remains unaccounted for.
You can find a name on the wall at
58,276 names on the wall. 40 sets of brothers, 3 sets of father and sons.
We’d like to show honor to our Veterans. Thank you to all Veterans, those who Served, and active Military
James M. Eddleman Welcome Center. The Club watched a video how it all began in 1968 when Jim made a promise to himself to one day honor his comrades.
Exibits inside the Military Museum.
James M. Eddleman Military Museum.
The Club got to see “Big Boy”, built in 1941, world’s largest steam locomotive as it was passing through Chester.
Heading home……..well…..maybe a stop at DQ!____________________________________________

Sixteen of our Corvette Club members participated at the River to River All Corvette Car Show September 21st, 2021.
Ten Corvettes from our Club
Dennis said they had 37 Corvettes registered for the All Corvette Show. Congratulations Dennis on a great car show!__________________________________________________
August 6th, 2021 Southern Illinois Corvette Club/ Krispy Kreme Cruise-In: Approximately 37 vehicles participating.
Jerry’s Bandit
July 31, 2021 Getting ready to leave on a Corvette Cruise to Metropolis, IL.
Twelve members and two guests participating.
Eight Corvettes Cruising
Heading east on Rt. 146
We arrived at Bridges Dining Company in Metropolis.
Ready for dinner! 🙂
Another Corvette parked by our group. 🙂 _____________________________________________________________________________________________
Southern Illinois Corvette Club/Krispy Kreme Cruise-In July2, 2021
45 Cars Registered
June 26th, 2021 The Club’s cruise to Longshadow Gardens & Classic Garden Ornaments for a tour.
Getting ready to cruise to Longshadow in Pomona, IL. Seven Corvettes and 13 members.
We stopped at Cliff View Park.
We could see Bald Knob Cross accross the valley.
We were learning about hand packed dry cast limestone planters.
The owner explaining how it all began. Very interesting!
The packing building….They ship planters all across the world.
Parked at Longshadow.
The Club enjoyed dinner at Giant City Lodge._____________
June 12, 2021 Club Spring Cookout at Edwards’ Little Cabin on the Pond
Nineteen attending
The Southern Illinois Corvette Club won Grand Prize at the 2021 Old Settler’s Day Parade
June 5th, 2021 Lining up for the parade.
Eleven Corvettes Participating


2/20/20 -14 members meeting at the DQ. Voted for the Charities for the Car Show on slate for June 13th, 2020.

Shriner’s Hospital for Children and St. Jude Children’s Hospital

February 1st, 2020 A Sweet Valentine’s Celebration.
Thank you President Fowler for the decorations!
Sixteen members attending. Everone enjoyed their Italian dinner at Bennie’s Italian Restaurant.
The Club’s 2019 Christmas Party
December 7th, 2019
November 2, 2019 at BBQ Barn in Harrisburg
Club Thanksgiving Celebration
Sixteen members enjoying Rib and Chicken Buffet!_________________
October 19th, 2019, Eleven members attending Club Fall Cruise to Pistol City Restaurant.
Club Fall Cookout September 28th, 2019
Feeding the Fish.
18 in attendance.
Beautiful weather and Great company!
Roasting marshmallows.
The sun is sinking low.___________
September 19th, 2019 Club meeting at Joe’s Pizza in Herrin, 18 attending._______
Veteran’s On Parade, September 7th, 2019
Cruise-In at the Dairy Queen, August 23rd, 2019
Club Cruise to Labert’s Cafe August 10, 2019
Sixteen members enjoying thrown rolls…and pass arounds!