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Club Meetings are the first Sunday of every month (except when otherwise noted) at MeMaw's BBQ on Eau Gaullie Causeway, Indian Harbor Beach. Social and Dinner Start at 6pm and Meeting is at 7pm.
Note! There is no Meeting in July! See you at the July 4th Party Saturday July 5th!
Next General Meeting: August 2nd 2015
Club Shirts, Jackets and Hats are available for purchase. Jackets are $75, Shirts are $25 and hats are $15. If interested, please see Pete.
Club Name Tags are also available. They are $10.
If Interested contact Tom Howard.
Next Club Social Events:
Sunday July 5th: Space Coast Vettes July 4th Annual Picnic/Party
Our Annual July 4th Party/Picnic this year will be at the POW/MIA Brevard County Park Building (near Grills in US 1) on July 5th from 2:30pm to 5:30pm. The picnic will be catered, $10 per person. Please RSVP, sign up sheets will be made available during the May and June Club Meetings. Bring your own beverages (soft drink/alcohol/etc.), everyone can bring an Appetizer dish or Dessert. For more details, please see our flyer here.
Please bring a light blue shirt or the blue Club shirt, we are going to take the opportunity to get a new club picture! For our Club Picture we would like to arrange our Corvettes by generation, in order to do this we would like to arrange arrival times as follows:
We ask your cooperation to be on time so we can get everyone parked and set up. The parking lot is small so we will do the best we can.
POW/MIA Brevard County Park Building
5995 North US1
Date: Sunday July 5th
TIme: 2:30pm - 5:50pm
* Trivia: There were no Corvettes sold in 1983. Click here to learn why!
Upcoming Florida Area Car and Corvette Shows:
We will be providing information as we get it. If the club is participating on a show, there will be additional information about where to meet to go to the show, etc.
Friday, September 4th: Dream Cars Weekend
At the Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin Resort during Labor Day weekend, September 4th - 6th. There is a special Room Rate ($149 per night + fees). The registration fees are $65 for the 3 days. Deadline for registration is August 21st (or when they are full) This is not a corvette only event, open to all cars. For more information, check their website.
Saturday October 17th: 13th Annual Vettes in the Avenue
Our 13th Annual Vettes in the Avenue Show will be held, rain or shine, Saturday October 17th. Please watch this space for additional information which will be posted as we get closer to the date. Click here for flyer. Save the date and we will see you there!
Saturday July 4th: July 4th Parade Downtown Melbourne
We will meet at 8:30am on Melbourne Ave along side Crane Creek by the rail road overpass facing west, parade starts at 10am. We will receive our position number when we arrive. Please bring your flags! Lunch is afterwards at Meg O'Malleys. Pete has 30 for reservations at this time. If you are going and have not contacted Pete, do so now!
Activities shown on this section include Cruises or other events. These events may not be sponsored nor endorsed by the Space Coast Vettes Club and may not be Corvette related events. They are just provided for your information:
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12th Annual "Vettes On The Ave" Show October 18, 2014
Space Coast Corvette Club held its Annual "Vettes on the Ave" Show this past Saturday October 18, 2014. Our show was a tremendous success and we will like to thank all of you that came down to spend the day with us! See the Pictures on the Photo Section
Because of your support, and that from our many donors, we were able to give the Wounded Warrior in Action Foundation a check for $2,000!
For this, we would like to say "Thank You" to all our donors and those who attended this year's show.
We hope to see you all back of our 13th Annual Vettes On the Avenue on October 17th, 2015. See the flyer here!
Corvette Stingray may get 8-gear shitfbox by 2016
Although there is no official confirmation from GM that the Stingray will get a 8-speed gear box, Stingray's Chief Engineer seemed to focus on when - not if - the 8 speed is coming. Read the article here
2015 Corvette Z06 at same level as ZR1
The new Z06 engine is just an inch taller than the LT1 in the Corvette Stingray. The LT4 is a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 producing "at least" 625 horsepower and 635 pound-feet of torque. Read the full article here.
Sinkhole at the Corvette Museum!
Something we thought only happened in Florida! A sinkhole at the Skydome of the Corvette Museum swallowed six of the Museum's precious (and irreplaceable) Corvettes, to include the 2009 ZR-1 Blue Devil. Thankfully, the perimeter of the Skydome has been declared as stable. The Museum is open, but the Skydome portion of the tour will be closed. If you didn't get the email from the Corvette Museum, you can get the detail from the coverage by CNN here. The Corvette Museum also posted videos and pictures.
GM Working on Next Generation C8 Corvette
GM's head of Global Development, Mark Reuss, has confirmed that GM is currently working on the next generation C8 Corvette. It will be launched in the 2017 model year. The name given to this new Corvette will be the "Zora ZR1". The new ZR1 will be low volume, roughly 1500 units per annum, and figures to start around $150,000. It will be a standalone special and will share showroom space with the current C7 model. The C7 will continue production alongside the C8. The C7 is expected to end production around the 2020 timeframe. The C8 will then continue production and will be introducing base models to the fold. The C8 will still maintain a V8 engine, but for the first time, the C8 will be a Mid Engine Corvette!
The Space Coast Corvette Club was organized in 1973 by our first President Jerry Allen. He felt that the Melbourne area was ready for a dynamic Corvette Club and survived their first year by conducting car washes and other events to raise money. The Space Coast Corvette Club had later filed for incorporation with the State of Florida on May 19, 1977.
The club's constitution describes our purpose adequately: "To provide its membership an opportunity to participate in organized competition and promote greater enjoyment of their Corvettes." "To promote and participate in community activities in order to develop a greater understanding and spirit of cooperation between the community and all automotive enthusiasts."
Space Coast Vettes, a non-profit organization, has sponsored several fund raising events since 1973. Some of the organizations that have benefited are: Hacienda Girl Ranch, East Coast Zoological Society, Harbor City Volunteer Ambulance Squad, Florida Children's home, and many others.
Official Club Correspondence should be sent to:
Space Coast Vettes
P.O. Box 360438
Melbourne, Fl. 32936
Checks for donation or membership should be made payable to: SCCC
The Club meets the first Sunday of every month (unless otherwise noted) at Memaw's BBQ, located at 600 E. Eau Gaullie Blvd. in Indian Harbor Beach. Social and Dinner starts at 6pm, with meeting starting at 7pm. Visitors and Guests are encouraged to attend. The Club Board of Directors meets the Wednesday prior to the general meeting at Rosner Chevrolet. All club members are welcomed at the Board of Directors meeting.
Club dues are payable not later than the October Meeting. Current Space Coast Vettes Corvette Club (SCCC) dues renewal is $49 per year per family. These fees includes both SCCC membership and the National Corvette Club Council (NCCC) membership. New member fees are $69 ($10 one time charge for SCCC and $10 for NCCC). A $10 late fee will be charged for late payment of dues.
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Use of the C7 Stingray Corvette pictures, logos, and artwork were discussed at the September meeting. Since that meeting, we have been informed that members CAN use PHOTOS of their own PERSONAL C7 Corvette on their personal web sites, club web sites, and social media. For example, if your club hosts an activity and someone has their own personal C7 Corvette at the club activity, a photograph of the car can be used on your club web site, your personal web site or social media. To avoid possible confusion, I would recommend that you state that the photo was used with permission from the owner. We are not allowed to use the imaging of a C7 model, or logos, that may be available through various media outlets, in conjunction with any NCCC club logos, club merchandise, club literature, club stationary, etc. Thank you for your assistance in this matter.
Important note about the use of 2014 Corvette Stingray pictures on our websites.
For Sale or Trade
Club Members can send their ads to the Webmaster for publication on this page. Ads will run for 1 month unless a request is sent to the Webmaster to extend it. Ads are free to all members. Non Members can place ads for a $25 donation, the ads will run for 3 months. Non-member requests/photos should be send to the Club P.O. Box or brought to our monthly meeting. Please, Corvette related items only.
DISCLAIMER: Space Coast Vettes is not responsible for the information provided on these ads. Ads do not represent an endorsement of the items placed for sale or trade on this page by Space Coast Vettes, their members or officers. Space Coast Vettes reserves the right to reject any advertisement that is not in the best interests of the club and shall be held harmless from damages or responsibility on any dispute herein.
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Panama Canal Cruise
Thanks to Pete for sending us his pictures from their recent cruise!
Memorial Day Parade
May 25th, 2015
Thank you to all that came out for the parade, the most we ever had 22 car's & 32 for lunch at Meg's. It was a great day. For those heading back north for the summer have a good trip and a good summer, we will see you in the fall!
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4th of July Parade
July 4th, 2014
See the video from Florida Today here
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20th Anniversary Corvette Caravan
Bowling Green, KY
August 27th- 30th
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Viera High School
Viera High School
September 24th, 2014
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Eau Gallie High School Car Show
Eau Gallie High School
October 10th, 2014
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12th Annual Vettes on the Avenue Show
October 18th, 2014
We want to thank all that participated on our show this year! We had 139 Corvettes on what turned out to be a wonderful Saturday afternoon. Because of your support to our show we were able to donate $2,000 to the Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation. We hope to see you all next year!
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Dinner at The Mansion
The Mansion Restaurant
November 1st, 2014
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Ancient City Auto Show
St. Augustine, FL
November 22nd, 2014
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Corvette Toy Run
Titusville to Cape Canaveral, FL
December 6th, 2014
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Holiday Inn Viera
December 12th, 2014
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Vettes On the Avenue XI
Space Coast Vettes Club
October 19, 2013
Our show was tremendous success this year. A record 138 Bright and Shiny Corvettes including 3 new C7's participated on a beautiful October day. Thank you to all that participated and worked to make this such a successful show.
Please mark your calendars for October 18, 2014 for Vettes on the Avenue XII. Get the Flyer here!
River Cruise-in Show
Stuart Corvette Club
Ft. Pierce City Marina
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Vettes On the Avenue X
Space Coast Vettes Club
10th Anniversary Edition
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Holiday Inn Convention Center
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