February 2, 2023

A North Carolina Corvette Club

We would like to thank all 182 plus Corvettes that joined us for the 2022 “Run To The Colors-Fall Corvette Tour” Sunday October 23rd. We had Corvettes ranging from a 1962 Corvette Fuelie to 2023 models.

We had Corvettes from North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Florida, Virginia and Tennessee.

A BIG thank you to Ronald Queen-Operations Manager at The Famous & Historic North Wilkesboro Speedway. Everyone loved being able to see the track and having this as our start location of the tour.

We could never put this on without the help of our Foothills Corvette Club members, thank you! I really appreciate the extra help provided by Derry Hendrix & Priscilla Norris.

I’m already looking forward to “2023 Run To The Colors-Fall Tour” and hope to see you there!

President & Tour Coordinator

Kendall Hendrix

A special thank you to Tommy Maines, General Manager at Olde Beau & Golf Golf Club in Roaring Gap NC for a great lunch. The food and service was excellent! Our tour left Olde Beau on Hwy 21N for downtown Sparta to Hwy 221. We all enjoyed a beautiful fall ride in the mountains of NC & Virginia.

A big thanks to the NC highway patrol for all their help, First Sergeant RK Aldridge, Sergeant KW Deen, Sergeant Hayes, Chris Anderson, Sells and all the other troopers that helped on the tour.

A big thank you to NW Police Department and a special thank you to Patrol Captain Brad Mathis and also his help with Mt. View Fire Department and all the volunteers.

Thank you to Chief Calvin Wyatt and his staff at Knotville Fire Department.

Thank you to Sheriff Chris Shew and his officers with Wilkes County Sheriff’s Department.

Thank you to Independence Va. City Police Department, Chief James Wagoner and officer Kevin Watson.

Thank you to Galax City Police Department, Chief DeWitt Cooper and his officers for his help on Hwy 58 and to downtown Felts Park.

Thank you Keith Huffman, Manager Brushy Mountain IGA for our flyers to help promote our event.

Thank you Fire Chief David Wyatt with Cherry Lane Fire Department in Roaring Gap. Matthew Shaw also for coordinating this.

A very special thanks to Sandra Scarlette owner of:

Pat’s Body Shop & Towing

Scarlett’s Performance Parts Division

Scarlett’s Performance

(All located in Winston Salem)

THANK YOU for sponsoring our tee shirts again this year and always helping Foothills Corvette Club with The Run To The Colors Fall Tour!!!

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