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Pheasant Run Resort, St Charles, IL
June 21-24, 2012

Thanks to Bloomington Gold for returning as a sponsor of Corvettes Conquer Cancer.
Guy Larsen and Ed Saari are a class act!

(We were even in the Program!)

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Wednesday, June 20

Leaving Decatur AL, 4:52am

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After losing a good hour in a nightmare of repaving in 100 degree heat, we're here.
Hmmm... same space # as last year, but not quite the same location. Oh well, close enough.
Too windy & hot to set up now; we'll do it early in the morning when it'll be cooler.

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Thursday, June 21

As soon as  I got set up and wiped down the car, the first light shower started.
This pattern repeated twice - just finish wiping the car and the sprinkler above starts again.

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Setup day is typically light traffic, so a good time to check out the Great Hall.
Click image below for the sights.

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On the way back to my display I stopped at the Street Shop booth to see friends/club members staffing it.
I was directed to this absolutely stunning midyear. Click image to see more of it.

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Friday, June 22

The rain long gone, it was a beautiful day, and getting busier.

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Once again, Sue & Doug from Corvette Adventures were 2 spaces up the path. Hey, look: We're on the 2013 poster, bottom center!

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The Great Hall inductees at the conclusion of the program. Lance Miller represented John Fitch.

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Saturday, June 23

I had company from Huntsville: club members Malcome & Larry and Larry's son, Nick. My registration packet happened to have 3 extra admission tickets and parking passes. They came up from Alabama late Friday and were great company and a big help!

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Vincant Kaelbs signed the hood for his $25 donation to the American Cancer Society.

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So did Deb Scaccianoce from the booth to our left. I didn't catch her in the act, but here's the result.

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Thank you both for supporting the cause!

Sunday, June 24

Since Sunday is traditionally very slow and the chance of rain was pretty good, especially in the morning,
I had chosen to pack up Saturday evening.

Departing St. Charles after a leisurely start.

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It was a HOT trip! Temp was over 100 from the middle of IL all the way to my garage, with only 4 momentary dips to 99.

This was the high, showing all the way through the Nashville area.

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The final stats:

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(That 30.4 mpg is unusually high because I reset it as I left St. Charles. That's what it can do on the highway. It normally runs in the 26-27 range as an overall average since the first of the year.)