Events

12/08/2019 COTV Holiday Party !

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COTV PREZ & THE LEADERSHIP TEAM SINGING
“DECK THE HALLS”

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THE PREZ SHOWS OFF HIS BEST MOVES

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Sunday Dec. 8th

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The Journey Restaurant @ Pechanga

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Social hour beginning at 6 P.M. [no host bar]
The Leadership Team will be singing Christmas Carols round the Fire Pit!
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Entertainment Provided by Ron Johnson (Music4YourDay)
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Dinner Buffet at 7 P.M.

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Entertainment at 8 P.M.
Dancing Under the Stars!
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Raffle Drawing at 9pm.
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The King will Show Off His Moves!
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Michael will be there Too!
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Fred Wants to Know Why You Didn’t Bring Your Dancin’ Shoes?

 

Ron Johnson will Be on the Keyboard, Guitar & Saxheader

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$25.00 per person [$50.00] per couple.
Non members $90.00 each.

Note: prices are much better than last year.
(COTV is underwriting a bit over 70% of the cost.)

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If you plan on attending, RSVP CotvEvents@gmail.com

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(This is VERY Important!)

You Must RSVP

(and Payment must be Received)

By Friday, November 15

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Send check to COTV P.O. box 890511 Temecula Ca 92589

It’s a Holiday Party, a good time to Dress Up.

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CLICK ON THIS LINK FOR THE FLYER !

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12//01/19 COTV Toy Run

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2019
9am – 11am

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Fellow COTV Santa’s Helpers


That very merry time of year will be upon us before we know it, so get out your calendar and circle the date of Sunday, December 1, now and make sure to participate in COTV’s Annual Toy Run.

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Now that we are such a large group, we can help to make a real difference to children who might not otherwise receive any gifts. As always, we ask for UNWRAPPED toys and gifts. In addition to the easy choices for young ones, we need to remember older children as well. Sporting goods, books, games, etc. make good choices. Gifts don’t have to be expensive and that helps, so that we can donate even more than we did last year. Remember, shop for toys and gifts, NOT GIFT CARDS.

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WE WILL BRING THE DONUTS……YOU BRING YOUR OWN COFFEE, TEA OR MILK

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We will get together on Sunday, December 1, from 9am – 11am at our usual meeting place (see the map below).


The Marines from the Camp Pendleton program will be there with a truck to pick up our donations and chat with us from 9am – 11am. Donuts will be available at the meeting place for those who come early enough, but bring your own coffee, tea or hot chocolate. If you want donuts, you should RSVP for the Meet the Marines portion as well, so that we have enough donuts.

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At 11:00am, we will depart the shopping center for a short NOT Mystery Lunch Run (a little longer than last year) to our lunch destination.

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We will be celebrating the holiday with more food at 11:30.

Lunch will be $15-$25 per person, separate checks, pay at the restaurant. That means credit cards are an option.

If you want an adult beverage, you can work that out with the wait staff.

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The Marines are invited to join us for lunch as well.

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Please RSVP for Lunch as soon as possible so that we can confirm the group seating with the restaurant (if you will be joining us for lunch). We will need a final LUNCH head count by Sunday, November 24, so that they can make sure to have plenty of staff on hand to serve us and plenty of room to seat us and plenty of food on hand to feed us.


Please RSVP as soon as possible so that we can confirm the group seating.

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RSVP Charity at
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cotvcharity@gmail.com

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Please be sure to don your “gay apparel” (Santa hats, that is!) and bring lots of toys for needy girls and boys!

 

(This is VERY Important!)

RSVP By Sunday, November 24

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Don’t Forget, New Parking Place!

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(This is VERY, VERY Important!)

RSVP By Sunday, November 24

We are having problems at the Restaurants

because some members are not

RSVPing for Themselves or their Guests.

We’d Love To Have You There…. but,

Our MLRs have a lot of attendees.

We can’t just show up with more

folks and expect to be seated.

You need to RSVP.

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We are having problems at the Restaurants

because some members are not

RSVPing for Themselves or their Guests.

We’d Love To Have You There…. but,

Our Toy Runs have a lot of attendees.

We can’t just show up with more

folks and expect to be seated.

You must RSVP for Lunch.

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11/24/19 Mystery Lunch Run Hosted by Skip Hipp

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Hosted by Skip Hipp

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We meet at 9:30 AM leaving at 10:00 AM SHARP!

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It will be a shorter run
He promises no freeways and mostly back roads with some curves.
As this is a Mystery Lunch Run the route and menu is a “MYSTERY”.

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Meal cost is $22 each, including buffet, drink, tax and tip.
Please bring CASH and exact change
Pay Skip on Sunday November 24th

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Deadline for reservations is November 20 2019.
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Please RSVP

to Skip tonyhipp529@gmail.com

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Don’t Forget, New Parking Place!

X MARKS THE SPOT WHERE WE’LL BE


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(This is VERY, VERY Important!)

RSVP By Wednesday, November 20th

We are having problems at the Restaurants

because some members are not

RSVPing for Themselves or their Guests.

We’d Love To Have You There…. but,

Our MLRs have a lot of attendees.

We can’t just show up with more

folks and expect to be seated.

You need to RSVP.

11/20/2019 Breakfast Social @ Yellow Basket

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COTV

LET’S DO BREAKFAST

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9 AM
Wednesday November 20, 2019

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Breakfast @

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Yellow Basket

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40575 Winchester Rd

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Temecula

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951-296-0543

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Includes Choices on Senior Menu

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RSVP

Carol Buote 909-615-2416 or
carol.buote@yahoo.com

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Marilyn Watson 909-709-5419 or
mwatson@michellesplace.org

See you there!

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RSVP NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15TH

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We are having problems at the Restaurants

because some members are not

RSVPing for Themselves or their Guests.

We’d Love To Have You There…. but,

Our Breakfasts have a lot of attendees.

We can’t just show up with more

folks and expect to be seated.

You need to RSVP.

11/09/2019 Vettes for Veterans


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WE WENT

WE SAW

WE WON!


COTV WON THE TROPHY FOR THE CLUB
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WITH THE MOST CARS AT THE EVENT

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First Place C3

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SECOND PLACE C7

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Vettes For Veterans

November 9, 2019

You couldn’t have asked for a better day to celebrate our veterans!

A large group of COTV members met at our usual place and set out for the Shoppes at Carlsbad for the North Coast Vettes’ Eighth Annual Vettes for Veterans event. The Club has raised more than $198,000 over the past seven years to benefit the Semper Fi Fund and the Paralyzed Veterans of America. The show is judged by members of those two organizations. All participants who are veterans receive a laminated display card for their dashboards and the whole day revolves around service members, past and present.

COTV was represented by Leonard and Carol Buote, Charity Burrell, Chuck Calagna, Wes Carroll and Carole Schartoff, Glenn Crowther, Doug and Marilyn Glenore, Dave Hellman, Skip Hipp, Jeff and Denise Kilpatrick, John and Fritzi McDermott, Willie Nagle, Joe and Rosemary Priebe, Mike Re, Chuck Sherman, Jim Sommars, Bill Steed, Curt Stevens, John and Lynne Vara, and Rob and Daryl Weber. Dave Hellman met us there since he now lives in Carlsbad. John McDermott trailered his beautiful black ’69. We were also joined at the event by Bruce Ferrell and Jayne Bendel who live in Fallbrook and joined the Club on the spot. Welcome! Unfortunately, Don and Bev Weeks had to cancel and missed the fun. Leonard Buote and Joe Priebe even drove their ’66 and ’63, but kept up with the caravan.

Once we get set up in our places, it is time to head to Panera Bread and get coffee since most of us had not had time for much before the 7:30am departure. Of course, Joe Priebe always finds time to get his morning (or afternoon) coffee fix. By now, we know a lot of folks at this event since they are all from local clubs and we have attended their shows (like Plastic Fantastic) and even travelled with some of them. So there is time to chat and to wander around to view all the cars. An early lunch break sent most of us to either Islands or Panera for sustenance and also to get out of the warm sun (85 degrees) for a while.

Vettes for Veterans is also known for their elaborate raffle baskets and interesting Silent Auction items. Lucky winners of baskets included: Curt Stevens (2), Dave Hellman, and Bill Steed. Winners in the silent auction included: Glenn Crowther, Jeff Kilpatrick and Rob Weber.

After all the raffles were done, they got down to awards for the winning cars, selected by the veterans. All winners receive a framed certificate and CASH. Many winners return the cash to the North Coast Vettes to enrich the total cash donation. We had winners in C3 (John McDermott), C4 (Curt Stevens), and C7 (Mike Re – who said he didn’t even want his car judged!) COTV also won the award for the largest group of cars, at 20, beating North County, last year’s winner.

Hooray for us! We had a day of fun and a winning one at that. We look forward to 2020’s Vettes for Veterans.

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11/02/18 Cars & Coffee

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40754 Winchester Rd, Temecula
First Saturday of the Month

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Starting around 8am or So
Very Informal

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Look for Us Right Around Here
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Breakfast at the Lazy Dog or Pancake House
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Cars & Coffee

Early Arrivals May Win…

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10/27/19 Mystery Lunch Run Hosted by Ann & Tom Lontz

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Hosted by Ann & Tom Lontz

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Mystery Lunch Run

October 27, 2019

Ann and Tom Lontz have taken ownership of the October MLR over the past few years and have even already signed up for 2020. We thank them for their string of past fun and food filled Sunday drives. This Sunday was another one to add to the list.

We had 31 cars RSVP, 4 who did not make it, but 3 new ones who came at the last moment, so it worked out pretty evenly. Among the participants were some new faces. Lana brought her friend Linda. They have been friends since their school days. Norm and Ronette brought a familiar face, Eric, and his co-driver. Don Sforzini brought Bonnie McDonald for a repeat MLR. Some of our newer members were in the group: Charity and Paul Birrell, Paul Saavedra and his daughter and Anthony and Carla Thomas. We also had new faces Scott Brunoehler and Amy Berling, more Canyon Lake folks.

Since Tom had experienced a recent medical issue, he and Ann did the check-in and then met us at the destination. They had made very seasonal instruction “packages”, in the shape of a pumpkin with the instructions as the stalk, so we all got a real souvenir of the fun day. Of course, Bruce Mofford wore his Batman outfit to remind us that Halloween is almost upon us.

John and Lynn served as leaders with the Webers bringing up the rear, not a new role for both couples. Since it was a relatively short run and the roads made for mid-range speed driving, no one got lost. We formed up at our usual spot along 79, then turned on Anza and did a kind of reverse trip from our usual, through the outskirts of Temecula, then along Sage and Wilson Valley Roads, to CA 371 (but not to Anza, etc.) instead heading along 79 again and finishing at the Warner Springs Golf Bar and Grill. On the way along 79 we saw a group of very old cars, driven by folks in original racing gear from the period of their cars. Both groups waved at each other. Some of them were at Warner Springs when we got there, as were a large motorcycle group. We just took over their parking places.

We have used this location as a rest stop on numerous occasions, but not as a lunch stop. We had tables out on the deck and realized that it was actually October, as it was cooler unless you were in the sun.

Since we had all pre-ordered our lunch from a list of 6 choices, the waitresses brought our orders out in groups: all the burgers first, then the club sandwiches, etc. As always, someone will be last, but it was generally pretty efficient.

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10/5/19 Cars & Coffee

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40754 Winchester Rd, Temecula
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09/29/2019 MLR Hosted by Judy & Ray

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Hosted by Judy & Ray McIntosh

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Departed at 0930!

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Mystery Lunch Run

September 29, 2019

Ray and Judy’s September lunch run should have satisfied anyone who complained about too much freeway mileage or not enough scenic roads in any of this year’s past MLRs. It was both scenic and off the beaten track.

It was a cool morning to start with although the sun did grace the group as the day wore on. Our less- than-sure count of cars was about 35, not including a guest from Idaho who joined us at Kohl’s but was not able to do the run. Our estimated head count was 65-ish. Norm and Ronette brought along some guests as usual and Leo Biller brought Rosemary. She must like us since we have seen her for both breakfast and lunch in the last couple of weeks. We certainly like her. Lana brought along one of her friends as well. We are glad she is able to join us for these events. As always, we had some singles as well as the usual couples.

Ray and Judy led the way and Rob and Daryl brought up the rear, trying to make sure no one got left behind (although not always succesful in that task). Thank heavens for cell phones because the radios don’t work perfectly with a line of 35 cars, especially when the route has lots of turns and stop signs. The group wound their way through Temecula’s wine and horse country, along Sage Rd and Cactus Valley and into Hemet via Domenigoni and then Warren. Our potty stop was at Gosch Chevrolet, where the manager provided coffee and bathroom facilities. Then we continued on through the dairy farms and up onto Gilman Springs Road. Our instructions at the drivers’ meeting were that we would only be on a freeway for a VERY brief time and that was true – we were supposed to be on the 60 westbound for exactly one exit. Unfortunately, not everyone heard the VERY part of very brief and kept going, but we managed to use those darn cell phones and haul them back into line.

We headed up Redlands Blvd and San Timoteo Canyon Road and onto Oak Glen Road, then into Yucaipa, where we finally made our last u-turn into the parking lot for American Road Trip, a fun and casual restaurant with a menu providing choices for everyone’s appetite. Who knows how Ray and Judy found this place? We don’t! It was a great, and for some challenging, lunch run. We thank the McIntoshes for all their organization!

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09/16/19 Breakfast Social @ Casa Jimenez

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COTV

LET’S DO BREAKFAST

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9 AM
Monday September 16, 2019

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Breakfast @

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Casa Jimenez

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40535 California Oaks Rd

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Murrieta, CA

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951-677-4579

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RSVP

Carol Buote 909-615-2416 or
carol.buote@yahoo.com

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Marilyn Watson 909-709-5419 or
mwatson@michellesplace.org

See you there!

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RSVP NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13TH

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We are having problems at the Restaurants

because some members are not

RSVPing for Themselves or their Guests.

We’d Love To Have You There…. but,

Our Breakfasts have a lot of attendees.

We can’t just show up with more

folks and expect to be seated.

You need to RSVP.

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