Community & Charity Involvement

2018 Toys-for-Tots

4C Shows Strong Support for the Toys-for-Tots Program

On 12/01/18 about 27 4C members descended upon the Ed Bozarth Chevrolet dealership (our club sponsor) in Lone Tree to show support for this worthy cause.  The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Toys-for-Tots is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted. Over the years, local and national Chevrolet dealerships have played a significant role in the success of this program. Thanks once again to our sponsor Ed Bozarth for hosting this even and to the generous 4C members who participated.

9Cares Colorado Shares

4C Once Again Supports the 9Cares Colorado Shares Event

On a cold and windy 11/17/18 day, 4C dropped off their donations of goods and money at the Hilton Denver Inverness Hotel station. A total of $2119 in cash was donated by 4C members who participated and included $819 from the club. This was the 4th year in a row that 4C contributed to this annual event that benefits approximately 100 food banks, ARC Thrift Stores, Coats for Colorado, Santa Claus Shops and money collected is used to purchase food later in the year according to 9Cares Colorado Shares policy statement. 

11th Annual Future for Familes Gala

4C Participates for the Benefit of the Crisis Center

On 11/02/18, 4C members Craig and Jill Sammons hosted other Central Colorado Corvette Club members who attended the 11th annual Future for Families Gala at the Vehicle Vault in Parker. This event was originated for the benefit of the Crisis Center. The Crisis Center exists to end domestic violence through advocacy, education and prevention while helping local communities live free of violence. This organization is supported by voluntary donations and helps local law enforcement that would be unable to provide these valuable services without outside assistance. 4C had a total of 27 members participate in the event and were generous with their donations and participation in the charity auctions helping the event in its support of this valuable service for the community. To learn more about the Crisis Center, click here https://thecrisiscenter.org 

4C Provides Special Birthday Celebration

90th Birthday Corvette Ride

On 06/08/18, a group of 4C members helped Gloria Hanson, a perfect stranger and one of our Colorado neighbors, celebrate her amazing 90th Birthday with a cherished Corvette Cruise. The Club was contacted, via our website, by her son-in-law Bill who explained that Gloria has always wanted a ride in a vintage Corvette and always talks about them. 4C President, Les Rhoades replied back that our club would arrive in true Corvette style to give Gloria a ride. The 4C membership was quick to get on board and support this great surprise. New members Andrew and Jenna Hill supplied the vintage Corvette, which is a favorite of Gloria's, and additional club members showed up to offer rides to family members. Gloria's birthday Corvette cruise went down Wadsworth past Chatfield State Park and took the back streets to Ed Bozarth Chevrolet where Gloria had the opportunity to sit in the 1954 Corvette displayed in the new car showroom. From there, Gloria was taken back to her house where everyone shared some cake and drinks.

4C Makes a Difference in the Community

4C Donates $2000 to Rocky Mountain Fisher House Foundation

On April 14, 2018, 4C presented a check for $2,000 to the Rocky Mountain Fisher House in the showroom of our club sponsor, Ed Bozarth Chevrolet. The Rocky Mountain Fisher House is a place for military and veteran families to stay while their loved one is getting care at the Denver VA Hospital. Many veterans and active duty military undergo extended medical treatment for several weeks or months at the VA Hospital, which is why the Rocky Mountain Fisher House provides FREE lodging for these families. Since inception, the Rocky Mountain Fisher House has saved families thousands of dollars in out of pocket costs for lodging and transportation. 

Toys for Tots

4C Makes Holiday Contribution for Kids in Need to Marine Corp. Toys for Tots Program

On December 9, 2017 the Central Colorado Corvette Club converged at Ed Bozarth Chevrolet in Lone Tree to donate toys and cash in support of the Marine Corp Toys for Tots Program. During the past year, the Marine Toys for Tots Program collected and distributed 18 million toys to 7 million children allowing them to experience the joy of Christmas and receive a message of hope that otherwise would not have been there. The 4C had about 17 Corvettes deliver toys and cash donations to this worthy charity. Thanks to all who participated in helping to spread holiday cheer and goodwill to those who are less fortunate. 

9Cares Colorado Shares

4C Makes a Big Donation to 9Cares Colorado Shares Charity

On November 11, 2017 the Central Colorado Corvette made a big "splash" in more than one way in the 9News studio parking lot. Strong support for this great charity was once again demonstrated by 4C as ten Corvettes rolled up to the donation area to present food, clothing, and cash donations. The crowd and the news crew loved seeing our beautiful Corvettes but were even more impressed by our club members' generosity. Aside from the food and clothing donations, the club added a $500 match to member contributions resulting in a total cash donation of $1365. Thanks to our members and the club for giving back to our community in such a substantial and meaningful way. 

4C Cancer Walk

The Central Colorado Corvette Club hosts a "Take Cancer to the Finish Line" 5K Walk

On June 4, 2017, the 4C took Cancer to the finish line with a 5K walk in honor of Lori Tryon. About 48 people registered and/or participated in this event on a beautiful, sunny Colorado day at the Dove Valley Regional Park in Centennial.  As usual, the 4C know how to have a good time enjoying each other’s company and friendship and this event was a wonderful way to support and raise money to battle a disease that has touched nearly all of us in some way. Speaking of money, this event raised $1,970 which was donated to the American Cancer Society. Thanks to everyone who participated and special recognition to Ingrid Tryon and Kelly Rhoades for taking care of all the details and organizational efforts in making this a smoothly run and inspirational event. 

9Cares Colorado Shares Drive

The Central Colorado Corvette Club once again participated in the 34th annual 9Cares Colorado Shares drive

On Saturday, November 12, 2016, fourteen club cars showed up at the 9NEWS studio location with various donations ranging from food stuffs, clothing, and cash donations. 9NEWS was broadcasting live while we were there and some of our cars and members got to be on the air! Thanks to all our club members who participated and helped give back to the community. See the 9NEWS live video feed here: https://www.facebook.com/ilike9news/videos/10154399540331077/ 

Corvette Mountain Madness Car Show Benefitting Sprout House Safe House

The Central Colorado Corvette Club participates in Seventh Annual Corvette Mountain Madness car show.

Our club had a strong turnout of 15 Corvettes out of 80 that were on display at the Corvette Mountain Madness Car Show in Grand Lake, CO, on August 20, 2016.  The show benefited the Sprout House Safe House, a member of the Grand County Advocates for a Violence-Free Community ( https://gcadvocates.org ).  Club members donated various soaps and toiletries in support of a good cause. Thanks to everyone who made this a great show while supporting a beneficial service to the community. 

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