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Annual Holiday Celebration

The Syracuse Corvette Club held their Annual Holiday Celebration at the
beautiful and historic Marriott Downtown Syracuse on December 9th.
This was the last official event for 2023!

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"Checks to Charities" Night

On Thursday, November 16th, The Syracuse Corvette Club held its annual "Checks for Charity" Night in which 16 local charities were each gifted with a check for $2000.  The proceeds were mostly from our 30th annual "Vettes At The Beach" All Charity Car Show held this past July in Sylvan Beach, NY.


The 16 Charity Recipients:

Alzheimer's Association, Central New York Chapter
Believe 31
Friends of Briarwood Farm Sanctuary
Burn Foundation of CNY
Clear Path for Veterans
Erin's Angels
The Syracuse & Onondaga County Fire Museum
Francis House, Inc.
Gregory J. Harris Military Courtesy Room
Joseph's House
Kindred Kingdoms Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children NY
New Hope Family Services
Syracuse Challenger Baseball
Syracuse Sounds of Music Association
The Retired Professional Fire Fighters Cancer Fund

Final Monthly Cruise Night Dinner of 2023

On October 19th, the SCC held their last 2023 monthly Cruise Night and Dinner at 916 Riverside Restaurant in Brewerton, NY.  49 members with 19 Corvettes attended.  Great food. Great service. Great company.

"Drive for Sight" Cruise & Pizza

23 members of the SCC and 1 guest in 12 Corvettes participated in our Annual Cazenovia Lion's Club "Drive for Sight" Cruise from the Brewster Inn in Cazenovia, NY,  to Aiello's Restaurant in Whitney Point, NY.

Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise

18 members in 10 Corvettes participated in the club's annual fall foliage lunch cruise to Farm by Beer Tree Farm in Port Crane, NY.

Honor Flight Mission 019 

21 SCC members with 6 Corvettes welcomed home our military veterans at Syracuse Hancock International Airport after returning from their day-long visit to Washington, DC, visiting each of the war memorials built upon their sacrifices.  

West Herr Chevrolet of East Syracuse 

Annual Syracuse Club and Classic Car Show

On September 23rd, West Herr Chevrolet of East Syracuse held their 16th Annual Syracuse Corvette Club & Classic Car Show. There were s total of 220 cars that participated, 70 of which were Corvettes from our club.  There were numerous door prizes, basket drawings, donations and a 50/50 drawing that raised $1,629 for David's Refuge. 

Drone photos courtesy of SCC member, Mark DeIulio

Jordan Fall Festival

On September 17th, 34 members in 20 Corvettes, attended the 77th Annual Jordan Fall Festival and the Jordan Fall Festival Car, Bike, Jeep and Truck Show.

Annual Member Picnic

Our annual SCC member picnic was held at the home of club members, Rich & Kathy Ghezzi. There were 28 Corvettes, 52 members and 3 guests in attendance.  Delicious food and fun times with great people!

Drone photos courtesy of Mark DeIulio

Corvettes Under Lights

Photos courtesy of Jim Ennis

8 members of the SCC and one guest arrived in 5 Corvettes at the Rochseter Corvette Club's 2nd Annual "Corvettes Under the Lights" Charity Fundraiser at the Henrietta, NY Recreation Center.

3rd Annual CBA Corvette Raffle Car Show

26 SCC members in 17 Corvettes attended the 3rd Annual Christian Brothers Academy Raffle Car Show in Syracuse, NY.

Photos courtesy of Jim Ennis

Monthly Cruise Night Dinner

Photos courtesy of Jim Ennis

46 SCC members arrived in 20 Corvettes at our August monthly Cruise Night Dinner at Tassone's Wine Garden in Baldwinsville, NY.  A delicious meal was enjoyed by all!

Heid's Corvette Cruisin' Night

We had a record-breaking turnout at the monthly Corvette Cruisin' Night at Heid's of Liverpool on August 13th.  There were 69 SCC members, 56 guests and 4 dogs in 71 Corvettes.  We thank members of the Rochester Corvette Club, Kanandaique Canandaigua Corvette Club and the Northern NY Corvette Club for joining us and helping us to set the new record!

Photos courtesy of Heid's of Liverpool

6th Annual "Vettes for Pets"

On Sunday, August 13th, 79 SCC members, 1 guest, and 1 dog in 44 Corvettes attended the club's 6th Annual "Vettes for Pets" fundraiser to benefit our CNY SPCA.  And a very special thank you to the amazing deputies from the Onondaga County Sheriff's Office, along with CNY SPCA Cruelty Officer Bodah, for the police escort  that allowed us all to travel together safely.

Photos courtesy of Jim Ennis, Mary Lou Higgins and Peggy Blakley

Ava's Awesome Lemonade Stand

On August 6th, 23 Corvettes with 42 members of the SCC took their annual cruise to "Ava's Awesome Lemonade Stand" in Liverpool, NY.  The lemonade stand raises money for pediatric cancer as a part of the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation.

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Photos courtesy of Mary Lou Higgins & Tina Offenburg

Dick Walters Memorial Cruise and Celebration

On August 3rd, 66 members of the Syracuse Corvette Club, 6 guests and one dog, in 66 Corvettes, participated in a cruise to honor Dick Walters, a fellow SCC member who passed away suddenly in March.  The cruise ended at the ‘Madison County Distillery in Cazenovia, NY, for a celebration of Dick’s life.  Many of his family members attended, including his wife, Marty, son Tom and daughter Erin. 

Photos courtesy of Mary Lou Higgins

News Channel 9

SCC members gathered at News Channel 9 in Syracuse to promote our 30th Annual Vettes at the Beach in Sylvan Beach, NY.

Photos courtesy of Clare Normoyle,
WSYR-TV/NewsChannel 9

Chicken BBQ

On July 23rd, 35 SCC members in 18 Corvettes had a delicious Chicken BBQ put on by the Lake Forest Sportsman Club.

Photos courtesy of Jim Ennis

An evening at Clear Path for Veterans

SCC members attended a great event at Clear Path for Veterans in Chittenango, NY, on July 21st.  22 Corvettes caravanned in with 40 members and one guest.  The Clear Path Culinary Department treated members to a delicious buffet dinner. There was a spectator judged car show and members were invited to join their "Friday Night Fires". Members donated $605 to this great organization.  Overall, such a great evening.

Photos courtesy of Mary Lou Higgins

First Annual Night with the Syracuse Mets Baseball Club

SCC members enjoyed a fun night out at NBT Stadium in Syracuse, NY, watching the Syracuse Mets play against the Buffalo Bison.  12 Corvettes and 37 members attended the event.  And best of all, the Mets won in the bottom of the 9th, 8-6.

Photos courtesy of Mary Lou Higgins

"Drive the Glen" at Watkins Glen International

Photos courtesy of Rick Rinefierd

Members of the SCC attended the annual "Drive the Glen" at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, NY.  They were able to drive their Corvettes on the legendary track for three laps!

Independence Day Parade

We had a fantastic turnout on July 4th at the Hamilton, NY, Independence Day Parade.  41 Corvettes participated in the parade! Some SCC members enjoyed a picnic afterwards at Pratts Falls State Park.


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Slideshow photos courtesy of Mary Lou Higgins

Sahlen's "Six Hours at the Glen"

Photos courtesy of Brenda Justice

A little rain didn't dampen the fun for 11 SCC members and 1 guest who attended Six Hours at the Glen in 7 Corvettes at Watkins Glen International Raceway on June 24th and 25th.

High School Graduation Drive-By

10 Corvettes with 17 members participated in a special graduation drive-by for Joey Abt
during his graduation party.

Photos courtesy of Peggy Blakley

1000 Islands Concours d'Elegance

On Saturday, June 24th, 10 Corvettes from the SCC attended the 1000 Islands Concours d'Elegance in Clayton, NY.

Photos courtesy of Rick Rinefierd

Can-Am Corvette Connectathon

The inaugural Can-Am Corvette Connectathon took place in Alexandria Bay, NY, on June 20th & 21st.  A total of 83 Corvettes participated in the event, 17 of which were from the SCC.  Everyone enjoyed an Uncle Sam's Boat Tour as well as a delicious buffet dinner on the first day.  On day 2, everyone particiated a guided large group cruise.


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Slideshow photos courtesy of Mary Lou Higgins & Peggy Blakley

Car Show in Minoa, NY

On June 19th, 27 SCC members and 1 guest in 17 Corvettes (and 1 Camaro) attended a car show for residents of Onondaga Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Home.  The sight of all the beautiful cars brought such smiles to the residents' faces! The staff treated everyone to some fun 50's tunes along with hamburgers and hotdogs.

A resident shares a photo with some members of his 2015 orange Corvette.

A few members stopped after the car show at Coneheads Creamery LLC, one of our awesome "Vettes at the Beach" sponsors!

Photos courtesy of Jim Ennis & Mary Lou Higgins

Chicken BBQ at Lake Forest Sportsman Club

On June 18th, 28 SCC members in 15 Corvettes enjoyed a chicken barbeque at the Lake Forest Sportsman Club in  Brewerton, NY.

Photos courtesy of Jim Ennis

"Back the Blue" Ride & Rally

It was a gorgeous day on June 17th for the "Back the Blue" Ride & Rally in support of the New York Law Enforcement, sponsored by our good friends from Rochester Corvette Club, from the Eagle Vale Golf Club. 20 SCC members in 14 Corvettes attended the fun event!

Photo courtesy of Jim Ennis

June Monthly Cruise Night Dinner

61 SCC members in 29 Corvettes attended our monthly cruise night dinner at 916 Riverside.

Photos Courtesy of Mary Lou Higgins

Heid's of Liverpool, June 11th

Nice turnout for the monthly Corvette night at Heid's of Liverpool. with 58 SCC members, 21 guests and 46 Corvettes in attendance.

Photos courtesy of Mary Lou Higgins & Peggy Blakley

Back to the Beach Corvettes Weekend

Members of the SCC recently attended the 19th Annual Back to the Beach Corvettes Weekend in Old Orchard Beach, Maine.

Photos courtesy of Jim Ennis

Vettes in Perfection of the Capital District

The Vettes in Perfection of the Capital District Spring Corvette Show was held on June 4th at Lakeside Farms Cider Mill in Ballston Lake, NY.  Eleven members and 6 Corvettes attended.

SCC member, Lisa Truax, won
a top pick in the C8 Class.

Skaneateles Lunch Boat Cruise

On Sunday, June 4th,  30 SCC members enjoyed a pleasant afternoon aboard the Judge Ben Wiles of the Mid-Lakes Navigation Company for a narrated lunch cruise. A delicious meal was served and the staff was amazing!


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Slideshow photos courtesy of  Mary Lou Higgins, Tina Offenburg, and Jim Ennis

Annual Springfest Corvette Show

Eight members of the Syracuse Corvette Club, in five Corvettes, attended the Allentown Area Corvette Club’s 22nd Annual “Springfest” Corvette Show, at the Lehigh Valley Campus of Penn State University on June 3rd. What a beautiful day with over 300 Corvettes!

SCC Vice President and his wife,
Bill and Barb Goode, took home a
2nd place trophy in the C8 class.

Memorial Day Parade in Jordan, NY


52 SCC members in 31 Corvettes drove in the Jordan Memorial Day Parade of Bands to help honor the memory of our fallen military heroes.


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Photos courtesy of Fred Shattell

Memorial Day Parade in Fabius, NY

The SCC participated in the annual Memorial Day parade in Fabius, NY.  There were 21 members, one guest, and one dog in 14 Corvettes that joined in the parade.  What a beautiful morning and the Fabius residents were very kind and grateful to us for our participation.

Photos courtesy of Mary Lou Higgins & Linda West

Wheels on Main Street, Waterloo, NY

Photo courtesy of Jim Ennis

20 SCC members in 12 Corvettes line up for the 24th Annual "Wheels on Main Street" Memorial Day Weekend car show in Waterloo, NY on May 30th.
It was a beautiful day with many amazing vehicles at the show including antiques, classics, hot rods, muscle cars and more!

Inaugural Town of Salina Memorial Weekend Car Show


Slideshow photos by Fred Shattell

The Town of Salina launched its inaugural Memorial Weekend Car Show with 32 SCC members present in 20 Corvettes. This car show was to benefit Honor Flight Syracuse. An additional $280 were raised to benefit our military veterans and Honor Flight.

Oneida, NY Memorial Parade

On the evening of May 26th, the Syracuse Corvette Club chauffeured four young honorees from the Oneida Elks Lodge #767 in the Oneida, NY Memorial Parade.  Eighteen SCC members in 11 Corvettes participated in the parade.

Photos courtesy of Jim Ennis

Watkins Glen Corvette Festival

A total of 21 SCC members in 11 Corvettes attended the Inaugural Corvette Festival in Watkins Glen, NY on May 20-21. As part of the festival, all Corvettes took a spirited cruise on the original Watkins Glen racing circuit and over the famous Stone Bridge.

Photos courtesy of Deb Weaver


Slideshow photos by Fred Shattell

Monthly Cruise Night & Dinner 

Our first monthly "Cruise Night & Dinner" of the new season at The Pier in Brewerton, NY, was a huge success!  We had 121 SCC members (including 2 new members) with 55 Corvettes in attendance. It was a fantastic evening of great food and fun!

SCC President, Jim Ennis (left),
presents club treasurer, Deb Weaver, and her husband, Jim, a farewell photo from the club as they will be moving to Tennessee to be closer to their family. We thank them for their involvement in the club as well as their friendship.  They will be sorely missed but we wish them the best in their new venture!


Photos by Fred Shattell

Corvette Cruisin' Night at Heid's in Liverpool

Great turnout for our first
monthly meetup at Heid's in Liverpool on Sunday, May 14th! 63 SCC members, 10 guests (including 2 from Binghamton and 2 from Rochester) came in 42 Corvettes. Seven of the eight generations of the Corvette were represented! Join us in June for our next monthly meetup!

Photos courtesy of Mildred Winslow

Watkins Glen International

On Saturday, May 13th, nine SCC members and one guest in 5 Corvettes attended the Grist Iron Brewing Company Grand Ramble at Watkins Glen International.

Photos courtesy of  Brenda Justice


Slideshow photos by Fred Shattell

Honor Flight April 22, 2023

2o members of the Syracuse Corvette Club welcomed back our amazing and heroic veterans from the Honor Flight Syracuse Mission 018 at Syracuse Hancock International Airport.  A fun group dinner followed at Twin Trees III in North Syracuse.

Photos courtesy of  Jim Ennis and Fred Shattell

First Monthly Cruise Night Dinner of 2023

Great turn out for the first "Cruise Night" dinner of the year!
46 SCC members with 17 Corvettes attended our April 20th Cruise Night dinner at Bistro 1926 at Drumlins Country Club in Syracuse.

Photos courtesy of  Mary Lou Higgins

Cars & Coffee at Van Bortel Chevrolet's "Corvette Warehouse"

On February 25th, 22 SCC members enjoyed a fun "Cars & Coffee" event at Van Bortel Chevrolet's Corvette Warehouse in Macedon, NY.  The morning was followed up with a fun lunch with members of the Corvettes of Buffalo at Flaherty's Grill and Tap Room.

Photos courtesy of  Jim Ennis

4th Annual Syracuse Corvette Club Night with Syracuse Crunch Hockey

Photos courtesy of  Mary Lou Higgins

SCC Members attended the 4th Annual Syracuse Corvette Club Night with Syracuse Crunch Hockey on February 24th.  A delicious meal was enjoyed at Ale 'n' Angus Pub in Downtown Syracuse prior to the game. A portion of each game ticket was donated to the Burn Foundation of Central New York.  And the Crunch won 3-2 over the Wilkes-Barre Penguins!

2023 Auto Expo VIP Preview Night

Photo courtesy of Mary Lou Higgins

 SCC Members recently attended the VIP Preview Night for the 2023 Auto Expo on February 15th.  Great food and drinks along with many beautiful new cars!

Blast from the Past...

Click the image below to check out this video of 2007 SCC Events.

Video by Marcus Osmun,
son of SCC Member, Marc Osmun.


We are grateful to our sponsors for taking an interest in the Syracuse Corvette Club. Their support has helped to defray the expenses of several special member events. Hats off to them for their continued support!
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