This annually traveling award was created to recognize members
who have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the club and the
hobby in a Chevelle oriented manner. As per club tradition,
recipient of the award chooses the new recipient of the award.
This year's recipient
of the award
goes to Nick Tomcykowski, and was presented to him at the HCC Holiday
Party, which was held in November at Greg Hansen's home.
Presentation by Rick Lambert:
"As many of you know, a first impression is the impression most
remembered. Clubs that last, have to make good impressions to survive.
Good impressions attract new members while holding on to those already
There are many members qualified and considered for this
years Golden Chevelle Award. Some considerations are:
We have members that are rarely absent
from a meeting or club event.
We have members that contribute their
time in setting up our club
display for World of Wheels or other special events but do
not have their Chevelle in the event.
We have members that offer their
time in helping other members ready their Chevelle for some of these
We have members that drive their
Chevelle to club events whatever the
We have new members that immediately
jump in and participate
in club events from the minute they become members.
We have members that offer of their
business resources in creating a
positive Heartland Chevelle experience.
With the Heartland Chevelle
Club having so many outstanding members, it was very difficult to sift
through the many individual contributing qualities in search of this
years Award Recipient.
Being just a bit off center... my selection critieria for this years
Golden Chevelle Award (2013) is based on conditions near and dear to
1. Someone that represents the Heartland Chevelle Club in a positive
2. Someone that shows their car without expectation of winning awards.
3. Someone that participates in all, or nearly, all club events.
4. Someone that is there to help whenever needed no matter who needs
5. Someone that drives their car, damb the distance.
6. Someone that seeks out prospective members and welcomes them into
7. Someone that drives their car, damb the weather.
8. Someone that defines the " Golden Chevelle Award".
9. Someone that I am pleased to call a friend.
It is my pleasure to announce that the deserving someone is Nick