Community Support Activities

SCC gives back to the community in various ways.  Our largest effort is the organization of an annual holiday season toy drive benefiting Neva King Cooper Education Center, a local special education facility serving severely handicapped children.  SCC  has provided holiday gifts as well as cash donations to the Neva King Cooper Educational Center for the past 26 years.  Please click here for two South Dade Newsleader articles concerning Neva King Cooper and the Sunshine Corvette Club.

 

SCC is joined in our efforts by our sponsor, Bomnin Chevrolet West Kendall, Miami Dade Police and Fire Department personnel, as well as the Heat Dancers, and mascot "Burnie" which is always a favorite of the children.

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12/18/18 Toy Distribution

Previous Years

Click HERE to see a video of our 2016 Neva King Cooper Party

Video provided by SCC members Alex Polo and Gil Ramos

Click the arrow below to start a video of our 2015 Neva King Cooper Party

Video provided by SCC members Carmen and Gil Ramos

Bomnin Chevrolet West Kendall conducted an Easter Celebration on April 18, 2019 at the Redlands Christian Migrants Association child development center located in Florida City.  SCC members supported our sponsor by bringing our Corvettes, and assisting in the activities.  Please click on the photo below to enlarge and show additional photos of the children's activities. 

SCC members also support fund raising efforts of organizations such as Cystic Fibrosis Foundation by attending their functions, and showing our cars at the Special Olympics competitions.

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SCC donated money on July 31, 2016 to "Driving for a Cause," the charitable arm of Homestead-Miami Speedway.   SCC members also donated canned goods to Farm Share, (South Florida's local food bank), and gym shoes to Got Sneakers (a local sneaker recycling organization). The Speedway also supported Special Olympics during this day's event.  SCC members were allowed to take 10 "hot laps" around the track as a thank you for our efforts.  SCC has continued to donate money to the Homestead-Miami speedway charity each year and we are invited to take some laps on the track.  Please see pictures and link to a video below, or on the Social Activities page.

9/21/19 and previous years charity track days

Click HERE to see a video of our 2016 track experience

Video provided by SCC member Chuck Schumacher

Parades are another way for SCC members to have fun with their cars while also giving enjoyment to others.  We participate in the Falls Shopping Center Holiday Parade, the City of South Miami Parade of Elves, the City of Miami Springs Independence Day parade, the Jr. Orange Bowl Parade, Veterans Day Parades, the Coral Gables Military Tribute event, and other functions as requested by local cities and community organizations.

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2018 Santa's Parade of Elfs and Jr. Orange Bowl Parades
General Parades
Military Parades

Above videos provided by SCC members Carmen and Gil Ramos

Video provided by SCC member Cathy Carman

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