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Jim Spotts, Jim’s Rare Serials
Vincent “Pug” Pugliese, Ford Clearing House
Tom Petty, Vintage Neon
Elliott "Junior" Detweiler
Leo H. Miller Sr.
Morgan Ruth, Ruth Motors
Gene & Susie Barnette
Dan "Swish" Swisher
Dave Mihalko Sr.
Bert Patrick Melody
Tom Placer, Flashback F 100
Iona Ross, Cookies Cool Canopies
Don Mason, R 12 Freon Replacement
Bill & Louise Hoover
William Hodges Jr.
Carlisle Events is a family owned business and we consider our automotive flea market vendors, midway vendors, showfield participants, spectators and friends of the hobby our family, as well. Sadly, we have lost many of these friends over the years, and want to remember them here as a way to pay tribute to their spirit and contributions within the hobby.
One of the many “friends of Carlisle” to have passed since our inception was the man who co-founded what’s been known as Carlisle Events for decades, Elliott “Chip” Miller. Chip was a die-hard Corvette enthusiast and was the mind behind the 1982 launch of Corvettes at Carlisle. Sadly, Chip passed away in March of 2004 from a rare disease known as Amyloidosis. His commitment to the hobby led to a posthumous induction into the National Corvette Museum’s Hall of Fame in 2005. To this day, his legacy lives on in many ways. Annually at Corvettes at Carlisle, a special display dubbed “Chip’s Choice” showcases a different theme and offers some of the best Corvettes around, the kind of cars Chip would have liked. Further, his namesake foundation carries on his legacy while helping raise awareness and support for those impacted by Amyloidosis. If Chip were here today, he’d remind us all that “Life is Good.” While he and other friends of Carlisle have left us, none of them will ever be forgotten.
Our dedicated bench program offers a wonderful opportunity for a statement of appreciation. Your bench plaque message can remember that special someone, pay tribute to a family member or friend, recognize your club, leave a message, or you can give a gift that will last for years. There are currently more than 50 benches on the facility. Plaques are made of aluminum and measure 12 inches wide by four inches tall. For more information, cost, placement and ordering, please contact Tami at 717-243-7855 x189, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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