Entries by Gina Schiess

Festival of Lights Christmas Parade

Twas’ twenty-four days before Christmas and not a Miata could be heard… when out on the road top there suddenly appeared 12 tiny Miata’s and Santa too? The twelve Miata’s all lined up in front of our house just waiting to be decorated for the Carolina Beach Festival of Lights Holiday Parade. The lights and […]

President’s Message – January 2018

Hi All, Well, it is December 2017 and this is likely my 36th monthly President’s letter. It is also my last for the foreseeable future. In January, at the annual General Membership meeting we will elect new officers and I will be stepping down as the leader of this wonderful club. It has been a […]

Secretary’s Column – December 2017

Clearing off my desk I find that there are a few items of importance that will require some action by the Club before the end of the year. There are elections coming in January at the Annual General Meeting and Holiday Party to be held on January 6th. The nominating committee has announced a slate […]

Coffee Social – November 2017

A Coffee Social was held on November 4th at Bitty and Beau’s. Our newest members, Bill & Martha Fay joined the Club on the day of the event and Joel & Sarah Wiltgen and Bob & Suzanne Seiwell joined shortly after this event. A few pictures follow from our November Coffee Social.   

CFMC Activities Report by Ron Carmichael

We are nearing the end of another great year of CFMC events. I would like to thank all of the members who have hosted events as well as those members who have participated in them. Now it is time to begin to plan for our 2018 activities. Please consider hosting an event in the coming […]

Mazda MX-5 Miata – A Story of its Origin

Mazda often reminds us that the MX-5 Miata is the world’s favorite two-seat roadster, with more than a million sales since 1989. While total Corvette production is higher—one million by 1992, over 1.6 million to date—coupes outnumber convertibles in ‘Vette’ land by a wide margin. What Mazda is less vociferous to share is exactly how […]