Caro-Vettes, Inc., Corvette club of Jacksonville, North Carolina was founded on April 7th, 1977. Caro-Vettes (Carolina Corvettes) started it's existence with 7 members and reached a peak of forty (40) members. Caro-Vettes joined the Southeastern Confederacy of Corvette Clubs in 1978. This group consisted of twenty-six (26) Corvette Clubs ranging from Wilmington, NC to Manassas, VA. Caro-Vettes distinguished itself by winning the Club Championship in EVENT PARTICIPATION and PRECISION AWARD for the best organized and most popular events in 1987, 1988, and 1989. This was unprecedented and the trophies were retired and remain with Caro-Vettes to this day. Caro-Vettes became a member in the National Council of Corvette Clubs, (NCCC), November of 1991 and remain to this day. Members Corvettes range from 1958 to 1997.
The purposes to Caro-Vettes Corvette Club of Jacksonville are to: (1) encourage the preservation and advancement of the Corvette, (2) provide a source of readily available technical knowledge, information, and assistance in the maintenance and operation of the Corvette, (3) provide and regulate competitive and social events for participating individuals, (4) encourage careful, safe, and skillful driving on public highways, (5) be a credit to the community of Jacksonville, NC, and (6) SAVE THE WAVE