Ladies and Germs, if you will be seated we can start the show. This is the 2nd Annual Last Gasp Awards..Thanks to Alex Watson and his great idea that started it all. Yesterday all the votes were tallied up and the judges are unanimous in there decisions. We agonized for what “seemed” like hours over the tough choices.. Oh it was tough.. The judges were Carla, Chris and myself. They sent in there awards and I get to make up.. I mean qualify my own. We are handing out just TWO, of the coveted Hagerty “AWARD OF DISTINCTION” No its not a bottle of mouthwash.. The others here just get bragging rights.. And Hagerty “flashlights” When you are 90 and have lost it all and the world is getting dark… You will have the Hagerty Flashlight… And one very very special award… Read below.. Enjoy… So, without further adoooo! Turn down your lights and turn up the cheesy band music..
Best Rock Video…. Rabbit, From MN.
Best “You had your chance” video….Suzy in Suzy
Best “Postcard Photo”….Kristen Glick, Holland, MI
Best “Where is the Captain now?” (Garwood)…..Loren Sattler, Hessel, MI
Best use of fall colors.. Alex Watson For his Hessel Header
Best Use of his kids to get this dumb award…Brian Toye
Best Sunday Morning on CBS end of the gasp video to Chad Durren
A Very Special” Good Sport” Award goes to Mike Mayor.. For starting the week out with some fun and humor.. It got things going with fun and showed us all what a fun comunity we all are in.. Thanks Mike.. and Chad for getting this one rolling.. We have a special “Bag of real leaves for Mike..
And the the first Grand Prize Winner .. Paul and Karen Harrison For not disappointing us on one more boating excursion were nothing goes right. After getting stranded in Montana, loosing a transmission in St Louis, running out of gas in Tahoe, and a broken Drive shaft on there NEW truck.. This last gasp attempt to enjoy a simple boat ride, with a motor that wont start was just classic.. So.. For that Hagerty is proud to award you guys with the big award.
And the other big Winner.. “It’s Over” Photo….Dale Sirois, Cheyenne, WY This shot said it all, and when we saw it, we all inside of our hearts knew it was over.. Thanks Dale.