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February 2023

Updated: Apr 15, 2023

Hello Everyone,

We may only be half way through the winter, but our summer plans are really heating up! And regardless of the time of year, we are constantly working to best support our membership and sponsors. Read on to see what we’re up to!

Supporting Our Vipers

Maintaining aging and low volume vehicles that are long out of production can be a real challenge. We’re extremely proud to have built strong ties with our Chrysler dealer sponsors, the manufacturer and a multitude of new, used, rebuilt and aftermarket Viper parts suppliers. We've even negotiated some parts discounts for our Ontario members. We know where to find whatever is needed, and if we can’t get it, likely no one can.

The VCO is committed to providing an unsurpassed Viper ownership experience with a network of Viper technical experts at our Chrysler dealerships and other sponsors, on our club’s Board, and within our own membership where many have gained specific knowledge and hands-on experience over many years. Watch for new initiatives coming.

When you support our club and sponsors you are directly supporting our club’s comprehensive resources that Viper owners in Ontario depend on. We’re all Viper owners, we all benefit from maintaining these important resources, and you can be confident they’ll be there when you need them. Thank you for your VCO support!

Support When Selling

Your VCO membership is now fully transferrable to the new owner should you decide to sell. This is a benefit to you as the purchase of a club member's Viper provides buyer confidence, and the anticipation of experiencing the included benefits of club membership! You can even advertise the sale of your Viper for free on our Market Place!

Supporting Events for Fun & Charity

We’re once again planning over 50 club events across Ontario, with something for everyone. This year we’re combining some social and performance driving events with our Drive for Charity initiative in support of very worthwhile charities like The James Fund at SickKids, Juvenile Diabetes and Ronald MacDonald House.

Our Vipers and member's participation are the perfect vehicles to combine with the efforts of our sponsors, other car clubs, and media outlets to make these events a real success for improving children’s lives! Charity events are being added to our calendar!

Photo of a past James Fund event organized by Ian law. Please join us Sat. May 13th!

Welcome New Members

We’re very pleased to welcome Andy & Denise Presland, Essex (near Windsor), They've owned their yellow 2001 RT-10 for over 20 years! We look forward to meeting you both soon at some events!

Mark June 11th on Your Calendar

The VCO’s Annual Viper Show & Lunch Meeting will be by far our largest event of the year, as it was last year when we first held one. We’re hoping everyone will attend and help make this unique event an even bigger success with 75-100+ gleaming Vipers! It will be held at Hagerty Garage + Social in Burlington...see the calendar event listing.

Lunch will be provided again for each member, there will be gifts, draws and Members Choice Show Awards, and we're also working on some exciting new features!

Please put this one on your calendars right away and email Bruce if you plan to attend at This will help our planning effort enormously...thank you!

Announcing ONVE2023-Orillia, Sept. 16-17

Charming Orillia and the beautiful surrounding area have many fun things to do, including great restaurants, numerous choices for Viper cruises, nearby tour boat cruises, Casino Rama with concert shows, and shopping opportunities galore! Plan to join us for our annual club Ontario Viper Event, ONVE2023-Orillia! Watch for details coming soon!

Upcoming Events

Check our Events Calendar periodically as many events are yet to be added.

We do highlight up-coming events in each newsletter, but sometimes there are changes, rescheduling of dates or cancellations, and the Event Calendar is updated immediately when there are changes, as are members directly who have already RSVP'd! Add your choice of events to your personal calendars so you don’t miss any of them!

  • Sat. Feb. 25th, Lunch at Villa Caledon Inn. This venue is a club favorite and a great place to enjoy great food and friendship…and the appetizers are on the club! Be sure to RSVP by 5 pm on Friday the 17th for seating reservations! Photo below.

  • Sun. March 19th, Axe Throwing (yes you read that right!) & Lunch, Ottawa

  • Sat. March 25th, Lunch in Woodbridge

Legendary Motorcar Jan 21st Event Photos

Thanks to Dennis Harding for planning this great time with friends and incredible cars!

Second Renewal Draw Winners

We congratulate Andy & Mara Bortolotti, winners of our January 15th draw, who have now won their 2023 VCO membership for free! Thank you to Andy & Mara and all others who have renewed so far.

Everyone has one more chance to win in our last free draw coming soon....renew now with your e-transfer of $125 to and you’re done! Good luck!

Flashback of Events Past

It’s fun to look back at special memories, and realize we're making special new ones now! If you have some to share please submit them to Bruce at

We'll leave you with these from "Vipers Invade Niagara Falls 2009" where some other neighbouring clubs joined us! Photos courtesy of Nabil Arafat, our VCO president then.

Thank you all for supporting our club and efforts to provide an unsurpassed Viper ownership and club experience...we couldn't do it without you! Proud to be VCO!

On behalf of your VCO Leadership Team,

Bruce Hadfield

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