Tom Benford, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief
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RIDING OFF INTO THE SUNSET... Exactly 10 years ago AllAboutVettes.com published its first issue. It’s been a long road that we set on about, most of the time it was fun, but then there were times when there wasn’t much to smile about. For example, in 2012 we had hurricane Sandy to contend with here on the New Jersey Shore which left many folks, including some of our staff, without shelter or worse. And yet we weathered it and came out OK. Now, the world is in a sheltered state thanks to Covid-19, and it has again taken its toll on all of us. We have felt it first-hand, with declining adver- tising revenues, lack of photographing new cover cars and difficulty in doing projects for the magazine due to shelter-in-place guidelines and more. The bottom line is that this is our last issue. We have, indeed, had a good 10- year run. But you’ve got to know when to hold them and know when to fold them. And so, though it was a hard decision to make, I’ve decided that now is definitely the time to “fold them”. I’ve written about Corvettes for 25 years and now it’s time for me to retire. I do want to thank all of our advertisers, supporters and readers for your encouragement and support over the years. And I say thanks and may God bless us all as I ride off into the sunset – in one of my Corvettes, of course!
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