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Elfi’s Silver Pearl Sisterhood Awards Funding

Elfi's Silver Pearl Sisterhood
New Women-Only Philanthropic Society Selects Damsels of Design Exhibit for Award At the 25th Anniversary Celebration, the Silver Pearl Sisterhood had their inaugural luncheon, generously provided by Sisterhood Founding Member and NCM Board Chairman Emeritus Leslie Gardner. The group was tasked with reviewing four Museum projects and voting on which one their funds would support. …

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Telling the Story of Corvettes’ Early Competitor

Ford Thunderbird Donation
“What’s that FORD doing in a Corvette Museum? Don Hering of Cincinnati, OH remembers the first time he saw a Thunderbird. He was 11 years old, and the 1955 model had just debuted. From then it became a life-long dream to own one. “Growing up I always thought they were cool, and I was interested …

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Rare Color 1993 ZR-1 Donated

1993 Black Rose ZR1 Donation
The Corvette has a long history that’s connected to the U.S. military, and the story of how this particular Corvette made it’s way to the National Corvette Museum has a military connection. For many who have served, owning a Corvette after returning home is a reward to themselves. In our donor’s case, he served in …

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2005 Daytona Sunset Orange Corvette Donated

Crawford, Texas couple Ron and Lori Galt decided the perfect day to donate their beautiful 2005 Daytona Sunset Orange Corvette would be the day they took delivery of their new 2019 Arctic White Grand Sport Coupe. The C6 beauty would be the first of that model year to be donated to the Museum. “We’ve spent …

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Custom-Built Corvette & Eldorado ‘El Vette’ Donated

While growing up I came to know there was nothing my dad could not fix.  At some point, I noticed my dad, John Jacobi (sometimes known as JJ) strived to do things differently than most.  For instance, he wouldn’t buy something if he knew he could make it.  Sometimes this was just plain embarrassing to …

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