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Building Engines to Brighten Days

Earlier this year the Museum received a letter from Amy East of Brunswick, GA. Her son, 19-year-old Darren Pickren, is a Corvette enthusiast and mechanical engineering student at Mercer University in Macon, GA. Darren was on the President’s List, and Amy had purchased him a 1981 Corvette to restore. Life was good! “Right before Christmas, …

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Bowling Green Area Chamber Launches Second Year of the OnTrack Motorsports Education Initiative with New Partner National Corvette Museum

Today, the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce officially launched the second year of the OnTrack motorsports initiative with a celebration of the cars already in process. In 2015, the Chamber launched the OnTrack motorsports education initiative, in partnership with the Warren County Area Technology Center, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College, Western Kentucky University, …

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Poker Run’s Proceeds Support Corvette Museum Fund a Fieldtrip Program

Some Corvette Clubs host a car show with proceeds benefiting the Museum, others donate their time by visiting and performing volunteer work but for one Kentucky dealership, it was a Poker Run that yielded donations for the Museum. On Saturday, April 9, Don Franklin Chevrolet of Somerset, KY and Museum Master Ambassador Adam Ellison (a.k.a. …

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State Farm Awards Grant for National Corvette Museum Teen Driving Programs

State Farm Insurance has awarded a $15,000 grant to the National Corvette Museum to provide financial support for teen driving programs held at the NCM Motorsports Park. The funding will be used towards Tire Rack’s Street Survival program (offered three times this year at the NCM Motorsports Park) and for service and maintenance on the …

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