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    Default National Corvette Museum eNEWS 9/3/16



    This Week's Issue...
    Museum Featured on Outdoor Channel

    While the now infamous Corvette-swallowing sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum was an unfortunate event, the occurrence continues to bring opportunities for media coverage to Bowling Green. Such was the case early this spring when Ugly Duckling Entertainment visited, filming segments for the new show,Nick’s Wild Ride, airing on the Outdoor Channel.
    This season of Nick’s Wild Ride features 13 episodes, with the National Corvette Museum and NCM Motorsports Park being featured on episode 110: Fast Cars and Fast Bucks.

    Read more on, and be connected to video clips here.
    Bowling Green Airport Offering Commercial Flights

    For the first time in 44 years the Bowling Green / Warren County Regional Airport is offering commercial flights. Flights to and from Atlanta, GA and Destin, FL are now available through Contour Airlines.
    Contour Airlines was announced in May as the airline providing service from Bowling Green to Atlanta twice daily during the week, and once a day on weekends. The airline will also be offering flights from Bowling Green to Destin, Florida at least twice a week on a seasonal basis.
    For information on ticket fares and flight schedules, visit www.contourairlines.com or call 1-888-33 CONTOUR.
    Two Raffle Winners Drawn

    Congrats to Rick Neal of Blanchester, OH with ticket #522 in our raffle drawing for a 2017 Watkins Glen Gray Corvette! We sold all 1,500 available tickets.

    Congrats also to Mike Bacco of Loveland, CO - winner of our 2016 Black Convertible Stingray with ticket #32306.

    Thanks to everyone for supporting the Museum through Raffle ticket purchases! You can check out our other upcoming raffles online at www.corvettemuseum.org/raffle or call 800-538-3883 during normal business hours.
    Corvette Clubs Awarded

    Each year the Museum welcomes clubs to submit entries in a competition to select the best newsletter, best website and best parking lot banner. This year's award recipients are:

    Newsletter
    1st Place: Corvettes of Temecula Valley, CA
    2nd Place: St. Louis, MO Corvette Club
    3rd Place: Corvettes Limited of Bowling Green, KY

    Email Newsletter
    1st Place: Allentown, PA Corvette Club
    2nd Place: Santa Barbara Corvette Club, CA
    3rd Place: Sunburst Corvette Club of Crystal Lake, IL

    Website
    1st Place: RTP Corvettes of Raleigh-Durham, NC
    2nd Place: Lone Star Corvette Club of Dallas, TX
    3rd Place: Capitol City Corvette Club of Montgomery, AL
    Banner
    1st Place: Corvette Club of Orlando, FL
    2nd Place: Tri-City Corvette Club of Southeast Texas
    3rd Place: Long Island, NY Corvette Owners Association

    Furthest Traveled: Down the Road Corvettes of Lakewood, CO.
    Club Volunteer Award: Corvette Indy of Indianapolis, IN

    Congratulations to all of our recipients! Photos of awards being accepted are available online here.


    Corvette Store Featured Item

    Clubs and Enthusiasts Featured

    Each year we update the content featured in the Enthusiast area of the Museum. Two clubs were selected in a random drawing to be highlighted in the Museum for the Club Spotlight: Corvette Club of Rhode Island and Route 66 Corvette Club. The clubs each setup artifacts for display, and provided photos and information about their club for a poster.

    We also updated the screen showing photos of 2016 Car Show Winners with their award and Corvette and 47 enthusiasts are now featured. Thanks to everyone who submitted an entry! If you didn't make the cut, be sure to take some pictures of your wins next year. We'll solicit again in the fall! Check out the photos online here or on your next visit to the Museum in our Enthusiast area.
    Club Parking Lot Banners Flying High

    Each May we begin accepting reservations for the banner spots in our parking lot from Corvette Clubs and the banners are hung just before our Labor Day weekend Anniversary each year. The following clubs have banners flying for 2016-2017: Baton Rouge, Battlefield, Big Country, Bluegrass, Bowling Green Assembly, Capitol City, Cedar Rapids, Central CO, Central FL, Central IL, Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car, Chosen Few, Circle City IN, Classic Glass GA, Corvette Club of America, Corvettes Limited of BG, Corvettes Limited of Central GA, East TN, First State DE, Florida, Free State, Grand Sport Registry, Greater Dayton, Kansas City, Land o' Sky, Las Vegas, Lone Star, Long Island, Lookingglass, Mid-MO, Midwest Early, NCM Fighter Squadron, New England, North FL, North Shore, North TX, Northern CA, Northern Lights, Orlando, Permian Basin, Queen City, Richmond, Ridge Runner, RTP, Sam Houston, San Jacinto, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, St. Louis, Tampa Bay, TX Corvette Assoc, The Original Garden State, The Vette Barn, Tri-City SE TX, Tulsa Vette Set, Valley Corvettes ID, Valley Vettes WI, Venice FL.

    Thanks to all the clubs who participate in this fundraiser for the Museum! Check out the photos of the banners online here.


    Upcoming Museum Events


    R8C Reunion
    September 29-October 1, 2016

    MiM 1-Lap of KY
    October 11-15; October 18-22 and October 25-29, 2016

    Vets 'n Vettes presented by Mobil 1
    November 3-5, 2016
    Museum in Motion: Daytona Rolex 24 presented by Michelin
    January 25-30, 2017
    Michelin NCM Bash
    April 27-29, 2017
    Museum in Motion Annual 'Tail of the Dragon' / Biltmore
    (Asheville, NC)
    April 30 - May 3, 2017
    C4 Gathering
    May 18-20, 2017
    Museum in Motion: NASCAR in the South
    (Charlotte, NC)
    May, 2017
    Museum in Motion 24 Hours of Le Mans
    (Paris / Normandy / Le Mans France)
    June 9-20, 2017
    NCM Le Mans Viewing Party
    June 17-18, 2017
    Museum in Motion Northwest Passage
    (Oregon / Washington)
    end of July / early August 2017
    Museum in Motion California Dreamin'
    August, 2017
    Museum in Motion 'Diamond in the Rough'
    Roanoke, WV
    August 27-29, 2017
    23rd Anniversary Celebration
    August 31 - September 2, 2017
    Museum in Motion Lone Star Corvette Club National Park Tour
    (Arizona / Utah)
    September, 2017
    Museum in Motion: Kentucky 1-Lap Tours
    October, 2017
    Vets 'n Vettes presented by Mobil 1
    November 9-11, 2017
    National Corvette Caravan
    August 28-31, 2019
    View a complete list of events with more information and links to register on our website here.
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