Corvettes

The Corvettes fundraiser at Keyes Chevytown netted more than $3,000 for Stepping Stones of Dunn County.

Chevytown Corvettes celebrated its second anniversary by holding a Corvette Car Show at Keyes Chevrolet. The event was held to help generate donations for Stepping Stones the local food pantry in Menomonie.

All of the generations of the Corvette were represented with the oldest being a 1954 Corvette C1 Roadster owned locally by Pete Jungenberg of Menomonie. Many other Corvette Clubs traveled to be represented at the event including the LaCrosse Corvette Club, North Club from Duluth, Minn., Chippewa Valley Corvette Club & Ya Ya Vettcha Club.

Larry Tomter with his 1965 Corvette Coupe won both the Sponsors Choice and Participants Choice Award, selected by the other car owners in the show. Steve Arnold with a custom 1966 Corvette was the winner of the People Choice Award which was selected by the public who attended the show.

The event generated $1,452.60 in donations and another $182 in a 50/50 raffle for a total of $1,584.60. Keyes Chevrolet is matching the $1,640 for a total donation of $3,169.20 for Stepping Stones.

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Dunn County News editor

Barbara Lyon is the editor of The Dunn County News in Menomonie, WI.