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10/14/11 1:55pm - Original Message: 'NCM eNews - October 13, 2011'
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National Corvette Museum eNews
  OCTOBER 13, 2011
IN THIS ISSUE:
  • Winterize Your Ride
  • Museum Gets a Nod at Fenway
  • "Build Your Own" Grand Sport Winner Drawn
  • Save on Corvette "Creature" Bricks
  • Vets 'n Vettes Registration Closing
  • Corvette Store Feature
  • Holiday Gift Idea: Metal Cast Items
  • Travel Channel New Show Spotlights Corvette Plant
Winterize Your Ride

How would you like to get your car all cleaned up and ready for a winter's rest, while taking her out for one last hoorah for 2011?

Why not plan a special visit and Xperience at the National Corvette Museum? Much like the R8C Delivery option, the NCM Xperience gives you the chance to take a VIP tour of the Corvette Plant and Museum while your baby gets VIP treatment in the Museum's PDI area. After a good cleaning, your car will be put on display in the Museum's Corvette Boulevard, broadcast live on our webcams for all to see.

Participants of the program also receive a free one-year individual Museum membership, commemorative plaque, silver decal recognizing the participation in the program and an individual photo in front of the Museum (weather permitting).

NCM Xperiences are $350, and you can bring three friends with you! Additionally, Xperiences are open to any year Corvette! Learn more online, and book yours today!
 

Museum Gets a Nod at Fenway

Ambassadors are an important part of the National Corvette Museum - serving as a liasion between us and their clubs while promoting our offerings to the world.

One such Ambassador got a little nod to the Museum in a very unusual way! Mike Furman shared with us a surprising shoutout to him and the Museum.

"I have a Corvette ZR1 customer who is a very influential Boston businessman that invited me to Fenway Park [in September]. I flew up Saturday evening and got a tour of Fenway and watched the Rays beat the Sox. It was a great New England Fall day. In the middle of the 5th he told me to watch the scoreboard. See attached picture. I am an Ambassador (Frederick County Corvette Club in MD) for the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY...hence the reference."

Thanks, Mike, for sharing! If your club doesn't currently have an ambassador for the Museum and you might be interested - please checkout our website's Ambassador page for more information!

"Build Your Own" Grand Sport Winner Drawn
 

Congratulations to Marilyn Mohs of Katy, TX! Marilyn's lucky ticket #1081 was drawn today on Corvette Boulevard for the chance to "Build Your Own" Grand Sport. We sold 1169 of the 1,994 tickets.

Next week, Thursday, October 20 at 2pm, we raffle off a 2012 Carlisle Blue Grand Sport Coupe! The car features ebony/light titanium interior, 6-speed automatic transmission with paddle shift, 3LT package with navigation, transparent removable roof, battery protection package, Grand Sport chrome aluminum wheels, Grand Sport Performance Package, NPP dual mode performance exhaust, head-up display and comes with R8C Museum Delivery. The raffle is limited to 1,000 tickets at $200 each.

Learn more and purchase tickets online at www.corvettemuseum.org/raffle or call 800-538-3883 during normal business hours.

Save on Corvette "Creature" Bricks
 

Honor a furry friend with one of our small special logo bricks!  For a limited time, order a Corvette Creature brick and receive $25 off.  To celebrate the upcoming holiday, our Halloween pumpkin brick is also $25 off.  These bricks are located in special reserved areas near the front entrance of the Museum.  Enter code SPECIALBRK25 in the special instructions box on the shipping summary page.  Offer expires October 21st.  Discount will be applied during processing and not valid on previous purchases, existing orders, or duplicate bricks.  Order now and save!

Vets 'n Vettes Registration Closing

Now in its 4th year, our Vets 'n Vettes event continues to grow and we continue to add more military-themed activities and displays.

This year's event is in conjunction with our 3rd American Warrior Recognition program, bringing 100 wounded military personnel from Fort Knox and Fort Campbell for a day of fun and recognition.

Also new for 2011 is a "Patriotic Paint Display" where we invite Corvettes painted in patriotic themes to enjoy special parking, and one lucky participant will be selected for feature on the cover of America's Sports Car magazine.

Register online here by Friday, October 21.

Corvette Store Featured Item
 

NCM Mansfield Jacket. This stand out jacket will be a race day favorite! Lightweight 100% nylon jacket with an embroidered NCM logo on the front left chest. $34.00

Holiday Gift Guide: Metal Cast Photos
 

Looking for a holiday gift idea for that special someone who is so hard to shop for? Why not get them a unique metal cast photo, matted and framed?

In addition to offering metal cast photos, we also offer build sheets and window stickers cast in aerospace grade aluminum. The plaques are 6" x 10" and are $95 (members) and $115 (non-members). Window sticker casts are $125 (members), $150 (non-members). Add the matting and framing for an additional $140 (member) and $155 (nonmember).

The metal casting takes approximately 4-5 weeks, and framing is an additional week, so order yours today online here. Note: we can hold your items and ship 12/15 by request.

Gift certificates for build sheets and window stickers are also available!

Travel Channel: Made in America
 

The Travel Channel has a new series - paying homage to America's Sports Car in their show "Made in America." The episode was filmed with host George Motz at the Corvette Plant, and the first airing was Tuesday, October 11. If you missed it, don't worry! They will be re-playing it again next Tuesday, October 18th at 7:30pm ET, and again at 2:30am ET October 19th.

Check out the Travel Channel site about this new show here.

 

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COLIN POWELL AUTOGRAPHED CORVETTE

Brand-new, 2005 Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car Model, 1:24 Scale. The model is autographed by Colin Powell from a visit he made here to the National Corvette Museum. Car is new in box with the autograph on the trunk section of the car.

Auction ends October 20. Bid here.

NCM LOGO BILL CAP

$16.00
 

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October 22
 

NEXT RAFFLE


2012 Carlisle Blue Grand Sport Coupe

Thursday, October 20 at 2pm CT

Tickets $200, Limited to 1000 Tickets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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