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Welcome to the Valley Vettes Corvette Club
Established 1983

The purpose of this social club is to promote the
fellowship of Corvette enthusiasts.

140 Members

                   
Club Events
April Club dues are due by April 30!
May 14 Valley Vettes Club Meeting
May 16 Spring Kick Off Cruise
June 6 Hot Rod Power Tour
June 7 Trip Around The Lake
June 11 Valley Vettes Club Meeting
June 13 Flag Day Parade
   
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Other Events 
April 26-29 MiM 3rd Annual Tail of the Dragon Tour
May 14-16 C4 Gathering
May 17 Fox Valley Road & Track Classic Road Tour
 
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Valley Vette News

Club Dues Are Due!
Renewal, by April 1|
$35.00 or single or couple ($40 for yourfirst year)
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Valley Vettes
PO Box 2555, Appleton, WI  54912.

 
   
Ivan and Mary Schrodt Donate Five Corvettes

The National Corvette Museum received an early holiday gift when on December 18 Ivan and Mary Schrodt donated five of their prized Corvettes.

"When people find out that you have more than one Corvette, they often wonder why that is. My answer is that they are all so different," said Ivan. "They handle differently, they look different, their history is different and the way they evolved makes them all special."

Ivan and Mary have always been car lovers, but their Corvette passion started when Mary surprised Ivan by purchasing a 1996 Polo Green Convertible. They joined the Valley Vettes Corvette Club of Appleton, WI and shortly after, attended the C5 Bash and became members of the Museum. The couple are now not only Lifetime Members of the Museum, but also in the Duntov Society (including the Museum in their estate planning) and Ivan has served on the Museum's Board.

In addition to their first Corvette, the Schrodts donated a 1966 Rally Red 327 Convertible, 1980 Dark Blue Metallic Coupe, 2002 Millennium Yellow Z06 and 2007 Black Z06.

While the cars were originally in a trust for the Museum, their visit to the Motorsports Park set in motion the decision to change those plans. "I got to thinking that instead of waiting years before making the donation, we've got two cars that could be put to good use now by the Museum on this track. The cars would be where they belong. While a lot of people donate their cars to be preserved, and rightfully so for their history, those two cars were donated to be used up. We hope they get a lot of track miles and give a lot of track smiles," Ivan added.
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2016 Corvettes Revealed
Chevrolet today revealed several of their 2016 Model Year Corvettes, and lead a seminar to update everyone on what's new and different on the cars. Here are some of the highlights:
2016 Stingray
New Twilight Blue, Spice Red and Jet Black Suede Design Packages; New colors include Corvette Racing Yellow and Long Beach Red Metallic; Front curb view parking camera on 2LT and 3LT and more. Get the details here.
2016 Z06
Same new design packages and colors as the Stingray plus a new limited edition C7.R model. The Z07 package boasts a 0-60 mph acceleration in 2.95 seconds in the automatic and 3.2 seconds in the manual. It is offered as both coupe and convertible. Read more here.
2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition
Limited to 500; Offered in coupe and convertible models with 3LZ trim; Corvette Racing Yellow Tintcoat or Black exterior; C7.R Edition graphics package; Numbered C7.R Edition interior plaque showing the build number, starting with VIN 700001 and much more. Check out the complete release on this car here.
 

 

 

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