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Chevytown Corvettes, Keyes Chevrolet raise funds for Stepping Stones

MENOMONIE – Chevytown Corvettes hosted their 2nd Annual Corvette Car Show at Keyes Chevrolet on August 11, 2018. The event was held to help generate donations for Stepping Stones the local food pantry in Menomonie.

The event was well attended by participants and the public. It was free to attend and in the spirit of giving it was encouraged to donate to Stepping Stones. In this Inaugural Event the show included 50 Corvettes were registered for the show. 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.

The event generated $3000.00 in donations.  Keyes Chevrolet is matching the $3000.00 for a total donation of $6000.00 for Stepping Stones. A Rootbeer stand at the event generated $110 in donations which with the match by Keyes Chevrolet will equal $220 in school supplies for the Menomonie Public Schools. Chevytown Corvettes is planning on this being an annual event, please join us the 2nd Saturday in August of 2019.

Funds raised from the event will be used to purchase food for distribution through the pantry which serves an average of 60 families per day, six days a week.  Stepping Stones Executive Director Katherine Dutton said, “Keyes is such a great community partner.  Their generosity in matching all donations at the Corvette Show means we’ll be able to get twice the amount of food!  Since we can leverage the funds even more by using the Feed My People food bank, hundreds of people will benefit.” 

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