Auction of Final Seventh Generation Corvette to Benefit Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation

Posted on 13. Apr, 2019 by in GM Canada


Auction of Final Seventh Generation Corvette to Benefit Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation

Sale to assistance veterans and first-responder families, pave approach for subsequent gen Corvette

2019-04-11

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NEW YORK (Thursday, Apr 11, 2019) — General Motors will auction a final prolongation seventh-generation Chevrolet Corvette this summer, with a deduction benefiting a Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation.

The announcement, along with acknowledgment of a Next Generation Corvette’s development, was done this dusk by General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra, who was celebrated during a foundation’s annual Footsteps to a Future Gala, in New York.

“GM, GMC and Chevrolet support a Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and a joining to harmed and depressed troops members, initial responders and their families,” pronounced Barra. “The sale of this iconic Corvette will assistance a substructure continue a good work, and pave a approach for a Next Generation Corvette that we will deliver on Jul 18.”

The final seventh-gen Corvette — a black, 2019 Z06 indication — will cranky a auction retard on Jun 28, during a Barrett-Jackson Northeast sale in Connecticut. Registration information is permitted during www.barrett-jackson.com.

Every dollar of a winning bid will go to a Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, named for New York City firefighter Stephen Siller, who died during a attacks of Sept. 11.

The substructure builds mortgage-free, permitted intelligent homes for a many catastrophically harmed use members; and it helps compensate off a mortgages for families of initial responders killed in a line of duty. More information is permitted www.tunnel2towers.org.

“The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation interjection GM, GMC and Chevrolet for  ancillary a dauntless group and women of a armed army and a initial responders,” pronounced Frank Siller, authority and CEO. “This inexhaustible present will assistance us yield some-more harmed veterans with a autonomy they deserve.”

For a past 5 years, GMC has upheld a Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation as a inhabitant substructure of choice. In that time, it has helped a substructure lift some-more than $10 million. That includes $2.2 million lifted final year, with $925,000 of it entrance from a auction of a initial prolongation 2019 Corvette ZR1. It was purchased by Chevrolet play and NASCAR group owners Rick Hendrick, during a 2018 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale sale.

Other income has come from worker donations, and events opposite a nation such as 5K Tunnel to Towers races and other activities sponsored by GMC dealers.

GM is committed to assisting those who have given so most for their country. GM’s stream and late workforce includes 60,000 veterans.

To obtain a latest information on a Next Generation Corvette, revisit here.

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