A Wisconsin couple donated $1.3 million to the National Corvette Museum in south-central Kentucky, the largest gift in the museum's history. The money, from Ivan and Mary Shrodt of Sherwood, Wis., will go toward a planned $14 million expansion.
"We looked at what we valued and what was important to us," Ivan Shrodt, 60, said. The museum held a reception in the couple's honor Saturday night, while the Shrodts were in town to pick up their sixth Corvette, a 2007 black Z06 model.
13 November 2006
Charity Starts at Home
I'm sure the new Democrat-controlled congress will put a stop to this as soon as possible: