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WPC Museum Celebrates Chrysler's 85th Annivesary

Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2010 10:34 am
by scottm
The Walter P. Chrysler Museum is hosting a grand celebration marking the American automaker’s 85th anniversary and honoring four automotive and entertainment icons with the inaugural Walter P. Chrysler Legacy Award.

Saturday, July 24, 2010
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
at the Walter P. Chrysler Museum in Auburn Hills, MI

Join us in welcoming this once-in-a-lifetime gathering of very special guests and inaugural Walter P. Chrysler Legacy Circle Inductees:

* Former Chrysler Chairman and CEO Lee Iacocca
* Comedian and Car Collector Jay Leno
* NASCAR Champion Richard Petty
* Former Chrysler Design Chief and father of the famed Forward Look, Virgil Exner (inducted posthumously, represented by his son, Virgil Exner, Jr.)

The evening’s festivities include:

* Strolling dinner throughout the Museum’s three floors
* Legacy Circle induction ceremony
* Full-length performance by Jay Leno
* Dessert and coffee afterglow

Become a Walter P. Chrysler Legacy Gala contributor and enjoy exclusive access to the evening’s very special guests at a pre-gala donor reception with the inductees.

The Walter P. Chrysler Legacy Circle
The Walter P. Chrysler Legacy Circle celebrates Chrysler heritage and the people who were instrumental in forming the company’s rich history, as well as played a vital role in the Museum’s establishment and/or continuing evolution. It also honors persons who have made a significant impact on the auto enthusiast and collector hobbies.

Ceremonies to induct honorees into the Legacy Circle are a highlight of the Walter P. Chrysler Legacy Gala. Inductees will be permanently recognized through the Walter P. Chrysler Legacy wall, on exhibit at the Museum.

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