Club raising money for Taunton Children's Home repairs

January 15, 2009 06:30:00 AM
News Herald
Panama City, FL

A bank account has been set up this week to assist the Taunton's Children's Home recover from the devastating fire that destroyed their main residence.

The Emerald Coast Corvette Club has established an account at all Tyndall Federal Credit Union locations to accept contributions for the Taunton's Children's Home. The funds received will be used to help furnish the new home that will replace the one destroyed by fire on New Year's Eve, according to a news release.

Members of the Emerald Coast Corvette Club have challenged one another to contribute $100 per family for the Taunton's fund. Additionally, many members of the Corvette club collected and donated school supplies for the children of the Taunton's home.

To raise additional funds, the Emerald Coast Corvette Club will hold a "Spring Thaw" Show and Shine car show on March 7 with time and location to be announced.

To learn how you can help and for more information call ECCC President, Frank VanDeVander at 850-866-3199 or email The club's website is Emerald Coast Corvette Club