Kelly Services Executive Chairman Terence E. Adderley to serve as Honorary National Chairman of Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum’s $3.5 million Campaign
Auburn, Ind. (Aug. 30, 2012) – Michael Eikenberry, Chairman of the Board of the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, today announced the appointment of Terence E. “Terry” Adderley, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, as Honorary National Chairman for The Road Ahead, the $3.5 million capital campaign for Auburn Automotive Heritage, Inc., the not-for-profit corporation that is known as the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum.
Adderley, one of the nation’s foremost car enthusiasts and collectors, is a long-time member of the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum and the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Club. As the owner of a world-class collection of award-winning classic cars, he has a strong passion for those of the Auburn Automobile Company and Duesenberg, Inc., and a special interest in race cars and racing history.
Adderley has held strong ties with the museum from its beginning when he co-signed the bank note to purchase the old Auburn Automobile Company headquarters building that was in disrepair. He served on the museum’s Board of Directors at its opening on July 6, 1974. Today, it is a National Historic Landmark and is accredited by the American Association of Museums.
The son of Kelly Services, Inc. founder, William Russell Kelly, Adderley is Chairman of the Board and Executive Chairman of Kelly Services, Inc., a Fortune 500 global staffing and workforce-solutions company. He also serves on the board of directors for numerous business, civic, educational, and philanthropic organizations, including the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum. Earlier this year, he received the 2012 Automotive Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Road Ahead is an exciting national campaign designed to raise $3.5 million during 2012 and provide for the immediate and future needs and programs of the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum. Targeted toward Technology, Education, Conservation, Sustainability, and an Education and Exhibit Plaza, the fund drive is designed to ensure that the museum’s educational exhibits and programs stay current with today’s technology, providing more information and interactive applications for visitors from across America and throughout the world. The Road Ahead will preserve and expand the nation’s only auto collection located in its original international headquarters showroom and administration building and make possible even more exciting and valuable services to its constituencies.
The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – where the world’s finest cars of yesterday live today! Over 120 classic, antique, vintage and special interest cars are displayed with other automotive-related exhibits on three floors.
The museum is located in the original 1930s national headquarters of the legendary Auburn Automobile Company and is a National Historic Landmark. The museum is open daily from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. year round, and is open Tuesdays in 2012 until 8:00 p.m. Visit the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, a place where automotive history comes to life! Named one of the United States top automotive destinations by Old Cars Weekly and Autoweek magazine. Shop the Museum Store Online today! automobilemuseum.org