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    Yale R Comes Home

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    Scott and Fran Hughes donate Yale Rachlin’s 2002tii to the BMW CCA Foundation…read more

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    15th Anniversary Poster and Print Sale

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    It’s our 15th Anniversary and we want to thank you by saving you 15% on some very cool autographed and non-autographed posters and prints in our store! 

    Plus + purchase $50 or more on posters/prints to receive the popular BMW is 100 Poster FREE!  

    Hurry!  Sale ends March 29, 2017!

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    Announcing Scott Dishman – BMW CCA Foundation Executive Director

    Home (Images), Homepage, Latest Newson June 21st, 2016Comments Off

    Scott Dishman, headshotThe BMW Car Club of America (CCA) Foundation has named Scott Dishman as its new Executive Director in support of its mission to promote teen driver safety and the preservation of BMW history.

    “Scott brings a wealth of fundraising, marketing and nonprofit expertise to the Foundation,” said Lance White, BMW CCA Foundation president. “He is a great addition to the team.”

    As Executive Director, Dishman will manage the Foundation’s initiatives to foster educational programs for the automotive community and be a significant repository of BMW information and history.  “I’m so impressed with what the Foundation has been able to achieve on pure volunteer power. The new museum and archive are well on their way and the growth potential for the Street Survival teen driving program really excites me,” says Dishman.

    Dishman joins the Foundation from The Family Effect in Greenville, South Carolina, where he served as the Director of Community Engagement to advocate for neglected children. In that role, he successfully led the startup of the organization, which quickly became one of the most broadly supported children’s charities in the state.

    Previously, Dishman spent more than twenty years in corporate marketing, including the automotive sector where he spent six years as Communications Director for Michelin North America with responsibilities ranging from branding and advertising to events.

    In 2015, Dishman became the second recipient of the Rutland Institute’s highest honor, the James F. Barker Ethics in Action Award which recognizes consistent and sustained ethical practice and integrity.

    “I’ve greatly enjoyed my work with children,” says Dishman. “And I’ll continue that work as a volunteer. But I’m also a car nut, and we’re going to build the Ultimate Driving Community with our donors, our corporate partners and the 70,000+ members of the BMW CCA,” he says. “The goal is nothing less than the definitive enthusiast experience.”

    About BMW Car Club of America Foundation

    The BMW Car Club of America Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of teen driver safety and the preservation of BMW history. Established in 2002 in Greenville, SC with initial capitalization from the BMW Car Club of America, the Foundation focuses on three initiatives to foster educational programs for the automotive community and be a significant repository of BMW information and history:  Street Survival® teen driver safety program; the Library, Archive & Museum Program; and the Conservation and Preservation Program. Through “The Ultimate Driving Community . . . Building the Foundation” Capital Campaign launched in 2013, the Foundation has raised $2 million of the $7 million required to support and grow these initiatives that will help save lives and preserve the legacy of BMW’s heritage.

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    Foundation Open House Draws More Than 200 People During Vintage Auto Festival

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    The BMW Car Club of America Foundation opened its doors for more than 200 participants of the Vintage Auto Festival on Friday, May 20, 2016 for the Foundation’s biggest ever open house.  Read more

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    BMW CCA Foundation Wins Four NAAMY Awards

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    The BMW Car Club of America (CCA) Foundation won four prestigious NAMMY awards for the quality of its museum programs and activities during the National Association of Automobile Museums (NAAM) conference held May 3-6, 2016 in Bar Harbor, Maine. Honoring the work of non-profit automotive museums, the annual NAAMY awards competition recognizes industry leaders for achievement, professionalism and creativity. The awards are designed to further promote professionalism in automotive museum managerial, curatorial, educational and promotional work.  Read more


    Introducing the Buy a Brick Campaign – helping to pave the way for the Foundation’s future

    Home (Images), Homepage, Latest Newson May 11th, 2016Comments Off

    The BMW Car Club of America (CCA) Foundation has created a new Buy a Brick Campaign to support key Foundation initiatives such as saving lives through teen driver education and preserving BMW history.  Purchased bricks will be located on the entryway to the upcoming new museum facility in Greer, SC and will serve as a lasting tribute to the BMW CCA Foundation.

    The bricks will be on interim display in the museum at the Foundation until they are ready to be permanently installed.

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    BMW CCA Foundation Challenges Car Club Chapters To Pave The Way For Foundation’s Future

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    BMW CCA Foundation Awarded $11,741.13 from the BMW CCA Charity Matching Funds Program

    Homepage, Latest Newson April 12th, 2016Comments Off

    The BMW Car Club of America has awarded the BMW CCA Foundation $11,741.13 as part of their program to recognize BMW CCA Chapters that conduct public service and charitable fund-raising activities and community or public service involvement projects in support of their communities and those in need.

    The BMW CCA Foundation would like to extend our most sincere appreciation to the BMW CCA and to the Chapters who contributed in 2015 to their communities and to the BMW CCA Foundation.


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