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Happy New Year, Naperville!

I actually wish this interview happened on January 1, 2021…What better way to ring in the New Year (I don’t have to state the obvious of this past year), than someone telling you “You made my dream come true!”

Yet this is exactly how my conversation started with John Donarski, the winner of the Turning Pointe 2020 Chevy Corvette raffle. While I picked the winning ticket at random and had several friends hoping it’d be theirs, selecting John’s number was absolutely meant to be.

John is a Naperville resident and to tell this story warms my heart. John is a lifelong Chevy lover and he has never owned a brand-new car. His love affair with Chevrolets started at the age of five when his father bought his mother a brand-new Chevy Camaro. He has been hooked ever since. He bought a used Corvette five years ago and was smitten. John happened to be in the Chevrolet of Naperville dealership for service on his Corvette in November. He was waiting and wandering the showroom floor when he spotted this torch red, limited edition 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. He fell in love and said to himself, “My god this is the most beautiful car I’ve ever seen. I will own this car one day.”

He then saw it was up for raffle. He looked at the Foundation that would benefit and it hit home. He was planning on buying 3 tickets when something spoke to him and said, “It’s worth 5 tickets.” He knew he was helping an amazing cause either way. Little did he know that that car would be his, not one day, but now!

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation
1500 West Ogden Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation
1500 West Ogden Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation is an endorsed Center for Autism accredited by the IBCCES.

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