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Note to editors: The press is cordially invited to be present Wednesday morning, Oct. 26, as the jet is delivered and reassembled. Delivery and reassembly is expected to be ongoing between 9 a.m. and noon. Delivery timing updates can be provided upon request. Contact information for members of the donating family also is available upon request.


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Contact: Brian Grams, director, Volo Auto Museum





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Contact: Brian Grams, director, Volo Auto Museum



Svengoolie to thrill museum visitors Oct. 29

VOLO — With his trademark top hat, dark circles painted around the eyes and campy, scary-movie intros, Rich Koz has built a career as the rubber-chicken-embattled Svengoolie.
Those visiting the Volo Auto Museum from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, will have the chance not only to meet...


VOLO — The family of Huntley Police Sgt. L.J. Marak will receive more than $18,000 as the result of the charity eBay auction of a rare 2002 California Highway Patrol Camaro. 


The car — once decorated in tribute to hero-turned-heel Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz, but since restored to its original CHP appearance — garnered $18,750 in final bidding Monday afternoon. 


“We were really saddened to learn of Sgt. Marak’s untimely...

A noble police purpose for former Gliniewicz tribute car

This 2002 California Highway Patrol Camaro was intended as a tribute car for the late Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz. It will be auctioned to benefit the family of a Huntley police officer who died of cancer last week.


A year ago, Tim Potoczny was top bidder for a tribute police car at an auction benefiting the family of late Fox Lake police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz because he wanted to honor the fallen hero.



Some intriguing suggestions, but museum name to remain the same

 VOLO — The offer of a $5,000 prize to suggest a winning replacement for the name of the Volo Auto Museum drew some interesting options.

But in the end, the name remains the same, said Brian Grams, director of the Volo Auto Museum at 27582 Volo Village Road, Volo. 

Last winter, the museum-founding Grams family came up with the contest to try to divine a name more reflective of the museum’s evolution....

Cars are not the only attraction at the Volo Auto Museum

The museum is holding a name change contest and will be the subject of a new series on the History Channel.

(Candace H.Johnson)

VOLO – With over 33 exhibits ranging from the evolution of the road trip beginning with the covered wagon, to cars used in Hollywood blockbusters, the Volo Auto Museum is a family destination that continues to fascinate...

Established in 1960 the Volo Auto Museum is the oldest classic car dealer around. Specializing in buying, consigning and selling muscle, antique, vintage and collector autos for sale. Unlike auctions, at our dealership you’ll be assisted by a knowledgeable sales member who will assist you with your purchase, including test drives, inspections, appraisals, shipping and financing