Wahlin Foundation Makes $10,000 Grant on Behalf of Stoughton Trailers, LLC
The Wahlin Foundation, Inc. of Stoughton, Wis. has awarded a $10,000 grant on behalf of
Stoughton Trailers, LLC to the Kelch Aviation Museum at Brodhead Airport.
The new museum will feature restored vintage aircraft from the “Golden Age of Aviation”
(1920-1940) and a large rentable banquet space, in addition to an aviation art gallery and
an extensive aviation library. The facility will be open to the public year round, and will
also include regular classes in STEM-related activities. A capital campaign launched in 2016 has raised nearly $600,000 to date and was recently awarded an additional $370,000 challenge grant.
The Alfred & Lois Kelch Aviation Museum, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit educational corporation
with a mission, “To establish and operate a museum that celebrates the golden age of
aviation and cultivates an appreciation of its powerful impact on science, engineering and
design, and humanity’s understanding of its own limitless potential.”
The mission of the Wahlin Foundation is to support the charitable needs in the
communities where the manufacturing plants of Stoughton Trailers, LLC are located.