The next Great Bodies Car Show and Swap Meet fundraiser will be held this Saturday, Aug. 12 for Families in Crisis.
Last year’s event raised more than $3,000 for the organization.
“We had nearly 60 classic rides, from cars and trucks to motorcycles at that event,” said Blaine Wilcher, event organizer. “We’re hoping for the same turnout or even bigger. So bring your favorite car, truck, or motorcycle out for a good cause. This event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.”
More than 60 awards will be given Saturday. The event will feature all classes, dash plaques, food, 1980s music, door prizes and more.
“The awards have names that reflect something from the ’80s,” said Wilcher. “For instance, the award given for the best Rat Rod is called the Mad Max Award.”
Families in Crisis works to interrupt the cycle of domestic violence by empowering individuals to create fulfilling lives for themselves and their children while holding the perpetrator accountable. The organization offers emergency shelter, transportation, legal advocacy, individual and group therapy, support group, food, clothing and whole host of services structured around the needs of domestic and sexual violence survivors.
There is a $25 fee per entry or swap meet booth. This year’s event is sporting a new location at Bill Holt Chevrolet.