Big Mama's 10th annual Show & Shine Car Show is Saturday

Staff Reports

Get a jump start on the car show season with the 10th annual Big Mama's Show & Shine, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, at the Lampe Park Pavilion. The free event is a day of music, crafts, food, friends and beautiful cars. All proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels in Douglas County.

Brand new this year in the invitation for the public to choose their favorite vehicle for the Big Mama's People's Choice Award. Ballots will be passed out 11 a.m. to noon and collected until 1:30 p.m.

Vehicle registrations are accepted at the Douglas County Senior Center through Friday and at Lampe Park from 8- 10 a.m. Saturday. Registration closes at 10 a.m. at the start of the car show.

Lunch for $5 includes a choice of barbecue kielbasa sandwich or hot dog with chips and a drink. Lion's Club members are donating their time to barbecue for the event.

Raffle tickets are on sale at the senior center and sold throughout the day at the Big Mama's Show & Shine.

Join us for an hour or stay the whole day to support of Meals on Wheels in Douglas County and have a great time doing it. Information, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Douglas County Senior Center, 783-6455.

Inkind Sponsorships:

Accolades and Sysco Foods

Class Trophy Sponsors:

Douglas Disposal, Dan & Val Linke, Mort's Auto Body, Park Place AMPM, and Tahoe Basin Container Service, Inc.

Participant's Choice Trophy:

Grand Prix Car Wash

Bronze Level Sponsors:

Carson Valley Inn, DART, Division of Aging Services, Interim Homestyle Services, Merrill Gardens at Gardnerville, Minden Taxi, Yager's Garage and Young At Heart Senior Citizen's Club.

Gold Level Sponsors:

Carson Valley Medical Center and Golden Nugget Automotive.

Raffle prize list:

$5 gift certificates donated by Video Library

Guided birding tours for two donated by Birding Under Nevada Skies

One month adult or senior pass donated by Carson Valley Swim Center

One month of classes donated by West Coast Martial Arts

Gift bag donated by Great Basin Imaging

Handmade necklace donated by Walt Aster

Shirt or hat donated by Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce

Handmade wooden birdhouse

Knitted afghans handmade and donated by Linda Sawtelle and Barbara Grater

DART Ride punch card donated by DART

Movie passes donated by Ironwood Cinemas

$20 gift certificate, donated by Danny's Ironwood Grill

$25 gift certificate donated by

$25 gift card donated by Scheels

Gift certificate for $30 at The Marina donated by Western Village Inn & Casino

Gift certificate for $40 at Pancho Willie's donated by Western Village Inn & Casino

$50 gift card donated by Walmart

Gift basket with $50 food voucher donated by Casino Fandango

Infield reserved tickets donated by the Reno Aces

$100 gift card to the JT Basque Bar & Dining Room donated by John Fisher & Associates at Remax Realty Affiliates

$100 gift certificate at The Steakhouse donated by Western Village Inn & Casino

One night stay in a Tower Guest Room donated by The Atlantis Casino Resort Spa

One night stay donated by Lakeside Inn and Casino

Two nights stay donated by Horizon Casino Resort

Two nights stay donated by MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa

A 42-inch Sanyo flat-screen TV donated by Carson Plaza


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