Car show fundraiser to benefit local scouts
July 31, 2017
A day of live music, vendors, food and displays of custom cars, motorcycles and trucks is in store at a fundraiser to benefit Boy Scouts Troop 33.
The 4th annual Send a Scout to Camp Car and Truck Show fundraiser is returning to Fuji Park on Aug. 12.
The event includes food by Warren Engine Co. No. 1. Other vendors include Jamba Juice, Karen Pineau of Timberline Topicals and crochet items by Leslie Worle.
In addition to the show, the event offers an auction with prizes ranging from transmission services, dinners and hotel packages.
Attendees are invited to bid on auction items and vote to help determine the best cars in each category.
The show begins at 10 a.m. with auctions following at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Trophies will be awarded at 3 p.m.
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Although registration is available at the event, early registration is appreciated at http://www.carsonvalleycarsoncitynvtroop33.com/.
The car show and auction raises funds to send scouts to camp. Funds from last year's event, which saw more than 100 participants, helped send local scouts to Camp Marin Sierra and this year's National Boy Scout Jamboree.
This year's Jamboree attracted more than 40,000 scouts who heard from President Trump. Scouts also had the chance to visit several landmarks including the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Gettysburg and the Liberty Bell.
Event organizers say for many scouts the trip would not have been possible without the support of last year's car show.
The troop thanks the following sponsors and donors:
Trophy sponsors — Ace Hardware; Benson's Feed and Tack; Al Bernhard, Friends of Scouting; Bibee and Associates; Capital Ford; Tim Egan, Coldwell Banker Select Real Estate; Click Bond Inc.; Double J Auto; Greater Nevada Credit Union; Harley-Davidson; Kustom Kreations; Les Schwab of Gardnerville; Mahe Law LTD; Orthro Pro; Conny Merrill, RE/MAX Real Estate; Rupert's Auto Body; Tractor Supply Co.; P.W.S, Inc. (Protective Weather Structures) and Taxman Richard Pettit.
Auction donors — Jamba Juice; Panda Express; Ironwood Stadium Cinema 8; Ming's Restaurant; Greater Nevada Credit Union; Target; Reno Bighorns; Hamdogs Restaurant; Bike Habitat; Alan's Chimney Sweep; Ahern Hardware; Battle Born Firearms; Gold Dust West; Hard Rock Hotel; Bullseye Nevada; Bobby Page's Dry Cleaners; Atlantis Casino Resort Spa; Walmart; Fox and Hound Tahoe; Douglas County; Soaring NV; Meek's of Gardnerville; John Hefner; Fresh Ideas; Kaia FIT and Tumbleweed Gymnastics; Especially For You; East to West Coast Grooming; Pizza Hut; Play It Again Sports; Carson Valley Swim Center; Kim Kruse; T's In Motion; Carson Valley Transmission, Inc.; Northwest Martial Arts; Silver Spoon Eatery; Red Dog Saloon; Bucket of Blood Saloon and Sandies General Store.
For information, call John Hefner at 775 720-6995, or email T33carshow @outlook.com.