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Mt. Orab Lions Club hosts Car Show May 15

By Martha Jacob

It’s that time of year again for the 27th Annual Spring Car Show, sponsored by the Mt. Orab Lions Club set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 15 at the Mt. Orab Municipal Park.
“We are very excited about this year’s ashow,” said Mark Slack with the Lions Club, “This is my fourth year to run this great event and we are hoping for a good turnout.Of course that will depend on the weather, but it is a rain or shine show, so lets hope for a nice day.
“We will have well over 100 cars and trucks on display throughout the day.”
The event will include music by John Belamy (50’s music as well as rock and roll). There will be a split-the-pot, plenty of vendors and food offered for sale by the Lion’s Club.
A DJ will be on hand and door prizes will be given out.
Dash Plaques will be presented to the first 100 vehicles.
Entry fees for cars is $10 and vendor spaces are also only $10.
The top 40 vehicles will receive awards with eight special awards presented to:
• Best Ford
• Best General Motors
• Best Mopar
• Best of Show
• Best engine
• Best paint
• best interior
• President’s Choice
All awards will be given out at approximately 4 p.m., and all judges decisions are final. This event is free to spectators.
“All proceeds from this event will stay right here in the Western Brown Local School District,” Slack said, “donations will go for the purchase of glasses for students and adults in the school district. We also put together food baskets which are distributed.
“The Lions Club would like to invite everyone out to enjoy our car show, it should be a lot of fun.”
For more information on this event or to make a donation please contact Mark Slack at (513) 335-7823.

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