I'm reading Finding Fountainbleu, a memoir by Thad Carhart about living in France in the 1950s while his father was an Air Force officer stationed at NATO. He talks about French cars of the time including the Streamliner, a car that set world records at the Bonneville Salt Flats. Of course it isn't always about speed with cars. Sometimes it's about the look of a car. And what better place to revel in the wildly different looks of cars than at a car show?
The Herndon Fire Company is hosting their annual car show on Thursday, August 21 at Inch Memorial Field, Route 147. If you'd like to enter your car, registration is from 9 a.m. to noon and the entry fee is $10 in advance or $15 at the event. Call chairman Ron Hinkley at 570-850-9653 or check out their Facebook page. Judging will begin at 12:30 p.m. and awards will be presented at 2:30 p.m. For those attending, in addition to some great vehicles there will be delicious food and music by Hurricane Sound.
Of course one of the most important characteristics of a vehicle is that it gets you where you need to go. Once again, this year the Pottsville Lions Cruise Committee will be presenting a 2007 Jeep Liberty (compliments of Mike Watcher's Used Car and Rent-to-Own centers) to a veteran. You can submit the name of a veteran who needs a vehicle up until Monday, July 25.
To qualify a veteran must: