WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Car enthusiasts turned up in droves for a car show at the Ontario Pizza Hut that also doubled as a charity event for St. Jude's Children Research Hospital. }}" />

   
 
 
Local Car Show Charity Raises Money For St. Jude's Hospital

Story By: Staff Reporter

Enter To Win Snow Trails Tubing Passes

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 4/27/2014

Car enthusiasts turned up in droves for a car show at the Ontario Pizza Hut that also doubled as a charity event for St. Jude's Children Research Hospital. At the beginning of the show, one young volunteer had already gotten over $700 in donations.

"This is our fifth year of doing this," said Chuck Griffith, volunteer. "It's an opportunity for people to open up their hearts and open up their wallets. This is a fundraiser, that's what this is all about, so we can help these children at St. Jude's Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee."

Terry and Carolyn Meyers, the organizers of the event, expect about 1000-3000 people to visit the show. "We're predict we'll bring in at least $5,000," said Meyers. "But whatever we bring in, we're gonna be happy with." The car show also featured a raffle. Visitors could purchase tickets at the main table, which gave them a chance to win a go-kart.

"We just want to reach out to those kids at St. Jude's," said Meyers. "It's a good cause."

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 A trial date is set in the case of an Ashland County man accused of starving his two dogs, one of them to death. Full Story
Image1 A Winter Storm Watch has been issued from 4am Sunday through Monday afternoon with the possibility of up to 1 foot of snow. Full Story
 
Image1 Quickly changing road conditions and freezing rain has caused numerous accidents around the area. Full Story
Image1 Richland county's best and brightest business men and women enjoyed a night out at the Richland County Chamber Awards dinner. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Richland Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting

Icy road causes semi crash on U.S. 30

Crossroads Community Church Welcomes New Pastor

Ashland Man Sues Richland County Children Services

More News