Lewes Custom & Classics goes off without hitch

July 19, 2014

The second annual Lewes Custom & Classics car show was a huge success! We couldn’t have asked for a better day and we are happy to donate this year’s proceeds to benefit The Home of the Brave Women’s Shelter in Milford.

We want to take this opportunity to thank those who sponsored a trophy or donated their goods or services as prizes: Advance Auto, Ameritechnologies, Atlantic Cellular, Below Book Auto Sales, Best Equipment, The Buttery, Cross Cut Construction, Delaware Realty Auctions, Dirtworks, Debbie Hazzard (in memory of Terry), The Guide, Guy Stuff, Hazzard Auto Repairs, The Inn at Canal Square, Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant, James L. Ford III Custom Carpentry, JD’s Café, Kid’s Ketch, The Lemon Tree, Lewes Body Works, LMJ Productions, The Lion’s Club, Lloyd’s IGA, Mac Tools, Mare’s Bears Quilt Shop, Mr. P’s Pizza, Pet Station, Puzzles, R & L Liquors, Russ Palmer Builders, Seaside Pet Salon, Shore Speed, Slower Lower De T-shirt, Snap-On, Snookie’s Speed Parts, Sussex County Customs, and Wharton’s Landscaping.

Special thanks goes to Historical Vintage Car Clubs of De for sponsoring this event; Don Wagner, Mike Hazzard and Bryan Hecksher for their help in organizing the event, and thanks also to Bryan for emceeing the trophy ceremony. Special thanks also goes to the Army Reserves for the use of their parking lot; Pepsi for bringing the simulator so we could all test our racing skills; Manlove Auto Parts and Napa Auto Parts for their generous contributions; Lewes Fire Department for bringing the ladder truck and First State Flag for hanging the huge flag from it; Lewes Police Department; Mayor Ted Becker; Richard Bryan for the use of his lot; Brides 2 Be for donating back the 50/50 winnings; and of course, the many participants of the car show.

The afternoon was spent admiring over 100 cars and over 10 tractors while enjoying delicious BBQ from Savannah’s Deli & Grille, crab cakes from Lazy Susan’s and ice cream cool downs from 2 Dips. Day long entertainment was provided by the musical talents of Just-Us, Vin Fischer, DJ Larry Love and King’s Ransom.

Congratulations to the car show winners: Mayor’s Choice 1st place winner, Rich Truskolawski (1949 Ford Woody Wagon) and the Past Mayor’s Choice 2nd place winner, Ross Burton (1969 Chevy Camaro).

Congratulations to the tractor show winners: 1st place, The Nanticoke Pow-wow Tractor Drivers, and 2nd place, John Burton (Air Force Tug).

Thank you again to all who made this day such a great success and we look forward to next year!

Lewes Custom & Classics Car Show

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