CHEER car show to celebrate 50 years of service to seniors Aug. 7

May 29, 2021

CHEER’s 11th Annual Car-Truck-Bike Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday. Aug. 7, on the grounds of the Warren L. and Charles C. Allen Jr. CHEER Community Center, at the corner of Sand Hill Road and Route 9, east of Georgetown.

The event will celebrate CHEER’s 50th anniversary of serving the needs of senior citizens in Sussex County. CHEER has partnered with the County Seat Cruisers to conduct the event.

A special added attraction during the show will be a crafts and vendor fair inside the community center. Because of social distancing guidelines, there will be a limited number of vendors allowed to participate, and admission will be monitored.

Anyone wishing to be a vendor should contact Robin Greene for details at

A live auction will be conducted by auctioneer Dave Wilson and a 50-50 will be offered.

A delicious boxed barbecue lunch featuring chicken or ribs and the extras will be available for purchase at $15 each.

The car show and craft show are free to the public. Lunch platters can be purchased the day of the event while supplies last.

More than 100 vehicles are expected to participate in this year’s show. Trophies will be awarded in multiple classes, and dash plaques will be given to all participants. Advance registration is recommended at $35 per vehicle, which includes two free barbecue lunch tickets. Registration the day of the show is $40 per vehicle with two barbecue tickets.

All vehicles must be registered and positioned by 10 a.m. or they will not be eligible for judging. An independent professional judging squad will select the winners. Trophies will be awarded at 1 p.m.

For more information about registration, contact Joyce Infussi at 302-515-3040 or Walt Koopman at 302-745-5668.

All monies raised from this event will benefit CHEER services for Sussex County senior citizens.

Extensive highway construction is ongoing at the community center entrance, so attendees should use extreme caution when entering and exiting the grounds. Social distancing and mask wearing are required.

For more information, call 302-515-3040 or go to


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