February 28, 2021

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Corvettes, traditional automobiles roll into H&H for benefit car or truck exhibit | No cost Bulletins

Traditional Corvettes joined other vintage and more recent cars to roll into H&H Chevrolet Cadillac very last weekend to benefit nearby corporations.

H&H and the Cumberland Valley Corvette Club hosted the 22nd Yearly Basic Vehicle Present Saturday at the East King Avenue dealership, and proprietors of Corvettes relationship back again to 1957 up to more recent 2020 types turned out for a fantastic cause.

Ed Hare of the Cumberland Valley Corvette Club observed the proceeds reward Challenge SHARE in Carlisle, and other Cumberland Valley Corvette Club charities.

“Proceeds appear from pre-registration because we give away totally free income awards for pre-registered cars and trucks only,” he mentioned.

Hare observed 45 doorway prizes have been supplied absent to contributors, and trophies were being given out to the top rated cars.

“We will give out the trophies to the top rated 20 cars and trucks,” he explained. “All the voting is accomplished by individuals apart from for the five awards that the dealer picks. Sixty-one particular cars and trucks are taking part.”

“We get a nice assortment of autos, anything from a VW (Volkswagen) bus to a C8 Corvette,” Hare extra. “We’ve been executing it for 22 several years, and it is developed around the yrs to involve more than just Corvettes and now any kind of motor vehicle that needs can display up and cling out.”

“We do two exhibits a yr, just one at Lawrence Chevrolet in Mechanicsburg and a single below,” stated Hare. “We’ve donated over $5,500 to charities final 12 months and strategy on doing the identical matter yet again this yr.”

H&H Chevrolet Cadillac Operator Mickey Nye handed out the awards in the “new normal” social distancing type by bumping elbows with winners. 

Gene Miller’s crimson 2020 Corvette C8 received Very best of Display Saturday. Miller claimed he was unquestionably stunned to be provided the award, and honored.

Nye expressed his admiration for Cumberland Valley Corvette Club.

“We genuinely enjoy all of the do the job that the Cumberland Valley Corvette Club does to assistance all the Corvette fanatics out there,” he claimed. “They’re this sort of pleasant people today and it is a wholesome way to expend a day taking pleasure in every other’s Corvettes. We’re very pleased to be a section of that.”

“Everybody experienced a superior time currently,” Nye ongoing. “I imagine men and women are just ready to type of get out and about a very little bit, so we’re content to give a harmless venue the place we can deliver that.”

Members in the Typical Car Present were grateful for the expertise and the friendly neighborhood.

Terry Wagaman and Gary Kauffman of York attended the car show for the 1st time with their Corvettes.

“It’s extremely great, no problems,” Wagaman pointed out.

“It’s a pleasant place-on exhibit, and we drove an hour and fifty percent to get listed here,” mentioned Kauffman. “We take pleasure in the clearly show and there is a large amount of wonderful automobiles right here.”

Kauffman introduced his gorgeous silver 1959 Corvette C1. His modest two-seater auto was one of the distinct versions as its traditional shape stands out above newer styles, and the entrance emblem is very distinctive. He also retains it pristine, with a shine like new.

“It’s properly-attended provided the existing condition of COVID worries,” said George Bobb. “It’s a awesome day with a ton of pleasant car or truck folks.”

Jack Irby of Maryland, a member of the Cumberland Valley Corvette Club, mentioned, “It’s been an pleasing, great-high quality and enjoyment display for a very good result in,” he reported. “I’ve been a member for a large amount of decades, and I have always liked what I do in the club.”

As the productive exhibit wrapped up, Nye complimented participants’ cars as they exited.