April 13, 2021


Crazy about car & automotive

Labor Day traditional auto parade honors McCausland native

SCOTT COUNTY, Iowa (KWQC) – The pandemic has triggered variations and cancellations for several popular Labor Working day events, including the once-a-year McCausland Labor Day Vehicle Clearly show.

Organizers located a way to go on the tradition with a diverse glance, while social distancing, and in its place held the Labor Day Classic Motor vehicle Parade, devoted to honoring Bob Hintz, who has been 1 of the event’s organizers for many years.

Due to health difficulties, Hintz is dwelling at the Grand Haven Retirement Group, a prepared travel-by area on the parade’s route.

Joe Grant, one particular of the yearly McCausland Labor Day Car Exhibit organizers explained to Television6, “Bob Hintz from McCausland, begun the McCausland motor vehicle show. Him and his wife have run it for in excess of 20 several years and it’s constantly been nowadays on Labor Working day.”

Typically, organizers claimed, there are at the very least a half dozen vehicle reveals to show up at in the Quad Cities area on Labor Day weekend, but this 12 months they are not conscious of any inside of a driving distance.

“We set jointly a basic vehicle travel-by that we are likely to travel as a result of their facility and they have all the people outside looking at the cars and trucks go by and waving,” claimed Grant.

Hintz’ son, Douglas Hintz explained dedicating the function and halting by where by his dad lives is, “just to clearly show our appreciation for all the function he and his relatives did. All these several years putting these vehicle shows collectively and we’re just seeking to give some back again.”

“Hi buddy, how are you undertaking. We pass up you,” claimed the young Hintz.

Bob Hintz, who is the McCausland Labor Working day Auto Show’s unique organizer, reacted to Monday’s parade. He claimed, “Oh man, it is unbelievable. I just can’t consider it, I didn’t know I had that several buddies.”

“You know you get friends when you set on a car or truck clearly show,” reported Hintz.

Douglas Hintz mentioned, “They’re all below for Father. He’s built a great deal of buddies with his auto present and he made use of to have his own automobile that he confirmed also, so yep, it was his spouse and children.”

“It was great. We have to have had around 50 cars I’m guessing, I don’t know. There’s pretty a couple of, magnificent turnout,” he claimed.

Bob’s son Mike runs the McCausland Auto Demonstrate and hopes to return with a common type clearly show upcoming yr.

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