- The Washington Times - Friday, September 12, 2008

Rohr Memorial slated Sept. 20

The 33rd Annual Edgar Rohr Memorial Car Meet will be held Sept. 20 on the grounds of the Manassas Museum in Northern Virginia.

The theme this year is the 100th anniversary of the Ford Model T. Registration is free for all Model T entries. All other registrations, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., will cost $15.

The event is being sponsored by the Bull Run Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America.

The site is at 9101 Prince William St. in Manassas. There will be top 10 awards in each of two street/modified classes. Also, first, second and third-place awards will be given out in antique classes.

Spectator admission is free. For more information, visit www.aaca.org/bullrun on the Internet or contact Nicki Hudson at 540/522-6533.

Annual Showdown coming to Damascus

The 9th Annual Showdown in Damascus Car, Truck and Bike Show will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 27.

The rain-or-shine event will be held at Damascus Chevy on Route 124. Proceeds will benefit Hospice Caring, according to the sponsors. Trophies will be awarded and vendors are welcome.

For more information, call 202/363-1732.

Superkids event set for Sept. 27

The Superkids 3rd Annual Car Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 27 at Prince George High School in Prince George, Va.

A total of 24 trophies will be awarded as well as $5,000 in cash prizes, according to the sponsor, the Hopewell-Prince George Civitan Club.

All proceeds will benefit the Superkids Group Home Project.

The high school is at 7801 Laurel Springs Road in Prince George.

For more information, call Morris Hudgins, car show coordinator, at 804/919-4246.

All-Buick event in Westminister

The 22nd Annual All-Buick Show is scheduled Sept. 28 at a dealership in Westminister, Md.

The event, sponsored by the Buick Owners of Maryland, begins with registration from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. for $15.

Peer judging in 16 classes will be from noon to 2 p.m.

The host is Davis Buick-Pontiac-GMC, located at 1115 Baltimore Blvd. in Westminster. All vehicles must on the show field by noon for this rain-or-shine event.

For details, call Michael Lawson at 717/428-3408, Rich Berger at 410/923-3657 or Craig Bober at 410/356-9044.

Concours scheduled for Sept. 28

The St. Michaels Concours d’Elegance is holding its second annual show Sept. 28 in the Eastern Shore resort town of the same name.

The event will be on the waterside lawn of the Perry Cabin and Spa from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross of the Delmarva Peninsula, according to the sponsors.

For more information, visit www.stmichaelsc oncours.com on the Internet.

Fords on display for two-day show

The 24th Annual Mustang and Ford Show will run Sept. 27-28 in Glen Allen, Va., from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

The event, hosted by the Central Virginia Mustang Club, will be at the VA Center Commons Mall, 10101 Brook Road in Glen Allen. The Simon Youth Foundation will benefit from the proceeds. For more information, call Larry Noble at 804/426-9094 or visit www. centralvamustang.com on the Internet.

N.J. fair offers car show, too

The 37th Annual Greenwich Artisans’ Faire and Marketplace in New Jersey is holding a car show this year on the second day of the event.

The car show will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 28 in Greenwich, N.J. An estimated 400 vehicles are expected, according to the sponsors. For more information, call 856/455-4055.

Truckers sought as highway heroes

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is starting its second quarter-century of celebrating truck-driver heroics.

The company has announced its search for U.S. and Canadian drivers who come to the rescue of fellow motorists. Nominations for the 26th annual Goodyear North America Highway Hero Awards will be accepted through Nov. 30.

To be considered for this year’s award, the following criteria must be met:

cThe nominee must be a full-time truck driver.

cMust be a resident of the United States or Canada.

cIncident recognized must have occurred in the United States or Canada.

cNominee must have been on the job or on the way to or from work, and in his or her rig at the time.

cNominee’s truck at the time of the incident must have 14 wheels or more.

cThe incident must have occurred between Nov. 16, 2007, and Nov. 15, 2008, in order to qualify.

Joe Copeland, vice president for Goodyear commercial tire systems, said, “Too many times, we only hear about the negative news of our world.

The Highway Hero program is for those who selflessly risk life and limb to come to the aid of fellow motorists or who make the world a better place for all. Anyone can nominate a truck driver for this high honor.”

Nomination forms and details may be obtained by calling the Goodyear Highway Hero Hotline at 330/796-8183. The entry form is available at www. goodyear.com/truck/ news/hero.html.

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