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Fred Gibb Memorial had their 13th Annual Car Show last Saturday, August 6 at LaHarpe. The event starts in Monmouth on Friday before travelling to LaHarpe for Saturday’s show. After on LaHarpe they moved to Macomb square on Saturday night.
The show had over 100 pre entries with lots of new cars that are first time in the said event. One of these cars is a rare vehicle named 1954 Corvette which known as the bubble top. Participants from different places such as California, Texas, Florida, Michigan, Georgia and other states are present in the car show which helps to feature 45 classes of cars. Race cars, performance cars, and the old & new collection of ZL-1 are in the display area that is originally from Fred Gibb. Raffles, auction, music, food and other entertainments are the things that they enjoyed a lot during that event. Shottenkirk’s of Fort Madison, Iowa donated a 427 engine for the raffle and this engine is worth over $28,000. They had a special auction for the benefit of Jamie Shuda who has a breast cancer and a 50/50 raffle for the veterans of World War II. The show started it with a biscuits and gravy breakfast at 7am. Registrations begin at 8am to 11am with an entrance fee of $15. The Illinois National Guard Military Funeral Honor led the singing of the National Anthem and the presentation of colors. Judging time initiated at 11am to 2pm and giving of awards at 3:30pm.
Rock Hill is having their 18th year car auction as they offer different types of vehicles. At the auction there are variety of commercial vehicles like bucket trucks, trailers and truck loaders – all the things that you need for a composting business is in their. A Harley-Davidson motorcycle detained by police and a Suzuki Boulevard C50 bike with a motorcycle adaptor are also in the auction. There are also an electric car used by the city, mobile home, a van used to convey inmates, a pop-up camper and retired ambulances. In the said auction, they are not only selling cars but also complete set of lights for a commercial airport. Also available are old traffic lights, tools, trimmers and a trash trucks.
The prices are expected to range at about $1 to $50,000 depending on the item’s condition and the willingness of the buyer. The Rock Hill’s annual auction has no free to sign up which being conducted by Classic Auctions of Locust, N.C. and they only accept cash and credit card as they not allowed checks. Compare to the past years, this year’s auction has increased their inventory items as the other municipalities have joined the event. The said municipalities are the Chester County, the Chester County Sheriff’s Office, the York County Drug Enforcement unit, and the city of York, Fort Mill, Tega Cay and Rock Hill. As what Marty Burr said – the city’s performance manager, “It’s an absolute auction”, “Everything will be sold. Hold up your hands till it hurts.”