Moriah Peterson, story and photos:
The 2018 Relay For Life Car Show and Craft Festival, which took place Saturday July 28th, had their biggest turnout with 126 registered cars.
Cars, trucks and motorcycles lined the streets and vendors filled up the community center.
Plaques were awarded to the top 40 and trophies were given to the top 16. "It's not about competition, its about coming out, having a good time and raising money for cancer research," said Tommy Stratton, a volunteer and judge at this year's show.
During the event, live music was performed by Vivian Thomas, Andrea Guess, Keith Ray and Colton Kise. "A special thank you to all the music performers today," said event coordinator Richie Jones.
Also inside the Community Center, donated items were sold during a live auction, and in addition, a handmade quilt was raffled, which raised over $800 alone.
"It's a lot of work putting this together, but so very rewarding," said Delores Jones, one of the event coordinators. "Thank you to all our sponsors, the volunteers, vendors, and car owners who helped make this possible. I also want to thank the Edmonson Voice for promoting this event and coming out today."
Over $6000 was raised on Saturday, all of which goes to Relay For Life.
Richie Jones also stated "There is no way we could thank everyone individually for their efforts today. Once again, our community has come together for a great cause."
Top 16 winners & categories
In Memory of Peggy Meredith Award- Norris Wagner, 1966 Pontiac GTO
In Memory of Roger Towe Memorial Award- John Rosser, 1934 Ford Convertible Roadster
Eastern Stars Choice- KW Walker, 1957 Chevy
Judges Choice- Cory Carpenter, 1970 Monte Carlo
Mayor's Choice- Adam Alsup, 1964 GMC Pick up
Best Truck- Charles Barker, 1964 Chevy C-10 Custom
Best 80's & Up- Ray Page, 1994 Ford Mustang GT
Best Tri Fives- Ralph Geralds, 1955 Chevy Bel Air
Best Motorcycle- Glenn Dennison, 2003 Yamaha V-Star 650
Best Paint- Earl Beloin, 1955 Chevy 2-10
Best Interior- Sis and Daryld Taylor, 1956 Chevy Bel Air
Best Engine- Willy Plumber, 1956 Chevy Bel Air
Best Mopar- Rick Gregory, 1973 Dodge Charger
Best Ford- Jim Wafer, 1937 Ford Sedan
Best Chevy,- Sandra Towe, 1956 Chevy Bel Air
Best of Show, Tom Smith, 1956 Chevy Nomad
7/29/2018 06:55:18 pm
I would like to thank you for the great article on our Relay for Life event. All the vendors, vehicle owners, our very own talented performers that kept everyone entertained throughout the day, and the volunteers that gave so freely their time....THANK YOU. Once again our little county came together to help others❤️❤️.
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