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Uxbridge Lions Car Show slated for auto enthusiasts

Aug 24, 2021 02:09PM ● By Chuck Tashjian

Joe Cutler shows off awards for his Packard Towncar at the 2019 Uxbridge Lions car show.

Collecting trophies and ribbons is one exciting aspect for participants in car shows, but showing off their autos in various categories with pride and love is what it is really about.  The Uxbridge Lions will host its Third Annual Car Show on Saturday, October 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Valley Chapel, 14 Hunter Road in Uxbridge.  
All car classes are welcome from antique to muscle to foreign cars and trucks. Even motorcycles can zoom by. The Registration Fee for every category is only $10.00. Admission to the public is free. For convenience, registration an be made in advance, but not required, by making checks payable to Uxbridge Lions Club, P.O. Box 455, North Uxbridge, MA 01538. Be sure to include pertinent information like name, phone number, vehicle make/model. Prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories by a panel of judges. The People’s Choice Award is always a favorite.
Building on the success of the previous two Uxbridge Lions car shows, the event will include DJ Mark Desmarais to entertain with music, announcements of awards, prizes and drawings keeping things fun and festive. Food will be available and Sweetwise Ice Cream Truck will be on site.  A caricaturist will be a delightful addition.  It will be a fun event for spectators of all ages.
Local businesses and organizations can support and participate by being Bronze $25, Silver $50, Gold $100, and Platinum $200 sponsors.  Sponsors will be prominently displayed and announced throughout the day and acknowledged in print and radio advertisement.  Checks can be sent to the Uxbridge Lions Club, P.O Box 455, N. Uxbridge 01538 or contact President Diane Seely at [email protected]
The Uxbridge Lions Club is a member of Lions International which is the largest service organization in the world with clubs in 205 countries with more than 1.4 million members. Locally, the Uxbridge Lions have supported many organizations including school programs, student scholarships, First Night, Uniquely Uxbridge, Uxbridge Senior Center, the Food Pantry, Uxbridge Little League and Flag Football.  Recently, it took over Beautify Uxbridge.  While contributing to resources aimed at sight and hearing research, disaster relief, vaccinations and diabetes awareness, clearly home is where the heart is for this club.  
President Diane Seely is enthusiastic about the club’s third foray into the world of car shows saying, “We’re hoping the community comes out to see these incredible vehicles of all time periods, colors, shapes and sizes and meet the great people who treat them with such TLC.”
There you have it: Saturday, October 2 (rain date October 9).  Enjoy the peeping at the car show.  The leaves will be around for a while