Fifth annual Highway 43 Car Club Show n’ Shine at Winchester BMR draws plenty of vehicles

Arnold Saunders of Ottawa poses with the 1922 Model T ‘woody’ that he bought in Limoges and spent several years restoring. It was his first appearance at the annual Show n’ Shine put on by the Highway 43 Car Club at Winchester BMR. Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News

WINCHESTER — Under sunny skies Aug. 11, the fifth annual event overflowed the store’s parking lot and drew a number of vehicles from further afield for its 2019 edition.

Highway 43 Car Club President Rod Rafter reported being “pleased with the outcome,” adding that totals for the involved charitable fundraisers should be tallied in a couple of days.

Update: Organizers report raising $3,542, to be split between Community Food Share and House of Lazarus. The event also collected 459.85 pounds of non-perishable food. And Mary Steele of Russell won the featured draw for a cooler manufactured to look like a vintage woody car, complete with little rooftop surfboards and pop-top lid.

See a gallery of photos, below.

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