RICHMOND – Antiques, street rods, muscle cars and new-age custom cars are among the automobiles that will be on display at the 17th Annual Car Show from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., on Saturday, April 24, 2009. This year’s show will be held on the Johnson Hall parking lot.
Proceeds from the show are designated for the automotive scholarship fund. Last year, seven scholarships were awarded as the result of sponsorships from the Car Show.
More than 200 cars are expected to be on display, competing for various awards. Trophies will be awarded in 24 categories, including best of show, club participation, five awards for under 25, and others.
Car owners can register at Johnson Hall parking at Ivy Tech Community College campus, 2357 Chester Boulevard beginning at 8:30 a.m. There is a $15.00 entry fee for automobiles. Admission to the Show is free to the public.
The Ivy Tech Student Government Association will be sponsoring a NASCAR simulator, kids’ carnival games, and food. A lawn mower train ride for the children and DJ music will also be available. From 11:00 – 1:00 p.m. the Richmond Police Department will perform bike safety checks.
Ivy Tech Community College Richmond is one of the fastest growing institutions of higher education in east central Indiana with student enrollment that has more than doubled since 2006. Ivy Tech Richmond now serves over 4,000 students annually in Franklin, Union, Fayette, Rush, Wayne and surrounding counties.
About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech is the State’s largest public post-secondary institution and the nation’s largest singly-accredited statewide community college system with more than 150,000 students enrolled annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the State’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.