Classic Car Show to Benefit Camp CaPella

Updated 5 years ago

Car buffs looking for something to do this weekend can head to Brewer.The folks at Maine Oxy are hosting a classic car show…and folks who take part can do more than show off their vehicles…they can also help some very special kids.Amy Erickson has the story.Brewer is the place to be for classic car enthusiasts on Saturday.The parking lot at Maine Oxy will be packed with close to 100 vintage autos dating back to the 1930s.Even better…the company is donating all the proceeds to Camp CaPella, which gives kids and adults with disabilities a traditional summer camp experience.”We’ve done it before in Auburn and Hooksett for the past 6 years and when we heard Camp Capella’s story, we said ‘time to do one up here.’”Bob Smith is Maine Oxy’s marketing manager.He says besides helping some great kids, car buffs who pay the registration fee will also pick up some handy tips on keeping their vehicles in shape.”We’re gonna have a lot of our own vendors here, showing them how to weld and also different ways they can work with their auto body and stuff like that.”Dana Mosher is Camp CaPella’s Executive Director.He couldn’t be more pleased that a business like Maine Oxy is doing its part to help give disabled kids a summer camp experience that’ll last a lifetime.”Last year, they brought 2 kids to camp and built us a custom aluminum wheelchair ramp and this year you get to come look at beautiful cars and know you’re sending kids to camp.”It’s fundraisers like these that help keep Camp CaPella open year after year.”Camp Capella is completely supported by the community. This is..businesses are part of the community and it’s crucial…it’s what keeps us in business.””Most of the kids that come to Camp CaPella wouldn’t be able to go anywhere else.”The car show runs Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Maine Oxy on Robertson Boulevard in Brewer.Car registration is five dollars, and trophies will be awarded for several categories.Admission is free.Amy Erickson, WABI TV5 News, Brewer.>


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