Classic cars draw traffic at Boardman Park


By ABBY SLANKER

neighbors@vindy.com

Boardman Park hosted the Mahoning Valley Olde Car Club’s 32nd annual Antique and Special Interest Car Show and Flea Market Sunday.

First and second-place awards were given in 22 classes, including cars through 1929, excluding Model “A”; Model “A” Ford 1928-1931; cars 1930 through 1936, excluding Model “A”; cars 1937 through 1942; Cars post WWII - 1954; commercial vehicles, all through 1985 modified including 4 wheel-drive; commercial vehicles, stock all through 1985; foreign cars all through 1985; special interest cars 1955-1960; special interest cars 1961-1965; special interest cars 1966-1969; special interest cars 1970-1973; special interest cars 1974-1985; Corvettes 1953-1985 stock; Corvettes modified through 1985; Thunderbirds 1955 through 1957; Chevrolets 1955 through 1957; street rods pre-1948; street machines, modified cars 1949-1966; street machines, modified cars 1967-1985; Mustangs 1964 Ω - 1985 stock and Mustangs 1964 Ω - 1985 modified.

The Participant’s Choice Award, including special interest cars and trucks 1986 through present and replicas, the President’s Choice Award, and Best of Show Trophy for authentic vehicles and Best of Show Trophy for modified vehicles were also awarded.

The third annual Pinewood Derby Race was held for children in the Kids Fun Zone.

Door prizes were given away throughout the day, a Chinese auction and a bake sale were available.

A 50/50 raffle was awarded, with a portion of the money raised, plus donations, benefiting a young person to aid in paying for medical costs.

Sponsors of the event included Becker Funeral Home, Anthony J. Billett Landscape, Chick-Fil-A, DeBartolo Corporation, North Lima Dairy Queen, Salem Glass & Mirror, Snyder’s Antique Auto Parts, Udder Cream and Valley Insurance Group.

Mahoning Valley Olde Car Club officers include Elmer Lydic, president; Jerry Dietz, vice president; Carol Faustino, secretary; Bill Smith, treasurer and Dave Bayowski, agent of record. Rich Posivak served as general show chairman.

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