Relay For Life team hosts car show
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Neighbors | Zack Shively.Rick Kubik and Mandy Comstock organized the Pink Ribbon Car Show on Sept. 23. Their Relay For Life team, Mary's Pink Ribbon Racers, hosted the event.
Neighbors | Zack Shively.Eagles Club member Jeff Sheridan brought his nephew's DeLorean, the car from "Back to the Future," to the Pink Ribbon Car Show. The Eagles Club sponsored the event.
Neighbors | Zack Shively.The Pink Ribbon Car Show at Austintown Eagles on S. Raccoon Road in Austintown included older vehicles, like this Model T.
Neighbors | Zack Shively.Car enthusiasts registered 70 vehicles to the Pink Ribbon Car Show. They had food, drinks, a bounce castle, a raffle and bake sale.
Neighbors | Zack Shively.Jeff Sheridan brought the show car owned by his nephew, Ryan Sheridan, to the Pink Ribbon Car Show on Sept. 22. The car is based on the "ECTO-1" car from "Ghostbusters." All proceeds from the event went to Relay for Life.
by ZACK SHIVELY
Mary’s Pink Ribbon Racers Relay For Life team created a car show to gather proceeds for Relay For Life and the American Cancer Society on Sept. 23.
Organizers Rick Kubik and his niece Mandy Comstock decided to host the event because they wanted to raise more money outside of their other Relay For Life events. They named the team after Comstock’s grandmother, Mary, who had breast cancer.
Kubik, an Eagles Club member, got the Eagles Club to sponsor the event and allow Kubik to use their lot for the showcase. The Mark Cole Agency also sponsored the event and donated trophies for the event.
Jeff Sheridan, also an Eagles Club member, brought his nephew’s show cars. He had the “ECTO-1” car from the “Ghostbusters“ movie and the DeLorean from “Back to the Future.“ Other cars on display included Mustangs and other hot rods and classics, like the Ford’s Model T. They also had bikes and trucks at the event. Altogether, enthusiasts brought 70 vehicles to the show.
Kubik and Comstock also planned other things outside of the show. They organized a play area for children, which had a bounce castle. A live DJ played classic rock songs throughout the event. They set up a food and drink area. They also had a raffle and bake sale.
All the proceeds went toward Relay For Life. They have only offerd this car show this year, but they want to make it an annual event.