Toys for Tots Classic Car Cruise October 6


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Posted Online: Oct. 02, 2012, 3:04 pm
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(Not required to Cruise to enjoy festivities)

7th Annual Cruise hosted by Sergeant Peppers Auto Shop

Northpark Mall parking lot, located by Sears and JC Penny's. Party Starts at 3:00 p.m.. with police escort continuous cruise starting at 4:30 p.m.. down Welcome Way, to 3rd Street and backup Brady to Sears. District 15 motorcycles will be positioned along the route. Get out your lawn chairs and watch the classic cars drive by!

U.S.. Marines will be on hand to collect toys! We request these events remain alcohol-free.

Please bring an unwrapped toy and help fill the "Santa mobile"

Door Prizes/ Food available from Hy-Vee

Music provided by: 3D Sound O.J. by Dave Palmer

50/50 benefits Toys for Tots

For more information call: Mike Peppers at (563)324-1955 or Nostalgia Unlimited. Don Valley at (563)391-5213

And then join us on Sunday, Oct. 7 to join the fun and watch the parade of motorcycles hosted by District 15. Classic cars and street rods will be positioned along the route. Motorcycle route: leave West Kimberly Walmart at 1 p.m.. to Division, Division to Third, Third to Brady, Brady to Kimberly all the way to Hobby Lobby.




















 



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