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Olympic Car Show Sunday in Lake Placid

August 30, 2012
Adirondack Daily Enterprise

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Ski Club has announced its 30th Annual Olympic Car Show and Parade to be held Sunday on the Olympic Speed Skating Oval in Lake Placid.

The show is sponsored by Egglefield Ford, Dragon Benware CPAs, Hoffman Auto in Lake Placid Sara Placid Motor Inn, in Saranac Lake and Rock 105.

More than 100 car show participants will be in a parade through downtown Lake Placid at 11:45 a.m. Included in the parade will be the local and state police as well as the Lake Placid Fire Department.

The cars are then on display from noon until 4 p.m. on the Speed Skating Oval for spectator viewing and judging. The award ceremony begins at 4 p.m. and car show plaques will be given to the top 25 cars selected by the Lake Placid Ski Club. Olympic medal awards will be given to the top three cars in each of the 49 classes as selected by judges from a committee of car show participants. Three trophies and cash awards will be given to the Best of Show as selected by the spectators and participants.

There will be plenty of attractions to entertain the whole family! Again this year the show will offer everyone the chance to win cash and prizes. Parties Unlimited is supplying their Cash Cube, DJ service and entertainment. There will be a barbecue provided by the Lake Placid Volunteer Fire Department as a fund raiser for their activities.

Spectator admission is $3 per adult and $1 per child. This show is a major fundraiser for the Lake Placid Ski Club. The proceeds from this show is used to enhance their youth ski education programs. A few club athletes have risen through the ranks to become Olympic athletes, including Lowell Bailey, Tim Burke, Bill Demong, Peter Frenette, Haley Johnson and Andrew Weibrecht.

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