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Edson Custom Cruisers 3 Annual Show and Shine
by Miranda L'Hirondelle most horsepower on the Dyno. The contestant that Holland of Edmonton and Edson Custom Cruisers
won was Marc St Laurent a member of the Drayton for his 1969 Dodge Super Bee. 1951-1960 was
The Edson Custom Cruisers held their 3rd Annual Valley Thunder Car Club and his Chevy Blazer had received by Mark Westmancoat of Drayton Valley Enjoy getting out and meeting people?
Show and Shine at the RCMP Centennial Park on 1041 horsepower. Northern Thunder Car Club for his 1955 Chev
August 12. Members of the Edson Hillbilly Derby brought a Sedan Delivery and the Pre 1950's was awarded to The Weekly Anchor is
Registration went from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. then the Mud Bogger Truck along with a Derby Truck. There Brent Helmig of Hinton for his 1932 Ford Coupe.
voting started and the trophy awards were at 4 p.m. was a truck parked by the stage where you could The Edson Custom Cruisers have a day planned looking for an assignment Writer
This year they had 143 cars attend the event and donate items for the Toys for Tots. for a small show and shine at the Edson Hospital on
105 of them were registered. “It was a very good The Edson Lions Club was there for support and August 24 from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. for the
turnout given the heat and conditions,” said Travis were selling 50/50 tickets for a raffle. seniors in the Adult Care Ward and it will be outside
Jennifer Kendall of Edson Custom Cruisers won
Kendall Club President of the Edson Custom the raffle for $750 and the Lions split the other $750 in the grassed area in the centre. The Weekly Anchor has an opening for a person
Cruisers. between them and the Edson Custom Cruisers. with good writing skills to write about local events.
Everyone who had registered received a voting Best in show went to Dana Erickson of Edson
card in their package. There were no outside judges Custom Cruisers with his 1969 Chevelle SS 396. -Some training provided -Great for added income -Work from home and/or our office.
and the votes were made by the people who had
registered for the event. The people's choice was won by Stan Munroe of Grade 12 or Post Secondary Education required.
Jason Bussey brought his Nitro Fueled Dragster Edson Custom Cruisers with his 1932 Mas Buick
and raffled off two chances to sit in his car while two door coupe. Resumes should be dropped off
started, and the raffle went to two local young boys Best motorbike was John Cesario of Edson at 5040 3rd Avenue
Landon Michaud and Degan Erickson. Custom Cruisers for his Harley Davidson Soft Tail. (or sent to the Publisher by email at
The RCMP Y.I.E.L.D. was also at the event with Best original car/truck was awarded to Brian and
their drag cars and they were selling raffle tickets Donna Pillage of Edson Custom Cruisers for their
for a chance to win one of five hot rods. Edson 1964 Chev Impala SS.
RCMP Constables Michelle Dehann and Sarah Al Robson of Hinton and a member of the Edson
Pennoyer came to the show with their Red Surge Custom Cruisers for his 1934 Chev Rat Rod
gear for photo ops. received best custom car/truck. Furthest distance
Food vendors were available such as Baba's travelled was awarded to Don Riddell and Hugh
Buggy and The Knights of Columbus a local Parks from Slave Lake, Alberta and they split a
organization, which sold over 400 burgers for the $100 fuel card.
event. The Edson ATB organized a kids coloring Ed Holland from Edmonton blew an oil line on his
contest. way to the show so he received the hardluck award
There was a silent auction that gained $2600 which came with a cleaning kit and two hats. 2000-
which they will use to help fund future events, as present award was given to Carl Pettifer of Edson
well as donate to local charities in need. “We had Custom Cruisers for his 2014 Ford Mustang.
tons of local sponsors that donated many great items The 1981-2000 categories were won by Gerry
for our silent auction,” said Kendall. Chaplin of Edson Custom Cruisers for his 1987
Bannister GM sponsored the Car Dyno for the Buick Grand National. 1971-1980 was awarded to
second year in a row and this year they gave $500 Axel Axmann of Edson Custom Cruisers for his
cash which was later awarded to the vehicle with the 1974 AMC Javelin.
The winner of the 1961-1970 category was Ed
Bernard Fickel stood with his grandchildren
Hayden and Andrè Sinclair and his 2014 Softail
Deluxe, Harley Davidson at the Show and Shine at
RCMP Centennial Park on August 12. photo
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Morgan Steffler and her brother Max Steffler stood proudly by the 1956 GMC Coca-Cola Delivery truck
Love Grandma Sheila
that their grandfather made. They were at the Show and Shine at RCMP Centennial Park on August 12.
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