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Lake Placid Car Show celebrates 30 years

A classic car passes the American Flag at the Lake Placid Convention Center during the Fourth of July parade.

A classic car passes the American Flag at the Lake Placid Convention Center during the Fourth of July parade. Photo by Keith Lobdell.

— The Lake Placid Ski Club has announced their 30th Annual Olympic Car Show and Parade will be held on Sunday, Sept. 2, on the Olympic Speed Skating Oval in Lake Placid.

The Show is sponsored by Ellis Chevrolet Buick GMC located in Malone, Hoffman Auto in Lake Placid 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 till 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. 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 fund raiser 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 and medal winners including Lowell Bailey, Tim Burke, Bill Demong, Peter Frenette, Haley Johnson and Andrew Weibrecht.

For more Information go to lakeplacidskiclub.com.

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