Car Show Planned At Wilkes University April 27

Wilkes University’s Student Chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) will host its eighth annual auto show on Sunday, April 27 from 11 a. m. to 3 p. m. The show will be held in the Wilkes Henry Student Center parking lot, 84 W. South Street, Wilkes-Barre. Entrance fee for carsat the door the day of the show is $15.00.

More than 130 cars will be exhibited in the show, and various vendors and attractions including musical performances by Tuxedo Mouse, a Wilkes student band.

Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project, an organization that honors and empowers wounded service men and women. The principle purposes of the Wounded Warrior Project are raising awareness and enlisting the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, helping injured service members aid and assist each other, and providing unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members.

More than 50 awards and giveaways will be given in specific categories including: Pre War Era Domestics (pre-1944), Post-War Era Domestics (1944-1960), American Muscle Era (1961-1972), Mid-Modern Era Domestic (1973-1999), 21st Century Domestics (2000-Present), European Imports, JDM (Japanese Domestic Market)/Asian Market, Trucks/SUV and Lowrider.

The rain date will be May 4.