The Groveport Hometown Car & Motorcycle Show, presented by the city of Groveport and the Southeastern Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, will be held from 1-4:30 p.m. on Sept. 22 in Groveport’s historic downtown on Main Street.
“Come enjoy a beautiful fall afternoon looking at cars and motorcycles in charming downtown Groveport,” said Terri Christensen, executive director of the Southeastern Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.
Vehicle registration is from noon to 1 p.m. for $15 per vehicle the day of the event with awards at 4:30 p.m. Dash plaques and t-shirts will be presented to the first 100 entries. Car clubs bringing three or more cars save $5 per car. A 50/50 raffle will benefit the Center for Groveport Madison Human Needs. A DJ will provide music and there will be great food.
Corporate t-shirt sponsors include 1st Service Federal Credit Union, Groveport Heritage Society, Border Energy and Trebel LLC. Huntington Bank will provide the dash plaques. Award and other sponsors are Mayor Lance Westcamp, Bob Ward Construction, Bright Innovations, Tazz Detailing, Jean Ann and Larry Hilbert, Dr. Sacheen Garrison of Garrison Dental, Gary and Christine Boucher, Motorcycle Parts & Service Inc., Anne Holmes Photography, Lisa Sain of State Farm Insurance, Rick Wagner Insurance, Groveport Police Chief Ralph Portier, and Columbus Metropolitan Library Southeast.
These event booth sponsors will provide information about their companies: 1st Service Federal Credit Union; Border Energy, Trebel LLC, Groveport Heritage Society, Rick Wagner Insurance, Lisa Sain of State Farm Insurance, Tazz Detailing, CGMHN, and Auto Center Southeast.
For information, contact (614) 836-5900 or visit www.chambersefc.com
Taste of Groveport and Madison Twp.
The Taste of Groveport and Madison Township food competition will be held at Groveport Town Hall, 648 Main St., during the car show. Registration is from noon to 1 p.m. and is free to all participants. Judging is at 1:30 p.m. Organizer Donna Drury said the public will be invited to a tasting of the dishes once judging is complete.
“We normally have about 50 to 60 entries,” Drury said. “The highlight of the event is the public tasting once the judging is done. People love to taste foods prepared by people they know.”
Adult participants, age 15 and older, can enter in these categories: appetizer, entree, cakes, pies, soups, vegetarian and other desserts. Participants younger than 15, can enter either cookies or cupcakes.
Awards will be given based on taste and appearance. For information contact www.groveport.org.