A local organization will host a car show to raise money for the American Cancer Society


JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – A local organization is hosting an event this weekend to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

The Metro Corvette Club of Mississippi announces that it will be hosting an open car show at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 27.

Registration for the event will be from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and the show will start at 10 a.m. All cars are welcome and it will cost $30 per car.

The organization says it will provide the following:

  • Drawing 50/50
  • Silent auction
  • Raffles
  • Children’s area
  • live music
  • Outlets (Best of Mississippi’s award-winning food truck, Crooked Letter Kitchen, will serve food with Bri’s Bangin Burgers and Kool Kups of Mendenhall)

There will also be a meetup on August 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Mississippi Trade Mart Building, located at 1200 Mississippi Street.

According to the organization, the Hampton Inn and Suites will be the host hotel for the event. To make a reservation, call (601) 352-1700 and use code MCCM for a rate of $99 per night.

For questions, contact organization president Ty Quinn at (601) 454-4056 or vice president Tyrone Monroe at (601) 954-2095.

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