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Event Dates: July 16, 2017 - July 16, 2017
Location: Vernon Hills, Illinois
 
***The Event and Location***
Join BGV Motorsports for The 4th Annual Vernon Hills Summer Celebration Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show on Sunday, July 16, from 9 am - 2 pm, at Century Park in Vernon Hills (the corner of E. Hawthorn and Lakeview Parkways), presented by The Vernon Hills Summer Celebration Committee.

***The Event Times and Spectators***
The gates open at 8 am. Registration goes from 9 am - 11 am with awards around 1:45 pm. All vehicles should be in place by 11 am and the event is free for community spectators.

***The Charity***
This year's event is a fundraiser for Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics, on behalf of Nathan Gillespie - https://cure-angelman-now.everydayhero.com/us/team-nathan. All $10 entry fees and 50/50 raffle proceeds will benefit the charity! Nathan Gillespie is the son of VHPD Investigator Andrew Gillespie and wife Kaline. Nathan was diagnosed with Angelman Syndrome (AS) in 2014 at the age of 28 months. Angelman Syndrome (AS) is a rare neurogenetic disorder affecting approximately 1 in 15,000 live births. Individuals with AS typically have balance issues, motor impairment, and debilitating seizures. Some patients never walk and most do not speak. Nathan is a happy, loving, and determined little boy, even through seizures, endless doctor & therapy appointments. He works hard every day to keep up with his two siblings!

***Event Amenities***
Enjoy music by BGV Motorsports and pastries, coffee and lunchtime favorites by Bo-Bo's Gyros Vernon Hills. Dash Plaques to the first 75 vehicles and 32 Awards, sponsored by Ernie's Wrecker Service.

***The Awards***
Specialty Awards Include:
Top Vehicle
Sponsor's Choice (Ernie's Wrecker Service) + $100 Cash
Police Department's Choice
Fire Department's Choice
Summer Celebration Committee’s Choice
Oldest Car Award

13 Classes (1st and 2nd Place) – 26 Awards
2000’s (Domestic, Stock Cars)
1980’s/1990’s (Domestic, Stock Cars)
1970’s (Domestic, Stock Cars)
1960's (Domestic, Stock Cars)
Pre 1960’s (Domestic, Stock Cars)
Antique Domestic - Modified (1989 & Older)
Modern Domestic - Modified (1990 & Newer)
Customs/Hot Rods
Trucks
Exotics/Supercars
Asian Imports
European Imports
Motorcycles

Invite your friends and we'll see you there!
 
   
Coordinator Details
Email: Steve Howorka
Phone: 847-235-6528
Web Site: Event Web Site
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