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Melfort Car Show and Shine sees over 100 registered cars

Greased Lightning was the theme.

MELFORT - Cal Gratton, MTACC Executive Director said they had over 100 vehicles registered for the Melfort Car Show and Shine. 

More than 2,000 people took in the event, Gratton said, adding that the business community sees a substantial economic boom during the car show and shine with lots of participants and spectators coming early and enjoying the shopping downtown. In addition, a number of businesses embraced the Greased Lightning theme. 

The Melfort Legion was selling pulled pork and poutine. The Northeast Christian Fellowship had their kids' zone once again with bouncy castles and kids activities. Many non-profit organizations were selling items of interest.  

There were 103 entries this year which is about average Gratton said. He also thanked the sponsors.

The Show and Shine Winners:  

Fan’s Choice  – Dave Zimmer, Melfort (1967 Camaro) 

Top Ford – Adrian Bourgeois, Melfort (1952 Ford Sunliner)

Top GM - Dave Zimmer, Melfort (1967 Camaro) 

Top Mopar – Brad Fowler, Sherwood Park, Alta. (Dodge Challenger) 

Top Import – Devin Reiner, Melfort (1931 Alpha Romeo Replica) 

Top Modern – Tom Beck, Melfort (2003 Chevy Corvette) 

Top 80’s – Al McCrea, Zenon Park (1985 GMC)  

Top 70’s – Tim Bulicz, Melfort (1970 Olds) 

Top 60’s - Dave Zimmer, Melfort (1967 Camaro) 

Top 50’s – Jeff McDonald, Melfort (1950 Chevy Truck)  

Top Vintage - Devin Reiner, Melfort (1931 Alpha Romeo Replica) 

Top Motorcycle – Dalton South, Melfort (Gold Wing aspencade) 

Honourable Mention — Mark Malmgren, Melfort (2014 Kenworth T680)