Fun family event free and open to the public

Middletown, NJ  – For the sixth year running, volunteers from the Middletown Lions Club will host the annual Auto Show & Motorcycle Meet on Saturday, October 8th (rain date 10/9) to benefit the New Jersey Blind Citizens Association (NJBCA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of the blind and visually impaired.  This year’s show begins at 1:00 pm, at the Middletown Shopping Center located at the intersection of State Highway 35 Northbound and New Monmouth Road in Middletown NJ.  Admission is free and the show is open to the public.

1910 Ford Model T - This beauty is owned by Dave McKenny of Shrewsbury and is the same age as the New Jersey Blind Citizens Association.

Car and motorcycle enthusiasts who wish to show their vehicle(s) may use vehicle pre-registration for $10-$12, or register at the show for $15.  Trophies and plaques will be awarded to winning entries, which will be selected by judges at the show.  Sponsorships and vendor space remains available for a limited time. Call 732-291-0878 for details about sponsorship donations and vendor space. Show cars, sponsors and vendors may arrive as early as noon to facilitate set-up. 

Thanks to the dedication of the Middletown Lions, and show sponsors like the Garden State Land Surveyors Alliance and All American Chevrolet this is such a fun family event each year attracting some of the most beautiful cars and motorcycles in the state,” says NJBCA Trustee Trish St.George. “I am legally blind and progressively loosing my vision, along with many others who face blindness, we find tremendous value in this vital organization and we appreciate the great kindness and ongoing concern of all of our donors and volunteers who have kept the organization alive for 101 years” added St.George.   An interview with Trish St.George is available for viewing at

For general inquiries or to learn more about available sponsorships and vehicle registration, please visit, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call NJBCA offices at 732-291-0878 and ask to speak to Executive Director, Mr. Doug Scott. Alternately, Middletown Lion and NJBCA Trustee, Al Siano may be contacted directly at 908-902-7155. To learn more about the Middletown Lions Club and their ongoing support of NJBCA, please visit

About New Jersey Blind Citizens Association, Inc. (NJBCA)          

Founded in 1910, NJBCA is the oldest organization of its kind in the state.  With the mission of improving the lives of the blind and visually impaired economically, vocationally, educationally, and socially, NJBCA provides free programs to help clients gain independence and confidence to lead self-sufficient and productive lives.  At Camp Happiness, the main campus in Leonardo, NJBCA runs a fine arts program, computer training, peer support groups, special interest clubs, and more through the Wobser Day Camp and other initiatives.