Fun family event free and open to the public

Middletown, NJ – For the fifth year running, the Middletown Lions Club will host their annual Auto Show & Motorcycle Meet on Saturday, September 18th (rain date 9/19) 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 3 pm at the Middletown Train Station and is free and open to the public. Sponsorships and vendor space are available for a limited time, and show vehicle pre-registration is now open.

 

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1910 Ford Model T. Owned by Dave McKenny of Shrewsbury. At 100 years of age is the same age New Jersey Blind Citizens Association.

 

“Thanks to the dedication of the Middletown Lions, and show sponsors like the Garden State Land Surveyors Alliance, this is such a fun family event each year attracting some of the most beautiful cars and motorcycles in the state,” says NJBCA Executive Director Doug Scott. “NJBCA has a significant impact on the lives of the blind and visually impaired in New Jersey,” says Jim Guerrieri, Middletown Lions Club President. “The Middletown Lions are proud to donate all sponsorship and registration proceeds to this valuable organization.”

Car and motorcycle enthusiasts who wish to show their vehicle(s) may pre-register for $10-$12, or register at the show for $15. Trophies and plaques will be awarded to winning vehicles, which will be selected by judges at the show.

For general inquiries or to learn more about available sponsorships and vehicle registration, please visit www.njbca.org, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call 732-291-0878. To learn more about the Middletown Lions Club and their ongoing support of NJBCA, please visit www.mlions.org.

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.