Wednesday afternoon The Inn at Olentangy Trail held its first ever car show. For those that may not know, the Inn is an assisted living facility for senior citizens off of Rt 23 just across from Menards.
The show was held from 4 pm to 7 pm. Registration was $10 and all proceeds went to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. Hot dogs, chips, corn on the cobb and drinks were included with registration.
There was a "bounce house" set up for the kids, and the Sock Hop Soda Shop provided ice cream floats for a donation to the Alzheimer's Association.
The show registered 26 cars and trucks. "Resident's Choice" awards were presented to three of the vehicles.
The 3rd place "Resident's Choice" award went to Greg Nobis and his 1967 Mustang Shelby GT customized to look like the car "Eleanor" from the movie Gone in 60 Seconds staring Nicholas Cage and Angelina Jolie.
Larry Walters and his '68 Corvette received the 2nd place award.
And the 1st place "Resident's Choice" award went to this 1956 Ford Thunderbird owned by Susannah Sinard.
The Inn should be commended for the nice job they did putting on their first show. It turned out to be a fun three hours.
Der Dutchman Week 5
Despite the threat of showers, attendance was up for week 5 of the Der Dutchman cruise-in with 70 registered vehicles.
Wayne Nisley, the usual host for the cruise-in, was out this week so the assistant manager of the restaurant stepped in for him. I must say, he did an admirable job hosting his first cruise-in.
Here are some of the cars that made their first appearance of the season.
An '83 El Camino SS
A couple 5th gen Camaro SS.
This 2002 Jaguar S-Type
1950 Studebaker. The front end is a real "classic".
A work in progress Chevy Impala.
These 4th generation Ford Mustangs.