The First Annual Silver Palms classic car show took place in Okeechobee Florida at Silver Palms RV Resort, March 16th, 2013, gathering more than 200 people from outside the property plus the resort guests; a great start for this new event.
Featuring 28 Vintage classic cars from 1900 to 1975, all the attendes were given a ballot where they voted for their favorite vintage car, each of the age groups had a first and second place prize.
A good time was had by all on a beautiful sunny afternoon. Great friends, fantastic cars and good food combined to make this an excellent way to spend a Saturday afternoon.All of the proceeds from the show went to the Wounded Warrior foundation, Donations amounted to $1000. And Silver Palms RV Resort Matched that amount bringing the total raised to $2,000.00 The Backyard BBQ, a local restaurant at 104 SE 6th St, Okeechobee, FL 34974t , sold food and beverages and donated 20% of their sales to the Wounded Warriors. They also provided Free food to everyone who brought a classic car.
Pictured above ate the winners of this year’s show, congratulations to all
The people that made the show a success, on right Jim Statham and on the left Carl “Butch” Decker. Special Thanks to Butch Decker, a Marine and Vietnam Vet, who helped tirelessly putting this great event together .[testimonial author=”Ed Pask, General Manager”]The event was a booming success! We are already planning the event for next year. We expect 75 to a 100 cars! Next years event is schedule to happen St Patricks weekend 2014.[/testimonial]