The ninth annual “Cause 4 Paws” pet show and classic car show returns to the area Sept. 11, according to a news release.
The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Firelands Auto Group, formerly Pat O’Brien Chevrolet, on the corners of State Routes 2 and 60 in Vermilion, according to the release.
If necessary, a rain date is set for September 19.
Classic car registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the first 400 cars will receive dash plates, according to the statement.
Drawings for $20 cash, sponsored by Krystal Slee and Joe Suerth, will be offered to auto show attendees every 30 minutes, according to the release.
The Pet Expo starts at 10 a.m. in the service garage.
Music will be provided by Frank LaManna Presents.
The day’s festivities will include 10 animal rescue groups, many with adoptable pets, 16 vendors offering amazing products and services for owners and their four-legged friends, and four food trucks plus Toft’s Ice. Cream, according to the release.
The event will also host 50/50 raffles and baskets, with four baskets including $50 cash, sponsored by Slee and Suerth, and a special “Pick of the Litter” raffle, sponsored by Simplified Facilities Group.
One lucky winner will be able to select a basket of their choice before all other baskets are distributed, for a donation of just $5, according to the release.
A remote live broadcast by “Gold Country” WOBL and “Kool Kat Oldies” WDLW radio will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
In addition to all rescues and vendors, customers, as requested, visit the Partners With Paws booth.
For a small donation you can buy our Super Power t-shirts and bags, Rainbow Bridge magnets, handmade pet blankets, Kuddle Kats, music CDs, records, books, doors hero keys and drawstring dog bags, according to the release.
All proceeds raised during this year’s 4 Paws cause will benefit Partners With Paws, which financially assists more than 25 animal rescue groups in northern Ohio, while helping people and their pets who desperately need it, the statement said.
For more information, call Lorie A. Wilber at 440-897-8696 or email: [email protected]