Fourth Annual Charity 'Open' Car Show Benefitting The CDTC Set for October 22, 2011

Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PressExposure) May 03, 2011 -- Thanks to the dedication and hard work of the Fort Lauderdale Mustang Club ( members and volunteers the 2010 Car Show was a huge success. With a matching donation from AutoNation, a $6,000 check was given to The Children's Diagnostic & Treatment Center, (CDTC) in Fort Lauderdale, we look forward to cutting them a much larger check in 2011.

Mother Nature smiled upon us on October 2, 2010, and a beautiful day was enjoyed by all. The bounce house was bouncing, the burgers and dogs were sizzling, and the prizes on the auction table were fabulous! The SWAT Team showed off their emergency vehicle, the Sherriff's Office finger printed children, and even Governor Charlie Christ turned out for the event! Thank you to everyone for their support.

The planning for the 2011 Car Show is underway, and this year's show promises to be bigger and better than ever. Maroone Ford in Fort Lauderdale is ready to host the event again on October 22, 2011. All years makes and models are welcome, cars, trucks and bikes. If it rolls - we wanna see it!! Pre-Registration is $25 per vehicle by October 19, 2011, after that the registration is $25 per vehicle. Vehicles registering after October 19 are not eligible for judging.

Awards will be presented for 15 General and 50 "Best Of" categories, including:

- Best of Show - 1st, 2nd, 3rd
- Best Ford
- Best GM
- Best Chrysler
- Best Paint
- Best Engine
- Best Specialty
- Best Club Participation

The show again this year will have activities for kids of all ages and include numerous raffle baskets, a DJ playing music and lots of vehicles for enthusiasts to see.

Net proceeds from the car show will benefit The Children's Diagnostic & Treatment Center again this year. The CDTC was established in 1983 when Broward County had one of the highest infant mortality rates in the country and has remained committed to the vision of bringing the best in health care and family services to children with special health care needs regardless of their families' ability to pay.

The CDTC's multi-cultural, multi-lingual, and multi-disciplinary staff continues to maintain the excellence of CDTC's program, as well as to seek new opportunities for improving their ability to reach out, to educate and to connect with the community. The staff's 'yearning hope and dream' is to help families understand and cope with the special needs of their children, so that they may better provide for their children's future. The fort Lauderdale Mustang Club is proud to be able to contribute to such a worthwhile organization.

We are currently looking for Car Owners, Vendors, and Raffle Prize donors to help support this great cause.Car Owners, Vendors and Car Enthusiasts.

About The Fort Lauderdale Mustang Club

For registration/participation information about the 2011 Car Show, please visit, or call Mark Patterson 954-779-3898

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Press Release Submitted On: May 03, 2011 at 9:57 am
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