City and Kent Station® to co-host Cruisin’ Kent car show July 21
benefiting VET Fund at Green River College
– The city of Kent and Kent Station® are co-hosting the first Cruisin’ Kent car show on Saturday, July 21 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) at Kent Station®. The car show is free to attendees, and open to car owners to show their classic cars, trucks and motorcycles for a nominal registration fee. Proceeds from the event will go to the Veterans Educational Transition (VET) Fund at Green River College. The VET Fund helps provide funding to cover tuition gaps for veterans.
At Cruisin’ Kent, participating car owners are eligible to win trophies for their prized vehicles in a variety of categories including Best in Show, Best Ford, Best Oldie/Pre-50s, Best 50s, Best Truck, Best Motorcycle, Best Paint, People’s Choice and more. In addition, there will be vendor booths, a 50/50 raffle, Cruisin’ Kent T-shirts for sale, a DJ booth, and The RAM and Agave will open early for brunch.
“Nothing says summer like a car show, and the city is thrilled to partner with Kent Station® to bring another fun, family-friendly event to the community,” said Kent Mayor Dana Ralph. “We’re also really excited that proceeds from the event will benefit veterans attending Green River College. This is a worthy cause that we are proud to support.”
Sponsors include Bowen Scarff, the Kent Reporter, A-1 Pallets, Inc. and Cindi Cameron of Fairway Mortgage. Learn more about the event or register your vehicle at KentStation.com/Cruisin-Kent-Car-Show, or call Cynthia Boyd at Kent Station® at 253-856-2301.
About Kent Station®
Located on 18 acres in the heart of downtown Kent, Kent Station® is an urban shopping village developed by Tarragon a Seattle based company. The 470,000 sq. ft., mixed-use development features locally-owned and national retail stores, professional office space, and dining and entertainment, including a 14-screen AMC Theatres Cineplex and a branch campus of Green River College.
About City of Kent, Washington
Kent is the sixth largest city in Washington with a population over 128,000. A culturally rich destination, Kent features captivating neighborhoods, award-winning parks, exceptional school districts and nationally accredited police and fire departments. In recent years, Kent has experienced impressive economic growth, and is nationally known as a prime location for manufacturing. For more information, visit KentWA.gov.