The winner of best in show at the Sylvan Lake Show N Shine was Adam Tempelaars with Forbidden Fantasy out of Red Deer for his ‘34 Oldsmobile.

Car show raises funds for children’s hospital

The second annual Sylvan Lake Show N Shine took place on Saturday at Meadowlands Golf Club.

The second annual Sylvan Lake Show N Shine took place on Saturday at Meadowlands Golf Club.

Hosted by the Accelerated Revolution Foundation, a local non-profit group, all proceeds from the event were donated to the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation.

The car show, which welcomed makes and models of all kinds from across the province saw a total of 456 registrations and raised a total of $7642.32 for the Stollery.

“This show took months of planning many sleepless nights but it’s all for the Stollery,” said Rhayn, during the trophy presentation late Saturday afternoon during the show.

This year’s show featured 38 sponsorships from local businesses up from 12 last year. Rhayn added she feels the club is showing impressive growth for being so young and that she is proud of the work they have accomplished.

“In just a short ten months we have come along way. We really look forward to returning with this show again next year,” said Rhayn who added they will also be doing a large show for theKidney Foundation in 2017.

Secretary and Treasurer of the Accelerated Revolution Foundation, Andraea Girard also spoke during the trophy ceremony at this year’s Sylvan Lake Show N Shine, where she asked the crowd to give Rhayn a big round of applause.

“She has worked so incredibly hard to make this a success and she has so much passion for what she does,” said Girard to the crowd.

The Accelerated Revolution Foundation encourages local car lovers to follow them on Facebook to keep up to date with all of their shows and events throughout the year.

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