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By DAVID CAMPHOUSE
The Winchester Car Show on the Square will be back in person on July 16.
According to event organizer Terry Aossey, a good turnout of Midwestern car enthusiasts is expected.
“We usually have a good turnout,” Aossey said. “We’ll probably break 100, at least. We usually have between 100 and 200 cars. We bring them in from Missouri and some from Iowa and a lot of locals.”
Aossey said that one of the main goals of the car show is to spotlight new businesses and improvements in downtown Winchester.
“We promote the new businesses, like the ice cream shop, and the new sidewalks, curbs and lighting,” Aossey said.
In fact, Aossey said, the car show is one of the largest events around the square to occur all year.
Aossey said that attendees can expect a variety of food and shopping opportunities around the square during the show.
“We do a poker walk to encourage people to get into the shops,” Aossey said.
In addition, a number of groups and businesses will be serving refreshments during the car show.
“The PEO ladies will be doing lemonade shake ups,” Aossey said. “The Methodist men will have pork chops, and the Outreach Center will have jumbo hotdogs.”
Aossey added that the brick-and-mortar food service businesses around the square will also be open and selling their wares during the car show.
“The bowling alley will be serving food,” Aossey said. “And Rural Cyclery will be open.”
Event T-shirts may be purchased for $20. In addition, a 50/50 drawing will be held during the car show.
Proceeds from all fundraising efforts, according to Aossey, are funneled back to community improvement activities.
“It all goes back to the community picnic group,” Aossey said.
For more information on the car show or to register, contact Aossey at 217-652-9330.