Car show benefits Valley Outreach

Christine Tubbs, executive director at Valley Outreach, left, accepts a $400 donation from Certified Transmission owner Andy Lundsted collected at Certified Transmission’s Third Annual Car Show Aug. 17, Valley Outreach will purchase food items its food shelf with the money. (Submitted photo)

Certified Transmission of Stillwater held their Third Annual Car Show Aug. 17 where area residents were encouraged to bring their custom, classic and unique cars to display. Admission was free with 100 percent of event proceeds benefitting Valley Outreach.

“Essential items including food, clothing and shelter are important necessities and it’s humbling to realize that anyone could be in need of these things at any time” said Andy Lundsted, owner of Certified Transmission. “We at Certified Transmission are very proud to support a local organization that is able to provide these services to our community.”

Through free-will cash donations requested for door prize drawings at the event, Certified Transmission collected $400 which was given to Valley Outreach. Through partnerships with other groups like Second Harvest Heartland, Valley Outreach can purchase $10 worth of food for each dollar received.

The following businesses provided raffle prize items at the event, which helped make the donation possible: Carquest Auto Parts of Stillwater, Napa Auto Parts of Stillwater, Auto Zone of Stillwater, Auto Nation Ford, Famous Dave of Stillwater, Dominos Pizza, Pizza Hut, Pony Express, Water Street Inn, Rose Floral, Nail Zone, Stillwater Motors, Buffalo Wild Wings in Oak Park Heights, Family Cuts, Mongolian BBQ and McDonald’s.

Certified Transmission is located at 2510 Curve Crest Boulevard in Stillwater. Contact the business at 651-275-9055, or [email protected]