Cars for a cause

Cars for a cause

Special to the Journal/Stephanie Ujhelyi
This 1929 Ford Roadster owned by Danny Miller of Newell, W.Va. was a real attention getter Saturday during the inaugural Wheels and Meals car show in downtown East Liverpool. The event, which included food vendors and live music, was hosted by the city’s fire union as a benefit for their local toy effort.

Special to the Journal/Stephanie Ujhelyi
Ray McIntosh of Wellsville had his 1954 green truck entered Saturday in the inaugural Wheels and Meals car show, which is hosted by the East Liverpool fire union as a fundraiser for their local toy effort.

Special to the Journal/Stephanie Ujhelyi
Broadway Avenue in downtown East Liverpool was a busy place for car aficionados as they perused both sides of Sixth Street, where the city’s fire union was hosting its inaugural Wheels and Meals event Saturday afternoon. Various businesses were vending during the event, which included a massive car show and live music to benefit the department’s loyal toy effort.

Special to the Journal/Stephanie Ujhelyi
There was something for everyone’s tastebuds Saturday afternoon when the East Liverpool fire union hosted their inaugural Wheels and Meals car show in downtown East Liverpool. The event, which included businesses and live music, offered a plethora of foods including steak sandwiches from Rayl’s Market; pulled pork from CarrBQ in Wellsville; macaroni and cheese from Bowser’s in Monaca; meatball and hot sausage sandwiches from Chef Ray’s Cafe; as well as beer, burgers and hot dogs by the local Elks chapter. The event was coordinated by councilman Jeff Kreefer, who is a retired city assistant fire chief.

Special to the Journal/Stephanie Ujhelyi
Volunteer Julie Kreefer, left, scoops some Bowser’s macaroni and cheese into a to-go container held by Robin Gallagher, right, Saturday afternoon at the inaugural Wheels and Meals car show held in downtown East Liverpool held by the city’s firefighters as a fundraiser for their local toy effort. Rayl’s, the local Elks and Chef Ray’s Cafe were among those serving food for the benefit.

Broadway Avenue in downtown East Liverpool was a busy place for car aficionados as they perused both sides of Sixth Street, where the city’s fire union was hosting its inaugural Wheels and Meals event Saturday afternoon. Various businesses were vending during the event, which included a massive car show and live music to benefit the department’s loyal toy effort.

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