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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter, PinePress Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011 26th Annual S TRE T 'ROD SEPTEMBER I0, 2011 lOAM XTRAVAGANZA - .SpM By M. Kate West Chester Editor Rumbling engines, dazzling jewel-toned paint and the hot music of Buzz Barrett Sound Productions will kick off the 26th annual Street Rod Extravaganza Sept. 10 in the Chester Park. The Lake Almanor Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau sponsors the event for entries of 1982 and older stock, modified and special interest cars and trucks along with rat rods and those under construction. Motorcycles and era correct replica and kit cars are also among the 25 classifications being welcomed. Hot rodders will arrive in town Friday, Sept. 9, to make an impressive Main Street appearance during the Friday night registration at the Cotton Candy Diner and the Sock Hop being hosted by the Main Street Coffee Bar. In addition to all the Friday night fun, this premier Northern California car show offers a 35-mile Poker Run cruise around Lake Almanor and an in-town Poker Walk among the local merchants. The 2011 route will offer a first-time run through Lake Almanor West, which will offer motorists an extraordi- nary lake view. The Rotary Club of Chester will be firing up the "Road- house Grill" to feed the rod- ders and all the community guests. Event awards The car show will feature the popular People's Choice, Ladies' Choice and Street Rod Extravaganza awards. Team member Garn Pringle said winners could expect newly creative award POKER WALK Stop by these participating merchants between 10am - 2pm Saturday, September 10th. While you are visiting their business, draw a card for your Poker Walk hand. Visit as many of the merchants as you wish. Look for the balloons to help guide you. Turn in this card before 3pm at the event for a chance to win a CASH prize for the highest Poker Hand. Sl0 Tickets available to the community at Chester Park. Books & Beyond Barber Shop Back Porch Trendz Giggling Crow Bodfish Coffee Station Almanor Fly Fishing Pizza Factory Sunshine Flower Shop Dollar Store Ayoobs The Sports Nut David Price Jewelers Lassen Gifts Main Street Coffee Bar Good Vibrations Control Freak The Cutting Edge Cotton Candy Diner Lola's Wisteria Almanor Bowling Center Subway Treats Jeff's Produce Come join the fun during the Street Rod Poker Run! Saturday, Sept. 10 Lakcsidc at thc Piilcs 259-2282 3000 Almanor Drive West, Off Hwy 89, Lake Almanor Best Wishes to Scott and Sharon, one of our favorite long-time clients. You will be missed! Insurance for all your precious possessions. Farmers knows what matters to you most. That's why we specialize in providing insurance policies for antiques, muscle cars, replicars, modifieds, customs, classics and hot rods. Call now to learn about special discounts when all of your insurance coverage is with Farmers. Specialized Coverage Agreed Value Low Premiums Expert Claim Service No Attendance Clause A Personal Agent Bob & Linda Rouland "Your Agents for Life" AUTO HOME LIFE e COMMERCIAL HEALTH Monthly Billing Available (800) 254-2218 (530) 258-2218 650 Main Street Chester, CA Lic. #0657918 򷓡 farmers.corn I I 1 _ __~lJmmm plaques. He described them as "3-D relief and more upscale than before." The event will also offer participants first- and second-place awards for each classification. Other awards will include the 50/50 drawing and best poker hands for the poker run and poker walk. It is likely that even more merchants will be participat- ing in the poker walk this year. "More merchants means more card draws and more chances of winning the poker hand," Pringle said. Goodie bags will include local gift coupons, a dash plaque and Lake Almanor publications and will be available to the fh'st 100 registrants. For more information about the Sept. 10 event call the Lake Almanor Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau at 258-2426. N 1 To Butte Meadows (dirt) .~o Lake Almanor Lake Mmanor Area Map ~81o0 . Starts at Chester Park 1 Rest StopNista Point- HWY 36 2 Foxwood Estates - A- 13 3 Bailey Creek Golf Course Clubhouse 433 Dirkin Drive, Lake Almanor Peninsula 4 Tantardino's 401 Ponderosa Drive, Lake Almanor Peninsula 5 Almanor Espress 6 Canyon Dam Boat Launch 7 Plumes Pines Resort 8 Lake Almanor West 9 Chester Park (tam in Poker hand) iii i i i i in| ii i , i . r 258-2022 .. 8hester btary Clubi will be #erring : flambutget#,,' Hot Dogs, Okili end Pizze in tke Pstk 118-C Watson Road, Chester OIL CHANGE ,s250o Up to 5 qts. synthetic-blend oil & filter and 15-point inspection OFFER ENDS 9/18/11 ~" .................................. ",,2 I I Ir I[ I 1 192 Main Street, Chester (Behind The Coffee Station) I I H[I III I I r i _ - ~ -. Storewide When you mention this ad. 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