2015 Cars at the Park Best of Show Winner Tom Riggins
1955 Chevy 2-Door Handyman Wagon
The Tulare Chamber of Commerce hosted its Annual Car Show Saturday, April 4th, 2015. This year the Car Show moved back to Zumwalt Park in downtown Tulare next to City Hall. A record 70 cars were preregistered. Also new this year registered participants received a Cars at the Park 2015 official t-shirt. Ben Brubaker, the new CEO at the Tulare Chamber was delighted at the success of the event, “It was a great day for a car show. This year the top 40 received a trophy. The best of show received a custom made trophy from Golden State Paint and Auto Body. Congratulations to Tom Riggins and his 1955 Chevy 2-door Handyman Wagon!”
A total of 145 cars registered and were on display. Cars were parked around Zumwalt Park on M and N streets. There were 7 food vendors and 20 non-food vendors ranging from the Tulare Community Health Clinic to the Tulare Animal Shelter. The weather was perfect, walking around the park was fun and everyone I talked to was having fun, said Ben. In addition to the car show the Tulare Downtown Association hosted a beer garden and an Easter egg hunt for the kids.
Items were raffled off throughout the day and one winner made $400 off of the 50/50 drawing. The Tulare Chamber of Commerce thanks all of the t-shirt and trophy sponsors as well as the following Event Sponsors; (Title Sponsors) Merle Stone Chevrolet, Will Tiesiera Ford, Sturgeon & Beck, Inc., Tulare Community Health Clinic, Bud Light (Associate Sponsors) Horswill, Mederos & Soares, Lane Engineers, Inc., HCCA, Citizens Business Bank, Land O’ Lakes.