FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Heavy Metal and Classic Cars to Cruise Bellevue’s Main Drag to Benefit
Angelman Syndrome Research
May 3, 2009
Up to 200 Classic, Vintage, and Muscle Cars plus Show Bikes will be on display on Lincoln Avenue in Bellevue, PA on Sunday, May 17 from 1 – 5 pm. Free ice cream, snacks, and games will be featured, along with a virtual cruise in a ’58 Chevy and a “walk up show” on the avenue. Donations will be accepted to support Angelman Syndrome research and education. The Car Cruise is kicking off a series of events and activities as part of the new campaign “Bellevue: Possibility Everywhere You Look”.
Get Revved Up in Bellevue at the Classic Cruise on May 17, 2009 from 1-5 pm.
Classic, Vintage, and Muscle Cars and Show Bikes will be angle-parked along Lincoln Avenue between Hawley
and Fremont Avenues. Car and show bike enthusiasts can view up close these magnificent vehicles and talk to
their owners about their entries. There is no cost to the participants or the public. Dash plaques are issued to the
first 100 vehicles entering the gate. The Car Cruise is kicking off a series of events and activities as part of the
new campaign “Bellevue: Possibility Everywhere You Look”.
WISH 99.7 will be providing free ice cream from Turkey Hill Dairy, free potato chips and snacks from Snyder of
Berlin, and free soda pop from Kuhn's Market while supplies last. WISH 99.7 will be playing "cruising" tunes in the Classic Chevrolet lot from the Street Treat Patrol, hosted by Classic Chevrolet's radio spokesman Chris Shovlin.
Kids can enjoy games and face-painting sponsored by Mt Assisi Pre-School Academy and Larry’s Collectables
real-time “walk-up” show at the old Linden Theater (510 Lincoln Avenue). Local restaurants and merchants will offer an array of food and merchandise at sidewalk sales.
Virtual rides are in the '58 Chevy provided by Sheerer Automotive. Proceeds ($5.00 donation) for the “ride” and
commemorative photo will benefit the Angelman Syndrome Foundation. There will also be a raffle to support the
Free parking is available on Lincoln Avenue North of Hawley Avenue, and South of Fremont Avenue and in the
three municipal lots located between South Sprague and Meade Avenues, between Hawley and North Sprague
Avenues and at Lincoln and North Jackson Avenues.
There is no rain date for the event. Classic vehicle owners should visit www.enjoybellevue.org/cc_form.htm
for information and directions to the “gate.” Registration is optional. This event is sponsored by Classic Chevrolet and Enjoy Bellevue with generous support of the Borough of Bellevue. Contact Enjoy Bellevue at 412-761-5773
or log onto www.enjoybellevue.org/cruise for volunteer opportunities.
More about the Classic Cruise:
What: The Classic Cruise in Bellevue
Who: Open to all car enthusiasts and the general public
Where: Bellevue, PA Lincoln Avenue Business District
When: Sunday, May 17, 2009 1:00-5:00pm North Balph Avenue “Gate” opens at Noon.
From: Enjoy Bellevue, Classic Chevrolet, the Borough
More about the Angelman Syndrome Foundation:
The Angelman Syndrome Foundation’s mission is to advance the awareness and treatment of Angelman
Syndrome through education and information, research, and support for individuals with Angelman syndrome, their families, and other concerned parties. See www.angelman.org for more information.
More about Enjoy Bellevue:
Enjoy Bellevue is a civic group whose purpose is to organize and promote events and activities that will further enhance Bellevue and promote its many charms. For more information, visit www.enjoybellevue.org
About Bellevue, Pennsylvania (PA)
Bellevue, PA is a borough of nearly 9,000 residents nestled 6 miles Northwest of the City of Pittsburgh.
The main business district of Lincoln Avenue, located
on the hill above the Ohio River Boulevard, with its restaurants, shops and Art Museum, its historic Bayne Library, beautiful parks and much architectural interest give rise to the new mantra-
Bellevue -Possibility everywhere you look.
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