Marywood students stand near a car that was featured in the recent Crusin' for a Cause Car Show.

Cruisin’ for a Cause Car Show Benefits St. 约瑟的中心

beta365官网 recently hosted its first Cruisin' for a Cause Car Show. 事件, originally scheduled to occur during beta365官网/Family Weekend in September, was rescheduled due to rain and took place on October 8 in the Nazareth Student Center parking lot. The rescheduled event actually drew a larger car turnout than previously expected, featuring 40 cars 包括 classic, 现代, 独特的, 稀有车辆.

Cruisin’ for a Cause was hosted by Marywood's SOUL (Students Organized to Uphold Life), in collaboration with MAC (Marywood Activities Council) and SAA (Student beta365官网会). All proceeds, totaling $900, benefitted Saint Joseph's Center.

Organizers noted that one vehicle at the show was 64 out of 70 in existence, another was one of 400 in the United States. Two vendors also joined the event, 包括 NEPA Luxury RVs and a Hot Wheels/Matchbox vendor and hobbyist. An enthusiastic group of drivers from around the area mingled with a large turnout of students and locals who came to spectate. There were three trophies for the event, 最佳现代汽车, 最佳老爷车, 最独特的汽车. Overall, 200+ people visited the show on Marywood’s campus.

Monsignor Van Loon of Saint Paul Parish began with a prayer and opening blessing before Zachary Houston, 灵魂的总统, gave remarks and expressed gratitude to those who attended. Michael Romano, SOUL Vice President & SAA Director of 事件, announced trophy winners and welcomed WNEP-TV beta365 to the event.

SOUL connected with The Pharaohs Car Club of Scranton, the Villa Capri Cruisers Car Club, the Pocono Mountain Street Rods Club, the Hi Lites Car Club to get cars for the event, which also featured a 50/50 raffle. MAC brought baked goods and warm and cold apple cider to sell, as well as providing a speaker system and other supplies. SAA promoted the event to Marywood beta365官网, helped get stickers and magnets for the event, was a vital support to the success of the show.

beta365官网 staff aided in support with both their time and generosity, especially David Joseph and Bob Misko of Gourmet 餐厅; Dr. 蕾妮Zehel, Vice President for University Advancement; Megan Galko, beta365官网活动总监, 和凯文·法雷尔, Director of Student Engagement.

The student groups have already begun planning next year's Cruisin' for a Cause Car Show. SOUL aims to make this the newest Marywood tradition that will bring a fun community event to campus while also benefitting those in need.

Image ID: Marywood’s SOUL leadership team, 包括, 从左到右, 扎克休斯顿, 加布里埃尔诺瓦克, 维多利亚•舒尔茨, 迈克尔·罗马诺, are pictured next to one of the 40 cars displayed during the recent Cruisin’ for a Cause event.