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Benefit Car Show for Greenwich Police Department Scholarship Fund Planned for August

Registration is now open for the Greenwich Police Department Scholarship Fund 2021 Benefit Car Show, which will be on August 28, 2021, at Town Hall, 101 Field Point Rd., Greenwich, CT, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. (Rain date: August 29, 2021) Admission is free to spectators and will include classic, antique, custom, and exotic cars, motorcycles, vintage fire trucks, and military vehicles.

The Greenwich Police Department Scholarship Fund invites car owners to sign up for early-bird pre-registration before August 26. Vehicles will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis, as space is limited. The registration cost is $20 per vehicle. If you would like to show your vehicle or motorcycle, please register at: https://www.gpdscholarshipfund.org/gpdsf-car-show

Car clubs are welcome. Same-day registration will be accepted at the entrance if space allows at $25 per vehicle. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Greenwich Police Department Scholarship Fund.

The family-fun event will include a DJ, a 50/50 drawing, food trucks, and more. Sponsorship opportunities start at just $50 and include $125 as a Trophy Sponsor and $250 to participate as an on-site sponsor. Automobile dealership opportunities begin at $500, which includes on-site participation and vehicle to display on-site as well. Sponsors to date include Greenwich Magazine, Greenwich Sentinel, Miller Motorcars, Cadillac of Greenwich and Funky Monkey Toys and Books.

The Town of Greenwich is proud to be celebrating the 125

 

th Anniversary of the Greenwich Police Department in 2021. Chief James Heavey and the Department are marking this milestone by welcoming the community and longtime partners, including local businesses, to partake in several events throughout 2021. The theme of the year will be “Honoring Our Past and Embracing Our Future,” with the funds raised to support the Greenwich Police Department’s Scholarship Fund, a non-profit 501 (c) (3), which grants financial assistance to the children of active Greenwich Police Officers, who qualify by ability and character, for undergraduate studies.

“We are proud that the Town of Greenwich Police Department has earned the reputation of being a well-trained and responsive professional organization over the past 125 years,” said Chief of Police James Heavey. “We strive for excellence and have demonstrated a sustained commitment of service to the public. I am very appreciative to be a member of this family – past and present – and I am equally pleased that we can celebrate this milestone together. We look forward to the history we will write together in the years ahead.”

“As a police department, it’s important for us to celebrate, especially now. It’s been a different year due to COVID-19 and the many other stressors police officers are dealing with every day,” Heavey said. “We want the residents of Greenwich to join us in paying tribute and recognizing our Officers and staff who strive to keep Greenwich safe for everyone.”

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