CHEER’s 11th Annual Car-Truck-Bike Show will be held on Saturday, Aug. 7 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the grounds of the Warren L. and Charles C. Allen, Jr. CHEER Community Center, located at the corner of Sand Hill Road and County Seat Highway (Rt. 9), east of Georgetown. The event will celebrate CHEER’s 50th anniversary of serving the needs of senior citizens in Sussex County. CHEER has partnered with the County Seat Cruisers to conduct the event.

A special added attraction of the show will be a crafts and vendor fair inside the community center during the show. Because of social distancing guidelines, there will be a limited number of vendors allowed to participate and admission will be monitored. Anyone wishing to be a vendor should contact Robin Greene for details at Also featured will be a live auction conducted by auctioneer Dave Wilson, plus a 50-50 will be offered.

A delicious boxed barbecue lunch featuring chicken or ribs and the extras will be available for sale at the price of only $15 each. The car show and craft show are free to the public. Lunch platters can be purchased the day of the event while supplies last.

Over 100 vehicles are expected to participate in this year’s car show. Trophies will be awarded in multiple classes and dash plaques will be given to all participants. Advance registration is recommended at the price of $35 per vehicle which includes two free barbecue lunch tickets. Registration the day of the show is $40 per vehicle with two barbecue tickets. All vehicles must be registered and positioned by 10 a.m. or will not be eligible for judging. An independent professional judging squad will select the winners. Trophies will be awarded at 1 p.m. For more information about registration, contact either Joyce Infussi at 302-515-3040 or Walt Koopman at 302-745-5668.

The public is invited to enjoy the show and its activities. Admission is free. All monies raised from this event will benefit CHEER services for Sussex County senior citizens.

The public is advised that extensive highway construction is ongoing at the entrance to the community center so please use extreme caution when entering and exiting the grounds. The committee asks for your patience and cooperation so that the event can be conducted without incident. Also, social distancing and mask procedures are required.

For more information about the Aug. 7 event, please call 302-515-3040 or go to