Bell Tower Shops to host car show, fundraiser for Harry Chapin Food Bank on Nov. 17
By: Bell Tower Shops
GulfShore Mustang Club of Southwest Florida, a nonprofit group of Ford Mustang enthusiasts, is sponsoring the car show, but participants may enter custom and stock vehicles of all makes and models, including trucks and motorcycles.
The Harry Chapin Car Show runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17 at Bell Tower Shops, 13499 S. Cleveland Ave. in Fort Myers. The registration cost is $10, or entrants can pay by donating canned foods and non-perishable items. Proceeds will benefit the Harry Chapin Food Bank, a hunger-relief organization that solicits, collects and stores food for distribution to families across Southwest Florida. The car show will be held rain or shine.
Trophies will be awarded for the top vehicles, and attendees can partake in a 50/50 raffle. Music will be provided by Tommy Tunes.
The car show is being produced by FlaCarShows.com, an automotive event planner specializing in car shows, cruise-ins and charity fundraisers.
About Harry Chapin Food Bank
The Harry Chapin Food Bank, an affiliate of Feeding America, is the leading hunger-relief organization in Southwest Florida. The food bank solicits, collects and stores food for distribution to families and others in need through a network of more than 150 nonprofit agencies in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Glades and Hendry counties, providing food to about 28,000 people a week. For every dollar donated, the food bank can provide $8 in food value. In fiscal year 2017-18, the Harry Chapin Food Bank distributed 24 million pounds of food and other grocery items, including 6.4 million pounds of fresh produce. The food, valued at $41.5 million, is the equivalent of 20 million meals for people in need. The Harry Chapin Food Bank is also recognized as a four-star organization by Charity Navigator, the national nonprofit watchdog organization. The food bank is also a United Way partner agency. For more information or to make a donation, call (239) 334-7007 or visit HarryChapinFoodBank.org (http://www.harrychapinfoodbank.org/
About Bell Tower Shops
Bell Tower Shops is a landmark shopping, dining and entertainment destination centrally located in Fort Myers, Florida. The open-air center offers fine retail shops including eclectic boutiques and shopping favorites Williams-Sonoma, Chico's, White House | Black Market, Victoria's Secret, Pink and Talbots. Exceptional shopping is complemented by distinctive restaurants:
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