Byron hosting car show, family events Friday


Staff report

FORT WAYNE — Byron Health Center, in partnership with the Fort Wayne Corvette Club, will host a car show and several other all-ages activities 5-9 p.m. Friday. The event is open to the community, and admission is free.

Among the 100 other car entries expected, the FWCC will also bring their highly coveted “‘Vettes” while the Gold Wing Road Riders Association: Chapter U of Angola, the Christian Motorcycle Association: Biblical Bikers #1245 of Auburn and the American Legion Riders #82 have also been invited to bring their desirable “Wings” and “Hogs” to the Byron Health Center campus at 12101 Lima Road, Fort Wayne.

Spend the evening enjoying the many styles, varieties and ages of cars, including Chevrolet Corvettes along with Hondas, Harley Davidsons and various other motorcycles that will gather in the Byron Health Center parking lot at the northwest corner of Carroll Road and Lima Road along S.R. 3.

Other activities are planned throughout the day, including visits from local mascots, vendors, food trucks and other fun vehicles.

The FWCC was founded in 1970 to provide Corvette owners and enthusiasts in Northeastern Indiana the opportunities to spend time with a great group of people with similar interest. The FWCC helps to support local charities such as the Wounded Warrior Project, local police forces, veterans and various other community outreach programs.

The GWRRA is the world’s largest single-marque social organization for owners and riders of Honda Gold Wing/Valkyrie motorcycles.

CMA is a nonprofit, interdenominational organization, dedicated to reaching people for Christ in the highways and byways through motorcycling. Since its beginning in the mid-1970s, CMA has had more than 160,000 applicants for membership and more than 1,200 chapters chartered in the U.S.