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8B Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Owned by Dreu, Ed and Mary Ann Murin of Susanville, this 1934 Ford Sedan street rod features Jim Maas a high performance, fuel-injected, 502-hp Chevy engine. Attendees had the opportunity to take a Air at last close look at the customized vehicle at last year's Street Rod Extravaganza show. of Redding won "Best of Show," featuring his year's Street Rod Extravaganza in Chester Park. Black 1955 510-horsepower Chevy Bel Photos by Stacy Fisher I Stacy Fisher Staff Writer his year's 30th annual Street Rod Extravaganza car show, sponsored by the Almanor Recreation and Park District, will take place Saturday, Sept. 10, in Chester Park starting at 10 a.m. The affair will include a Community Mountain Dance Party Saturday evening, held at the amphitheater stage in Chester Park starting at 5:30 p.m. The live band Side Effects will perform high-energy dance rock and roll. The dance party will be a regular part of the annual eyent, Left: A 1955210 Chevrolet Bel Air on two-t0ned, fuel-injected 1937 Ford Sacramento. display in Chester Park at last year's Street Rod Extravaganza show. Also pictured (right), a Sudan street rod with a 350 Chevy engine, owned by Steve and Dee Dee Dobbyn of said organizers The Street Rod show is one of the most popular events of the year for many locals and non,locals alike. Car enthusiasts come from far and wide to show off their beloved beauties -- some driving hundreds of miles to display their vintage hot rods From scrapes and breaks to preventive care, we offer a full spectrum of services to help you and your family live well. Text SENECA to 72727 Text SENECA JOBS to 72727 and classic automobiles, a winning hand -- and Award categories for the ironically and somewhat Street Rod Extravaganza whimsically -- an award for include 25 merchant the worst hand, too. trophies; Best of Show, won Those who choose not to last year by Jim Maas of drive around the lake, but Redding; the People's Choice want to join in on the Award; Most Patriotic; and competition Can enter the an award for Longest Miles Poker Walk instead. Driven, along with a number of honorable mentions. History Chester resident and Poker Run & Walk Plumas CountyDeputy Registered street rodders Sheriff Tom Turkington will have the opportunity to founded the Street Rod enter the Poker Run, which Extravaganza in 1985, and involves making a number of was also a founding member stops at various businesses of the local Sierra Cascade around Lake Almanor and Street Rodders Club, which picking playing cards to form hosted the car show during Call ]esse- 251-5660 for more information (leave message, your call will be returned) * You don't have to own a Mustang, just love its first 10 years in Chester. As the car show expanded, Turkington formed a management team that included fellow club members Rick and Pam Trebes, Red and Sandy Meyers, J.J. and Paula Johnson and Dan and Vicki Bickle. Organizers decided to open the event to cars and trucks built through 1964 to attract more participants. By the'time the car show had celebrated its 10th anniversary, the annual Street Rod Extravaganza had partnered with the Lake Almanor aChamber of . Commerce and Visitors ...... Bureau. : Then in 2014, Almanor Recreation and Park District shared the reins, with street rodder Mark Stefani leading the coordination team, with the assistance of Jean Stefani, Bruce Carlson, Eric Rudgers and Jan and Bud Bosworth. More cars than ever expected At the conclusion of the 2014 car show the rodders retired, and the event is now entirely run by ARPD board members and local volunteers. Last year, organizers decided to open the Street Rod Extravaganza to an even wider class of automobiles, including tricked out newer model vehicles as well as awesOme motorcycles. The day of the event will feature great music, microbrews and food to satisfy the appetites of those in attendance. Almanor Elks Lodge No. 2626 is providing lunch and dinner, which will include street pork tacos with rice, barbecue chicken with German Fried potatoes, pulled-pork sandwiches, Caesar salad, watermelon, chips and soft drinks. According to organizers, it takes a lot of hard work to put together the annual event, which is largely handled by current See Street Rod, page 9B 199 Reynolds Road 258-2826 Seneca Healthcare District Critical Access Hospital 130 Brentwood Dr., Chester 258-2151 A public entity providing health care services.