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Cerni Truck Show to Benefit Students in Need

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio — The Cerni Motors Seventh Annual Antique Truck, Car, and Motorcycle Show is scheduled for Saturday, and proceeds from the fundraiser will go toward helping students succeed this school year.

Hosted in partnership with the Penn-Ohio Chapter of the Antique Truck Club of America, Cerni will hold the event Aug. 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 5751 Cerni Place off of Interstate 80. Each year, Cerni selects an local nonprofit to benefit from the event. This year, the recipient of the donation is Project MKC, a Youngstown-based nonprofit that offers services to families in need, including tutoring after school, according to its website.

Cerni will collect school supplies and monetary donations at the gate to help the area’s underprivileged youth achieve success this school year, according to a release from the company.

What began to commemorate Cerni’s 50 years in business and has expanded to a multi-level philanthropic event that welcomes antique and unique vehicles of all shapes and sizes and their enthusiasts. The event is held the third weekend in August to pay homage to the late John Cerni, founder of Cerni Motors and father and grandfather of current owners John Cerni II and Vince Cerni, whose birthday was Aug. 18, 1923.

The All Wheels show is open to the public and will include the All New International Truck Line-up, food, industry vendors, basket raffle, 50/50 raffle and a Best Vehicle in Show contest for all participants. Participants can register at the gate. Spectator parking is free and event T-shirts will be available for purchase. All proceeds benefit Project MKC.

Visit the Cerni Motors Facebook page for more information.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.