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Car Show and Veterans Expo Saturday

Alfredo Gonzalez Texas State Veterans Home hosts fund-raiser for Wounded Warrior Project

The Second Annual Car Show and Veterans Expo returns to McAllen’s Alfredo Gonzalez Texas State Veterans Home from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, July 7, in McAllen. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

All proceeds from the $10 car registration fee and the $50 booth registration fees benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, which helps to heal members of the military who suffered service-related injuries since 2001.

The event will feature a classic car and a muscle car show, with first and second place trophies awarded for each of 26 different categories. There will be moon jumps for the kids, free refreshments, entertainment, a health fair and door prizes.

To register your car or to sign up for a booth, call Diana Zarate at 956-329-3887 or via e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The Second Annual Car Show and Veterans Expo is sponsored by the Alfredo Gonzalez Texas State Veterans Home and Progressive Home Health.

Alfredo Gonzalez Texas State Veterans Home is located at 301 East Yuma Ave. in McAllen.

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