SEVERE WX : Dense Fog Advisory View Alerts

SOWELA Foundation to Host Flying Tigers Car Show on Saturday, September 18

All fundraiser proceeds help support student scholarships

Posted: Aug 10, 2021 10:46 AM

LAKE CHARLES, La. – On Saturday, September 18, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the SOWELA Foundation will host the Flying Tigers Car Show with all proceeds benefiting student scholarships. The car show is free and open to the public. The event will be at SOWELA Technical Community College, 3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Ave., Lake Charles, LA 70615.

Automobile enthusiasts are encouraged to showcase their vehicles. Early bird registration is $25 per vehicle if registered by September 16, 2021. Plaques for the top 25 vehicles will be awarded and vehicle registrants are eligible to win customized car part trophies for the Chancellor’s Choice and People’s Choice awards. Vehicle registrants will also receive a lunch ticket and car show t-shirt.

The event kicks off at 9 a.m. with the national anthem and color guard with Chennault Battalion Sea Cadets followed by photos with SOWELA’s mascot Ace the Flying Tiger at 10 a.m. and new soda product tasting at 11 a.m. The car show award ceremony begins at Noon.

For information or to register your vehicle for the car show, visit www.sowela.edu/carshow.

The SOWELA Foundation promotes community stewardship and empowers students of SOWELA Technical Community College to launch their careers through scholarships, professorships, staff development, technological advancements, program improvements, and capital expansion. Donations go directly to the College to help provide students with a world class education in Southwest Louisiana. For information, visit www.sowela.edu.

Lafayette
Cloudy
52° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 52°
New Iberia
Cloudy
51° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 51°
Ville Platte
Cloudy
53° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 53°
Abbeville
Cloudy
49° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 49°
Crowley
Cloudy
53° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 53°
St. Martinville
Cloudy
51° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 51°
Opelousas
Partly Cloudy
53° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 53°
Dense Fog and then Warmer

Community Events