CAYUGA—On Friday, September 6, 2019 Haldimand Motors held their 23rd annual Great Tricycle Race. Attendees could donate to the food bank for raffle tickets, while service clubs and other non-profit organizations competed in the cars-themed parade or tricycle races for donations to their group. Shown above are the Selkirk Lions with their Flintstones-inspired float, which won third place and $2,000.
Hailey, Jenna, and Cheryl MacLeod of Cayuga giving their food donations.
Steve Walker, Rob Miedema, Alex Jansen, Matt Turner, and Jen Smith – volunteers and employees of Haldimand Motors helping to take donations and give out raffle ballots.
Elaine Elliott (right), Secretary for Community and Children’s Safety Village of Haldimand-Norfolk Board, showing the display of what the Community and Children’s Safety Village of Haldimand-Norfolk will look like to Josephine Crawford and her grandma Wendy Alderson of Caledonia.
Carlee Scott and John Anderson of Cayuga with Haldimand Norfolk Community Living helping to sell baked goods.
Bandit and Brent Thompson of the OPP Canine Unit. Bandit is 8 years old and will be in retiring in the next few months to hopefully live with Brent.
Fire Station #12 created this fiery truck for the parade.
Characters from the video game Mario Kart came driving through.
It was a tight race when competitors got onto the tricycles. Ultimately, the Jarvis Lions came first for service clubs and Kingsway Church came first for churches.
CAYUGA—On Friday, September 6, 2019 Haldimand Motors held their 23rd annual Great Tricycle Race. Guests could find bouncy castles, face painting, baked goods, cotton candy, a cars-themed parade, and the main tricycle race events. The Hald-Nor-Brant OPP Canine Unit also held demonstrations, and before a fireworks display you could watch the Fire Fit Obstacle Course. Donations were accepted for the local food banks to earn raffle tickets.
“What an awesome evening to thank God for all he has done for our community and raise money for local service clubs, churches and the local food banks,” said Arda Edelman, who runs the event and owns Haldimand Motors with her husband John. Shown above are parade floats and tricycle race particpants.
Floats – Service Clubs
1st Dunnville Lions $3,000
2nd Dunnville Lioness $2,500
3rd Selkirk Lions $2,000
4th Hagersville Lions $1,500
Floats – Fire Stations
1st Station #12 Fisherville $2,500
2nd Station #13 Selkirk $2,000
3rd Station #9 Dunnville $1,500
3rd Station #2 Hagersville $1,500
Service Clubs – Tricycle Races