What an amazing day we had this past weekend! Friday night’s thunderstorm and the sprinkles Saturday morning couldn’t stop the Throttle Jockey’s and other car enthusiast. They had 205 cars register for the Car Show which was 3 more than they had last year with gorgeous weather! The event keeps getting bigger and bigger every year and brings huge crowds into our downtown area.
The crowds that traveled out to the Herington Airport grew again this year to watch the 125+ cars that registered for the drag races portion of the day.
Big thanks are due to the Throttle Jockey’s Car Club and their volunteers for continuing to host this show in our downtown area. I’m sure it would be easier for them to have both parts of the event at the airport. We appreciate the extra effort that they put out to bring everyone into our town and our businesses. I personally spoke to people from El Dorado, Winfield, McPherson, Manhattan, and Salina to name a few. One family told me that they regularly drive from El Dorado to Manhattan and never knew that there were so many great food options in Herington. We’ll be reaping the benefits of this exposure in future days as well!
Thanks are also due to the Herington Civic Club for getting the flags out on our streets. Ray down at the West Walnut Market suggested that and the Civic Club made it happen. It really added to the day!
Thank you to all our local citizens and groups who were so welcoming to our visitors. The event was featured on the website of Roy Boy Productions (www.RoyBoyProductions.com) and he had some wonderful things to say about Herington and its residents.