Bryan Reid Sr. (left) and Gerald Overton Sr. present Vivian MacNeil (middle) with a cheque for $90,000 U.S. at the Williams Lake Legion on Tuesday. Tara Sprickerhoff photo

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Legion recieves $90,000 U.S. to go towards veterans programs

A journey started almost two years ago came to a fruitful end Tuesday, when the creators of the world’s fastest log car presented the Williams Lake Legion, Branch 139 with a cheque for $90,000 U.S.

The money was raised at the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona in January.

The car was auctioned off three times, netting $350,000 U.S. for veterans organizations.

Bryan Reid Sr. of Pioneer Log Homes of BC, and Gerald Overton Sr. were happy to hand the money over to Vivian MacNeil, first vice president of the local legion, who says the money will be going towards the Legion Foundation to help veterans.

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The world’s fastest log car created in Williams Lake by Pioneer Log Homes raised $350,000 for veterans groups at Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, AZ Friday. Barrett-Jackson Co. photo

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