Carole Whitmer photos The first annual ‘A Likely Show and Shine’ saw 54 entries grace the streets of downtown Likely, much to the delight of many spectators who visited the show.

Great turnout at first annual A Likely Show and Shine

Organizers were cruising to the tune of success following the first annual A Likely Show and Shine.

Organizers were cruising to the tune of success following the first annual A Likely Show and Shine.

The event, held Sunday, July 8, was hosted by the Likely and District Volunteer Fire and Rescue Society (LDVFRS), with the assistance of Dan Morgan from A Likely Service.

“The Show and Shine went great,” said Carole Whitmer, a LDVFRS member and one of the event’s organizers.

“We had 54 entries. Twice as many as we expected.”

Whitmer said the event saw phenomenal support from the community, plus great weather.

Trophies were awarded for classic and modern cars and trucks, boats, hot rods and bikes, and raffles for prizes, plus a 50/50 draw.

Award winners at the show were as follows:

Classic Car: Chris Knight, 1933 Ford Coupe (first); Keb Smith, 1971 Chevy Camaro (second)

Classic Truck: Steve Baird, 1939 Chev Pickup (first); Melvin and Val Regner, 1955 Chevy Pickup (second)

Modern Car: Shayne Emmerson, 2011 Camaro (first); Dallas Normand, 2015 Ford Focus (second)

Modern Truck: Jim Syversten, 2002 Nissan X-Terra (first)

Bike: Ross Norman, 2008 Iron Horse (first); Jason Chamberlain, 2001 Harley Davidson (second)

Hot Rod: John Gagnon, 1934 Ford (first); Lorraine Williams, 1928 Buick (second)

Best in Show: Chris Knight, 1933 Ford Coupe


Chris Knight picked up the Best in Show award with his 1933 Ford Coupe.

The first annual A Likely Show and Shine saw great support from the community, along with good weather throughout the day.

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