Thunder Road SpeedBowl
RAIN FAILS TO DAMPEN SPIRIT AT 2ND ANNUAL WHEELS FOR WARMTH
SEVERAL HIGHWAY INFORMATION SIGNS DIRECTED FOLKS DROPPING OFF TIRES AS WELL AS BUYERS TO DUBOIS CONSTRUCTIN FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL WHEELS FOR WARMTH TIRE DROP & SWAP. VT GOVERNOR JAMES DOUGLAS ALSO DROPPED OFF TIRES ON SATURDAY MORNING A DMV OFFICER (RIGHT) INSPECTS TIRES IN THIS PICK UP LOAD TO MAKE SURE THAT THEY MEET MINUMUM SAFETY REQUIREMENTS. SEVERAL OFFICERS WERE ON HAND DURING SATURDAY'S DROP AND SELL AS WELL AS THE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY DROP OFFS HELD EACH DAY FROM 4:00 UNTIL 8:00 PM.
MANY INDIVIDUALS, GROUPS AND COMPANIES TOOK ADVANTAGE OF THE TIRE DROP AND SWAP TO GET RID OF NON-FUNCTIONAL TIRES AND TO BENEFIT CENTRAL VERMONTERS IN NEED. THE CENTRAL VT COMMUNITY ACTION COUNCIL (CVCAC) REPORTS THAT 265 FAMILIES BENEFITTED FROM THE NEARLY $10,000 THAT WAS RAISED IN THE EVENT'S INAUGURAL YEAR - 2005. WDEV RADIO PERSONALITIES (LEFT TO RIGHT) ERIC MICHAELS, BUSTER THE WONDER DOG AND HIS FAITHFUL COMPANION, KEN SQUIER, WERE ON HAND FOR A LIVE BROADCAST DURING PART OF THE WHEELS FOR WARMTH DROP & SWAP. BUSTER, THE EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF "MUSIC TO GO TO THE DUMP BY" GAVE OUT MANY PAWTOGRAPHS TO YOUNGSTERS WHILE HE WAS THERE