2nd Annual Trucks! Trucks! Trucks! fundraiser happening this weekend
CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) -- For the second consecutive year, Pathways, Inc., in partnership with T&R Towing and Service Centers is hosting the Trucks! Trucks! Trucks! fundraising event to benefit the agency's childcare programs, Kids' Adventure Club, and the Erwin Child & Family Center.
On Saturday, August 10 at Hodgman Park in Painted Post from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., community members will have the opportunity to get up close to more than 30 vehicles, such as construction trucks, fire engines, tractors, and police cars. Weather-permitting, the Guthrie Air Helicopter will land at the park at 11 a.m., and then leave at 1 p.m.
A fleet of food trucks will offer lunch and snack items.
From 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., T&R's 60-ton rotator will show off its lifting power, while a T&R operator demonstrates safe rigging for a lift.
New to the event this year is the Goodrich Auto Works Kids Zone, featuring many free activities, including a fire station bouncy house, free face painting and crafts; children's bike door prizes; and the Chilson-Wilcoz Power Wheels Raffle.
The cost of admission is $5 per person, or $20 per family. Children age 2 and under are free. Tickets are available at the gate the day of the event, and are only for purchase with cash. Funds raised will be used to support activities and programming, in addition to the purchase of new buggies, outdoor equipment, and picnic tables for Pathways, Inc.