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Grant applications being accepted for Route 66 Car Cruise

Grant applications are being accepted for the fourth annual Crestwood-Sunset Hills Route 66 Car Cruise, which will take place Aug. 10.

Each year, the Route 66 Classic Car Cruise chooses one or more local charities to benefit from any excess revenues generated by the event, according to a news release. All applicants must have a 501(c)3 status and complete a grant application by April 30.

For more information, contact event PR/Ad Committee Chairman Steve Boggeman at (314) 843-8545, or download a grant application at

. All entries should be submitted to Steve Boggeman, c/o Crestwood-Sunset Hills Area Chamber of Commerce, 9058-A Watson Road, Crestwood, MO 63126.

The event is free to the public and will include vintage automobiles on display, fun games for the entire family and musical entertainment.

The 2012 Route 66 Car Cruise grant was awarded to the Children’s Tumor Foundation, a nonprofit medical foundation that is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of individuals and families who are affected by neurofibromatoses. Past recipients also have included CHADS Coalition, the USO Toys for Tots campaign and the Lindbergh Schools Foundation Teacher Grant Program.

    Grant applications being accepted for Route 66 Car Cruise

    Grant applications are being accepted for the third annual Crestwood-Sunset Hills Route 66 Car Cruise, which will take place Aug. 11.

    Each year, the Route 66 Classic Car Cruise chooses one or more local charities to benefit from any excess revenues generated by the cruise. All applicants must have a 501(c)3 status and complete a grant application by April 30.

    For more information, contact event PR/Ad Committee Chairman Steve Boggeman at (314) 968-5400, or download a grant application at

    . All entries should be submitted to Boggeman, C/O Eraser Top Design, 9131 Watson Industrial Park, Suite 210, Crestwood, MO 63126.

    This year’s Car Cruise will be at Sunset Ford, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary in the community. The event is free to the public and will include vintage automobiles on display, fun games for the entire family and musical entertainment.

    The 2011 Route 66 Car Cruise grant was awarded to CHADS Coalition, an organization that works to prevent adolescent depression and suicide through awareness, education, family support and research. Past recipients have also included the USO Toys for Tots campaign and Lindbergh Schools Foundation Teacher Grant Program.

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