On Saturday, September 17, the “Corvettes on Main Street” Car Show will return to downtown Muncy. Presented by the Susquehanna Valley Corvette Club (SVCC), the show is expected to draw about 150 Corvettes to town this year. Cars will park on South Main Street from Penn Street to the north end of town. Visitors will be able to see beautifully restored Corvettes from the 1950s through to new mid-engined models.
There will be cash prizes and medallions for Corvette C1 through C8 classes, and a special attraction will be the celebration of the 1972 model year Corvette with a distinct cash prize and medallions.
The SVCC uses the auto show, now in its 14th year, as an annual fundraising event. To date, this event has raised approximately $150,000 for a scholarship fund at the Pennsylvania College of Technology. The scholarship program, which began at the start of the show, is for local students from a geographic area of eleven counties, who are majoring in automotive mechanics or automotive restoration. The SVCC has also made donations over the years to other local charities. Nick Covino is president of the Corvette Show and Keith Hoffman is president of the Susquehanna Corvette Club.
According to multiple sources, many Corvette owners nickname their cars. Ask around at the event to verify the veracity of sources and the variety of nicknames.
SVCC member Wayne McPheron says that, “Muncy is a wonderful location for this event as the area is a perfect backdrop for cars. Everyone loves the small town atmosphere of downtown. Additionally, the Muncy Borough plays a very important role in helping prepare for the event. A number of food vendors will be located behind the main Muncy Bank office at the corner of East Water and North Markets streets. Don’t spill this delicious food on the Vettes, but be sure to attend the presentation to award prizes to the class winners around 2 p.m.