ROMANCING THE CHROME

Harford County Public Library Foundation, Jarrettsville Lions Club  Host Fourth Annual Car Show
Approximately 250 cars are expected to be part of Romancing the Chrome, a car show benefiting Harford County Public Library Foundation and Jarrettsville Lions Club, on April 11 at Jarrett’s Field in Jarrettsville. Photo taken by J. Thomas Photography.

 

Belcamp, Md., March 16, 2015 -- “Romancing the Chrome,” the largest car show of its
kind in Northeastern Maryland, takes place on Saturday, April 11, from 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. at Jarrett’s Field in Jarrettsville. The event is family friendly, and
admission is free of charge. 

The day features more than 250 automobiles, music, vendors, contests, food
concessions, a beer garden and more. The Headlining Sponsor is Keene Dodge Chrysler
Jeep Ram. 

Car show owners will compete for the $500 Best in Show prize plus a Best in Class
(first prize) of $75. Awards also will be presented for second and third place in
each class. 

MotorWeek’s Greg Carloss will be the celebrity judge for the Best in Show
competition. 

The car classes are muscle cars (Mopar, Ford, GM); Jeep/Truck/SUV pre- 1992;
Jeep/Truck/SUV post-1993; custom (1949 -92); imports/tuners; domestic 1993+; foreign
1993+; foreign pre-1992; muscle 1993+; street rod; historic (pre-1949) and stock
(1949-92). 

Those interested in entering their cars in the competition should visit
romancingthechrome.org or call 410-273-5600. Pre-registration costs $15 and ends
April 3. Registration the day of the show costs $20 and takes place April 11 from 8
to 10 a.m. 

For those interested in being a vendor at the event, spaces are available for $60
each or $25 for nonprofits organizations. 

Romancing the Chrome is organized by the Harford County Public Library Foundation
and the Jarrettsville Lions Club and serves as a fundraiser for both organizations.
In 2014, nearly 250 car enthusiasts participated in the show, and approximately
2,000 people attended, raising $15,600 that was split by both organizations. 

Proceeds from this year’s event will be used by the Harford County Public Library
Foundation to support several library projects, including the Summer Reading Program
and Little Leaper’s collection. The Jarrettsville Lions Club will use its share of
the funds raised for its Leader Dog Program, which provides service animals to
sight-impaired individuals. 

In addition to the Headlining Sponsor, Keene Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram, Romancing the
Chrome’s Premiere Sponsor is Waste Industries of MD; supporting sponsor is John W.
Cairnes Realty; and the contributing sponsors are APG Federal Credit Union and
Fisher Auto Parts. 

Jarrett’s Field is located at 3719 Norrisville Road in Jarrettsville. In case of
rain, Romancing the Chrome will be held Saturday, April 18. For more information,
call 410-273-5600 or visit romancingthechrome.org. 

Harford County Public Library operates 11 branches located throughout the county.
The library serves more than 191,000 registered borrowers of all ages and has an
annual circulation of more than 4.1 million. Harford County Public Library is
committed to connecting people with information and promoting the love of reading
within the community. More information may be found at hcplonline.org . 

 

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