Charity Car Show Cruises into Auburn; Raises Funds for Make-A-Wish Foundation

Top Quote The New England School of Metalwork's Annual Charity Car Show visits Auburn, ME to raise money for Make-A-Wish Foundation, Maine Chapter. End Quote
  • Lewiston-Auburn, ME (1888PressRelease) October 03, 2012 - The New England School of Metalwork will host a car show on Saturday to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Maine Chapter. The 7th annual Charity Car Show will take place in the Maine Oxy parking lot at 7 Albiston Way Auburn, Maine on Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 8am - 1pm.

    Car enthusiasts and members of the general public are welcome to attend the New England School of Metalwork Charity Car Show for free. Car registration is $10.00 per vehicle and there are17 classes to choose from to enter a vehicle, depending on make, model and year. Registration begins at 7am and the show opens at 8am.

    All visitors are also welcome to participate in the 50/50 raffle and live auction. All proceeds and direct donations will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Maine Chapter, which grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.

    Employees from Maine Oxy's Auburn location and the New England School of Metalwork selected the Make-A-Wish Foundation to benefit from this year's event. Every other year, the Maine Oxy team selects a new charity to support. Funding for the Make a Wish Foundation will help the organization reach its annual goal to grant wishes to over 75 seriously ill Maine children.

    Also occurring during the Car Show is a special in-store discount related to the Maine Oxy Supports the Troops (M.O.S.T.) program, which sends care packages to troops overseas. Those who bring contributions valuing $10 or more to be donated to the troops will receive a10% discount on the day of the Car Show. The discount can be used on purchases in the Auburn store, excluding sale items.

    For more information about the New England School of Metalwork Charity Car Show visit or contact Maine Oxy team member Michael Mathieu mmathieu ( @ ) maineoxy dot com dot For more information about the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Maine Chapter, visit www dot mainewish dot org dot

    About the New England School of Metalwork
    Founded in February 2000 by Maine Oxy, the New England School of Metalwork is devoted to the promotion and strengthening of metalworking skills. Today, the school is a full 501 C3 non-profit educational facility. Based in Auburn, Maine, on the Maine Oxy campus, the New England School of Metalwork offers classes in blacksmithing, welding, casting and bladesmithing. The school also has a Mobile Weld Training Center that provides on site training across New England. For more information visit

    About Maine Oxy
    Maine Oxy is New England's leading supplier of welding supplies, industrial and specialty gases, and innovative industry solutions. Founded in 1929 in Auburn, Maine, the company originally provided service to home propane customers. Over the past 80 years, Maine Oxy has grown from its modest beginnings into a sales and manufacturing leader operating in 13 locations across New England. Maine Oxy is well known for its commitment to creating environment-friendly products and its role in establishing the New England School of Metalwork. Maine Oxy, an employee owned company, is dedicated to providing the most current technologies at competitive prices, while also engaging in a variety of initiatives to better the communities in which they operate. For more information visit or call 1-800-377-9433.

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