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Classic Cruisers looking to get back on track

The COVID-19 pandemic had and continues to have far-reaching impacts on almost everything in our lives. The Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers is just one of many local organizations feeling the impact.

After more than a year of no car shows and a resulting decline in membership, the nonprofit organization of classic car enthusiasts is hoping to get back on track with its first car show on Saturday, July 17, at the Gloucester Walmart.

“We couldn’t do anything” because of COVID restrictions, vice president Pete Martina said. The club, which started in 2005, normally operates four or five car shows a year, as well as weekly cruise-ins held during the spring and summer months.

The cruise-ins are back. They’re held on Fridays from 5:30 to about 8 p.m. at the White Marsh Shopping Center.However, during the long period with no car shows or cruise-ins, membership has dropped off. Right now, the club has 30-35 members, according to president Tony Saccaro.

Martina expects numbers to...

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