The second annual Thomas Hunter Middle School Halloween Hot Rods and Classics Car Show and Trunk or Treat was bigger than last year with more cars, more attendees and more trunk or treaters. Hundreds of families were able to pick up some sweet treats while enjoying dozens of cars during Saturday’s event.
According to event organizer and THMS assistant principal Ken Noonan, the Haunted Merchant Market, which was added this year, was also successful with vendors reporting high sales.
The event raised $1,400 for student activities for the middle school, twice as much as the school earned last year.“We plan to continue this event in future years as a permanent fixture for Halloween events in Mathews County,” said Noonan. “The best part of the event is seeing the community come together in one place to have fun … It was really great to see how several local businesses stepped up to support the school with this and the number of car enthusiasts from around the state that chose to supp...
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