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The Network Food Pantry of Richardson to benefit from 11th Annual Heights Car Show

The 11th Annual Heights Car Show will be held 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday April 7 at The Heights in Richardson. Proceeds benefit The Network Food Pantry of Richardson. Last year, the event raised more than $9,000 and collected more than 1,300 pounds of food for the organization thanks to the entry of more than 470 cars.

“We started the show as a community outreach,” said show organizer Brian Ratcliff in a press release. “Each year it’s grown and attracted a wider range of vehicles… everything from Ferraris, Jaguars and Porsches to classic American muscle cars and hot rods to military vehicles. It’s the largest single day car show in Dallas-Fort Worth. And the quality of the cars is remarkable. Over the show’s 10 year history, it has raised more than $56,700 and donated about 7,700 pounds of food to the Network Food Pantry.”

Show car registration is $20 per car entry or 20 canned food items. There will be live music by Ken Savage and the Best Kept Secret Band with food vendors to create a family friendly, festival atmosphere. The event is free for spectators.

Registration opens February 1 online at or on-site 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, April 7.


The Network Food Pantry of Richardson is a program operated by Network of Community Ministries in Richardson. Network has a service area encompassing fourteen zip codes in Dallas County, with over 70% of those served coming from Lake Highlands and Garland. Network is a non-denominational, community-based organization with three core programs: Emergency Services, providing food, clothing, and utility services to children, adults, and seniors; the Adolescent and Children’s Clinic, meeting the acute medical care and dental needs of uninsured children; and Seniors’ Net, dedicated to providing those ages 60 and above with the resources to live independently in their own homes. Find out more on the Network of Community Ministries website. publishes every week.
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