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Chamber to host ADK chair auction to benefit Guilderland PTAs, FOGA

Sept. 17, 2012—On Saturday, October 6, the Guilderland Chamber of Commerce will hold its sixth annual "Souped Up on Guilderland" soup cook off and car show at Altamont Orchards, 6654 Dunnsville Rd. Altamont NY. This year's event will also feature an Adirondack chair auction to benefit the Friends of Guilderland Athletics (FOGA) group as well as the PTAs at all five Guilderland Central School District elementary schools.

The soup contest will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature selections from Guilderland’s finest restaurants. Vote for your favorite soup, stew or chili and be sure to stay for the awards presentation at 2 p.m. Admission into the soup tent is $7, and includes unlimited soup, chili, stew.

The car show will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature hotrods, classics, antiques, customs, foreign, trucks and bikes. Gates open at 9 a.m. and close at 12 p.m. for judging. The cost is $10 per car (includes 1 soup tent admission). Additional soup tickets are $7 each.

The hand-painted Adirondack “Chair-ity” Auction starts at 1 p.m. Over 50 Adirondack chairs painted by local artists will be auctioned off, with all of the proceeds going to GCSD elementary school PTAs and district athletics programs. Entry for the auction alone is $2, and the auction ends at 1:45 p.m.

For additional information on this fun and exciting event, please contact the Guilderland Chamber at 518-456-6611. Altamont Orchards is located @ 6654 Dunnsville Rd. Altamont NY 12009.

Download an event flyer (PDF)