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Kiwanis All Ford Day Sunday 21st Feb 2016
All Ford Day
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To see the largest display of Ford cars anywhere in Australia head to Deakin University (Waurn Ponds Campus) Geelong, on Sunday 21st February 2016. It's the All Ford Day - Geelong and there will be over 1,200 Ford vehicles on display.

The Kiwanis All Ford Day has over 35 different car clubs represented. There will be trophies for winners and runners up in 50 different categories. This event is organised by the Kiwanis Club of Geelong. All proceeds raised are going to community projects and charity.

Some of the Ford Car Clubs that were present at the 2015 All Ford Day included the "Model T Ford Club of Victoria", "Ford Owners, Restorers & Drivers Club of Australia Inc.", "Geelong Street Rodders" and "49-59 Ford Customline Car Club of Vic" to name a few.

On the day you can meet the Prodrive Racing Team, Fred Gibson, Fletch from Classic Restos, there will be autograph sessions, Auto and Trade Displays, souvenirs, childrens rides and entertainment.

T Model Ford
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The 1200 different model Ford vehicles - spanning all the eras of Ford's history in Australia and worldwide - will be on display all day Sunday. There are lots of Ford motor vehicles to see. There are also many trade stalls featuring motoring products and services. There will be stalls selling model cars and Ford souvenirs, auto parts suppliers, repair and vehicle restoration.

There will be food vendors there on the day, selling a range of international food, and all the favourites - hamburgers, hot dogs and roast rolls.

All Ford Day
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You can expect to meet stars of Ford motorsport, including drivers from the V8 Supercars series. They will be there to meet and greet the crowd and there will be autograph sessions. There will be entertainment from Geelong's favourite magician - Dazzling Dan the Magic Man, and Jance the Party Girl will also be performing, as well as other acts.

In recent years at the All Ford Day, the Shannon's Memorabilia Auction has been a highlight of the day, with many items that are expected to be well sought after.

The All Ford Day is open from 9.00am to the public. Gates open for show vehicles from 7.00am. If you are bringing a show vehicle, organisers advise you to pre-book your show vehicle. You can find out more information about the day or about pre-booking your vehicle in on the Kiwanis Club of Geelong's official All Ford Day website.

All Ford Day
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The Kiwanis Club of Geelong

Kiwanis is a global organisation of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. Kiwanis is part of a World Wide Community Service Organisation which was formed in 1915. The Kiwanis Club of Geelong Inc. was formed in 1972.

The Kiwanis are a group of dedicated volunteers who raise finances and who perform Community Projects. The fund raising is aimed at helping those in the community who are less fortunate, in particular for people with disabilities, the young and the elderly.

The Kiwanis All Ford Day is our major fundraiser for the Kiwanis Club of Geelong and all profits are donated to Geelong charities, Community Projects and other needy causes. The Kiwanis Club of Geelong is not affiliated with any political, religious or sectarian organisation.

The Kiwanis Club of Geelong meets at Geelong RSL, 50 Barwon Heads Road, Belmont 3216, every 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 6.30pm to 7.00pm.

For more information you can head to the Kiwanis Geelong web site.

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Why? For the love of the Ford Motor Car
When: 9.00am to 3.00pm
Phone: Graeme Munro 0477 111 312
Where: Deakin University Waurn Ponds Pigdons Rd, Waurn Ponds 3216
Cost: $5.00 adult, children free
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