Flying Tigers Car Show Presented by Sasol

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3rd Annual SOWELA Foundation Flying Tigers Car Show

Get Your Motor Running to the Third Annual SOWELA Foundation Flying Tigers Car Show Presented by Sasol


On Saturday, April 7, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the SOWELA Foundation will host the Flying Tigers Car Show presented by Sasol with all proceeds benefiting student scholarships and enhancement. Tickets are $5 per person and kids 12 and under are free. The event is open to the public and will be held at SOWELA Technical Community College, 3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Ave., Lake Charles, LA 70615.

Automobile enthusiasts are encouraged to showcase their vehicles. Early bird registration is $30 per vehicle and day-of registration is $35 per vehicle. Awards will be given in a variety of categories, and vehicle registrants are eligible to win customized car part trophies. Vehicle registrants will also receive a car show t-shirt, a food/drink coupon, and an engraved Flying Tiger coaster.

The event is family-friendly with a Flying Cubs Kids Zone, which includes fun jumps, remote control car races, coloring pages, and much more. In addition, attendees can enjoy great food, first responder vehicle displays, and other activities. Door prizes from area restaurants and businesses will be given throughout the day.

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“Nothing is more important to SOWELA than our students and their success – success in their studies, their college experience, and ultimately, their careers. The SOWELA Foundation works with donors that invest in our students through financial contributions for scholarships. With events such as The Flying Tigers Car Show we raise awareness of our students, programs, and college, while also raising funds for scholarships and enhancement,” stated Marianne White, Executive Director of Institutional Advancement, Alumni Affairs, and Community Engagement.

Many of SOWELA’s student work full or part time while attending college and juggling family obligations. Because of this, students may struggle to cover the costs of attending college. The car show helps to alleviate financial barriers that may prevent students from achieving their higher education and career goals.

SOWELA Foundation promotes community stewardship and empowers students of SOWELA Technical Community College to launch their careers through scholarships, professorships, staff development, technological advancements, program improvements, and capital expansion. Donations go directly to the College to help provide students with a world class education in Southwest Louisiana.