East County Business News by Rick Griffin
Start your engines. The Santee Chamber of Commerce will host its 4th annual Santee Car Show & BBQ Festival from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 12, in the Riverview Office Park, at the corner of Riverview Parkway and Town Center Parkway. The event is expected to feature more than 250 sports cars, classic cars, muscle cars, trucks, hot rods, race cars, off-road vehicles, motorcycles and specialty vehicles on display, along with 150 vendor booths, including BBQ vendors and snack-and-treat vendors and a stage with live musical entertainment. Also, a beer garden will serve brews from local breweries. More than 20,000 people are expected to attend. Proceeds will benefit the Santee Food Bank and Santee Santas programs.
Sponsors include 105.7 The Walrus, KGB 101-FM, O’Rielly Auto Parts, Walmart, NewCarsInc.com, Santee Lakes, Mustang Shop, Courtesy Chevrolet, Express Performance Center, Sherwin-Williams, Union Bank, Geico, Barona Resort & Casino, Waste Management, Lloyd Collisoin & Paint Center, SDG&E, AT&TR Law Tigers Motorcycle Lawyers, Sycuan Casino, Mark Luhr’s Custom Upholstery, S&S Trophies, Firestone, Fix Auto Santee, Hooters, Mission Federal Credit Union, 5-Star Automotive Center, McDonald’s, Praxair and SoCal Paint Works. Beer garden sponsors are Manzanita Brewing Co., BNS Brewing & Distilling and Butcher’s Brewing. A raffle for a 1966 Mustang will be held. For more event information, visit www.SanteeCarShow.com.