2009-03-12 / About Town

Plan now for annual Soap Box Derby

The 14th annual All-American Soap Box Derby will take place on Saturday, May 9, at Easton's Beach in Newport.

The races will start at 9 a.m. and the rain date will be Sunday, May 10.

Families interested in racing in the derby should contact Johnny Gomes at 846-8873 or by e-mail at jgomes8884@cox.net.

Anyone interested in advertising or sponsorships should contact Lou D'Amico at 842-0551 or by e-mail at twobklyn@msn. com.

"Comedy, Cars & Cuisine," a derby fund-raiser will take place on Thursday, April 30, at the Atlantic Beach Club starting at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person.

Anyone interested in the fundraiser should contact Dave Dittmann at 848-5884 or by e-mail at dd@audiobookshelf.com.

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