Cruisin' classics for Celia Grace Sept. 19

WINSTON/MARION - There will be a police-escorted classic car cruise throughout Winston and Marion counties, Saturday, Sept. 19, all for a very good cause.
“Cruisin’ Classics for Celia Grace, will benefit 3-year-old Celia Grace Hamlet, who has been diagnosed with the rare genetic disorder MLD (Metachromatic Leukodystrophy Disease).  Doctors have suggested gene replacement treatment in Italy, a treatment that will take four months and is not covered by insurance.  
Celia is the daughter of Gary and Kassie Hamlet, of Winfield.  Gary is a Winfield Police Officer  and Kassie works for Citizens Bank in Winfield.
The police-escorted 77-mile cruise which will take place from 7 a.m. until noon, will go through Brilliant, Haleyville, Bear Creek, Hackleburg, Hamilton, Guin and Winfield.
Registration will begin at 7 a.m. at Grey’s Landing, located at 7005 Highway 129 next to the Hampton Inn in Winfield off of I-22.  The cruise is open to all cars manufactured prior to 1989.  Registration is $25 per car, and includes a T-shirt and entry for door prizes, including a 50/50 pot.  Breakfast and lunch will be available on-site.
The cars will leave out at 9 a.m. and arrive in the following towns at the approximate times:

• Winfield - 9:10 a.m.;
• Guin - 9:20 a.m.;
• Hamilton - 9:45 a.m.;
• Hackleburg - 10:10 a.m.;
• Bear Creek - 10:30 a.m.;
• Haleyville - 10:45 a.m.;
• Brilliant - 11:15 a.m.

The Hamlet family thanks everyone in advance for helping their beautiful little girl.

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