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Keels & Wheels 23rd Annual Concours d’Elegance Announces Title Sponsor: The Jon & Jacqueline Hodges Charitable Organization
News Release
Thursday, March 08, 2018

Presenting a 2018 Lincoln MKC SUV for the annual car raffle

Seabrook, TX (March 8, 2018) – The 23rd Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance, benefiting Today’s Harbor for Children formerly known as The Boys & Girls Harbor, is pleased to announce an additional 2018 Title Sponsor, The Jon and Jacqueline Hodges Charitable Foundation. The weekend-long, nationally acclaimed classic car and vintage wooden boat show takes place each spring at the Lakewood Yacht Club in beautiful Seabrook, TX and attracts more than 15,000 attendees. The car and boat exhibitors come from every part of the United States, as do the spectators. The event will be held May 5-6, 2018.

“We are excited and thankful to have The Jon and Jacqueline Hodges Charitable Organization join us as a title sponsor for our 23rd Annual event,” said Bob Fuller, Keels & Wheels Concours Chairman. “Their support helps us produce a wonderful event and give back to Today’s Harbor for Children, whose mission enhances the lives of over 100 Houston children each year.”

The Jon and Jacqueline Hodges Charitable Organization will donate a 2018 Lincoln MKC SUV from BayWay Lincoln as this year’s official raffle vehicle. To participate in the raffle, guests can purchase one ticket for $20 or five tickets for $100. Bayway Lincoln dealership has generously agreed to cover all administrative costs of the vehicle, including taxes, title and license fees. Funds generated by the raffle will help support Today’s Harbor for Children’s facility and programs. Attendees will also have the chance to participate in activities such as the "Kids Build a Boat" event and a “Soap box Derby “for Kids, vote in the "People's Choice" award.

Jon Hodges, Founder of The Jon and Jacqueline Hodges Charitable Organization, added: “We are well acquainted with the struggle to acquire and maintain the goals of a higher education, as well as understand the benefits it can provide. As a firm believer in education I am dedicated in helping the youth succeed and easing the burden many face. As an organization that has a mission which aligns with Keels & Wheels, it is our honor to be involved with them.”

The Jon and Jacqueline Hodges Charitable Organization was founded in 2014 by Jon and Jacqueline Hodges with the intent to help students in the community and state achieve higher education and reach their full potentials. The foundation helps support local organizations and charities whose mission is to help the community provide and foster environments that allow children the ability to grow and develop into successful adults. 

Additional title sponsors of the event include the City of Seabrook and Bay Area Regional Medical Center.

PRICE:

$30 General Admission if purchased online in advance

$40 General Admission ticket at the gate per person

Kids 10 and under are free

Tickets may be purchased at Keels-Wheels.com or by calling 713-521-0105

About Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance:

Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance is a weekend-long, nationally acclaimed classic car and vintage wooden boat show that takes place each spring at the Lakewood Yacht Club in beautiful Seabrook, Texas. Keels & Wheels welcomes approximately 200 cars and 100 boats, and has raised more than $1.7 million for local charities, while drawing thousands of participants and spectators from all over the U.S. and Europe. Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance is made possible with the support of Title Sponsors the City of Seabrook, Bay Area Regional Medical Center and The Jon and Jacqueline Charitable Foundation.

Proceeds from the 2018 event will again benefit Today’s Harbor for Children, formerly known as the Boys and Girls Harbor, whose mission is to provide a home and safe environment for abandoned and abused children and healthy, comprehensive care for children and families in crisis. For more information please visiwww.keels-wheels.com or follow us on Facebook.




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