Car Show Memories

On Friday, July 28, the Butler Chamber of Commerce held its second annual car show on Butler’s Historic Downtown Square. Live music was provided by the Country Duo, and a Kids Car parade was enjoyed by all, especially the 10 kids who participated. Sheriff Chad Anderson started off the race, and while there was some chaos, it was extremely entertaining.

Thirty-five car show entries were judged, with the resulting winners:

Classic – Anna Wiles of Adrian

Muscle Car: Robert Umstattd of Montrose

Rat Rod: Harper Kreisel of Belton

Truck: Eugene Ward of Butler

Motorcycle: Joseph Rodriguez of Butler

People’s Choice: Leonard & Nancy Wyatt of Harrisonville

Best of Show: Bill & Donna Pemberton


Peoples Choice awarded to Leonard & Nancy Wyatt, presented by Janelle Armentrout Butler Chamber of Commerce President


Best of Show awarded to Bill & Donna Pemberton, presented by Cindy Carrillo -World Finance

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The Country Duo Band

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Kids Car Parade 2017

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The Butler Chamber of Commerce would like to extend a big thank you to so many people who helped make the 2nd Annual Butler Chamber of Commerce Car Show a huge success! A special thank you to Sheriff Chad Anderson, the Bates County Sheriff’s Department, and the Butler Police Department for helping with the Kids Car parade.

Thanks also to the car show judges for their time and hard decision making with all of the great entries!

A big thank you to all of the businesses and individuals who supported the event: World Finance, Car Quest, Midwest Lumber, Sonic, Erik White, Heather Diehl, Martin Trophies, Clifford Smith, Typhoon Bay, and Tonya Williams.

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