Vettes for Vets car show in West Pittston benefits American Legion


Staff reports



From the left, Leo Sperrazza, Ellen Quinn and Judy Stevenson try their hand at the 50-50 raffle during the Vettes for Vets car show Sunday, June 12 in West Pittston. Quinn won the raffle and donated the pot back to the 1st Lt. Jeffrey DePrimo West Pittston American Legion, which sponsored the event.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

The Vettes for Vets volunteers distribute gift bags to all Corvette owners entering their vehicles into the car show at West Side Auto in West Pittston on Sunday, June 12. All proceeds of the event benefit the 1st Lt. Jeffrey DePrimo West Pittston American Legion.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Charlie Burns, Wyoming, stands next to his 1980s Corvette. There were over 60 Corvettes entered into the Vettes for Vets car show held Sunday, June 12 in West Pittston.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Although he’s not old enough to drive, Chase Valeski, 7, is old enough to dream as he sits in this 1999 Corvette at the Vettes for Vets car show in West Pittston on Sunday, June 12.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Ron Gitkos, left, owner of West Side Auto and a veteran, chats with Kevin Smith, center, and Chipper Bell during the Vettes for Vets car show Sunday, June 12 in West Pittston.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Over 60 Chevy Corvettes dating from the 1950s through 2016 fill the West Side Auto parking lot during the Vettes for Vets car show Sunday, June 12 in West Pittston.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

WEST PITTSTON — Vettes for Vets, a Corvette-only car show benefiting the 1st Lt. Jeffrey DePrimo West Pittston American Legion was held Sunday, June 12 in the parking lot of West Side Auto on the corner of Wyoming and Montgomery avenues.

More than 60 cars were entered in the show, with models dating from the 1950s through 2016. The event also featured food, raffle prizes and a 50-50 drawing.

From the left, Leo Sperrazza, Ellen Quinn and Judy Stevenson try their hand at the 50-50 raffle during the Vettes for Vets car show Sunday, June 12 in West Pittston. Quinn won the raffle and donated the pot back to the 1st Lt. Jeffrey DePrimo West Pittston American Legion, which sponsored the event.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_Vettes-for-Vets-2016-6.jpgFrom the left, Leo Sperrazza, Ellen Quinn and Judy Stevenson try their hand at the 50-50 raffle during the Vettes for Vets car show Sunday, June 12 in West Pittston. Quinn won the raffle and donated the pot back to the 1st Lt. Jeffrey DePrimo West Pittston American Legion, which sponsored the event. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

The Vettes for Vets volunteers distribute gift bags to all Corvette owners entering their vehicles into the car show at West Side Auto in West Pittston on Sunday, June 12. All proceeds of the event benefit the 1st Lt. Jeffrey DePrimo West Pittston American Legion.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_Vettes-for-Vets-2016-1.jpgThe Vettes for Vets volunteers distribute gift bags to all Corvette owners entering their vehicles into the car show at West Side Auto in West Pittston on Sunday, June 12. All proceeds of the event benefit the 1st Lt. Jeffrey DePrimo West Pittston American Legion. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Charlie Burns, Wyoming, stands next to his 1980s Corvette. There were over 60 Corvettes entered into the Vettes for Vets car show held Sunday, June 12 in West Pittston.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_Vettes-for-Vets-2016-2.jpgCharlie Burns, Wyoming, stands next to his 1980s Corvette. There were over 60 Corvettes entered into the Vettes for Vets car show held Sunday, June 12 in West Pittston. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Although he’s not old enough to drive, Chase Valeski, 7, is old enough to dream as he sits in this 1999 Corvette at the Vettes for Vets car show in West Pittston on Sunday, June 12.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_Vettes-for-Vets-2016-3.jpgAlthough he’s not old enough to drive, Chase Valeski, 7, is old enough to dream as he sits in this 1999 Corvette at the Vettes for Vets car show in West Pittston on Sunday, June 12. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Ron Gitkos, left, owner of West Side Auto and a veteran, chats with Kevin Smith, center, and Chipper Bell during the Vettes for Vets car show Sunday, June 12 in West Pittston.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_Vettes-for-Vets-2016-4.jpgRon Gitkos, left, owner of West Side Auto and a veteran, chats with Kevin Smith, center, and Chipper Bell during the Vettes for Vets car show Sunday, June 12 in West Pittston. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Over 60 Chevy Corvettes dating from the 1950s through 2016 fill the West Side Auto parking lot during the Vettes for Vets car show Sunday, June 12 in West Pittston.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_Vettes-for-Vets-2016-5.jpgOver 60 Chevy Corvettes dating from the 1950s through 2016 fill the West Side Auto parking lot during the Vettes for Vets car show Sunday, June 12 in West Pittston. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Staff reports

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