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Downtown Event Honors Yakima Man

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YAKIMA, Wash.--Downtown Yakima honored one of its former city council members by celebrating cars in his memory.
The first "Ron Bonlender Memorial Car Show and Cruise The Ave" had everything from old school cars to a huge marbles tournament.
Ron's wife said he was committed to making Yakima a better place, and he would be thrilled to see all the revitalization efforts happening here.
"This would be really exciting for him," said Kathi Bonlender. "He'd be down here in a heartbeat."
People will be cruising downtown till 10 p.m. so you can join in the fun or stop by and check it out.
Bonlender said she hopes this event will become an annual thing and add to the growing number of downtown events.