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Community Spotlight: Cruisin the Drag

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On our May 1st's Community Spotlight, Tori Bender met up with Erin Doran from the Downtown Great Falls Association, to hear about the 15th Anniversary of Cruisin the Drag.

The event is being held on May 3rd. Those who want to show off their cars can register by Bennett Motors from 8:00-10:00. All of the cars being shown will be lined up on Central Avenue. Tons of food and venders will also be there at each intersection. The winners of the event will be offered cash and/or trophy's for their categories.

This is also a family event. They are offering tons of games for the kids. Plus the Children's Museum will be free to the public all day.

For more information please call Erin at 453-6151.

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