June 18,2021 10th Annual Baden Volunteer Fire Department’s Fundraiser

Baden Volunteer Fire Department

Station 836

Brandywine, MD  20613

                                                                                    June 18, 2021

10th Annual Baden Volunteer Fire Department’s ‘under the lights’ Show with entries of Cars, Trucks, Rat Rods, Bikes and Antique Fire Trucks’.  “Best in Show Trophy donated by Trophies by Design was presented toRon Cutchember of Clinton, Maryland for his spectular ’69 Camaro!

This ’69 Camaro was built in Charlotte, NC and later purchased by Ron for his very own.  It is called a ’69 Resto-Mod Camaro, meaning it has the old body in it, but the interior and drive train has been up-graded. Ron has owned this treasure for the last 7 years.   It has an LS3 drive train.  The color is Inserno Orange which is a new GM factory color.

The 10th Annual Baden Volunteer Fire Department’s Cars, Trucks, Rat Rods. Bikes & Antique Fire Trucks – Welcomed everyone!  This annual event is a fundraiser for the Baden Volunteer Fire Department, Station 836, that was held on June 18th (4-9:30 p.m.).  This show had 251 paid vehicles and 500 spectators came through the gate to view the show!  It was an outstanding turnout for this Baden VFD’s fundraiser.  Thank you again!

The weather for the afternoon and evening for this year’s ‘under the lights’ was perfect! The DJ was Bob Hartman’s HardRock’s DJ Service was “Outstanding”!  The mixture of old country and 50’s music for the show.  The Tri-County Cruiser’s (many are volunteers with the BVFD) had their rods parked on the hill for show and attention to catch the unknowing traveling public!  What a show!  The camaraderie and competition between old friends and acquiesce drawn together in the brother and sisterhood of their special rides was amazing to see!  The individual talent, tooling and imagination of these rodders’ rides were something for an individual’s eyes to behold.  What a fun afternoon with great rides to see cruising over the ballfield to stage for the judging as the evening moved on to dusk.   The delicious food by Texas Ribs of Clinton, and our special DJ, Dan Hartman, HardRock’s DJ Service and so many of our surrounding neighbors providing a high number of public attendance in support of their Baden VFD fundraiser event. 

The Baden VFD members with the help of the Tri-County’s Cruisers Rod & Custom Car Club volunteers organized a flawless show for the rodders.  Door prizes were given and ballots for the children to pick a rodder for the “Kids Choice” Trophy.  A candy jar guessing contest added a little more fun for the children/grandchildren of the rodders!  Something for the whole family!

The volunteers from both organizations worked together to make this outstanding show – it was “hoods and trunks up” to be judged by 7:30 p.m.!  We had some spectacular sponsors again this year: Dennison Landscaping, Texas Ribs of Clinton served up sumptuous BBQ ribs, burgers, hotdogs and fries! They were also one of our financial supporters for the spectacular trophies that were awarded! We witnessed some really neat rods, bikes and even an antique fire truck out there on the field!   The show will be on the Baden VFD website at badenvfd.com and at the top click on “About us” and pull down to the 2021 car show.  It will also be posted on Facebook.

Many thanks from the Baden Volunteer Fire Department for the support from the following businesses for sponsoring these trophies in the Top 35 Categories:

Trophies for the following were sponsored by Texas Ribs & BBQ of Clinton:  Dickie Cairns’ ’66 Chevy II Nova, William Oliff’s ’64 Chevy Impala, Bonnie Buchanan’s ’30 Ford A 5-Window, and Dwayne Milstead’s ’70 Dodge Challenger.  Dennison’s Landscaping sponsored the following trophies:  Paul Wong’s ’71 Chevy Corvette, Marcus Smith’s ’64 Ford F100, Frank Stratchko’s ’37 Chevy Pickup, Ray Richard’s ’69 Chevy RS SS, Jimmy Downes’ ’62 Chevy Impala, Kevin Clements’ ’70 Pontiac GTO, Gary Jameson’s ’68 Camaro, Andy Grant’s 2001 Camaro SS, Sean Ducker’s 2020 Corvette, William Quade’s 2020 Chevy Camaro, Harry Lynch’s ’69 Camaro, Don Bellin’s ’81 Corvette, Jim Morris’ ’32 Ford Roadster, Tommy Cox’s ’67 Chevelle, Doug Cooper’s ’69 Pontiac GTO, Skip Thompson’s ’66 Corvette, Ed Flaherty’s ’99 Trans Am Pontiac, Raymond Patterson’s ’79 Pontiac Firebird,  Casey Staples’ 2020 Camaro, and Tina Wells’ 2018 Camaro.  Brandywine Automotive sponsored:  Tim La Joite’s 2005 Dodge Magnum, Donald Nielson’s ’34 Chevy Sedan Master & Thomas Buchanan’s ’30 Ford A Roadster Pickup.  United Rentals sponsored:  Robert Burness’ ’30 Ford A & David Staples’ 2019 Camaro.  R&D Cross sponsored:  Bobby Smith’s ’72 Chevy C-10 & Jason Williams’ ’66 Chevy Pick-up.  Monday’s Truck’in sponsored:  Patrick Strain’s ’69 Corvette.  The show sponsored:  Danny Mayo’s ’40 Ford Coupe, John Cross’ ’73 Chevy C-10 & Ruddie Ramsey’s 2015 Corvette.

Trophies for Special Awards were sponsored as follows:  Waldorf Chevrolet CadillacBest Chevy – Kenny Hence’s ’66 Chevelle, Waldorf FordBest Ford – Alfred Johnson’s ’57 T-Bird, Waldorf DodgeBest Dodge – Zachary Whiston’s ’72 Challenger, Goads Lumber CompanyBest GM (Non Chevy) John L. Davis’ ’57 H/T Olds, Brandywine RentsBest Truck – Randy Powell’s ’71 Chevy Cheyenne, Bozick Distributors, Inc.’s Best Unfinished – Rock Hall’s ’85 Dodge, Midas of WaldorfSpecial Interest – James Costley’s ’85 T-Bird Pro Street, Metro Golf CartsBest Muscle Car – Jay Guy’s ’70 Chevelle, Ed’s Plant WorldBest Engine – Dan Watt’s ’72 Chevy C-10 Truck, Joe’s Superior Interiors Best Interior – James Dodson’s ’55 Chevy

Belair, Waldorf ToyotaBest Paint – Wade Mahaffey’s ’62 Corvette, Best Built Barns Best Street Rod–Patricia Burrouighs’ ’46 Chevy Coupe, United RentalsBest Antique – Jeff & Donna Roberts’ ’31 Ford Model A, Roger Hamilton Kid’s Choice –Corey Beale’s ’52 Chevy Belair, Marlboro MowersLadies Choice –Arnold Warner’s ’57 Belair, National Street Rod AssociationNSRA Safety Award – Jimmy Herriman’s ’68 Camaro, Tony HallPresident’s Choice – Mike Kirby’s ’55 Chevy, Price Oil CompanyRat Rod – Timothy Burke’ ’27 Ford T, Marlboro Trading PostRat Rod – Mike Morris’ ’29 Chevy 4 Dr. Sedan, T.E. Wood FarmBest Bikes – Dana Sanners’  2004 Harley Road King, Brandywine Carriage Tours – Best Bikes – Paul Carter’s 2017 Harley Davidson J, Baden VFD – Best Bikes -Laura Wilson’s 2006 Harley Softail Deluxe, &  Pat Farrell’s 2015 Harley Davidson, Amber’s Disposal & Janemark Winery – Fire Truck – C. Cox, Jr.’s ’62 Ford F-950 Huntingtown VFD, Best of Show – Trophies by Design – Ron Cutchember’s  ’69 Camaro!

A big “THANK YOU” to our business sponsors and Baden’s surrounding communities’ for the outstanding attendance of many adults plus their wonderful children, Baden Volunteer Fire Department members and the Tri-County Cruisers Rod & Custom Car Club volunteers for their help and support of this annual fundraiser for the Baden Volunteer Fire Department.

Thanks to an outstanding photographer for all photos taken:  Lacey Thompson.