Come to Powell High School today for the third annual Travis Wegener Memorial Car Show and Disc Golf Tournament. The show outgrew the Food City parking lot, but manager Donny Rector and his staff continued to support the event with food donations.
Travis Wegener grew up in Powell and owned a landscaping business. He loved his Mustang and was involved with the Tennessee Valley Mustang Club. He was a faithful volunteer at Sharon Baptist Church.
Travis was a special man who died too soon. In his memory, the folks from Sharon Baptist, the Mustang Club, the Powell Business & Professional Association, and his friends and family rally annually to remember Travis and raise money for Enhance Powell.
Proceeds from the first car shows went toward development of the disc golf course at Powell Station Park. This year’s proceeds will be dedicated to low impact development of Collier Preserve, almost 12 acres of Beaver Creek serenity just a stone’s throw from I-75 on Emory Road next to the library.
Sharon Baptist members will cook lunch to be sold by the PBPA. There will be door prizes galore for the car show registrants and opportunities to visit with area businesspeople. Awards will go to the top 25 cars, and that presentation will be made at 2 p.m. inside the school’s air-conditioned auditorium.
John Diamond is hosting the second annual disc golf tourney with a clinic for newbies at 10 a.m. Registration includes a commemorative disc.
Come one, come all. It’s a community event for a good cause and to honor a good man.