Bill Casey from Langley brought his 1926 Chevy one-ton. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

UPDATE: Record results at car show fundraiser for Langley school

For more than 30 years, D.W. Poppy has been hosting unique annual event

Hundreds of cars and thousands of spectators turned out for the annual D.W. Poppy car show school fundraiser on Sunday (May 6), generating a record $35,000 in contributions based on preliminary estimates.

There were 650 entries on display on the back field, ranging from brand-new exotics to legendary muscle cars and antique classics.

The unique fundraising event has been going on for over 30 years at the school, located at 23752 52 Avenue.

The money raised goes to support shop and various athletics programs as well as the school dry grad.

This year’s show beat the previous record of $29,000 raised last year.

READ MORE:Langley car show generates record donations

It’s the number one fundraiser for D.W. Poppy, one that recently inspired another Langley school, Brookswood Secondary, to host a car show.

READ MORE: Strong turnout for first Brookswood Secondary car show



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It was perfect convertible weather. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

Kim Hammond from Aldergrove was one of many visitors to the show. He has his own car, but it’s not quite ready for showing, he said. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

Car fans are reflected by the immaculate paint of a classic Thunderbird. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

Jason Wiseman and Kaylee Grafstrom pose with his classic Mustang. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

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