Municipality in front and behind the scenes at George Old Car Show

The George Municipality served in front and behind the scenes at the George Old Car Show at the weekend.

Councillor Elizabeth Stroebel accompanied Junior Council and was driven by Karl Reitz of the Southern Cape Old Car Club

The well-attended 2019 event was opened by George Executive Deputy Mayor Charlotte Clarke. Accompanied by Councillor Elizabeth Stroebel and Junior Council members Ehsanul-Lee Booysen (Municipal Manager) and Justin Yawe (Speaker), Cllr Clarke said the Southern Cape Old Car Show was one of the icons of George Tourism.

Left to right: Co-sponsor Oakhurst Insurance Head of Client Services Gerhard Sonnekus, George Executive Deputy Mayor Charlotte Clarke, Junior Council Municipal Manager Ehsanul-Lee Booysen from George High School, Junior Council Speaker Justin Yawe from York High School, Councillor Elizabeth Stroebel and Southern Cape Old Car Club chairman Japie Beyers

“It’s an event and brand that developed over the years, reflecting excellent cooperation between the municipality and the private sector. May the George Old Motor Show and what it represents continue to bring joy to all participants and visitors for many years to come.”

Junior Council Municipal Manager Ehsanul-Lee Booysen (passenger seat) and Speaker Justin Yawe (back) arrived in style and joined the Deputy Mayor on stage during her opening speech

In addition to financial support, the George Municipality provides extensive services support to the event every year including on-site fire safety, traffic regulation around the venue, safety and security planning, refuse removal, installation of electricity kiosks if required and administrative support from the Tourism, Local Economic Development and Communications departments.

Caption: George Executive Deputy Mayor Charlotte Clarke is welcomed by the Southern Cape Old Car Club chairman Japie Beyers at her arrival at the George Old Car Show on Saturday. Cllr Clarke opened the event.

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