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Port of Camas-Washougal Holds Community Appreciation Event

Port of Camas-Washougal Holds Community Appreciation Event

Thursday, August 29, 2013

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Washougal, Wash. - August 29, 2013 - The Port of Camas-Washougal today announced its Wheels & Wings Cruise-In and Community Appreciation Event, to be held at Grove Field Airport on Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Port of Camas-Washougal Holds Community Appreciation Event
Classic Cars, Food and Family Fun for Everyone
Washougal, Wash. - August 29, 2013 - The Port of Camas-Washougal today
announced its Wheels & Wings Cruise-In and Community Appreciation Event, to
be held at Grove Field Airport on Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 10:00 a.m.
to 3:00 p.m.

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“We live in a great community and the Port wants to celebrate that and express
our thanks for everyone’s support,” said David Ripp, port executive director.
“Grove Field is the perfect venue for a classic car show, a barbecue and the
opportunity to enjoy our scenic Airport.”
Visitors to the event will enjoy the Port-hosted barbecue, dessert vendors, and
on-site music provided by a DJ. Family fun activities will include face painting
and a photo booth. The classic car owners will compete for trophies including a
Peoples’ Choice Award. Donations will be accepted for the Camas-Washougal
Aviation Association Scholarship Fund.
For more information, contact event coordinator Mary Murphy at 360-835-8098 or visit the Port’s website at http://www.portcw.com
About the Port
The port brings jobs and recreational opportunities through a 400-acre
industrial park, a 79-hangar general aviation airport and 350-slip pleasure boat
marina. Grove Field is a small, general aviation airport with a state-of-the-art
fueling station and 14 tie-downs in addition to the 79 hangars. The marina is
the largest publicly owned marina on the Washington side of the Columbia River
and has a floating restaurant, launch ramp, nearby hotel, fueling station,
electricity on the breakwater/guest dock, and is homeport to the Dolphin Yacht
Club. Newly acquired and in the planning stages, are 13.25 acres of Waterfront
Property connecting a 14-acre parcel of port-owned land to the east of the
marina. The industrial park boasts a 90+ percent occupancy rate of more than
40 businesses with an annual payroll of $8.9 million and is adjacent to
Steigerwald Commerce Center, 120+ acres of property currently under
development. The port also manages Captain William Clark Park at Cottonwood
Beach, the adjacent protective levee and Parkersville National Historic site. More
information is found at http://www.portcw.com.
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