For the third year running, a lucky South Tama High School senior attending the After Prom event tomorrow night (Saturday, April 28) can drive home in a new car.
A group of local business people have donated a vehicle to be awarded as one of the prizes at the event. The 2006 Chevrolet Impala is fully road-ready and is on display at Iowa Step and Tank at West Grace and U.S. 63 in Toledo. It lists at $10,000.
Mike and Mitzi Waterbury, owners of Sandhill Auto Salvage, rural Tama, donated the car. Butch Kupka, Butch Kupka Auto Body, rural Toledo, repaired it.
This 2006 Chevrolet Impala worth $10,000 will be won by a South Tama High School senior who attends After Prom this Saturday night. Donating the vehicle are (left to right) Mike Waterbury, Sandhill Auto Salvage, Butch Kupka, Butch Kupka Auto Body, Duane Cline and Mitzi Waterbury, Sandhill Auto Salvage, Dale Kreiss and Doug Yuska, D’s Auto, and Kendall Jordan S&S?Car Wash. Steve Baier, OK?Tire, Capper Ford and Tama Police were also involved in the project. News-Herald/John Speer
Mechanical inspection and an oil change along with oil change certificates were provided by D's Auto, Doug Yuska and Dale Kreiss. Bear's O.K. Tire, Tama, Steve Baier, provided new tires and S&SCar Wash, Toledo, detailed the car. Tama Police provided a free vehicle inspection so it can be registered and licensed. Capper Ford, Marengo, also donated to the project.
After Prom will be held at the South Tama High School in Tama following the "This is the Night"- themed Prom at the Reinig-Toledo Civic Center.
The annual After Prom event provides a variety of activities for Prom-goers in a supervised environment and is organized by parents of South Tama High School students.