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Rotary Club of Tamworth West cancels Shannons Tamworth Motor Show until 2023 due to COVID-19 concerns | The daily leader of the North

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CAR enthusiasts won’t be heading to town this year after the cancellation of the Shannons Tamworth car show. The much-loved annual event is the biggest fundraiser for the Tamworth West Rotary Club, with the show attracting leaders from across the country. But in a Facebook announcement, the club confirmed that the show would not take place on its usual weekend in May this year, but would instead be postponed until 2023. Richard Chaffey, a member of the event’s organizing committee, said the difficult decision was made due to COVID-19. and car supply problems. READ ALSO: ‘We just don’t want to be caught up in the costs of setting up and running and not being able to recoup the funds,’ Mr Chaffey said. “So we decided to call it early. Most of our feeding programs that we use have all been cancelled,” he said. The program usually generates around $30,000, which the club donates to charities, community organizations and support groups in need. After a successful show in 2021, Mr Chaffey said it was “hugely disappointing” to have to cancel it this year.” As things stand, we weren’t ready to take the risk as a club. “, he said. The organizers are hoping for the event to return in 2023 and have already scheduled it for May 20 and 21. Our journalists work hard to provide local and up-to-date information to the community. C This is how you can continue to access our trusted content:


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