EFFINGHAM, Ill. _ This year’s Funfest for Air-Cooled VW set for June 3-5 will honor the late Corky Yager, who died in March. Yager was the brother of Mid-America Motorworks CEO Mike Yager and was influential in Mike’s decision to become involved in supplying parts and services for VW hobbyists. He was also the founder of Dade City, Fla.’s Sunray Bugs.
Sunray Funfest: A Corky Kind of Year kicks off Friday, June 3 with a Fun Run that leads to the annual Downtown Party on the Effingham Square. Hosted by the Effingham Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Downtown Party features local food and entertainment, and serves as the first chance for registered guests to receive a Celebrity Choice Award.
Participants can take in special displays, car show, Swapfest, expert seminars, product demonstrations and more. Celebrity Choice Awards take place Friday and Saturday.
For information, visit http://registration.funfestacvw.com/default.aspx or call 866-350-4539.