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Aberdeen-based classic car club makes charity its main hobby

Aberdeen-based classic car club makes charity its main hobby

Starting a car club was never in Clint Powell’s plans.

Getting together with his buddies to show off his 2010 Chevrolet Camaro, 1977 Chevrolet Corvette and 1969 Mercury Cougar XR7 was a favorite pastime for the 49-year-old Aberdeen resident.

But “I had no intention whatsoever of starting an actual organization,” he says.

That changed when one of his friends was diagnosed with esophageal cancer.

“I wanted to do a car show and use the proceeds to help him out financially and to boost his morale, but I quickly realized that you have to be a real organization, or sponsors and businesses don’t take you seriously,” he says.

So in...

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