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Car show to benefit Salem man

By Jean Jadhon, jjadhon@wdbj7.com
Published On: Sep 27 2013 05:06:11 PM EDT
Updated On: Sep 27 2013 05:10:30 PM EDT
SALEM, Va. -

It's a car lover's dream.  At least 200 cars of many makes and models will go on display Saturday at the Salem Civic Center.  It is time for the 5th annual Bethel Baptist Church  car show.

This year the engines will rev up to help a fellow parishioner.  The parish has rallied around one of it's own, 42 year old Phillip Adams who is in need of a heart transplant.

Adams heart is now helped by a pump that runs on batteries.  The sports loving, environmental engineer hopes a new heart can help get his life back to normal and he can once again enjoy doing the things he loves.  To hear Adams story click here.

Adams also loves cars and is a member of the Bethel Baptist Church. Proceeds from the sow Saturday will help with Adams' medical expenses.  The show is outside from 11am until 3pm. Saturday September 28th. Admission is free. The people who show their cars do pay a fee. Refreshments will be on sale.

If you'd like to make a direct donation to help Phillip Adams an account has been set up at Carter Bank and Trust. The deposits can be made at any Carter Bank and Trust location and should be made to the Phillip A. Adams Heart Transplant Fund.