Auction Marks 70 Years with Classic Car Fundraiser Featured
09 July 2017
ADESA Boston location celebrated 70 years recently in business with two special events in June -- an anniversary sale and a car show/motorcycle run fundraiser.The 17th annual classic car show and motorcycle run raised $17,300 through a live auction, show entry fees and sponsorships. All proceeds benefit JDRF, a leading advocacy group for people with type 1 diabetes. Since 2001, this annual event has raised more than $600,000 for numerous children’s charities.More than 50 classic cars and motorcycles were entered in the show. A 30-mile, police-escorted motorcycle run took 40 riders through scenic Massachusetts towns. The event included live music, raffles and food catered by Fulciniti’s Market. Also in June, ADESA Boston hosted a 70th celebration, which drew many additional vehicles and dealers to the auction’s 16 lanes on sale day. The milestone anniversary included a display of cars and trucks to represent the seven decades that ADESA Boston has been in business. The vehicles ranged from a 1941 Chevrolet pickup truck and 1951 Ford V8 Deluxe Massachusetts state trooper car to a 2016 Tesla Model X P90D.