12th Annual Friends of Steve McQueen Car and Motorcycle Show
“Towering Inferno” Movie Screening Thursday: May 30, 2019
Commemorative Dinner: Friday May 31, 2019
Steve McQueen Car and Motorcycle Show: Saturday, June 1, 2019
Kickback Dinner: Saturday evening after car show
Chino Hills, CA: “You are there on the 135th floor, no way down, no way out” – other than to bask in the fiery excitement of the 12th Annual Friends of Steve McQueen Car and Motorcycle Show, hosted at Boys Republic, 1907 Boys Republic Drive, Chino Hills, CA. This year’s event will revolve around the blazingly suspenseful film, “Towering Inferno”, starring Steve McQueen, Paul Newman and a brigade of Hollywood’s biggest stars.
The action begins Thursday evening, May 30th, with a screening of “Towering Inferno” held at 6:00pm in the Boys Republic Gymnasium, seating is limited and the movie is complementary with donations accepted at the door, refreshments served at intermission, visit our website to reserve your seat now. The Commemorative dinner follows on Friday evening, May 31st. The evening will include a silent auction and wine tasting, followed by a movie themed dinner program and live auction. The meal will be planned, prepared and served by culinary students of Boys Republic.
The car and motorcycle show will take place on Saturday, June 1st. Discounted pre-registration on the website through May 15, 2019 affords you to request placement with your club, group, and friends. Registration after May 15th we will not be able to accommodate requested placements.
After the show, guests can enjoy the 2nd annual Kickback Dinner including a cocktail hour, dinner and camaraderie to wrap up this year’s event. You can purchase your tickets when you register online.
There is another opportunity for enthusiasts wishing to head out on patrol by signing up for the 4th Annual Steve McQueen Rally, sponsored by Russo and Steele, McKenna Automotive & Marine Air, Inc, taking place on May 4th and 5th, 2019. Participants will begin their two-day journey with a private tour at the Petersen Museum in LA, with an overnight stay in beautiful Lake Arrowhead, ending with a luncheon at the newly constructed Bistro at Boys Republic. Limited registration for the rally which includes all previously mentioned car show activities. More information will be available on the Friends of Steve McQueen website.
The Boys Republic was established in 1907, as a private, non-profit community for at-risk boys and girls, ages 13-17. McQueen attended as a student from 1947-49. The actor credited the school with turning his life around and pointing him on the path to success. He never forgot that connection, and remained involved with the school even after he became a Hollywood star and legend. The McQueen family continues that involvement today.
Over the past eleven years, the car and motorcycle show has raised more than $2.5 million, with all proceeds donated to Boys Republic. As a result, improvements to the campus include a new teaching bakery, renovations of the 60 year-old gymnasium, and complete renovations to the six campus living units. For students participating in the school’s re-established auto-tech class, monies have been pledged to fund an annual scholarship to graduates continuing these studies at the community college level.
The show was originally established by members and friends of the Porsche 356 Club of Southern California, and continues to attract automobile, motorcycle and off-road enthusiasts from throughout the United States.
For pre-registration and further information, visit www.stevemcqueencarshow.com