The Lowdown
Name: CaliStyles' Cruisin' In For the Kids' Toy Drive
Location: Londontowne Community Center, Edgewater, Maryland
Date: Beginning of December 2006
Total vehicles in attendance: 75+ show trucks, but tons of "bar cars" and drivers
Spectator attendance: 350+

Fast 411: The event began soon after the loss of Cliff Brown's mother, so as to help the community. It has grown with a large effort from the entire CaliStyle club, as well as the minitruck community, which always brings it big with tons of toys and empty stomachs. People come from Connecticut, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, to Delaware just to hang out, have a blast, and help out some kids in need. All of the proceeds go to Sara's House, which is a shelter for single parents located in Fort Mead, Maryland. They always have a packed house of 150-plus. One of the volunteers said that some of these kids have never received a single Christmas present in their lives. All help and donations are much appreciated.

Events: Live band, D.J.s, giveaways, and ice ludge, and all you can eat. For $10 with a toy donation, it was all you can drink.

Sponsors: Autorush.com, Collision Car Care Center, Downtime Designs, Driven Addictions, Dropndrag.com, East Coast Printing Solutions, Get Bored Designs, Precision, The Pit Stop Bar and Grill, and a big thanks to Mid-Atlantic Deck and Fence for a generous donation.

Contact for future events: E-mail Cliff Brown at dragrocker@msn.com or visit www.cali-style.com for more information.