The Elegance At Hershey

Elegance at Hershey presents checks totaling $125,000

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Elegance at Hershey presents checks totaling $125,000

Hershey, PA – In celebration of its 2014 success, The Elegance at Hershey Board of Directors and Executive Director Kara Lang were pleased to present checks totaling $125,000 to JDRF, the AACA Museum and the AACA Library & Research Center on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at The Hotel Hershey. Organizers presented $75,000 to Theresa F. Haenn, Executive Director JDRF Eastern Pennsylvania Delaware Chapter and MaryAnn Pruden, Development Coordinator JDRF Central PA Chapter; $25,000 to Chris Ritter, Chief Librarian of the AACA Library...

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Elegance at Hershey 2014 Winners

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Elegance at Hershey 2014 Winners

2014 Elegance at Hershey Award Winners   Governor’s Cup 1935 Duesenberg Mormon Meteor Owner: Harry Yeaggy Photo credit:  Jay Hirsch Founder’s Award 1931 Minerva AL Convertible Sedan Owners:  Joseph & Margie Cassini, III Photo credit:  Jim Butler The Hotel Hershey Award 1947 Delahaye 135-M Owners:  Robert & Sandy Bahre photo credit:  Mike Jones People’s Choice Award 1954 De Soto Adventurer Owner:  Paul Gould Jack Rich Award 1934 Alfa Romeo 8C Owner:  Roger Willbanks Most Elegant Open Pre-War 1928 Mercedes-Benz S Owner:  John...

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4th Annual Elegance at Hershey Weekend is Full Throttle Ahead

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4th Annual Elegance at Hershey Weekend is Full Throttle Ahead

Beyond a car show, this weekend of events is a destination event for three great causes! Hershey, PA (June 10, 2014): The Elegance at Hershey Fathers’ Day weekend of family-friendly events will take place this weekend, June 13-15 at The Hotel Hershey® property.  Weekend activities include vintage hill climb racing, a 5K run, dinner and charity auction.  The weekend culminates with The Elegance at Hershey, a unique automobile show featuring a line up of more than 65 of the world’s rarest automobiles.  Bob Lutz, Honorary Chairman will also be...

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Elegance Receives a Special Gift

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Elegance Receives a Special Gift

Hershey, PA (June 9, 2014) –       The Bosack Family has generously donated a 1936 Ford Cabriolet from their personal collection to The Elegance at Hershey. This vehicle will be sold to the highest bidder on eBay, and all proceeds will go to the JDRF. This vehicle will be displayed at The Elegance Plaza on Sunday June, 15 at The Hotel Hershey ®. Click here for more information and to bid on this amazing vehicle! The Elegance at Hershey is a 501 (c) (3) charity event showcasing the finest antique and vintage cars to raise awareness and...

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Elegance at Hershey Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Sable MK1 Prototype

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Elegance at Hershey Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Sable MK1 Prototype

Hershey, PA (May 13, 2014): The Elegance at Hershey is proud to announce that the Sabel Mk1 prototype will be displayed during two of the weekend’s events – the Grand Ascent on Friday, June 13 and Saturday, June 14.  The fully restored prototype vehicle will be reunited with its original builder Mr. John Sabel. This Sabel Mk1 Prototype was the first of approximately 30 cars built by John Sabel beginning in the early 1960’s, and was John’s personal car.   This car’s construction was started in the fall of 1963 and completed the following...

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The Elegance at Hershey named in “Best Auto Events of 2014”

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Hershey, PA (March 10, 2014) –  In a recent MSN Autos article, “Best Auto Events of 2014”, written by noted automotive historian Ken Gross, “The Elegance at Hershey” was included within the prestigious list. Among other world-class events including the Pebble Beach and Amelia Island Concours, Mr. Gross gave his reasons for including The Elegance: “From the Vintage Sports Car Club of America-sanctioned Grand Ascent hill climb to the stunning lawn display on the grounds of the remarkably renewed historic Hotel Hershey, this first-class...

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The Elegance at Hershey names Robert A Lutz Honorary Chairman

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The Elegance at Hershey names Robert A Lutz Honorary Chairman

Hershey, PA (January 21, 2014) – Robert A. Lutz is president and chief executive officer of Lutz Communications, counting among its clients General Motors Company from which he retired May 1, 2010, as vice chairman after a 47-year career in the global automotive industry that included senior leadership positions at BMW, Ford and Chrysler. Lutz began his automotive career in September 1963 at GM, where he held a variety of senior sales and marketing positions in Europe until December 1971. For the next three years, he served as executive...

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The Elegance at Hershey Welcomes Frank Buck to Board of Directors

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The Elegance at Hershey Welcomes Frank Buck to Board of Directors

Hershey, PA (October 25, 2013) – The Elegance at Hershey is thrilled to announce the appointment of Pennsylvania businessman and car collector Frank Buck to the Board of Directors. A serious car enthusiast and passionate collector, Frank Buck has been involved with vintage cars since the age of 16, with the acquisition of his first Model A.  Working at a Chevrolet dealership while still in high school, Frank went on to open his own service stations and repair facility in 1965. Expanding his vehicular interests, he added a Peterbilt...

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The Elegance at Hershey Names Lisa Leathery Executive Director

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The Elegance at Hershey Names Lisa Leathery Executive Director

Hershey, PA (October 25, 2013) – Lisa Leathery has been named the Executive Director of The Elegance at Hershey.   Leathery, who worked the final three months of the 2013 event, was offered the position for 2014. The Elegance at Hershey Board made this decision because they believe that her event management skills will bring new dimensions to the three-day weekend of charitable events. A lifelong car enthusiast, Leathery has an extensive background in the automotive industry. For 15 years, she led the event management and marketing for...

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The Elegance at Hershey Announces 2014 Event Dates

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The Elegance at Hershey Announces 2014 Event Dates

HERSHEY, PA (September 10, 2013) – Organizers of The Elegance at Hershey weekend of charitable antique car events are proud to announce that this years event was a resounding success!  More than 6,000 attendees enjoyed a weekend packed with great vintage racing, a challenging 5k foot race, and a top-notch Concours d’Elegance.  The activities of The Elegance at Hershey weekend helped raise the total charitable donations to over $500,000 in just three years of its’ existence. The Elegance raises funds to help find a cure for juvenile diabetes...

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