041019_MNS_Cars_&_Q Ben Bunyard Emily Bridges Millard Choate Scot Rittenbaum Joseph Wood Jennifer Wood

ANNUAL FUNDRAISER: Organizers of the 10th annual Cars & ‘Q for the Cause are supercharged about fueling their best fundraising year on record. The award-winning car show and party hosted by Choate Construction in support of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Georgia chapter returns to Choate’s Sandy Springs headquarters May 5 from 3 to 6 p.m., and is on the threshold of raising over $1.5 million to fund a cure for cystic fibrosis, the genetic lung disorder affecting about 30,000 in the U.S. Advance tickets include dinner and range from $20 to $40 with access to the bar. Tickets rise to $30 and $50 April 26 and may sell out. Admission is free for children under 8 and so is parking. Choate is located at 8200 Roberts Drive in Sandy Springs. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.carsnq.com or email carsnq@choateco.com. The Cars & ‘Q for the Cause core committee includes, from left, Ben Bunyard; Event Director Emily Bridges; Choate Construction Chairman and CEO Millard Choate; Scot Rittenbaum, executive director of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Georgia chapter; and 2019 Cars & ‘Q for the Cause Ambassador Finn Wood, 2, with his parents, Joseph and Jennifer Wood.

Organizers of the 10th annual Cars & ‘Q for the Cause are supercharged about fueling their best fundraising year on record. The award-winning car show and party hosted by Choate Construction in support of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Georgia chapter returns to Choate’s Sandy Springs headquarters May 5 from 3 to 6 p.m., and is on the threshold of raising over $1.5 million to fund a cure for cystic fibrosis, the genetic lung disorder affecting about 30,000 in the U.S.

The event has grown by leaps and bounds in its 10-year history, and now tops 1,200 attendees enjoying 120-plus stellar cars; a generous spread of BBQ from Jim ‘n Nicks; continuous pours from local craft breweries Lagunitas, Gate City, Pontoon and Eventide; silent auction items; live music and more. Last year alone, Cars & ‘Q raised a record-breaking $435,433 for the foundation.

Advance tickets include dinner and range from $20 to $40 with access to the bar. Tickets rise to $30 and $50 April 26 and may sell out. Admission is free for children under 8 and so is parking. Choate is located at 8200 Roberts Drive in Sandy Springs.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.carsnq.com or email carsnq@choateco.com.

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