UNION CITY, Ohio – The Union City Ohio Police Department hosted the annual car show Saturday evening in an effort to raise funds in support of the their K-9 Unit program.
According to police chief Mark Ater, the event was a huge success – with over 50 cars participating in this year’s show. In addition to the variety of classic automobiles, live music by The Blue Leafs out of Tipp City, food and drinks were onhand for everyone in attendance to enjoy.
“We appreciate the support of the community and all of those who participated in making the event a success,” Chief Ater said. “We would especially like to thank the UCOFD members for their assistance helping out on the event.”
The car show is held each year in front of the police and fire department on the 400 block of Elm St., in conjunction with Stateline Heritage Days. All proceeds go to ongoing training and other expenses associated with the K-9 Unit, which has been a key factor in helping the combat of possessing and transporting of drugs in Union City.
“Without the community the K-9 unit would not be able to continue to take drugs off of our streets,” Chief Ater concluded.
For more information about the Union City Ohio PD and its K-9 program log on to their official Facebook page at facebook.com/ucopd.