Boulder vintage auto clearly show honors King Soopers capturing victims

Dave Seper, a not too long ago retired Boulder police sergeant, desired to shell out tribute to people who died in the mass capturing at the south Boulder King Soopers in March.

So he turned the very best-in-show award at the yearly charity automobile show he organizes into  the “Boulder Strong” award to honor all 10 people today who lost their life, as nicely as renaming two other awards to honor two of the victims: Boulder Police Officer Eric Talley and Distinctive Olympian Teri Leiker.

“I’m likely to have these improvements on every single yr,” Seper mentioned. “I don’t want people today to neglect.”

Adam Omar, 7, checks out a automobile at the ninth yearly LETR StarLite Typical Motor vehicle & Motorbike Clearly show. The clearly show was held Sunday at the Boulder Creek Hometown Festival in downtown Boulder.(Amy Bounds/Staff members Author)

Together with honoring people who died, the ninth once-a-year StarLite Basic Vehicle & Motorcycle Clearly show continued to gain Special Olympics Colorado and the Legislation Enforcement Torch Operate. The present was held Sunday at the 22nd once-a-year Boulder Creek Hometown Pageant in downtown Boulder.

Completely, 54 vehicles competed in the present. A further four were being introduced in from the garage of Stephen Tebo, of Tebo Qualities, for display.

Tim Lambert, a senior deputy with the Adams County Sheriff’s Business, performs bagpipes in honor of the 10 individuals who died in the March 22 capturing at the south Boulder King Soopers. The victims were honored at the ninth annual LETR StarLite Common Automobile & Motorcycle Clearly show, which was held Sunday at the Boulder Creek Hometown Competition in downtown Boulder.(Amy Bounds/Employees Author)

The awards ceremony started out with Tim Lambert, a senior deputy with the Adams County Sheriff’s Office, enjoying “Amazing Grace” on bagpipes, followed by a instant of silence.

The car display contains prizes in each and every of 10 categories, which include a not long ago additional modern day common class for vehicles created immediately after 1985. This year’s “Boulder Strong” finest-of-present award, as well as the people’s selection award, went to a 1956 Ford T-Bird owned by Jodie Brown.

The “Top Cop” award, which goes to a present or retired police officer with a car or truck in the demonstrate, was offered in Talley’s honor. Talley, who was the to start with officer to respond to the taking pictures, was a longtime supporter of Particular Olympics and a Torch Run member.

The “Flame of Hope” award, which goes to a motor vehicle picked out by Distinctive Olympics athletes, was provided in Leiker’s honor. Leiker, who used 31 many years functioning at King Soopers as a courtesy clerk, was a Special Olympian who participated in keep track of and subject, basketball and softball.