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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Galen Muller (319) 465-5119
January 23, 2013

Dukes of Hazzard, Young and the Restless star Catherine Bach, stellar vehicles
featured at O’Reilly Auto Parts Rod & Custom Car Show Feb. 23-24 in Monticello, Iowa

The cars won’t be the only stars at one of the region’s longest running rod and custom car
shows this February. KCRG-TV9 Presents the 44th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Rod &
Custom Car Show features the usual lineup of cherry show vehicles in addition to a special
appearance by Catherine Bach of “The Dukes of Hazzard” and “The Young and the Restless”
TV fame who will be available for autographs and photos.

Once again the winter family fun event will be held at the Monticello Berndes Center, 766
North Maple Street in Monticello, only 35 miles from Cedar Rapids or Dubuque on U.S.
Highway 151.

Visitors will see a new collection of street rods, custom cars, street machines, custom
motorcycles, race cars and hot pickup trucks. Winning exhibitors will receive trophies and
Citizens State Bank cash prizes. Spectators will vote the Peoples’ Choice Awards for
cars/pickups, motorcycles and model cars. O’Reilly Auto Parts once again will be providing
door prizes in the form of gift cards.
Added attractions:
 3-D Sound Company DJ Dave Palmer will provide music and commentary and serve
as awards MC for the 14th consecutive year;
 Caricature artist David Fliss, Flissart Entertainment, will provide free visitor portraits;
 Balloon artist Jacob Cowger, aka Sparkles the Clown, will delight the kids;
 Roving ventriloquist Rick Jenkins will entertain young and old;
 The A.J. Foyt Racing /ABC Supply Co. Indy Car will be on display;
 The 28th annual Model Car Contest will award trophies and model kits in four

Catherine Bach is an American original. It was a pair of cut-offs for her character “Daisy
Duke” on the TV series “The Dukes of Hazzard” that first captured the attention of millions
of fans. She currently plays Anita on the long running daytime show “The Young and the
Restless.” In addition to her acting Catherine is also a jewelry and clothing designer and

Catherine will be available for autographs and photos Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. and
from 6-9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A selection of vintage and current
Catherine Bach photos will be for sale at the show.

Show hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Awards presentation is
set for 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under. Children
12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. Get $1 off by bringing a can of food to
benefit Four Oaks family programs. Parking is free.

For more information visit or phone (319) 465-5119.
Show weekend phone is (319) 465-6640.

Rod and Custom Car Show
Monticello Berndes Center
766 N Maple Street
Monticello, Iowa 52310