A car show to benefit Steve “Psycho” Norder will be held at St. Mary’s Parish Car Show Grounds in Bear Creek on Saturday.
Norder is battling three types of cancer including Leukemia, but continues to fight. He has always had a passion for restoring cars, completing 13 in his lifetime, along with over 40 classic gas pumps.
Dick Fletcher, a friend of Norder, said really the car show was Norder’s idea to give away some of the trophies they’ve accumulated over the years.
“Stevie and I were sitting at a car show one Sunday afternoon and Stevie made the comment, ‘Fletch, what are we going to do with all these trophies we’ve been winning over the years? My garage is full, yours is full. Why don’t we have a car show and redo these trophies and give them away?’ That’s kind of how this all started.”
While Steve didn’t have the intention to hold the car show as a benefit for himself, Terry Lorge, Fletcher and a couple of others decided to take initiative to help him with the costs associated with Norder’s health.
“Trophies and Treasures in Clintonville is absorbing all the costs to re-purpose these trophies,” said Lorge. “Fletch and I and Steve’s sister Sue, who was a classmate of ours, decided to turn this into a benefit to maybe help out with some of the astronomical medical bills that he’s been facing.”
The car show runs from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday on the car show grounds and costs $5 to enter the show, but admission is free for spectators.
To help support the benefit, attendees will have the opportunity to bid on silent auction items, bucket raffles and more. Food, beverages and a bounce house will be available, along with live music.
Photo Courtesy: Sue Mares