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Posted: Friday, December 21, 2007 3:50 am | Updated: 6:51 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

You’ve wrapped almost all your presents, been to a few holiday parties, sent out all your packages, drank your share of egg nog and are looking for just one last present or two to wrap up your holiday shopping.

You’ve wrapped almost all your presents, been to a few holiday parties, sent out all your packages, drank your share of egg nog and are looking for just one last present or two to wrap up your holiday shopping. Well here’s a great way to finish up your holiday stocking stuffers as well as give back to those less fortunate this time of year.

Thorobred Chevrolet, located at 2121 N. Arizona Avenue (Country Club Drive) in Chandler, in conjunction with the US Marines “Toys for Tot’s” foundation, are teaming up with Santa Claus for free pictures with Santa today through Sunday until 6pm! You can bring your child and have a professional picture taken with Santa and while you’re at Thorobred Chevrolet bring an unwrapped toy to donate to those kids less fortunate on Christmas Day. The Marines “Toys for Tots” foundation does an excellent job every year in collecting toys for underprivileged kids throughout the country. Why not help bring a smile to a little girl or boy this holiday by bringing in an unwrapped toy to Thorobred Chevrolet and while you’re there get a free picture with Santa!

We’ve also mentioned how this time of year is simply the very best time of year to be in the market for a new car or truck. Car dealers are looking to close the sales books on 2007 on a high note and that means great deals for you. Did you know that at Thorobred Chevrolet you can even get pre-qualified for a loan online ( On the website you can then schedule a test drive and show up for your appointment hassle-free. Then all that’s left are picking out the right color and options. Thorobred Chevrolet welcomes your calls and questions at 800-495-1897. Give them a call or take a drive down to Arizona Avenue just south of Elliot Road and experience the Thorobred difference for yourself. You’ll be glad you chose Thorobred where their professional attitude and community spirit make your new car or truck purchase a guaranteed winner.

For all you classic car buffs, mark your calendar for next month’s annual Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction January 12-20 in Scottsdale. This is 37 th year for the annual event featuring Shelbys and Stingrays, Rolls Royce, and Roadrunners. Known as “The World’s Greatest Collector Car Events,” Barrett-Jackson will feature over 1000 of the world’s top collector cars. Vehicles like the ‘Cuda, Caddie, Bel Airs, and Mercedes Benz will be on display at the auction.

“With the consignment process completed we’re beginning our home stretch towards the most diverse, star-studded auction in the 37 year history of Barrett-Jackson,” said Craig Jackson, Chairman/CEO of the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company. “We pride ourselves on covering every segment in the growing collector car world. Muscle cars, pre-war gems, resto-mods, entry level cars and outrageous custom machines from across the globe will all be well-represented at our 2008 Scottsdale event.”

This year the auction will feature the very first made 2008 Dodge Challenger and a 2008 Ford Shelby will be sold. The winning bid on the Challenger will benefit “Not my Kid, Inc.” while the Shelby proceeds will go towards the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The team at Barrett-Jackson also snagged some innovative machines for auction. The firebreathing car crunching robot “Robosauraus” will be auctioned off! Also at the auction, the “Blastolene,” a massive custom roadster built by the Blastolene Brothers measures 19.5 feet long, 8 ft. wide and housing an enormous 702cid V12 engine.

There will also be the “Celebrity Car” segment. Cars from “Thelma and Louise,” John Schneider’s 1969 Dodge Charger Coupe, “The General Lee” from the TV series “Dukes of Hazzard,” as well as Jesse James’ “Flying Car” from the hit TV series, “Monster Garage” will be up for grabs!

Barrett-Jackson is as much fun to walk around and attend as it is for those who can afford to bid on these classic car beauties. Stay tuned to On the Road for more details on this fun, lively, event coming up next month in Scottsdale!

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