Annual Car Wash Fundraiser

June 6, 2019

The 240 members of the Colts and Colt Cadets will be practicing more than music on Saturday, June 8, as they instead become experts at washing cars! 19 simultaneous locations will be staffed with members of both corps from 9:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. for the annual Colts Car Wash fundraiser. Since the inception of this program in 1985, over $350,000 has been raised for summer travel expenses of the Colts and Colt Cadets.

Last year, the groups washed over 750 cars and earned over $46,000 in donations and paid pledges. Proceeds from the car wash will be used for summer tour costs. Increased prices for diesel and food will be a real challenge this summer, and the car wash helps get the two groups down the road.

The car wash is free, with donations accepted. There is no minimum donation expected. The weather looks to be a great day for a car wash - sunny and a high of 80 - so be sure to stop at one of the many locations around Dubuque!

The Colts would like to extend a big THANK YOU to our host sites! The car wash would not be successful without the warm welcome we receive from these businesses.

2019 Car Wash Sites:
  • Advance Auto, 3190 Central Avenue, Dubuque
  • Los Aztecas, 2345 NW Arterial, Dubuque
  • Kwik Stop Key West, 2150 Twin Valley Drive, Dubuque
  • Theisen's, 2900 Dodge Street, Dubuque
  • Kwik Stop Fazoli's, 1210 E 16th Street, Dubuque
  • Beecher Beverage, 1691 Asbury Road, Dubuque
  • Kwik Stop Dairy Queen, 4039 Pennsylvania Avenue, Dubuque
  • Oky Doky Downtown, 250 1st Street, Dubuque
  • Big A Auto, 2311 Central Avenue, Dubuque
  • Little Leaps Learning Academy, 715 W Locust Street, Dubuque
  • Pioneer's Rest Stop, 4900 Old Highway Road, Dubuque
  • Tri-State Blind, 1068 Cedar Cross Road, Dubuque
  • Casey's Asbury, 5505 Asbury Road, Dubuque
  • Auto Zone, 75 JFK Road, Dubuque
  • Oky Doky Hill Street, 535 Hill Street, Dubuque
  • Hampton Inn, 3434 Dodge Street, Dubuque
  • Kwik Stop Peosta, 185 Peosta Street, Peosta
  • Spahn & Rose, 250 Harrison Street, Dubuque
  • Family Beer, 20200 Highway 20 West, East Dubuque

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