Boulder traditional vehicle clearly show honors King Soopers capturing victims

Dave Seper, a a short while ago retired Boulder law enforcement sergeant, needed to fork out tribute to those who died in the mass shooting at the south Boulder King Soopers in March.

So he turned the finest-in-demonstrate award at the yearly charity auto display he organizes into  the “Boulder Strong” award to honor all 10 people today who shed their lives, as well as renaming two other awards to honor two of the victims: Boulder Police Officer Eric Talley and Exclusive Olympian Teri Leiker.

“I’m going to carry these alterations on each calendar year,” Seper stated. “I really don’t want individuals to forget about.”

Adam Omar, 7, checks out a auto at the ninth yearly LETR StarLite Basic Vehicle & Bike Present. The display was held Sunday at the Boulder Creek Hometown Competition in downtown Boulder.(Amy Bounds/Staff members Author)

Together with honoring all those who died, the ninth yearly StarLite Traditional Vehicle & Motorcycle Show continued to gain Distinctive Olympics Colorado and the Regulation Enforcement Torch Run. The clearly show was held Sunday at the 22nd once-a-year Boulder Creek Hometown Pageant in downtown Boulder.

Altogether, 54 cars and trucks competed in the show. A different 4 were being introduced in from the garage of Stephen Tebo, of Tebo Attributes, for display screen.

Tim Lambert, a senior deputy with the Adams County Sheriff’s Workplace, performs bagpipes in honor of the 10 persons who died in the March 22 shooting at the south Boulder King Soopers. The victims have been honored at the ninth annual LETR StarLite Traditional Car & Bike Display, which was held Sunday at the Boulder Creek Hometown Pageant in downtown Boulder.(Amy Bounds/Team Writer)

The awards ceremony began with Tim Lambert, a senior deputy with the Adams County Sheriff’s Office, actively playing “Amazing Grace” on bagpipes, adopted by a instant of silence.

The motor vehicle present incorporates prizes in each and every of 10 categories, which includes a not too long ago added modern day vintage class for automobiles manufactured soon after 1985. This year’s “Boulder Strong” finest-of-display award, as nicely as the people’s decision 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 automobile in the clearly show, was provided in Talley’s honor. Talley, who was the initially officer to reply to the capturing, was a longtime supporter of Exclusive Olympics and a Torch Operate member.

The “Flame of Hope” award, which goes to a vehicle chosen by Special Olympics athletes, was specified in Leiker’s honor. Leiker, who invested 31 yrs functioning at King Soopers as a courtesy clerk, was a Specific Olympian who participated in monitor and discipline, basketball and softball.