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PERRYSBURG, OH (Toledo News Now) -
Perrysburg Car Cruise helps local businesses and restaurants.
Fridays in the summer, people from all over bring their cars to the Perrysburg Schools
administration lot for the cruise. The idea started when one local business
owner was looking into creative ways to increase business.
Ruffner, owner of O-Deer Diner, talked to the superintendent of Perrysburg
Schools, and started the car show on their property. Ruffner says the most
important part of the show is that it helps the local economy.
used to have two employees there on a Friday night, now I have four," he said. "So
I've increased my business that much. You talk to, like Casa Barron's downtown,
or Fifth Street Pub, or Perrysburgers – I mean, it's a waiting line to get into
those restaurants on Friday nights."
also have a 50/50 raffle, which raises money for the after-prom committee at
the school. They've already raised $1,900 for the committee.
car cruise will continue on Friday nights until Oct. 11.