Grannies à Gogo Car Wash Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the 29th Street Autoplex, behind sponsor Watkin Motors. All proceeds go directly to South African ‘Gogos’ (Zulu for ‘Grandmothers’) who are caring for their AIDS-orphaned grandchildren. These energetic women will carefully hand wash the vehicles at two separate stations for $15/car. A table of Grannies’ handicrafts, baking and preserves will be set up for customers to peruse while their cars are being cleaned. Browsers are welcome. (Grannies à Gogo photo)

Grannies à Gogo Car Wash Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the 29th Street Autoplex, behind sponsor Watkin Motors. All proceeds go directly to South African ‘Gogos’ (Zulu for ‘Grandmothers’) who are caring for their AIDS-orphaned grandchildren. These energetic women will carefully hand wash the vehicles at two separate stations for $15/car. A table of Grannies’ handicrafts, baking and preserves will be set up for customers to peruse while their cars are being cleaned. Browsers are welcome. (Grannies à Gogo photo)

Grannies calling for Vernon’s dirty cars as they wash up funds

Car Wash supports South African connection

Some local grannies are gearing up to clean up area cars and trucks in support of a good cause.

Soapy water buckets, wash mitts and spray wands are all ready for the Grannies à Gogo Car Wash on Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Autoplex, 4607 – 29th St., behind Watkin Motors.

In the movie Car Wash, Rose Royce sings: “There ain’t no tellin’ who you might meet, at the car wash, workin’ at the car wash, girl.”

In fact, there will be a crew of girls – grannies, that is – sponsored and assisted by Watkin Motors, working up a lather on dirty cars. All proceeds go directly to South African ‘gogos’ (Zulu for ‘grandmothers’) who are caring for their AIDS-orphaned grandchildren.

These energetic women will carefully hand wash the vehicles at two separate stations for $15/car.

A table of Grannies’ handicrafts, baking and preserves will be set up for customers to peruse while their cars are being cleaned. Browsers are welcome.

“It has been a muddy winter and we’re calling all dirty cars to come clean in support of disadvantaged African gogos,” said Susan Fenner.

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