Driven By The Heart

One-of-a-kind collectible automobiles are rarely seen except by their ultra-wealthy owners. Underprivileged kids are a far too common sight. Once each year, however, the two groups come together in an event that gladdens the heart and stirs the spirit.
Words by Bill Lindsey | January 30, 2020 | Lifestyle

The Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance is one of the world’s premier automotive events, drawing cars and guests from all over the globe. While it caters to the top tier of car collectors, it serves as a fundraiser for a group far removed from cars owned by royalty and celebrities. Presented by Mercedes-Benz and AutoNation, the 14th Annual Boca Raton benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, starting with a kickoff party on the grounds of the Boca Raton airport and then flowing to the signature events held on the grounds of the Boca Raton Resort & Club. Rick & Rita Case, noted philanthropists and founders of the Rick Case Automotive Group, will again provide leadership to an event that ensures South Florida’s position as a key element in the world of car collecting. Comedian Billy Gardell will serve as the headline entertainer as the event celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Dusenberg, the Marque Of The Year;