PAWTUCKET The John Martins Foundation proudly presents the First Annual John Martins Classic Cars and Tow Truck Show on Saturday Aug. 13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the grounds of McCoy Stadium. The rain date is Sunday Aug. 14. The family-friendly event is free and open to the public. It will feature a combination of classic cars and tow trucks for all car enthusiasts or anyone who would like to simply enjoy a day of remembrance with family and friends in honor of John Martins. Other activities include food trucks music face painting balloon artists fingerprinting Best of Show awards prize giveaways and raffles with a special appearance by former NFL Indianapolis Colts player Jamie Silva signing autographs. All proceeds and donations to benefit the John Martins Foundation to help support burn victims. The John Martins Burn Foundation is a nonprofit founded in memory of Rhode Island businessman John Martins a kind generous and charitable man admired by many because of his ethics states a release. Martins believed that with hard work and determination dreams can become a reality. On Sept. 4 2015 Martins was driving a tow truck back from a job when he lost control of his vehicle which plunged down an embankment and burst into flames. Doctors did not expect he would survive his extensive injuries more than 72 hours but Martins fought valiantly for his life for the next 23 days before succumbing to his injuries. His grief-stricken family created the nonprofit organization in his honor to benefit other burn victims. Read more: Call us if you need a tow truck John Martins Classic Cars and Tow Truck Show coming Read more on: via Website Feeds