A car cruise to say farewell to Gary Hopkins

Qualicum Beach car fan was a true community citizen

A memorial classic car cruise is planned for this Saturday, Oct. 6 in Qualicum Beach in memory of Gary Hopkins.

Hopkins, the owner of Gary’s Bistro, was instrumental in the growth of the annual Show and Shine in Qualicum Beach. He died Sept. 27. The cruise Saturday will begin at 11:45 a.m. starting between Fourth Avenue and the roundabout, and head down Memorial Ave to Second Avenue, past Gary’s Bistro and on to the Civic Centre.

A Celebration of Gary’s Life will begin at the Civic Centre, at 747 Jones Street, at 1 p.m.