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Tuesday September 9, 2014
Children of all ages will have the opportunity to get up close to vehicles of all sorts during the Touch-A-Truck at Martinsville Speedway Saturday.

Presented by the Charity League of Martinsville and Henry County and Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County, Touch-A-Truck will have dozens of different modes of transportation on display for people to see, hear and touch.

There will be a monster truck, a fire truck, an ambulance, a helicopter, a race car, a police car, a limousine, a state police motorcycle, a crime scene truck and many more on display in the Martinsville Speedway infield.

"Charity League has hosted events for children in Martinsville and Henry County over the past 83 years.

Touch-A-Truck will be the league's largest public event for children," said Chandres Pickett, fundraising chair for the Charity League of Martinsville and Henry County. "We are thrilled to have so many community partners to achieve this goal."

The event will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the infield of Martinsville Speedway. Admission is $5 for children with adults admitted free.

All proceeds will benefit the children of Martinsville and Henry County.

Concessions will be available for purchase, including The Famous Martinsville Speedway Hot Dog®.

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