"Cars for Quints" car show honors Lake Charles quintuplets - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

"Cars for Quints" car show honors Lake Charles quintuplets

Source: Monica Grimaldo/KPLC Source: Monica Grimaldo/KPLC
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

Classic cars rolled in style at St. Luke-Simpson United Methodist Church as they hosted a car show to honor Lake Charles' first ever recorded quintuplets.

"It makes me proud that somebody actually thought about doing this for the kids," said attendee and car enthusiast Anna Hoffpauir. "They're precious little kids."

The Plauche family welcomed the quints in September 2012 and now, to help the family, organizers and car enthusiast Beth Bowers alongside her husband Joe, hosted "Cars for Quints"

"The same month we got our car done, the quints were born," said Bowers. "So, it was a two face thing and we decided, why not raise money for them."

Lake Area locals gazed as car owners showed off their best rides for a good cause.

"We like to just cruise around and do car shows with the group and have fun," said car owner and member of the Cajun Camaro car club Lee John. "Whenever we can combine that with doing a fundraiser such as "Cars for Quints," we even get more involved with that."

Bowers says she hopes to host another car show in the future and helping the Plauche family is something she's more than willing to do.

"Seeing them grow and they're just now starting to walk," said Bowers. "They're precious. We love them and we are very blessed to have them in our community."

Copyright 2014 KPLC. All rights reserved.

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Louisianians aren't buying viral video of 'Cajun red beans and rice'

    Louisianians aren't buying viral video of 'Cajun red beans and rice'

    Saturday, September 23 2017 1:22 AM EDT2017-09-23 05:22:53 GMT
    (Source: Food and Wine Facebook page)(Source: Food and Wine Facebook page)

    Remember the social media outrage from Disney's version of a 'healthy' Louisiana gumbo from 2016?

    More >>

    Remember the social media outrage from Disney's version of a 'healthy' Louisiana gumbo from 2016?

    More >>
  • TDL Week 4: High school football highlights

    TDL Week 4: High school football highlights

    Saturday, September 23 2017 1:20 AM EDT2017-09-23 05:20:48 GMT

    High school football scores and highlights

    More >>

    High school football scores and highlights

    More >>
  • UPDATE: Police arrest man wanted for stealing crossbow from store

    UPDATE: Police arrest man wanted for stealing crossbow from store

    Saturday, September 23 2017 12:25 AM EDT2017-09-23 04:25:38 GMT
    (Source: DeRidder Police Department)(Source: DeRidder Police Department)

    The man wanted in connection with the theft of a crossbow has been arrested according to a post made on the DeRidder Police Department Facebook page. DeRidder Police Department Paul Thomas Lavan, 49, of Kinder, is charged with theft by shoplifting. Surveillance photos released by the police showed Lavan at a DeRidder store where he allegedly removed an anti-theft device off of a crossbow and left the store without paying. The crossbow was valued at $398 The DeRidde...

    More >>

    The man wanted in connection with the theft of a crossbow has been arrested according to a post made on the DeRidder Police Department Facebook page. DeRidder Police Department Paul Thomas Lavan, 49, of Kinder, is charged with theft by shoplifting. Surveillance photos released by the police showed Lavan at a DeRidder store where he allegedly removed an anti-theft device off of a crossbow and left the store without paying. The crossbow was valued at $398 The DeRidde...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly